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Problem properties may face fines if they don’t shape up
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Former caregiver, 55, sentenced to prison
Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries
crime and courts
Volleyball: Spring Valley goes 1-2 at RF quad
Football: Panthers start season with big win at Spooner
Football: Mistakes are minimized in Spring Valley win vs. SCF
Football: Early touchdown doesn’t hurt Wolves in 42-7 victory
Football: Prescott works through some roster turnover
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
WATCH: Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Norma Jean Eichman, 66
Mary Lou 'Doatsie' Catura, 72
Ruthann Hovde, 84
Lyle A. McGee Jr., 72
Kenneth A. Anderson, 59
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
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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
Froelich seeks second term as DA
ELLSWORTH -- It didn’t take Sean Froelich long to make up his mind about re-election -- almost immediately, in fact. “This was something...
News/crime and courts
May 18, 2016 - 7:59am
May 12, 2016
Two injured in rural Spring Valley crash
Two men were hospitalized late Wednesday in a Pierce County crash that authorities said involved alcohol. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash at 9:58 p.m. at Highway 29 and County Road BB in the town of Gilman. The drivers of...
May 12, 2016 - 8:58am