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UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Hwy. 10 motorcycle crash
District hopes to expand elementary playground
Convicted sex offender arrested in Prescott
Details sorted out as Kuehni trial nears
crime and courts
SCVBL: Ninth inning RF rally hands Hawks 3-2 loss
Janke brings experience to girls basketball team
Olson returns to girls tennis team as coach
Legion Baseball: Spring Valley stays patient in win vs. Plum City
Standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 8/2/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 8/1/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/1/16 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Proposals- 2016 Salt Shed Materials
Eugene Moga, 91
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Josephine M. Carlson, 88
Gerald V. Leonard, 69
John C. Bang, 91
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (June 29, 2016)
Real Estate Showcase
June 28, 2016
Milberg trial: Facebook activity, inspections scrutinized on Tuesday
ELLSWORTH -- Kari Milberg’s alleged use of the Facebook messaging app on the day her daughter and two nieces were killed in a car crash led to extensive testimony on Day 2 of testimony at the Centuria woman’s trial. Witnesses on Tuesday included Pierce County sheriff’s deputy...
News/crime and courts
June 28, 2016 - 9:05pm
Hwy. 29 gets a facelift
RIVER FALLS -- Highway 29 reconstruction work was scheduled to begin last week (from Highway 65 in River Falls to Highway 63), said a Wisconsin...
June 28, 2016 - 7:13am
June 27, 2016
Hudson teen injured in Clifton accident
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A two-vehicle accident Sunday night in the town of Clifton sent a Hudson teen to the hospital with undisclosed injuries. Police responded to the intersection of County Road F and 770th Avenue at 7:24 p.m. A 2001 Volkswagen Jetta, driven by 18-year-old Massimo V....
June 27, 2016 - 9:07am
June 24, 2016
New trail opening in Kinnickinnic State Park
TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A new hiking and snowshoeing trail introducing the public to a previously inaccessible part of Kinnickinnic State Park will be commemorated Monday. The Friends of Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Parks are hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Monday, June...
June 24, 2016 - 3:09pm
June 23, 2016
County wins possession of Stu West’s dogs, leaves him with the bill
Pierce County attorneys successfully argued for legal possession of every living yellow Labrador seized from Stuart E. West’s home during an...
News/crime and courts
June 23, 2016 - 6:03pm
June 20, 2016
Human services leader Schmidt injured in motorcycle crash
Pierce County’s director of human services was seriously injured last week in a motorcycle crash. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office reported...
June 20, 2016 - 7:43am
June 17, 2016
Lindstrom, Geraets pull close to home at Showdown
Saturday’s Showdown in Curd Town brought a National Tractor Pullers Association regional competition close to home for a few local competitors....
June 17, 2016 - 7:00am
June 13, 2016
Crash injures Maiden Rock girl, 16
A Pierce County teenager was hospitalized Monday morning after a crash near Bay City. The Wisconsin State Patrol said the driver, a 16-year-old...
June 13, 2016 - 12:06pm
June 8, 2016
Two Republicans vie for Pierce treasurer job
PIERCE COUNTY -- Because two Republicans met the filing deadline for the county treasurer position, Pierce County will have a primary election...
June 8, 2016 - 9:06am
June 7, 2016
Town plans to tighten dog kennel ordinance
TOWN OF EL PASO -- The town of El Paso is considering banning commercial dog kennels, a step town officials say is necessary after a local man...
June 7, 2016 - 2:07pm
June 1, 2016
Zika, Congress and Pierce County funding cuts
The effects of politics in Washington are trickling into Pierce County, tugging on tax dollars previously allocated for local discretion. Pierce County officials are readying themselves for a 7 percent cut to emergency health funding July 1 if Congress can’t agree on how much it...
June 1, 2016 - 9:39am
Gobble gobble: Spring Turkey Hunting in Pierce
PIERCE COUNTY -- Spring turkey hunting's final season wrapped up last weekend. The Herald has compiled a photo gallery of turkey hunting submissions...
June 1, 2016 - 9:37am
May 25, 2016
Man charged after allegedly firing gun at Harbor Bar
A 31-year-old man was charged with multiple crimes Tuesday after he allegedly pulled a gun on a man at a Hager City bar, then went outside and fired off a round. Pierce County prosecutors charged Hager City resident Nathan D. Melstrom with five misdemeanors -- carrying a handgun...
News/crime and courts
May 25, 2016 - 2:50pm
May 18, 2016
County wants to phone-in vet in lawsuit motion
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce County attorneys are asking the court to allow two doctors telephone testimony in the lawsuit they are bringing against Stuart E. West, the 68-year-old Elmwood man accused of treating dogs inhumanely. The lawsuit, filed May 3, is seeking costs associated with an...
May 18, 2016 - 12:20pm
Man injured in Spring Valley bicycle crash
A Spring Valley man was hospitalized Tuesday after a bicycle crash. The bicyclist, identified by Spring Valley police as Dean Rambo, was taken to River Falls Area Hospital after the crash, which occurred at about 5 p.m. at S127 McKay Ave. in Spring Valley. Spring Valley Police Chief...
May 18, 2016 - 12:01pm