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Two candidates take aim at Pierce Treasurer seat
District will buy property to expand playground
New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
Wisconsin news roundup: Sawyer County court clerk dies in apparent murder/suicide; DNC: Baldwin hails Hillary's health record, Moore slams Trump; nine more Wisconsin news stories
crime and courts
Baseball: Christenson gets his shot as head coach
Ellsworth 12U softball 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
New UFO Days activities promise an ‘out of this world’ time
Meet the Elmwood royalty candidates
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
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
January 27, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff’s Blotter: Pooch peril unfounded; jet lag; illegal dumping
An anonymous caller reported Jan. 19 that if deputies didn’t check on a dog on 620th Street in Prescott, then “they will have the TV cameras...
News/crime and courts
January 27, 2016 - 8:40am
January 26, 2016
Sanders questions Johnson Controls' tax-saving merger; watchdog group suing WDNR for records in big dairy-siting decisions; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says it's wrong for Johnson Controls of suburban Milwaukee to move its headquarters to Ireland to save on taxes. The commercial heating and cooling giant announced Monday it would acquire Tyco International of Ireland,...
January 26, 2016 - 8:40am
January 25, 2016
Johnson Controls merging with Tyco, Wisconsin presence may grow; Cross criticized before expected apology shared; 14 more Wisconsin news stories
GLENDALE -- A merger was announced Monday that will blend Wisconsin's largest publicly-owned company -- Johnson Controls -- with the security and fire-protection firm of Tyco International of Ireland. Overseas media reports stated Johnson Controls would officially take over Tyco...
January 25, 2016 - 10:08am
January 22, 2016
Senate panel votes to remove federal wolf protections; man gets prison for defrauding Kohl's Rewards; 12 more news stories from across Wisconsin
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin's grey wolves would return to state control under a bill endorsed by the U.S. Senate's environment committee. The panel has asked the full Senate to add its proposal to a larger sportsmen's act after a similar effort to add it to a budget package was...
January 22, 2016 - 9:35am
January 21, 2016
Senate OKs Planned Parenthood funding cuts, felony charge for 4th OWI; 'Sanctuary Cities' hearing draws hundreds; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin would lose $7.5 million in federal dollars each year under a pair of bills passed by the state Senate. All Republicans on hand voted yes, and all Democrats voted no late Wednesday, on measures to reduce Planned Parenthood's Medicaid reimbursements...
January 21, 2016 - 8:57am
January 19, 2016
Democrats to Walker -- 'We're here too'; address gives Governor chance to 're-set'; revisions to school lunch program under study; 11 more stories from across Wisconsin
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker's sixth annual address Tuesday evening gives the second-term Republican a chance to re-establish a leadership role that diminished after his unsuccessful presidential run a year ago. Many of last year's biggest conservative accomplishments actually came...
January 19, 2016 - 8:59am
January 18, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff’s Blotter: Spitter sprayed; snow piled on; Coke is the real thing
A caller reported Monday, Jan. 11, that a man at a home on 879th Avenue in the town of River Falls was spitting at people and attempting to drive....
News/crime and courts
January 18, 2016 - 4:18pm
State offices closed in recognition of MLK Day; Senate poised to vote Wednesday on civil service revisions; plus 18 more news stories from around Wisconsin
State government offices were closed Monday for the Martin Luther King holiday. Wisconsin's official tribute to the slain civil rights leader was to begin at noon at the Capitol Rotunda in Madison. Gov. Scott Walker was to appear at Milwaukee's 19th annual King Day breakfast at...
January 18, 2016 - 9:50am
January 15, 2016
Passage of school gun bill unlikely, says Voss; former Corrections officials collect back-pay after ouster; 12 more news stories from across Wisconsin
MADISON -- A bill to let permit-holders carry concealed guns on Wisconsin school grounds is "highly unlikely" to pass this session. GOP Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said he supports it, but time is running out for a session he hopes to end in February. Vos said guns in schools is...
January 15, 2016 - 9:21am
January 14, 2016
GOP lawmakers seek to give rural Wisconsin a boost; Badger test results underscore racial divide; plus 13 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Twenty-one Wisconsin Assembly Republicans have come out with a package of bills aimed at helping the rural areas they represent. Representatives Travis Tranel of Cuba City, Romaine Quinn of Rice Lake, and Ed Brooks of Reedsburg have proposed the Rural Wisconsin Initiative. Among...
January 14, 2016 - 10:24am
January 12, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff’s Blotter: Rotten smells, gymnastic deer, snowmobiler crashes
A person calling from County Road G in Ellsworth reported a foul smell Jan. 4. The caller said it smelled like “rotting flesh” outside and...
News/crime and courts
January 12, 2016 - 10:24am
Board rescinds expansion of transitory public records; cold snap blamed for at least one death; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- A state board has unanimously reversed a decision from last August to let more public records be destroyed if they have temporary significance. That's after the Wisconsin State Journal and critics said the "transitory records" policy was used to deny access to text messages...
January 12, 2016 - 8:54am
January 11, 2016
Proposed UP mine has implications for Wisconsin; Illinois law firm pledges to help Steven Avery; 18 more Wisconsin stories from weekend news
A proposed mining project in Upper Michigan would affect northeast Wisconsin. Officials recently held a public hearing that drew split opinions about a plan by Aquila Resources to open a gold, silver, copper, and zinc mine just north of the Wisconsin-UP border north of Marinette. The...
January 11, 2016 - 9:09am
January 8, 2016
Fourth OWI would bring felony charge under change OK'd by Assembly panel; DOT adds Saturday license renewal services; 10 more stories from around Wisconsin
MADISON -- A bill to give longer prison sentences to repeat drunk drivers has been unanimously endorsed by the state Assembly's judiciary committee. It makes four-time operating while intoxicated arrest a felony instead of a misdemeanor, and it raises maximum sentences for up to...
January 8, 2016 - 10:22am
January 7, 2016
Kuehni pleads not guilty in homicide case; trial date set
The Prescott woman accused of murdering her boyfriend in November pleaded not guilty Thursday during an arraignment hearing in Pierce County...
News/crime and courts
January 7, 2016 - 12:22pm