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Residents sue village board, clerk in direct legislation case
Wisconsin roundup: Report alleges conflicting info given to voter-ID seekers; Assembly Dems seek DA probe into Walker John Doe leaks, 9 more state news stories
Crews begin drilling for samples at Little Falls Lake dam
WATCH: Hank & Mabel’s store makes a return
Ron Kind column: Resources to help farmers recover from flooding
crime and courts
Hilltoppers tumble at Blue Devils’ hands
About tonight's game: Panthers take on B-W Blackhawks
One bear was enough to get Hager City man hooked
Cards drop homecoming match to New Richmond
Ellsworth falls at Somerset in five
New EARTH exhibit opens at Abode Gallery
MighTY, strong and invincible: Orpen family grateful for support after son’s death
Mr. Diva Dude, Homecoming royalty crowned in Ellsworth
Prescott Homecoming takes the stage
Ellsworth shares Homecoming event roster
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
(Pub. Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and 12, 2016)STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT PIERCE COUNTY
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 10/3/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/29/16 Special Highway Committee Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 10/3/16 Town Board Meeting
Gerald A. Olson, 80
Irma J. Helmueller, 89
Shirley M. Bemis, 91
Dr. Gary A. Palmquist, 62
LeRoy Edson Burgess, 96
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Kathleen Vinehout column: Looking for answers
Kathleen Vinehout column: Who will be my teacher?
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June 2, 2016
Stage set for U.S. Senate battle royale; Forbes: Wisconsin has nation's richest, third richest self-made women; 14 more state news briefs
The stage is set for one of the nation's most watched U.S. Senate contests. GOP incumbent Ron Johnson and Democrat Russ Feingold filed their nomination papers by Wednesday's deadline. Feingold is trying to win back the Senate seat he held for 18 years before he lost to Johnson as...
June 2, 2016 - 8:56am
June 1, 2016
Deputy VA secretary says Tomah hospital is now ‘model for change’; Federal Reserve: Wisconsin top performer in Midwest Economy Index; 10 more Wisconsin news briefs
After admitting past failures, the No. 2 man in the Veterans Administration said the Tomah VA Medical Center is getting to be a “model for change and best practices.” Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson testified Tuesday at a hearing in Tomah on a U.S. Senate panel’s finding that...
June 1, 2016 - 8:31am
May 25, 2016
AmericInn project looking for investors
ELLSWORTH -- The AmericInn Hotel brand is committed to building in Ellsworth, said franchise development manager Michelle Vander Vegte Monday...
May 25, 2016 - 8:39am
May 10, 2016
Mainstream Boutique: it's all about empowerment
No one knows better than Rachel DeNicola that fashion goes far deeper than style, fit and fabric. What's most important is how a woman's clothes...
May 10, 2016 - 10:32am
May 4, 2016
'It's a small world with a big heart:' May 8-14 is National Nursing Facility Week
May 8-14 has been declared National Nursing Facility Week, with the 2016 theme "It's a small world with a big heart." Check out our photo gallery...
May 4, 2016 - 2:43pm
Pat Voelker’s career comes full-circle at Prescott nursing home
PRESCOTT -- For Pat Voelker, a 30-year resident of Prescott who’s married to a man with deeper roots in the area, returning to the halls of the Prescott Nursing and Rehabilitation Community as its new director signals a career in social work coming full-circle. Voelker got her career...
May 4, 2016 - 10:47am
April 27, 2016
AmericInn hopes to locate in Prescott
Looking for a place to stay in Prescott? A hotel may soon be a reality for this River Road community. A planned AmericInn hotel project is looking...
April 27, 2016 - 12:36pm
April 15, 2016
Fairmount Santrol lays off 55 employees, including Maiden Rock, Hager City and Menomonie
Fairmount Santrol announced Thursday, April 14 that approximately 55 workers at three sand facilities in Wisconsin: Hager City, Maiden Rock and Menomonie, would be laid off effective immediately. “The layoffs are due to organizational restructuring and a reduction in business operations...
April 15, 2016 - 2:15pm
April 13, 2016
MOSES interim director makes relationships top priority
SPRING VALLEY -- Life is about developing relationships, maintaining them, keeping them close and turning them into productive, beneficial experiences...
April 13, 2016 - 10:34am
April 8, 2016
Area jobless rates creep higher
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) released February 2016 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties. St. Croix County’s rate was estimated at 5.4%. For comparison, St. Croix’s final rate for January was 5 % and December’s final rate was 3.9%. One year...
April 8, 2016 - 3:28pm
April 6, 2016
Hometown hardware store changes hands
ELLSWORTH -- Wayne Lundgaard is a familiar face in Ellsworth. The True Value Hardware store wouldn’t be the same without him, although a change...
April 6, 2016 - 11:14am
From sagebrush to cast iron skillets and everything in between
ELLSWORTH -- How does a man raised in a small desert town in Nevada end up in western Wisconsin by way of Connecticut? That’s a good question...
April 6, 2016 - 11:05am
March 23, 2016
Introducing Atrium’s new director of social services
ELLSWORTH -- When she was a little girl, Katie Ramstad wanted to be a doctor. She even took pre-med classes in college and went to nursing school....
March 23, 2016 - 10:40am
March 17, 2016
Area jobless rates are up slightly
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary January unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties – St. Croix’s was 5%, up from 4.6% a year ago, and Pierce’s was 5.4%, up from 4.7% a year ago. St. Croix jobless rate for December was 3.9%...
March 17, 2016 - 4:15pm
March 16, 2016
Longtime Herald editor Bill Kirk retires
ELLSWORTH -- Longtime Pierce County Herald editor Bill Kirk, 64, is retiring Wednesday, March 16 -- his birthday. Kirk was hired as editor in...
March 16, 2016 - 10:23am