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December 12, 2017
Authorities said the driver of this 2006 Buick Lucerne was critically injured after a Monday, Dec. 11, crash in the town of Martell. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin State Patrol
Update: Teen crash victim ID'd, in critical condition
December 12, 2017 - 9:32am
July 26, 2017
Gov. Walker to give $132 million for transportation
July 26, 2017 - 6:00am
June 29, 2017
Becki Lamar took this photo from County Road C and 320th Avenue looking northeast around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 28. At the time, she said, she didn’t realize there had been a touch down. Photo courtesy of Becki Lamar
Weather service: Tornado that hit Pierce County was EF-1
June 29, 2017 - 2:34pm
June 28, 2017
Town of Martell resident Warren Houdek surveys damage at his 760th Street property after it was struck by a tornado July 28. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tornado strikes rural Pierce County; 1 reported injured
June 28, 2017 - 8:37pm
May 23, 2017
Dana Pruitt stands with a crib and changing table set that he received as separate donations, and two toddler beds he's received. All will be donated to those in need. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia
Spring cleaning means charity work for Martell man
May 23, 2017 - 6:03am
February 5, 2017
The Iverson Bridge spanning the Rush River in Martell, around 1900. (Photo courtesy of Pierce County Historical Association)
Finding your roots: Martell Township
February 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 3, 2016
Shifting gears, truck driving school expands to Wisconsin
July 3, 2016 - 10:00am
July 22, 2015
Board members (left to right) Catherine Olson, Francine Rudesill and Jack Kenefick stand outside the Martell Schoolhouse last Wednesday. (Herald photo by Blaze Fugina)
Preserving history in Martell: Committee gets old schoolhouse running
July 22, 2015 - 1:56pm
July 10, 2015
Ellsworth firefighters worked from the ground and ladders to snuff out flames that heavily damaged the former Martell grocery store early Thursday evening. play button
UPDATE: Old Martell grocery store fire cause undetermined (+ video)
July 10, 2015 - 10:24am
June 19, 2015
Plum City man injured in town of Martell crash
June 19, 2015 - 11:30am
April 1, 2015
Grass fire threatens house, pole shed
April 1, 2015 - 2:05pm
February 7, 2014
One of the vehicles involved in an accident at the intersection of Hwy. 63 and 690th Ave.
UPDATE: Two-vehicle accident with injuries on Hwy. 63
February 7, 2014 - 2:06pm
August 10, 2013
This car wound up on its roof after a two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon, Aug. 9 in Martell Township near the intersection of Hwys. 29 and 63.
Two-vehicle accident leads to rollover, injuries
August 10, 2013 - 6:02pm