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District approved $100K for Fund 46
Land dispute continues, legislation postponed
Librarian by day, princess by night
Dogs from suspected puppy mill will be up for adoption
crime and courts
Janke brings experience to girls basketball team
Olson returns to girls tennis team as coach
Legion Baseball: Spring Valley stays patient in win vs. Plum City
Standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League
Legion Baseball: Post 204 wins ninth game of summer vs. Shoreview
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
American Pickers coming to Wisconsin: Seeking collections
River Falls Days kicks off July 7
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Ryan rezone
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Dohmen permit
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Gerdes permit
ELLSWORTH FIRE ASSOC.: 7/27/16 Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/28/16 Board of Adjustment Committee - Annual Meeting
Gerald V. Leonard, 69
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Josephine M. Carlson, 88
John C. Bang, 91
Brenda L. Dodge, 65
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
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (June 29, 2016)
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Editorial: Memorial Day: Take time to honor veterans
Memorial Day is the day that Americans have set aside to remember those who gave their lives so that our country might live. Americans, who...
May 23, 2012 - 8:44am
May 16, 2012
Editorial: Open Public records: Check before saying no
Late last month, the Herald was told that names, ages and addresses of those involved in accidents and other law-enforcement incidents would no longer be made public. The edict came from Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove. This position was affirmed by Pierce County Corporation Counsel...
May 16, 2012 - 8:50am
May 9, 2012
Editorial: Avoid lawn care pitfalls
The snow shovel has long been put away and lawn mowers are again buzzing around area neighborhoods. However, the ravages of an unusual bout...
May 9, 2012 - 1:03pm
May 2, 2012
Editorial: Bikes, cycles mean safety first
This message might be a bit late this year because of the unusually warm early spring, but the information is still valid. We are seeing an increase...
May 2, 2012 - 10:21am
April 25, 2012
Editorial: Watch out for phone crooks
Smartphones and cellphones make communication easy. They fit well into a society interested in immediate gratification. But there's a downside,...
April 25, 2012 - 8:35am
April 11, 2012
Editorial: At last - new bridge in sight
The St. Croix Valley and the entire region has received good news--it finally appears the new Stillwater (Minn.) bridge will become a reality. The U.S. House of Representatives voted 339-80 to exempt the proposed new St. Croix River Crossing project from the restrictions of the Federal...
April 11, 2012 - 8:36am
April 4, 2012
Editorial: Don't fall for flimflams
"We have been waiting you to contact us regarding your bank draft worth the sum of $800,000.00 USD. Hence it was deposited in our office by Mr. Frank. Contact Mr. Steven Rudolph via email email@example.com for more details. "Regards "Ferreira Peter." You get this in...
April 4, 2012 - 9:12am
March 28, 2012
Editorial: Madison judge's poor judgment
Just when you think you've seen it all in Wisconsin politics--you get to see something even more bizarre. Dane County Circuit Judge David Flanagan has issued a temporary injunction on preventing further use of the state's voter ID law. That alone was a questionable act--it seems...
March 28, 2012 - 8:28am
March 21, 2012
Editorial: Make pet gifts, returns happy
Easter's almost here and with it comes the traditional signs of the season. Colored eggs, baskets of candy, bunnies and baby chicks jump to mind first. These often are given as gifts for the holiday. But a rabbit isn't a perfect present, nor is a chick. In fact, giving either for...
March 21, 2012 - 9:37am
March 14, 2012
Editorial: Look out for scams
Anyone can fall prey to scam artists, but certain groups are more susceptible than others. Youths ages 20 to 29 are likely to be victims of identity theft, according to the Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection. They need to learn the importance of protecting their identities,...
March 14, 2012 - 10:52am
March 7, 2012
Editorial: Keep winter readiness in mind
No doubt this winter has been a wimp, but it wouldn't be unusual for the old man to try for one last hurrah late in the season. Cold weather region dwellers still need to be prepared for whatever nature can throw their way. That applies whether they stay close to the hearth or venture...
March 7, 2012 - 8:27am
February 29, 2012
Editorial: Use caution when on-the-go
Winter's here and that means the potential to get hit with an onslaught of ice, snow and limited visibility, making driving difficult--if not impossible--at times. To survive treacherous winter driving conditions, motorists must be patient and follow common-sense precautions, the...
February 29, 2012 - 10:17am
February 15, 2012
Editorial: Conquer stress sensibly
It's a high-pressure world we live in, with ever-increasing responsibilities. No wonder stress looms large for many of us. How we deal with it can make a difference. Some have turned to smoking. Certainly not an ideal remedy, considering the potential devastation smoking has on...
February 15, 2012 - 8:16am
February 8, 2012
Editorial: We're number one! We're number one!
Unfortunately, we're not talking about the Wisconsin Badgers football team or the Green Bay Packers. The sad truth is this: of all 50 states, Wisconsin is number one in binge drinking. Not only does the Badger State boast the largest number of average drinks per binge occasion (nine),...
February 8, 2012 - 8:42am
February 1, 2012
Editorial: Communication needs to be fixed
Nuclear plant alert system, welcome to the instant messaging world. Many things went right in terms of emergency response when the Prairie Island nuclear plant issued an alert early last month for an industrial bleach spill.
February 1, 2012 - 8:22am