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Farmers union to host Farm and Rural Lobby Day
Baldwin man charged with child porn possession
Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. authorities search for fugitive sex offender; more state news stories
Plan Commission briefs: New laundromat coming, First Street development
Numbers added up to a flip for Schachtner, Democrats
crime and courts
Three in a row for girls hoops
Gymnasts 4th at RF Invite
Boy skate to three more wins
Wrestlers second at Stillwater
Raider swimmers sweep BRC foes
Hudson native continues 75 years of Navy Seabee tradition
Coloring contest winners get prizes from Hudson Fire Department
Christmas Tour of Homes is puttin' on the glitz
PHOTOS: Hudson Rotary hosts annual Halloween parade
Pastoral viewpoint: The grace to let others help us
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LIEN SALE NOTICE: 1/27/18, Eagle Storage - Hudson
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: John Patrick O'Neill Estate; Case No. 17-PR-117
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/11/17 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Edrys A. Heywood Estate; Case No. 18-PR-1
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 1/31/18, 4 pm; St. Croix Self Service Storage
River Point Family Acupuncture Celebrates Completion of Doctorate Program
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Bakke Norman Attorneys Recognized by WI Super Lawyers Magazine
A home, and office, away from home
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Jay P. Sperry
Jane E. Johnson
Richard Conover, Jr.
Friday is 'Light Up Night' in Hudson
Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
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Outdoor Happenings: The Deer Dilemma
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January 10, 2018
Welcoming new reporter Sara Tischauser
If you've been paying attention, you've seen a new byline in RiverTown publications, the Pierce County Herald in particular. She is a member...
January 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
May 31, 2013
Pierce County Fair gearing up with some great acts
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce Fair Coordinator Ann Webb says there are lively and gifted headliners ready to perform at the picnic shelter during this...
May 31, 2013 - 9:13am
February 23, 2013
Seven Rivertowns area wrestlers claim fifth place at state
MADISON - Seven Rivertowns area wrestlers were able to win their fifth place matches at the WIAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament Saturday...
February 23, 2013 - 2:30pm
September 19, 2012
9/19/2012: Funeral set for Ellsworth man who died in construction accident
A funeral service for Joseph C. Janisch, rural Ellsworth, who died early Monday, Sept. 17th in a construction accident along I-94 near Menomonie,...
September 19, 2012 - 2:39pm
March 22, 2012
March 22, 2012: UPDATE: Hammond man doing okay after rough week
Monday marked Glen Nelson's third surgery in a week following a motorcycle crash St. Patrick's Day which left him seriously injured. A family member told the Pierce County Herald Nelson's vitals are stable and doctors hope to start to take him off a ventilator by the middle of this...
March 22, 2012 - 5:00am
February 25, 2012
Rallying 'Idol' votes
Reed Grimm's fate on "American Idol" now rests with viewers. He advanced into the top 24 contestants after Wednesday night's program. Public...
February 25, 2012 - 12:00am
February 2, 2012
New dairy plant manager has fresh ideas for curds, cream
Michelle Farner, a seasoned cheesemaker with eight years experience at various facilities in the greater Eau Claire area, has joined UW-RF as...
February 2, 2012 - 3:18pm
November 21, 2011
UPDATE: Hudson man robbed at gunpoint is arrested as well
The Hudson homeowner who was robbed at gun point early Monday morning has himself been arrested right along with the man who broke into his home....
November 21, 2011 - 9:05am
October 17, 2011
Update: Judge rules brackets for Divisions 3-7 can be released
MILWAUKEE - The Wisconsin prep football playoff brackets for Divisions 3-7 will be released this evening in ruling issued by court hearing a lawsuit against the WIAA. Judge Kevin Martens granted a temporary injuction that which will allow the brackets for the football playoffs from...
October 17, 2011 - 6:10pm
July 7, 2011
Prescott pounds Ellsworth 12-1
Prescott's position in the St. Croix Valley League is still solid as the Pirates pounded Ellsworth 12-1 in eight innings in a league contest...
July 7, 2011 - 11:18am
May 13, 2011
Shelly Moore: Not running against Harsdorf out of frustration or anger
During a one-on-one interview, 10th Senate District Democratic candidate Shelly Moore said she views her candidacy in the recall election against...
May 13, 2011 - 1:04pm
April 1, 2010
Try lacrosse event in Hudson
The Hudson Area Lacrosse Association will host a "Try Lacrosse" event for boys in 3rd-8th grades who reside in River Falls, Ellsworth, New Richmond,...
April 1, 2010 - 10:53am
October 16, 2009
Ellsworth couple adopt dog that was shot and left for dead
An Ellsworth couple adopts a dog which was shot and left for dead in a locked mobile home this summer. A dog that was shot in the face and left to die almost two months ago has now been adopted by a couple in western Wisconsin. A Pierce County sheriff's deputy was checking out...
October 16, 2009 - 9:00am
April 1, 2008
Free VIP tickets available for Jo Dee Messina concert
The RiverTown Newspaper Group is holding a contest where you can win four free V.I.P tickets to the Jo Dee Messina concert Saturday, June 28, at the Pierce County Fairgrounds during the Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival. To sign up for the drawing, go to www.rivertowns.net, click...
April 1, 2008 - 12:00am
March 14, 2008
Harsdorf discusses veterans' benefits
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls, and Wisconsin Secretary of Veterans Affairs John Scocos will be hosting informational sessions for veterans at five locations throughout the 10th Senate District on Monday, March 24. The meetings closest to Hudson are 8-9 a.m., American...
March 14, 2008 - 12:00am