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Barn fire kills 11 pigs in Trimbelle
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Suspected drunken driver nearly strikes squad
Prescott students advance to state literary competition
Final points heard before puppy mill trial
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Three SVE seniors all place at state
WIAA individual wrestling: Sanford takes fourth at state
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
WIAA individual wrestling: Charlie Stuhl defeated in the finals
Spring Valley Cardinals
Stagehands bring 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' alive
Century and Sesquicentennial farmers wanted
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 3/6/17 Meeting Agenda
AD FOR BIDS: Spring Valley School District, WI - Ext. Concrete & Site Lighting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 4/4/17 Spring Election Notice
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/8/17 Traffic Safety Commission Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 3/6/17 Town Board Meeting
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Cody James Skulski, 25
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EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
February 8, 2017
Walker budget calls for more K-12, UW education spending
Gov. Scott Walker trumpeted new spending on education and a reduction in taxes in his budget presentation to Wisconsin lawmakers. The Republican...
February 8, 2017 - 6:17pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker to present budget at 4 p.m.; competency exam ordered in Rusk County officer-slaying case; 10 more state news stories
MADISON — Republican Scott Walker will present the fourth two year state budget of his governorship Thursday afternoon.
February 8, 2017 - 8:31am
February 7, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Medical marijuana getting cold reception in Madison; Former U.S. solicitor general will try to help GOP keep district lines; 7 more state news stories
MADISON -- The state Legislature's GOP leaders are giving a cold reception to a pair of Democratic bills to legalize medical marijuana. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he remains against the concept, but he has not talked with his GOP caucus about it. Assembly Speaker...
February 7, 2017 - 2:04pm
February 6, 2017
Tax credits a help to state’s working families
Many low- and moderate-income working families in Wisconsin may qualify for thousands of dollars in tax credits at tax time. Together, the federal and state Earned Income Tax Credit can provide anywhere from a few dollars to more than $8,000, depending on household income, marital...
February 6, 2017 - 6:01pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker K-12 funding proposal stokes re-election suspicions; meteor fireball spotted; 11 more state news stories
MADISON – Gov.Scott Walker is proposing a big boost in state funding for K-12 education. This comes two years after the Republican cut school funding. This time he is calling for a $649 million increase. That is an additional $200 of spending per pupil in each of the next two years....
February 6, 2017 - 9:55am
February 3, 2017
VIDEO: Cold snap grows Nelson ice formations
TOWN OF SALEM -- It's no question the frigid temperatures are good for one thing: Roger Nelson's ice formations. Enjoy the Herald's video featuring...
February 3, 2017 - 11:54am
January 29, 2017
Getting inside their heads: Law enforcement receives mental health crisis training
HUDSON — It could be someone who’s experiencing post-traumatic stress. Could be someone with fetal alcohol syndrome. Maybe a bipolar episode....
January 29, 2017 - 3:00pm
January 27, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Bill limiting union influence on fast track; Wisconsinites at March for Life; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — A GOP-backed measure that would limit the influence of unions bidding for public projects is poised to move quickly through the Legislature. Sen. Leah Vukmir and Rep. Rob Hutton are sponsoring the measure on project labor agreements. A spokesperson for Vukmir said Thursday...
January 27, 2017 - 9:51am
January 26, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State audit criticizes DOT planning; private school tax breaks reportedly cost state less; 9 more state news stories
MADISON – A newly released state audit criticizes the Transportation Department for its budgeting process and a lack of internal controls.
January 26, 2017 - 10:57am
January 25, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker to unveil budget Feb. 8; White House orders up a Leinie's; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker will unveil his next proposed state budget two weeks from Wednesday. The Republican Walker plans to discuss the highlights in a speech to the Legislature at 4 p.m. Feb. 8, scrapping the traditional nighttime speech from previous years. Walker has already...
January 25, 2017 - 8:53am
January 24, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmaker raises concern over Walker welfare plan; winter weather to return; 8 more state news stories
A Wisconsin Senate Democrat says children could be hurt by Gov. Scott Walker's plan to expand the work requirement to get food stamps. The Republican Walker held briefings in four cities Monday to explain his plan, which would extend the current 80 hour-per-month work or job training...
January 24, 2017 - 11:18am
January 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Illegal gun use targeted in legislation; court date set for suspected cop killer; 11 more state news stories
MADISON — A Senate bill proposes tougher penalties on criminals caught with guns or those who illegally buy guns for someone else. State Sen. LaTonya Johnson, a Democrat from Milwaukee, is a co-sponsoring a bill that would make it a felony to buy a gun for someone who can't legally...
January 23, 2017 - 8:51am
January 19, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State of State prompted 'Scott Walker bingo'; rural roadway sees Skittles spill; 8 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE — Some of the state's legislative Democrats were reportedly playing bingo during Gov. Scott Walker's recent State of the State address....
January 19, 2017 - 11:08am
January 18, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State Senate votes to help cheese distributor; man killed in snowmobile crash; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — The Wisconsin Senate has unanimously passed its first bill of the new session, which would help a cheese distributor in Sheboygan...
January 18, 2017 - 8:46am
January 17, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Study names Wisconsin among best states for lovers; schools closed, delayed around state; 9 more state news stories
EAST LANSING, Mich. — If you're looking for love, Wisconsin is a great place to find it. A new study from Michigan State University says Wisconsin, Utah, and Mississippi are essentially tied for first place among the best states to fall in love -- and North Dakota is rated the...
January 17, 2017 - 10:35am