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Barn fire kills 11 pigs in Trimbelle
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Suspected drunken driver nearly strikes squad
Prescott students advance to state literary competition
Final points heard before puppy mill trial
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Three SVE seniors all place at state
WIAA individual wrestling: Sanford takes fourth at state
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
WIAA individual wrestling: Charlie Stuhl defeated in the finals
Spring Valley Cardinals
Stagehands bring 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' alive
Century and Sesquicentennial farmers wanted
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 3/6/17 Meeting Agenda
AD FOR BIDS: Spring Valley School District, WI - Ext. Concrete & Site Lighting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 4/4/17 Spring Election Notice
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/8/17 Traffic Safety Commission Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 3/6/17 Town Board Meeting
Dorothy E. Cudd, 89
Cody James Martin-Skulski, 25
Terrance E."Terry" Shafer, 62
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
December 2, 2016
Filings for spring’s election opened Dec. 1
PIERCE COUNTY -- Wasn’t the election just over? With the Nov. 8 presidential election barely in the past (less than a month) and headlines of recounts still dominating the news, it’s time for local candidates to turn their attention toward Spring 2017 elections. The nomination...
December 2, 2016 - 3:14pm
December 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: UW System chancellors seeking more funding; hand recounts for majority of counties; 8 more state news stories
OSHKOSH -- After absorbing budget cuts in 10 of the last 12 years, chancellors in the University of Wisconsin System are hoping lawmakers will give them a little more money this time. The system is asking for an additional $42 million from the state. UW Madison Chancellor Rebecca...
December 1, 2016 - 11:06am
November 30, 2016
Local officials brace for Wisconsin recount
The process of recounting every presidential ballot cast in Wisconsin begins this week, including Pierce and St. Croix Counties. Wisconsin's...
November 30, 2016 - 8:53am
November 29, 2016
Judge: Elmwood can’t bar inspection of records
ELLSWORTH -- The village of Elmwood’s police department can’t bar a citizen’s request to inspect reports, a judge ruled last week in Pierce...
November 29, 2016 - 7:32am
November 22, 2016
Pierce County Board approves library funding increase
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce County taxpayers will see a slight decrease on the county portion of their property tax bills for 2017 after the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed the budget at its Nov. 8 meeting. Department heads and standing committees were directed by county administration...
November 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 19, 2016
Property valuation goes up, mil rate comes down
ELMWOOD -- While the Elmwood School District total tax levy for 2017 will increase slightly, the 2017 formula lowers the mil rate to 14.63 from 15.22 (one year ago). The district received a 4.97 percent increase ($120,031) in general aid for this year. “As a result, we are seeing...
November 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
November 18, 2016
Boats struggle to leave harbor; dredging on the horizon
BAY CITY -- Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials say the Bay City campground harbor and access channel has filled with so much...
November 18, 2016 - 5:33pm
November 10, 2016
Proposed wedding venue plans hit a wall
TOWN OF EL PASO -- A town of El Paso woman and her fiancé want to open a wedding venue on their 26-acre property, but town officials say a better business plan must be presented before they’d consider recommending its approval to the town board. Rita Strauss and Matt LaFond bought...
November 10, 2016 - 9:02pm
November 9, 2016
Affordable housing project in the works
ELLSWORTH -- A private nonprofit corporation specializing in economic development, housing development and property management is proposing to build affordable housing in Ellsworth. At the Nov. 7 meeting, Ellsworth Village Board members discussed Impact Seven’s proposal to construct...
November 9, 2016 - 9:19pm
Votes tallied for 4 Pierce County offices
ELLSWORTH -- While there are no surprises in Pierce County register of deeds, county clerk, treasurer and district attorney races as all candidates...
November 9, 2016 - 9:09am
Trump heads for White House after stunning defeat of Clinton
Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's presidential election, ending eight...
November 9, 2016 - 8:36am
Plum City School District voters pass 2 referendum questions
PLUM CITY -- The Plum City School District voters have spoken and the answer was loud and clear. They approved two referendum questions on the...
November 9, 2016 - 12:14am
November 7, 2016
WATCH: Touring the proposed Bay City nature trail
BAY CITY -- A land dispute between the Village of Bay City and Resident David Meixner has been an ongoing saga for more than a year. Village...
November 7, 2016 - 8:06pm
Dentistry building site intricacies examined
SPRING VALLEY -- Digging in the dirt was the talk of the Spring Valley Village Board meeting Wednesday, Oct. 26. Specifically, the soil at the site of the new Spring Valley Dentistry building. The new building will sit on the site of the former Spring Valley Health & Rehabilitation...
November 7, 2016 - 6:28pm
October 30, 2016
Final tax levy garners lower total on tax bills
SPRING VALLEY -- The total Spring Valley School District tax levy was finalized at about $28,000 more that the original projection, Superintendent Dr. Donald Haack confirmed at the Oct. 17 school board meeting. “State aid was decreased a little bit from the early estimate and that...
October 30, 2016 - 10:00am