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PIERCE COUNTY: 6/27/17 Board Meeting Agenda
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NAME CHANGE HEARING: 7/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-125, Jacob Zimdahl
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May 31, 2017
Stepping into the 21st Century
In today's age, the internet is a necessity. From running a business to video chatting friends around the world, it's an essential piece of...
May 31, 2017 - 8:00am
March 21, 2017
Kathleen Vinehout column: Rural Wisconsin needs real broadband expansion
“All we seek is help to get the basic broadband services that you all take for granted,” Justin Fortney from Clifton Township in Pierce County...
March 21, 2017 - 1:19pm
February 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Court ruling eases admissibility of toxicology tests; broadband bill targets rural areas; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has made it easier to use toxicology test results against criminal defendants in court. The justices ruled 5-2 Tuesday that toxicology tests are legally parts of autopsies, and therefore can be admitted as evidence without the person who wrote...
February 14, 2017 - 3:33pm
August 12, 2016
Demand for broadband: Fill out a survey
MADISON -- State officials are asking area residents to take another survey concerning high speed internet access. The State Broadband Office at the Wisconsin Public Service Commission announced the release of its “High Speed Internet Access Demand Survey” Aug. 2. This is a chance...
August 12, 2016 - 8:41am
August 9, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Have an opinion about your internet connection? Let your voice be heard!
Do you have a great Internet connection? Less than what you’d prefer? Makes it impossible for you to do your work or your children’s homework?...
August 9, 2016 - 12:43pm
July 11, 2016
Slow road to rural broadband continues
ELLSWORTH — State technology officials offered no quick solutions Monday for bringing broadband connections to rural communities, but restated...
July 11, 2016 - 6:35pm
March 30, 2016
Two-year window requested for county-wide broadband access
ELLSWORTH -- “We’re coming to the end of our term. This is as fine of a county board as I’ve ever served on,” said Pierce County Board Chair Jeff Holst at the March 22 meeting. “I’ve really appreciated the hard work you’ve put forth. It’s been a privilege.” There...
March 30, 2016 - 9:18am
February 25, 2016
Ron Kind column: Increasing access to broadband in rural areas
For years I have been fighting to provide access to broadband internet services to western and central Wisconsin. Broadband internet is necessary...
February 25, 2016 - 3:44pm
September 10, 2015
Two top broadband carriers to upgrade
Just over a week after the Pierce County Information Services Committee discussed the issue and concluded improved broadband here depends on...
September 10, 2015 - 3:33pm
May 21, 2009
Editorial: It's time for countywide broadband
Around Pierce County hundreds of people stare at blank computer screens waiting for graphics and videos to load. While affordable high-speed Internet access is taken for granted by those who have it, others know the frustration of depending on dial-up. From school children trying...
May 21, 2009 - 7:19am
May 18, 2009
Want broadband? Fill out PSC survey
Pierce County leaders working on a plan for high-speed internet access for the entire county are asking residents to fill out a survey to support the need. "With the money out there, it seems like this is worth pursuing," said Brad Roy of the Pierce County Land Management Department. He...
May 18, 2009 - 11:57am