Skip to main content
Pierce County Herald
Motorcyclist injured in Pierce County crash
Wisconsin roundup: Search continues for man missing on St. Croix River; pleas expected in Menomonie murder case; 10 more state news stories
Red Wing bridge open house
Water & Sewer votes on Huppert Water option
Daleiden says goodbye after 8 years
crime and courts
Ellsworth baseball: Matzek in the middle of comeback win
Ellsworth softball: Panthers blow out Amery
Prep baseball roundup: Plum City at a crossroads
Prep softball roundup: Clean sweep of local teams
Prep baseball roundup: Brookshaw hits three doubles in win
Spring Valley Cardinals
Choirs join together to bring joyful sound
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Little Golden Book, Gallery events, and River Falls Reads
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE: 4/25/17 Regular Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 4/20/17 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 4/27/17 Board of Adjustment Committee Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 5/3/17 Hearing - Skogen permit
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/6/17 Board Minutes
Jim Wall, 73
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
John 'Jack' Wallesverd, 86
Harold A. Fasbender, 75
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
Real Estate Showcase
Buy Our Photos
September 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Heavy rain brings mudslides, floods; White House race tightens in state; eight more state news stories
Flood warnings and watches continue Thursday for southwest Wisconsin and the state's midsection. More than 60 roads are closed in Clark County, and there are numerous mudslides and highway washouts in about the southwest quarter of the Badger State. Lake Wissota in Chippewa County...
September 22, 2016 - 9:44am
September 21, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Flash flood warnings, watches in effect; DOT proposes voter-only IDs; eight more state news stories
Wisconsin was hit with another round of heavy thunderstorms overnight, with more forecast for Wednesday. Up to 2 inches of rain fell north of La Crosse, prompting a flash flood warning until 8:30 a.m. in Buffalo and Trempealeau counties. The National Weather Service has flash flood...
September 21, 2016 - 10:17am
September 16, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker takes no stance on investigation into John Doe leaks; aid sought for western Wis. flood damage; nine more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker says he has no opinion on whether the state should investigate leaks of secret John Doe testimony alleging pay to play against Republicans. Walker held four news conferences around the state Thursday to promote a new transportation budget. And he was quizzed about...
September 16, 2016 - 9:40am
July 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
DOWNSVILLE -- For the second day in a row, a person has drowned on the Red Cedar River in western Wisconsin. Dunn County deputies were called late Monday afternoon to the Downsville boat landing in the town of Dunn. Officials say the man was unconscious when he was pulled from the...
July 26, 2016 - 8:51am
July 25, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State's Dems expect convention to end with unity; no bench experience for Walker's Supreme Court pick; 11 more state news stories
PHILADELPHIA -- Wisconsin Democrats will cast a split vote for president at their party's convention in Philadelphia this week. But by the time it's all over, they expect to be more unified behind Hillary Clinton than Republicans were in giving Donald Trump his send off last week....
July 25, 2016 - 9:18am
July 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
CLEVELAND – Gov. Scott Walker says it would have been good for Donald Trump to tone down his rhetoric as he accepted the Republican nomination...
July 22, 2016 - 8:43am
July 21, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson area struck by power outages as heat turns up; church admits wrongdoing; seven more state news stories
Wisconsin will feel even more heat and humidity Thursday -- which may be hard to believe, considering it was 98 Wednesday in the far northwest, and Milwaukee reached 90 by noon. To make things worse, more than 18,000 electric customers were sweating through power outages as of 6...
July 21, 2016 - 8:52am
July 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Ryan rallies Republicans at RNC; sheriff tells drivers to put brakes on 'Pokemon'; eight more state news stories
CLEVELAND -- House Speaker Paul Ryan of Janesville says tensions within the GOP's nominating process are signs of a party "not just going through the motions." Ryan spoke to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland Tuesday night, soon after delegates nominated Donald Trump...
July 20, 2016 - 9:16am
July 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: 'Heat Dome' to arrive Thursday; state GOP leaders cite 'troubled times' at RNC; 10 more state news stories
LA CROSSE -- Forecasters are already warning about the dangerous heat that'll blanket western Wisconsin on Thursday. The so-called Heat Dome will bake much of the middle of the country. Highs in the Pierce and St. Croix county area are expected to top out at 93 on Thursday, though...
July 19, 2016 - 8:16am
July 18, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State's Trump opponents vow to press on; Pokémon Go trips bankers' red flags; 12 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker has said that not voting for Donald Trump would be like voting for Hillary Clinton. But some Wisconsin conservatives are still not convinced -- and as the Republican National Convention begins Monday in Cleveland, former state GOP political director Brian Fraley...
July 18, 2016 - 8:30am
July 15, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Flood damage estimates roll in; latest job approval numbers in for Walker; nine more state news stories
Iron County now estimates $10.6 million in damage from Monday's rains and flooding in northern Wisconsin -- and that's just for tax-funded facilities like the Saxon Harbor. The salvaging of four sunken boats will begin there Friday, and the U.S. Coast Guard says the main concern...
July 15, 2016 - 10:22am
July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
River towns from Stillwater to Red Wing are expected to see water levels rise over the next few days, though forecasts are not showing flood stage being reached. The St. Croix River in Stillwater was at 80 feet Thursday morning and was expected to crest at about 85 feet early Sunday,...
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am
July 13, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State of emergency declared; 'Blue Lives Matter' debuts at Capitol; eight more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker has declared a state of emergency in eight counties in far northern Wisconsin where storms Monday killed a former mayor, destroyed dozens of boats at a Lake Superior harbor, and dumped 10 inches of rain. Fifty-six-year-old Mitchell Koski, a former mayor of Montreal...
July 13, 2016 - 10:27am
Downburst strikes near Ellsworth Town Hall
Downed trees and minor damage to a structure were reported early Tuesday after storms passed through the Ellsworth area. The National Weather...
July 13, 2016 - 9:55am
July 12, 2016
Flood risk shifts to rivers in northwest Wisconsin; Ryan will reportedly make major speech at RNC; Lautenschlager named ethics commission chair; seven more state news stories
A flash flood warning is canceled for northwest Wisconsin, but the National Weather Service says there could still be river floods in the region...
July 12, 2016 - 8:42am