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Pierce County Herald
Blood drive to be in memory of Hoyer
Ellsworth HS grad charged with attempted murder after savage beating
Churches’ new pastor’s got rural roots, world view
Facility projects update given to school board
Prescott Fire quickly contains mobile home blaze
crime and courts
EHS to defend title, SVE wants title at team wrestling state tournament
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks end road trip winless
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Peterson meets with Vikings' brass about future
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks will need to upset Warriors to stop losing streak
Ellsworth boys lose close tourney game to Osceola
A hunter’s dream: Local fifth-grader bags huge bear
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
Get Out! Deals
August 15, 2011
Obama enlists Minnesotans for political fight
The Democratic president, in what many called his first campaign swing of a re-election bid, urged the 500 people gathered in along the Cannon River to tell members of Congress: "It is time for games to stop.
August 15, 2011 - 12:58pm
Minnesotans await Obama in Cannon Falls park
Residents of the first two states Obama plans to visit, Minnesota and Iowa, closely watched Republican presidential contenders in recent days...
August 15, 2011 - 11:53am
January 20, 2010
Letter: Dan Kapanke looks like positive change to him
TO THE EDITOR: It is apparent that the recent passage in both the House and Senate of the Obama Health Reform has proven that the people of the Third Congressional District need a change in representation. The majority of people in the Third Congressional District are against the...
opinion / letters / politics
January 20, 2010 - 1:40pm
November 13, 2009
Wisconsin races to capture major money in Obama's education program
Wisconsin can get $150 to $250 million in President Obama's Race to the Top education program, but it will have to beat out a group of other states. The education department announced the application process Thursday. The deadline is Jan. 19 to apply for the first round of federal...
November 13, 2009 - 9:28am
Obama orders review of Hasan's past, as two Wisconsin soldiers are honored
Hundreds of people are expected to attend a visitation in Kiel today for Army Sergeant Amy Krueger, one of the 13 soldiers killed at Fort Hood. The visitation and Saturday's funeral will both be held at Kiel High School, where the 29-year-old Krueger graduated in 1998. Krueger...
November 13, 2009 - 9:00am
November 9, 2009
Obama will attend a memorial service for soldiers killed and injured at Fort Hood
President Obama will attend a memorial service tomorrow honoring 13 soldiers killed and 30 others wounded at Fort Hood last Thursday. Two soldiers from Wisconsin died and four others from the Badger State were injured. And all but one of those soldiers were members of the same...
November 9, 2009 - 9:00am
November 5, 2009
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said president didn't squeeze him to run for governor
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett met with President Obama for a couple of minutes in Madison Wednesday. And Barrett said they did not bring up the question of whether he'll run for governor next year. Barrett has not denied reports that the White House wants him to run and the state...
November 5, 2009 - 9:00am
Obama tells Madison crowd that states must reform education to guarantee a strong future
President Obama told a Madison audience Wednesday that Wisconsin and other states must reform education to guarantee a strong economic future. The president spoke to 250 students and others at Wright Middle School. On the first anniversary of his election, the Democrat Obama said...
November 5, 2009 - 9:00am
Looks like Obama White House drastically overestimated jobs saved or created by stimulus
There are signs that the Obama White House drastically overestimated the number of Wisconsin jobs created or saved by the economic stimulus program. The government said more than 10,000 Wisconsinites have jobs thanks to what Washington has done. But the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel...
November 5, 2009 - 9:00am
November 4, 2009
Obama plans to praise state's educational innovations in today's talk in Madison
When President Obama speaks in Madison today, the White House says he'll praise Wisconsin for coming up with innovative ways to improve education. But none of them have passed the state Legislature yet, and some are getting resistance from lawmakers in both parties. On Monday,...
November 4, 2009 - 9:00am
October 30, 2009
President Obama consoled relatives of a Fox Valley soldier
President Obama consoled relatives of a Fox Valley soldier whose body was returned to the U.S. Thursday. They were at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, where the bodies of Nikolas Mueller, 26, of Little Chute and 10 others were delivered. The soldiers were killed Monday in two...
October 30, 2009 - 9:02am
Indian country happy with Obama efforts
ST. PAUL -- Relations between American Indian tribes and the federal government have turned around since Barack Obama became president, tribal...
October 30, 2009 - 7:10am
October 2, 2009
Obama defends nomination of former State Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler to federal judgeship
President Obama is defending his nomination of former State Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler to a federal judgeship. That's after some Republicans criticized it Thursday. Menomonee Falls Congressman Jim Sensenbenner said Butler was voted off the bench in a statewide election...
October 2, 2009 - 9:26am
October 1, 2009
State Supreme Court justice removed by voters gets lifetime appointment as federal judge
The first person in 41 years to be removed from the Wisconsin Supreme Court by the voters could soon be elevated to a federal judgeship. President Obama nominated Louis Butler Wednesday to replace Judge John Shabaz of Madison, who retired earlier this year. Butler was chosen over...
October 1, 2009 - 9:47am
September 11, 2009
Kohl meets with Obama on health care reform
Wisconsin's Herb Kohl was among a small group of moderate Senate Democrats who met with President Obama Thursday on health care reform. Kohl is part of a new working group that hopes to get federal spending under control. He told the president that the U.S. spends almost 2.5 times...
September 11, 2009 - 9:00am