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Boy, 16, dies after sustaining injuries in SD farm accident
Willing and ‘Abel:’ Plum City schools value volunteers
Jury acquits man in RF rape case
Wisconsin roundup: Obamacare about to begin its fourth signup season; Wausau teen gets 13 years for killing another teen; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Ellsworth girls take second at MBC meet
E-PC readies for playoffs with rout of Shell Lake
Raiders to travel to Clear Lake for opening round of playoffs
Todd takes runner up in Dunn-St. Croix Conference meet
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
Daughters work to save their mother
Last chance to see 'Pierce County in War & Peace'
Fresh Art Tour kicks off Oct. 7
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Absentee Voting & Voting Equip. Test for 11/8/16 Election
PIERCE COUNTY: 10/20/16 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF EL PASO: 11/1/16 Public Hearing re: Strauss permit
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 10/20/16 Meeting Agenda
REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Lucas M. Greeley; Case No. 16-SC-322
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
Bernice J. Huppert, 99
Wallace J. Harvey, 94
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
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
Real Estate Showcase
October 2, 2013
Editorial: Enjoy it while we can
Ask most residents what they like about living in Wisconsin and they’ll say the changing of the seasons. Ask them which season they like best...
October 2, 2013 - 8:34am
September 27, 2013
Editorial: Word of the year: Liability
This year still has a few months to go, but it’s safe to say the word of the year around the Pierce County Courthouse for 2013 is liability. One definition of liability is “legal responsibility.” This year, the county is hearing about and working at protecting itself from responsibility...
September 27, 2013 - 8:04am
September 18, 2013
Editorial: War vote must reflect opinion
When President Obama asked for Congressional approval before taking military action against Syria, we presumed he was asking for approval from the American people. We, the people, are the constituents of U.S. senators and representatives, and therefore their vote on this critical...
September 18, 2013 - 1:05pm
September 11, 2013
Editorial: Keep school safety in mind
Another school year is here and the return of students to their classrooms is getting widespread attention. For example, Gov. Scott Walker joined...
September 11, 2013 - 11:00am
September 4, 2013
Editorial: Plan for retirement, safeguard wealth
The 1930s had its Great Depression and, for the 2000s, it’s been the Great Recession. The time is now to ensure the money to live comfortably...
September 4, 2013 - 10:38am
August 21, 2013
Editorial: Time for tougher OWI laws
State legislators are again considering tougher penalties for drunken drivers (Assembly Bills 69, 70, 71).
August 21, 2013 - 12:25pm
August 14, 2013
Editorial: Keep heads-up in stormy weather
Mother Nature can gently spread her beauty or throw some nasty tricks at earth’s inhabitants. In the event of the latter, the public needs...
August 14, 2013 - 1:14pm
August 9, 2013
Editorial: Growing gardens, grass smart move
In a climate with a relatively short growing season, it’s important to get outdoors whenever possible. One doesn’t need to go far. Locales as close as the back yard offer opportunities to be in touch directly with nature. Gardening has long been known as a great way...
August 9, 2013 - 12:32pm
July 31, 2013
Editorial: Be ready to hit the road
Getting away on a trip doesn’t necessarily mean getting away from the family.
July 31, 2013 - 8:39am
July 24, 2013
Editorial: Limit budget to dollars, sense
Wisconsin lawmakers and the governor apparently have a different understanding of the meaning and purpose of a budget than the rest of us. They’ve taken what should be a statement of expenditures and proposals for financing them, and folded in a series of unrelated items that evidently...
July 24, 2013 - 10:42am
July 17, 2013
Editorial: Swim safely this summer
Tragic accidents happen quickly. Drowning often occurs with many people, including adults, in and around swimming pools and beaches. Recent research by Johnson and Johnson shows 88 percent of children who drowned were under adult supervision, and parents are overconfident about their...
July 17, 2013 - 1:01pm
July 2, 2013
Editorial: 2-party system divides, ails
In Washington, with a Republican-controlled House and a Democrat president, there’s a lockdown. One political observer says the next four years will be one of “stasis” over budget priorities because neither the president nor the House of Representatives have the power to prevail. Thus,...
July 2, 2013 - 10:34am
June 19, 2013
Editorial: Protect computer, mobile devices
Technology has improved the ways people communicate and get information, but it’s also opened new possibilities for those who would take advantage...
June 19, 2013 - 2:06pm
June 12, 2013
Editorial: A June Dairy Month plus
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Reggie Newson is right when he says the state's vocational rehabilitation partnership...
June 12, 2013 - 9:42am
May 29, 2013
Be travel, water safe this summer
Summer is right around the corner. This means increased family travel and fun with the kids. Here are some family travel tips from Traveltips --Pack...
May 29, 2013 - 12:59pm