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November 1, 2017
Dogs kept at Stuart West's rural Elmwood facility were being sought after by a federal program, according to the man who formerly headed it. Photo courtesy of American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Former official: West's dogs were sought after by feds
November 1, 2017 - 8:48am
October 31, 2017
Settlement reached in wrongful death case in Pierce County
October 31, 2017 - 7:49pm
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Minn. woman accused of Pierce County dognapping
October 31, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 28, 2017
Ellsworth police: Arrests, mail theft and more
October 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 27, 2017
Douglas Wade Wilkins. Photo by Goodhue County Sheriff's Office
Red Wing man charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct
October 27, 2017 - 4:09pm
Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Driver OK, but passenger takes off running
October 27, 2017 - 7:00am
October 25, 2017
Stuart Earl West sits in a Pierce County courtroom Oct. 25, 2017, prior to closing arguments. The jury deliberated more than six hours before delivering 62 guilty verdicts on 125 charges related to the treatment of dogs in 2016. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimedia
West found guilty on 62 counts in puppy mill case
October 25, 2017 - 10:27pm
Pierce County District Attorney Sean Froelich points to a photograph Oct. 25, 2017, during closing arguments in the jury trial of Stuart West, who is charged with 125 counts related to treatment of dogs in 2016. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimedia
Jury deliberates on alleged puppy mill case
October 25, 2017 - 2:30pm
Body found in Prescott last week
October 25, 2017 - 10:02am
October 24, 2017
Testimony began Monday, Oct. 23, in the trial of Stuart West, the town of El Paso man accused of mistreating dogs at a breeding facility he ran out of his home. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Watch: Trial underway in Pierce County puppy mill case
October 24, 2017 - 10:35am
October 18, 2017
Extra police presence was deployed Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Prescott Middle School in the wake of suspected threats made the previous night during a volleyball game. File photo
Police investigate threats report at Prescott Middle School
October 18, 2017 - 1:00pm
October 17, 2017
Tod C. Krogstad
Maiden Rock man charged with sixth OWI
October 17, 2017 - 10:47am
October 10, 2017
Mark B. Harmon
OWI convict gets harsher sentence than bargained for
October 10, 2017 - 2:57pm
October 4, 2017
Pamela K. Anderson
Hager City woman charged with hitting vulnerable adult
October 4, 2017 - 5:42pm
September 27, 2017
As Minnesota and Wisconsin grapple with solutions to further curb impaired driving, repeat drunken drivers continue to find their way onto the road. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimedia.
At a crossroads: Repeat impaired drivers continue to slip through the system
September 27, 2017 - 8:45am
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