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Filings for spring’s election opened Dec. 1
Hudson man charged in River Falls rape case
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Wisconsin news: Walker to consider limiting recounts as Wisconsin effort enters second day; 10 more state news stories
Failure to yield factor in Ellsworth collision
crime and courts
Ellsworth Invitational: Hosts earn victory
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
Prep girls basketball: Cardinals grounded by zone
Prep boys basketball: Shots fall, Panthers earn road win
Prep boys basketball: Plum City/Elmwood grinds out a win; Spring Valley wins
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
‘Silent Night’ marks 20 years of holiday cheer
arts and entertainment
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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Vernon Anderson, 92
Cynthia Beebe, 64
Tim M. Blodgett, 76
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
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 23, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 16, 2016): 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
December 2, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: The best idea for a bill comes from you
“Where do you get ideas for bills?” a woman at a café recently asked me.“The best ideas for bills come from people like you,” I told...
December 2, 2016 - 7:09am
November 27, 2016
LITERALLY LORNA COLUMN: Toastmasters? I’ve heard of it...
Many people don’t know what Toastmasters is. Bottom line: it’s an inexpensive education in communications. I think you’d agree that we...
November 27, 2016 - 2:52pm
November 21, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: School budget proposal brings needed relief
“Over the past four years, we have seen an increased reliance on referenda to keep the lights on,” State Superintendent Tony Evers announced...
November 21, 2016 - 3:57pm
Ron Kind column: Working together for Wisconsin
Those of us living in central and western Wisconsin know that there is more that unifies us than divides us. As the dust of a long and difficult...
November 21, 2016 - 3:51pm
Kathleen Vinehout column: Back to the woods
“See that scrape?” Lisa pointed to a large area of bare dirt. “That’s not made by a tractor tire.” “And look at the branches above,”...
November 21, 2016 - 3:42pm
November 10, 2016
KATHLEEN VINEHOUT COLUMN: Joining hands and respecting differences
“We try very hard to not have political discussions at our family gatherings,” my friend told me over dinner. “How sad,” I replied....
November 10, 2016 - 9:19am
November 7, 2016
Opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership evident in dairy producer survey
CHIPPEWA FALLS -- Responses to a recent survey sent out by Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU) indicate dairy farmers throughout the state are against...
November 7, 2016 - 9:56am
November 1, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column:Local referenda replace lack of state education funds
From Arrowhead to West Salem, voters across the state are considering the future of their school districts when they go to the polls. Citizens...
November 1, 2016 - 11:09am
October 30, 2016
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Nov. 8 is time to make a choice
PLUM CITY -- As we approach Nov. 8, there are probably many who will be relieved to vote and move on to Nov. 9. Yet, the American Democracy depends...
October 30, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 13, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
“I am paying for private schools with my taxes?” the women from Pepin asked following my presentation at a recent Town Hall meeting. “Yes,...
October 13, 2016 - 9:32am
October 8, 2016
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
PLUM CITY -- I have been fortunate in my career to work in some quality K-12 school districts. One of the reasons I decided to come to Plum City...
October 8, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 29, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
“There used to be a real nice coffee shop. But they turned it into vending machines,” David Wedde told the Joint Committee on Audit. To many...
September 29, 2016 - 10:18am
September 22, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Funding roads is an important job for state leaders. Nine cents of every state budget dollar goes towards transportation. In the vagaries of...
September 22, 2016 - 3:36pm
September 14, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
“Happy Birthday!” I told 80 auditors and other legislative leaders at a recent Capitol gathering. The nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau...
September 14, 2016 - 9:55am
September 6, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Looking for answers
Medicaid is the joint federal-state program that pays hospitals, doctors, nursing homes and other health professionals to provide care for low-income...
September 6, 2016 - 11:42am