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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
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October 20, 2016
River Falls City Clerk Lu Ann Hecht holds a stack of ballots from people who've already voted in the Nov. 8 election. Hundreds more early voting ballots have been turned or mailed in. In the weeks ahead, hundreds more are expected to keep the early voting trend going in River Falls. The city clerk's office is the first open window on the left as you walk past the City Hall entrance. Call, email or go there for absentee voting questions. (River Falls Journal photo by Phil Pfuehler)
Why wait until Nov. 8 to vote?
October 20, 2016 - 3:18pm
Wisconsin roundup: Obamacare about to begin its fourth signup season; Wausau teen gets 13 years for killing another teen; and 10 more state news stories
October 20, 2016 - 9:35am
October 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Achievement tests: Not even half of state kids proficient in basics; Obama to Trump: "Stop whining" about election rigging; and 11 more state news stories
October 19, 2016 - 8:56am
October 16, 2016
The Plum City Village Board is building a sediment trap off Cherry Avenue, in hopes of preventing debris from traveling down the hillside and washing over the street during heavy rainstorms. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Heavy rains mess up Cherry Avenue
October 16, 2016 - 10:00am
October 15, 2016
Pierce County employees to see possible pay raise
October 15, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 13, 2016
A visual representation from architectural and engineering design firm, Potter Lawson, of the new Pierce County Sheriff's Department and Jail, located off Highway 65 near Shopko in Ellsworth. (Submitted image)
Pierce County jail construction on schedule
October 13, 2016 - 3:47pm
October 12, 2016
The former site of the Spring Valley Care Center has been a source of debate for the Spring Valley Village Board members, who have batted around everything from a park to an RV park. Ultimately, a portion of the land was sold to Spring Valley Dentistry, who plans to build a new office. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Dentist’s office site plan taking shape
October 12, 2016 - 1:47pm
Village prepares annual budget for Nov. 7 vote
October 12, 2016 - 8:30am
October 10, 2016
County’s F&P tackles potential budget deficit
October 10, 2016 - 10:21am
October 9, 2016
Possible decreased mill rate means lower school district taxes
October 9, 2016 - 5:00pm
October 6, 2016
Dar-Ray resident Mike Gutting holds up his water filter in front of the Huppert Well pumphouse. The filter is caked with sediment and must be changed weekly. (Photo courtesy of Calvin Omtvedt)
What is the fate of Huppert Water Utility?
October 6, 2016 - 4:08pm
Dar-Ray addition resident Mike Gutting changes his water filter weekly because it looks like this, he told officials gathered at a Sept. 27 Ellsworth Village Water & Sewer Committee meeting. (Photo courtesy of Calvin Omtvedt)
A watery nightmare frustrates Dar-Ray residents
October 6, 2016 - 4:07pm
The Pierce County Courthouse annex space is due to undergo usage changes due to the opening of the new jail in 2017. The Building Committee is requesting a consultant to help analyze options for the space. (Herald photo Naomi N. Lugo)
Building committee urges County Board to move forward with annex options
October 6, 2016 - 7:53am
October 4, 2016
The crowd at Pierce County's Turnout for Transportation event listens to Don Acker from the Town of Hartland during the roundtable discussion portion of the program on Sept. 29. (Photo courtesy of Chad Johnson)
Stagnant fund increases don’t fix crumbling roads
October 4, 2016 - 2:05pm