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Pierce County Herald
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
A historic moment: Prescott High School opens new building
Hager City man airlifted after rollover crash
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
New staff gear up for new year
crime and courts
Football: Ellsworth wins big in Colfax
Football: Spring Valley defeats E-PC on strong second half
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Aug. 25
Volleyball: Elmwood sweeps home quadrangular
Volleyball: Panthers return large group of starters
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Karen S. Franson, 45
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Diane Odeen column: Women's Equality Day
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Real Estate Showcase
March 8, 2016
Ron Kind column: Fixing our broken campaign finance system
In recent months, I have heard from many of the residents of Wisconsin’s Third District about the need for a more transparent and accountable...
March 8, 2016 - 9:55am
Warren Petryk column: “WI Cares” Legislation, improving access to mental health care and dementia resources
During the final days of the Assembly session, my colleagues and I supported and passed a package of bills to provide better access to mental...
March 8, 2016 - 9:50am
Kathleen Vinehout column: Speed and secrecy versus deliberate democracy
“All your work has made a real difference,” Linda, my staffer, told Mrs. Gifford. She and her husband traveled to Madison to personally...
March 8, 2016 - 9:26am
February 29, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Budget cuts to education cost all of us
“We hired a great inorganic chemistry professor last year,” Mike, a UW-River Falls chemistry professor, told me. “Unfortunately she’s...
February 29, 2016 - 12:35pm
February 25, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: People make a difference despite haste at the Capitol
“What can we, as ordinary citizens, do to keep the legislature and the governor from passing/signing house bill 554? It scares the heck out...
February 25, 2016 - 3:53pm
Ron Kind column: Increasing access to broadband in rural areas
For years I have been fighting to provide access to broadband internet services to western and central Wisconsin. Broadband internet is necessary...
February 25, 2016 - 3:44pm
Warren Petryk column: Sparsity aid legislation moves on to Senate
Last week, the state Assembly passed Assembly Bill 824 which would restore some of the Sparsity Aid that Spring Valley lost due to an overage...
February 25, 2016 - 3:42pm
February 18, 2016
Warren Petryk column: Public safety bill approved by Assembly
Last week, Assembly Bill 591, of which I was the primary author in the Assembly, passed with bipartisan support. As I have reported in the past,...
February 18, 2016 - 4:06pm
Kathleen Vinehout column: 'This Land is Our Land,' or it used to be…Mississippi backwaters cut off to locals by railroad 'police'
One of the best spots to ice fish is south of Alma just down the dugway from Carrol Iberg’s rural home. Down there “ice fishing is really...
February 18, 2016 - 3:41pm
February 11, 2016
Ron Kind column: Fairness & opportunity for Wisconsin students
As a father of a freshman at UW-River Falls and another son who is a high school senior, I have seen first-hand how important higher education...
February 11, 2016 - 1:53pm
Kathleen Vinehout column:Keep private water companies OUT of Wisconsin
“Keep private water companies OUT of Wisconsin,” Glory Adams of Eau Claire wrote. She wants to stop a bill that would allow cities to sell...
February 11, 2016 - 1:51pm
Warren Petryk column: Requalifying Spring Valley for Sparsity Aid
Sparsity aid has become a staple financial support program for many of our rural schools not only in the 93rd Assembly District but for rural...
February 11, 2016 - 1:43pm
February 5, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Farmers seeks answers and action at the Capitol
“Just get it done!” The farmer was referring to a bill to change rules on high capacity wells. I listened. The chances of passing the bill...
February 5, 2016 - 12:10pm
February 2, 2016
Warren Petryk column: Rep. Petryk and others announce “Rural Wisconsin Initiative”
I, along with 20 other colleagues from rural areas around the state, including western Wisconsin Reps. Quinn, Bernier, Larson and Murtha, announced...
February 2, 2016 - 9:19am
Kathleen Vinehout column: Dismantling Civil Service passes Senate despite disturbing debate
One by one Senators stood on the Senate floor and told of secret meetings held with state workers. Supervisors had forbidden employees to talk...
February 2, 2016 - 9:13am