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Pierce County Herald
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Credit card skimmer reported
Remaining 400th street bridge demolished
Wisconsin roundup: New figures, new debate about school voucher program; state justices refuse to reveal votes in tied case; 8 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Bill calls for automatic prison in OWI fatalities; vets in line for entrepreneurship aid; 7 more state news stories
crime and courts
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Hunter education course taking registration
WIAA boys basketball: Cards road ends at state in defeat
WIAA boys basketball: Prescott was comfortable trailing; Hamilton never wore down; What next?
Spring Valley Cardinals
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/28/17 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRENTON: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 4/5/17 Hearing - Traynor permit (Residence
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 4/5/17 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
TOWN OF EL PASO: 3/24/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Bernard R. Hofacker, 92
Henry B. Hince, 70
Barry Anderson, 72
Lorena M. "Rene" Sailer, 91
Judith L. "Judi" Helmer, 52
Kathleen Vinehout column: Rural Wisconsin needs real broadband expansion
Ron Kind column: Keeping Wisconsinites from paying more for less coverage
Kathleen Vinehout column: Don't get rid of the treasurer
Ron Kind column: Answering your questions on the Affordable Care Act
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 8, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
March 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man allegedly used nails as political retribution; poll worker training promised to keep 17-year-olds from voting; 7 more state news stories
Man arrested for throwing nails in political opponents' driveways LA CROSSE — Polarized politics turns into criminal damage in La Crosse, where a man faces charges for tossing roofing nails into the driveways of Republican supporters.
March 14, 2017 - 4:04pm
February 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin pooch claims top-dog honors at Westminster; GOP bill would restrict recounts; 6 more state news stories
NEW YORK — A German shepherd from southern Wisconsin is the big winner at the Westminster Dog Show in New York. Rumor, a 5-year-old female from Kenlyn Kennels in Edgerton, won the "Best in Show" award Tuesday night in the 141st annual event at Madison Square Garden. Kent Boyles...
February 15, 2017 - 9:45am
December 31, 2016
Ellsworth wrestling: Sam Stuhl pins opponent in 53 seconds for title
LA CROSSE -- Ellsworth junior Sam Stuhl won another title. This time he won the 132-pound weight class at the Bi-State wrestling tournament...
December 31, 2016 - 10:45am
November 10, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: GOP-controlled legislative agenda takes shape; state voter turnout near 20-year low; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- More money for private schools and state highways are among the items on the GOP's plate going into next year's Wisconsin legislative session. That's according to Assembly and Senate leaders who were both given larger Republican majorities in Tuesday's elections. Senate...
November 10, 2016 - 10:20am
July 11, 2016
Wisconsin's battleground status now shaky; Madison protests bring no arrests; feds investigating H-D brakes; 14 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- It's still very early, but the presidential candidates and special interests have stayed away from Wisconsin in their advertising. And it could mean that the state is losing the battleground status it had for the past several White House contests. According to the Milwaukee...
July 11, 2016 - 8:19am
October 1, 2009
La Crosse rescue divers discover submerged car in Mississippi
A La Crosse rescue diving team was in the midst of a training exercise when it found what might have been a stolen car on the bottom of the Mississippi River. The divers were looking for a missing hand-held radio on Tuesday night when they found a black four-door Acura about 30...
October 1, 2009 - 9:44am
September 22, 2009
La Crosse man sentenced in tavern burglary where DNA from chewing tobacco trail helped police
A La Crosse man will spend 7.5 years on probation for a tavern burglary with another man who left a trail of his DNA when he spit chewing tobacco. Joel Cruz, 21, also got 21 more months in prison, for violating his extended supervision for a 2006 auto shop burglary. Cruz and Brian...
September 22, 2009 - 9:52am
September 15, 2009
College roommates face $26,000 in fines for alleged $5 drinking party
Three college roommates in La Crosse face fines totaling $26,000 for an underage drinking party they allegedly hosted during the Labor Day weekend. Police said Lyndon Morris and Dylan Stoffregen, both 20, and Cole Rines, 19, served alcohol to two dozen minors. Each faces a fine...
September 15, 2009 - 9:00am
August 31, 2009
La Crosse man dies after being hit by train
A La Crosse man died Sunday, after being hit by a train on Friday afternoon. Authorities said Ryan Lange, 26, was on foot when he was hit by a Canadian Pacific freight train in Dresbach, Minn., just northwest of La Crosse. Winona County investigators interviewed several witnesses...
August 31, 2009 - 9:02am
July 8, 2009
ATC studies possible line carrying electricity from La Crosse to Madison
Three companies have spent the last year studying the idea of putting an electric transmission line from La Crosse to Madison. But now, the American Transmission Co., says it's considering an even bigger line along the same route. And it would carry green electricity made by wind...
July 8, 2009 - 9:05am
June 29, 2009
La Crosse authorities defend decision to kill a black bear in city park
Authorities in La Crosse are defending their decision to shoot and kill a 300-pound black bear in a city park during the weekend. Some folks wanted to know why a tranquilizer gun wasn't used to stun the animal. Police Sgt.Gary Hauser said a Department of Natural Resources warden...
June 29, 2009 - 9:00am
June 22, 2009
Free dental clinic set for June 26-27 in La Crosse; 1,200 patients expected
Organizers say the focus of next weekend's free dental clinic in La Crosse is to get people out of pain. It will be like a MASH unit at the Mission of Mercy Friday and Saturday. Around 1,000 volunteers will provide free dental care to an estimated 1,200 people. Treatment offered...
June 22, 2009 - 9:00am
June 8, 2009
Inspectors seek cause of large diesel spill on Mississippi River near La Crosse
Inspectors are still trying to determine what caused the spilling of diesel fuel that spread for six miles on the Mississippi River near La Crosse. The slick was first noticed last Thursday. It happened between Dakota, Minn., and the river's Lock and Dam No. 7 near Dresbach. An...
June 8, 2009 - 9:00am
May 1, 2009
La Crosse Web site shows who's in the slammer
The La Crosse County sheriff now has a Web site that shows you who's in jail and who's wanted for warrants. Those jailed in La Crosse will no longer be able to hide that fact. La Crosse County Sheriff Steve Helgeson has started a Web site called "Who's in Jail." It lists the names...
May 1, 2009 - 9:00am
February 27, 2009
La Crosse area hospitals among those charging Medicare the least
Hospitals in the La Crosse area charged the nation's fourth-lowest prices to Medicare patients and their government program in 2006. That's according to a study by Dartmouth College. It found that Medicare spending in the La Crosse region totaled $5,800 per person, over $350-dollars...
February 27, 2009 - 9:09am