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Panel tosses out ethics complaint against Johnson; St. County County DA says ‘it’s good to move on’
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
Three way race to replace Dean Knudson for Assembly District 30
Looking good in the neighborhood: Nursing home needs cosmetic facelift
crime and courts
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
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
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
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
Kyra Hayes, 16
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
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
Real Estate Showcase
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
It’s ‘About Time’ you escape to the country
TOWN OF UNION -- Isn’t it About Time? That’s what Phil and Mary Roberts thought when they made the decision to open their spacious town of...
March 16, 2016 - 10:15am
Forever Gifts moves downtown
PRESCOTT -- When Char Glamm opened Forever Gifts Boutique in Prescott last August, she was already looking forward to expanding her shop. Two...
March 16, 2016 - 10:06am
March 9, 2016
Two more bacterial infection cases suspected in state; Janesville asks General Motors for $25 million; Bradley: Fallout from anti-gay columns changed her; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
Federal health officials say they have found two more suspected cases of the deadly Elizabethkingia bacterial infection in Wisconsin. Officials have not announced any new confirmed cases beyond the 18 deaths and 26 illnesses reported one week ago. State and federal health investigators...
March 9, 2016 - 1:14pm
March 2, 2016
Business owners, need some cash?
A decision by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to federalize the Regional Business Fund Inc. was reversed recently,...
March 2, 2016 - 12:30pm
March 1, 2016
Gall named new Rivertown Multimedia publisher; Dzubay departing
Forum Communications Co., the parent firm of RiverTown Multimedia, has announced leadership changes that reflect the promotion of an existing...
March 1, 2016 - 8:47am
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