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Creamery wins statewide award
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Busy day on tap for lawmakers at State Capitol
Sarah Young named Herald editor
Judge rejects nine of 10 claims from abuse victims; Woman dies after stopping for school bus; More state new briefs
Plie Dance Company opens studio on Main Street
crime and courts
EHS to defend title, SVE wants title at team wrestling state tournament
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks end road trip winless
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Peterson meets with Vikings' brass about future
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks will need to upset Warriors to stop losing streak
Ellsworth boys lose close tourney game to Osceola
A hunter’s dream:Local fifth-grader bags huge bear
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Joyce I. Christensen, 82
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
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August 9, 2010
Men escape after truck, trailer slide into Mississippi River at boat launch in Hastings
For good friends Randy Johnson and Jim Hunt, Monday morning was supposed to be spent floating on the St. Croix River and catching walleyes. Instead,...
news / outdoors
August 9, 2010 - 1:06pm
August 2, 2010
UPDATE (Aug. 2, 2010): Hudson drowning victim identified
One hour after a man disappeared beneath the surface of the St. Croix River Monday evening, he was pulled from the water and rushed to an ambulance where rescuers attempted to resuscitate him. He was later transported to the Hudson Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The...
outdoors / news / accidents
August 2, 2010 - 9:21pm
July 22, 2010
5 p.m. update: Plans announced for show break-down
At 4:30 p.m.Thursday, July 22, organizers of Wisconsin Farm Technology Days issued a statement to vendors, offering guidance on how and when...
July 22, 2010 - 7:27am
July 14, 2010
Storms damage homes, down trees
Strong storms moved through Pierce County shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, damaging several homes and downing trees to leave a handful...
July 14, 2010 - 3:46pm
FTD isn't just for farmers; Events appeal to varied tastes, interests, ages
Wisconsin Farm Technology Days When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, July 20 and 21; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 22 Where: In Pierce County at the intersection of Hwy. 29 and Pierce County Road E Hosts: Roger and Bev Peterson family Admission: $5 for adults and children...
July 14, 2010 - 11:30am
July 1, 2010
UPDATED: Ellsworth area pair unhurt after twister flips vehicle
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE--Dan Hines and Jessica Lansing were originally going to spend the night of June 25 going to River Falls for supper. Instead,...
July 1, 2010 - 8:09am
Bridge design chosen: It will be the tied-arch
The long wait is almost over. Construction on a new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings should begin this fall, although some preliminary work such as utilities could begin yet this summer. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announcement last week that it has awarded the...
July 1, 2010 - 8:09am
June 30, 2010
Fallen attorney remembered as 'Balsam Lake landmark'
An apparent accident during a demolition project claimed the life of a Balsam Lake area attorney. John E. Schneider, 59, of rural Balsam Lake was found dead at his home on Monday, June 28th. The Polk County Sheriff's department said Schneider was attempting to demolish a small...
June 30, 2010 - 8:00am
May 23, 2010
Diamond Bluff project clears key hurdle
Opponents of a controversial Diamond Bluff sand-hauling operation lost an important battle Wednesday when a key Pierce County panel gave the project its blessing. The Piece County Land Management Committee approved a conditional-use permit for the project, which would offload about...
news / politics
May 23, 2010 - 12:00pm
May 18, 2010
Boles will take the bench early
Pierce County's newly elected judge will take the bench six weeks earlier than usual. Gov. Jim Doyle's office announced Friday that Joe Boles will begin serving June 14 rather than Aug. 1. Robert Wing, who was Pierce County judge for 25 years, retired at the end of April, three...
crime and courts / news
May 18, 2010 - 10:07am
May 8, 2010
Gindt gets Department of Corrections award
Agent Shannon Gindt has been awarded the Department of Corrections (DOC) Credibility Award, for Region 5 covering 17 counties in Wisconsin. To receive this honor, the agent is nominated based on excellent achievement and performance in the areas of: public/elected officials have...
crime and courts / news
May 8, 2010 - 7:48am
April 27, 2010
Olson family hosting 'Meet the Candidates' tonight
BALDWIN -- Area residents are invited to meet some of the conservative-leaning candidates running for public office in 2010 at an event hosted by Glenwood City area resident Annette Olson and her family. A "Meet the Candidate" night has been set for 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 27 at The...
April 27, 2010 - 9:39am
April 1, 2010
Pierce County 'Legacy Farms' program announced
For Pierce County farmers, the Legacy Farms project will become another first-of-its-kind opportunity for 2010 Farm Technology Days. Officers and executive committee members have been very pleased farmers themselves are taking a prominent role in the project. Legacy Farms of Pierce...
April 1, 2010 - 11:14am
3 Elmwood firefighters hurt battling grass fire; 1 still at Regions
WAVERLY -- One Elmwood firefighter was airlifted to Regions Hospital Wednesday evening and two others were transported to River Falls Area Hospital after several men were overcome by smoke while fighting a rural grass fire in eastern Pierce County. Firefighter Tom Joyce, 38, remained...
April 1, 2010 - 9:30am