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Ellsworth in a tight spot for football postseason
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Cardinal pride reigns during Homecoming Week
Tackling Alzheimer’s in memory of grandpa
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TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
(Pub. Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and 12, 2016)STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT PIERCE COUNTY
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 10/3/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/29/16 Special Highway Committee Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 10/3/16 Town Board Meeting
Dr. Gary A. Palmquist, 62
LeRoy Edson Burgess, 96
Shirley M. Bemis, 91
Kay L. Beder, 49
Virginia Ruth Lecheler, 86
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Kathleen Vinehout column: Looking for answers
Kathleen Vinehout column: Who will be my teacher?
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Aug. 24, 2016)
Real Estate Showcase
September 3, 2016
New artifacts added to military display
BAY CITY -- On Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11, the River Bluffs History Center located in Bay City will be open with its Pierce County...
September 3, 2016 - 8:00am
August 31, 2016
Campers denied year-round access; land dispute continues to simmer
BAY CITY -- The Bay City Village Board denied a request to allow year-round campers in the village during the Aug. 10 meeting. At the July meeting, campers showed up to voice wanting to stay at the campgrounds year-round. The board cited liability and insurance needs as their main...
August 31, 2016 - 8:54am
August 14, 2016
Minnesota man charged with Pierce County burglaries
BAY CITY -- A Minnesota man who authorities say was responsible for three burglaries on the same day in Pierce County faces multiple felonies....
News/crime and courts
August 14, 2016 - 2:00pm
July 22, 2016
Land dispute continues, legislation postponed
BAY CITY -- On Wednesday, July 13, the Bay City Village Board met to discuss seasonal issues facing the village as well an on-going land dispute with private resident David Meixner. A direct legislation request was on this month’s agenda regarding the dispute. The agenda item was...
July 22, 2016 - 11:17am
July 12, 2016
Village attorney advises board to go eminent domain route
BAY CITY -- Bay City Village attorney Robert Loberg had quite a bit to say at the June 15 meeting about a Direct Legislation petition submitted to the village by Bay City resident Kent Carlson on behalf of a contingent of Bay City voters. According to Loberg, the request filed with...
July 12, 2016 - 9:00am
July 10, 2016
Bay City raid leads to felony meth charges: Man, 63, accused of running drug house
BAY CITY -- Three people face felony drug charges after a raid last month on a 63-year-old man’s Bay City home. Members of the St. Croix Valley...
News/crime and courts
July 10, 2016 - 9:00am
June 30, 2016
Village claim of property hits technicality snag
BAY CITY -- An ongoing eminent domain land dispute in Bay City has taken an interesting twist, though if it means anything significant is still...
June 30, 2016 - 9:44am
June 27, 2016
Teen falls off moving car, is struck
BAY CITY -- A Bay City teen was struck by the vehicle he had been riding on when he apparently fell off it Friday evening. Cody R. Sullivan, 17, was riding on top of a 1996 Saturn SC at about 5:03 p.m. heading south on Wabash Street in Bay City when he was ejected off the car and...
June 27, 2016 - 8:59am
June 23, 2016
First-ever dual-sport motorcycle ride cruises into county
PIERCE COUNTY -- A new dual-sport motorcycle ride is coming to Pierce County. The Bay City-based Valley Springs Motorcycle Club, Inc. is sponsoring a ride -- not a race -- through both public and private lands, using a mixture of paved roads and off-road trails beginning and ending...
June 23, 2016 - 2:19pm
June 13, 2016
Crash injures Maiden Rock girl, 16
A Pierce County teenager was hospitalized Monday morning after a crash near Bay City. The Wisconsin State Patrol said the driver, a 16-year-old...
June 13, 2016 - 12:06pm
June 9, 2016
Lawmakers show support to resident in eminent domain case; roll out 'Homeowners' Bill of Rights'
BAY CITY -- Two Wisconsin legislators held a press conference Wednesday morning in Bay City on the property of a man who’s afraid he’ll lose...
June 9, 2016 - 7:28am
‘War and Peace’ display back by popular demand
BAY CITY -- Back by popular demand this year at the Pierce County Historical Society’s annual open house will be the Pierce County in War and Peace display when the event opens this weekend. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, and from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, the...
June 9, 2016 - 7:22am
June 8, 2016
Bay City president explains village position on eminent domain issue
BAY CITY -- Bay City village president Jim Turvaville issued this statement to the Herald June 2, regarding the village’s stand in its nature trail proposal and claims it owns parts of resident David Meixner's property along an inlet of the Mississippi River. “In 2008 the Village...
June 8, 2016 - 2:12pm
May 27, 2016
Memorial Day observances abound in Pierce
Memorial Day observances will honor veterans across the county Monday. Below is a listing of area events. Crain-Ottman Legion ServicesThe Crain-Ottman...
May 27, 2016 - 3:43pm
Leave a book, take a book: New ‘Little Free Library’ coming to Bay City
BAY CITY -- The students in Ashley Steiner’s Panther Time reading class see a need in the Ellsworth School District, and they’re addressing...
May 27, 2016 - 9:05am