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Wisconsin roundup: Employment in St. Croix, Pierce counties lagging; Dunn County sheriff addresses water deaths; nine more state news stories
Multi-faceted journalist joins Herald staff
Vista Croix moves forward with development plans; Steamboat site may break ground by fall
Wisconsin roundup: Rodgers won't dish on 'Bachelorette' brother; Baldwin heralds state's 'cheese, brats and beer' at DNC; eight more state news stories
Motorcyclist hits ditch, is ejected
crime and courts
Baseball: Christenson gets his shot as head coach
Ellsworth 12U softball takes third at state
Plum City loses to Eau Claire Cavaliers at Carson Park
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
New UFO Days activities promise an ‘out of this world’ time
Meet the Elmwood royalty candidates
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
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
TOWN OF SALEM: 8/1/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Our county fair is a celebration of how we all work together
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
Real Estate Showcase
February 24, 2016
Referendum delayed, but boilers might not wait
PLUM CITY -- A November timeline for an operational referendum was preferred last month by the Plum City School Board over an April one, but putting boilers on hold remained a concern. Unesco, an outside consulting firm, has completed a rough order of magnitude costs toward holding...
February 24, 2016 - 11:04am
February 17, 2016
New system for Plum City/Union fire department on order
PLUM CITY -- A new system for the Plum City-Union Fire Department has been ordered, the Plum City Village Board was told early last week.The cascade system facilitates the filling of firefighters’ self-contained breathing apparatus. A grant award will cover $38,096 of the approximately...
February 17, 2016 - 3:59pm
February 3, 2016
Plum City looks at referendum vote
PLUM CITY -- Items in advance of a possible referendum were addressed by the Plum City School Board in December. An update on pre-referendum work and financial options was given to the board. Superintendent Mary Baier reported on such work as completed by Unesco, an outside consulting...
February 3, 2016 - 12:45pm
January 20, 2016
Infrastructure items receive attention
PLUM CITY VILLAGE BOARD -- Infrastructure matters dominated the Plum City Village Board meeting early this month.A blower at the sewer plant quit working, but village personnel were able to get it going again, the board was told. Also regarding the sewer department, an employee gave...
January 20, 2016 - 11:37am
January 13, 2016
Minnesota man charged with sex assault on child
PLUM CITY -- A Goodhue County man returns to court next month on allegations that he sexually assaulted a child in Plum City. Dustin T. Ehrich, 30, was charged in Pierce County Circuit Court with one count of repeated sexual assault of a child. The Cannon Falls man made his initial...
News/crime and courts
January 13, 2016 - 12:30pm
December 22, 2015
Grant helps fund distance learning center upgrade
PLUM CITY -- The Plum City School District is one of six districts in this region to benefit from the recent award of a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant. Plum City’s share of the nearly $200,000 total in interactive video classroom equipment will be used toward the first...
December 22, 2015 - 3:11pm
December 16, 2015
Funds for Bridge Avenue improvements approved
PLUM CITY -- Road projects were a topic for the Plum City Village Board early last week. Village President Doug Watkins attended a Local Road Improvement Program (LRIP) meeting at which funds for upgrades were discussed. It was announced approximately $15,000 in funding for the Bridge...
December 16, 2015 - 10:20am
December 9, 2015
Long-time PC grocery store owner dies
PLUM CITY -- Long-time Plum City grocery store owner Robert Hovde died at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire on Nov. 24. He was 84. The Rock...
December 9, 2015 - 12:16pm
December 2, 2015
Plum City village office to move in 2016
PLUM CITY -- Look for the Plum City Village Clerk to occupy different quarters in the same building by 2016. The clerk’s office will move to the site of the former local American Family Insurance agency, according to Village Clerk-Treasurer Michele Burg. Both have been housed in...
December 2, 2015 - 11:03am
November 24, 2015
Upgrades to Plum City High School approved
High school building upgrades were approved by the Plum City School Board Monday, Nov. 16. New LED lighting will be installed on the outside of the building. Doug Jurgenson of Pepin said his company can supply the wall packs at a cost of $9,036. Jurgenson estimated the use...
November 24, 2015 - 9:30am
Revenue limits impact, referendum options told
Although the Plum City School Board didn’t act on it, the potential for a referendum to be held in the district was clearly in the minds of board members and others attending a Monday, Nov. 16, following a presentation on revenue limits and referendum options. In front of an...
November 24, 2015 - 9:28am
November 10, 2015
Preparations for new seasons get underway
PLUM CITY -- Getting ready for the coming seasons was a theme addressed by the Plum City Village Board early last week. The street department has been in full Christmas decorating mode, the board was told. Containers will be placed around town beginning Friday, Nov. 20, to collect...
November 10, 2015 - 1:48pm
November 4, 2015
What is the future of the Plum City District? Community input is vital
The Plum City School District is seeking community input as to the future direction of the district. In a letter that went out to Plum City School District taxpayers last week, the work of a district steering committee was summarized, along with an invitation for public comment....
November 4, 2015 - 11:19am
October 28, 2015
Nursing home, assisted living thrive in change
2015 has been a year of significant change for the Plum City Care Center and The Seasons Assisted Living. And through all of this change,...
October 28, 2015 - 12:26pm
2015-16 budget plan approved in Plum City
The proposed 2015-16 district budget was approved by the Plum City School Board last month. The action was taken in advance of this month’s annual meeting, for which proposed resolutions were also approved. A discussion of the budget proposal included highlighting...
October 28, 2015 - 12:20pm