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Pierce County Herald
Mill rate increase less than expected; elementary school named
Wisconsin roundup: Xcel Energy customers can expect 3 percent rate hikes; fewer voting absentee this year; 12 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Democrats want federal monitoring of state elections; suspended UW student returns to court on sex allegations; 9 more state news stories
Charges: Suspect used car to injure man
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA football: Former all-conference lineman excels as a running back
WIAA cross country: Panthers wrap up season with pack mentality
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
Do you descend from Pierce County pioneers?
Stagehands announce 'The Drawer Boy'
Happening Halloween: Where are the tricks and treats?
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Harold K. Olson, 87
Ricky D. Rodewald, 62
Kyra Hayes, 16
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
EDITORIAL (Oct. 19, 2016): Calling a spade a spade
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 19, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 12, 2016): Don’t end up a tragic headline -- stop for buses
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 12, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 5, 2016): Carrying the torch of history
Real Estate Showcase
October 21, 2016
Prescott Food Pantry eyes new location; application sent back to Planning Commission
PRESCOTT -- A special use permit application for the Prescott Food Pantry’s potential new location was the talk of the night at the Oct. 10...
October 21, 2016 - 9:55am
October 19, 2016
Farmers, businesses invited to Dairy Banquet
ELMWOOD -- With 13 percent of the nation’s milk supply coming from the state of Wisconsin alone, dairy farmers and related businesses have...
October 19, 2016 - 3:42pm
Hunt for new Prescott Area Food Pantry location continues
PRESCOTT -- The more than 20-year-old food pantry has been moving since it began, starting in the closet of a local Lutheran church, moving into...
October 19, 2016 - 10:32am
October 18, 2016
Dean’s closes after a dozen years
PLUM CITY -- The man who could be found in the kitchen at Dean’s Bar & Grill in Plum City more often than not is still so full of emotion...
October 18, 2016 - 9:46am
October 14, 2016
A & E Designs are ‘simply wearable’
PRESCOTT -- “Simple wearables” is how Anita Otteson describes the handcrafted jewelry she designs in her Prescott studio. A & E Designs,...
October 14, 2016 - 9:43am
October 5, 2016
Bringing ‘Age Olde Charm’ to Elmwood’s downtown
ELMWOOD -- Rita DeLong (a.k.a. “Dickie”) has always loved collecting antiques and unique decorative items. She used to walk into other people’s...
October 5, 2016 - 10:20am
September 29, 2016
Hastings sisters launch wig boutique downtown
HASTINGS, Minn. -- There’s a new business in downtown Hastings. On Sept. 22, Creative Hair Designs featuring SISTERfab opened at 109 East Second...
September 29, 2016 - 9:08am
September 27, 2016
New nano-brewery opening on Main Street in River Falls
RIVER FALLS -- A new face will be coming to downtown River Falls. Construction begins in October at 122 S. Main Street for what owner and founder...
September 27, 2016 - 3:22pm
Farmers urged to sign up for free ag, silage plastic recycling
WESTERN WISCONSIN -- For farmers wondering what to do with used bale wrap, ag/grain bags, bunker covers, oxygen barrier films, used irrigation tape and tubing, greenhouse or hoophouse coverings, fumigation and other cover films, there is a solution. Revolution Plastics will collect...
September 27, 2016 - 11:03am
September 23, 2016
Is the West Coast of WI the new Door County?
MAIDEN ROCK/STOCKHOLM -- Two of the most creative villages along Wisconsin’s Great River Road are combining their artistic forces for a special...
September 23, 2016 - 12:32pm
September 20, 2016
Organic farming nonprofit names new director
SPRING VALLEY -- John Mesko has been hired to head the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), a nonprofit in Spring Valley...
September 20, 2016 - 10:38am
September 12, 2016
Baldwin veterinarian brings prostitutes to Woodbury
A Chinese woman living in Atlanta was offered a high-paying, out-of-town job in a massage parlor. “When she got here it was a completely different...
September 12, 2016 - 4:38pm
September 9, 2016
Fall Clean Sweep set for Sept. 17
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce County will provide free disposal of unwanted medications for county households and farms during the county Fall Clean Sweep...
September 9, 2016 - 11:56am
September 7, 2016
Creamery plans second expansion in 3 years
ELLSWORTH -- The Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery recently announced an expansion to the Ellsworth production facility will soon get underway and continue through early 2017. Construction trailers have already arrived at the facility and foundation work began after Labor Day. CEO/Manager...
September 7, 2016 - 10:14am
September 6, 2016
It’s a ‘bittersweet’ goodbye, but a brand new hello
PLUM CITY -- While a changing of the guard has taken place at Plum City’s beloved bakery, customers can expect the same favorites they’ve...
September 6, 2016 - 1:25pm