Skip to main content
Pierce County Herald
Campers denied year-round access; land dispute continues to simmer
Pierce food pantry has a new home
Burger Battle champ title goes to Clyde’s Corner
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Wisconsin Farmers Union sends survey on low dairy prices
crime and courts
Volleyball: Plum City splits home tri while working out the kinks (w/video)
Volleyball: Panthers start season at Menomonie Sprawl tournament
Football: Cardinals lose in St. Croix Falls
Football: Ellsworth wins big in Colfax
Football: Spring Valley defeats E-PC on strong second half
Corpse flower set to bloom at UWRF
The strength of a community to be documented in film
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/6/16 Personnel Committee Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 9/7/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 9/6/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids - TRI Project #14901
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/16/16, Cleary Building Corp., Ellsworth, WI
Dale Kannel, 89
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
Karen S. Franson, 45
Harvey Roen, 71
Jeannette Miller, 93
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Aug. 24, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Aug. 24, 2016): Not hard up for news, and grateful for it
EDITORIAL (Aug. 17, 2016): Small gestures add up to big things
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Aug. 17, 2016)
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Aug. 10, 2016)
Real Estate Showcase
August 1, 2016
Supercross racing is coming to Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH -- High-flying, fast paced dirt bike and ATV racing will be featured as the preview show for this summer’s premier event, the Pierce...
August 1, 2016 - 9:00am
June 16, 2016
Construction to start on Ellsworth tennis courts
ELLSWORTH -- Ellsworth will soon have a brand new set of tennis courts at Summit Hill Park. The Ellsworth Village Board approved a bid for the tennis courts during a regular meeting on June 6. The bid includes a total cost of $243,803.40 from Menomonie-based Pember Companies, Inc.,...
June 16, 2016 - 7:21am
May 26, 2016
Wild Side: It's hard to be a bee in Wisconsin
Pierce County was once famous for its beekeepers and honey production. Hives around here averaged more than 80 pounds of honey each year. Light...
May 26, 2016 - 9:04am
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 11, 2016
Ellsworth tennis courts go to bid
ELLSWORTH -- The Village of Ellsworth is now seeking bids for the reconstruction of the Summit Hill Park tennis courts for potential construction this summer. The project, estimated to cost around $250,000, has been in discussion between the village and the Ellsworth Community School...
May 11, 2016 - 10:35am
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
April 14, 2016
Wild Side: Why go fishing in the fast lane?
Now that it has stopped snowing and the sun is out, my thoughts have turned to springtime and fishing again. There are few things more enjoyable...
April 14, 2016 - 1:37pm
March 4, 2016
Wild Side: Sweet sign of an early spring
This has been a wimpy winter with less than half of the average number of below zero nights and less than half the average snowfall. We had a...
March 4, 2016 - 12:16pm
February 18, 2016
Wild Side: Wild grapes climb for sunlight
Snowshoeing around our woods recently, I was struck by how many wild grape vines are clambering up into the tree tops. Last summer’s abundant...
February 18, 2016 - 2:29pm
February 5, 2016
Wild Side: Arctic songbirds on winter vacation
A good remedy for seasonal affective disorder, or cabin fever, is to get outside and get some exercise. Volunteers for the Kinnickinnic River...
February 5, 2016 - 1:15pm
January 21, 2016
Wild Side: Prairie enthusiasts restore oak savanna
Many of us enjoy strolling through a park-like setting with scattered trees and grassy ground vegetation. This seems to be a common human predilection....
January 21, 2016 - 12:15pm
January 20, 2016
Plans in works for new tennis courts
ELLSWORTH -- Ellsworth High School tennis teams have not played a home match in years due to the deteriorating condition of the tennis courts located at Summit Hill Park.However, relief may be on the way. Thanks to a potential grant from the United States Tennis Association (USTA),...
January 20, 2016 - 11:50am
January 10, 2016
Wild Side: Clean, clear, cold and free-flowing
This morning the sky is deep blue, the air calm, and the temperature is well below freezing. Wraiths of water vapor snake up from the Kinnickinnic...
January 10, 2016 - 9:16am
December 25, 2015
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