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Pierce County Herald
Mill rate increase less than expected; elementary school named
Wisconsin roundup: Xcel Energy customers can expect 3 percent rate hikes; fewer voting absentee this year; 12 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Democrats want federal monitoring of state elections; suspended UW student returns to court on sex allegations; 9 more state news stories
Charges: Suspect used car to injure man
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA football: Former all-conference lineman excels as a running back
WIAA cross country: Panthers wrap up season with pack mentality
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
Do you descend from Pierce County pioneers?
Stagehands announce 'The Drawer Boy'
Happening Halloween: Where are the tricks and treats?
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Harold K. Olson, 87
Ricky D. Rodewald, 62
Mary C. Hilden, age 87, of River Falls, WI . died Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the River Falls Area Hospital.
Kyra Hayes, 16
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
EDITORIAL (Oct. 19, 2016): Calling a spade a spade
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 19, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 12, 2016): Don’t end up a tragic headline -- stop for buses
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 12, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 5, 2016): Carrying the torch of history
Real Estate Showcase
September 19, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Microwave, Life Span?
I wonder what is the average life span of a microwave? Mine finally died at around 20-years-old. Is that average? I didn't know they would...
September 19, 2012 - 8:44am
September 12, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Back to School
In the fall, when the children go back to school, summer is officially over and some of us have a whole new list of "things to worry about." Old...
September 12, 2012 - 8:37am
September 5, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Waking Up
It's always such a miracle when a comatose person finally awakens, after many weeks or months asleep. Even more of a miracle when they gradually...
September 5, 2012 - 8:58am
August 29, 2012
Book Report: This author shines as voice of a community
Novelist Toni Morrison has won the National Book Critics Circle, the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize for her fiction. Little wonder. Her...
August 29, 2012 - 3:10pm
Old Cowbelle: Rainbows!
While sorting junk one day, I came across an old album, given to me by the late Eleanor Johnson. Or else someone else gave it to me after she...
August 29, 2012 - 9:17am
August 24, 2012
Book Review: Did she or didn't she: Does it even matter?
Dorothy Parker was born on this day 119 years ago in West End, N.J., just a year after poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, about which Parker said...
August 24, 2012 - 9:44am
August 22, 2012
Old Cow Belle: Gratitude
It has been fun watching the Summer Olympics. The participants represent so much training and perseverance! I get tired thinking about it. They have worked so hard and deserve our pride and respect. Especially when our United States were presented with the gold medals. One thing...
August 22, 2012 - 8:58am
August 17, 2012
Book Report: Remedy/curse: Drug highs and lows
Thomas De Quincy was born on this day in 1785, and would later write an eerie book that captured the romantic imagination, "Confessions of an...
August 17, 2012 - 9:10am
August 16, 2012
Old Cow Belle: Folk Lore
I've been reading a Nora Roberts novel, "Tears of The Moon." The setting is Ireland, "a land of poets and legends and dreamers and rebels." I...
August 16, 2012 - 10:21am
August 1, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Time ... What do we do with it?
Sometimes, in the early evening, when I sit idly on the wooden porch swing, enjoying the "peace" and the glorious sunset...praying some, looking...
August 1, 2012 - 9:48am
July 30, 2012
Book Report: Duluth poet: A blunt, dazzling wordsmith
Normally I write about two books each week -- one national and one regional. This week I'll mention just one because it straddles both categories...
July 30, 2012 - 8:35am
July 25, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Disobedience?
Including the Ten Commandments in our church services is so cool! It's like "getting back to basics." They are always included in one way or...
July 25, 2012 - 2:54pm
July 18, 2012
Old Cowbelle: 'Brain Busy-Ness'
I've read that keeping the brain "busy" could forestall Alzheimer's disease. So, I am frantically doing "brain" things for just that reason....
July 18, 2012 - 9:53am
July 11, 2012
Old Cowbelle: Communication
It's hard, being too sentimental, trying to express personal things to someone because then I get all choked up and want to cry! Uff-Da! So...
July 11, 2012 - 10:04am
June 28, 2012
Book Report: Author revels in fine details
Oh, shucks, thought I. Sara Rath has given up on non-fiction and has taken to penning novels when I received the Spring Green author's "The Waters...
June 28, 2012 - 12:51pm