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Pierce County Herald
Wisconsin roundup: Employment in St. Croix, Pierce counties lagging; Dunn County sheriff addresses water deaths; nine more state news stories
Multi-faceted journalist joins Herald staff
Vista Croix moves forward with development plans; Steamboat site may break ground by fall
Wisconsin roundup: Rodgers won't dish on 'Bachelorette' brother; Baldwin heralds state's 'cheese, brats and beer' at DNC; eight more state news stories
Motorcyclist hits ditch, is ejected
crime and courts
Ellsworth 12U softball takes third at state
Plum City loses to Eau Claire Cavaliers at Carson Park
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
Volleyball: Welsch, club team place 3rd at nationals
New UFO Days activities promise an ‘out of this world’ time
Meet the Elmwood royalty candidates
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 8/2/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 8/1/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/1/16 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 8/1/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Our county fair is a celebration of how we all work together
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
Real Estate Showcase
crime and courts
June 2, 2016
Stage set for U.S. Senate battle royale; Forbes: Wisconsin has nation's richest, third richest self-made women; 14 more state news briefs
The stage is set for one of the nation's most watched U.S. Senate contests. GOP incumbent Ron Johnson and Democrat Russ Feingold filed their nomination papers by Wednesday's deadline. Feingold is trying to win back the Senate seat he held for 18 years before he lost to Johnson as...
June 2, 2016 - 8:56am
June 1, 2016
Deputy VA secretary says Tomah hospital is now ‘model for change’; Federal Reserve: Wisconsin top performer in Midwest Economy Index; 10 more Wisconsin news briefs
After admitting past failures, the No. 2 man in the Veterans Administration said the Tomah VA Medical Center is getting to be a “model for change and best practices.” Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson testified Tuesday at a hearing in Tomah on a U.S. Senate panel’s finding that...
June 1, 2016 - 8:31am
May 31, 2016
Tomah troubles: Report shows flaws in VA watchdog's probe; Memorial planned for Hmong and Lao veterans of Vietnam War; 12 more Wisconsin news briefs
A U.S. Senate panel will hold a hearing in Tomah today (Tuesday) after it reportedly found flaws in the way the Veterans Administration watchdog investigated drug problems at its hospital in Tomah. USA Today obtained the 350-page report from the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee,...
May 31, 2016 - 8:48am
May 30, 2016
Authorities looking for La Crosse bank robber; Voter ID still in effect for August; and 13 more Wisconsin state news stories
La Crosse -- Authorities in western Wisconsin are looking for the man who robbed the Altra Federal Credit Union branch office inside a grocery store in La Crosse. One person was brought in for questioning, but hasn't been called a suspect. Witnesses say a white man walked into the...
May 30, 2016 - 12:34pm
May 18, 2016
County wants to phone-in vet in lawsuit motion
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce County attorneys are asking the court to allow two doctors telephone testimony in the lawsuit they are bringing against Stuart E. West, the 68-year-old Elmwood man accused of treating dogs inhumanely. The lawsuit, filed May 3, is seeking costs associated with an...
May 18, 2016 - 12:20pm
May 11, 2016
Faculty no-confidence votes approved at UWM, not at Eau Claire; State delays, restructures debt payments again; 15 more state news stories
Almost 300 UW-Milwaukee faculty members voted unanimously to express no confidence in System President Ray Cross and the Board of Regents. But at Eau Claire, the Faculty Senate fell one vote short Tuesday of taking the same no-confidence vote, saying the group was moving too quickly...
May 11, 2016 - 8:32am
May 10, 2016
Ryan: If Trump wants, I won't run GOP convention; Chippewa Valley seeing haze from Canadian wildfire; 14 more Wisconsin news stories
JANESVILLE -- House Speaker Paul Ryan of Janesville said he will step down as a chairman of this summer's Republican National Convention if that's what Donald Trump wants. Ryan told several Wisconsin news outlets Monday that Trump is the GOP nominee, and if he wants somebody else...
News/crime and courts
May 10, 2016 - 8:30am
April 27, 2016
Walker signs revised shoreland property rights bill; Two-year-old boy grabs gun, kills mother who was driving; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
HUMBOLDT -- Those who own property on Wisconsin waterways will get more leeway to build structures under a bill signed by Gov. Scott Walker in Humboldt Tuesday morning. The governor chose the DeKeyser Construction firm as the place to approve new rules for construction near lakes...
April 27, 2016 - 8:38am
April 19, 2016
Some Wisconsin Trump delegates don't support him; Madison bans city government travel to North Carolina; Nine more Wisconsin news briefs
Six Wisconsin delegates to the Republican National Convention must vote for Donald Trump, but at least some won't like it. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Trump did not do much to get his own supporters chosen as convention delegates so those from the third and seventh congressional...
April 19, 2016 - 10:44am
April 5, 2016
Four of every 10 Wisconsin adults expected to vote; Voters, don't forget your ID; 11 more state news stories
At 7 a.m. this morning, the polls opened throughout Wisconsin in one of the nation's most closely watched presidential primaries of the year. Republicans Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, and Democrat Bernie Sanders all made their closing arguments Monday evening as they made bee lines to...
April 5, 2016 - 7:59am
March 30, 2016
Trump says GOP race done deal if he wins Wisconsin; Cruz claims he and Trump are virtually tied in state; 14 more news briefs
JANESVILLE -- Frontrunner Donald Trump says the GOP race for the White House will be “pretty much over” if he wins the Wisconsin primary next Tuesday. Trump told 1,000 supporters in Janesville Tuesday he expects to win in the Badger State. He also cut down Gov. Scott Walker, saying...
March 30, 2016 - 8:44am
March 29, 2016
Walker endorses Cruz; Bradley leads Supreme Court money race; 11 more Wisconsin news briefs
Gov. Scott Walker said today that he endorses U.S. Senate Republican Ted Cruz for his party's presidential nomination. Walker told conservative talk show host Charlie Sykes on WTMJ in Milwaukee that Cruz is a “principled, common-sense” candidate. The governor called him a “constitutional...
March 29, 2016 - 9:03am
March 23, 2016
Cruz, Kasich set Wednesday campaign stops; Major meth bust results in 38 arrests; 16 more Wisconsin news briefs
Seeking to slow Donald Trump's momentum toward the Republican presidential nomination, Texas Senator Ted Cruz is scheduled to make his first Wisconsin campaign stop with an appearance at an event near Milwaukee hosted by a conservative radio talk show host. WTMJ radio host Charlie...
March 23, 2016 - 8:47am
March 22, 2016
State predicts largest presidential primary turnout since 1980; Man arrested for Eau Claire graffiti outbreak; 15 more Wisconsin news briefs
A 40% voter turnout is predicted in Wisconsin two weeks from today, the largest for a presidential primary in 36 years. The state Government Accountability Board expects 1.75 million eligible voters to go to the polls. Board Director Kevin Kennedy said Republican Donald Trump will...
March 22, 2016 - 9:13am
March 16, 2016
Wisconsin GOP race could still mean something by April 5; Up to 13 inches of snow possible by tomorrow in NW Wisconsin; 13 more state news briefs
It looks like the Democratic presidential race will be settled by the time Wisconsinites vote on April 5, but the GOP race remains in play. Democrat Hillary Clinton won all five states that voted Tuesday although the margin was so slim in Missouri that a recount is possible. CNN estimates...
March 16, 2016 - 8:56am