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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Prairie du Chien man gets 48 years prison for sexual assault
18 arrested at cockfight near Glenwood City
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: VA whisteblower stages sit-in at Tomah facility
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: East Coast blizzard affecting flights at MSP
Police beat: In which it’s wise to be wary of five-inch boot heels, wiser still to refuse shaking hands after what said hand just did
crime and courts
Wild Side: Cedar Key: Where the farmers wear wet suits
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Gov. Walker supports new Milwaukee arena
Who’s breeding in your neighborhood? Citizen participation needed for new bird atlas
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Jan. 26, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Packers sign punter to compete with Masthay
Eyewitness to the civil rights movement to speak
Pierce County Fair wants Century, Sesquicentennial farmers
A long time coming
Affordable Care Act informational session Monday night in Ellsworth
Red Cross Blood Drive a success this January
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 2/2/15 Board Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF BAY CITY: 1/27/15 Public Hearing - Amend Zoning
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 2/11/15 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 2/3/15 Special Meeting of Town Board
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 2/2/15 Town Board Meeting
Leslie Robert Long, 86
LeRoy W. Burgeson, 84
Karen L. Murray Broadhead
Beverly A. Sergo, 77
Margaret Raphael, 97
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June 27, 2014
Pierce County jobless rate tied for the best
According to May data from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD), Pierce and Dane counties tied for the lowest jobless rate among the state’s 72 counties. Pierce and Dane had 3.8% unemployment rates. St. Croix County was right behind with the state’s third...
news / government
June 27, 2014 - 8:08am
September 18, 2009
Minnesota loses 10,300 jobs in August
ST. PAUL - National economists say the recession technically is over, but Minnesota economic leaders say workers have not felt an improvement. A report released Thursday showed 10,300 Minnesota jobs disappeared last month, for a total of 120,300 in the past year. The August job loss...
September 18, 2009 - 7:08am
July 16, 2009
Harley Davidson cuts another 1,000 jobs
Milwaukee's Harley-Davidson says it will cut another 1,000 jobs, after its profit for the last quarter plunged by 91 percent. The famous motorcycle company reports total earnings of almost $20 million from April-June, down from $223 million in the same quarter of 2008. Revenues...
July 16, 2009 - 9:00am
July 2, 2009
A 94-year-old family trucking business closes Mauston terminal
Monson Trucking of Duluth has closed its terminal in Mauston. And the 94-year-old family trucking business will shut down the rest of its operations by the end of August. About 200 employees got the news Wednesday. Two Minnesota terminals in Virginia and Red Wing also closed...
July 2, 2009 - 9:03am
Monson Trucking to close; 200 jobs will end in August
Monson Trucking, based in Duluth, is shutting down operations for good by Aug. 31, putting 200 people out of work. Many of its 100 employees in Duluth were told Wednesday in multiple meetings, said Michael Monson, one of the owners. They include truck drivers, mechanics, office staff...
July 2, 2009 - 7:37am
Northern pipeline projects could employ thousands
SUPERIOR -- The Alberta Clipper and Southern Lights pipeline projects will begin later than expected, but Enbridge Energy says it may hire more workers in Wisconsin and Minnesota than expected, up to 3,000 people in the coming months. Still awaiting permits from the federal government...
June 2, 2009 - 7:12am
November 6, 2008
Andersen downsizes Menomonie workforce; 52 jobs eliminated
Fifty-two workers at Andersen Corporation's Menomonie assembly plant were told today their jobs have been eliminated and were sent home. The...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Area employment outlook looks brighter than rest of nation
The future employment outlook for workers in western Wisconsin may be a little bit brighter than elsewhere in the nation, according to the quarterly employment outlook released today by the Milwaukee-based international employment agency Manpower Inc. According to Manpower, roughly...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
March 19, 2008
Eau Claire-Menomonie looking hot for jobs; Twin Cities not so good
Employers in the Twin Cities market area won't be in much of a hiring mood in the coming months, according to the quarterly employment outlook survey by Manpower, Inc. Meanwhile, a good number of employers in the Chippewa Valley region, which includes Menomonie and Eau Claire, are...
March 19, 2008 - 12:00am