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New county shop enters design phase
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
Raynee Farrell celebrates 40 years at Bank Mutual
Wisconsin roundup: State's Dems expect convention to end with unity; no bench experience for Walker's Supreme Court pick; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Hwy. 10 motorcycle crash
crime and courts
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
Volleyball: Welsch, club team place 3rd at nationals
Baseball: Ellsworth Legion advances to Gopher State semis (w/video)
SCVBL: Ninth inning RF rally hands Hawks 3-2 loss
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 8/2/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 8/1/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/1/16 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 8/1/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Our county fair is a celebration of how we all work together
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
Real Estate Showcase
June 30, 2016
Holiday driving to be construction-free; $21M in business tax breaks handed out to 11 people; cheese heist reported -- again; eight more state news stories
MADISON -- Most of the major highway projects in Wisconsin are being put on hold at noon Thursday for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says peak travel times are expected to be from noon to 8 p.m. both Friday and Monday. DOT officials...
June 30, 2016 - 11:39am
March 16, 2016
SUV suspected at scene of more than 20 crimes: Torrent Church trailer among items stolen
EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. -- A Twin Cities man was arrested inside an SUV suspected at the scene of multiple crimes between St. Croix and Pierce counties...
News/crime and courts
March 16, 2016 - 10:19am
March 10, 2016
Vehicle suspected in western Wisconsin crimes found in Twin Cities
A Twin Cities man was arrested last weekend in a vehicle suspected of participating in multiple break-ins between St. Croix and Pierce counties....
News/crime and courts
March 10, 2016 - 12:08pm
August 19, 2015
Gas Lite burglary ‘left a dent,’ owner says
The owner of a popular Ellsworth tavern said last week he is offering a reward following a burglary at the business. Gas Lite Bar and Grill owner Jay Oricchio said burglars broke into the bar early Tuesday, Aug. 11, and made off with a safe. He didn’t disclose the amount of...
News/crime and courts
August 19, 2015 - 1:54pm
January 21, 2010
Woman charged in theft from Hudson bar
HUDSON - A woman has been charged with felony theft from a business in connection with her employment at a downtown bar and restaurant. One felony count of theft against Tracee Danielle Anderson, 28, was filed in St. Croix County Circuit Court Jan. 11. The criminal complaint alleged...
January 21, 2010 - 9:59am
November 27, 2009
Minnesota man charged after alleged assault in church
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Lindon Roy Knutson, 61, of Bemidji, Minn., is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail on charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, third-degree assault, aggravated robbery and theft for allegedly beating and robbing a 73-year-old woman Tuesday afternoon at...
November 27, 2009 - 1:19pm
July 28, 2009
Judge tells former Franklin School Board president to stay out of casinos
A judge has told a former Franklin School Board president to stay out of casinos, while she faces misdemeanor theft charges. Prosecutors said Roseann Lewandowski, 59, was caught on camera stealing a few hundred dollars from the Franklin Little League. The camera was reportedly...
July 28, 2009 - 9:24am
July 21, 2009
Former School Board president caught on camera stealing Little League funds
A former president of the Franklin School Board is due in court next Monday, after she allegedly stole money from a friend and the friend later videotaped her stealing Little League funds. Roseann Lewandowski, 59, will be charged today. Milwaukee County prosecutors released the...
July 21, 2009 - 9:00am
June 15, 2009
SV man sentenced for felony theft
A Spring Valley man was placed on a deferred prosecution agreement for 30 months Friday in Pierce County Circuit Court for felony theft. Peter J. Flanigan, 35, was charged with taking over $16,000 during a four-year span. Terms of the agreement call for Flanigan to pay restitution,...
crime and courts/News
June 15, 2009 - 4:30pm
March 25, 2009
ID theft increases: What you can do to prevent it
When Dennis Sorenson first started with the Pierce County Sheriff's Department over 25 years ago, identity theft was a crime that hardly existed. Today, he wishes that was the case. "We've seen a big progression of those within the last five years," said Sorenson, now a lieutenant...
March 25, 2009 - 2:01pm
January 12, 2009
Man sets Las Vegas wedding date, but heads to Hawaii alone
They were supposed to get married in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve, but the groom-to-be is now thought to be on the island of Maui in Hawaii maybe with another woman. According to Investigator Doug Ducklow of the Pierce County Sheriff's Department, Raymond Jackson, 40, of Eagan, Minn.,...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 2, 2009
Two men in custody after alleged theft from grandparents near Amery
An alleged spending spree by two Minnesota men came to an end Sunday in Lake City, Minn., after police there found a small safe missing from a Polk County home. According to Polk County Sheriff's Department officials, at around 5:55 p.m. on Dec. 28 they were notified that the safe...
January 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 9, 2008
Barron County officials say no recognizable bones taken in graveyard theft
Authorities in northwest Wisconsin are still not sure who dug up a baby's grave from 1925 as an apparent Halloween prank. Barron County sheriff's detective Dave Kuffel said it's not likely that any recognizable bones were stolen. He said a bag of marbles or other trinkets were apparently...
December 9, 2008 - 9:00am
November 18, 2008
SV contractor charged with theft
A Spring Valley man was charged last month in Pierce County Court with felony theft. Peter J. Flanigan, 34, is accused of taking over $10,000 during a four-year span. If found guilty, Flanigan faces a maximum penalty of $25,000 dollars and/or 10 years prison. His next court appearance...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
November 4, 2008
$100,000 cash taken from Hager City home
An estimated $100,000 cash was taken from the Clarice Huddleson home in Hager City last month. Huddleson reported the burglary to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department Oct. 9. She reported the suspect(s) entered her residence through a door and, besides the cash, removed several...
November 4, 2008 - 12:00am