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Pierce County Herald
Spring Valley water rates up 64%
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
Ellsworth police blotter: March 13-20
Pierce County Criminal Court briefs
Prescott Police blotter March 1-12
crime and courts
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
Sights and sounds from the Prescott trip to state
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
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
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Bernard R. Hofacker, 92
Henry B. Hince, 70
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
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
Real Estate Showcase
January 16, 2017
Pierce County Deer Advisory Council meets Jan. 18
ELLSWORTH -- The Pierce County Deer Advisory Council will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Jan. 18 at Ellsworth High School Library to discuss...
January 16, 2017 - 2:50pm
Man, 30, injured in Pierce County snowmobile crash
A Plum City man was hospitalized after being injured Sunday, Jan. 15 in a snowmobile crash. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said 30-year-old Joshua Larson was taken by ambulance to Luther Hospital in Eau Claire after the crash, reported at 12:02 p.m. in the town of Union. According...
January 16, 2017 - 8:48am
Recount costs show Pierce County well under budget
Presidential recount estimates far exceeded their actual costs in many Wisconsin counties, including several in western Wisconsin. With 71 of 72 counties’ results turned in, the recount costs tallied $1.86 million, according to Wisconsin Elections Commission data. Estimates provided...
January 16, 2017 - 8:00am
January 13, 2017
Man found dead in rural River Falls; high carbon monoxide levels present
High carbon monoxide levels were detected at a town of River Falls house where a man was found dead Thursday, Jan. 12 The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office identified the man as 80-year-old John Eisele. The news release did not list the address of the call, but authorities and firefighters...
January 13, 2017 - 2:13pm
Hager City women injured in Highway 35 crash
Two Hager City women were hospitalized Thursday, Jan. 12 after a crash that temporarily closed Highway 35 in the town of Diamond Bluff. The Pierce...
January 13, 2017 - 10:25am
Ellsworth man killed in snowmobile vs. SUV crash
An Ellsworth man was killed Thursday, Jan. 12 after the snowmobile he was on collided with an SUV in Prescott. The Pierce County Sheriff’s...
January 13, 2017 - 10:20am
January 11, 2017
UPDATE: Menomonie man airlifted after crash
TOWN OF MARTELL -- Law enforcement officials were rerouting traffic on Highway 63 in the town of Martell at about 1 p.m. Wednesday after scanner...
January 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
Election filings bring five races so far
PIERCE COUNTY -- The deadline for filing candidacy papers to appear on the Tuesday, April 4 ballot passed at 5 p.m. Jan. 3, with five races developing so far in Pierce County. Filings indicate contests will take place in the villages of Elmwood and Ellsworth, the city of River Falls,...
January 11, 2017 - 9:14am
January 10, 2017
Curing dementia the best solution
The goal for the Alzheimer's Association was to find a cure for dementia-related diseases by the year 2020. The organization has recently moved...
January 10, 2017 - 6:00am
January 9, 2017
Living with dementia: drawing people out with music
The pain of seeing residents with dementia deteriorate has led to facilities using alternative measures to improve their quality of life. Methods have come a long way. The key to helping people with dementia is to try to create moments of joy (Creating Moments of Joy by Jolene Brackey...
January 9, 2017 - 6:00am
January 8, 2017
Living with dementia: functioning from the heart
As roles reverse, one of the most difficult questions a child can ask as they begin taking care of a parent is what is normal forgetfulness and...
January 8, 2017 - 6:00am
January 5, 2017
Former Pierce HR director dies by suicide
LANGLADE COUNTY -- A former Pierce County human resources director died by suicide last week amidst an investigation for alleged misconduct in...
January 5, 2017 - 3:02pm
January 4, 2017
The unsung heroes of winter
ELMWOOD — While many were enjoying Christmas with their loved ones last week, Pierce County Highway Department employees were out, trying to...
January 4, 2017 - 3:05pm
December 28, 2016
Not just a treasurer: Beastrom set to retire
ELLSWORTH -- Phyllis Beastrom might be one of the hardest working people in Pierce County. She’s a mother, a wife, an organist, a leader among...
December 28, 2016 - 7:33am
December 23, 2016
Obesity numbers up almost 9 percent in Wisconsin
The Pierce County Health Department recently reported Wisconsin’s percentage of obese adults has risen from 30.7 percent to 39.4 percent, with 29.8 percent of Pierce County adults in that group. These percentages show that nearly four out of every 10 adults in Wisconsin and three...
December 23, 2016 - 8:08am