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Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
Funeral for drowned Ellsworth boy is Wednesday in River Falls
Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
Legislative candidates sound off in River Falls
Panel tosses out ethics complaint against Johnson; St. County County DA says ‘it’s good to move on’
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
Kyra Hayes, 16
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
EDITORIAL (Oct. 19, 2016): Calling a spade a spade
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 19, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 12, 2016): Don’t end up a tragic headline -- stop for buses
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 12, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 5, 2016): Carrying the torch of history
Real Estate Showcase
February 17, 2009
Primary election day today, only 10 percent expected to cast ballots
Wisconsin voters will narrow the field of candidates today for the person who sets the state's education policies. But unlike last November, folks won't see party monitors or exit pollsters. And they won't see a lot of people, either, since nine of every 10 registered voters are...
February 17, 2009 - 9:00am
February 12, 2009
Five choices in next week's primary for State Superintendent job
A former pediatric trauma nurse, a state deputy superintendent, a Principal of the Year and two professors are the candidates in next week's primary election for Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction. The statewide vote set for Tuesday, Feb. 17, will trim the number of...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Primary next month for State Public School Superintendent
As expected, there will be a five-way primary next month for Wisconsin's new public school superintendent. The candidates filed their nomination papers by Tuesday's deadline to replace Elizabeth Burmaster, who's leaving after eight years in the post. Burmaster's deputy, Tony Evers,...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Primary results for area Assembly district races
The races for the area's Assembly districts are now set following Tuesday's primary election. Rep. Kitty Rhoades easily fended off a challenger in the District 30 Republican primary Tuesday. She won with 87 percent of the vote; Bob Hughes received 376 votes to her 2,428. Rhoades,...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
Primary election today, but few seem willing to head to polls
It's primary election day in Wisconsin and while there's a lot of stake, most state residents don't seem to care. State officials only expect 15 percent of those registered -- or 637,000 voters -- to show up at the polls. They'll decide if 30-year U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis.,...
September 9, 2008 - 9:00am
September 8, 2008
Primary election tomorrow expected to draw few voters
With the presidential race in high gear, we have not heard much about Tuesday's state, county and federal primaries throughout Wisconsin. Election officials only expect a 15 percent turnout. But 11 incumbents in the state Assembly will have primary challengers.
September 8, 2008 - 12:00am
February 21, 2008
State primary election turnout highest in 20 years
Wisconsin's presidential primary had its highest voter turnout since 1988. Thirty-six percent of eligible voters went to the polls Tuesday. Just more than 1.5 million Wisconsinites put Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain closer to winning their parties' nominations. Seventy-three...
February 21, 2008 - 9:00am
February 20, 2008
Obama, McCain get Dairyland wins; Gherty, Cameron move on
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and Republican candidate John McCain came out big winners in Tuesday's Wisconsin presidential primary. With almost all precincts reporting, Obama gained 58 percent of the Democratic vote over rival Hillary Clinton who got only 41 percent...
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am
From behind bars Milwaukee alderman wins primary
Despite being in jail for almost nine months, Milwaukee Alderman Michael McGee junior easily won a nine-way primary for his seat. He picked up 32 percent of the vote Tuesday. Attorney Milele Coggs finished second with 22 percent, and the two will square off in the general election...
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am
February 19, 2008
Wisconsin in spotlight today as voters head to polls
Wisconsin will have its say in the presidential race today and it's a lot bigger than the pundits first predicted. A relatively high 35 percent of voters will decide a primary that many thought would be decided by now. Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are scrapping for...
February 19, 2008 - 12:00am
February 14, 2008
Voters to narrow candidate field at Primary
The field of candidates for area elected offices in this spring's election will be narrowed when voters participate in the primary election next Tuesday. Polling location and hours information is published elsewhere in this week's Herald. For area school board elections, only the...
February 14, 2008 - 12:00am
February 7, 2008
Union Spring Primary
NOTICE TOWN OF UNION Notice is hereby given to the electors of the Town of Union in Pierce County, WI, that the LOCATION FOR VOTING IN THE SPRING PRIMARY, which will take place on February 19, 2008, will be at the Plum City Village Hall (Senior Citizens' Center), 501 Main Street,...
February 7, 2008 - 12:00am
Editorial: Our turn, finally
Many people may be unaware that Pierce County and the rest of the state votes in a presidential primary Tuesday, Feb. 19. With all the early primaries and many candidates dropping out, it's easy to overlook that Wisconsinites finally get a chance to weigh in on that date. Polls here...
February 7, 2008 - 12:00am