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Wisconsin roundup: Democrats want federal monitoring of state elections; suspended UW student returns to court on sex allegations; 9 more state news stories
Charges: Suspect used car to injure man
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
Funeral for drowned Ellsworth boy is Wednesday in River Falls
crime and courts
WIAA football: Former all-conference lineman excels as a running back
WIAA cross country: Panthers wrap up season with pack mentality
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
Stagehands announce 'The Drawer Boy'
Happening Halloween: Where are the tricks and treats?
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Harold K. Olson, 87
Ricky D. Rodewald, 62
Kyra Hayes, 16
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
EDITORIAL (Oct. 19, 2016): Calling a spade a spade
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 19, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 12, 2016): Don’t end up a tragic headline -- stop for buses
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 12, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 5, 2016): Carrying the torch of history
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