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Pierce County Herald
Homicide-by-vehicle charge filed against driver in 2015 Roberts crash
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
crime and courts
WIAA girls cross country: Kassye Todd, steady as ever
WIAA boys cross country: Peña to represent Prescott
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
The Halloween house on the hill
WATCH: Harvest and Halloween
Do you descend from Pierce County pioneers?
Stagehands announce 'The Drawer Boy'
Happening Halloween: Where are the tricks and treats?
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
Vernon Lund, 85
Eugene Helmer, 83
Harold K. Olson, 87
Ricky D. Rodewald, 62
Mary C. Hilden, 87
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
June 5, 2013
Old Cowbelle: Bird Watching
Some of God's greatest gifts to us, free for the looking, are the colorful birds we see here in Wisconsin. Especially in the spring when many...
June 5, 2013 - 2:37pm
May 30, 2013
Old Cowbelle: Amateur 'Shrink'
Sometimes, don't you think it would be interesting to be a psychiatrist, or a psychic; learn what goes on the minds of people? Fascinating in...
May 30, 2013 - 1:18pm
May 22, 2013
Old Cowbelle: Survival
It was kind of awe inspiring to watch as the very top spire was hoisted into place at the top of the new memorial erected at the site of the...
May 22, 2013 - 3:26pm
May 16, 2013
Book Report: The choice is yours: Lovely poems, exploding tourism
University of Iowa Press has just re-issued a book of poetry by Philip Levine, winner both the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the National Book...
May 16, 2013 - 4:36pm
May 15, 2013
Old Cowbelle: Graduation - Opening New Doors
High school graduation is the end of one thing and the beginning of many others. It's actually leaving childhood behind and venturing out into...
May 15, 2013 - 1:28pm
May 2, 2013
Old Cowbelle: Sense of humor, necessity
The weeks after Easter have been filled with bad things: the bombing in Boston, the explosion in Texas, the poisoned letters, the Korean threat,...
May 2, 2013 - 9:56am
April 25, 2013
Old Cowbelle: The Boston Marathon
It's hard to understand what goes on in the mind of someone who would set off bombs with the intent to harm people. What kind of "twisted" person...
April 25, 2013 - 7:48am
April 17, 2013
Old Cowbelle: Kids in Church
Last Sunday, I sat in my usual back pew.
April 17, 2013 - 2:02pm
April 11, 2013
Book Report: Another word on former presidents; waxing poetic on the death of a fly
Three American presidents lead off this week's roster of books: Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. You could fill libraries...
April 11, 2013 - 1:53pm
April 10, 2013
Old Cowbelle: Waiting for Spring
I haven't really minded the winter because I could be indoors most of the time, but I have to admit, it is getting a little old! So I dug out...
April 10, 2013 - 1:05pm
April 4, 2013
Book Report: A new Scandinavian thriller takes the stage
I'm way behind in my coverage of the Scandinavian thriller surge in world publishing, not having even read a Stieg Larsson thriller, so I'll...
April 4, 2013 - 4:28pm
Old Cowbelle: After Easter Sunday
The days and weeks before Easter are so filled with significance that it almost feels like "let down" on Easter Monday, but Easter is not over...
April 4, 2013 - 1:01pm
March 27, 2013
Old Cowbelle: Each Easter Sunday
I look into the past and see our small ones, crisp and shiny in home-sewn outfits and polished shoes. I feel the excitement of this Blessed...
March 27, 2013 - 12:54pm
March 22, 2013
Book Report: Indiana, no, make that Wisconsin Jones
When I was a kid in a small Wisconsin grade school, one of my favorite subjects was Wisconsin history, taught to me by my sixth-grade teacher,...
March 22, 2013 - 12:33pm
March 21, 2013
Cow Belle: T.L.'s Favorite Animal
So many funny e-mails come along, it would be fun to share them all.
March 21, 2013 - 10:53am