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Pierce County Herald
Blood drive to be in memory of Hoyer
Prairie Island Unit 2 remains shut down, stable
Ellsworth HS grad charged with attempted murder after savage beating
Churches’ new pastor’s got rural roots, world view
Facility projects update given to school board
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
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
Get Out! Deals
Pierce's unemployment rate second lowest in state
On Nov. 27, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary October 2013 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties.
news / business
December 5, 2013 - 9:50am
December 4, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Green Bay bridge scheduled to re-open by mid-January
GREEN BAY - The Leo Frigo Bridge repair project in Green Bay is on time...and on budget. Wisconsin Department of Transportation regional design and construction Chief Brian Roper says crews are finishing their work on 20 concrete shafts that will support five piers of the bridge....
December 4, 2013 - 4:41pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Hunters shot seven percent fewer deer this year than last year
Wisconsin hunters shot seven-percent fewer deer than a year ago in the nine-day gun season that ended last Sunday. The D-N-R released preliminary...
news / region
December 4, 2013 - 9:19am
December 2, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Eight accidents total in 2013 gun-deer season
The DNR The Wisconsin DNR reports eight gun-related accidents during the nine-day deer hunting season that ended yesterday. Two mishaps occurred during Thanksgiving week, on top of the six mishaps reported in the season's opening weekend. No hunters were reported shot-to-death,...
December 2, 2013 - 6:52pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Winter weather returns to the state
CHANHASSEN, Minn. - Winter weather is making a return to Minnesota. The National Weather Service in Chanhassen says the northern tier of counties stretching across Minnesota are under a winter weather advisory until Wednesday evening, with up to five inches of snow expected today...
December 2, 2013 - 10:29am
November 30, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Hunting accident near Boyceville sends one to hospital
BOYCEVILLE - A hunting accident near Boyceville sends one man to the hospital in critical condition. A spokesman for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation says 52-year-old Brian Kohnke, of Menominee, was involved in a deer drive with 20 hunters… a term used to flush deer...
November 30, 2013 - 10:17am
November 29, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Costs of electrical fire at Milwaukee courthouse rise to $10 million
MILWAUKEE - Clean-up costs have surpassed $10-million from an electrical fire at the Milwaukee County Courthouse on July 6. Universal Restoration Services of Menomonee Falls has billed the county $10.2 million. That's mainly for clean-up work, and providing temporary electricity...
November 29, 2013 - 10:54am
November 26, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Local judge on Joe Doe case signed Walker recall petition
ALMA - A western Wisconsin judge with a shirt-tail connection to the latest John Doe Walker investigation signed the recall petition against the governor in 2012. James Duvall of Alma, the chief judge in the state's Seventh Judicial District, was among the defendants listed when...
November 26, 2013 - 8:07am
November 25, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS BRIEFS: Snowstorm snarls traffic in SE Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE - The first snowfall accumulation in southern Wisconsin is causing quite a mess on Wisconsin roadways. Authorities in Racine and Milwaukee Counties responded to several reports of spinouts and crashes this morning and into the afternoon. A spokesperson for the Wisconsin...
November 25, 2013 - 6:53pm
Ellsworth Chamber announces 2014 officers
The Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce announced its 2014 officers during its annual banquet Thursday night at the T-Bar. Matt Anderson of CrossRoad Community Church was named as President, while Paul Bauer of the Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery is the new Vice-President, succeeding Jonas...
news / business
November 25, 2013 - 10:36am
November 24, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Cold and snow mark first day of gun-deer season
It was a chilly start of the firearm deer season in Wisconsin yesterday, prompting one state official to say "even the squirrels were hunkered down today". A spokesperson for the Department of Natural Resources says some parts of the state experienced a chilly five degrees and...
November 24, 2013 - 10:51am
November 21, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: U.S. Senate changes filibuster rules
WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Senate Democrats, in a historic rule change, strip Republicans of the ability to block judicial and executive branch nominees from the White House. The move comes as a surprise to UW political scientist David Canon, who notes Senators have talked about...
November 21, 2013 - 7:58pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State jobless rate now under five percent
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's unemployment rate fell to 4.8 percent in October, the same as when the recession started in December 2007. State job analyst Steve Hine says two months of data were released today because all the employment information wasn't available during the partial...
November 21, 2013 - 7:44pm
November 19, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: St. Cloud City Council approves outdoor furniture ban
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - The St. Cloud City Council Monday night approved an ordinance that would prohibit residents from putting indoor furniture outdoors. The council conducted a study back in July that brought up an increasing concern of couches and chairs being put on porches, patios...
November 19, 2013 - 9:24am
November 18, 2013
STATE NEWS ROUNDUP: Gov. Walker not commenting about whether he'll sign the new Indian mascot law
Governor Scott Walker is still not saying whether he'll sign the bill making it harder to force public schools to drop their Indian team-names...
news / politics
November 18, 2013 - 9:33am