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Wisconsin roundup: Rodgers won't dish on 'Bachelorette' brother; Baldwin heralds state's 'cheese, brats and beer' at DNC; eight more state news stories
Motorcyclist hits ditch, is ejected
Referendum projects take center stage
New county shop enters design phase
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Ellsworth 12U takes third at state
Plum City loses to Eau Claire Cavaliers at Carson Park
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
Volleyball: Welsch, club team place 3rd at nationals
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 8/2/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 8/1/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/1/16 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 8/1/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Our county fair is a celebration of how we all work together
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
Real Estate Showcase
Kathleen Vinehout column: Lack of rural Broadband frustrates fair-goers
“It’s pedal to the metal on broadband policy—for both consumers and competitors,” said Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman...
August 27, 2015 - 3:45pm
August 14, 2015
Sheila Harsdorf column: Delivering on property tax relief
Property taxes remain one of the top issues for Wisconsin homeowners and small businesses, as the annual property tax bill represents a significant...
August 14, 2015 - 2:31pm
August 12, 2015
Kathleen Vinehout column: Should Tax Dollars Go to Companies Just to “Create Jobs”?
Imagine how private firms do business with the State of Wisconsin. The companies provide something of value for taxpayers and, in return, receive...
August 12, 2015 - 10:32am
Ron Kind column: Protecting the Beauty of Western & Central Wisconsin
Each of us in western and central Wisconsin is keenly aware of how important the environment is to our daily lives. From supporting our farming...
August 12, 2015 - 10:23am
Warren Petryk column: Milwaukee Bucks Arena Deal Approved by Assembly
On Tuesday, July 28, 2015, the state assembly, with strong bipartisan support, passed legislation approving state support for a new arena for...
August 12, 2015 - 10:16am
Sheila Harsdorf column: Budget Bill prioritizes Western Wisconsin projects
While much of the attention during the budget process focuses on the largest portions of the state budget, such as K-12 education, medical assistance,...
August 12, 2015 - 9:59am
Kathleen Vinehout column: "County Fairs: Time for Creativity and Critters, Friends and Family"
“We were working on a peach pie at 11 p.m. last night,” a 4-H mom whispered. “We were working on brownies at 2 a.m.,” said another mom...
August 12, 2015 - 9:53am
July 7, 2015
Kathleen Vinehout column: A Flurry of New Policy Slipped in by Budget Committee
I didn’t expect to look up telephone laws reading the state budget. Snuck in the end of the Joint Finance Committee’s work is a law change...
July 7, 2015 - 2:28pm
July 2, 2015
Sheila Harsdorf column: Transportation fund facing critical crossroads
As the State Legislature’s budget writing committee, the Joint Committee on Finance, approaches the end of its work in modifying the Governor’s...
July 2, 2015 - 9:56am
Kathleen Vinehout column: Transportation spending: It’s time for a comprehensive audit
“Senate leader on budget deal: ‘I don’t know where we are at’” was the headline of a recent Associated Press story on the budget deal....
July 2, 2015 - 9:51am
Kathleen Vinehout column: State Health Marketplace needed to protect Wisconsinites
“Wisconsin has relied heavily on the exchange to expand health insurance coverage,” wrote President Eric Borgerding of the Wisconsin Hospital...
July 2, 2015 - 9:44am
Kathleen Vinehout column: Four (not to easy) ways to balance the transportation budget
“If it was up to you,” the Chamber of Commerce moderator asked area legislators, “How would you solve the transportation problem?” Budget...
July 2, 2015 - 9:38am
June 15, 2015
Ron Kind column: Celebrating June Dairy Month
As we celebrate Dairy Month this June, it is with great pride that we reflect on the importance of dairy farming in western and central Wisconsin....
June 15, 2015 - 12:29pm
June 9, 2015
Ron Kind column: Standing Up For Wisconsin Manufacturing
For decades manufacturing has been a key part of the Wisconsin economy, and we are proud of our manufacturing roots. In Wisconsin, 16 percent...
June 9, 2015 - 4:11pm
Kathleen Vinehout column: “I’m Counting on You;” Removal of Teaching Standards Fires Up Folks
“I’m counting on you,” Tracy from Mondovi wrote me. “The architects of the Joint Finance Committee’s education budget package wrongly...
June 9, 2015 - 4:07pm