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Ellsworth homecoming produces Panther pride
UPDATE: Spring Valley Middle-High will be open for classes Monday; repairs underway
Schneider receives Dykstra Faculty Excellence Award
St. Joseph Parish School welcomes two new staff members
Nightclub dancer charged in Hager City drug case
crime and courts
Operation Migration helped whooping cranes survive
Football: Guts outweigh distractions in Ellsworth’s homecoming win
Volleyball: Errors spoil Ellswoth's shot at SCC
Nick Connelly, former RWHS football star, dies of cancer
Girls' golf: Pierce County well represented in MBC All-Conference
spring valley cardinals
Old school Vegas in Prescott
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Gallery: A snowy day for pumpkins
United Way calls for grant applications
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
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PIERCE CO. HIGHWAY COMMITTEE: 9/20/18 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 8/28/18 County Board Minutes
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMM.: 9/26/18 Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/25/18 County Board Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/6/18 Board Meeting Minutes
Dam Days film screening aims to shine a light on farmers
Not giving up on making vino in the valley
Aldi site stormwater concerns examined; river should not be impacted
What's going down in west central Wisconsin's dairy industry
WHEDA grants support future senior living apartments
Place a Business Announcement
Marlan M. Hanson
Florence C. "Flossie" Jakes
Robert "Bob" Ottman
George and Jean Grajkowski
Christopher Meyer Celebration of Life
Joe and Mary Wieser
Jerry and Lucy
Literally Lorna column: Turning 50 is a new life chapter
Viewpoint: I want to hear from you
Letter to the editor: Legion Auxiliary members sought
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crime and courts
July 31, 2018
New Richmond man pleads to lesser offense in attempted homicide case
A New Richmond man accused of attempting to kill his mother pleaded guilty this week to two charges in the case. Omar Martinez, 26, pleaded guilty...
July 31, 2018 - 2:27pm
Wisconsin roundup: Woman charged with leaving decaying cow carcass on her property; more state news stories
A 64-year-old town of Lakeside woman is accused of leaving a decaying cow carcass on her property for several months. One neighbor says the...
July 31, 2018 - 11:25am
July 11, 2018
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Computer crime reported; Cattle in the roadway
Warrant arrest Deputies found and arrested a man with a felony warrant at 8:21 p.m. June 25 at 368 W. Main St., Ellsworth. The man, an Ellsworth...
July 11, 2018 - 2:29pm
February 19, 2018
Ellsworth woman sentenced to 5 years in prison
A St. Croix County Circuit Court judge sentenced an Ellsworth woman to a prison term exceeding state recommendations for stealing more than...
February 19, 2018 - 9:29am
February 5, 2018
Plea agreement reached in Red Wing murder case
A plea agreement was reached Monday, Feb. 5, in the 2017 shooting death of a 27-year-old man in Red Wing's East End. Charles Deonta Jones, 27,...
February 5, 2018 - 1:15pm
February 2, 2018
Allwine receives life sentence for killing wife, staging suicide
A Cottage Grove man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife following a failed murder-for-hire plot. A Washington County jury...
February 2, 2018 - 1:56pm
February 1, 2018
Jury convicts Cottage Grove man accused of killing wife
A Cottage Grove man has been convicted of first-degree premeditated murder. Stephen Carl Allwine drugged and shot his wife, Amy Allwine, before...
February 1, 2018 - 11:09am
December 11, 2017
Change in testimony delays Red Wing murder trial
A murder trial scheduled to begin Monday was pushed to February after a witness last week changed their testimony to now say they saw the April...
December 11, 2017 - 2:03pm
June 10, 2013
Minnesota Mother, Daughter In Wisconsin Court On Murder Charges
APPLETON - A Minnesota mother and her daughter are scheduled to enter pleas this afternoon in the 2007 murder of the mother's domestic partner near Appleton, Wisconsin. 54-year-old Dianna Siveny and 34-year-old Kandi Siveny, both from the Twin Cities area, are charged in Outagamie...
June 10, 2013 - 3:33pm
April 25, 2013
Schaffhausen to be sentenced in July
HUDSON - Convicted killer Aaron Schaffhausen will be sentenced next July. He pleaded guilty last month to killing his three daughters in River Falls, but had claimed his mental state meant he wasn't responsible. A jury disagreed. Each of the three counts of first-degree intentional...
April 25, 2013 - 8:36am
April 16, 2013
Prosecution makes closing arguments in Schaffhausen trial
HUDSON - A state prosecutor was making his closing arguments early this afternoon in the Aaron Schaffhausen sanity trial in Saint Croix County. This morning, defense lawyer John Kucinski told the jury that Schaffhausen suffered from a depression that was made stronger by a dependence...
April 16, 2013 - 4:14pm
April 13, 2013
Jurors see graphic photos of Schaffhausen crime scene
Graphics photos of the crime scene where Aaron Schaffhausen killed his three daughters were shown to jurors in a Wisconsin courtroom yesterday. Forensic image specialist Larry Ventura was testifying for the prosecution. He showed the court images of the girls' bodies in their bedrooms...
April 13, 2013 - 2:12pm
April 11, 2013
Witnesses spot Schaffhausen at St. Paul hotel before he drove back to River Falls
HUDSON - Aaron Schaffhausen spent the night at a hotel in downtown Saint Paul, just hours before he drove to River Falls and killed his three young daughters. At his sanity trial yesterday, Holiday Inn employees testified that Schaffhausen was reading on the patio of a pub while...
April 11, 2013 - 10:32am
April 10, 2013
Schaffhausen won't take the stand, defense rests case
HUDSON - The father who admitted to killing his three daughters last summer in River Falls will *not* take the stand in his insanity trial. Thirty-five-year-old Aaron Schaffhausen declined to testify today and told the judge it was his decision. The defense has rested its case....
April 10, 2013 - 12:47pm
April 9, 2013
Psychologist offers theory in Schaffhausen murders
The psychiatrist appointed by the court says Aaron Schaffhausen was sane when he murdered his three little daughters. The clinical psychologist hired by the defense says he was not. Psychiatrist Ralph K. Baker testified Monday, and psychologist J. Reid Meloy took the stand Tuesday...
April 9, 2013 - 3:29pm