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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
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Boy, 16, dies after sustaining injuries in SD farm accident
crime and courts
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
Raiders to travel to Clear Lake for opening round of playoffs
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
August 18, 2016
VERDICT: Kuehni convicted of hiding corpse; no conviction on homicide charges
Rose Marie Kuehni was convicted of hiding a corpse, but a Pierce County jury did not convict her of homicide charges in the 2015 shooting death...
News/crime and courts
August 18, 2016 - 2:54pm
Judge responds to jury question in Kuehni homicide trial
A Pierce County jury deciding the fate of a Prescott woman accused of homicide received perhaps its most direct explanation of the parameters...
News/crime and courts
August 18, 2016 - 10:43am
August 17, 2016
Kuehni trial: Case handed to jury (W/VIDEO)
Eight men and four women will decide the fate of Rose Marie Kuehni. The 12-member jury was given the case just before noon Wednesday in Pierce...
News/crime and courts
August 17, 2016 - 12:59pm
August 15, 2016
Pierce County libraries again requesting funding increase
ELLSWORTH -- Act 150 took center stage at the Aug. 1 Pierce County Finance and Personnel Committee meeting, which affects the funding of the county’s libraries. Pierce libraries currently receive 70 percent reimbursement from the county, but would like that number to rise. Pierce...
August 15, 2016 - 8:00am
August 10, 2016
West Nile virus confirmed in Pierce County bird
PIERCE COUNTY -- The Pierce County Health Department reports a dead crow found in Pierce County on July 29 has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first bird that tested positive for West Nile virus in Pierce County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus...
August 10, 2016 - 4:40pm
August 9, 2016
Feingold wins in Wisconsin; Kind easily retains seat
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold won the opportunity Tuesday for a rematch with GOP incumbent Ron Johnson. Pundits called the primary election race shortly after 8:30 p.m., giving Feingold the nod over fellow Democrat Scott Harbach. Feingold earned 90 percent of the ballots cast. “Our...
August 9, 2016 - 10:15pm
August 7, 2016
Two on the ballot for Assembly District 30 primary
ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 30 -- Two Republican candidates are going head to head in the Aug. 9 primary for the open Assembly seat in Wisconsin Assembly...
August 7, 2016 - 10:00am
August 5, 2016
A library nowadays is so much MORE
Editor's note: This is a column by Herald freelance writer Lorna Ross, who covers Elmwood and Spring Valley village board meetings. Her enthusiasm connected to learning new things is contagious. Her last adventure took her to the Elmwood wastewater treatment plant. This time learn...
August 5, 2016 - 2:04pm
July 29, 2016
Free consulting services offered to entrepreneurs, small businesses
RIVER FALLS -- The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Small Business Development Center offers no-cost consulting services for entrepreneurs...
July 29, 2016 - 3:57pm
Two candidates take aim at Pierce Treasurer seat
Two Republican candidates will appear on the Aug. 9 primary ballot for the Pierce County Treasurer position. Following is Q&A presented...
July 29, 2016 - 2:00pm
July 28, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Employment in St. Croix, Pierce counties lagging; Dunn County sheriff addresses water deaths; nine more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's local unemployment rates are generally higher than the previous month, but lower than one year ago. According to newly released state figures, all 12 Wisconsin metro areas saw their seasonally unadjusted jobless rates go up from May to June -- but all 12 rates...
July 28, 2016 - 9:29am
July 26, 2016
New county shop enters design phase
TOWN OF EL PASO -- A new Pierce County Highway Department shop in the town of El Paso has reached the design phase, confirmed Highway Commissioner Chad Johnson. The new shop and salt shed will be located on 6 acres at the intersection of County road CC and 450th Avenue. It will combine...
July 26, 2016 - 12:20pm
July 21, 2016
Dogs from suspected puppy mill will be up for adoption
Beginning on Monday, dogs found in squalor-like conditions at a Pierce County breeder’s home will be available to new owners. Pierce County...
News/crime and courts
July 21, 2016 - 2:46pm
July 19, 2016
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
Many people have rigid views of the Kari Milberg alleged texting and driving case. She was acquitted of all charges by a jury last week. But that won’t bring back the lives of the three children that died in that accident. Another thing that won’t bring those three girls back...
July 19, 2016 - 2:38pm
EDITORIAL (May 18, 2016): The Stu West case demands small government to do its job
The people of Pierce County have historically entrusted a lean government to oversee its policies, ensuring limited spending on programs, agencies and overbearing regulations. And as long as the citizens of Pierce County align their political stars that way, the government should...
July 19, 2016 - 2:05pm