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The Pierce County Herald welcomes news tips, photos, video and letters to the editor.

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Photos and video
Images are preferred in the .jpg format and high resolution. Videos should be .mp4 or .mov format. Contact us for instructions on submitting video or several photos, as file sizes may prevent them from being sent through email.

Media submitted for consideration must be an original, non-published work that does not infringe on any privacy, intellectual property or other rights of any third parties, and that the entrant either owns or has rights to convey any and all right and title in the submission.

A person submitting photos or video grants the Pierce County Herald non-exclusive, royalty-free copyright license to publish them online or in print and to republish them at any time in the future in any Pierce County Herald, RiverTown Multimedia or Forum Communications Co. media.

Submissions must be an accurate representation of the scene, and not digitally altered in any way.

Please tell us who made the content, where and when it was taken and identify people who might be included in it. Feel free to add any other comments you think might be helpful.

If you are submitting a photo for the Facebook Cover Photo of Week, please email and indicate that in the message. Photo of the Week submissions are due by 8 a.m. Wednesdays.


Letters to the editor
The Pierce County Herald welcomes readers’ letter and viewpoint submissions. If you wish to submit a letter, please limit it to 350 words or less.

At the editor’s discretion, the Herald may consider publishing longer submissions as viewpoints, which generally are limited to 650 words.

Letter and viewpoint submissions must be signed and contain your name, address and email or phone number for verification purposes.

Email your submission to:

You can mail a letter or viewpoint submission to: Pierce County Herald, 126 S. Chestnut Street, Ellsworth, WI 54011-4117.

Reader submissions must be received no later than 4 p.m. Friday to be considered for publication in the following week’s paper. For details, call 715-273-4334.