Skip to main content
Pierce County Herald
Sheriff’s office to join in drive sober campaign
Committee eliminates two jail sites
Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Help those working hard and help lower others' premium costs
Minnesota man arrested in 1983 Texas murder case
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: State confirms its first case of West Nile virus
crime and courts
Prescott to hold Fun Run/Walk Sept. 6
Wild Side: Masters of Camoflage
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Brewers' lead down to 1.5 games as Brewers lose, Cards win
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Cleveland shuts out Twins, goes for sweep this afternoon
Spring Valley hopes home schedule will offset graduation losses
Thanks to the Auxiliary, sick children will receive Christmas stockings
Party pals in El Paso
Auditions for Spring Valley show this weekend
Ellsworth Library’s summer reading winners named
arts and entertainment
Daniel Truckenbrod, 53
Adolph "Bud" Hanken, 85
Dianne M. Brenner, 77
Sandy D. Kinneman, 72
Arlene Nelson, 87
PIERCE COUNTY: 8/26/14 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 8/21/14 Board of Health Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 8/25/14 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE: 8/28/14 Meeting Agenda
SUMMONS: Associated Bank v. Samuel Khoury, et al.; Case 14-CV-152
Old Cowbelle; Message in the blue
Old Cowbelle: School time again
Cow Belle: Community Prayer Chain?
Old Cowbelle: Heritage
August 26, 2009
Pro-tobacco groups outspend opponents 7-1; $1.25 million in 6 months
Pro-tobacco groups spent a record $1.25 million lobbying in the first half of 2009. Those figures are according to David Ahrens, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center. Ahrens says this was the first time the "million dollar threshold" has been crossed....
August 26, 2009 - 9:00am
February 24, 2009
Ryan says actual cost of Obama spending plan could top $3 trillion
President Barack Obama has told local leaders to use their economic stimulus funds for one-time projects that won't be repeated. But according to U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., of Janesville, the real cost of the stimulus package will end up being $3 trillion if its spending is continued...
February 24, 2009 - 9:00am
February 20, 2009
Lawmakers will try to stop Doyle from ending wasteful spending law
Some Wisconsin legislators say they'll try to stop the governor from ending a state law that avoids wasteful spending on government contracts. Gov. Jim Doyle's proposed budget would eliminate a three-year old law that requires a cost-benefit analysis before outsourcing any work...
February 20, 2009 - 9:07am
February 17, 2009
Three Madison area Democrats could decide how Wisconsin spends Fed stimulus
Three Madison area Democrats could have the final say on how $2 billion in federal economic stimulus money is spent. Democrats are pushing a bill through the Legislature in which Gov. Jim Doyle would propose all the projects and the two chairs of the Legislature's Joint Finance...
February 17, 2009 - 9:00am
February 10, 2009
Kohl, Feingold vote to move mega spending bill forward
U.S. senators are expected to pass their version of the $838 billion spending package today (Tuesday). Wisconsin Democrats U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl and U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold set the stage for the vote Monday by joining 59 others in cutting off debate. Thirty-six Republicans voted...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Martell Highway Spending Referendum
Town of Martell Resolution Number: 2008-4 RESOLUTION FOR REFERENDUM Whereas, the Town of Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin, held a Town Board meeting at which it was determined that the Town Board wishes to place a highway spending referendum on the September 9th, 2008 election, Therefore,...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
State teachers earn just below national average, but benefits way above
Wisconsin ranks 20th in the nation in teacher salaries, but is sixth when it comes to teachers' benefits. The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance recently released their findings on how Wisconsin funds its schools and teachers, using figures from 2006. In their report the alliance noted...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
February 20, 2008
Senate approves public funding for state Supreme Court races
It looks like the state Legislature will not halt the partisan big-money Supreme Court campaigns anytime soon. The Senate voted 23-10 Tuesday in favor of more tax funding and stricter contribution limits for the justice candidates. Assembly Speaker Rep. Mike Huebsch, R-West Salem,...
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am