Skip to main content
Pierce County Herald
SUPERINTENDENT SCOOP: Step by step: We rebuild
Forum Communications to acquire Scuttlebutt magazine
City of Prescott won’t buy Steamboat Inn lot
State GOP leaders pleased, Latinos upset about SCOTUS ruling; 'Whad 'ya Know' to keep going online; Feingold endorses Hillary Clinton; 10 more state news stories
County wins possession of Stu West’s dogs, leaves him with the bill
crime and courts
Legion Baseball: Experienced Conway steps in as head coach
New trail opening in Kinnickinnic State Park
Former NFL QB to host Spring Valley camp
SCVBL: Pirates bats produce in win vs. Hager City
Legion: Plum City bats score nine runs in win vs. Spring Valley
How country schools shaped America
First-ever dual-sport motorcycle ride cruises into county
Rockin’ on the river at Summerfest; mural contest winner announced
Unveiling of revamped Cheese Curd Fest set for June 24-25
Nominate your favorite Senior Citizen
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/28/16 Special Board Meeting
Notice of Pending Application for Proposed Riprap (Brenner)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Bonnie R. Martindale Estate; Case No. 16PR44
SUMMONS: Nationstar Mortgage v. Duane E. Miller; Case16-CV-91
PIERCE COUNTY: 6/28/16 Board Meeting Agenda
Patricia Ann Leonard, 74
Jody Hannack, 57
Beverly F. Falteisek, 80
Frank R. Falteisek, 86
Orval D. Nelson, 93
Kathleen Vinehout column: Birth, life and death of a bad idea
Ron Kind column: Securing the future of Wisconsin Dairy
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit raises questions about clean water protection
Bay City president explains village position on eminent domain issue
Kathleen Vinehout column: School funding hits home
Real Estate Showcase
January 11, 2010
New Richmond and River Falls' 32nd Brigade soldiers expected home Tuesday
Nearly 300 Soldiers from Wisconsin Army National Guard's 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team will return to Wisconsin Tuesday (Jan. 12) from Iraq following a year-long deployment. Tuesday's flight will include additional members of the 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry Headquarters and...
January 11, 2010 - 2:31pm
December 16, 2009
A look at Iraq
The Hillcrest Elementary School first graders in Ms. Westberg's room had an opportunity to view pictures of our U.S. soldiers over in Iraq, as...
December 16, 2009 - 10:27am
November 12, 2009
About 200 Wisconsin troops come home from Iraq today
About 200 Wisconsin troops are coming home from Iraq today. Members of the Air National Guard's 115th Fighter Wing will arrive in Madison, where an afternoon reception is planned. The unit has spent the last two months in Iraq, maintaining and flying F-16 fighter jets and supporting...
November 12, 2009 - 9:00am
October 21, 2009
Alternative education students at Fort McCoy build house for a grad who lost his legs in Iraq
Youngsters in an alternative education program at Fort McCoy are helping build a home for a graduate of that program who was wounded in Iraq. About 30 cadets from the Challenge Academy are traveling to northern Wisconsin tomorrow to help build a house for Army Specialist Jason Schulz....
October 21, 2009 - 9:00am
October 19, 2009
Tailgating with the Troops
MADISON -- Hundreds of families streamed into Madisons' Veterans Memorial Coliseum Sunday for a first-of-its kind tailgating party. Football...
October 19, 2009 - 9:00am
October 9, 2009
Chippewa Falls National Guard unit on alert for second trip to Iraq
A Wisconsin National Guard unit is getting ready for a possible second trip to Iraq. The 724th Engineer Battalion of Chippewa Falls has been placed on alert. It includes almost 400 soldiers from companies in Medford, Hayward, Spooner and Superior as well as the unit's headquarters...
October 9, 2009 - 9:00am
September 28, 2009
Head of state Veterans' Affairs concerned about helping troops due back from Iraq
The head of the state Veterans' Affairs department says he's concerned about helping the thousands of troops due back from Iraq early next year. John Scocos is just back himself from his second tour in Iraq with the Army Reserves. He tells the Wisconsin State Journal the state...
September 28, 2009 - 9:26am
September 15, 2009
Packer tailgate party planned for soldiers in Iraq
Wisconsin soldiers in Iraq will enjoy a Packer tailgate party with their families next month, but they won't be coming home for it. A volunteer group called Serving the 32nd is putting on the event Oct. 18, in which troops and their families will be connected online. Members of...
September 15, 2009 - 9:00am
August 31, 2009
Mondovi soldier killed in Iraq
A Wisconsin soldier is one of two killed in an insurgent attack in Iraq. Sgt. Earl Werner is a native of Mondovi. He was serving his third deployment with the Oregon Army National Guard when he was killed. The other soldier was a private from Monmouth, Ore. Werner had a Bronze...
August 31, 2009 - 9:13am
July 23, 2009
Body of Spc. James Wertish of Olivia to arrive home Thursday; funeral Monday
OLIVIA -- The body of Spc. James Wertish will arrive at the Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Olivia between 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday. Wertish,...
July 23, 2009 - 7:38am
Willmar soldier recovering from July 16 attack that killed three 'brothers'
WILLMAR -- On July 16, just before 9:15 p.m. Iraqi time, Spc. Jacob Benson, 22, of Willmar was talking with his three closest friends and fellow...
July 23, 2009 - 7:18am
July 20, 2009
Pawlenty visits troops in Iraq, worries about Iran
ST. PAUL - If Iran was behind the deaths of three Minnesota National Guard soldiers, already rocky relations with the United States could become...
July 20, 2009 - 7:23am
June 30, 2009
Iraqi forces start providing security; Red Arrow Brigade deployment not affected
It's National Sovereignty Day in Iraq, where the U.S. military is handing over security duties to Iraqi forces in urban areas. But the move does not affect the 32-hundred Wisconsin National Guard members who were recently sent to Iraq. Lt. Col. Tim Donovan says none of the units...
June 30, 2009 - 10:00am
April 27, 2009
Wisconsin National Guard soldiers will help run prison camps
Many of the Wisconsin National Guard soldiers who are soon heading to Iraq will help run the country's two largest prison camps. Officials say about two-thirds of the 32-hundred troops will be at Camp Cropper near the airport in Baghdad, and Camp Bucca near Iraq's border with Kuwait....
April 27, 2009 - 9:31am
March 2, 2009
Reservists leave Ellsworth center for Iraq
The 652nd Engineer Company based at the Army Reserve Center in Ellsworth got ready for what could be a year's deployment in Iraq Sunday, a second...
March 2, 2009 - 11:02am