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Prescott principal announces retirement intentions
Spring Valley water rates up 64%
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
Ellsworth police blotter: March 13-20
Pierce County Criminal Court briefs
crime and courts
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
Sights and sounds from the Prescott trip to state
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Spring Valley Cardinals
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Bernard R. Hofacker, 92
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Rural Wisconsin needs real broadband expansion
Ron Kind column: Keeping Wisconsinites from paying more for less coverage
Kathleen Vinehout column: Don't get rid of the treasurer
Real Estate Showcase
crime and courts
September 8, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker has no opinion yet on free computers for freshmen; schools evacuate, river warnings continue
Gov. Scott Walker is not sure yet if he'll support giving free computers or tablets to all high school freshmen in Wisconsin -- and he wants to learn more about it. State Assembly Republicans are making the free computers part of what they call a "Forward Agenda" for the next two-year...
September 8, 2016 - 8:01am
September 7, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Wisconsin one of 10 presidential ‘toss up’ states; flash flood watch continues; and 9 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A new poll shows that Democrat Hillary Clinton still has a big lead over Donald Trump for electoral votes, but Wisconsin is one of 10 "toss up" states. The Washington Post/Survey Monkey poll gives Clinton a 46-to-44 percent edge against Republican Donald Trump...
September 7, 2016 - 9:50am
September 2, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State report describes care problems at King Veterans Home; Slender Man stabbing suspect to change plea; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Another report describes substandard care at the State Veterans' Home at King in Waupaca County. WISC TV says the state's health agency wrote the five-page report, which describes broken bones and other injuries to elderly veterans who reside at the home -- plus unsanitary...
September 2, 2016 - 9:26am
August 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says he's undecided on UW tuition proposal; No federal disaster aid for Buffalo, Trempealeau counties; 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker says he's thinking about asking lawmakers to keep freezing UW tuition for just one year instead of two in his next state budget. The Republican Walker has also responded to speculation that he might suggest lower tuition as part of his budget package...
August 19, 2016 - 9:56am
June 2, 2016
Stage set for U.S. Senate battle royale; Forbes: Wisconsin has nation's richest, third richest self-made women; 14 more state news briefs
The stage is set for one of the nation's most watched U.S. Senate contests. GOP incumbent Ron Johnson and Democrat Russ Feingold filed their nomination papers by Wednesday's deadline. Feingold is trying to win back the Senate seat he held for 18 years before he lost to Johnson as...
June 2, 2016 - 8:56am
June 1, 2016
Deputy VA secretary says Tomah hospital is now ‘model for change’; Federal Reserve: Wisconsin top performer in Midwest Economy Index; 10 more Wisconsin news briefs
After admitting past failures, the No. 2 man in the Veterans Administration said the Tomah VA Medical Center is getting to be a “model for change and best practices.” Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson testified Tuesday at a hearing in Tomah on a U.S. Senate panel’s finding that...
June 1, 2016 - 8:31am
May 31, 2016
Tomah troubles: Report shows flaws in VA watchdog's probe; Memorial planned for Hmong and Lao veterans of Vietnam War; 12 more Wisconsin news briefs
A U.S. Senate panel will hold a hearing in Tomah today (Tuesday) after it reportedly found flaws in the way the Veterans Administration watchdog investigated drug problems at its hospital in Tomah. USA Today obtained the 350-page report from the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee,...
May 31, 2016 - 8:48am
May 30, 2016
Authorities looking for La Crosse bank robber; Voter ID still in effect for August; and 13 more Wisconsin state news stories
La Crosse -- Authorities in western Wisconsin are looking for the man who robbed the Altra Federal Credit Union branch office inside a grocery store in La Crosse. One person was brought in for questioning, but hasn't been called a suspect. Witnesses say a white man walked into the...
May 30, 2016 - 12:34pm
May 18, 2016
County wants to phone-in vet in lawsuit motion
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce County attorneys are asking the court to allow two doctors telephone testimony in the lawsuit they are bringing against Stuart E. West, the 68-year-old Elmwood man accused of treating dogs inhumanely. The lawsuit, filed May 3, is seeking costs associated with an...
May 18, 2016 - 12:20pm
May 11, 2016
Faculty no-confidence votes approved at UWM, not at Eau Claire; State delays, restructures debt payments again; 15 more state news stories
Almost 300 UW-Milwaukee faculty members voted unanimously to express no confidence in System President Ray Cross and the Board of Regents. But at Eau Claire, the Faculty Senate fell one vote short Tuesday of taking the same no-confidence vote, saying the group was moving too quickly...
May 11, 2016 - 8:32am
May 10, 2016
Ryan: If Trump wants, I won't run GOP convention; Chippewa Valley seeing haze from Canadian wildfire; 14 more Wisconsin news stories
JANESVILLE -- House Speaker Paul Ryan of Janesville said he will step down as a chairman of this summer's Republican National Convention if that's what Donald Trump wants. Ryan told several Wisconsin news outlets Monday that Trump is the GOP nominee, and if he wants somebody else...
News/crime and courts
May 10, 2016 - 8:30am
April 27, 2016
Walker signs revised shoreland property rights bill; Two-year-old boy grabs gun, kills mother who was driving; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
HUMBOLDT -- Those who own property on Wisconsin waterways will get more leeway to build structures under a bill signed by Gov. Scott Walker in Humboldt Tuesday morning. The governor chose the DeKeyser Construction firm as the place to approve new rules for construction near lakes...
April 27, 2016 - 8:38am
April 19, 2016
Some Wisconsin Trump delegates don't support him; Madison bans city government travel to North Carolina; Nine more Wisconsin news briefs
Six Wisconsin delegates to the Republican National Convention must vote for Donald Trump, but at least some won't like it. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Trump did not do much to get his own supporters chosen as convention delegates so those from the third and seventh congressional...
April 19, 2016 - 10:44am
April 5, 2016
Four of every 10 Wisconsin adults expected to vote; Voters, don't forget your ID; 11 more state news stories
At 7 a.m. this morning, the polls opened throughout Wisconsin in one of the nation's most closely watched presidential primaries of the year. Republicans Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, and Democrat Bernie Sanders all made their closing arguments Monday evening as they made bee lines to...
April 5, 2016 - 7:59am
March 30, 2016
Trump says GOP race done deal if he wins Wisconsin; Cruz claims he and Trump are virtually tied in state; 14 more news briefs
JANESVILLE -- Frontrunner Donald Trump says the GOP race for the White House will be “pretty much over” if he wins the Wisconsin primary next Tuesday. Trump told 1,000 supporters in Janesville Tuesday he expects to win in the Badger State. He also cut down Gov. Scott Walker, saying...
March 30, 2016 - 8:44am