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Western Wisconsin News Briefs: Body pulled from Chippewa River

June 18, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Western Wisconsin News — A body was pulled yesterday from the Chippewa River in Eau Claire. Police said canoeists spotted what appeared to be a body near the Short Street Bridge around 5:50 p.m. Continue Reading

Menard sued for sexual harassment in Indiana

June 18, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Western Wisconsin News — A former business partner is suing Eau Claire billionaire John Menard. Tomisue Hilbert claims that the home improvement magnate pressured her for sex, and later retaliated by firing her husband and filing suits against them and their friends.
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BRF police looking for roomate of dead woman

June 11, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Western Wisconsin News — Authorities are searching for the roommate of a woman found dead over the weekend. Black River Falls Police say 34-year-old Angela Nelson was found dead at her residence on Sunday night Continue Reading

Discrimination lawsuit filed against Eau Claire Regis

June 8, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Western Wisconsin News — A man has filed a discrimination complaint, after he had a job offer rescinded as the new president of the Eau Claire Regis Catholic school system. Continue Reading

Western Wisconsin State News Briefs: Bond set at one million for Kwik Trip murder

June 6, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Western Wisconsin News — A one-million-dollar bond has been ordered for a La Crosse man accused of killing another man at a Kwik Trip convenience store last weekend. Continue Reading

La Crosse man arrested for murder at Kwik Trip

June 3, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Western Wisconsin News — The La Crosse man suspected of killing another man at a convenience store is behind bars. Police announced the arrest of 25-year-old Mitrel Anderson late this morning. Continue Reading

Afternoon State News Briefs: Heavy storms go through southwest Wisconsin again

May 30, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Wisconsin News — Heavy thunderstorms returned to southwest Wisconsin this afternoon. Continue Reading

La Crosse County judge sends Stanley back to mental health facility

May 27, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Western Wisconsin News — He didn’t tell the court he had been experiencing violent thoughts, so 57-year old Bryan Stanley has been ordered to return to a Wisconsin mental health facility. Continue Reading

Western Wisconsin News Briefs: Blue River woman charged with kicking jailer in face

May 25, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Western Wisconsin News — A 19 year old woman from Blue River faces a list of charges after allegedly kicking a jailer in the face in Boscobel last night. Continue Reading

Ground-breaking ceremony for new bridge to be held next Tuesday

May 23, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

Area News — Officials from both Wisconsin and Minnesota will hold a ground-breaking ceremony next Tuesday afternoon for the new four-lane Saint Croix River bridge between Hudson and Stillwater.
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