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Pierce County Herald
Warning sirens will be hooked to county
Free consulting services offered to entrepreneurs, small businesses
Two candidates take aim at Pierce Treasurer seat
District will buy property to expand playground
New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
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
WATCH: Miss Elmwood 2016 is crowned
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
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
June 5, 2016
Motorcycle crash claims life of Blaine man
PRESCOTT -- A Blaine, Minn. man was killed near Prescot when his motorcycle struck a guardrail Sunday afternoon. The 46-year-old man was heading northbound on Hwy. 35 near 480th Avenue on a 2016 Harley Davidson at about 1:01 p.m. when he lost control and struck a guardrail. His injuries...
June 5, 2016 - 9:23pm
June 3, 2016
Photos, letters sealed in Bailey homicide case
PIERCE COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT -- Photos of injuries a Prescott woman allegedly suffered at the hands of the man she fatally shot in November and...
News/crime and courts
June 3, 2016 - 3:43pm
May 27, 2016
Memorial Day observances abound in Pierce
Memorial Day observances will honor veterans across the county Monday. Below is a listing of area events. Crain-Ottman Legion ServicesThe Crain-Ottman...
May 27, 2016 - 3:43pm
May 25, 2016
UPDATED: Prescott voters approve school spending increase
PRESCOTT -- Prescott School District voters overwhelmingly approved a referendum to exceed revenue limits by $1.46 million, preserving an effort by the administration to permanently bring spending levels back to where they were before massive cuts hit the district in February. By...
May 25, 2016 - 8:53pm
May 24, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: School funding hits home
What’s wrong with school funding? Explaining this to voters is difficult. Try explaining it to a ninth grader who is losing a favorite teacher....
May 24, 2016 - 4:59pm
May 20, 2016
Controlled burn torches nearby RV
TOWN OF OAK GROVE -- A recreational vehicle was deemed a total loss after it caught fire Thursday night. The RV was located at W11336 570th Avenue in the town of Oak Grove, next to where a controlled burn was taking place. The RV apparently caught fire, which was reported at about...
May 20, 2016 - 3:14pm
May 18, 2016
Prescott loses more staff in wake of budget cuts
PRESCOTT -- More Prescott School District resignations/retirements were approved at the May 10 school board meeting, in wake of the failed February referendum. Voters were asked to renew a levy cap override Feb. 16, as well as an increase in funding. That request failed. The failure...
May 18, 2016 - 12:08pm
Lake Street plat project moves forward
PRESCOTT -- The method for establishing how special assessment costs will be set for property owners on Lake Street was outlined at the April...
May 18, 2016 - 8:22am
May 16, 2016
Picture perfect for prom
Enjoy the Pierce County Herald photo gallery from area proms, including Ellsworth, Plum City, Prescott, Spring Valley and Elmwood. Elmwood and...
May 16, 2016 - 12:12pm
May 11, 2016
Prescott middle school team advances to DI Global Finals
PRESCOTT -- After achieving honors for creativity, teamwork and innovation in regional and state academic tournaments, a talented group of sixth-grade...
May 11, 2016 - 10:51am
May 4, 2016
Evidence sought from lab in Prescott homicide case: Recordings allegedly reveal threats made by victim
PIERCE COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT -- Recordings that purportedly reveal a darker side of the man shot to death last year in Prescott are among items that a judge presiding over a homicide case requested to be released by a state crime lab to attorneys. Defense attorney Mark Gherty said...
News/crime and courts
May 4, 2016 - 1:46pm
Pat Voelker’s career comes full-circle at Prescott nursing home
PRESCOTT -- For Pat Voelker, a 30-year resident of Prescott who’s married to a man with deeper roots in the area, returning to the halls of the Prescott Nursing and Rehabilitation Community as its new director signals a career in social work coming full-circle. Voelker got her career...
May 4, 2016 - 10:47am
May 3, 2016
Gone but not forgotten: Wisconsin Riders honor fallen officer Jackie Ryden
PRESCOTT -- Ten years ago, Prescott police officer Jackie Ryden had a fatal attack while assisting at the scene of a natural gas tank explosion...
May 3, 2016 - 11:09am
April 27, 2016
AmericInn hopes to locate in Prescott
Looking for a place to stay in Prescott? A hotel may soon be a reality for this River Road community. A planned AmericInn hotel project is looking...
April 27, 2016 - 12:36pm
April 20, 2016
Prescott schools further cut programs, staff in wake of February vote
PRESCOTT -- A failed February referendum to increase school spending led to staffing and program reductions Monday, April 11, when Prescott School Board members decided to eliminate teaching and faculty positions, or reduce staff hours and cut subjects outside the core curriculum....
April 20, 2016 - 11:33am