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Wisconsin Roundup: Baldwin Pushes For Obamacare Repeal Rejection; and more state news stories
UPDATE: NR man named in motorcycle crash
Persistence for Prairie View
Ellsworth police: Batting cage parts stolen
Big freshman class overflowing UWRF dorms, classrooms and cafeterias
crime and courts
Ellsworth golfers rank second in MBC
'Gutsy': Elmwood-Plum City uses late drive to beat Lake Holcombe-Cornell
Panther tennis moves into postseason
Down but not out: Elmwood volleyball rallies to win against Plum City
New Richmond gives Cardinals football a reality check
Spring Valley Cardinals
Rush River celebrates 70th Harvest Dinner
'American Pickers' to film in Wisconsin
UW-River Falls Dairy Farm Safety Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5
United Way kicks off 2017 'We Fight for Strong Communities' campaign
Art project gives voice to homeless youth
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 9/27/17 Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/26/17 Board Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: Public Notice- Liquor Lic. App., Papa Tronnio's
PIERCE COUNTY: TAX DEED LAND SALE
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 7/10/17 Bd Minutes
Joyce B. Graham, 82
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Myrtle I. Pechuman, 82
Francis A. Gray, 84
Carl A. Schneider, 54
Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
What it means to me to be an American
Reiter column: Lizards and salamanders of Wisconsin
Viewpoint: State budget sent to governor
Letters: Be careful what you wish for; Nice billboard, wrong county
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December 6, 2016
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
PRESCOTT -- There’s currently a sports team in a Pierce County school that travels more than 18 miles each way to practice. The Prescott High...
December 6, 2016 - 9:25am
December 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: UW System chancellors seeking more funding; hand recounts for majority of counties; 8 more state news stories
OSHKOSH -- After absorbing budget cuts in 10 of the last 12 years, chancellors in the University of Wisconsin System are hoping lawmakers will give them a little more money this time. The system is asking for an additional $42 million from the state. UW Madison Chancellor Rebecca...
December 1, 2016 - 11:06am
November 21, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: School budget proposal brings needed relief
“Over the past four years, we have seen an increased reliance on referenda to keep the lights on,” State Superintendent Tony Evers announced...
November 21, 2016 - 3:57pm
November 2, 2016
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers hits the stage
ELLSWORTH -- The 1954 musical piece, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, will be performed by Ellsworth High School students this November. Set...
November 2, 2016 - 9:49am
November 1, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column:Local referenda replace lack of state education funds
From Arrowhead to West Salem, voters across the state are considering the future of their school districts when they go to the polls. Citizens...
November 1, 2016 - 11:09am
October 30, 2016
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Nov. 8 is time to make a choice
PLUM CITY -- As we approach Nov. 8, there are probably many who will be relieved to vote and move on to Nov. 9. Yet, the American Democracy depends...
October 30, 2016 - 3:00pm
Final tax levy garners lower total on tax bills
SPRING VALLEY -- The total Spring Valley School District tax levy was finalized at about $28,000 more that the original projection, Superintendent Dr. Donald Haack confirmed at the Oct. 17 school board meeting. “State aid was decreased a little bit from the early estimate and that...
October 30, 2016 - 10:00am
October 25, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
MADISON -- Almost 34,000 Wisconsin youngsters are going to private schools this fall with state funded vouchers, 5 percent more than last year. Milwaukee's long running voucher program remains the state's largest with 28,000 students, 2 percent more than last fall. Racine's voucher...
October 25, 2016 - 10:24am
October 24, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin public schools will lose $2.4 million in state funds this year, as more than 200 students with special needs use tax vouchers to go to private schools. The Journal Sentinel says Milwaukee is among 22 districts in the state that are being affected. Some observers...
October 24, 2016 - 9:39am
October 21, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's unemployment rate is the lowest in 15 years, even though preliminary numbers show a loss of more than 10,000 jobs last month. State labor officials report a September jobless rate of 4.1 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis. That's one-tenth of 1 percent...
October 21, 2016 - 8:49am
October 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Achievement tests: Not even half of state kids proficient in basics; Obama to Trump: "Stop whining" about election rigging; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Less than half the students taking Wisconsin's latest statewide achievement test showed they were proficient in English, math and science. Almost 383,000 youngsters took the "Forward Exam" this past spring -- and 41 percent of the public and private voucher school students...
October 19, 2016 - 8:56am
October 18, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Final U.S. Senate debate set; Trump suggests Ryan might have reason for cool support; 10 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A second and final statewide debate will be staged Tuesday night for Wisconsin's U.S. Senate candidates. Republican incumbent Ron Johnson and former Senate Democrat Russ Feingold will square off in a 90 minute forum beginning at 8:30 p.m. from Milwaukee's Marquette Law...
October 18, 2016 - 12:03pm
October 13, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
“I am paying for private schools with my taxes?” the women from Pepin asked following my presentation at a recent Town Hall meeting. “Yes,...
October 13, 2016 - 9:32am
October 12, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: School leaders outline Act 10 fallout; Trump plans return to Wisconsin; 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A survey of Wisconsin school superintendents shows that small rural districts are being hurt as they lose teachers to larger, higher paying districts. It's dubbed "free agency," similar to the way pro athletes move to other teams to cash in -- and the Milwaukee Journal...
October 12, 2016 - 2:14pm
October 10, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: No rush to react to debates for state Republicans; union rebuffs public education proposal; 13 more state news stories
None of Wisconsin's top political leaders of either party gave immediate reactions to Sunday night's Trump-Clinton debate. Like many Wisconsinites, Gov. Scott Walker appeared more interested in the Green Bay Packers' home victory against the New York Giants, as his personal Twitter...
October 10, 2016 - 9:29am