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March 6, 2013
10 days out
Spotlight Star watch party Make the stars your old friends and watch the great celestial show in the skies over Cannon Falls Thursday March 14. The night begins with a short orientation followed by quality time outside under the heavens.
arts and entertainment/Life
March 6, 2013 - 8:00am
March 2, 2013
One injured in snowmobile crash
A man was injured Monday evening when his snowmobile crashed in Ellsworth Township, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department reported. Joshua W. Brookshaw, 37, rural Ellsworth, had been traveling on snowmobile trails between 450th Avenue and 530th Street at about 11:30 p.m. when he...
March 2, 2013 - 11:00am
Dodge, Meixner advance
Doug Dodge and Daniel D. Meixner emerged from the four-way primary contest to replace Richard Bunce as the Trenton Town Board chairman. Bunche is stepping down. Dodge received 92 votes to Meixner's 71 in the Feb. 19 primary. They will face off April 2 in the general election. Gary...
March 2, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
Bull open house is March 16
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Department of Animal and Food Science, St. Croix Valley Bull Test and UW Extension Service will offer an education program and open house Saturday March 16 on the Mann Valley Farm, 129 South Glover Road, River Falls. The open house will run...
March 1, 2013 - 3:00pm
February 28, 2013
Other area senior briefs
Computer course offered in Cannon Falls Shepherd's Center of Cannon Valley is offering a computer class for area residents. Dan Bassett will teach the two-part course from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday March 9 and 16 at the Cannon Falls High School Computer Lab. The class covers information...
February 28, 2013 - 8:00am
February 22, 2013
Sirens to be tested Feb. 27
Pierce County will test the new backup system for siren activation at 1 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 27. During the test, sirens within 10 miles of the Prairie Island nuclear plant will sound for less than 30 seconds. Pierce County Office of Emergency Management reminds residents that this...
February 22, 2013 - 3:00pm
Kitty Rhoades appointed secretary of the Department of Health Services
Gov. Scott Walker Friday appointed Department of Health Services (DHS) Deputy Secretary Kitty Rhoades of Hudson as secretary of DHS. The appointment...
February 22, 2013 - 10:02am
February 20, 2013
Support session offered in Prescott
A support session for crime victims, suicide survivors and those who help victims heal, understand, cope and recover will be offered 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Prescott Area Fire and Ambulance Association, 1603 Pine St., Prescott. The session -- sponsored by the Saint Croix Valley...
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February 20, 2013 - 8:00pm
February 18, 2013
Plane makes emergency landing at Red Wing Airport
BAY CITY - A single engine plane had to land without its gear late Friday evening at the Red Wing Airport. The plane, piloted by Steve Hiltner, 30, of Rosemount, Minn., was attempting to land when the landing gear had reportedly failed. The plane skidded down the runway coming to...
February 18, 2013 - 9:32am
February 16, 2013
Wilde short stories reach the stage
"Style, Not Sincerity" is Hardcover Theater's traveling Oscar Wilde show, where laughter is always the best medicine. The show makes its way to Pepin County's Widespot Performing Arts Center Saturday Feb. 23. The projection is taken from three Wilde short stories: "Lord Arthur Savile's...
arts and entertainment/Life
February 16, 2013 - 8:00am
February 13, 2013
Valentine party will be Thursday in Ellsworth
Enjoy a Valentine's Day party at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ellsworth Senior Center with special guest speaker LeAnn Peterson. She will talk about her travels to Russia. Special treats and coffee will be provided. The center is located in the basement of the Ellsworth Public Library,...
February 13, 2013 - 12:00am
February 1, 2013
River Falls library kicks off Civil War events
River Falls Public Library has a full schedule of events planned in February, starting with a reception and the opening of its Civil War exhibit from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 3. Kicking off at the same time as the exhibit is "River Falls Reads 'The Killer Angels.'" The program will include...
February 1, 2013 - 5:00pm
January 28, 2013
Former River Falls man faces incest charge
ELLSWORTH -- A former River Falls man was charged Jan. 14 in Pierce County Circuit Court with first-degree sexual assault of a child and incest, crimes allegedly committed in River Falls. Brian J. Dufrene, 47, formerly of River Falls and now of Oakdale, Minn., will make his first...
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January 28, 2013 - 6:37pm
Truck hits bank
A pick-up truck ran into White Rock Bank in Bellechester at 11:42 a.m. Tuesday Jan. 22, Goodhue County Sherriff's Office reported. The area that the pick-up hit had structural damage to the wall and a broken window.
January 28, 2013 - 6:35pm
January 25, 2013
Jury rejects damages for teen assaulted by teacher
ELLSWORTH -- A Pierce County jury deliberated less than four hours last week before deciding to award no damages to a teenager who was sexually assaulted by a female substitute teacher when the boy was 13. In July 2008, Ann Knopf, now 44, Ellsworth, pleaded guilty to second-degree...
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January 25, 2013 - 1:00pm