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Pierce County Herald
Panel tosses out ethics complaint against Johnson; St. County County DA says ‘it’s good to move on’
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
Three way race to replace Dean Knudson for Assembly District 30
Looking good in the neighborhood: Nursing home needs cosmetic facelift
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
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Real Estate Showcase
Wild Side: Where did I store all that food?
Do you ever wonder where you stored the jar of olives in the pantry, the frozen pheasant in the freezer or the can of sardines in the cupboard?...
December 25, 2015 - 11:04am
November 12, 2015
Wild Side: Many plants still green in November
Last year at this time the polar vortex was bearing down on us. We had three or four inches of snow and temperatures were about 20 degrees below...
November 12, 2015 - 2:22pm
October 30, 2015
Wild Side: Watch out for friends and dogs when hunting
Dennis Anderson, Bill Smith and Paige Olson of River Falls, and Dave Jensen of El Paso were at our place at noon on Oct. 17 for the pheasant...
October 30, 2015 - 9:56am
October 15, 2015
Wild Side: Pheasants Forever fun at ‘HoppDakota’
Seventeen upland wildlife research biologists from twelve states got a break from attending a conference in Hudson on Wednesday, Sept. 30. Members...
October 15, 2015 - 3:11pm
September 22, 2015
Wild Side: Fascinating fluid dynamics on the Big Lake
The continually changing interactions between water, sunlight, moonlight, clouds and wind make for fascinating scenery on lakes. We’ve enjoyed...
September 22, 2015 - 9:57am
September 3, 2015
Wild Side: Aerial acrobats off to South America
This summer has been a fine one around here except for some high-intensity rainstorms. Rain has been frequent enough that we haven’t had to...
September 3, 2015 - 2:13pm
August 21, 2015
Wild Side: It pays to know some good knots
People have been making fiber rope for thousands of years. Our cave-dwelling ancestors used knots to make snares and nets for catching food,...
August 21, 2015 - 8:47am
August 7, 2015
Wild Side: Trout fishing in the mountains
Joe Paatalo (‘Joe Pa’) of River Falls is an English teacher, book author, avid trout fisherman and former player and coach for the River...
August 7, 2015 - 8:36am
July 16, 2015
UPDATED: Harsdorf, Vinehout split on vote to help finance Bucks arena; High court ends John Doe probe; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin senators ended lengthy closed-door negotiations before approving a new Milwaukee Bucks' arena late Wednesday. The vote was 21- to 10 in favor of a public financing package to cover half the cost of the $500 million arena. Six Democrats and 15 Republicans voted...
July 16, 2015 - 11:30am
June 30, 2015
Wild Side: Summer solstice is a fine time of year
Living in the northern hemisphere at close to 45 degrees north latitude, we look forward to this time of year during our long winters. We’ve...
June 30, 2015 - 4:03pm
June 15, 2015
Wild Side: Green slime stinks of greed
Here’s my recurring rant about land and water resources management. It was sparked by seeing a disgusting amount of mud and green slime...
June 15, 2015 - 4:18pm
June 1, 2015
Fishing derby is June 6
A kids fishing derby is scheduled Saturday, June 6, at Homestead Park on Perch Lake in the town of St. Joseph from 9-11 a.m. sponsored by the...
June 1, 2015 - 11:15am
May 28, 2015
Wild Side: Delicious fungus among us
Spring is a delightful time to be out in the woods. The sweet smell of wild plum and black cherry flowers fills the air. The spring ephemeral...
May 28, 2015 - 3:27pm
May 13, 2015
Wildside: Catching crafty crappies
Last Saturday Ken Hensel of River Falls and I went north to fish on Lake Wapogasset in Polk County. “Wapo” is a flowage lake in the Apple...
May 13, 2015 - 2:36pm
May 6, 2015
Trout Contest celebrates 40 years
On Saturday, May 2, the Eau Galle-Rush River Sportsman’s Club celebrated its 40th Trout Fishing Contest, held at the Ellsworth Rod and Gun...
May 6, 2015 - 4:32pm