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Homicide-by-vehicle charge filed against driver in 2015 Roberts crash
Mill rate increase less than expected; elementary school named
Wisconsin roundup: Xcel Energy customers can expect 3 percent rate hikes; fewer voting absentee this year; 12 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Democrats want federal monitoring of state elections; suspended UW student returns to court on sex allegations; 9 more state news stories
Charges: Suspect used car to injure man
crime and courts
WIAA girls cross country: Kassye Todd, steady as ever
WIAA boys cross country: Peña to represent Prescott
WIAA football: Former all-conference lineman excels as a running back
WIAA cross country: Panthers wrap up season with pack mentality
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
The Halloween house on the hill
WATCH: Harvest and Halloween
Do you descend from Pierce County pioneers?
Stagehands announce 'The Drawer Boy'
Happening Halloween: Where are the tricks and treats?
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Vernon Lund, 85
Eugene Helmer, 83
Harold K. Olson, 87
Ricky D. Rodewald, 62
Mary C. Hilden, 87
EDITORIAL (Oct. 19, 2016): Calling a spade a spade
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 19, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 12, 2016): Don’t end up a tragic headline -- stop for buses
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 12, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 5, 2016): Carrying the torch of history
Real Estate Showcase
March 16, 2016
Child-sex charges issued in Pierce County
A Spring Valley man returns to court this month on allegations that he had sex with an underage girl. Brandon M. Baringer, 24, is charged in...
News/crime and courts
March 16, 2016 - 10:02am
March 9, 2016
Sprucing up main street businesses made possible by CDA
SPRING VALLEY -- Spring Valley business owners in TID #3 who want to spruce up their building facades have the opportunity to use village grant money, thanks to the Community Development Association. TID #3, which includes most of the main street (McKay Avenue) plus a few other buildings,...
March 9, 2016 - 8:39am
Quarter century in ministry, pastor takes latest challenge
SPRING VALLEY/ELMWOOD -- Encouragement from others led Guy Bergenthal to the ministry. Bergenthal was employed in the Diesel Locomotive industry...
March 9, 2016 - 8:36am
February 25, 2016
Warren Petryk column: Sparsity aid legislation moves on to Senate
Last week, the state Assembly passed Assembly Bill 824 which would restore some of the Sparsity Aid that Spring Valley lost due to an overage...
February 25, 2016 - 3:42pm
February 24, 2016
Deputy chief earns top nod
SPRING VALLEY -- Spring Valley Fire Chief Terry Shafer can’t say enough good things about Spring Valley Fire Department Firefighter of the...
February 24, 2016 - 2:40pm
Alleged bowling ball barrage leads to charges: Spring Valley man accused in case
TOWN OF RICHMOND -- An errant bowling ball allegedly shot from a cannon during 2015 Fourth of July festivities led to criminal charges against a Spring Valley man. One ball blasted through the roof of a town of Richmond barn, leading to thousands of dollars’ worth of damage, according...
News/crime and courts
February 24, 2016 - 11:05am
February 17, 2016
New 1st grade structure gets positive reviews
SPRING VALLEY SCHOOL BOARD -- A new structure for first grade was the topic of a presentation to the Spring Valley School Board at a special meeting early last week.The board heard a report from first grade teachers Renee Dykhouse, Lisa Fesenmaier and Jane Borgerding on how the structure...
February 17, 2016 - 3:43pm
Ice fishing derby marks 16th year
SPRING VALLEY -- The Spring Valley Lions Club will hold its 16th annual ice fishing derby 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20 at Lake George Eau...
February 17, 2016 - 3:38pm
February 11, 2016
Warren Petryk column: Requalifying Spring Valley for Sparsity Aid
Sparsity aid has become a staple financial support program for many of our rural schools not only in the 93rd Assembly District but for rural...
February 11, 2016 - 1:43pm
February 10, 2016
Demolition slated for part of old Ford garage
SPRING VALLEY -- Part of the old Ford garage in downtown Spring Valley will soon be demolished, after the Spring Valley Village Board gave its blessing to owner Chad Raasch at its Feb. 3 meeting. The northeast corner, or the back portion of the building, is in disrepair and beyond...
February 10, 2016 - 10:12am
Meals for SV seniors now at restaurant
SPRING VALLEY -- A new arrangement for senior meals made available by the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Pierce County in Spring Valley promises convenience and inclusiveness. Spring Valley’s senior meal program has moved to Sneakers Pub and Eatery in the village,...
February 10, 2016 - 10:11am
January 28, 2016
Steps taken to conduct facilities vote in April
SPRING VALLEY -- Steps were taken by the Spring Valley School Board early last week to conduct a facilities referendum during this spring’s election. The board approved resolutions necessary to go to a non-recurring referendum on Tuesday, April 5, to exceed the revenue limit by...
January 28, 2016 - 10:13am
January 13, 2016
SV trustee against county’s jail finance plan; Water study needed to address major issues
SPRING VALLEY -- Though it seems to be “a moot point,” trustee Rich O’Connell made it clear at the Jan. 6 Spring Valley Village Board meeting he is not happy with how Pierce County has chosen to fund the new county jail/sheriff’s department. The county Finance & Personnel...
January 13, 2016 - 12:53pm
Facilities referendum for spring gets firmed
SPRING VALLEY -- A facility maintenance and repair referendum proposed for this spring’s election was firmed by the Spring Valley School Board at a special meeting early last week. The board discussed the scope of work, amount and duration of the upcoming referendum. At the board’s...
January 13, 2016 - 12:17pm
January 6, 2016
Updated costs heard as referendum plans made
SPRING VALLEY -- Updated facility maintenance costs and timelines for an upcoming referendum were discussed by the Spring Valley School Board last month. The updated costs were higher in most areas than the original estimates. Superintendent Dr. Donald Haack said, though the difference...
January 6, 2016 - 11:09am