Skip to main content
Pierce County Herald
Wisconsin roundup: Unexpected deficit in Walker budget proposal; EMT service expansion proposed in bill; 9 more state news stories
Elmwood chief officer resigns; Sailer’s wants village to support expansion
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Credit card skimmer reported
Remaining 400th street bridge demolished
crime and courts
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Hunter education course taking registration
WIAA boys basketball: Cards road ends at state in defeat
WIAA boys basketball: Prescott was comfortable trailing; Hamilton never wore down; What next?
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
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/28/17 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRENTON: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 4/5/17 Hearing - Traynor permit (Residence
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 4/5/17 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
TOWN OF EL PASO: 3/24/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Bernard R. Hofacker, 92
Henry B. Hince, 70
Barry Anderson, 72
Lorena M. "Rene" Sailer, 91
Judith L. "Judi" Helmer, 52
Kathleen Vinehout column: Rural Wisconsin needs real broadband expansion
Ron Kind column: Keeping Wisconsinites from paying more for less coverage
Kathleen Vinehout column: Don't get rid of the treasurer
Ron Kind column: Answering your questions on the Affordable Care Act
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 8, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
March 6, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Walker to sign right-to-work legislation on Monday
MADISON - Governor Scott Walker will sign Wisconsin's right-to-work bill Monday morning in Brown Deer, at an industry where the CEO says the law will create more jobs instead of less. The Republican Walker will hold a bill-signing ceremony at Badger Meter. Yesterday, the MIlwaukee...
March 6, 2015 - 6:07pm
March 5, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate drops to five percent
Wisconsin's unemployment rate has dropped to five-percent. That's the lowest since August of 2008 when the Great Recession was just starting to emerge. State workforce development officials said today that the seasonally-adjusted jobless rate went down by two-tenths of a percentage...
March 5, 2015 - 4:31pm
March 4, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Former Kenosha police detective admits to planting evidence in homicide case
KENOSHA - Three homicide defendants and their lawyers are plotting their next moves, after a former Kenosha police detective admitted planting evidence in the case. Kyle Baars testified on Monday that he took an ID from co-defendant Markese Tibbs -- and he planted the ID, plus...
March 4, 2015 - 7:12pm
March 3, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Holmen man arrested in Iowa on murder charge
ONSLOW, Iowa - Authorities in eastern Iowa arrested a 29-year-old La Crosse County man who was wanted for the murder of his girlfriend back home. Bryce Anderson of Holmen was picked up this morning in Onslow, Iowa, near Cedar Rapids, after a warrant was issued charging him with...
March 3, 2015 - 4:47pm
March 2, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Opponents of right-to-work outnumber supporters at state Assembly hearing
MADISON - Once again today, opponents of a Wisconsin right-to-work law out-numbered supporters at a public hearing. As of mid-afternoon, most speakers at a hearing by the state Assembly's Labor Committee were against the bill, which would bar employers from forcing workers to join...
March 2, 2015 - 7:29pm
March 1, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Dispute leads to fatal stabbing in Wausau
WAUSAU - A social media dispute led to the fatal stabbing of a 13-year-old boy in Wausau Friday night. The victim was stabbed twice in the back. Two juveniles who said they were gang members had argued on Facebook earlier in the day. Six or seven young people drove to a house...
March 1, 2015 - 8:33am
February 27, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker's speech generates negative reaction
MILWAUKEE - Democrats and union officials decried Gov. Scott Walker's remarks at the CPAC Convention yesterday In Maryalnd, saying he compared teachers to terrorists. Both minority leaders in the state Legislature called on Walker to apologize. Madison fire-fighter and Marine...
February 27, 2015 - 6:50pm
February 26, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: One injured in fire at Lunda Construction
BLACK RIVER FALLS - person was injured this morning in a fire at one of Wisconsin's best-known road-building firms. Units were called around 5:30 a.m. to Lunda Construction in Black River Falls. The shop portion of the building was in flames when fire-fighters arrived. Media...
February 26, 2015 - 3:34pm
February 25, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Protests continue as State Senate takes up right-to-work law
MADISON - Today's crowd of right-to-work protesters at the State Capitol was about the same as yesterday's -- around two-thousand. They rallied both inside and outside the statehouse. Many chanted, sang, and screamed outside the doors to the Senate chamber as the debate began. ...
February 25, 2015 - 7:37pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Senate committee passes right-to-work bill
MADISON - Wisconsin's right-to-work bill heads to the full state Senate today. That's after an early-and-abrupt end to a public hearing last night, which somewhat resembled the chaotic legislative action during the 2011 protests over the Act-10 public union bargaining limits. State...
February 25, 2015 - 9:21am
February 24, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Right-to-Work Bill debated in Senate committee, prostests held
MADISON - An estimated two-thousand union supporters showed up at the State Capitol today for a rally against making Wisconsin a right-to-work...
February 24, 2015 - 4:01pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: 'Right to Work' not likely to draw legal fire like Act 10
MILWAUKEE -- Unlike the Act 10 limits on public union bargaining, Wisconsin's right-to-work bill for private companies may not attract as many lawsuits if it's passed. More than a half-dozen suits challenged the legality of Act 10 before the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled it to...
February 24, 2015 - 10:37am
February 23, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Senate goes into extraordinary session to take up Right-to-Work bill
MADISON - Another step was taken this morning toward passage of a right-to-work bill in Wisconsin. The state Senate's organizational committee voted 3-2 to call an extraordinary session for this week -- one that would exclusively take up the measure. It would prohibit employers...
February 23, 2015 - 3:45pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State's milk production up by 3.4 percent
Wisconsin milk production is off to a great start in 2015. The USDA said the state's output rose by 3.4 percent in January, compared to the previous year. That's a larger increase than the national jump of two-point-one percent. The Badger State also had a huge gain over top-milk-producer...
February 23, 2015 - 7:00am
February 22, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: AFL-CIO plans rally in Madison against Right-To-Work bill
MADISON - The AFL-CIO plans to rally in protest this week against legislation which would make Wisconsin a right-to-work state. Republican lawmakers surprised some by passing the bill last week, then Governor Scott Walker said he would sign it when it reached his desk. Walker...
February 22, 2015 - 9:24am