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Pierce County Herald
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
March 7, 2012
PCHA asks for photos of old-time farmsteads
First came the barn--with additions made for it--over the years. The herd was small at first, but grew from 10 to 20 to 40 or 60 and later, in more recent years, to several hundred cows. There was the horse barn and maybe a straw barn. This was a lean-to-pole shed covered by the...
March 7, 2012 - 10:17am
March 1, 2012
Many waters, many stories
Residents of Pierce County are invited to a meeting in River Falls from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 3, at the public library to share stories...
March 1, 2012 - 12:29pm
February 10, 2012
Special stories and places of St. Croix River area need to be identified
Residents of Pierce County are invited to a meeting from 9-noon Saturday, March 3, at the River Falls Public Library, to help identify important...
February 10, 2012 - 2:33pm
February 6, 2012
Artists recall gallery era, re-unite for show
A group of about a dozen artists in River Falls named themselves the Alley Exhibitionists and would expose themselves publicly and regularly....
February 6, 2012 - 9:09am
February 5, 2012
Celebrate Black History Feb. 10
The Black Student Union at UW-River Falls will host African Night on Friday, Feb. 10, from 7-9 p.m. in the Falcon's Nest of the University Center....
February 5, 2012 - 5:25am
January 25, 2012
De-mystifying the Masons
Hollywood likes to sensationalize many things -- the Freemasons have been no exception. In movies such as National Treasure and The Da Vinci...
January 25, 2012 - 8:26am
January 18, 2012
Historical association seeks Ellsworth photos
The Pierce County Historical Association (PCHA) is asking for the public's help, as photos are needed for a book being written, commemorating...
January 18, 2012 - 9:41am
December 9, 2011
Wild Side: Another deer hunt at Foster's End
The usual suspects gathered at Foster's End on Mason Lake near the Flambeau River before the opening day of gun deer season. A picture of the...
December 9, 2011 - 12:13pm
November 30, 2011
Korean War battle presentation Dec. 10 at the Woodshed
There will be a documentary/presentation about the Korean War and the Battle for Bunker Hill on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m. at the Woodshed...
November 30, 2011 - 1:05pm
November 23, 2011
Letter: She appeals for help with funds to complete renovations
TO THE EDITOR: Dear Pierce County Residents: I have a question to ask.
November 23, 2011 - 8:07am
October 21, 2011
What's an artist? PCHA asks for names
By definition, the word "artist" has a wide range of meanings. And those meanings do not necessarily apply in the fashion most people might understand....
October 21, 2011 - 1:56pm
September 28, 2011
PCHA Open House Oct. 2
The Pierce County Historical Association (PCHA) will host its annual fall open house on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the River Bluffs...
September 28, 2011 - 10:56am
August 31, 2011
Scottish Heritage Festival planned
The sixth annual Scottish Heritage Festival will be held from 9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at the First Presbyterian Church of Hudson,...
August 31, 2011 - 12:53pm
Who were 'nail pounders' who built homes, barns?
Way back when, groups of farmers got together to "raise a barn" or perhaps a house--simple jobs? Not really, but most assuredly a lot faster...
August 31, 2011 - 9:40am
August 24, 2011
Who were those electricians and plumbers, PCHA asks
There's a song whose lyrics run to the following phrase: "You light up my life." Everyone's life. There was electricity in homes in Ellsworth...
August 24, 2011 - 2:59pm