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Ellsworth falls at Somerset in five
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TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
(Pub. Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and 12, 2016)STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT PIERCE COUNTY
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 10/3/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/29/16 Special Highway Committee Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 10/3/16 Town Board Meeting
Gerald A. Olson, 80
Irma J. Helmueller, 89
Shirley M. Bemis, 91
Dr. Gary A. Palmquist, 62
LeRoy Edson Burgess, 96
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Kathleen Vinehout column: Looking for answers
Kathleen Vinehout column: Who will be my teacher?
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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...
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...
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...
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