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Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 150-year-old iconic structure coming down
LIST UPDATED: Schools close Friday, Feb. 24
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
WIAA individual wrestling: Charlie Stuhl defeated in the finals
WIAA individual wrestling: Sam Stuhl wins dramatically
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth uses "guts and grit" in consolation round
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
January 22, 2017
EDITORIAL (Jan. 18, 2017): Seeing new candidates is refreshing
The 22nd Amendment to the United States Constitution limits a president to two terms in office. There’s a reason for that. In 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected to a third term as president. His fourth term began in 1945, but he died after just three months.
January 22, 2017 - 9:00am
POLL: Greatest moment in Green Bay Packers history
The Green Bay Packers play the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 22. In preparation for the game, the Pierce County Herald...
January 22, 2017 - 8:00am
January 17, 2017
Kathleen Vinehout column: Thinking anew about education
Two six-graders recently showed me around their classrooms. Desks were not in straight rows. Students were not waiting their turn with raised hands. I looked around the room. There actually were no desks at all, but tables and different types of chairs.
January 17, 2017 - 10:29am
January 14, 2017
EDITORIAL (Jan. 11, 2017): Before you cast stones...
The Herald appreciates that people see it as a source of investigative journalism. We take pride in digging into stories, gleaning facts from a sometimes muddied swirl of confusion, emotions and perspectives. This past year there has been enough village and town government news to...
January 14, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2017
Kathleen Vinehout column: Who should pay to protect and encourage fish and wildlife?
Wisconsin is number one in hunting! Don’t take it from me. The Department of Natural Resources has studies to back it up. A new DNR report...
January 10, 2017 - 1:12pm
Kathleen Vinehout column: What it's like to be a new legislator
“Good morning, Senator,” said a Capitol staffer. It took me a moment to realize the man was talking to me. That was 10 years ago. Last week...
January 10, 2017 - 1:03pm
January 1, 2017
EDITORIAL (Dec. 28, 2016): Realize you are enough
Not all New Year’s resolutions have to be ways to improve ourselves. Many resolutions focus on losing weight, quitting bad habits, taking up healthy practices such as going to the gym, maybe organizing the cavernous closet beneath your stairs, or vowing to visit aunt Edna once a...
January 1, 2017 - 9:00am
December 31, 2016
LITERALLY LORNA COLUMN: New habits in the New Year
It’s that time of year when some start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. Not me. Actually, I think they’re quite ridiculous. Yes,...
December 31, 2016 - 9:00am
December 29, 2016
EDITORIAL (Dec. 21, 2016): Putting everything in perspective
Forget piles of glitzy gifts under a tree. Forget frustration built up from battling crowds at store checkouts, dismay over post-holiday credit cards bills and guilt over not getting to every single holiday event. This year, my family has been given a gift money cannot buy. In November,...
December 29, 2016 - 10:00am
December 28, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Looking forward to the challenges of 2017
The turn of the calendar to 2017 brings us hope for better prospects in our public affairs. I am particularly inspired this season for the many...
December 28, 2016 - 1:02pm
Kathleen Vinehout column: Looking back on 2016
We settled into a deep freeze this past weekend. After a long glorious autumn, the third week of December brought frigid temperatures not usually...
December 28, 2016 - 12:51pm
December 16, 2016
EDITORIAL (Dec. 14, 2016): Do questionable verdicts spell trouble?
Is it a recent pattern that's afflicted Pierce County justice? If so, to the casual observer it's a troubling one. Last week, River Falls man Ricardo Moreno was acquitted on stalking charges. He was accused by a number of women over several months of accosting them in public, then...
December 16, 2016 - 8:00pm
Ron Kind column: Keeping Wisconsin communities safe
As our communities across Wisconsin have seen an increase in rail traffic we have in turn experienced a number of negative effects, including...
December 16, 2016 - 10:45am
Kathleen Vinehout column:Christmas Eve music and fun from our valley to your radio
Looking for a homegrown holiday treat for Christmas Eve? Look no further than your radio for a special holiday performance from Wisconsin’s...
December 16, 2016 - 10:42am
December 7, 2016
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
This week marks the 75th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor. The events of Pearl Harbor had a lasting impact on America: both in the...
December 7, 2016 - 9:28am