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Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
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Hammond Hotel: 150-year-old iconic structure coming down
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WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
WIAA individual wrestling: Charlie Stuhl defeated in the finals
WIAA individual wrestling: Sam Stuhl wins dramatically
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth uses "guts and grit" in consolation round
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
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PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
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EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
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October 30, 2009
Despite a new economic growth, David Obey says government needs to do more
House Appropriations Chairman David Obey of Wausau says the government needs to do more to boost the U.S. economy, in spite of new growth. The Gross Domestic Product grew 3.5 percent in the last three months. That's the first gain in more than a year. Much of it was attributed...
October 30, 2009 - 9:40am
April 14, 2009
Arts grants available thanks to federal economic stimulus
The arts in Wisconsin are getting a small boost from the federal economic stimulus package. The National Endowment for the Arts has given the state $318,000 to help established arts groups preserve jobs. The funding will be allocated by a one-time grant program called Wisconsin...
April 14, 2009 - 9:00am
February 23, 2009
Group says Wisconsin could get $9.2 billion in federal dollars
It will be a long time before we really know how much Wisconsin gets from the federal economic stimulus package. Gov. Jim Doyle says state and local governments will receive around $3.5 billion. But that's just part of the total. There are also tax cuts for workers and tax breaks...
February 23, 2009 - 9:00am
February 5, 2009
Kohl, Feingold fight efforts to reduce size of now $920 billion Obama spending bill
The Democratic Policy Committee says Wisconsin schools and governments would get less under the Senate's spending bill than the House version. The agency said the Badger State would get $3.1 billion from the Senate package, compared to $4.3 billion in the House plan. But the Senate's...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Wisconsin House delegation expected to vote along party lines on $825 billion stimulus
The U.S. House is expected to approve the $825 billion federal economic stimulus package today. Wisconsin Democrats generally support the plan, which is said to create up to 4 million jobs as soon as possible. House Appropriations Chairman U.S. Rep. David Obey, D-Wis., of Wausau...
January 28, 2009 - 9:00am
January 22, 2009
Obey says $825 billion isn't enough
U.S. Rep. David Obey, D-Wis., of Wausau says the proposed $825 billion economic stimulus package may not be enough to keep the recession from getting worse. Obey, who chairs the House Appropriations Committee, held a hearing on the package Wednesday. He said the plan was "no silver...
January 22, 2009 - 9:00am
January 13, 2009
Economic stimulus money? We could use it, says county board chairman
If the federal government distributes economic stimulus money for public projects, County Board Chairman Paul Barkla wants Pierce to get a piece of the action. Last week, the Wisconsin Counties Association forwarded a request from Gov.
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
DOT readies $300 million wish list for Fed stimulus plan
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says it has more than $300 million in road projects ready to go if money becomes available through a new federal economic stimulus plan. The DOT drew up its estimate as part of a survey for the American Association of State Highway and...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Doyle says state exports an economic bright spot
Gov. Jim Doyle calls it a bright spot in the economic downturn. Wisconsin companies exported 13 percent more goods from January - September, compared to the same time a year ago. The amount exported was a state-record $15.6 billion. Canada is still Wisconsin's largest trading partner,...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
Economic outlook will get worse say experts
Economic experts say it will get worse in Wisconsin before it gets better. The state Labor Department reported an unemployment rate of 6.5 percent Friday, the highest it has been in 14 years. One Madison economist predicts a continuation of the economic decline we're in right now. Some...
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 8, 2008
Dead man gets economic stimulus check
If you didn't get an economic stimulus check, you may not be happy to know that even dead people got them. Julie Zimmermann of Mukwonago lost her father last May. His final tax return was filed this spring and several heirs plan to divvy up his $600 rebate. Zimmermann is expecting...
July 8, 2008 - 9:00am
June 24, 2008
Many in region and state failing to sign up for economic stimulus payments
Nearly a quarter of Wisconsinites eligible for economic stimulus checks from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service won't be getting their check. That's because they haven't filed the required paperwork, according to a report issued by the IRS last week. The report notes that 77,354...
June 24, 2008 - 12:00am
January 23, 2008
Regional view needed to support, expand technology business base, says consultant
BALDWIN -- The technology-related business sector in west central Wisconsin has seen a steady, though not phenomenal, growth. But the communities need to work together to develop and maximize talent and investment capital, advised a consultant last week. "I heard more about what...
January 23, 2008 - 12:00am