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Zimmerman still 'on guard' for taproom proposal
Sheriff's blotter: Hager City burglary, brick thrown through windshield
‘Most challenging dive to date’: Vehicle submerged in 1976 pulled from Mississippi River
Vehicle rolls over in ditch between Ellsworth and Red Wing
Fourth sex offender moving to Burkhardt
crime and courts
Ellsworth basketball: Swanson enjoying perks of Team Wisconsin
SCVBL: Garner shutout continues special Plum City summer
SCVBL recap: Hubbers hoping to start rolling
Trimbelle River project is complete
River Falls Days give local boxers chance for debut
Spring Valley Cardinals
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
St. Croix County Fair officially opens
It's 40 years for Beldenville Car Show & Swap Meet
Take your pick: City of Prescott, Library plant vegetables, flowers outside of Hall
Antique appraisal turns into big bucks
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/25/17 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/20/17 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
Ellsworth Com Sch Bd Spec Mtg 062717
Ellsworth Community School District
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 7/31/17 Special Board Meeting
Michael Freeman, 68
John F. McLaughlin, 46
Kathleen A. Fueker, 75
Judy M. Finn, 77
Ruby Mae Johnson, 83
Wildside column: Native plants escape correctional center
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
Editorial: Herald building listed for sale
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January 11, 2017
Election filings bring five races so far
PIERCE COUNTY -- The deadline for filing candidacy papers to appear on the Tuesday, April 4 ballot passed at 5 p.m. Jan. 3, with five races developing so far in Pierce County. Filings indicate contests will take place in the villages of Elmwood and Ellsworth, the city of River Falls,...
January 11, 2017 - 9:14am
January 10, 2017
Ellsworth housing development is a no-go
ELLSWORTH -- A proposed affordable housing project in Ellsworth has come to a grinding halt. Ellsworth Village Board members revealed at the Jan. 9 meeting that Impact Seven, a private nonprofit corporation specializing in economic development, housing development and property management,...
January 10, 2017 - 1:19pm
January 3, 2017
Top 10 stories of 2016: New county jail, sheriff’s dept. break ground
ELLSWORTH -- After decades of debate and deliberation, Pierce County officials broke ground for a new sheriff’s department and jail facility...
January 3, 2017 - 2:57pm
Top 10 stories of 2016: Small town politics heat up Bay City
BAY CITY -- The Jan. 11 caucus at Bay City Village Hall will see at least three newcomers hoping to get on the April 4 ballot for village board...
January 3, 2017 - 2:50pm
Top 10 stories of 2016: Scott Walker is all ears in Elmwood
ELMWOOD -- Gov. Scott Walker visited the Elmwood Auditorium Tuesday, May 31 for an invite-only listening session as part of his “2020 Vision...
January 3, 2017 - 2:34pm
Top 10 stories of 2016: Village hall completed despite opposition
MAIDEN ROCK -- The first Maiden Rock Village Board meeting was held in the new village hall in December, but not before months of controversy...
January 3, 2017 - 2:31pm
December 30, 2016
Pierce County, Sheriff’s department agree on deal
ELLSWORTH -- Collective bargaining agreements between the county and the Labor Association of Wisconsin were the main topic of the Tuesday, Dec. 20 Finance & Personnel Committee and Pierce County Board meetings. The board voted unanimously to approve two resolutions for the Sheriff...
December 30, 2016 - 8:00am
December 27, 2016
New website on village wish list
SPRING VALLEY -- The Spring Valley Village Board is looking at other municipal websites to glean ideas for revamping the Spring Valley webpage. Trustee Rich O’Connell attended a state-hosted seminar, and is convinced a new user friendly and eye-catching website will make a difference....
December 27, 2016 - 2:40pm
December 26, 2016
Citizen journalist requests traffic study
ELMWOOD -- "Elmwood Citizen Journalist" Rick Talford wants a traffic study done on State Highway 72 in Elmwood. He said residents have complained to him about people speeding into town on the state road, putting children in danger waiting at bus stops. Talford has a tumultuous relationship...
December 26, 2016 - 3:01pm
Citizen accuses board of budget misleading; village officials say he ‘doesn’t understand’ budget
ELMWOOD -- Frustration was apparent in trustees and the village clerk at the Dec. 12 Elmwood Village Board meeting as comments ping-ponged between a citizen and the board about the village’s 2017 and 2016 budgets.
December 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
Ellsworth man faces felony child sex assault charges
ELLSWORTH -- A 31-year-old Ellsworth man is facing felony charges of repeated sexual assault of a child and incest in Pierce County Circuit Court....
December 26, 2016 - 11:00am
Residents weary of bridge being out
TOWN OF SALEM -- A standing-room-only crowd complained to the Salem Town Board Tuesday, Dec. 13, about a bridge that has been washed out since...
December 26, 2016 - 8:00am
December 24, 2016
New laptop software will save time for police
PRESCOTT -- Time has always been one of the highest priorities for the Prescott Police Department. Now, thanks to a Prescott City Council decision on Dec. 18, the police will receive a software program to help save time and get officers back out onto the streets helping people. The...
December 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
December 22, 2016
Chance to speak denied; an alternative trail option
BAY CITY -- Bay City resident David Meixner requested a spot on the Dec. 14 Bay City Village Board agenda. He wanted to present some ideas for...
December 22, 2016 - 2:50pm
December 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker supports Constitutional Convention renewed proposal would reduce child support paid by the wealthy; and 11 state news stories
MADISON — There's more talk in Wisconsin about a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution. Republican Gov. Scott Walker was asked about it during a recent telephone town hall meeting. Despite disagreements from some law professors, Walker says he's convinced a convention could...
December 20, 2016 - 11:09am