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A graduation celebration at EHS
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
Two killed in Memorial Day crash
Authorities looking for La Crosse bank robber; Voter ID still in effect for August; and 13 more Wisconsin state news stories
Zika, Congress and Pierce County funding cuts
crime and courts
SCVBL: Expos defeat Hubbers for Plum City tournament title
Softball: Prescott falls to B-W in regional finals
Track and Field: E-PC, Spring Valley athletes qualify for state
Softball: Panthers fall to Baldwin-Woodville in regional semis
Wild Side: It's hard to be a bee in Wisconsin
We remember: Pierce County Memorial Day observances draw crowds
Memorial Day observances abound in Pierce
Folk festival returns to Vino in the Valley
Volunteers host steak dinner for National Guard, families
St. Croix Valley Foundation Leaders Forum: building dementia-friendly communities
arts and entertainment
Nicholas Jon Ahlgren, 32
Bonnie Martindale, 74
Norman V. Holt, age 85
William A. Maxwell, 78
Kathleen Vinehout column: School funding hits home
EDITORIAL (May 11, 2016): What will become of UW Extension and what can we do about it?
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: (May 11, 2016)
EDITORIAL (May 4, 2016): It is a small world, after all
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: (May 4, 2016)
Real Estate Showcase
June 11, 2013
Report says Wisconsin job growth to be slow and steady
MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin will continue to have slow-and-steady job growth from July-through-September. That's according to the latest employer survey by Milwaukee's Manpower Incorporated. The global hiring firm says 24-percent of Wisconsin employers expect to add jobs in the third...
June 11, 2013 - 8:32am
July 3, 2012
Afternoon News Brief - Half of Wisconsin bank CEO's believe the state's economy will grow over the next six months
Half of Wisconsin's leading bankers believe the state's economy will grow over the next six months. That's according to a new survey of local...
July 3, 2012 - 3:36pm
May 25, 2012
Afternoon News Update - Milwaukee man arrested for trying to give away baby
Milwaukee police say they have arrested a man after he went out into city traffic trying to give away a baby. Witnesses say the man was running down Center Street last Sunday, trying to hand the baby girl to people who were driving by. Officers finally managed to get the eight month...
May 25, 2012 - 3:46pm
April 26, 2012
Womens Rights Walk in Hudson Saturday, Tawni Kind to attend
The community is invited to join the Join The Walk for Women's Rights to be held this Saturday, April 28, at 10 a.m. beginning at Hudson Park...
News / politics
April 26, 2012 - 9:45am
August 1, 2011
Red Wing in national spotlight on CNBC cable TV show
RED WING - Red Wing got a spot on the national stage Friday when CNBC, a business-focused news network out of New Jersey, broadcast live from...
August 1, 2011 - 6:54pm
July 2, 2011
Unemployment rates decline throughout area
On June 22 Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary Scott Baumbach announced the preliminary May unemployment rates for Wisconsin's 72 counties. Pierce County's rate was estimated at 5.6% compared to its April rate of 6.5% and its March rate of 7%. A year ago Pierce...
July 2, 2011 - 7:28am
February 1, 2011
Walker to deliver first State of the State address
MADISON - Governor Scott Walker will deliver his first State-of-the-State address tonight. And he'll explain how he'll fix a deficit in the current...
News / government
February 1, 2011 - 9:54am
January 24, 2011
Development should follow southeast Metro commuter rail line
January 24, 2011 - 7:09am
January 21, 2011
Stillwater City Council votes to seek approval to close bridge
STILLWATER - Officials in Stillwater Minnesota say they're sick of the Wisconsinites who drive through their community to get to-and-from work...
January 21, 2011 - 9:39am
State's unemployment rate falls but job losses continue
Wisconsin's unemployment rate went down last month, while the state lost another 1,900 private sector jobs. State officials said the jobless...
January 21, 2011 - 9:31am
January 20, 2011
Committee approves permit for sand mine expansion
ELLSWORTH - The Pierce County Land Management Committee approved on Wednesday a permit allowing Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company to expand its sand mine in Maiden Rock. The expansion had been a point of concern for many citizens of the town, prompting a lengthy public hearing in...
January 20, 2011 - 9:58am
January 18, 2011
Agriculture economic forum livecast in Ellsworth Wednesday
ELLSWORTH -- Agricultural economists and commodity specialists from UW-Madison and the UW-Extension will talk about the financial health of farming...
News / events
January 18, 2011 - 6:43am
January 14, 2011
Shipping season on the Great Lakes has been extended by three days
DULUTH/SUPERIOR - The shipping season on the Great Lakes has been extended by three days. The Army Corps of Engineers says there's a higher demand for cargo - so the locks at Sault Saint Marie Michigan will close at midnight on Tuesday instead of midnight tomorrow. Glenn Neckvasil...
January 14, 2011 - 9:23am
January 12, 2011
New study funded by Great Lakes communities underway on Asian carp
Groups that represent states and cities on the Great Lakes kicked off a two-million-dollar study yesterday on keeping the invasive Asian carp away. The Army Corps of Engineers is already studying the topic - but the groups say the new study will move at a more urgent pace. It will...
January 12, 2011 - 3:32pm
January 11, 2011
Woodbury listed as a Top 5 community for buying a home
WOODBURY - A national website listed Woodbury as No. 5 in its list of best places to buy a home this year. Walletpop.com called Woodbury the best place to raise kids among its top-10 list unveiled Dec. 31. "There are so many great places to raise kids, but this suburb 10 miles from...
January 11, 2011 - 5:09pm