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Elmwood chief officer resigns; Sailer’s wants village to support expansion
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Credit card skimmer reported
Remaining 400th street bridge demolished
Wisconsin roundup: New figures, new debate about school voucher program; state justices refuse to reveal votes in tied case; 8 more state news stories
crime and courts
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Hunter education course taking registration
WIAA boys basketball: Cards road ends at state in defeat
WIAA boys basketball: Prescott was comfortable trailing; Hamilton never wore down; What next?
Spring Valley Cardinals
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/28/17 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRENTON: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 4/5/17 Hearing - Traynor permit (Residence
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 4/5/17 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
TOWN OF EL PASO: 3/24/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Bernard R. Hofacker, 92
Henry B. Hince, 70
Barry Anderson, 72
Lorena M. "Rene" Sailer, 91
Judith L. "Judi" Helmer, 52
Kathleen Vinehout column: Rural Wisconsin needs real broadband expansion
Ron Kind column: Keeping Wisconsinites from paying more for less coverage
Kathleen Vinehout column: Don't get rid of the treasurer
Ron Kind column: Answering your questions on the Affordable Care Act
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 8, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
October 15, 2016
Pierce County employees to see possible pay raise
ELLSWORTH -- On Oct. 3, the Pierce County Finance and Personnel Committee met to discuss agenda items pertaining largely to personnel requests. As of Monday's meeting, hired jailers will be classified as general municipal employees as voted by the committee. Jailers hired before...
October 15, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 13, 2016
Pierce County jail construction on schedule
ELLSWORTH -- The final design for the new Pierce County Jail was approved Oct. 27, 2015, with the groundbreaking ceremony taking place earlier...
October 13, 2016 - 3:47pm
October 12, 2016
Dentist’s office site plan taking shape
SPRING VALLEY -- While the vice-presidential debate was going on, the Spring Valley Village Board trustees had their own debates Tuesday, Oct....
October 12, 2016 - 1:47pm
Village prepares annual budget for Nov. 7 vote
ELLSWORTH -- At a recent Finance, Purchasing & Buildings Committee meeting in Ellsworth, members learned the Ellsworth Fire Department levy will increase by approximately 1.3 percent while the ambulance service will try to maintain a 0 percent increase. The village’s increase...
October 12, 2016 - 8:30am
October 10, 2016
County’s F&P tackles potential budget deficit
ELLSWORTH -- During a Sept. 28 special meeting, the Pierce County Finance and Personnel Committee learned the county’s 2017 budget was faced...
October 10, 2016 - 10:21am
October 9, 2016
Possible decreased mill rate means lower school district taxes
SPRING VALLEY -- Spring Valley School District property taxpayers will see a decrease in the school district portion of their taxes, if the preliminary estimate holds true. At the Sept. 26 annual meeting, the estimated new mill rate for 2016-17 was purported to be under 10.60. The...
October 9, 2016 - 5:00pm
October 6, 2016
What is the fate of Huppert Water Utility?
ELLSWORTH -- Dar-Ray resident Mike Gutting held up a sediment-soaked, slimy water filter at the Ellsworth Water & Sewer Committee meeting...
October 6, 2016 - 4:08pm
A watery nightmare frustrates Dar-Ray residents
ELLSWORTH -- Residents in Ellsworth’s Dar-Ray addition and Golf Course Lane just want to be able to flush a toilet, take a shower, do laundry,...
October 6, 2016 - 4:07pm
Building committee urges County Board to move forward with annex options
ELLSWORTH -- The September Pierce County Board of Supervisors meeting Sept. 27 focused on a range of topics, such as Pierce County employee-centric...
October 6, 2016 - 7:53am
October 4, 2016
Stagnant fund increases don’t fix crumbling roads
ELLSWORTH -- “Some towns are borrowing money for road projects, and some towns are making difficult decisions, having to choose between maintenance...
October 4, 2016 - 2:05pm
October 2, 2016
What would Pierce County libraries do with more funding?
ELLSWORTH -- The decision of whether or not to approve a 5 percent funding increase for Pierce County libraries will go to vote Wednesday, Sept....
October 2, 2016 - 10:00am
October 1, 2016
Residents sue village board, clerk in direct legislation case
BAY CITY -- An eminent domain land issue has finally reached the courts by way of a civil suit filed against the village board of Bay City. Pierce County Civil Court records show a petition for “a writ of mandamus” was filed by attorney William J. Mavity on behalf of plaintiffs...
October 1, 2016 - 10:00am
September 28, 2016
Cell towers given green light by Land Management
Are you ever driving down the winding roads of Pierce County, cursing your lack of cell phone service? That may improve, though how much is hard...
September 28, 2016 - 10:39am
September 26, 2016
Will ‘Just Fix It’ bring relief to Wisconsin motorists?
Wisconsin roads are some the of the worst in the nation. That’s with 71 percent of state roads “in poor (or) mediocre condition” and 14...
September 26, 2016 - 9:55am
September 24, 2016
Bottom line: Library needs more money
ELMWOOD -- Elmwood Library Board president Susan Dzubay was blunt when she laid out the Elmwood Public Library’s financial needs to the village...
September 24, 2016 - 10:00am