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Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
Problem properties may face fines if they don’t shape up
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Former caregiver, 55, sentenced to prison
Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries
crime and courts
Volleyball: Spring Valley goes 1-2 at RF quad
Football: Panthers start season with big win at Spooner
Football: Mistakes are minimized in Spring Valley win vs. SCF
Football: Early touchdown doesn’t hurt Wolves in 42-7 victory
Football: Prescott works through some roster turnover
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
WATCH: Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Norma Jean Eichman, 66
Mary Lou 'Doatsie' Catura, 72
Ruthann Hovde, 84
Lyle A. McGee Jr., 72
Kenneth A. Anderson, 59
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Kathleen Vinehout column: Have an opinion about your internet connection? Let your voice be heard!
Real Estate Showcase
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
December 1, 2015
Help Westconsin feed the hungry
WESTconsin Credit Union offices are collecting non-perishable food products and cash donations for families in need from Dec. 7-19. Items can...
December 1, 2015 - 1:22pm
November 30, 2015
Area jobless rates remain low
Latest figures from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) show October unemployment rates for St. Croix County at 2.9% and...
November 30, 2015 - 12:08pm
November 24, 2015
Industrial Spotlight unites area businesses
“I firmly believe working together we can get a lot of things done.” These were the words of Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery CEO/manager...
November 24, 2015 - 9:11am
November 16, 2015
Pierce Pepin honors Huber
Ginny Huber, a board member with Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services, was recognized by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association for...
November 16, 2015 - 10:14am
November 10, 2015
Dental patient turns underbite into career
A dental difficulty and an ultimatum shaped the future direction of Dr. Casey Chantelois’ life. Dealing with a bad underbite as a youth...
November 10, 2015 - 1:46pm
Deer hunters’ success is also locker plant’s
While most participants enjoy deer hunting season for the opportunity it offers to get outdoors and perhaps down a trophy buck, Jeff Farris regards...
November 10, 2015 - 1:44pm
November 4, 2015
Howe wraps up GM tenure at Pierce County Herald
Vicky Howe, general manager and longtime sales representative at the Pierce County Herald, has decided to turn in her office keys and join her...
November 4, 2015 - 11:27am