Skip to main content
Pierce County Herald
Wisconsin roundup: Troopers anticipate Super Bowl traffic in western Wis.; more state news stories
MMS Lego League going to state
Elmwood looks to save money by refinancing Village debt
Two men killed in St. Croix County crash
Updated at 6 a.m.: Schools closed Monday, Jan. 22
crime and courts
Prescott notches first dual win, Sanford claims 100th career win
Ellsworth basketball: Girls make strides against B-W, boys pull off win over NR
Panthers fight through wrestlers out with the flu
Prescott basketball: Record scoring night for Brookshaw, G-E-T's Wagner drops 51
New club 'angling' to give students outdoors fun
spring valley cardinals
Old school Vegas in Prescott
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Gallery: A snowy day for pumpkins
United Way calls for grant applications
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY: 1/23/18 County Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMM.: 1/23/18 Special Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/19/18 Special Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/19/17 County Board Minutes
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/4/17 Board Meeting Minutes
'Best of' voting in Ellsworth is about to start
Former admin team takes on executive role at chamber
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Wisconsin State Fair seeking Century and Sesquicentennial Farm and Home applicants
FSA county elections results are in
Place a Business Announcement
Rebecca Jane Larson
Donald W. Roberts
Vernon J. Johnson
Bruce Jon Fleming
Viewpoint: Kicking us when we are down
Sarah Nigbor column: The circle of life
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
Letters to the editor: A cause for hope; Control freak force
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
Buy Our Photos
January 11, 2018
The flu is here. Make sure you're prepared
Last year during the 2016-2017 flu season, hospitalizations from influenza increased almost 143 percent over the previous season. The flu can...
January 11, 2018 - 8:18pm
January 10, 2018
Preparation is key to safe snow blower operation
With snowfall totals adding up, people around the region are getting their snow blowers out of storage. Before the next big snow hits, the Outdoor...
January 10, 2018 - 7:49am
December 4, 2013
Editorial: Beware - winter's on its way
Ready or not, here comes one of the more challenging seasons. The Wisconsin Division of Emergency Management wants the public to be prepared,...
December 4, 2013 - 3:07pm
October 17, 2013
Editorial: Seat belts on school buses?
There is a proposal in the state to equip new school buses in Wisconsin with safety belts. The proposal was brought forward by State Sen. Tim...
October 17, 2013 - 8:44am
Editorial: Swim safely this summer
Tragic accidents happen quickly. Drowning often occurs with many people, including adults, in and around swimming pools and beaches. Recent research by Johnson and Johnson shows 88 percent of children who drowned were under adult supervision, and parents are overconfident about their...
July 17, 2013 - 1:01pm
March 8, 2013
Plane makes emergency landing
A plane unexpectedly landed at Red Wing Regional Airport after engine failure today. The three people on board, the pilot and two adult passengers, were safe. The cause of the failure is unknown. To determine what caused the engine to malfunction officially, "you have to...
March 8, 2013 - 2:49pm
February 27, 2013
Editorial: Navigate winter safety
Winter's a time of the year when it's been said the weather's often not fit for man nor beast. What does that mean for pedestrians using walkways?...
February 27, 2013 - 12:48pm
January 3, 2013
Editorial: Cellphone ban a safety issue
Parents of high-school age students might want to take note. Wisconsin Act 164 went into effect Nov. 1 banning first-time drivers from driving...
January 3, 2013 - 10:25am
August 22, 2012
Safety tips: help keep kids safe, parents worry-free
It is recommended that parents walk the route to school with students before the start of the year to assess hazards and select a course with...
August 22, 2012 - 6:56am
May 2, 2012
Editorial: Bikes, cycles mean safety first
This message might be a bit late this year because of the unusually warm early spring, but the information is still valid. We are seeing an increase...
May 2, 2012 - 10:21am
October 26, 2011
From the Sheriff: Ways parents can make Halloween safer
1. Choose bright flame retardant costumes or add reflective tape. Carry a flashlight or a glow stick. 2. Plan a route in a familiar neighborhood...
October 26, 2011 - 10:14am
August 31, 2011
Hunter education course opens Tuesday at Hager City
HAGER CITY--Anyone interested in hunting and recreational shooting is invited to attend a Hunter Education Course beginning next Tuesday. The...
August 31, 2011 - 9:46am
July 13, 2011
Editorial: Be a safe swimmer this summer
Summer is just getting off the ground, yet we have already heard of several drownings in the Twin Cities area. Tragic accidents happen quickly. Drowning often occurs with many people in and around swimming pools and beaches, including adults. Recent research by Johnson and Johnson...
July 13, 2011 - 7:55am
February 9, 2011
Pierce Pepin brings ID program to Prescott
St. Joseph first grader Brynley Goehring listens intently as Officer Rob Funk explains how he will take her fingerprints.
February 9, 2011 - 2:39pm
July 1, 2009
Be safe when heat's on
The arrival of summer is accompanied by warm-weather images, such as swimming, camping, biking, hiking and picnics. People in northern climates tend to value high thermometer readings more than others because they're comparatively short-lived up here. And while the outdoor opportunities...
July 1, 2009 - 1:49pm