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Pierce County Herald
Oricchios new owners of Snowball's Bar
Pierce's unemployment rate second lowest in state
Deer poaching investigated in Woodbury
Farmington police seek help locating missing woman
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: New Richmond the coldest spot in the state this morning
crime and courts
Ellsworth grapplers ready to hit the mat for weekend action
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Badger hoops beat Virginia, face Marquette next
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Wolves, Spurs game in Mexico City canceled
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Sanders's bar fight leads to disorderly conduct ticket
Pierce County Athletes of the Week: Sarah Gilles and Kyle Murphy
Auditions for 'Morning's at Seven' open Tuesday
Santa delivers pizza plus fun Saturday
Celebrate 'Coastal Christmas' Saturday along the shores of Lake Pepin
Old Cowbell: I love Christmas!
Parmeters to celebrate 50th
arts and entertainment
Arley Jerome Huber, 91
Lorraine Zignego, 94
Gordon Brahmer, 79
Al Quackenbush, Sr., 67
George W. Darland, Jr., 78
Editorial: Beware - winter's on its way
Editorial: Act to avoid falls, prevent rabies
Editorial: Put pedestrians first
Affordable Health Care: No one should fall through the cracks
Editorial: How about local control?
TOWN OF EL PASO: 12/9/13 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 12/10/13 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/10/13 Town Board Meeting
FORECLOSURE: Minnesota First Credit v. Michael D. Thompson; Case 11CV415
FORECLOSURE: JP Morgan v. Elfriede Elise Tichy Baltes; Case 13-CV-188
April 25, 2013
Wild Side: Phenology has gone wild this spring
T.S. Elliot's poem, The Waste Land, starts, "April is the cruelest month...stirring dull roots with spring rain." Elliot borrowed that theme from the first line of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (translated from Old English), "When April with his showers sweet; The drought...
sports / outdoors
April 25, 2013 - 2:02pm
April 23, 2013
DNR finds body of missing snowmobiler
Two Wisconsin wardens with the Department of Natural Resources have found the body of a snowmobiler who went missing two months ago. Forty-three year old James Harlan Fentress was riding a snowmobile which broke through the ice February 16th. His body was identified by the Ramsey...
news / outdoors / accidents
April 23, 2013 - 4:22pm
Deer tested in Minnesota show no signs of CWD
ST. PAUL - None of the more than 2,300 deer tested for chronic wasting disease in three specific areas of Minnesota have tested positive for the disease, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reports. Deer were tested around Pine Island as part of the DNR's ongoing CWD surveillance...
news / outdoors
April 23, 2013 - 12:14pm
April 22, 2013
'Habitat Handout Day' set for May 4 at Baldwin
BALDWIN - Property owners in Pierce and St. Croix counties interested in making their land wildlife friendly are invited to attend the annual "Habitat Handout Day" and receive free spruce trees, wildlife friendly shrubs and seed for wildlife food plots. The distribution takes place...
news / outdoors
April 22, 2013 - 4:28pm
National Walleye Tour begins in Red Wing, ends at Devils Lake
RED WING, Minn. -- Cabela's inaugural National Walleye Tour Fishing Tournament will launch Friday at Bay Point Park in Red Wing. This is the first tournament that the NWT has sponsored, but Bart Chad, the general manager for NWT, said he and his staff have years of experience to...
news / outdoors
April 22, 2013 - 9:36am
April 18, 2013
Sjostrom honored for hunter safety teaching in Hager City over 30 years
HAGER CITY--"Hunt safely" might be advice given hunters by family and friends whenever they enter the field, but Doug Sjostrom really takes it to heart. Sjostrom received the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Hunter Education Instructor Award early this week after having...
outdoors / education
April 18, 2013 - 4:09pm
River association hosts author William Souder
The St. Croix River Association will hold its annual Spring Gathering on May 14. Guest speaker will be local distinguished author, William Souder,...
outdoors / life
April 18, 2013 - 9:24am
April 16, 2013
DNR stocking state streams with 330,000 trout
Wisconsin's inland waterways will open their sport fishing season in 19 days. And by then, the DNR hopes to add 330,000 new trout. Fishery workers and volunteers have been stocking rainbow, brook, and brown trout in areas where the habitat is slim - and there is not a natural reproduction...
April 16, 2013 - 10:57am
April 13, 2013
Humane societies file appeal of judge's ruling
MADISON - The fight to keep dogs from being used to hunt wolves isn't over yet. A group of humane societies filed an appeal of a judge's ruling yesterday in Dane County. The lawsuit alleges the Wisconsin DNR failed to impose any real restrictions on wolf hunters use of dogs when...
April 13, 2013 - 1:48pm
April 11, 2013
Wild Side: Returning sandhill cranes herald spring
On March 27, Carol and I were cleaning up the landing area where logs harvested from our woods had been stockpiled. The ground was frozen and...
sports / outdoors
April 11, 2013 - 3:14pm
April 10, 2013
Outdoorsman agree hunters should use dogs to track down wolves
Most Wisconsin sporting enthusiasts agree with the DNR's proposed rules on letting wolf hunters use dogs to track down their prey. Officials said yesterday that just over 51-percent of those voting on the issue favored the wolf hunt rules during Monday night's conservation hearings...
news / outdoors
April 10, 2013 - 9:53am
April 9, 2013
Spring rules, Conservation Congress meetings held across state
We're expected to find out in the next couple days what sporting enthusiasts think about allowing hunting in state parks, and the use of hunting dogs to help track down wolves. Those questions were among about 100 presented last night at the annual conservation hearings, held in all...
April 9, 2013 - 10:23am
April 5, 2013
Deer in Waukesha County tests positive for CWD
The county just west of Milwaukee has had a second deer test positive for chronic wasting disease. The D-N-R said yesterday that a three-and-a-half-year-old...
April 5, 2013 - 10:00am
April 4, 2013
State's spring turkey season to begin next week
Almost a quarter million turkey hunters are about to hit the woods in Wisconsin. The first of six week-long hunting periods begins next Wednesday. Almost 43,000 turkeys were killed last year, six-percent more than in 2011. The DNR expects an even bigger harvest this year, thanks...
April 4, 2013 - 12:29pm
April 3, 2013
Youth turkey hunt this weekend
Hunters as young as 10 will have a chance to bag a turkey in Wisconsin this weekend. The annual two-day youth hunt takes place Saturday and Sunday....
April 3, 2013 - 10:48am