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Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 150-year-old iconic structure coming down
LIST UPDATED: Schools close Friday, Feb. 24
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: SVE seniors move on to the semis
WIAA individual wrestling: Six out of eight Panthers advance to semifinals
Prep boys basketball: Motley's hot hand leads Panthers
WIAA individual wrestling: Day one in the books
WIAA individual wrestling: Freund can't create own momentum
Spring Valley Cardinals
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
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Marilyn Elaine Brown, 71
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Real Estate Showcase
February 25, 2016
Warren Petryk column: Sparsity aid legislation moves on to Senate
Last week, the state Assembly passed Assembly Bill 824 which would restore some of the Sparsity Aid that Spring Valley lost due to an overage...
February 25, 2016 - 3:42pm
February 18, 2016
Warren Petryk column: Public safety bill approved by Assembly
Last week, Assembly Bill 591, of which I was the primary author in the Assembly, passed with bipartisan support. As I have reported in the past,...
February 18, 2016 - 4:06pm
Kathleen Vinehout column: 'This Land is Our Land,' or it used to be…Mississippi backwaters cut off to locals by railroad 'police'
One of the best spots to ice fish is south of Alma just down the dugway from Carrol Iberg’s rural home. Down there “ice fishing is really...
February 18, 2016 - 3:41pm
February 11, 2016
Ron Kind column: Fairness & opportunity for Wisconsin students
As a father of a freshman at UW-River Falls and another son who is a high school senior, I have seen first-hand how important higher education...
February 11, 2016 - 1:53pm
Kathleen Vinehout column:Keep private water companies OUT of Wisconsin
“Keep private water companies OUT of Wisconsin,” Glory Adams of Eau Claire wrote. She wants to stop a bill that would allow cities to sell...
February 11, 2016 - 1:51pm
Warren Petryk column: Requalifying Spring Valley for Sparsity Aid
Sparsity aid has become a staple financial support program for many of our rural schools not only in the 93rd Assembly District but for rural...
February 11, 2016 - 1:43pm
February 5, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Farmers seeks answers and action at the Capitol
“Just get it done!” The farmer was referring to a bill to change rules on high capacity wells. I listened. The chances of passing the bill...
February 5, 2016 - 12:10pm
February 2, 2016
Warren Petryk column: Rep. Petryk and others announce “Rural Wisconsin Initiative”
I, along with 20 other colleagues from rural areas around the state, including western Wisconsin Reps. Quinn, Bernier, Larson and Murtha, announced...
February 2, 2016 - 9:19am
Kathleen Vinehout column: Dismantling Civil Service passes Senate despite disturbing debate
One by one Senators stood on the Senate floor and told of secret meetings held with state workers. Supervisors had forbidden employees to talk...
February 2, 2016 - 9:13am
January 15, 2016
Sheila Harsdorf column:
Beginning a new year is not only a time to set new goals but also a time to reflect on the year gone by. As we reflect on 2015, I would like...
January 15, 2016 - 11:18am
January 14, 2016
Ron Kind column: Standing up for Wisconsin priorities in 2016
As we start a new year and a new session of Congress I will continue to fight for key Wisconsin priorities, including ensuring hard-working Wisconsinites...
January 14, 2016 - 3:00pm
Kathleen Vinehout column: Speed and secrecy kill democracy
“How can we digest all your work in this short amount of time?” Sen. Bewley asked the Chair of the Housing Committee and author of the bill...
January 14, 2016 - 2:57pm
January 8, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Whose property rights are most important?
“My neighbor likes to expand his lot,” Kelly told me. “First he put up a stone fence on our property and then he built a jungle gym for...
January 8, 2016 - 2:36pm
December 28, 2015
Kathleen Vinehout column: Looking forward to the challenges of 2016
“I spent all day trying to get an ID for my mother,” Joe from Union Township told me. His mother, age 84, recently gave up her driver’s...
December 28, 2015 - 2:06pm
December 22, 2015
Ron Kind column: Creating jobs for Wisconsin workers
There is no doubt that the economic conditions in western and central Wisconsin and across the country have been improving, but there is still...
December 22, 2015 - 10:50am