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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 20, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Arson found to be cause of fire at historic Duluth home, security increased
DULUTH - Officials are stepping up security, particularly after-hours, at the historic Glensheen mansion in Duluth after investigators determined a fire early Monday morning at a nearby historic house was arson. Glensheen Interim Director Dan Hartman says when there's a connection...
August 20, 2014 - 12:08pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Former MU grad killed by ISIS
MILWAUKEE - Islamic terrorists in Iraq released a video yesterday which appeared to show the beheading of Marquette University graduate and journalist James Foley. An al-Qaida spin-off group called the Islamic State used the video to urge President Obama to stop attacks on Islamic...
August 20, 2014 - 8:13am
August 17, 2014
Old cars on display in Diamond Bluff show
DIAMOND BLUFF - The sixth annual Diamond Bluff Old Car Festival took place Saturday morning through mid-afternoon. Classic cars were lined-up for display on the field between the railroad tracks and the main road through town.
August 17, 2014 - 9:39am
August 15, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Zelich makes first appearance in court
KENOSHA - Former West Allis police officer Steven Zelich waived his preliminary hearing today in one of two homicide cases he's facing in Wisconsin and Minnesota. The 52-year-old Zelich was ordered to stand trial in Kenosha County for the 2012 death of 19-year-old Jenny Gamez...
August 15, 2014 - 2:49pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Visitation today for man shot by ex-partner at gas station
MASON CITY, Iowa - Visitation is this afternoon (Fri 5-8pm) in Mason City, Iowa for the Boston Scientific lawyer killed by his former partner Monday at a gas station in Arden Hills. Ramsey County authorities believe 48-year-old Kelly Phillips of Minneapolis was shot to death...
August 15, 2014 - 8:30am
August 13, 2014
Highway 10 upgrade plan meeting next Tuesday
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northwest Region will hold a public involvement meeting to discuss possible roadway improvements...
news / region
August 13, 2014 - 10:37am
August 12, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Winona officials to hold public meeting on recent flag burnings
WINONA - There's a public meeting Thursday in Winona to discuss and address a series of flag burnings in the community. Police have responded to 13 American flag burnings recently and most were on poles attached to homes. Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding...
August 12, 2014 - 4:20pm
August 11, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Settlement talks under way for fired state employees
MADISON - Settlement talks are underway between the state and a Justice supervisor fired for not keeping up with growing tips about online child sexual exploitation. The Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission said former Milwaukee office supervisor Willie Brantley was supposed...
August 11, 2014 - 5:30pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Primary election tomorrow
Minnesotans choose in tomorrow's (Tues) primary election which one of the four major Republican candidates for governor will be on the ballot...
news / politics
August 11, 2014 - 9:15am
August 10, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: DCI taking over investigation of officer shooting motorist
PLOVER - The Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation is handling the case of an officer-involved shooting in Plover Friday night. The incident happened during a traffic stop on Highway 54 when a 33-year-old Manawa man was pulled over for erratic driving. He was shot several...
August 10, 2014 - 9:57am
August 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Computer files only small part of John Doe investigation
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee County officials say the 15 gigabytes of computer files released Friday are only a small part of what was seized during an investigation of the county executive’s office. Governor Scott Walker held the position then, but he has never been charged with any...
August 9, 2014 - 7:47am
August 8, 2014
Ellsworth native wins Best in Show at Car Club Show
Dennis Meier's 1932 Ford V8 was named Best in Show during the 37th annual Beldenville Old Car Club Show and Swap Meet July 27 at the Pierce County Fairgrounds. @h:Classic cars and more @ct:Despite Mother Nature’s interference, people from around Western Wisconsin flocked to...
news / region
August 8, 2014 - 9:26am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Mom, two kids escape injury in home explosion
KASSON, Minn. -- Firefighters in southeastern Minnesota responded to an explosion and fire at a rural home near Kasson yesterday. Dodge County Sheriff Jim Jensen says investigators are working to determine why a home on County Road 34 blew up. A woman and her three-and-seven-year-old...
August 8, 2014 - 9:12am
August 6, 2014
Upper Mississippi River barge traffic to resume Friday
ST. PAUL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopes to have barge traffic moving on the Mississippi River in the next couple of days. Spokesman...
August 6, 2014 - 4:12pm
August 5, 2014
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: St. Croix County sheriff trying to figure out who fired gunshots at a semi-truck, and why
Western Wisconsin authorities are trying to figure out who fired gunshots at a semi-truck, and why. The semi was hit nine times last Saturday...
news / crime and courts
August 5, 2014 - 10:13am