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Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
Driver trapped in car after Elmwood rollover
River Falls man sustains serious injuries in crash
Spring Valley board approves number of lots for Red Fox
Myklebust and Livingston-Anderson awarded SARE grants
crime and courts
Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Prep baseball roundup: Spring Valley 10-runs Pepin/Alma
Prep softball roundup: Ellsworth can't keep pace with BW
Prep baseball roundup: Plum City snaps losing streak
Prep track roundup: Opportunities to grow at Prescott Invite
Spring Valley Cardinals
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
Choirs join together to bring joyful sound
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Little Golden Book, Gallery events, and River Falls Reads
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 5/1/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 4/28/17 Town Roads Review
TOWN OF EL PASO: 2017 Board of Review and Open Book
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 5/3/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 3/14/17 Meeting Minutes
Robert A. Gutting, 66
Marland M. Magee, 81
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Gabriel F. Sallander, 36
Jim Wall, 73
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
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March 17, 2016
St. Paddy's Day citizenship paves way to candidacy for Irish prosecutor
Rory O’Sullivan said he’s not sure if it was the luck of the Irish or just a coincidence that he’s becoming an American citizen on St....
March 17, 2016 - 11:47am
March 2, 2016
But is it possible for a Democrat to win?
November election: Challenger emerges for state senate seat
March 2, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 1, 2016
Super Tuesday will have big impact on Wisconsin primary; AAA: Most are afraid to ride in no-driver vehicles; 14 more state news stories
Twelve states and one U.S. territory have presidential primaries and caucuses on this Super Tuesday -- and what the voters decide could have a huge impact on the Wisconsin primary five weeks from now. Today's contests will determine which candidates get about one-quarter of the Republican...
March 1, 2016 - 7:02am
February 26, 2016
State poll: Dems in virtual tie, Trump leads GOP; Poverty in Wisconsin hits highest level in decades; 12 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin's best-known independent poll has Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in a virtual tie as the April 5 presidential primary gets closer. A new Marquette Law School poll released Thursday gives Sanders a 44% to 43% edge, and he has a 30-point lead among...
February 26, 2016 - 7:30am
February 3, 2016
Short-lived effort brought ‘God’ stickers to cop cruisers
PRESCOTT -- In spite of what he described as a warm reception from community members, a Pierce County police chief’s effort to place “In...
February 3, 2016 - 1:40pm
January 13, 2016
Wisconsin Farmers Union commends passage of Cookie Bill through Senate
MADISON -- Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU) Government Relations Director Kara O’Connor thanked the Wisconsin State Senate for passing SB 330, also known as the “Cookie Bill,” through the Senate on Tuesday. “Wisconsin Farmers Union would also like to thank Sen. Harsdorf (R-River...
January 13, 2016 - 3:22pm
October 5, 2015
Walker to visit UW-Stout Monday; Bus driver says fourth-grader saved her life; 13 more Wisconsin news briefs
MENOMONIE -- Gov. Scott Walker's office announced Sunday that he will visit UW-Stout on a promotion he's calling his “Working for Wisconsin Tour.” Walker was expected to tour the Fab Lab on campus, arriving just before noon. The tour is at the Applied Arts Building, 415 E....
October 5, 2015 - 9:46am
September 24, 2015
Assembly plans vote today on cutting Planned Parenthood funds; Walker won't take Cabinet post, uncertain on third term as guv; Nine more state news briefs
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Assembly plans to vote this afternoon on whether to take away $3.5 million in federal money from Planned Parenthood. The lower house will consider a bill in which the state would control its federal Title 10 money, all of which now goes to Planned Parenthood....
September 24, 2015 - 8:27am
September 17, 2015
Walker mixes it up with Trump in debate; Rotting meat causes evacuation of school, dorms; Nine more state news stories
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. -- Gov. Scott Walker questioned Donald Trump's business record during the second debate among Republican presidential candidates. Eleven of the 16 GOP hopefuls squared off at the Reagan Library near Los Angeles. Walker promised to be more aggressive than...
September 17, 2015 - 8:44am
June 18, 2013
Letter from Sen. Vinehout: The "Eat Dessert First" budget
"I love to eat dessert first," the Prescott man said as he munched on cake. He smiled and said, "The problem is you don't have room for the good...
June 18, 2013 - 3:44pm
June 17, 2013
Government and Political Roundup: Full legislature to debate budget tomorow
The full Wisconsin Legislature will start acting on the new state budget tomorrow. In a different tactic from recent years, the G-O-P majority...
June 17, 2013 - 9:31am
June 14, 2013
Government and Political Roundup: Assemblywoman reveals she was raped as a child
As the result of an intense political debate, voters around Wausau are learning today that their new state representative was raped as a child....
June 14, 2013 - 9:31am
June 13, 2013
Government and Political Roundup: Farm Bill battle now between conference committees
It now appears that the battle over the Farm Bill will be fought in a House-Senate conference committee. Republican House Speaker John Boehner...
June 13, 2013 - 9:29am
June 12, 2013
Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Medicaid Plan: Do Lawmakers really know all the details?
"We want to make things better," one of the Finance Committee members recently told his colleagues. This Medicaid plan, he said, "Protects taxpayers,...
June 12, 2013 - 11:44am
Letter from Rep. Petryk: Joint Finance Committee approves budget bill
The work on the Wisconsin budget bill (Assembly Bill 40) by the Joint Finance Committee (JFC) is now complete and the bill moves on to the full...
June 12, 2013 - 11:33am