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Pierce County Herald
Pierce County Criminal Court briefs
Prescott Police blotter March 1-12
Judge doesn't take convict's words lightly
Wisconsin roundup: Unexpected deficit in Walker budget proposal; EMT service expansion proposed in bill; 9 more state news stories
Elmwood chief officer resigns; Sailer’s wants village to support expansion
crime and courts
Sights and sounds from the Prescott trip to state
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
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
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Bernard R. Hofacker, 92
Henry B. Hince, 70
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
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
Real Estate Showcase
February 16, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says he'd pass on Trump labor post; state school candidates lob allegations; 10 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker appears to have snuffed out Democratic claims that he's interested in becoming President Donald Trump's new nominee for labor secretary. Fast food magnate Andrew Puzder withdrew from his bid Wednesday, after Senate Republicans said they did not have the votes to...
February 16, 2017 - 9:06am
February 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin pooch claims top-dog honors at Westminster; GOP bill would restrict recounts; 6 more state news stories
NEW YORK — A German shepherd from southern Wisconsin is the big winner at the Westminster Dog Show in New York. Rumor, a 5-year-old female from Kenlyn Kennels in Edgerton, won the "Best in Show" award Tuesday night in the 141st annual event at Madison Square Garden. Kent Boyles...
February 15, 2017 - 9:45am
February 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Court ruling eases admissibility of toxicology tests; broadband bill targets rural areas; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has made it easier to use toxicology test results against criminal defendants in court. The justices ruled 5-2 Tuesday that toxicology tests are legally parts of autopsies, and therefore can be admitted as evidence without the person who wrote...
February 14, 2017 - 3:33pm
February 13, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: More Wisconsin babies born with drug dependencies; education leaders mixed on Walker's lifetime teaching license plan; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — The numbers of Wisconsin babies born with drug dependencies has skyrocketed in the past decade. State health officials say almost 600 babies were born in 2015 with what's called Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome -- a dependence on opioids and other addictive drugs. That's...
February 13, 2017 - 8:44am
February 10, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker sees 'good chunk' of budget passing; Menomonie murder suspect claims self-defense; 8 more state news stories
Walker: 'Good chunk' of his budget will pass Gov. Scott Walker says a "good chunk" of his proposed state budget will pass, but Senate GOP leader Scott Fitzgerald cites some big differences.
February 10, 2017 - 10:26am
February 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker budget plan roll-out includes stop in New Richmond; Menomonie murder suspect extradited; 10 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker will make another quick tour of Wisconsin Thursday and Friday to promote the two year, $76 billion state budget he proposed Wednesday. He's starting in Milwaukee with a speech at the annual Governor's Conference on Economic Development -- and he'll then...
February 9, 2017 - 11:48am
February 8, 2017
Walker budget calls for more K-12, UW education spending
Gov. Scott Walker trumpeted new spending on education and a reduction in taxes in his budget presentation to Wisconsin lawmakers. The Republican...
February 8, 2017 - 6:17pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker to present budget at 4 p.m.; competency exam ordered in Rusk County officer-slaying case; 10 more state news stories
MADISON — Republican Scott Walker will present the fourth two year state budget of his governorship Thursday afternoon.
February 8, 2017 - 8:31am
February 7, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Medical marijuana getting cold reception in Madison; Former U.S. solicitor general will try to help GOP keep district lines; 7 more state news stories
MADISON -- The state Legislature's GOP leaders are giving a cold reception to a pair of Democratic bills to legalize medical marijuana. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he remains against the concept, but he has not talked with his GOP caucus about it. Assembly Speaker...
February 7, 2017 - 2:04pm
February 6, 2017
Tax credits a help to state’s working families
Many low- and moderate-income working families in Wisconsin may qualify for thousands of dollars in tax credits at tax time. Together, the federal and state Earned Income Tax Credit can provide anywhere from a few dollars to more than $8,000, depending on household income, marital...
February 6, 2017 - 6:01pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker K-12 funding proposal stokes re-election suspicions; meteor fireball spotted; 11 more state news stories
MADISON – Gov.Scott Walker is proposing a big boost in state funding for K-12 education. This comes two years after the Republican cut school funding. This time he is calling for a $649 million increase. That is an additional $200 of spending per pupil in each of the next two years....
February 6, 2017 - 9:55am
February 3, 2017
VIDEO: Cold snap grows Nelson ice formations
TOWN OF SALEM -- It's no question the frigid temperatures are good for one thing: Roger Nelson's ice formations. Enjoy the Herald's video featuring...
February 3, 2017 - 11:54am
January 29, 2017
Getting inside their heads: Law enforcement receives mental health crisis training
HUDSON — It could be someone who’s experiencing post-traumatic stress. Could be someone with fetal alcohol syndrome. Maybe a bipolar episode....
January 29, 2017 - 3:00pm
January 27, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Bill limiting union influence on fast track; Wisconsinites at March for Life; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — A GOP-backed measure that would limit the influence of unions bidding for public projects is poised to move quickly through the Legislature. Sen. Leah Vukmir and Rep. Rob Hutton are sponsoring the measure on project labor agreements. A spokesperson for Vukmir said Thursday...
January 27, 2017 - 9:51am
January 26, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State audit criticizes DOT planning; private school tax breaks reportedly cost state less; 9 more state news stories
MADISON – A newly released state audit criticizes the Transportation Department for its budgeting process and a lack of internal controls.
January 26, 2017 - 10:57am