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Pierce County Herald
Resignations follow sexual misconduct in Glenwood City, sheriff’s office
Owner of Baldwin clinic agrees to more than four years in prison
Prescott Food Pantry eyes new location; application sent back to Planning Commission
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
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
Ellsworth girls take second at MBC meet
E-PC readies for playoffs with rout of Shell Lake
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
Daughters work to save their mother
Last chance to see 'Pierce County in War & Peace'
Fresh Art Tour kicks off Oct. 7
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Absentee Voting & Voting Equip. Test for 11/8/16 Election
PIERCE COUNTY: 10/20/16 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF EL PASO: 11/1/16 Public Hearing re: Strauss permit
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 10/20/16 Meeting Agenda
REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Lucas M. Greeley; Case No. 16-SC-322
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
Bernice J. Huppert, 99
Wallace J. Harvey, 94
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Real Estate Showcase
October 14, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Police urge Packer fans to beware ticket scams; Feingold, Johnson squaring off Friday night; 11 more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- Green Bay Police are again urging Packers fans to be careful about where they buy their game tickets. Officials say a number of fans were turned away after they bought fake tickets from unauthorized sellers, especially on Craigslist. And it happened at all three major...
October 14, 2016 - 11:31am
October 13, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Marquette poll results show Feingold, Johnson in statistical dead heat; Trump support plunging in Wisconsin; 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE-- Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race tightens by the minute. Democrat Russ Feingold still leads Republican incumbent Ron Johnson, just like he has in every Marquette Law School poll since the race started in the spring of last year. But the margin has never been closer -- as...
October 13, 2016 - 8:57am
October 4, 2016
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
SIDNEY, Neb. — Fishing and hunting equipment chain Cabela's Inc. said it agreed to be bought by Bass Pro Shops in a deal valued at $5.5 billion that will help the privately held company nearly double its store count in North America. The offer of $65.50 per share is a 19.2 percent...
October 4, 2016 - 7:00am
October 3, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Sanders campaigning in Wisconsin for Clinton; DNR program looks to spark more deer hunting; 11 more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- Hillary Clinton's former Democratic primary opponent will campaign for her in Wisconsin this week. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will appear with Democratic Senate candidate Russ Feingold Wednesday afternoon at Monona Terrace in Madison and in Green Bay at a Salvation...
October 3, 2016 - 8:13am
September 30, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Report alleges conflicting info given to voter-ID seekers; Assembly Dems seek DA probe into Walker John Doe leaks, 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A national group that opposes voter ID laws says Wisconsinites get conflicting information and surprise delays in obtaining IDs from the Division of Motor Vehicles. A federal judge has ordered the state to make sure those people can vote in November -- and Attorney General...
September 30, 2016 - 1:38pm
September 29, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Trump credits Tommy Thompson for returning to Wisconsin; DNR advances funding cut; 9 more state news stories
WAUKESHA -- Republican Donald Trump thought he would certainly lose in Wisconsin, until Tommy Thompson convinced him otherwise. The GOP White House nominee made his first Wisconsin appearance in about six weeks, when he held a Wednesday night rally in Waukesha. There, he said Thompson...
September 29, 2016 - 9:33am
September 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Troopers say driver of wrecked semi was drunk, rig was loaded with wine; Walker plays role of Democrat; 10 more state news stories
A Grantsburg man who allegedly fled the scene of a wreck was arrested Saturday on suspicion of drunken driving after crashing a semi-trailer loaded with wine near Eau Claire. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, 35-year-old David A. Johnson was booked into Eau Claire County Jail...
September 19, 2016 - 9:00am
July 1, 2016
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
FARGO, N.D. - Northland Outdoors Television, the newest venture from one of the upper Midwest’s premier outdoors content brands, will debut...
July 1, 2016 - 3:16pm
Wisconsin permanently bans gill nets on Lake Pepin
LAKE PEPIN -- A state panel last week permanently closed commercial gill-net fishing on Lake Pepin. The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board voted...
July 1, 2016 - 8:18am
May 26, 2016
Wild Side: It's hard to be a bee in Wisconsin
Pierce County was once famous for its beekeepers and honey production. Hives around here averaged more than 80 pounds of honey each year. Light...
May 26, 2016 - 9:04am
May 20, 2016
Kayaking the Kinnickinnic
Thrive Women’s Outdoor Adventures, a ministry of Faith Community Church’s women’s ministry, offers a wide variety of outdoor activities...
May 20, 2016 - 11:08am
May 13, 2016
Wild Side: Rush River once produced bushels of big brookies
Brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, are colorful fish and the only stream trout native to Wisconsin. They once thrived in cold streams like the...
May 13, 2016 - 9:25am
April 28, 2016
Arbor Day celebrated with tree donations to area students
ELLSWORTH -- To celebrate Arbor Day – Friday, April 29 -- Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services delivered 871 evergreen tree seedlings to 4th...
April 28, 2016 - 12:23pm
April 27, 2016
Wild Side: April showers bring out flowers in the forest
Recent showers and some mild thunderstorms temporarily delayed the early corn planting around here. I had a reprieve from farm-related work and...
April 27, 2016 - 2:44pm
April 17, 2016
Jurek takes the reins at summer camp
Summer horse camp left an indelible mark on Kelsey Jurek. The experience fostered not just her lifelong love of horses -- an affection she’s...
April 17, 2016 - 11:39am