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Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
Funeral for drowned Ellsworth boy is Wednesday in River Falls
Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
Legislative candidates sound off in River Falls
Panel tosses out ethics complaint against Johnson; St. County County DA says ‘it’s good to move on’
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
Kyra Hayes, 16
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
EDITORIAL (Oct. 19, 2016): Calling a spade a spade
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 19, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 12, 2016): Don’t end up a tragic headline -- stop for buses
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 12, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 5, 2016): Carrying the torch of history
Real Estate Showcase
September 17, 2016
Elmwood adds 4 new faces to staff
ELMWOOD -- The Elmwood School District welcomed four new members to its staff this year. The Herald asked them to complete a survey in order...
September 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
September 13, 2016
Big challenges face Elmwood-Plum City
FREDERIC -- While Elmwood-Plum City prevailed in a smash-mouth football contest with Frederic, the Wolves did not come away unscathed. Elmwood-Plum...
September 13, 2016 - 2:06pm
September 5, 2016
Elmwood-Plum City edges Turtle Lake in see-saw battle
ELMWOOD/PLUM CITY -- It takes quite the football game to have the reaction that Elmwood-Plum City head coach Jerry Hannack saw following a last-second 34-28 win over Turtle Lake Friday night. “I know the Turtle Lake coaching staff real well, and they just said 'How cool was that,'”...
September 5, 2016 - 3:23pm
September 2, 2016
Prescott runners take third at SCC
HAMMOND -- The Prescott cross country teams were among the best in the Middle Border Conference in 2015 and the Cardinal runners showed on Thursday...
September 2, 2016 - 7:31pm
August 27, 2016
Rabbits need rules too
ELMWOOD -- Rabbits need rules too. A public hearing was held before the regular Elmwood village board meeting Aug. 15 to discuss an ordinance change concerning the number of rabbits that can be kept for educational purposes or 4-H projects. Village board trustee Dolores Radtke detailed...
August 27, 2016 - 9:00am
August 3, 2016
WATCH: UFO Days 2016 brings out of this world entertainment
UFO Days 2016 was held from July 29-31 in Elmwood. Events were held to celebrate the town’s extraterrestrial history. During the span of the...
August 3, 2016 - 10:22am
July 30, 2016
WATCH: Miss Elmwood 2016 is crowned
ELMWOOD -- The 2015 Elmwood royalty crowned a new generation of princesses tonight at the Elmwood Auditorium to kick off UFO Days. Rebekah Connell...
July 30, 2016 - 12:48am
July 29, 2016
District will buy property to expand playground
ELMWOOD -- The Elmwood School Board will buy property in order to expand the existing elementary playground. A special meeting was held Monday, July 25 for the public to vote on the purchase, which was approved. Superintendent Paul Blanford said the board will purchase 327 S. Scott...
July 29, 2016 - 9:39am
July 28, 2016
New UFO Days activities promise an ‘out of this world’ time
ELMWOOD -- If you’ve ever had the urge to dress up as an alien when it’s not Halloween, this weekend will be your chance. The Elmwood Community Club is gearing up for the 38th annual UFO Days, set for July 29-31. New on the event roster this year is an alien costume contest, to...
July 28, 2016 - 3:18pm
Meet the Elmwood royalty candidates
ELMWOOD - The Elmwood royalty coronation will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 29 in the Elmwood Auditorium. Three candidates are vying...
July 28, 2016 - 3:14pm
July 24, 2016
District hopes to expand elementary playground
ELMWOOD -- The Elmwood School Board is hoping to buy property in order to expand the existing elementary playground. A special meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, July 25 for the public to vote on the purchase. Superintendent Paul Blanford said the board is hoping to purchase...
July 24, 2016 - 4:40pm
July 21, 2016
Librarian by day, princess by night
ELMWOOD -- New Elmwood Public Library director Misty Price is a breath of fresh air in the downtown building at 111 N. Main St. Determined to...
July 21, 2016 - 4:15pm
July 19, 2016
EDITORIAL (May 18, 2016): The Stu West case demands small government to do its job
The people of Pierce County have historically entrusted a lean government to oversee its policies, ensuring limited spending on programs, agencies and overbearing regulations. And as long as the citizens of Pierce County align their political stars that way, the government should...
July 19, 2016 - 2:05pm
July 6, 2016
Humane Society raises $20k amid Stu West case
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. -- A fundraising effort by the Golden Valley, Minn.-based Animal Humane Society is using the case of Stuart E. West, the Elmwood man suspected of running a puppy mill, to support housing and feeding costs for the dozens of yellow Labradors in its possession. In...
News/crime and courts
July 6, 2016 - 3:03pm
June 23, 2016
County wins possession of Stu West’s dogs, leaves him with the bill
Pierce County attorneys successfully argued for legal possession of every living yellow Labrador seized from Stuart E. West’s home during an...
News/crime and courts
June 23, 2016 - 6:03pm