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Pierce County Herald
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
A historic moment: Prescott High School opens new building
Hager City man airlifted after rollover crash
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
New staff gear up for new year
crime and courts
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Aug. 25
Volleyball: Elmwood sweeps home quadrangular
Volleyball: Panthers return large group of starters
Volleyball: Prescott continues high expectations
Volleyball: Spring Valley goes 1-2 at RF quad
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen S. Franson, 45
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Diane Odeen column: Women's Equality Day
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Real Estate Showcase
August 23, 2016
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
WALKER, Minn. — The 25-year-old Coon Rapids, Minn., man arrested in connection with the abduction and death of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl...
News/crime and courts
August 23, 2016 - 12:43pm
August 18, 2016
Overnight, River Falls area house goes up in flames
Just after 1 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, River Falls firefighters were sent to a house fire at 653 Tradition Trail in the town of Troy. A neighbor...
August 18, 2016 - 9:46am
August 8, 2016
Northland Outdoors TV: Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
BRAINERD, Minn. — In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, we explore the phenomenal growth of the Minnesota Clay Target League, the...
August 8, 2016 - 11:20am
July 18, 2016
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
BRAINERED, Minn. — In this week’s episode of Northland Outdoors TV, we travel to the western Minnesota “lake that speaks” to learn about...
July 18, 2016 - 9:46am
June 23, 2016
Former NFL QB to host Spring Valley camp
Children ages 8 to 18 in Pierce County will have the opportunity this summer to receive instruction from a 12-year professional quarterback of the National Football League. Former NFL quarterback Sage Rosenfels is hosting an instructional football event on Saturday, July 16 in the...
June 23, 2016 - 1:00pm
May 26, 2016
St. Croix Valley Foundation Leaders Forum: building dementia-friendly communities
A half-day forum focusing on making the St. Croix County area dementia friendly will be held from 8:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 9, at The Phipps Center for the Arts. This forum is designed for elected officials, city administrators, and leaders within the business, education,...
May 26, 2016 - 7:58am
May 24, 2016
Summer Concert Series begins June 14
Once again UW-River Falls presents Tuesday evening “Chill on the Hill” free summer concert series at the Melvin Wall Amphitheatre on campus...
Life/arts and entertainment
May 24, 2016 - 9:10am
May 23, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Reported gun shot; lost dog; park blaze; horse spills
Officers responded at 2:21 a.m. Sunday, May 22, to the Harbor Bar, N673 825th St., Hager City, for a report of a man who fired a gun. The man...
News/crime and courts
May 23, 2016 - 4:26pm
May 20, 2016
Kayaking the Kinnickinnic
Thrive Women’s Outdoor Adventures, a ministry of Faith Community Church’s women’s ministry, offers a wide variety of outdoor activities...
May 20, 2016 - 11:08am
May 13, 2016
Wild Side: Rush River once produced bushels of big brookies
Brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, are colorful fish and the only stream trout native to Wisconsin. They once thrived in cold streams like the...
May 13, 2016 - 9:25am
May 10, 2016
PIERCE COUNTY SHERIFF's Blotter: Chasing chickens; bully tomcat; woman thrown from car; another woman uses bat on car
A caller reported Monday, May 2, that an owl got stuck in a barbed wire fence at N5476 1245th St. in Prescott. The owl was successfully removed...
News/crime and courts
May 10, 2016 - 10:08am
May 3, 2016
"America’s Public Universities: ‘A good investment, or no longer worth the cost’?” Let's talk about it.
The St. Croix Valley Foundation is sponsoring a series of “Conversations of the Valley” These public affairs luncheon series starts off on...
May 3, 2016 - 1:10pm
April 28, 2016
Arbor Day celebrated with tree donations to area students
ELLSWORTH -- To celebrate Arbor Day – Friday, April 29 -- Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services delivered 871 evergreen tree seedlings to 4th...
April 28, 2016 - 12:23pm
I-94 bridge work to affect St. Croix traffic with overnight lane closings
Work to replace the 200th Street Bridge over I-94 in St. Croix County will result in overnight lane closures from Monday to Friday, May 2-6....
April 28, 2016 - 10:11am
April 27, 2016
Wild Side: April showers bring out flowers in the forest
Recent showers and some mild thunderstorms temporarily delayed the early corn planting around here. I had a reprieve from farm-related work and...
April 27, 2016 - 2:44pm