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Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 150-year-old iconic structure coming down
LIST UPDATED: Schools close Friday, Feb. 24
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth sets school record
WIAA individual wrestling: SVE seniors headed to wrestlebacks
WIAA individual wrestling: SVE seniors move on to the semis
WIAA individual wrestling: Six out of eight Panthers advance to semifinals
Prep boys basketball: Motley's hot hand leads Panthers
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Real Estate Showcase
February 22, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent primary; weather blamed for western Wis. bridge collapse; 8 more state news stories
State public school Superintendent Tony Evers and challenger Lowell Holtz have advanced to the April fourth general election, after easy victories in Tuesday's primary.
February 22, 2017 - 8:41am
EDITORIAL (Jan. 18, 2017): Seeing new candidates is refreshing
The 22nd Amendment to the United States Constitution limits a president to two terms in office. There’s a reason for that. In 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected to a third term as president. His fourth term began in 1945, but he died after just three months.
January 22, 2017 - 9:00am
October 31, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Law enforcement community mourns slain officer; Richland Center smashes world pumpkin record; 10 more state news stories
LADYSMITH -- A 43-year-old man is under arrest for allegedly killing a sheriff's officer in northwest Wisconsin. Rusk County officials say deputy...
October 31, 2016 - 8:28am
October 28, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Xcel Energy customers can expect 3 percent rate hikes; fewer voting absentee this year; 12 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin utility regulators have given preliminary approval to rate increases of more than 3 percent for Xcel Energy's electric and natural gas customers. The state Public Service Commission is expected to give the final OK to the rate hikes next month, and they'll then...
October 28, 2016 - 9:07am
October 27, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Democrats want federal monitoring of state elections; suspended UW student returns to court on sex allegations; 9 more state news stories
WASHINGTON -- If Wisconsin's congressional Democrats have their way, the U.S. Justice Department would help the state monitor next month's elections. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and House Democrats Ron Kind, Gwen Moore, and Mark Pocan have asked Attorney General Loretta Lynch to send poll...
October 27, 2016 - 9:21am
October 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- A newly released email shows that the Green Bay city clerk rejected a state lawmaker's request to put an early voting site at the city's UW campus because the clerk thought it would help the lawmaker's Democratic party. The Nation first reported on the email from Green...
October 26, 2016 - 8:57am
October 20, 2016
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
The fourth annual signup period begins Nov. 1 for Wisconsinites who want new health insurance as part of the Affordable Care Act. On Wednesday, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said almost 14 million Americans would most likely sign up -- reflecting what she...
October 20, 2016 - 9:35am
October 13, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Marquette poll results show Feingold, Johnson in statistical dead heat; Trump support plunging in Wisconsin; 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE-- Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race tightens by the minute. Democrat Russ Feingold still leads Republican incumbent Ron Johnson, just like he has in every Marquette Law School poll since the race started in the spring of last year. But the margin has never been closer -- as...
October 13, 2016 - 8:57am
September 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Heavy rain brings mudslides, floods; White House race tightens in state; eight more state news stories
Flood warnings and watches continue Thursday for southwest Wisconsin and the state's midsection. More than 60 roads are closed in Clark County, and there are numerous mudslides and highway washouts in about the southwest quarter of the Badger State. Lake Wissota in Chippewa County...
September 22, 2016 - 9:44am
August 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
MADISON – A new report says many of Wisconsin's small towns still feel the effects of the Great Recession. With an older population and more people moving to bigger cities, the state Taxpayers Alliance says half the places with fewer than 1,000 residents have yet to see any major...
August 26, 2016 - 8:38am
August 10, 2016
Wisconsin afternoon wrap: Marquette poll: Clinton extends lead in Wisconsin; incumbents survive primaries; seven more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Democrat Hillary Clinton has extended her lead against Republican Donald Trump for Wisconsin's 10 presidential electoral votes. The latest Marquette Law School poll released Wednesday afternoon gives Clinton a 46-36 percent lead among registered voters in a head to head...
August 10, 2016 - 4:09pm
August 9, 2016
Fuchs wins Pierce County Treasurer's race
Unofficial election results declare Republican Kathy Fuchs the winner of the Pierce County Treasurer’s seat following the Aug. 9 primary election...
August 9, 2016 - 11:00pm
UPDATE: Victory nearly assured for District 30's Zimmerman
With nearly all ballots counted, River Falls businessman Shannon Zimmerman appears to be the Republican primary election winner in Assembly District 30. Zimmerman beat Paul Berning 1,266 to 998 in St. Croix County with all precincts reporting. Zimmerman led 236-114 in Pierce County,...
August 9, 2016 - 10:32pm
August 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Primary turnout slated for 16 percent; voter ID law picked apart by judge; 13 more state news stories
MADISON -- About one of every six Wisconsin adults will vote in the Aug. 9 primaries for congressional, state, and county partisan offices. The state Elections Commission predicts a 16-percent statewide turnout, down from almost 19-and-one-half percent four years ago when there was...
August 1, 2016 - 8:36am
March 30, 2016
Rebecca Bradley, Kloppenburg are candidates for state Supreme Court
When they go to the polls April 5, Wisconsin voters will elect a justice for the state’s Supreme Court, choosing between Rebecca Bradley, appointed...
March 30, 2016 - 9:29am