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Ellsworth homecoming produces Panther pride
UPDATE: Spring Valley Middle-High will be open for classes Monday; repairs underway
Schneider receives Dykstra Faculty Excellence Award
St. Joseph Parish School welcomes two new staff members
Nightclub dancer charged in Hager City drug case
crime and courts
Operation Migration helped whooping cranes survive
Football: Guts outweigh distractions in Ellsworth’s homecoming win
Volleyball: Errors spoil Ellswoth's shot at SCC
Nick Connelly, former RWHS football star, dies of cancer
Girls' golf: Pierce County well represented in MBC All-Conference
spring valley cardinals
Old school Vegas in Prescott
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Gallery: A snowy day for pumpkins
United Way calls for grant applications
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
PIERCE CO. HIGHWAY COMMITTEE: 9/20/18 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 8/28/18 County Board Minutes
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMM.: 9/26/18 Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/25/18 County Board Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/6/18 Board Meeting Minutes
Dam Days film screening aims to shine a light on farmers
Not giving up on making vino in the valley
Aldi site stormwater concerns examined; river should not be impacted
What's going down in west central Wisconsin's dairy industry
WHEDA grants support future senior living apartments
Place a Business Announcement
Marlan M. Hanson
Florence C. "Flossie" Jakes
Robert "Bob" Ottman
George and Jean Grajkowski
Christopher Meyer Celebration of Life
Joe and Mary Wieser
Jerry and Lucy
Literally Lorna column: Turning 50 is a new life chapter
Viewpoint: I want to hear from you
Letter to the editor: Legion Auxiliary members sought
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Editorial: E-government needs to be easier, safer
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December 15, 2016
State Board approves recreation plan despite lawsuit; former juror to be questioned for alleged improper behavior; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- The state Natural Resources Board has voted to allow off road motorcycle riding and model rockets at a nature area, despite a lawsuit to ban those activities. The board voted 7-0 Wednesday for a master plan at the Sauk Prairie State Recreation area, on the site of the...
December 15, 2016 - 9:31am
November 18, 2016
Heavy snow expected in MN as road conditions deteriorate, less than an inch likely locally
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Heavy snow is expected to fall throughout Minnesota on Friday, Nov. 18, making travel difficult in a central and northern...
November 18, 2016 - 9:55am
November 16, 2016
These 10 holiday toys are dangerous, safety group says
BOSTON—A sling-shot, inflatable suits that kids can don and wear while crashing into each other and a hammer inspired by weapons in the...
November 16, 2016 - 6:00am
September 8, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker has no opinion yet on free computers for freshmen; schools evacuate, river warnings continue
Gov. Scott Walker is not sure yet if he'll support giving free computers or tablets to all high school freshmen in Wisconsin -- and he wants to learn more about it. State Assembly Republicans are making the free computers part of what they call a "Forward Agenda" for the next two-year...
September 8, 2016 - 8:01am
September 7, 2016
Drunken SV man crashes into McDonald’s
ELLSWORTH -- An employee at the Ellsworth McDonald’s received quite a shock when a car drove into the east side of the building early Friday...
September 7, 2016 - 2:17pm
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Wisconsin one of 10 presidential ‘toss up’ states; flash flood watch continues; and 9 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A new poll shows that Democrat Hillary Clinton still has a big lead over Donald Trump for electoral votes, but Wisconsin is one of 10 "toss up" states. The Washington Post/Survey Monkey poll gives Clinton a 46-to-44 percent edge against Republican Donald Trump...
September 7, 2016 - 9:50am
September 6, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: UW report: Recession's 'long shadow' finally lifts in Wisconsin; U.S. Labor Secretary: Labor Day is more than honoring work; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- "The long shadow of the Great Recession is finally lifting in Wisconsin." Those are the first words in a new report on the state's workforce from the UW Madison Center on Wisconsin Strategy.
September 6, 2016 - 8:50am
August 29, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON-- The Republican lawmaker who represents the state Veterans' Home at King in Waupaca County joins Democrats who want a state audit of the facility. Luther Olsen says he also wants to know if another agency should take over the home from state Veterans' Affairs department...
August 29, 2016 - 7:57am
July 19, 2016
EDITORIAL (June 8, 2016): Three motorcycle deaths in two weeks is too many
It’s becoming a Monday morning tradition to receive press releases at the Herald detailing weekend motorcycle fatalities on Pierce County roads. Three motorcyclists have died in the last two weeks. If not fatalities, then press releases detail extensive injuries. Since April: On...
July 19, 2016 - 2:18pm
June 1, 2016
Deputy VA secretary says Tomah hospital is now ‘model for change’; Federal Reserve: Wisconsin top performer in Midwest Economy Index; 10 more Wisconsin news briefs
After admitting past failures, the No. 2 man in the Veterans Administration said the Tomah VA Medical Center is getting to be a “model for change and best practices.” Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson testified Tuesday at a hearing in Tomah on a U.S. Senate panel’s finding that...
June 1, 2016 - 8:31am
May 30, 2016
Authorities looking for La Crosse bank robber; Voter ID still in effect for August; and 13 more Wisconsin state news stories
La Crosse -- Authorities in western Wisconsin are looking for the man who robbed the Altra Federal Credit Union branch office inside a grocery store in La Crosse. One person was brought in for questioning, but hasn't been called a suspect. Witnesses say a white man walked into the...
May 30, 2016 - 12:34pm
May 22, 2016
Motorcyclist airlifted from Trimbelle crash scene
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE -- A motorcyclist was airlifted from the scene of a crash Saturday morning in the town of Trimbelle that landed him in one...
May 22, 2016 - 9:26am
April 4, 2016
UPDATE: Minnesota residents injured in Pierce County motorcycle crash
A 35-year-old Minnesota motorcyclist and his passenger were hospitalized Sunday after a motorcycle crash in the town of Oak Grove that allegedly involved alcohol. The victims, identified by the Pierce County Sheriff's Office as driver Esa Bay, of Newport, Minn., and his passenger,...
April 4, 2016 - 11:23am
March 25, 2016
Hudson man airlifted after Red Wing-area crash
A Hudson man was airlifted after an apparent alcohol-related crash Thursday in the Red Wing area. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the crash victim as 49-year-old Jonathon S. Norman. He was flown to St. Marys Hospital in Rochester with serious injuries. Troopers reported that...
March 25, 2016 - 7:52am
March 16, 2016
Wisconsin GOP race could still mean something by April 5; Up to 13 inches of snow possible by tomorrow in NW Wisconsin; 13 more state news briefs
It looks like the Democratic presidential race will be settled by the time Wisconsinites vote on April 5, but the GOP race remains in play. Democrat Hillary Clinton won all five states that voted Tuesday although the margin was so slim in Missouri that a recount is possible. CNN estimates...
March 16, 2016 - 8:56am