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Pierce County Herald
Blood drive to be in memory of Hoyer
Ellsworth HS grad charged with attempted murder after savage beating
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target plans changes to corporate culture
Prairie Island Unit 2 remains shut down, stable
Churches’ new pastor’s got rural roots, world view
crime and courts
EHS to defend title, SVE wants title at team wrestling state tournament
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badger-Gopher showdown on the hardwood tonight in Minneapolis
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks end road trip winless
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Peterson meets with Vikings' brass about future
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks will need to upset Warriors to stop losing streak
A hunter’s dream: Local fifth-grader bags huge bear
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Dawn Ann Viegut, 54
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
Get Out! Deals
January 15, 2014
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Public hearings to be held today to discuss Common Core standards
A public hearing will be held this morning on three bills aimed at keeping a close watch over Wisconsin's Common Core educational standards....
news / government
January 15, 2014 - 9:22am
January 13, 2014
Prescott Dance team wins conference, advances to Regions
HUDSON – The Prescott High School Dance team finished in first place in the Middle Border Conference at the Western Wisconsin Dance Championships...
sports / high school
January 13, 2014 - 10:54am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: 50 years of the federal government recognizing cigarette smoking were harmful
This past weekend marked the 50th anniversary of the federal government's first recognition that cigarette smoking was harmful.
January 13, 2014 - 10:11am
January 11, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Milwaukee men will not face charges in death of shoplifter
MILWAUKEE - Three men will not face charges related to the asphyxiation death of a suspected shoplifter. Milwaukee police say the men restrained 16-year-old Corey Stingley outside a food store in 2012. When they let him go, he was unconscious and was later declared dead. Prosecutors...
January 11, 2014 - 10:53am
January 10, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New UW Prez promises better relations with legislature
MADISON - The new president of the UW System promises to be more open about the university's finances, and to collaborate more closely with state lawmakers. Ray Cross told reporters at the Milwaukee campus today that he's excited about taking over next month. He replaces Kevin...
January 10, 2014 - 5:01pm
Xcel Energy gives $2,000 grant to Friends of Freedom Park
The Friends of Freedom Park is pleased to announce a grant of $2,000.00 from Xcel Energy for educational programs offered by the Great River...
news / business
January 10, 2014 - 9:36am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: After latest cold spell, climate experts says the U.S. has become weather wimps
Climate experts say we've become a nation of weather wimps.
news / region
January 10, 2014 - 9:07am
January 9, 2014
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: New President of the UW system expected to be named today
The U-W Board of Regents is expected to decide today who the next president of the university system will be.
news / politics
January 9, 2014 - 9:44am
January 8, 2014
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Two major teachers' unions are thinking about merging
Wisconsin's two major teachers' unions are thinking about merging.
news / government
January 8, 2014 - 9:31am
January 7, 2014
WISCONSIN WEATHER ROUND-UP: Some schools want weather waivers due to historic cold
State law requires public schools to be in session for 180 days a year -- but some school officials say the mandate should be waived due to Wisconsin's coldest weather since 1996. State officials say there's almost no chance of that happening. Most Wisconsin schools are closed...
January 7, 2014 - 8:06am
January 6, 2014
County schools to close Tuesday as well
The extreme low temperatures and wind chills are claiming another day of school throughout Pierce County.
news / education
January 6, 2014 - 3:41pm
EMS Student of Month December winners named
By Aria Krieser EMS Student Counselor Ellsworth Middle School had their fourth month of “Student of the Month” ceremony for the 2013-2014 school year. December’s theme and focus was “Compassion.” The middle school staff selected students they felt demonstrated a genuine...
news / education
January 6, 2014 - 9:52am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Former Rhinelander teacher placed on probation for drug convictions
A former Rhinelander High School teacher is spending another month in custody and four years on probation on convictions for thefts-and-illegal...
news / crime and courts
January 6, 2014 - 9:17am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: The entire Eastern US in deep freeze
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota may still be the coldest spot in the U-S, but the breathtakingly cold weather is sweeping the eastern half of the country,...
January 6, 2014 - 8:56am
January 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Bitter cold arctic airs enters state tonight
Officials are warning Wisconsinites to be ready for bitter cold temperatures in the forecast. The National Weather Service in Sullivan says an arctic blast of cold air will drop the mercury below zero, with wind chills ranging from minus-35 to minus-50 degrees between Sunday and Tuesday. State...
January 4, 2014 - 10:23am