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November 4, 2015
This is the front of the new 55,600-square-foot jail/sheriff's department facility, which will front Highway 65 south of Shopko at 555 W. Overlook Dr. The sheriff's department will be located (in the rendering) to the left of the entryway, the jail to the back and right. (Submitted image)
Final jail design approved by Pierce County
November 4, 2015 - 11:36am
September 23, 2015
Jobless rates still very low for Pierce and St. Croix counties
September 23, 2015 - 2:33pm
August 19, 2015
Stevens Point lowers fine for first-time possession of marijuana; Possible tornado touchdown in Lake Geneva; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
August 19, 2015 - 8:20am
August 17, 2015
Wisconsin authorities said water safety will remain a focus in the coming weeks on waterways like the St. Croix River, shown here. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Mike Longaecker).
Authorities urge continued vigilance on waterways
August 17, 2015 - 12:39pm
August 14, 2015
County to utilize CodeRED emergency notification system
August 14, 2015 - 12:31pm
June 28, 2015
Proposal would expand loop trailhead near new bridge
June 28, 2015 - 11:17am
June 17, 2015
Pat Mory, left, and Pat Wiff of the Pierce County Historical Association (PCHA) have been busy putting up the “Pierce County in War and Peace” display at the River Bluffs History Center in Bay City. The PCHA will host the annual Pioneer Day at the center on Saturday, June 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. (Herald photos by Bill Kirk)
Pioneer Day targets war and peace--county style
June 17, 2015 - 2:30pm
June 5, 2015
Bison herd arrives in Afton June 6
June 5, 2015 - 11:53am
April 13, 2015
UW-River Falls students Eric Wenz and An Trieu make a presentation to judges during the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament held April 11 in Madison. Wenz, Trieu, and teammate Andrew Lind took first place in the competition, earning a $25,000 seed grant from UW-Extension and a spot in the International Business Model Competition in May. (Submitted photo)
UWRF student team wins $25,000 at Big Idea Tournament
April 13, 2015 - 12:34pm
March 20, 2015
Kristina Bourget, Mark Seidl
Bourget, Seidl seek area appellate court seat
March 20, 2015 - 10:44am
March 10, 2015
The Elk Mound High School team competes in the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest Tuesday, March 10, at UW-Stout. Elk Mound, which had a March Madness basketball theme, took first place and qualified for the national tournament in April. (Submitted photo)
Elk Mound wins Rube Goldberg contest; Plum City comes in second
March 10, 2015 - 4:30pm
March 3, 2015
Wisconsin Innovation Awards nominations now open
March 3, 2015 - 9:41am
February 20, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Officials stressing preparedness for oil train derailments
February 20, 2015 - 9:28am
February 6, 2015
Long-time fair groundskeeper dies
February 6, 2015 - 4:28pm
February 5, 2015
Late-night library sleeper triggers alarm
February 5, 2015 - 9:54am