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September 21, 2016
Pierce County's newest DARE Officer Allen Wojcik says he gets a lot of compliments on the flag-embossed DARE car. He took over the position from Patrol Sgt. Chad Koranda at the end of last school year. (Photo courtesy of Allen Wojcik)
‘DARE’ing deputy takes on new duties
September 21, 2016 - 3:50pm
September 2, 2016
Nestle Purina officials present a check to members of the Pierce County Sheriff's Office as part of their support of the K-9 program. Pictured: Donny Knutson (K-9 Officer), Gina Leonard (NPPC Safety Manager), Nancy Hove (Pierce County Sheriff), Kip Stevenson (NPPC Factory Manager), Lisa Baker (NPPC Accounting), Sandy Crull-Deschand (NPPC HR). (Submitted photo)
New Pierce County K-9 receives name, training
September 2, 2016 - 9:32am
August 23, 2016
Pierce County law enforcement officers represented their departments at River City Stitch in Prescott last week, where they were presented with t-shirts designed in their honor. Pictured are (from left): Investigator Kristopher Stewart, Chief Michael Schaffer, Chief John DuBois, Kim French, Amanda Hines. Chief Gordon Young, Chief Eric Ladwig and Pierce County Peace Officers Benevolent Association President Robby Jaeger. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
August 23, 2016 - 10:30am
August 19, 2016
Erin Olson
Ellsworth woman charged with threat to officer
August 19, 2016 - 3:25pm
August 18, 2016
Britta Link of Elmwood hopes her entry is chosen as the winner for naming Pierce County Sheriff's Office new K-9. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
After year without, K-9 returns to sheriff’s department
August 18, 2016 - 1:39pm
August 1, 2016
Patrol Sgt. Eric Van Nocker laughs at his colleague in the dunk tank at the Ellsworth National Night Out event last year. (File photo)
Ellsworth PD invites neighbors to ‘National Night Out’
August 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
July 22, 2016
A group of about a dozen people met in front of the Prescott Police Department on Wednesday morning in a prayer gathering to show support of members of law enforcement. (Submitted photo)
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
July 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
June 18, 2016
Bill Lindeman adjusts his instruments as officers on the ground prepare to work with him on a traffic enforcement detail.  (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
The eye in the sky: Troopers deployed by air for traffic enforcement
June 18, 2016 - 8:00am
May 3, 2016
Prescott police officer Jackie Ryden died almost 10 years ago in the line of duty. (Submitted photo)
Gone but not forgotten: Wisconsin Riders honor fallen officer Jackie Ryden
May 3, 2016 - 11:09am
April 13, 2016
Local agencies low on state corrections-spending list: New jail won’t mean ‘significant increase’
April 13, 2016 - 10:31am
February 17, 2016
A stranded deer looks back at water patrol officers last week during a rescue effort on the Mississippi River. (Submitted photo)
Water patrol officers rescue deer from ice
February 17, 2016 - 4:09pm
December 9, 2015
Colton Mikla, a 19-year-old Spring Valley resident attending the criminal justice program at Chippewa Valley Technical College's River Falls campus, shakes hands with St. Croix County Sheriff's Lt. Dan Van Someren after a mock interview last week. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
‘Risk a lot to save a lot:’ Prospective cops press on, despite enrollment drop
December 9, 2015 - 1:33pm
November 18, 2015
Work-release program fading away? Pierce County preparing shift from Huber
November 18, 2015 - 11:27am
October 22, 2015
Sgt. Chad Koranda was named the new Pierce County DARE officer Oct. 5. He had aspirations of becoming a teacher during his college years, and feels this position is a good fit. (Submitted photo)
There’s a new DARE officer in town
October 22, 2015 - 3:16pm
July 1, 2015
A training exercise involving a “chain-reaction collision” among a school bus and four other vehicles was staged in front of the Ellsworth School District’s bus garage a week ago Monday. The Ellsworth Fire Department was one of the local agencies responding to the mock accident. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Responders test skills in mock crash involving bus
July 1, 2015 - 4:11pm