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Pierce County Herald
Students of the Month named at Ellsworth High School
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Invasive algae found in Waukesha County lake
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: White Thanksgiving on tap for state after today's snowfall
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Winter Weather Advisory for southern Minnesota
WESTERN WISCONSIN ROUNDUP: Three people killed in head-on crash betwen Onalaska and Holmen
crime and courts
Elk Mound wins 65-30 over Spring Valley girls
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild shutout by Kings in St. Paul 4-0
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: No. 2 Badgers win tourney opener
EPC's first game a loss to Gilmanton
Ellsworth boys open season with loss to SCC
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Health advocates promote resources for Lung Cancer Awareness Month
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: La Crosse area police chief to resign
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State lawmaker claming salary benefits despite living in Alabama
Kids give up 200 lbs. of candy during Halloween buyback
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 12/1/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 4/7/15 Spring Election Notice
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/1/14 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/3/14 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 4/7/15 Spring Election Notice
Kenneth R. Larson, 66
Carl V. Pearson, 88
Audrey Foley, 90
Robert Brooke, 81
Herbert E. Metcalf, Jr., 72
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May 16, 2012
Groundbreaking set for River Falls Eco Village
The St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity's 18-unit Eco Village now has a 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, "official Gold Shovel Ground Breaking"...
May 16, 2012 - 4:20pm
May 4, 2012
In the trenches
Work on East Cascade Avenue reconstruction project continued this week despite the story weather. While heavy rain set things back some, the project remains ahead of schedule, according to River Falls City Engineer Reid Wronski. The picture above shows construction of a Steam Tunnel...
May 4, 2012 - 1:19pm
February 15, 2012
Oak Grove: Meeting Tuesday on sediment reuse for road
Lametti and Sons, a Minnesota-based construction company, has requested approval from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to use dredged sediments from the Mississippi River for road construction in the Town of Oak Grove in Pierce County. The material comes from the...
February 15, 2012 - 9:58am
September 28, 2009
Huber family's home revealed in premiere of 'Extreme Makeover'
SOUTH RANGE, Wis.
September 28, 2009 - 8:47am
September 24, 2009
Public to give input on lock, dam build Tuesday
HAGER CITY -- Lock and Dam 3, located around six miles north of Red Wing on the Upper Mississippi River, will soon be under major construction. The Corps of Engineers invites the public to learn more about this upcoming project, ask questions and express any concerns next Tuesday...
September 24, 2009 - 2:19pm
August 25, 2009
Maiden Rock man launches Busy Bee Construction
MAIDEN ROCK -- Jody Werner spent his formative years constructing and designing forts with multiple levels, even installing trap doors on the second floor. Picking a career was an easy call. "I've always been intrigued by construction," he said. "I've always wanted to go into construction...
August 25, 2009 - 3:40pm
August 13, 2009
OSHA cites excavating firm after trench death in New Richmond
Federal safety officials have cited a northwest Wisconsin company after the death of a worker in April. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued five citations yesterday against A-1 Excavating in Bloomer. OSHA investigated after Eugene Hakes, 33, of Cadott was...
August 13, 2009 - 6:00am
July 9, 2009
Legislators seek ways to finance new and improved roads
Wisconsin motorists were spared of a gas tax increase in the new state budget. But it didn't fix the roads and legislators are going back to the drawing board to find ways to raise the needed money. The governor's proposed oil profits' tax would have raised more than $300 million...
July 9, 2009 - 9:00am
March 4, 2009
Federal-funded road construction work to start in May
Construction will begin in May and June on the Wisconsin road projects approved as part of the large federal spending package. The first funds were released Tuesday. The bill that balanced the current state budget last month also listed highway projects for the first $300 million...
March 4, 2009 - 9:00am
November 12, 2008
Editorial: Sign idea benefits cyclists
Earlier this year, motorcyclists gathered in Milwaukee for the 105th Harley-Davidson anniversary. While Pierce County likely doesn't get as many cyclists at one time as the number attending that event, this area often finds itself a haven for bikers. Besides during the spring and...
opinion / accidents
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
Questions loom over road construction funds
Wisconsin has enough money to pay for its road work from this summer. But as the federal Highway Trust Fund heads toward a deficit, officials wonder if they can afford future projects - like the $1.8 billion re-building of Interstate-94 that's planned from Milwaukee to the Illinois...
September 11, 2008 - 9:00am