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Pierce County Herald
Ellsworth police blotter: March 13-20
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
crime and courts
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
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
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
March 8, 2016
Ron Kind column: Fixing our broken campaign finance system
In recent months, I have heard from many of the residents of Wisconsin’s Third District about the need for a more transparent and accountable...
March 8, 2016 - 9:55am
Warren Petryk column: “WI Cares” Legislation, improving access to mental health care and dementia resources
During the final days of the Assembly session, my colleagues and I supported and passed a package of bills to provide better access to mental...
March 8, 2016 - 9:50am
Kathleen Vinehout column: Speed and secrecy versus deliberate democracy
“All your work has made a real difference,” Linda, my staffer, told Mrs. Gifford. She and her husband traveled to Madison to personally...
March 8, 2016 - 9:26am
February 29, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Budget cuts to education cost all of us
“We hired a great inorganic chemistry professor last year,” Mike, a UW-River Falls chemistry professor, told me. “Unfortunately she’s...
February 29, 2016 - 12:35pm
February 25, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: People make a difference despite haste at the Capitol
“What can we, as ordinary citizens, do to keep the legislature and the governor from passing/signing house bill 554? It scares the heck out...
February 25, 2016 - 3:53pm
Ron Kind column: Increasing access to broadband in rural areas
For years I have been fighting to provide access to broadband internet services to western and central Wisconsin. Broadband internet is necessary...
February 25, 2016 - 3:44pm
Warren Petryk column: Sparsity aid legislation moves on to Senate
Last week, the state Assembly passed Assembly Bill 824 which would restore some of the Sparsity Aid that Spring Valley lost due to an overage...
February 25, 2016 - 3:42pm
February 18, 2016
Warren Petryk column: Public safety bill approved by Assembly
Last week, Assembly Bill 591, of which I was the primary author in the Assembly, passed with bipartisan support. As I have reported in the past,...
February 18, 2016 - 4:06pm
Kathleen Vinehout column: 'This Land is Our Land,' or it used to be…Mississippi backwaters cut off to locals by railroad 'police'
One of the best spots to ice fish is south of Alma just down the dugway from Carrol Iberg’s rural home. Down there “ice fishing is really...
February 18, 2016 - 3:41pm
February 11, 2016
Ron Kind column: Fairness & opportunity for Wisconsin students
As a father of a freshman at UW-River Falls and another son who is a high school senior, I have seen first-hand how important higher education...
February 11, 2016 - 1:53pm
Kathleen Vinehout column:Keep private water companies OUT of Wisconsin
“Keep private water companies OUT of Wisconsin,” Glory Adams of Eau Claire wrote. She wants to stop a bill that would allow cities to sell...
February 11, 2016 - 1:51pm
Warren Petryk column: Requalifying Spring Valley for Sparsity Aid
Sparsity aid has become a staple financial support program for many of our rural schools not only in the 93rd Assembly District but for rural...
February 11, 2016 - 1:43pm
February 5, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Farmers seeks answers and action at the Capitol
“Just get it done!” The farmer was referring to a bill to change rules on high capacity wells. I listened. The chances of passing the bill...
February 5, 2016 - 12:10pm
February 2, 2016
Warren Petryk column: Rep. Petryk and others announce “Rural Wisconsin Initiative”
I, along with 20 other colleagues from rural areas around the state, including western Wisconsin Reps. Quinn, Bernier, Larson and Murtha, announced...
February 2, 2016 - 9:19am
Kathleen Vinehout column: Dismantling Civil Service passes Senate despite disturbing debate
One by one Senators stood on the Senate floor and told of secret meetings held with state workers. Supervisors had forbidden employees to talk...
February 2, 2016 - 9:13am