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January 4, 2017
Mike Shields stands next to his snow plow in the middle of his 12-hour shift. On days of inclement weather, Shields and other Pierce County workers may have to work an 18-hour shift. (Herald Photo taken by Matthew Lambert)play button
The unsung heroes of winter
January 4, 2017 - 3:05pm
December 28, 2016
Pierce County Treasurer Phyllis Beastrom stands on the steps inside the Pierce County Courthouse in Ellsworth, a place she’s been able to call home for more than 27 years. She will retire in the next couple of weeks. (Herald photo by Matt Lambert)
Not just a treasurer: Beastrom set to retire
December 28, 2016 - 7:33am
December 23, 2016
Obesity numbers up almost 9 percent in Wisconsin
December 23, 2016 - 8:08am
December 21, 2016
Anti-government man evicted from his foreclosed River Falls home
December 21, 2016 - 11:32am
Police released these images of suspects sought in multiple credit card-related scams in Minnesota and Wisconsin. (Submitted images)
Suspects sought in Pierce County, Red Wing, Woodbury incidents
December 21, 2016 - 10:42am
December 12, 2016
Revolution Plastics Director of Operations Price Murphy watches as one of his team loads a dumpster onto a farmer’s waiting trailer at the Pierce County Solid Waste and Recycling Department Monday, Dec. 5 in Ellsworth. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Ag plastics recycling program takes off
December 12, 2016 - 8:44am
December 11, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy Robbie Jaeger with his shopping partner during last year’s inaugural Pierce County Shop With a Cop event at Shopko in Ellsworth. (Photo courtesy of December Orpen)
Shop With a Cop, take 2
December 11, 2016 - 10:00am
December 9, 2016
Register of Deeds Vicki Nelson will retire at the end of her term in January. She was elected to the position in 2005 and has been a driving force behind scanning microfilm documents for online viewing dating back to 1977. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Trading vital records for hobby farm life
December 9, 2016 - 7:49am
December 6, 2016
Prescott resident Rose Marie Kuehni is escorted out of court Tuesday after she was sentenced on convictions for aggravated battery and hiding a corpse. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
Kuehni sentenced to probation, jail time in fatal shooting case
December 6, 2016 - 4:39pm
Ballots cast on touch-screen machines turned out paper rolls reflecting each voter's selection. Here, Gene McKahan of River Falls cuts individual ballots out as town of Gilman resident Linda Price assists during recount efforts in Pierce County. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
Presidential ballots recount underway in Pierce, St. Croix counties
December 6, 2016 - 11:14am
December 5, 2016
A Dunn County sheriff's deputy removes police tape from a town of Weston home where authorities say resident Justin Ogden was shot dead. The suspected shooter, Ogden's roommate, was arrested in connection with the incident, which remained under investigation on Monday. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
Ellsworth native shot dead in Dunn County
December 5, 2016 - 4:05pm
December 2, 2016
Filings for spring’s election opened Dec. 1
December 2, 2016 - 3:14pm
Ryan Mulhern
Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
December 2, 2016 - 2:29pm
December 1, 2016
About 20 people helped canvass votes as part the Wisconsin presidential recount process on Dec. 1 in Pierce County. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
Recount underway in western Wisconsin
December 1, 2016 - 4:24pm
November 30, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump listens as Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton answers a question from the audience during their presidential town hall debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, Oct. 9, 2016. (REUTERS/Rick Wilking /File Photo)
Local officials brace for Wisconsin recount
November 30, 2016 - 8:53am