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Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix, Pierce counties among state's Top 10 healthiest; slain detective honored at service; 9 more state news stories
Drug sting leads to bust in Hudson
Pot, plants, gun allegedly found in rural River Falls raid
Charges: Woman embezzled $250K from River Falls facility
Write-ins tout 'a better Bay City'
crime and courts
Spring Valley baseball: Cards caged inside
Ellsworth softball: Panthers have tools to compete in MBC
Prescott track and field: Philips focuses on the finest details
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
Spring Valley Cardinals
'It took everything from me': Former drug users talk about their addictions
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?
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Ethan T. Hedeen, 10
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
Kathleen Vinehout column: What's next in health care?
Kathleen Vinehout column: Are Wisconsin waters meeting water quality standards?
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
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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
July 26, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Our county fair is a celebration of how we all work together
“The Demolition Derby is ON!” a fair organizer told folks in the commercial building. “We have a three- or four-hour window in the weather...
July 26, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 19, 2016
Sheila Harsdorf column: Summer is a great time to get reading!
Now that school is out, kids are faced with what to do with their free time and parents are searching for ideas to occupy their children’s...
July 19, 2016 - 1:59pm
Kathleen Vinehout column: Saying 'goodbye' to Benjamin
“I make the promises and my staff keeps them,” said former state Sen. Dale Schultz (R-Richland Center). I don’t know if Sen. Schultz...
July 19, 2016 - 1:47pm
June 14, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Birth, life and death of a bad idea
“No one had any inkling this was happening,” Michael Blumenfeld told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “We are just scratching our heads....
June 14, 2016 - 12:26pm