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Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
Funeral for drowned Ellsworth boy is Wednesday in River Falls
Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
Legislative candidates sound off in River Falls
Panel tosses out ethics complaint against Johnson; St. County County DA says ‘it’s good to move on’
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
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
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
Kyra Hayes, 16
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
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
September 15, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State considers looking for source of Walker John Doe leak; shipwreck discovered in Lake Superior; nine more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's Republican attorney general and at least one GOP lawmaker want to find out how secret John Doe testimony was leaked, hinting at "pay to play" in state politics. The Justice Department says it's looking at options to address legal questions raised by the leak...
September 15, 2016 - 9:31am
September 14, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Gas pump 'skimmer' discoveries prompt investigations; state's uninsured number shrinks; eight more state news stories
MADISON – State officials say about 15 credit and debit card skimming devices have been found on gas pumps around Wisconsin since the start of August. And the Wisconsin State Journal says the FBI and IRS have investigated pumps at several Madison area gas stations -- but no arrests...
September 14, 2016 - 9:59am
September 12, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State aims for small-town entrepreneurship; prosecution seeks to keep Dassey behind bars; nine more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's job creation agency says a new grant program will boost entrepreneurship throughout the state, especially in small to medium sized places. The state's Economic Development Corporation has announced a pilot program to give grants to nonprofit groups and communities...
September 12, 2016 - 10:02am
August 30, 2016
Pierce food pantry has a new home
ELLSWORTH -- The Hunger Prevention Council of Pierce County signed a three-year lease on a new Ellsworth food pantry location, which will open...
August 30, 2016 - 2:43pm
August 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
MADISON – A new report says many of Wisconsin's small towns still feel the effects of the Great Recession. With an older population and more people moving to bigger cities, the state Taxpayers Alliance says half the places with fewer than 1,000 residents have yet to see any major...
August 26, 2016 - 8:38am
August 25, 2016
UPDATE: Fire destroys pole shed at horse stable
TOWN OF TRENTON -- A pole shed was deemed a total loss after a fire broke out at Hidden Hills Stable Wednesday shortly after 3 p.m. Ellsworth...
August 25, 2016 - 11:14am
Wisconsin roundup: Meth-related inmates outpace OWI in Eau Claire; man in court on dog-dragging charges; seven more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE -- For the first time, there are more people in the Eau Claire County jail because of methamphetamine than drunk driving. WQOW- TV says the percentage of the Eau Claire jail's bed days for OWI dropped from 29-percent to 14-percent during the past five years -- while methamphetamine...
August 25, 2016 - 9:56am
August 24, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Equipment issue does not delay St. Croix River Crossing; state ACT scores drop; 10 more state news stories
STILLWATER, Minn. -- Officials say there were no real delays after an equipment issue was resolved at the new bridge being built across the St. Croix River between Wisconsin and Minnesota. Reports indicated that contractors Lunda and Ames brought in a jack that was too big -- and...
August 24, 2016 - 11:06am
August 23, 2016
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- The Federal Aviation Administration has confiscated a drone spotted above the north scoreboard at Lambeau Field during last week's Packer exhibition win against Oakland. Green Bay police commander Paul Ebel says a nearby party house flew the drone, and the person running...
August 23, 2016 - 3:18pm
August 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State's cows remain among top producers; Wisconsin nurse says kids need 10 hours of slumber; nine more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin dairy cows are still among the nation's busiest. The USDA says the Badger State produced 2.1 percent more milk in July than the same month the previous year --- and that's 33-percent more than increases at the national level and the 23 major dairy states. Wisconsin...
August 22, 2016 - 8:39am
August 18, 2016
Overnight, River Falls area house goes up in flames
Just after 1 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, River Falls firefighters were sent to a house fire at 653 Tradition Trail in the town of Troy. A neighbor...
August 18, 2016 - 9:46am
August 17, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: White House candidates sound off in Wisconsin; Milwaukee cop threatened; eight more state news stories
MADISON -- Hillary Clinton's Democratic running mate accuses Wisconsin Republicans of making it harder to vote. Virginia Senate Democrat Tim Kaine spoke to supporters Tuesday at the state Democratic Party's office in Madison, before heading to a private fundraiser in that city. Kaine...
August 17, 2016 - 7:44am
August 15, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Shooting victim's family condemns Milwaukee violence; Trump returning to Badger State; primary turnout historically low; nine more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Two sisters of Milwaukee police shooting victim Sylville Smith have condemned the violence in the Sherman Park neighborhood where their brother was shot to death Saturday. A vigil and a march were held for Smith Sunday evening, where sister Kimberly Neal said the 23-year-old...
August 15, 2016 - 7:54am
August 12, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: West Nile virus kills St. Croix County horse; judge decides voter ID reforms can wait; nine more state news stories
A horse in St. Croix County was the first such animal to die this year from West Nile virus, according to state officials. The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection announced Thursday that a 4-year-old unvaccinated quarter-horse gelding was the stricken animal....
August 12, 2016 - 8:23am
August 10, 2016
Wisconsin afternoon wrap: Marquette poll: Clinton extends lead in Wisconsin; incumbents survive primaries; seven more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Democrat Hillary Clinton has extended her lead against Republican Donald Trump for Wisconsin's 10 presidential electoral votes. The latest Marquette Law School poll released Wednesday afternoon gives Clinton a 46-36 percent lead among registered voters in a head to head...
August 10, 2016 - 4:09pm