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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Bottom line: Library needs more money
RF on path to add swinging bridge to national list of historic places
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Prescott soaked 34-0 in Homecoming loss
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Panthers play hard, but lose to SCC
Elmwood improves to 8-9 on the season after going 2-1 last week
Cardinals vplleyball sweeps Durand
Mr. Diva Dude, Homecoming royalty crowned in Ellsworth
Prescott Homecoming takes the stage
Ellsworth shares Homecoming event roster
Cardinal pride reigns during Homecoming Week
Tackling Alzheimer’s in memory of grandpa
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 9/28/16 Special Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF MARTELL: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF TRENTON: 9/29/16 Special Meeting - Transportation Issues
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 9/22/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/27/16 Board Meeting Agenda
Shirley M. Bemis, 91
Kay L. Beder, 49
Virginia Ruth Lecheler, 86
Jean Marie Peterson, 65
John J. "Jack" Klecker, 79
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Kathleen Vinehout column: Looking for answers
Kathleen Vinehout column: Who will be my teacher?
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Aug. 24, 2016)
Real Estate Showcase
October 28, 2015
Damaged gym floor is being removed
The removal of the floor in the Chet Lien Memorial Gym was approved by the Elmwood School Board last month. The floor has been damaged many times in recent years due to warping from humidity, according to Superintendent/Elementary Principal Paul Blanford. In the past, heavily...
October 28, 2015 - 12:13pm
What are the hours for tricks or treats?
Pierce County communities are gearing up for trick-or-treaters Saturday, Oct. 31. Some communities have recommended hours for those hitting...
October 28, 2015 - 11:53am
October 23, 2015
Elmwood-area crash leads to man's sixth OWI-related arrest
A Spring Valley man was arrested on suspicion of his sixth OWI after the vehicle he was driving crashed Thursday evening outside Elmwood. Pierce County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a one-vehicle crash on Highway 128, about two miles north of Elmwood, where they arrived...
News/crime and courts
October 23, 2015 - 8:41am
October 14, 2015
Two Main Street buildings may be razed: Elmwood appoints new trustee
Two buildings on Elmwood’s Main Street may be razed if their owner does not make needed repairs. The buildings are described as condemnable:...
October 14, 2015 - 12:19pm
September 16, 2015
Salaries for teachers, administrators listed
Administrators’ pay and a salary range for teachers in schools in outlying Pierce County are being reported with the recent start of a new school year. The Herald obtained the information through contacts to school district offices. Ellsworth Superintendent, Barry Cain,...
September 16, 2015 - 11:01am
September 2, 2015
Area students’ ACT scores trending up
ACT college admission test takers from area schools for this past year mostly scored higher than their counterparts a year earlier, according to information from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) last week. Overall composite scores for the latest exam participants...
September 2, 2015 - 12:15pm
Funky Junktion: where old meets new
A little bit of this, a little bit of that, describes the Funky Junktion perfectly. The store where old meets new. Longtime Elmwood business...
September 2, 2015 - 12:03pm
August 26, 2015
Maintenance items addressed at Elmwood schools
Maintenance items were addressed by the Elmwood School Board last month. Kevin Brathol reported on painting, and other summer cleaning and maintenance projects. Superintendent Paul Blanford reported on progress on replacing flooring, and painting of gyms and hallways, and discussed...
August 26, 2015 - 2:15pm
August 19, 2015
Opening bell’s about to ring
Now that the prime days of summer are dwindling to a precious few, it’s time for area students to begin thinking about their return to educations, exams and extracurriculars. School officials have been busy getting ready to welcome them back. The Herald has compiled basic information...
August 19, 2015 - 2:55pm
July 31, 2015
Avid farmer establishes Holstein breeding outfit
Farming is Eric Bechel’s business. And now that Bechel is finally on his own as a farmer, he has added a related enterprise. Della-Sheen...
July 31, 2015 - 3:51pm
July 29, 2015
Elmwood's Extraterrestrial Extravaganza
Elmwood's UFO Days 2015 was three days of laughter, fun, events and of course, UFOs, including an alien abduction from the first-ever UFO Days...
July 29, 2015 - 4:39pm
Mini-van, scrubber, alarm purchases approved
Vehicle and equipment purchases were approved by the Elmwood School Board at a special meeting in late June. Two used mini-vans will be bought from Eau Claire Automotive Group due to board action. They are a 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan with 13,856 miles for $23,054 and a 2014 Dodge...
July 29, 2015 - 4:14pm
July 22, 2015
Fun spotted from skies over Elmwood this weekend
Although many will think of unidentified flying objects when UFO Days returns to Elmwood this weekend, that acronym could also stand for “unusually...
July 22, 2015 - 3:04pm
Elmwood to crack down on speeders, truants
The July Elmwood Village Board meeting opened with resident Matt Marose speaking up about speeders in front of his house. He noted that Police...
July 22, 2015 - 2:23pm
July 7, 2015
Elmwood names Schaffer police chief
Much of what has happened to Mike Schaffer during his life couldn’t have been foreseen. For example, Schaffer was born in Vietnam, but...
July 7, 2015 - 2:44pm