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Wisconsin roundup: No charges yet in Saudi student's death; top Senate Dem tells GOP to solve own road problems; 8 more state news stories
Property taxes drop slightly in proposed budget
Jury acquits man in River Falls stalking case
Fire hall addition breaks ground
Landmark motel in River Falls finally goes away
crime and courts
Prep girls basketball: Baldwin-Woodville overwhelms Prescott early
Prep boys basketball: Spring Valley dominates Boyceville
Prep wrestling: Spring Valley/Elmwood earns dual victory
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
Prescott wrestling: Sanford wins lone championship for Cardinals at Invite
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Maxine Witt, 65
Vernon Anderson, 92
Lou Ann Davidson, 62
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
Real Estate Showcase
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
PLUM CITY -- I have been fortunate in my career to work in some quality K-12 school districts. One of the reasons I decided to come to Plum City...
October 8, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 4, 2016
Spring Valley students learn robotics
SPRING VALLEY--A group of Spring Valley students spent two weeks this summer learning to design, construct, program and test autonomous robots...
October 4, 2016 - 9:49am
October 2, 2016
What would Pierce County libraries do with more funding?
ELLSWORTH -- The decision of whether or not to approve a 5 percent funding increase for Pierce County libraries will go to vote Wednesday, Sept....
October 2, 2016 - 10:00am
September 23, 2016
Cardinal pride reigns during Homecoming Week
SPRING VALLEY -- Homecoming week is in full swing at Spring Valley Middle/High School. Tonight the Cardinals take on Durand at 7 p.m. for the...
September 23, 2016 - 8:49am
September 18, 2016
Prescott High School grand opening is Monday night
PRESCOTT -- The summer was busy for Prescott School District. After voters passed referendums to support a new high school, auditorium and operating...
September 18, 2016 - 6:00pm
September 10, 2016
Hunter Education class begins Sept. 12
HAGER CITY -- Anyone interested in hunting and recreational shooting is invited to attend a Hunter Education Course beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 at Prairie View Elementary School, Hager City. The class will meet for seven sessions. A fee of $10 will be charged for the course....
September 10, 2016 - 9:00am
September 5, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Who will be my teacher?
“Who will be my teacher?” my son asked me years ago. For a brief point in time, the teacher was the most important person in his young life....
September 5, 2016 - 12:13pm
UWRF seeks career fair exhibitors
RIVER FALLS -- The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is seeking employer involvement for the Fall Career Fair to be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12 in the University Center on campus. The Career Fair gives students the opportunity to meet and network with potential employers....
September 5, 2016 - 12:05pm
September 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Almost two-thirds favor immigrant path to citizenship; Harley Davidson plans 200 layoffs; and 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A new poll shows that almost two thirds of Wisconsin's registered voters want illegal immigrants to stay and get a path to citizenship. Sixty-two percent in the Marquette Law School poll favor letting undocumented immigrants who are now in the U.S. eventually be citizens....
September 1, 2016 - 9:24am
August 31, 2016
Tax levy and mill rate increases projected
ELLSWORTH -- Ellsworth Community School District taxpayers would see an increased total school levy and mill rate in the proposed 2016-2017 budget as presented at the Aug. 29 annual school board meeting. The plan calls for a total school levy of $10,022,338, which would be about $915,000...
August 31, 2016 - 3:09pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker asks state agency to investigate problems at Vets Home; ten arrested where Milwaukee police killed armed man; and 11 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker's office says it has asked the state Health Services agency to investigate reports of medical errors and staffing shortages at the state veterans' nursing home in Waupaca County. The Madison Capital Times says employees at King, along with residents and their relatives,...
August 31, 2016 - 1:01pm
August 29, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON-- The Republican lawmaker who represents the state Veterans' Home at King in Waupaca County joins Democrats who want a state audit of the facility. Luther Olsen says he also wants to know if another agency should take over the home from state Veterans' Affairs department...
August 29, 2016 - 7:57am
July 19, 2016
Sheila Harsdorf column: Summer is a great time to get reading!
Now that school is out, kids are faced with what to do with their free time and parents are searching for ideas to occupy their children’s...
July 19, 2016 - 1:59pm
July 8, 2016
Report: State prison costs grow five times the rate of school expenses; mixed reviews follow Trump visit with congressional Republicans; 11 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The cost of sending people to prison has gone up five times as fast as the cost of educating children in Wisconsin. The U.S. Education Department said Thursday that the cost of running jails and prisons in the Badger State grew by 351 percent from 1979 through...
July 8, 2016 - 10:04am
June 22, 2016
How country schools shaped America
RIVER FALLS -- For nearly 200 years, country schools were the nation’s most reliable educational institutions, and over 200,000 once dotted...
June 22, 2016 - 2:50pm