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Wisconsin roundup: Capitol streaker may have been drunk; one-quarter of Milwaukee's 911 calls not emergencies; 12 more state news stories
U.S. Supreme Court to hear town of Troy case in March
UPDATE: 'I would not have expected this,' murder suspect's landlord says
Playground meeting set to gather ideas
Prison ordered for New Richmond church burglar
crime and courts
Block honored for distinguished service
WIAA boys basketball: Playoff brackets released
Ellsworth wrestling: Panthers 'embrace' target
MBC boys basketball: Brookshaw, Murphy carry Cards
Prescott boys basketball: Cards on post shooters
Spring Valley Cardinals
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
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Marilyn Elaine Brown, 71
Connie Moga, 91
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Kathleen Vinehout column: A few budget details that didn't make headlines
Ron Kind column: Higher Education Action Plan
Real Estate Showcase
October 13, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
“I am paying for private schools with my taxes?” the women from Pepin asked following my presentation at a recent Town Hall meeting. “Yes,...
October 13, 2016 - 9:32am
October 8, 2016
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
PLUM CITY -- I have been fortunate in my career to work in some quality K-12 school districts. One of the reasons I decided to come to Plum City...
October 8, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 29, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
“There used to be a real nice coffee shop. But they turned it into vending machines,” David Wedde told the Joint Committee on Audit. To many...
September 29, 2016 - 10:18am
September 22, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Funding roads is an important job for state leaders. Nine cents of every state budget dollar goes towards transportation. In the vagaries of...
September 22, 2016 - 3:36pm
September 14, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
“Happy Birthday!” I told 80 auditors and other legislative leaders at a recent Capitol gathering. The nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau...
September 14, 2016 - 9:55am
September 6, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Looking for answers
Medicaid is the joint federal-state program that pays hospitals, doctors, nursing homes and other health professionals to provide care for low-income...
September 6, 2016 - 11:42am
September 5, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Who will be my teacher?
“Who will be my teacher?” my son asked me years ago. For a brief point in time, the teacher was the most important person in his young life....
September 5, 2016 - 12:13pm
August 26, 2016
Diane Odeen column: Women's Equality Day
Today, the U.S. celebrates Women’s Equality Day to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. On this...
August 26, 2016 - 8:25am
August 23, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
“It gets overwhelming,” my neighbor told me. We were walking through her flooded barnyard. Floodwaters left silt everywhere: in the house,...
August 23, 2016 - 10:42am
August 19, 2016
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Many of my favorite family memories center around the trips Tawni, the boys and I take to our National Parks. As co-chair of the National Parks...
August 19, 2016 - 1:39pm
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
“Where did all that money go?” Dennis asked me during a recent visit to the Jackson County Fair. Dennis is one of many constituents who ask...
August 19, 2016 - 1:36pm
August 9, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
“Is the strategy in the state to move all funding for schools to the local level?” a local school official asked me. I hesitated. No one...
August 9, 2016 - 12:53pm
Kathleen Vinehout column: Have an opinion about your internet connection? Let your voice be heard!
Do you have a great Internet connection? Less than what you’d prefer? Makes it impossible for you to do your work or your children’s homework?...
August 9, 2016 - 12:43pm
August 5, 2016
A library nowadays is so much MORE
Editor's note: This is a column by Herald freelance writer Lorna Ross, who covers Elmwood and Spring Valley village board meetings. Her enthusiasm connected to learning new things is contagious. Her last adventure took her to the Elmwood wastewater treatment plant. This time learn...
August 5, 2016 - 2:04pm
August 2, 2016
EDITORIAL (July 20, 2016): The press has a duty to serve the people
Editor’s note: This week’s editorial was written by new reporter Naomi N. Lugo, who joined the Herald’s newsroom July 6. The press has a duty to serve the people, period.The necessity for a free press was of such importance that it came in step with the formation of the United...
August 2, 2016 - 9:10am