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TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
(Pub. Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and 12, 2016)STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT PIERCE COUNTY
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 10/3/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/29/16 Special Highway Committee Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 10/3/16 Town Board Meeting
Gerald A. Olson, 80
Irma J. Helmueller, 89
Shirley M. Bemis, 91
Dr. Gary A. Palmquist, 62
LeRoy Edson Burgess, 96
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Kathleen Vinehout column: Looking for answers
Kathleen Vinehout column: Who will be my teacher?
Real Estate Showcase
September 28, 2016
Cell towers given green light by Land Management
Are you ever driving down the winding roads of Pierce County, cursing your lack of cell phone service? That may improve, though how much is hard...
September 28, 2016 - 10:39am
September 26, 2016
Will ‘Just Fix It’ bring relief to Wisconsin motorists?
Wisconsin roads are some the of the worst in the nation. That’s with 71 percent of state roads “in poor (or) mediocre condition” and 14...
September 26, 2016 - 9:55am
September 24, 2016
Bottom line: Library needs more money
ELMWOOD -- Elmwood Library Board president Susan Dzubay was blunt when she laid out the Elmwood Public Library’s financial needs to the village...
September 24, 2016 - 10:00am
September 22, 2016
St. Croix County’s wind turbine controversy keeps swirling
TOWNS OF FOREST, CYLON -- For many residents of the towns of Forest and Cylon in northeast St. Croix County, the hopes of slowing down the development...
September 22, 2016 - 3:17pm
September 21, 2016
Huppert Water Utility customers are not happy
ELLSWORTH -- The Sept. 12 Ellsworth Village Board meeting took an interesting turn when a local woman was called out of order after confronting the board about a Huppert Water Utility agenda item while the board was adjourning to closed session. She brought a small glass container...
September 21, 2016 - 3:45pm
September 16, 2016
New chief judge appointed to 7th district
A Grant County judge will succeed a Buffalo-Pepin man in overseeing a western-Wisconsin judicial district. The Wisconsin Supreme Court appointed Deputy Chief Judge Robert VanDeHey to the role of 7th Judicial Administrative District chief judge last week, according to a Sept. 12 news...
September 16, 2016 - 4:43pm
September 14, 2016
Downtown SV is getting spruced up
SPRING VALLEY -- A new business may be coming to Spring Valley in the form of an auto body shop. Spring Valley Village Board members heard from Chad Parent Wednesday, Sept. 7, who discussed his desire to purchase a downtown building to run his business. Village president Marsha Brunkhorst...
September 14, 2016 - 4:51pm
A 5 percent library funding increase moves on to county board
ELLSWORTH -- Representatives from Pierce County libraries again asked for an increase in Act 150 library reimbursement funding at the Sept. 6...
September 14, 2016 - 9:05am
September 8, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker has no opinion yet on free computers for freshmen; schools evacuate, river warnings continue
Gov. Scott Walker is not sure yet if he'll support giving free computers or tablets to all high school freshmen in Wisconsin -- and he wants to learn more about it. State Assembly Republicans are making the free computers part of what they call a "Forward Agenda" for the next two-year...
September 8, 2016 - 8:01am
September 7, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Wisconsin one of 10 presidential ‘toss up’ states; flash flood watch continues; and 9 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A new poll shows that Democrat Hillary Clinton still has a big lead over Donald Trump for electoral votes, but Wisconsin is one of 10 "toss up" states. The Washington Post/Survey Monkey poll gives Clinton a 46-to-44 percent edge against Republican Donald Trump...
September 7, 2016 - 9:50am
September 4, 2016
ATV routes denied, rezoning under consideration
ELLSWORTH -- On Aug. 23, the Pierce County Board, reviewed and ultimately denied the development of two ATV routes. The proposed routes were...
September 4, 2016 - 9:00am
September 2, 2016
Prescott looks at energy efficiency funding options
PRESCOTT -- The Prescott City Council is faced with tough decisions for funding energy efficiency, deferred maintenance and solar installation projects, as was heard at the Aug. 22 meeting. Finance Director Vanessa Norby outlined each option, showing pros and cons for each. Options...
September 2, 2016 - 3:36pm
New Pierce County K-9 receives name, training
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce County’s new police dog shall no longer go nameless. The Holland shepherd/German shepherd mix was named Odin after arriving...
September 2, 2016 - 9:32am
Wisconsin roundup: State report describes care problems at King Veterans Home; Slender Man stabbing suspect to change plea; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Another report describes substandard care at the State Veterans' Home at King in Waupaca County. WISC TV says the state's health agency wrote the five-page report, which describes broken bones and other injuries to elderly veterans who reside at the home -- plus unsanitary...
September 2, 2016 - 9:26am
September 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Almost two-thirds favor immigrant path to citizenship; Harley Davidson plans 200 layoffs; and 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A new poll shows that almost two thirds of Wisconsin's registered voters want illegal immigrants to stay and get a path to citizenship. Sixty-two percent in the Marquette Law School poll favor letting undocumented immigrants who are now in the U.S. eventually be citizens....
September 1, 2016 - 9:24am