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Just a few days after Wisconsin Gov. Tony Ever declared a State of Emergency in response to spring flooding, Prescott Mayor David Hovel is signing a Municipal Disaster Proclamation today, March 19.
Extensive search conducted after suspicious activity report A suspicious person was reported at 2:35 a.m. Feb. 3 at a home on 150th Avenue in Hager City. The caller said the person was asking for a ride to a disabled vehicle. Deputies conducted an extensive check and found neither the suspect nor a disabled vehicle. Town of River Falls burglary A burglary was reported at 4:16 p.m. Feb. 4 at W10218 570th Ave. in the town of River Falls. Neighbor's concern draws rebuke from resident
TOWN OF SALEM -- A 16-year-old male from Plum City died in a vehicle crash Saturday afternoon, according to a news release from the Wisconsin State Patrol. At 1:01 p.m. Feb. 2, 2019, the state patrol responded to the crash at 290th Street and 190th Avenue in Pierce County. Upon arrival, troopers found the lone 16-year-old occupant of a 1989 Ford F250 dead at the scene.
Roadside hunters questioned in 2 stops
The following incidents were reported to Ellsworth Police Jan. 7-13.
Traffic troubles • Deputies assisted a driver whose alternator had gone out at 4:32 p.m. Dec. 21 at highways 35 and 63 in Hager City. • Police responded to a hit and run at 12:10 a.m. Den. 1 at W6390 Highway 35 in Bay City, in a parking lot. The suspect vehicle had fled the area and was not located. • Police responded to a car vs. pedestrian accident at 7:27 p.m. Jan. 3 on 975th Street near River Falls. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital.
Four people were hospitalized Friday after a two-vehicle crash in rural Ellsworth. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office identified the injured people as Ellsworth residents Christopher Iehl, 42; James Bigott, 26; Melvern Janish, 87; and Marvin E. Janish, 87. All four people were taken by ambulance to River Falls Area Hospital with undisclosed injuries.
A Maiden Rock man insisted his device was hacked in the face of FBI allegations he recorded the molestation of a child and posted the image to an online service. The Pierce County District Attorney's Office charged Eric L. Kurrelmeyer, 31, with two counts of first-degree sexual assault, two counts of child pornography possession and two counts of sexploitation of a child, among others. He made his first court appearance Thursday, Jan. 3, in Pierce County Circuit Court, where he was ordered to post $50,000 cash bond. He posted bond Friday, according to court records.
The former Pierce County Historical Association headquarters at 423 W. Main St. in Ellsworth was torn down Monday, Nov. 26. The space once housed the Lawrence Photography studio and included a hodgepodge of several additions onto the original structure, which was granted to the PCHA in 2010.
A person was warned for spotlighting deer and houses at 7:40 p.m. Nov. 8 at 1090th Street and 566th Avenue in Prescott. Domestics • Police responded to a domestic incident between roommates at 8:51 p.m. Nov. 6 at N1075 825th St. in Hager City. Officers collected statements from the roommates, according to a blotter report.