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Pierce County Herald
Ellsworth police blotter: March 13-20
Pierce County Criminal Court briefs
Prescott Police blotter March 1-12
Judge doesn't take convict's words lightly
Wisconsin roundup: Unexpected deficit in Walker budget proposal; EMT service expansion proposed in bill; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
Sights and sounds from the Prescott trip to state
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Spring Valley Cardinals
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/28/17 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRENTON: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 4/5/17 Hearing - Traynor permit (Residence
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 4/5/17 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
TOWN OF EL PASO: 3/24/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Bernard R. Hofacker, 92
Henry B. Hince, 70
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Rural Wisconsin needs real broadband expansion
Ron Kind column: Keeping Wisconsinites from paying more for less coverage
Kathleen Vinehout column: Don't get rid of the treasurer
Real Estate Showcase
November 30, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Recount cost jumps to $3.9M; state deer harvest totals lowest since '82; 6 more state news stories
MADISON -- Independent Rocky De La Fuente has dropped his part of the request for a recount of the Wisconsin presidential ballots, leaving the Green Party's Jill Stein to keep it going. The state Elections Commission has raised its cost estimate for the statewide recount to $3.9...
November 30, 2016 - 11:21am
November 25, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Stein campaign says money's there for Wisconsin recount; cheesehead vows to wear shorts until Packers win; 10 more state news stories
Jill Stein's presidential campaign says it has the money for a statewide recount of Wisconsin's White House election. The State Elections Commission says it's preparing for a recount, and Stein promised to file the request by Friday's 5 p.m. deadline. Stein, the Green Party candidate...
November 25, 2016 - 8:35am
November 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: AG to appeal ruling against GOP's redistricting; Wis. Supreme Court won't probe John Doe leaks; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's Republican attorney general says he will appeal a federal court ruling that strikes down the Assembly and Senate district...
November 22, 2016 - 10:04am
November 21, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Back to the woods
“See that scrape?” Lisa pointed to a large area of bare dirt. “That’s not made by a tractor tire.” “And look at the branches above,”...
November 21, 2016 - 3:42pm
Wisconsin roundup: Hunters register fewer opening-day deer; transportation problem looms for state; 9 more state news stories
Wisconsin deer hunters shot almost 10 percent fewer animals than last year on the first day of the nine day gun season. According to preliminary DNR totals, 68,756 deer were taken on Saturday -- down from 76,223 on the opening day of 2015. WBAY-TV in Green Bay says hunting conditions...
November 21, 2016 - 8:42am
November 18, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Attendance overwhelms food supply at Stout memorial dinner; fatal Dunn County crash victim ID'd; 9 more state news stories
MENOMONIE -- Up to 1,000 people attended a memorial dinner to honor UW-Stout student Hussain Ahlnadi from Saudi Arabia, who was killed almost three weeks ago. WQOW-TV says about 50 students spent two days cooking a traditional Saudi meal that included chicken, lamb, and rice -- but...
November 18, 2016 - 8:01am
November 17, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Deer hunters getting ready; high health marks for Pierce, St. Croix counties; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- More than 600,000 Wisconsin deer hunters are gearing up for the nine-day gun season that begins Saturday. The DNR alerts hunters to some big changes, including the new state laws that allow blaze pink clothing, and the end of a requirement that hunters wear back tags --...
November 17, 2016 - 1:22pm
November 3, 2016
Pierce County Hunter's Showcase
PIERCE COUNTY -- Each year the Pierce County Herald compiles a photo gallery of youth hunting and bow hunting photos, showcasing the animals...
November 3, 2016 - 1:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Sanders campaigning in Wisconsin for Clinton; DNR program looks to spark more deer hunting; 11 more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- Hillary Clinton's former Democratic primary opponent will campaign for her in Wisconsin this week. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will appear with Democratic Senate candidate Russ Feingold Wednesday afternoon at Monona Terrace in Madison and in Green Bay at a Salvation...
October 3, 2016 - 8:13am
November 23, 2015
Kathleen Vinehout column: Enjoying Thanksgiving on the farm
Tundra Swans arrived Friday. These magnificent birds spend a brief time in Buffalo County on their way from the tundra of Canada and Alaska...
November 23, 2015 - 12:36pm
November 10, 2015
Deer hunters’ success is also locker plant’s
While most participants enjoy deer hunting season for the opportunity it offers to get outdoors and perhaps down a trophy buck, Jeff Farris regards...
November 10, 2015 - 1:44pm
December 2, 2009
Ron Keller and Casey (age six) and Cody (four) Paider, the sons of Bill Paider of Ellsworth, showed the nine-point buck Keller took on opening...
December 2, 2009 - 2:19pm
November 16, 2009
Thousands sound off on 16-day gun deer season
Thousands of people let state officials know what they thought of a longer deer hunting season in Wisconsin. The Department of Natural Resource's Keith Warnke said hunters generally don't like starting the gun season a week earlier than normal but there still seems to be more support...
November 16, 2009 - 9:00am
November 13, 2009
Hunters reminded to leave firewood at home
If you're setting up a deer camp, leave the firewood at home. Wisconsin still has restrictions on the movement of firewood, because the tree-killing emerald ash borer often travels in wood. Officials say it's common for hunters to haul firewood to their deer camps and the gun...
November 13, 2009 - 9:00am
Trophy buck poached, authorities claim
ST. PAUL -- Troy Reinke may have killed a record-setting buck last month in southeastern Minnesota. Goodhue County prosecutors on Thursday offered...
November 13, 2009 - 7:24am