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Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
Residents convince city to pay more Lake Street costs
Rabbits need rules too
crime and courts
Football: Cardinals lose in St. Croix Falls
Football: Ellsworth wins big in Colfax
Football: Spring Valley defeats E-PC on strong second half
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Aug. 25
Volleyball: Elmwood sweeps home quadrangular
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
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
arts and entertainment
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
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/6/16 Personnel Committee Meeting
Jeannette Miller, 93
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
Karen S. Franson, 45
Karen Sue Franson, 45
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 13, 2016
Concrete work set to begin this fall
SPRING VALLEY -- A public hearing on the assessment of sidewalk and curb improvements was held before the regular monthly Spring Valley Village Board meeting Aug. 3. The area in discussion is a 2-block long section of McKay Avenue (both sides), plus one more building one block south....
August 13, 2016 - 11:00am
July 26, 2016
Referendum projects take center stage
SPRING VALLEY -- Facility repair and maintenance referendum projects are well underway in the Spring Valley School District. At the July 5 special school board meeting, a number of bids were accepted: Flat roof replacement and adding insulation at the elementary school (commons area),...
July 26, 2016 - 6:43pm
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
June 17, 2016
Downtown TID adds businesses: Facade loans available to more as result
SPRING VALLEY -- More downtown Spring Valley properties will be eligible for grants to beautify their facades after a resolution passed unanimously at the June 1 village board meeting. The Wisconsin Department of Revenue recently upped the percentage of total property value allowed...
June 17, 2016 - 3:53pm
Superintendent gives update on referendum projects
SPRING VALLEY -- Since the voters in the Spring Valley School District passed a referendum in April to repair and renovate the facilities, the...
June 17, 2016 - 3:50pm
Spring Valley water rates will see hike
SPRING VALLEY -- The last time water rates went up in Spring Valley was in 2000. However, they may be increased by as much as 50 percent, Spring Valley Village Board members learned at the June 1 meeting. The Public Service Commission deadline for applying to raise the water rates...
June 17, 2016 - 3:46pm
June 14, 2016
VIDEO: Safety comes first in Spring Valley
SPRING VALLEY -- Storm clouds and rain showers didn't deter children and families from attending Spring Valley Community Safety Day Friday, June...
June 14, 2016 - 1:12pm
June 13, 2016
SV Stagehands announce ‘West Side Story’
SPRING VALLEY -- The Spring Valley Stagehands proudly announce their summer musical “West Side Story,” under the direction of Gary Lukes...
Life/arts and entertainment
June 13, 2016 - 1:47pm
June 9, 2016
Two Cardinal classes spread their wings and fly
SPRING VALLEY/PRESCOTT -- Both Spring Valley and Prescott high schools celebrated the Class of 2016 commencement Saturday, May 28. Spring Valley...
June 9, 2016 - 1:03pm
May 27, 2016
Memorial Day observances abound in Pierce
Memorial Day observances will honor veterans across the county Monday. Below is a listing of area events. Crain-Ottman Legion ServicesThe Crain-Ottman...
May 27, 2016 - 3:43pm
May 25, 2016
SVHS seniors mark academic achievements
SPRING VALLEY -- On Wednesday, May 18, more than 225 people gathered at the Spring Valley High School Commons to recognize the accomplishments...
May 25, 2016 - 11:55am
May 18, 2016
Man injured in Spring Valley bicycle crash
A Spring Valley man was hospitalized Tuesday after a bicycle crash. The bicyclist, identified by Spring Valley police as Dean Rambo, was taken to River Falls Area Hospital after the crash, which occurred at about 5 p.m. at S127 McKay Ave. in Spring Valley. Spring Valley Police Chief...
May 18, 2016 - 12:01pm
May 16, 2016
Picture perfect for prom
Enjoy the Pierce County Herald photo gallery from area proms, including Ellsworth, Plum City, Prescott, Spring Valley and Elmwood. Elmwood and...
May 16, 2016 - 12:12pm
May 12, 2016
Two injured in rural Spring Valley crash
Two men were hospitalized late Wednesday in a Pierce County crash that authorities said involved alcohol. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash at 9:58 p.m. at Highway 29 and County Road BB in the town of Gilman. The drivers of...
May 12, 2016 - 8:58am
May 4, 2016
SV High School achieves national ranking
SPRING VALLEY -- For the fourth year in a row, Spring Valley High School has earned a silver medal in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best High Schools” rankings. The ranking puts the school within the top 10 percent nationally. Out of 19,908 public schools the multi-platform...
May 4, 2016 - 1:53pm