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PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 12/5/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/6/16 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/5/16 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/7/16 Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Wallace J. Harvey Estate; Case No. 16PR75
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
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EDITORIAL (Nov. 16, 2016): 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
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October 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- A newly released email shows that the Green Bay city clerk rejected a state lawmaker's request to put an early voting site at the city's UW campus because the clerk thought it would help the lawmaker's Democratic party. The Nation first reported on the email from Green...
October 26, 2016 - 8:57am
October 25, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
MADISON -- Almost 34,000 Wisconsin youngsters are going to private schools this fall with state funded vouchers, 5 percent more than last year. Milwaukee's long running voucher program remains the state's largest with 28,000 students, 2 percent more than last fall. Racine's voucher...
October 25, 2016 - 10:24am
October 24, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin public schools will lose $2.4 million in state funds this year, as more than 200 students with special needs use tax vouchers to go to private schools. The Journal Sentinel says Milwaukee is among 22 districts in the state that are being affected. Some observers...
October 24, 2016 - 9:39am
October 18, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Final U.S. Senate debate set; Trump suggests Ryan might have reason for cool support; 10 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A second and final statewide debate will be staged Tuesday night for Wisconsin's U.S. Senate candidates. Republican incumbent Ron Johnson and former Senate Democrat Russ Feingold will square off in a 90 minute forum beginning at 8:30 p.m. from Milwaukee's Marquette Law...
October 18, 2016 - 12:03pm
October 17, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix River Crossing delayed; clerks OK'd to fix minor absentee ballot errors; 12 more state news stories
STILLWATER, Minn. -- Highway engineers compare the design of the mile-long bridge over the St. Croix River, between Minnesota and Wisconsin,...
October 17, 2016 - 8:43am
October 14, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Police urge Packer fans to beware ticket scams; Feingold, Johnson squaring off Friday night; 11 more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- Green Bay Police are again urging Packers fans to be careful about where they buy their game tickets. Officials say a number of fans were turned away after they bought fake tickets from unauthorized sellers, especially on Craigslist. And it happened at all three major...
October 14, 2016 - 11:31am
October 13, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Marquette poll results show Feingold, Johnson in statistical dead heat; Trump support plunging in Wisconsin; 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE-- Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race tightens by the minute. Democrat Russ Feingold still leads Republican incumbent Ron Johnson, just like he has in every Marquette Law School poll since the race started in the spring of last year. But the margin has never been closer -- as...
October 13, 2016 - 8:57am
October 12, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: School leaders outline Act 10 fallout; Trump plans return to Wisconsin; 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A survey of Wisconsin school superintendents shows that small rural districts are being hurt as they lose teachers to larger, higher paying districts. It's dubbed "free agency," similar to the way pro athletes move to other teams to cash in -- and the Milwaukee Journal...
October 12, 2016 - 2:14pm
October 10, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: No rush to react to debates for state Republicans; union rebuffs public education proposal; 13 more state news stories
None of Wisconsin's top political leaders of either party gave immediate reactions to Sunday night's Trump-Clinton debate. Like many Wisconsinites, Gov. Scott Walker appeared more interested in the Green Bay Packers' home victory against the New York Giants, as his personal Twitter...
October 10, 2016 - 9:29am
October 7, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Weekend to bring visits from Trump, Bill Clinton, frost; 8 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Democrat Hillary Clinton will have two more people campaigning for her in Wisconsin the next couple days, including her husband. Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to appear in Milwaukee Saturday to talk about the economy -- although a time and place have not...
October 7, 2016 - 2:29pm
October 6, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: FEMA begins western Wisconsin flood assessment; state still the nation's big cheese in production;
LA CROSSE -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency teams are in western Wisconsin to assess damage caused by flooding last month that killed two people. The La Crosse Tribune reports that the FEMA teams dispatched to the 12 affected counties of western Wisconsin on Wednesday will...
October 6, 2016 - 5:08pm
Pierce County Food pantry needs volunteers
ELLSWORTH -- The Pierce County Food Pantry is in need of volunteers. The Hunger Prevention Council of Pierce County signed a three-year lease...
October 6, 2016 - 7:58am
October 5, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Analysts say Sanders' Wisconsin visit seeks young Clinton voters; group renews voter ID legal battle; 8 more state news stories
Bernie Sanders excited lots of young voters in Wisconsin when he ran for president, and Democrats hope he'll do the same on Wednesday for Hillary Clinton. Sanders will campaign for his former primary rival in Madison and Green Bay. Democratic pollster Jeff Horwitt says Clinton is...
October 5, 2016 - 8:39am
October 3, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Sanders campaigning in Wisconsin for Clinton; DNR program looks to spark more deer hunting; 11 more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- Hillary Clinton's former Democratic primary opponent will campaign for her in Wisconsin this week. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will appear with Democratic Senate candidate Russ Feingold Wednesday afternoon at Monona Terrace in Madison and in Green Bay at a Salvation...
October 3, 2016 - 8:13am
September 30, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Report alleges conflicting info given to voter-ID seekers; Assembly Dems seek DA probe into Walker John Doe leaks, 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A national group that opposes voter ID laws says Wisconsinites get conflicting information and surprise delays in obtaining IDs from the Division of Motor Vehicles. A federal judge has ordered the state to make sure those people can vote in November -- and Attorney General...
September 30, 2016 - 1:38pm