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December 8, 2016
Register of Deeds Vicki Nelson will retire at the end of her term in January. She was elected to the position in 2005 and has been a driving force behind scanning microfilm documents for online viewing dating back to 1977. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Trading vital records for hobby farm life
10 hours 54 min ago
Authorities said this item, delivered brand-new to the Pepin BNSF depot, went missing over the fall. (Submitted image)
Railroad, cops ask: Have you seen this thing?
11 hours 44 min ago
Funding for Wisconsin's roads was raised this week by Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling, who called on Republicans to forge their own plan before Democrats will tackle the issue. (File photo)
Wisconsin roundup: No charges yet in Saudi student's death; top Senate Dem tells GOP to solve own road problems; 8 more state news stories
15 hours 37 min ago
Property taxes drop slightly in proposed budget
18 hours 54 min ago
December 7, 2016
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Jury acquits man in River Falls stalking case
December 7, 2016 - 4:30pm
Market & Johnson employees poured concrete for the Ellsworth Fire Services Association fire hall expansion Friday, Dec. 2. This area to the west of the fire hall will house three new truck bays and new bathrooms. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Fire hall addition breaks ground
December 7, 2016 - 4:18pm
Judge James Duvall looks at Rose Marie Kuehni (foreground) as he sentences her Tuesday in Pierce County Circuit Court. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
UPDATE: Bailey family 'completely disappointed' in Kuehni case
December 7, 2016 - 9:32am
Rep. Ron Kind (D-La Crosse) visiting the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
December 7, 2016 - 9:28am
Certain ballots -- including write-ins -- were set aside for examination during the St. Croix County recount process. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix County recount appears accurate despite broken seals; changes coming to license plates; 13 more state news stories
December 7, 2016 - 8:56am
December 6, 2016
Ballots cast on touch-screen machines turned out paper rolls reflecting each voter's selection. Here, Gene McKahan of River Falls cuts individual ballots out as town of Gilman resident Linda Price assists during recount efforts in Pierce County. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
Presidential ballots recount underway in Pierce, St. Croix counties
December 6, 2016 - 11:14am
Town of Oak Grove resident Michelle Huber spoke against a proposed Prescott Sportsman’s Club shooting range to a packed house at the Oct. 13 Oak Grove Planning Commission meeting. She told the crowd she was nervous, but looked everyone in the eyes. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Oak Grove residents oppose proposed shooting range
December 6, 2016 - 9:31am
The proposed Prescott Sportsman’s Club shooting range is on 40 acres the PSC bought from the City of Prescott in August 2015, adjacent to the city compost site on 620th Avenue. The legal description is  SE ¼ of the NW 1/4, Section 6, R19W, Oak Grove. PSC representatives said the entrance to the range would actually be on 1170th Street, not 620th as originally planned, for safety reasons. (Submitted map)
Oak Grove PC denies shooting range recommendation
December 6, 2016 - 9:30am
The Prescott High School trap team took part in the state championship in Rome, Wis. in June. Pictured are (from left) Coach Pete Herpst, Mason Koller, Jason Maier, Ian Waters, Caleb Waters, Nicole Torgerson, Ben Herpst, Nolan Rohl and Coach Chris Patraw. (Photo courtesy of Chris Patraw)
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
December 6, 2016 - 9:25am
December 5, 2016
Angie Rud drives a wagon-load of passengers through the streets of Maiden Rock Saturday, Dec. 3 during the old-fashioned country Christmas celebration. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)play button
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
December 5, 2016 - 3:06pm
Wisconsin roundup: Ryan says Trump's tweets not a roadblock; Wisconsin milk prices keep dropping for farmers; 11 more state news stories
December 5, 2016 - 9:36am