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New county shop enters design phase
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
Raynee Farrell celebrates 40 years at Bank Mutual
Wisconsin roundup: State's Dems expect convention to end with unity; no bench experience for Walker's Supreme Court pick; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Hwy. 10 motorcycle crash
crime and courts
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
Volleyball: Welsch, club team place 3rd at nationals
Baseball: Ellsworth Legion advances to Gopher State semis (w/video)
SCVBL: Ninth inning RF rally hands Hawks 3-2 loss
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 8/2/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 8/1/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/1/16 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 8/1/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Our county fair is a celebration of how we all work together
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
Real Estate Showcase
February 23, 2016
Ellsworth Chamber gala celebrates award winners
The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce bestowed awards upon area businesses at its annual awards gala Thursday, Feb. 18 at Kilkarney Hills Golf...
February 23, 2016 - 4:31pm
February 17, 2016
Harsh chemicals not needed for this cleaning couple: Freshly Infused Cleaning Service at your service
ELLSWORTH -- As the Killams’ website says, why do people eat organic food, use natural lotions, set up home infusers, but use chemical-laden...
February 17, 2016 - 3:53pm
February 10, 2016
Chamber ‘scores’ with 37th annual dinner
PRESCOTT -- The 37th annual Prescott Chamber of Commerce annual dinner and awards were celebrated Wednesday, Feb. 3 at Kilkarney Hills Golf Club...
February 10, 2016 - 10:33am
Demolition slated for part of old Ford garage
SPRING VALLEY -- Part of the old Ford garage in downtown Spring Valley will soon be demolished, after the Spring Valley Village Board gave its blessing to owner Chad Raasch at its Feb. 3 meeting. The northeast corner, or the back portion of the building, is in disrepair and beyond...
February 10, 2016 - 10:12am
Circuit board manufacturer sees expansion, new ownership
PRESCOTT -- Henkel Electronic Materials LLC, located on Prescott’s eastern edge along Highway 10, has undergone many changes in the last year...
February 10, 2016 - 10:00am
The PCH welcomes Megan Larson
There is a new face at the Pierce County Herald’s front desk. Megan Larson, 23, of Ellsworth, began working at the Herald Jan. 7. She has been...
February 10, 2016 - 9:49am
February 8, 2016
Wisconsin gets second-highest federal internet grants; State residents face lowest gas heating bills since 1990s; eight more state news briefs
Three Wisconsin internet providers will get $570 million over the next five years to speed up their service to rural areas. The state is getting the nation's second-highest grants under the FCC's Connect America Fund 11. Only California is getting more. Century Link gets $330 million...
February 8, 2016 - 8:52am
February 3, 2016
Agriculture plays big role in Pierce's area economy; Helmer Printing, RiverWalk, Dairy Promotion group honored by PCEDC
As images on the newly redesigned web site for the Pierce County Economic Development Corp. scrolled on a giant screen behind him, retiring UW-Extension...
February 3, 2016 - 1:36pm
Albarado puts management skills to work as owner
ELLSWORTH -- When Fay Albarado was given the opportunity to own Hair Traffic Control in East Ellsworth, she decided to go for it. After all,...
February 3, 2016 - 1:21pm
Revitalizing downtown is Connect Communities’ goal
ELLSWORTH -- Ellsworth may be a good candidate for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s Connect Communities program, according...
February 3, 2016 - 1:11pm
January 13, 2016
Peg’s Baking Company opens its doors
PRESCOTT -- Peg Linge is very particular with her baking process. Everything is made with fresh ingredients, by hand, with no shortcuts. She...
January 13, 2016 - 12:50pm
Food firm's ambitious Hammond expansion expected to bring 330 jobs
HAMMOND -- Plans by a major food wholesaler to move large warehouse and food processing operations from two suburban Twin Cities locations to...
January 13, 2016 - 11:40am
January 6, 2016
Volatile milk prices said to be prompting producer 'price-shopping'
ELLSWORTH -- An anonymous caller to the Herald last week claimed a group of farmers who ship milk to Ellsworth’s creamery had approached a dairy in Menomonie about taking their milk instead. The producers were said to be upset with the price they’re being paid for milk they shipped...
January 6, 2016 - 11:51am
December 18, 2015
State lawmakers say school referendum process is being abused; State delayed paying bills due to IT problem; 12 more Wisconsin news briefs
MADISON -- Wisconsin lawmakers behind a bill that would restrict how often school districts could propose borrowing referendums say the process is being abused. Rep. Michael Schraa and Senator Duey Stroebel's original proposal would prohibit school districts from bringing failed borrowing...
December 18, 2015 - 7:24am
December 9, 2015
New nursing director found career right in her family
ELLSWORTH -- Two members of her family had a hand in the career chosen by Atrium Post Acute Care of Ellsworth’s new Director of Nursing, Lisa...
December 9, 2015 - 2:22pm