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TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 2017-18 Liquor License Renewals
VILLAGE OF MAIDEN ROCK: For Sale - Playground Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 6/717 Hearing - Ashbach permit
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 4/11/17 Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 2017-18 Liquor License Renewals
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Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
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May 21, 2017
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
The U.S. House has passed its American Health Care Act of 2017, but the U.S. Senate is writing its own legislation to replace the Affordable...
May 21, 2017 - 8:00am
May 14, 2017
Editorial: Nursing home workers care — and we should, too
The American Health Care Association established National Nursing Home Week in 1967. For 50 years, the designation has provided a dedicated time...
May 14, 2017 - 8:00am
May 6, 2017
Editorial: A little newspaper 101
You can't make everyone happy. This is especially true in journalism. The Pierce County Herald received a letter from Ellsworth resident Harlen Menk, who accused the Herald and all RiverTown publications of favoring Republicans. He said he has "been convinced for many of the 37 years"...
May 6, 2017 - 6:00am
May 2, 2017
Editorial: We can breathe easier, but for how long?
Two in five U.S. citizens live where pollution levels are too dangerous to breathe. That's according to the annual American Lung Association...
May 2, 2017 - 10:21am
April 21, 2017
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
America sets aside April 22 every year to celebrate Earth Day. Since the first Earth Day in 1970, young and old have gathered globally to participate in activities that foster appreciation of the environment and create awareness of the issues that threaten our globe.
April 21, 2017 - 7:56am
March 25, 2017
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
If the hundreds of condolences and comments on social media are any indication, the recent death of a popular teacher has a wide-reaching effect on this community. Ellsworth High School business education teacher and Panther’s Den mentor Judith “Judi” Helmer died Tuesday, March...
March 25, 2017 - 8:00am
March 17, 2017
EDITORIAL (March 15, 2017): Can we talk? Healthier Together cannot be ignored
Let’s talk about mental health, obesity and alcohol abuse. Here? Now? These are three subjects we only talk about behind closed doors, correct? That’s in the process of changing. Getting these sensitive stigmas out of the dark corners of St. Croix and Pierce counties is long...
March 17, 2017 - 3:07pm
February 25, 2017
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
U.S. governments, large and small, have a duty to inform the public about the actions they intend to take, the laws they enact and the money they spend. The mandatory publication in a newspaper of public notices detailing these decisions helps ensure a democratic process. It keeps...
February 25, 2017 - 10:00am
February 17, 2017
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
“Blaming others is an act of refusing to take responsibility. When a person can’t accept the fact or the reality, they blame another person or the situation instead of taking accountability.” — author Dee Dee Artner. Not taking responsibility for one’s own actions is becoming...
February 17, 2017 - 7:00pm
February 11, 2017
EDITORIAL (Feb. 8, 2017): Magazine will feature county’s melting pot
With the United States erupting with debates and protests about immigration policies in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order...
February 11, 2017 - 11:00am
February 4, 2017
EDITORIAL (Feb. 1, 2017): Sanctuary
Editor’s note: This editorial was published in the Hudson Star-Observer, the Herald’s sister newspaper. The community-wide conversation of whether to welcome Syrian refugee families to Hudson, left seemingly unresolved, was continued with a comment made by St. Croix County Supervisor...
February 4, 2017 - 11:00am
February 2, 2017
Groundhog Day poll: What's your favorite Bill Murray movie?
In honor of Groundhog Day Thursday Feb. 2, the Pierce County Herald Staff chose their favorite movie featuring Bill Murray — star of the 1993...
February 2, 2017 - 1:36pm
January 22, 2017
EDITORIAL (Jan. 18, 2017): Seeing new candidates is refreshing
The 22nd Amendment to the United States Constitution limits a president to two terms in office. There’s a reason for that. In 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected to a third term as president. His fourth term began in 1945, but he died after just three months.
January 22, 2017 - 9:00am
POLL: Greatest moment in Green Bay Packers history
The Green Bay Packers play the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 22. In preparation for the game, the Pierce County Herald...
January 22, 2017 - 8:00am
January 14, 2017
EDITORIAL (Jan. 11, 2017): Before you cast stones...
The Herald appreciates that people see it as a source of investigative journalism. We take pride in digging into stories, gleaning facts from a sometimes muddied swirl of confusion, emotions and perspectives. This past year there has been enough village and town government news to...
January 14, 2017 - 12:00pm