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The Pierce County Fair is only 50 days away. "Shake Up Your Summer at the Pierce County Fair," like the 136th Fair theme indicates on Aug. 8-11, 2019.
The Pierce County Fair Open Class exhibit entry deadline is Wednesday, June 19 at 4:30 p.m. Remember to turn in your Open Class entry forms (found on page 11 of the Fair book) to the Pierce County Fair Office at 364 N. Maple — Box 922, Ellsworth, WI 54011. Any forms that are mailed to the office must be postmarked by June 19! If you are from St. Croix, Dunn and Pepin counties, you are eligible to exhibit at the Pierce County Fair. We welcome our good neighbors.
A Baldwin couple faces multiple charges of possession and intent to deliver narcotics and controlled substances after Hudson Police found various substances in a vehicle, including cocaine, MDMA, oxycodone, codeine, psilocin/psilocybin, LSD and THC.
A River Falls man faces one count of second-degree sexual assault after allegedly raping an incapacitated and intoxicated female victim in October 2018.
Knock, knock. Who's there? Orange. Orange who? Orange you sorry that you ignored that road construction sign and got a ticket? Juvenile behavior deserves a juvenile joke — and a hefty fine. Responsible adult drivers know that navigating through a road construction zone is serious business, and those motorists who ignore the rules at best or disregard them out of personal haste or convenience at worst are a menace to all.
A Minneapolis man was charged two weeks ago in St. Croix County Circuit Court after an alleged road rampage in a stolen vehicle that followed a River Falls shoplifting incident. The charges listed in the St. Croix County Court criminal complaint include felony counts of second-degree recklessly endangering safety, take and drive vehicle without consent, vehicle operator flee/elude officer, retail theft, two counts of misdemeanor criminal damage to property, and misdemeanor resisting or obstructing an officer. All charges are labeled with the repeater modifier.
Fairview Health Services and Vibrant Health Family Clinics announced Tuesday, June 4 that the River Falls-based primary care group's three clinics in River Falls, Ellsworth and Spring Valley, Wis. will join the growing health system as of Aug. 1, 2019. "This is an exciting step forward for our system as we extend the reach of our high-quality care to the people of Western Wisconsin," said Eric Nelson, President, Primary Care Service Line for Fairview. "Our organizations share the same core values and commitment to exceptional care
The hum of the overhead lights inside Courtroom 2 at the St. Croix County Courthouse grew ever more present, perpetuated by the lengthening silence following Judge Edward Vlack's exit to finalize his sentence for Benjamin Edward Schrock, the former Hudson High School junior varsity girls soccer coach found guilty at a March jury trial of felony exposing a child to harmful material. Upon his return, Vlack sentenced Schrock to 1 year in jail — which began at the hearing's conclusion — with mandatory sex offender registration.
A suspect's vehicle collided with a Pierce County deputy's patrol vehicle Sunday night when an officer attempted to pull him over to question him about an alleged domestic incident. According to a news release, Pierce County deputies responded to a domestic incident at 7:30 p.m. June 2 in the town of Ellsworth. When they arrived at the intersection of 677th Street and 410th Avenue, an officer saw the reported suspect vehicle, a 2008 Saturn Vue, heading south on 677th Street.
Do you have a special friend or relative who is over 60 years old? He or she could be one of Pierce County's most admired senior citizens. Anyone can make a nomination. No matter what your age, you can nominate your favorite Pierce County senior citizen. Just fill out an entry form as completely as you can and have that special friend or relative sign the statement at the end of the entry.