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Wisconsin roundup: Schimel set to decide on recount in attorney general race; more state news stories
'No blueprint' for Pence visit to Hudson; local security costs top $30K
Troy home damaged by fire, one man hospitalized
Multiple UWRF dorm rooms stolen from in burglary, items recovered
Wisconsin roundup: More Wisconsin schools meeting or exceeding expectations; more state news stories
crime and courts
Girls hockey: Raiders roll in opener
Kroll named WIAC Co-Scholar Athlete
11 Raiders All-BRC football
Hudson Squirt A hockey is Yooper Classic runner-ups
Three named All-BRC volleyball
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
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 11/29/18 Hearing - Belisle Permits
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 11/29/18 Hearing - Breci Permits
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Druscilla M. Hobbins Estate; Case No. 18-PR-101
ASSUMED NAME AMENDMENT: The Gates of Rochester
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 12/6/18 Open House - Zoning Ordinance Revisions
Duck Donuts brings made-to-order treats to Woodbury
Cryotherapy lounge opens in Hudson
Schwan’s Co. to sell majority stake to South Korean firm
Grove joins First National Bank of River Falls
Recap: Boomers and Seniors Expo shows seniors healthy living options
Place a Business Announcement
Robert Louis Johnson
Robert C. White
Jacob M. Lyons
Anny "Annie" Baerheim Dunn
Dave and Donna Ray's 70th Wedding Anniversary
Dave and Donna Ray's 70th
Savannah Lynn Sundby
Letters to the editor: Kudos to Hudson PD!; Will political gamesmanship ever stop?
Hudson pastor column: I believe that inside every part of God's Word there is truth.
Greg Peters column: The gift
Hudson Library Notes: Library Black Friday doorbuster deal
Work hard, pray harder column: Healing the divide
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October 31, 2017
Minn. woman accused of Pierce County dognapping
A Minneapolis woman accused of stealing an Ellsworth-area dog pleaded not guilty to a criminal charge last week, arguing she rescued the animal....
October 31, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 26, 2017
Give a 'u rah rah' for the Class of 1947
Ten Ellsworth High School Class of 1947 classmates celebrated their 70th reunion Sept. 27 at the West Wind in River Falls. The Class of 1947...
October 26, 2017 - 1:55pm
October 10, 2017
OWI convict gets harsher sentence than bargained for
Wisconsin judges always get the final say in sentencing — including the power to override plea agreements between lawyers. A Pierce County...
October 10, 2017 - 2:57pm
August 9, 2017
Bruder named Extension Director
As a new mother, Kristen Bruder found herself looking for tips and resources to assist a mother in caring for her child. Bruder said she received...
August 9, 2017 - 6:00am
July 20, 2017
Vehicle rolls over in ditch between Ellsworth and Red Wing
A single-vehicle crash occurred on Highway 63 between Ellsworth and Red Wing around 8:56 a.m. Thursday, July 20. The vehicle appeared to be traveling...
July 20, 2017 - 10:58am
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
The summer before freshman year of college, most students are focused on what they'll eat, where they'll live and whether or not they'll be able...
July 20, 2017 - 9:00am
July 17, 2017
2017 Pierce County Fair tickets now available
Fair tickets will be available starting Monday, July 17. You can be the first one on your block to purchase your season gate pass and advance...
July 17, 2017 - 1:43pm
June 29, 2017
Weather service: Tornado that hit Pierce County was EF-1
The National Weather Service confirmed what many eyewitnesses already knew — it was a tornado that struck Pierce County on Wednesday. Michelle...
June 29, 2017 - 2:34pm
June 22, 2017
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
ELLSWORTH -- If you’ve ever attended the Minnesota State Fair, then chances are you’ve visited The Original Deep Fried Cheese Curds booth....
June 22, 2017 - 2:48pm
April 26, 2017
After cheesy intro, serious issues reign in state panel's Ellsworth stop
ELLSWORTH — Ginny Ballantine and Vicki Datt were among dozens of Wisconsinites who signed up to speak last week to members of a key legislative...
April 26, 2017 - 7:57am
April 19, 2017
Joint Finance Committee hearing underway in Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH — Hundreds of area residents, activists and community leaders packed the stands Wednesday at Ellsworth High School’s gym, where...
April 19, 2017 - 11:46am
April 13, 2017
Teen enters not guilty plea in Ellsworth dodgeball assault case
The teenager accused of slugging an Ellsworth High School classmate in the face during a dodgeball game pleaded not guilty last week to a felony...
April 13, 2017 - 2:54pm
Star Prairie, River Falls residents involved in Ellsworth-area crash
Two people were injured Wednesday after a two-vehicle crash in rural Ellsworth. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said 37-year-old Boyceville...
April 13, 2017 - 1:54pm
February 23, 2017
UPDATE: Storm tracks south, sparing metro-area commute
Parts of southeastern Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin were hit with several inches of snow overnight and Friday morning, Feb. 24, but accumulation...
February 23, 2017 - 9:57am
No external jury for puppy mill case
ELLSWORTH — The man accused of operating a puppy mill out of his rural Elmwood home won’t get an outside jury to hear his case. Pierce County...
January 23, 2017 - 7:00am