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Pierce County Herald
Getting to know who's on the ballot
Wisconsin roundup: Minn. man pleads not guilty in death of UW-Stout student; state budget briefings begin; 8 more state news stories
Prescott principal announces retirement intentions
Spring Valley water rates up 64%
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
Sights and sounds from the Prescott trip to state
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Spring Valley Cardinals
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Ethan T. Hedeen, 10
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
Kathleen Vinehout column: What's next in health care?
Kathleen Vinehout column: Are Wisconsin waters meeting water quality standards?
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
March 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers to get earful on high-capacity well bill; state to purge nonvoters from voter rolls; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin lawmakers will hear up to nine hours of testimony Wednesday on a controversial bill to relax state rules for high capacity water wells. The measure from Senate GOP leader Scott Fitzgerald would end DNR oversight for the repairs, replacements, and ownership transfers...
March 15, 2017 - 12:09pm
March 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man allegedly used nails as political retribution; poll worker training promised to keep 17-year-olds from voting; 7 more state news stories
Man arrested for throwing nails in political opponents' driveways LA CROSSE — Polarized politics turns into criminal damage in La Crosse, where a man faces charges for tossing roofing nails into the driveways of Republican supporters.
March 14, 2017 - 4:04pm
December 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker supports Constitutional Convention renewed proposal would reduce child support paid by the wealthy; and 11 state news stories
MADISON — There's more talk in Wisconsin about a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution. Republican Gov. Scott Walker was asked about it during a recent telephone town hall meeting. Despite disagreements from some law professors, Walker says he's convinced a convention could...
December 20, 2016 - 11:09am
December 6, 2016
Presidential ballots recount underway in Pierce, St. Croix counties
ELLSWORTH -- The presidential recount got underway Thursday in Wisconsin, including Pierce County, where efforts there were estimated to be among...
December 6, 2016 - 11:14am
October 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- A newly released email shows that the Green Bay city clerk rejected a state lawmaker's request to put an early voting site at the city's UW campus because the clerk thought it would help the lawmaker's Democratic party. The Nation first reported on the email from Green...
October 26, 2016 - 8:57am
October 24, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin public schools will lose $2.4 million in state funds this year, as more than 200 students with special needs use tax vouchers to go to private schools. The Journal Sentinel says Milwaukee is among 22 districts in the state that are being affected. Some observers...
October 24, 2016 - 9:39am
October 20, 2016
Why wait until Nov. 8 to vote?
There's still a third presidential debate and intense campaigning is being waged in battleground states. But many voters have had or seen enough....
October 20, 2016 - 3:18pm
February 3, 2016
If you’re going to vote, be informed
The year 2016 seems to be the year of referendums in Pierce County. Voters in Ellsworth, Spring Valley and Prescott school districts will face referendum questions at the polls this year. Possibly Plum City voters as well. Each district is asking a completely different question. Learn...
February 3, 2016 - 12:51pm
March 10, 2010
Editorial: Pick who'd best deliver justice
Geography shouldn't be the determining factor in choosing a judge. Credentials and character should be. The campaign for Pierce County judge has entered the final stretch, with Joe Boles and Bob Loberg emerging from the primary. Voters have five weeks to weigh which man is best qualified...
March 10, 2010 - 8:02am
September 22, 2009
Lawmakers vote today on longstanding bills
Wisconsin lawmakers are in session today and bills that have been talked about for years will finally get voted on. The Assembly is scheduled to vote on a bill designed to get politics out of the DNR, by letting the Natural Resources Board appoint the agency's secretary instead...
September 22, 2009 - 9:02am
August 11, 2009
Wisconsin is one step closer to studying Internet voting
Wisconsin is one step closer to studying Internet voting, and other ways to make it easier for people to cast ballots. The Government Accountability Board endorsed a five-year plan Monday that could also result in early voting on machines instead of absentee ballots and perhaps...
August 11, 2009 - 9:12am
April 2, 2009
Public Test Voting Equipment, Bay City, Diamond Bluff, El Paso
NOTICE OF VOTING EQUIPMENT TEST Town of El Paso Notice is hereby given in the Town of El Paso, Pierce County, Wisconsin, that a test of the electronic voting equipment will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. at the El Paso Town Hall, N5325 450th St., Ellsworth,...
April 2, 2009 - 4:03pm
Voting Accuracy Test, Trimbelle, Trenton
Town of Trimbelle Voting Equipment Testing Notice is hereby given that the public test of the Touch Screen and Optical Scan Voting/Tabulating equipment to be used at the Spring Election on April 7, 2009 will be conducted in the Town of Trimbelle at the Trimbelle Town Hall, N5310...
April 2, 2009 - 3:57pm
Isabelle Voting Equipment Test, April 7, 2009
Town of Isabelle Notice is hereby given that the public test of the Direct Record Electronic voting equipment to be used at the Spring election in the Town of Isabelle, on April 7th, 2009 will be conducted at the Ellsworth Fire Hall located at the Red Wing Airport, on April 6th...
April 2, 2009 - 3:56pm
Hartland Test of Voting Machines, April 6, 2009
TOWN OF HARTLAND TEST OF THE VOTING MACHINES Notice is hereby given that the public test of the Electronic Voting Equipment to be used at the Spring Eledction on April 7, 2009 will be conducted at the Hartland Town Garage, W6170 Cty Rd. EE, Bay City, at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April...
April 2, 2009 - 3:51pm