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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Bottom line: Library needs more money
RF on path to add swinging bridge to national list of historic places
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Prescott soaked 34-0 in Homecoming loss
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Panthers play hard, but lose to SCC
Elmwood improves to 8-9 on the season after going 2-1 last week
Cardinals vplleyball sweeps Durand
Prescott Homecoming takes the stage
Ellsworth shares Homecoming event roster
Cardinal pride reigns during Homecoming Week
Tackling Alzheimer’s in memory of grandpa
Prescott Hall of Fame inducts ‘inaugural 7’
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 9/28/16 Special Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF MARTELL: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF TRENTON: 9/29/16 Special Meeting - Transportation Issues
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 9/22/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/27/16 Board Meeting Agenda
Shirley M. Bemis, 91
Kay L. Beder, 49
Virginia Ruth Lecheler, 86
Jean Marie Peterson, 65
John J. "Jack" Klecker, 79
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?
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Aug. 24, 2016)
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January 14, 2016
GOP lawmakers seek to give rural Wisconsin a boost; Badger test results underscore racial divide; plus 13 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Twenty-one Wisconsin Assembly Republicans have come out with a package of bills aimed at helping the rural areas they represent. Representatives Travis Tranel of Cuba City, Romaine Quinn of Rice Lake, and Ed Brooks of Reedsburg have proposed the Rural Wisconsin Initiative. Among...
January 14, 2016 - 10:24am
January 13, 2016
Single-school plan for $31.9 million up for vote
Issuing bonds and holding a referendum for the proposed construction of a new elementary school were approved by the Ellsworth School Board Monday. The bonds are to be in an amount not to exceed $31.9 million. The school would contain 4-year-old kindergarten through fifth grade, along...
January 13, 2016 - 1:09pm
UWRF offers engineering teen camp
Wisconsin and Minnesota teenagers with an interest in math and science can explore engineering when they attend a weeklong summer camp on the...
January 13, 2016 - 9:20am
January 11, 2016
Proposed UP mine has implications for Wisconsin; Illinois law firm pledges to help Steven Avery; 18 more Wisconsin stories from weekend news
A proposed mining project in Upper Michigan would affect northeast Wisconsin. Officials recently held a public hearing that drew split opinions about a plan by Aquila Resources to open a gold, silver, copper, and zinc mine just north of the Wisconsin-UP border north of Marinette. The...
January 11, 2016 - 9:09am
January 7, 2016
New St. Croix crossing won't open until autumn of 2017; Walker wants state to challenge new Obama gun rules; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A new four-lane bridge over the St. Croix River between Wisconsin and Minnesota will not open until the fall of 2017. It was originally expected to open later this year but transportation officials from both states blame the weather, construction equipment breakdowns,...
January 7, 2016 - 9:17am
December 30, 2015
State park entry fees will see steep hike Jan. 1; 'Campus Carry' passage unlikely, says Speaker; 13 more news stories from around Wisconsin
MADISON -- It's going to cost more to get into Wisconsin state parks in the new year. State budget provisions raising park admission by 12 percent and trail fees by nearly 15 percent go into effect on Jan. 1. Wisconsin residents will have to pay $28 for an annual park pass, up from...
December 30, 2015 - 9:17am
December 29, 2015
Carlsons know what cancer research funding means
When it was announced during Hillcrest Elementary School’s Holiday Concert the school’s “Pennies for Patients” campaign had raised five...
December 29, 2015 - 11:31am
December 23, 2015
Task force mulling new layoff, tenure rules for UW faculty; Superior mayor says he won't resign over anti-Obama FB comments; 13 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- University of Wisconsin faculty would face more stringent layoff and tenure policies under a new proposal that a university task force was to consider Wednesday. The panel of regents, chancellors, faculty, and academic staffers discussed the measures after the new state...
December 23, 2015 - 8:51am
December 15, 2015
Heavy rains overflow Black, Wisconsin rivers; complaint accuses Public Records Board of open meeting violation; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
At least four rivers in Wisconsin were flooded Tuesday morning, in the wake of two- to five inches of rain since Sunday. The National Weather Service said the Black River was more than four feet above its 47-foot flood stage at Black River Falls. Three other rivers are less than...
December 15, 2015 - 8:46am
December 11, 2015
FBI joins state probe into Lincoln Hills juvenile facility; Kiel wrestling coach ousted for alleged 'sexting'; 12 more Wisconsin news stories
MILWAUKEE -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation has joined state officials in investigating alleged abuses by staffers at the Lincoln Hills School for juvenile offenders in northern Wisconsin. Spokesman Leonard Peace of the FBI's Milwaukee office would not say how his agency is...
December 11, 2015 - 9:18am
December 9, 2015
’Madrigal Dinner’ back this Saturday
ELLSWORTH -- Journey back to medieval times by attending Ye Olde EnglischeRenaissance Dinner -- also known as a “Madrigal Dinner” -- this...
December 9, 2015 - 9:44am
December 8, 2015
Wisconsin gun sales keep growing; leaders at state's juvenile school ousted as alleged abuse probe continues; 13 more news stories from around Wisconsin
Gun sales continue to grow, both in Wisconsin and the United States. Wisconsin's Justice Department said Black Friday set an all-time record for the background checks it performed on prospective buyers. There were 1,752 checks on Nov. 27 -- 30 more than the previous one-day record...
December 8, 2015 - 9:04am
December 3, 2015
House vote will reduce federal role in public schools; Wisconsinites income still recovering from Great Recession; 11 more state news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- All of Wisconsin's seven voting U.S. House members want to slash the federal government's role in shepherding public education. The House voted 359- to 64 Wednesday in the first major rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act since the law expired eight years ago. Speakers...
December 3, 2015 - 9:50am
December 2, 2015
New high school max price guaranteed: Operational referendum in the works
PRESCOTT -- The Prescott School Board heard topics related to the new high school project last month. A guaranteed maximum price of $29.4 million to Miron Construction for both the new high school and auditorium was presented to the board and approved. Gary Mitchell and Phil Helgeson...
December 2, 2015 - 10:45am
Coach hired, gym floor job updated
ELMWOOD -- Athletics-related matters came to the attention of the Elmwood School Board last month. The board approved the hire of Josh Wells as assistant baseball coach. Members also visited the Lien Gym to see progress on the floor project. Asbestos abatement was nearing completion,...
December 2, 2015 - 10:40am