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Salutes for 2nd quarter honor roll
Plans start for 2019 Highway 12 road construction
Plum City: Second quarter honor roll nods go to ...
Safety is Hudson school district's No. 1 priority
Former basketball coach sentenced to prison
crime and courts
WIAA wrestling: Stuhl makes record books, Lansing finishes as runner-up
WIAA wrestling: George fifth, Kosnopfal sixth in consolation wrestlebacks
WIAA wrestling: Sanford brings home third-place finish
WIAA wrestling: Ronnfeldt hands Sanford first loss
WIAA wrestling: Ellsworth sends two to state finals
spring valley cardinals
Old school Vegas in Prescott
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Gallery: A snowy day for pumpkins
United Way calls for grant applications
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
PIERCE CO. HIGHWAY COMMITTEE: 2/15/18 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 2/21/18 Meeting Agenda
MEETING CANCELLATION: 2/21/18 Pierce County Solid Waste Mgt Meeting CANCELLED
PIERCE CO. PARKS COMMITTEE: 2/20/18 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 2/19/18 Plan Comm. Meeting - Arndt CSM
Right in your own backyard: Local products offer unique tastes
General Store brings people to Grandma's house
Final voting underway for 'Best of' Awards
Local businesses recognized by PCEDC
VIDEO: Special Recognition Award goes to Randy and Susie Most
Place a Business Announcement
Duane Elmer Carpenter
Mildred "Millie" Johnson
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ellsworth Fire Department
Bruce M. Weiss
Editorial: Public notices are printed publicly for good reasons
Viewpoint: Removing wetland protections needs serious deliberation
Editorial: A free press, not a free-for-all
Letters to the editor: Listen to Prescott T-shirt protest; Latest word on Scottie
Country Pastor column: Since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another
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August 3, 2011
Editorial: Voting - a new summer pastime
Not long ago, we urged readers to mark their calendars and remember to vote in the July 12 Democrat Senate primary--two days after the completion of Ellsworth Polka Fest. Now the second and last phase of the state senate recall process is almost here. The recall election between...
August 3, 2011 - 8:36am
July 15, 2011
Details emerge on upcoming candidate forums
With barely three weeks until the 10th Senate District recall election, details are being worked out on three proposed forums or debates that will allow voters to compare and contrast incumbent Senator Sheila Harsdorf, a Republican, with her Democratic challenger, Ellsworth teacher...
July 15, 2011 - 4:14pm
May 12, 2011
State Assembly passes Voter ID bill by 60-35 vote
MADISON - The Wisconsin Assembly voted 60-35 late last night to make people show photo ID's in order to vote. The debate ran for six hours, as majority Republicans brushed aside 50 amendments from Democrats. After the vote, a small group of protestors yelled "Shame, Shame" - and...
May 12, 2011 - 6:12am
February 23, 2011
Letter: Contrary to editorial, voter fraud exists in state, he says
TO THE EDITOR: Having read the editorial in the Herald titled, "Why Rush for Photo IDs?", I have lost all confidence in the credibility of the editorial writer. The editorial states, "We've not heard of a voter fraud problem in Wisconsin," in trying to make their case for marginalizing...
February 23, 2011 - 1:54pm
November 3, 2010
It's still 'Sheriff Nancy'
Nancy Hove handily defeated challenger Tom Gunderson to win a second term as Pierce County sheriff. A latecomer to the race - Oake Gregory,...
November 3, 2010 - 6:22am
October 20, 2010
Editorial: Tune in before making your choices Nov. 2
The fall elections are less than two weeks away. Turn on TV and mud-slinging attack ads are everywhere. It's hard to tune them out, and most have nothing to do with Pierce County and western Wisconsin. That doesn't mean, however, that local voters have nothing to decide. We do. Starting...
October 20, 2010 - 9:48am
October 1, 2010
Plum City man declares candidacy for sheriff
Oake C. Gregory, Plum City, has declared his write-in candidacy for Pierce County Sheriff. Gregory is seeking the position as an independent,...
October 1, 2010 - 9:58am
March 4, 2010
Letter: Join him in supporting Boles for judge, he asks
TO THE EDITOR: On April 6, we have the important responsibility of electing a new Pierce County Judge. Joe Boles is running for that position. I know Joe to be an honest, conscientious and caring professional. His years of community involvement and constructive interest in education...
March 4, 2010 - 1:24am
February 24, 2010
Letter: He commends poll workers, voters, candidates for primary
TO THE EDITOR: I appreciate Yvonne Kulow, Jean Hovde and Village Clerk Peggy Nelson for all of their hard work on Tuesday, Feb. 16, during the primary election. We saw 526 voters turn out for the primary. This would be a good turnout for some general elections. I also recognize...
February 24, 2010 - 9:30am
January 18, 2010
UPDATED: O'Boyle candidacy
Prior to making its decision to allow John O'Boyle to be on the ballot for Pierce County judge, the state Government Accountability Board received letters from three people objecting to his candidacy. To read those letters, including two from his opponent Robert Loberg, click on...
January 18, 2010 - 10:10am
January 12, 2010
Four County Board districts have races; one has no candidates
Three candidates have filed for one seat on the Pierce County Board, triggering a February primary election. There will also be races for three other seats during the Tuesday, April 6, general election. When the filing deadlines passed, there was just one seat--in the River Falls...
January 12, 2010 - 11:58am
December 29, 2009
Editorial: Consider seeking local boards
It is a difficult time of the year to think about civic duty, but that's exactly what must happen if someone is thinking about running for a position on a local board in the spring election. Despite the hectic schedule surrounding the holidays, now is the time to explore the procedure...
December 29, 2009 - 10:00am
Filings slow for Pierce County Board
With less than a week to go, races are shaping up for two seats on the Pierce County Board. But as of noon Wednesday there were no declared candidates for six seats, four in the River Falls area. The deadline for filing the required forms is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5. The general election...
December 29, 2009 - 9:49am
October 21, 2009
State's plan for holding elections during a pandemic is one of best in nation
Wisconsin now has a detailed plan for holding elections during a flu pandemic. And the head of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission calls it "forward thinking," and one of the best she's seen. Gineen Beach spent the last two days in Wisconsin, where she met with state and local...
October 21, 2009 - 9:00am
October 14, 2009
Wausau doctor hopes to win Senate's majority leader in next year's elections
A doctor from Wausau wants to replace the state Senate's majority leader. Republican Pam Galloway says she'll run next fall against Democrat Russ Decker, D-Weston. Galloway, 54, chairs the Marathon County GOP, and she's the director of the Breast Center of Central Wisconsin. Her...
October 14, 2009 - 9:54am