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State's third fatal hunting victim was Spencer-area dairyman; firm's innovative milk condensation process embraced by investors; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
Overnight semi crash closes Highway 65 in rural River Falls
Area jobless rates remain low
New state work mandate causing 15,000 to lose food stamps; gun deer season ends with likely third fatality; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
crime and courts
Girls Basketball: Panthers fall to Osceola after tough second half
Sports Scoreboard: Wolves fall to Eau Claire Immanuel
Boys Basketball: Cardinals set goals to be more competitive
Sports Scoreboard from Tuesday, Nov. 24
Boys Basketball: Prescott’s Hamilton draws Division 1 attention
2015 Arts & Crafts Calendar
Holiday concert by Lake Wobegon® Brass Band at UWRF
Red Kettle Campaign needs public's help to reach goal
New pastor values outreach to community over building
Shop with a Cop brings holiday cheer
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TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/8/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/3/15 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF: 12/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/7/15 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 12/8/15 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
Karen Lunde, 74
Vanita Olson, 92
Marvin Johnson, 102
Gerald "Jerry" Knippenberg, 89
Joe Menter, 78
Kathleen Vinehout column: Enjoying Thanksgiving on the farm
Ron Kind column: Fighting to improve rail safety
Kathleen Vinehout column: Wisconsin report card provides info on progress, problems
Sheila Harsdorf column: Legislature continues focus on reform, workforce development
Warren Petryk column: Petryk legislation passes the Assembly with bipartisan support
August 22, 2012
Safety tips: help keep kids safe, parents worry-free
It is recommended that parents walk the route to school with students before the start of the year to assess hazards and select a course with...
August 22, 2012 - 6:56am
October 9, 2009
Senate committee votes to end letting younger kids drink with their parents in bars
A state Senate committee has endorsed a bill to end Wisconsin's tradition of letting younger kids drink with their parents in a bar. The committee sent the measure to the full Senate. For years, kids of any age have been able to drink with their parents in a tavern, and the new...
October 9, 2009 - 10:07am
September 3, 2009
Low-income children have more tooth decay, less access to dentists
The state has just made it easier for dentists to move to Wisconsin but it might not help patients who need the most care. The state's licensing agency has agreed to accept the results of competency tests taken by dentists in other parts of the country. More states are doing that. ...
September 3, 2009 - 9:12am
August 24, 2009
Public hearing Tuesday on bill to stop kids from drinking in taverns
A state Assembly committee will hold a public hearing Tuesday on a bill to stop letting kids under 18 drink with their parents in taverns. Terese Berceau, D-Madison, is one of the bill's main sponsors and she chairs the Local Affairs Committee which will hold the hearing at the...
August 24, 2009 - 10:01pm
June 30, 2008
New Children and Families department debuts Tuesday
Starting Tuesday, Wisconsin will put a new focus on children. The cabinet-level Department of Children and Families will make its debut as the state's new fiscal year begins. One of its first projects is a Web site that lists all 5,700 Wisconsin child care centers and day camps. Parents...
June 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 6, 2008
Study: Children from smoking ban areas less likely to smoke
Wisconsin's anti-smoking advocates have new ammunition to support their cause. A Boston University study said youngsters who live in places with strict smoking bans are 40 percent less likely than others to become regular smokers. Researcher Michael Siegel said many kids in those...
May 6, 2008 - 12:00am
March 13, 2008
Ellsworth area resident's daughter joins her in children's book project
ELLSWORTH -- Imagine an alphabet populated by dinosaurs to see how far Kathy Klein and her daughter, Shanna, have come in educating and entertaining young readers. The book project on which they've collaborated, with mom as co-writer and illustrator and daughter as co-writer, began...
March 13, 2008 - 12:00am
March 6, 2008
Assembly passes 10-year-old hunting bill
Ten- and 11-year-olds could go hunting under a bill the Assembly passed Wednesday night. Right now, nobody under 12 can take a weapon into the woods. The bill would allow those as young as 10 to hunt, as long as they're in arms' reach of an adult mentor who's certified by the Department...
March 6, 2008 - 12:00am