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Pierce County Herald
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Waukesha County to consider regional sales tax for new Milwaukee arena
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Grand Rapids boy dies at basketball game in Baxter
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wind chills minus 20 throughout state this morning
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP:Train carrying taconite derails near Two Harbors
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State still remains in deep freeze into afternoon
crime and courts
Huge group of lettermen lead Spring Valley/Elmwood wrestling team
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Rodgers officially out for next game
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Vonn back on the slopes for first time since injury
County D-SC hoops teams lose Thursday evening
Ellsworth wins first MBC dual meet, Prescott falls
Auditions for 'Morning's at Seven' open Tuesday
Santa delivers pizza plus fun Saturday
Celebrate 'Coastal Christmas' Saturday along the shores of Lake Pepin
Old Cowbell: I love Christmas!
Parmeters to celebrate 50th
arts and entertainment
Arley Jerome Huber, 91
George W. Darland, Jr., 78
Lorraine Zignego, 94
Gordon Brahmer, 79
Al Quackenbush, Sr., 67
Editorial: Beware - winter's on its way
Editorial: Act to avoid falls, prevent rabies
Editorial: Put pedestrians first
Affordable Health Care: No one should fall through the cracks
Editorial: How about local control?
TOWN OF EL PASO: 12/9/13 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 12/10/13 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE:12/10/13 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 12/12/13 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/10/13 Town Board Meeting
March 1, 2012
Many waters, many stories
Residents of Pierce County are invited to a meeting in River Falls from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 3, at the public library to share stories...
March 1, 2012 - 12:29pm
February 29, 2012
Wild Side: Deepest, darkest Pierce County
Most of Pierce County has been dissected by streams, leaving high rolling uplands and "coulee" valleys with steep sides. The slopes are steeper and the valleys are deeper in the eastern and southern parts of the county. I call that territory "deepest, darkest Pierce County" because...
outdoors / columns
February 29, 2012 - 2:00pm
February 10, 2012
Special stories and places of St. Croix River area need to be identified
Residents of Pierce County are invited to a meeting from 9-noon Saturday, March 3, at the River Falls Public Library, to help identify important...
February 10, 2012 - 2:33pm
January 18, 2012
Free Pierce County legal clinic Jan. 24
The State Bar of Wisconsin Volunteer Lawyers Program and the St. Croix Valley Bar Association are sponsoring a free legal clinic on Tuesday,...
January 18, 2012 - 10:12am
Cancer relay teams now being formed
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Pierce County in River Falls is now forming teams. The 2012 theme is "Arrrg...Make Cancer Walk...
health / events
January 18, 2012 - 9:06am
January 11, 2012
FSA customers cautioned on fraudulent calls
According to Linda Paul, Executive Director for the Pierce County Farm Service Agency (FSA), many FSA offices have been contacted by producers...
January 11, 2012 - 3:56pm
Bingo begins at county VFW this Friday
The Pierce County VFW will host bingo every Friday evening beginning this week. County VFW members will call the games at the VFW building on the southeast corner of Plum and Spruce streets in Ellsworth (previously the location of the former Ellsworth United Methodist Church). Doors...
January 11, 2012 - 9:55am
Letter: Gift Box donors show there are many caring folks here, she says
TO THE EDITOR: Dear Pierce County- Have you ever wondered if there are any caring folks left? I would like to assure you that there are. Right here in our city and county, many generous folks made the Gift Box Program that serves Pierce County a success. A big appreciation to all...
opinion / letters
January 11, 2012 - 8:19am
December 9, 2011
UPDATED: Renters escape burning home near Plum City
A couple and at least two children escaped their burning home with only minor injuries early Friday. Authorities said flames were coming from the roof of a town of Union home owned by Yvonne Blodgett of Maiden Rock when an emergency responder arrived about 2:45 a.m. The home is...
December 9, 2011 - 7:50am
November 23, 2011
Letter: She appeals for help with funds to complete renovations
TO THE EDITOR: Dear Pierce County Residents: I have a question to ask.
opinion / letters
November 23, 2011 - 8:07am
UPDATED: Injuries claim life of 24-year-old Elmwood man
One of two men injured in a rollover accident early Wednesday, Nov. 23rd, died later in the day at Regions Hospital in St.
November 23, 2011 - 7:53am
November 21, 2011
Learn about restorative justice
The St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice Program has been serving Pierce and St. Croix Counties since 2001. The program provides the community...
November 21, 2011 - 2:39pm
October 27, 2011
St. Croix and Pierce Counties enjoy lower unemployment rates
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Reggie Newson announced the preliminary September unemployment rates for Wisconsin's...
news / government
October 27, 2011 - 2:05pm
October 26, 2011
Gift Box Program to accept applications beginning Nov. 7
The Gift Box Program is a non-denominational tax deductible service provided through CrossRoad Community Church to meet the needs of people in Pierce County who are in need and find themselves upon hard times during the Christmas holiday season with the purpose of sharing God's love...
religion / family / life
October 26, 2011 - 12:18pm
From the Sheriff: Ways parents can make Halloween safer
1. Choose bright flame retardant costumes or add reflective tape. Carry a flashlight or a glow stick. 2. Plan a route in a familiar neighborhood...
news / family
October 26, 2011 - 10:14am