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The following county highways will have weight restrictions posted effective at noon Tuesday, Feb. 21: • County Road CC from U.S. Highway 10 to State Highway 29 • County Road D from State Highway 35 to U.S. Highway 10 The weight limits are 6 tons per axle and 10 tons per tandem axles under 8 feet apart. A permitting procedure is in place for agricultural users that can demonstrate need. An application form can be filled out at the Pierce County Highway Department in Ellsworth, or found on the Pierce County website at www.co.pierce.wi.us .
PEPIN -- Laura Ingalls Wilder’s 150th birthday party Saturday, Feb. 4 was quite a hit. Organizers estimate 300 to 400 people attended; one couple drove from Oklahoma City for the event. Festivities took place at the author’s birthsite in rural Pepin and at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society’s museum in the village of Pepin.
In honor of Groundhog Day Thursday Feb. 2, the Pierce County Herald Staff chose their favorite movie featuring Bill Murray — star of the 1993 classic "Groundhog Day" directed by Harold Ramis. After reading about the staff picks, vote in the PCH poll to the right. ‘Groundhog Day’ is my worst nightmare
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 newsroom looked back on the team's storied history. Here are their picks for the greatest Packers moments: Lombardi Trophy comes home to Titletown
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The Pierce County Herald newsroom picked their top Christmas movies — which is your favorite?
PLUM CITY -- Each month, the Plum City Care Center picks a resident of the month to highlight. September’s honoree is Harry Bergmark. Bergmark was born Feb. 8, 1921 in Big Hill on the Bergmark family farm. His parents, August and Hulda, took over the family farm from his grandfather, Nils John, who came from Sweden. The farm was purchased in 1877. He attended Big Hill Country School and graduated as valedictorian from Pepin High School.
RIVER FALLS -- The corpse flower at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is entering its blooming cycle and estimated to bloom within 7 to 10 days. The corpse flower previously bloomed three years ago in August 2013 and for the first time in October 2010.
Current affairs TO THE EDITOR The local coffee shops, full of educated advisors, have been addressing the current affairs of the USA. The negative opinions outweigh the positive by a...
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