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Resignations follow sexual misconduct in Glenwood City, sheriff’s office
Owner of Baldwin clinic agrees to more than four years in prison
Prescott Food Pantry eyes new location; application sent back to Planning Commission
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Ellsworth girls take second at MBC meet
E-PC readies for playoffs with rout of Shell Lake
Raiders to travel to Clear Lake for opening round of playoffs
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
Daughters work to save their mother
Last chance to see 'Pierce County in War & Peace'
Fresh Art Tour kicks off Oct. 7
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Absentee Voting & Voting Equip. Test for 11/8/16 Election
PIERCE COUNTY: 10/20/16 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF EL PASO: 11/1/16 Public Hearing re: Strauss permit
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 10/20/16 Meeting Agenda
REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Lucas M. Greeley; Case No. 16-SC-322
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
Bernice J. Huppert, 99
Wallace J. Harvey, 94
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
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
September 5, 2016
September is time to hit ‘reset’ at the library
This column is written by Ellsworth Public Library director Tiffany Meyer. September is a time for us to “reset” at the library after the busyness of summer and get into a new groove for fall. We are offering many of the regular programs and some exciting new options as well:...
September 5, 2016 - 8:00am
September 1, 2016
‘Better prepared than scared:’ ALICE prepares for active shooter scenarios
ELLSWORTH -- It’s not something anyone likes to think about. It invokes feelings of horror, helplessness and maybe the thought “That won’t...
September 1, 2016 - 11:18am
August 28, 2016
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
EAU CLAIRE -- Two new members of the Chippewa Valley Technical College Board of Trustees come from the western side of the CVTC district. Paul...
August 28, 2016 - 3:00pm
August 26, 2016
A historic moment: Prescott High School opens new building
The day for which many in the Prescott School District have been waiting is almost, finally here. The doors of the new Prescott High School will...
August 26, 2016 - 1:44pm
August 25, 2016
New staff gear up for new year
The Ellsworth School District will welcome 14 new staff members this 2016-17 school year. The Herald asked them to complete a survey in order...
August 25, 2016 - 3:04pm
August 22, 2016
Why does Plum City need a referendum?
Editor's note: This column is written by Plum City School District Superintendent Mary Baier to inform readers about the upcoming referendum questions on the Nov. 8 ballot for district voters. The District of Plum City has managed its finances skillfully and efficiently over the past...
August 22, 2016 - 8:38am
August 21, 2016
UW-River Falls will continue Scholarship Guarantee program
RIVER FALLS -- In an effort to help students access excellent, high-quality education at an affordable price, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will continue its Scholarship Guarantee program to new incoming students for the 2017-18 academic year. The program, aimed at providing...
August 21, 2016 - 9:00am
August 18, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Suspected infiltrator discovered by Feingold camp; Hudson medical device company being sold; six more state news stories
MADISON -- A conservative activist reportedly tried getting a job with Russ Feingold's Democratic U.S. Senate campaign, apparently to dig up dirt on that candidate. Feingold's election opponent, GOP Sen. Ron Johnson, says his campaign had nothing to do with it. The Feingold camp...
August 18, 2016 - 8:06am
August 15, 2016
Are students ready for life after school?
ELLSWORTH -- Are students these days ready for the real world when they graduate high school/college? Do they know how to balance a checkbook,...
August 15, 2016 - 3:00pm
August 12, 2016
First bid package sent out for new elementary
ELLSWORTH -- The first bid package for the new elementary school in Ellsworth, which includes civil engineering, structural, landscape and electrical...
August 12, 2016 - 5:21pm
August 9, 2016
Feingold wins in Wisconsin; Kind easily retains seat
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold won the opportunity Tuesday for a rematch with GOP incumbent Ron Johnson. Pundits called the primary election race shortly after 8:30 p.m., giving Feingold the nod over fellow Democrat Scott Harbach. Feingold earned 90 percent of the ballots cast. “Our...
August 9, 2016 - 10:15pm
August 8, 2016
Goodbye, portable classrooms, hello new staff
PRESCOTT -- The July 20 Prescott School Board meeting was dominated by hiring staff and determining the final fate of the portable classrooms at Malone Elementary school. The following staff’s employment was approved: Sean Cudd, part-time certified occupational therapy assistant...
August 8, 2016 - 3:30pm
August 4, 2016
Low interest rate for new school will save millions
ELLSWORTH -- The new elementary school in Ellsworth has been progressing this summer. The latest step towards construction has been the the securing of financing. On July 21, the bonds for the financing of the school sold at an interest rate of 2.82 percent. A rate of 4 percent was...
August 4, 2016 - 2:00pm
July 29, 2016
District will buy property to expand playground
ELMWOOD -- The Elmwood School Board will buy property in order to expand the existing elementary playground. A special meeting was held Monday, July 25 for the public to vote on the purchase, which was approved. Superintendent Paul Blanford said the board will purchase 327 S. Scott...
July 29, 2016 - 9:39am
July 26, 2016
Referendum projects take center stage
SPRING VALLEY -- Facility repair and maintenance referendum projects are well underway in the Spring Valley School District. At the July 5 special school board meeting, a number of bids were accepted: Flat roof replacement and adding insulation at the elementary school (commons area),...
July 26, 2016 - 6:43pm