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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
January 7, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Third body recovered from crash into Mississippi River
WINONA - Authorities in Winona County have now recovered a third body after an SUV plunged into the icy Mississippi River Sunday morning, but continue searching for another man they believe was also in the vehicle. Killed in the the crash were 36-year-old Christina Hauser of...
January 7, 2014 - 7:56am
September 26, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Selig announces retirement as MLB Commissioner
MILWAUKEE - Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he's stepping down at the end of the 2014 season. The 79-year-old Milwaukee native and former owner of the Brewers officially announced today he will retire in January 2015, when his contract expires. Selig has been...
September 26, 2013 - 3:45pm
September 23, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dozen students taken to hospital after Corcoran school bus crash
CORCORAN, Minn. -- A dozen students were taken to the hospital for treatment after a school bus crash in the Twin Cities suburb of Corcoran this morning. The bus carrying 50 children to Rockford Elementary Arts Magnet School collided with an SUV just after 8 a.m. Ambulances from...
September 23, 2013 - 7:39pm
September 19, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Madison armed robbery, chase based on drug deal gone bad
MADISON - Madison police say a robbery that lead to a University of Wisconsin-Madison lock-down was drug related. The robbery occurred before 6:30 p.m. last night. Police say a 19-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint by two men… his bag, keys and wallet were taken. Authorities...
September 19, 2013 - 6:42pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP:Bail set at $3 million for Granite Falls murder suspect
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. - Bail has been set at three-million dollars for the man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend in Granite Falls on Labor Day. Twenty-eight-year-old Andrew Dikken made his first court appearance today (Thurs) on second-degree murder charges...
September 19, 2013 - 6:35pm
June 11, 2013
Report says Wisconsin job growth to be slow and steady
MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin will continue to have slow-and-steady job growth from July-through-September. That's according to the latest employer survey by Milwaukee's Manpower Incorporated. The global hiring firm says 24-percent of Wisconsin employers expect to add jobs in the third...
June 11, 2013 - 8:32am
July 3, 2012
Afternoon News Brief - Half of Wisconsin bank CEO's believe the state's economy will grow over the next six months
Half of Wisconsin's leading bankers believe the state's economy will grow over the next six months. That's according to a new survey of local...
July 3, 2012 - 3:36pm
May 25, 2012
Afternoon News Update - Milwaukee man arrested for trying to give away baby
Milwaukee police say they have arrested a man after he went out into city traffic trying to give away a baby. Witnesses say the man was running down Center Street last Sunday, trying to hand the baby girl to people who were driving by. Officers finally managed to get the eight month...
May 25, 2012 - 3:46pm
April 26, 2012
Womens Rights Walk in Hudson Saturday, Tawni Kind to attend
The community is invited to join the Join The Walk for Women's Rights to be held this Saturday, April 28, at 10 a.m. beginning at Hudson Park...
April 26, 2012 - 9:45am
August 1, 2011
Red Wing in national spotlight on CNBC cable TV show
RED WING - Red Wing got a spot on the national stage Friday when CNBC, a business-focused news network out of New Jersey, broadcast live from...
August 1, 2011 - 6:54pm
July 2, 2011
Unemployment rates decline throughout area
On June 22 Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary Scott Baumbach announced the preliminary May unemployment rates for Wisconsin's 72 counties. Pierce County's rate was estimated at 5.6% compared to its April rate of 6.5% and its March rate of 7%. A year ago Pierce...
July 2, 2011 - 7:28am
February 1, 2011
Walker to deliver first State of the State address
MADISON - Governor Scott Walker will deliver his first State-of-the-State address tonight. And he'll explain how he'll fix a deficit in the current...
February 1, 2011 - 9:54am
January 24, 2011
Development should follow southeast Metro commuter rail line
January 24, 2011 - 7:09am
January 21, 2011
Stillwater City Council votes to seek approval to close bridge
STILLWATER - Officials in Stillwater Minnesota say they're sick of the Wisconsinites who drive through their community to get to-and-from work...
January 21, 2011 - 9:39am
State's unemployment rate falls but job losses continue
Wisconsin's unemployment rate went down last month, while the state lost another 1,900 private sector jobs. State officials said the jobless...
January 21, 2011 - 9:31am