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PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 5/1/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 4/28/17 Town Roads Review
TOWN OF EL PASO: 2017 Board of Review and Open Book
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 5/3/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 3/14/17 Meeting Minutes
Robert A. Gutting, 66
Marland M. Magee, 81
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Gabriel F. Sallander, 36
Jim Wall, 73
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May 27, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Plenty of outdoor fatalities over Memorial Day Weekend
PESHTIGO - A Green Bay man drowned over the weekend while swimming with two others. Authorities said 20-year-old Michael Broeffle went underwater, while he was in the Peshtigo River flowage near the Caldron Falls Dam. He disappeared Saturday afternoon. The dam's owner, the...
May 27, 2014 - 9:58am
May 21, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Poll shows governor's race now tied
The Wisconsin governor's race has become a dead heat -- even though half of those polled still don't know what to think of Democrat Mary Burke. The latest Marquette University Law School poll released today shows that 46-percent of 805 registered voters back Walker, and another...
May 21, 2014 - 3:43pm
May 16, 2014
Wild Side: A dangerous fungus among us
By Dan Wilcox, outdoor columnist Among the most abundant organisms on earth are the fungi. They live in the soil, in plants, in rivers and...
May 16, 2014 - 9:11am
Will anyone step forward to claim runaway bridal gown?
Members of Kinnickinnic River Land Trust are searching for “The Bride of the Kinni,” as they’ve lightheartedly labeled a woman who may...
Life/arts and entertainment
May 16, 2014 - 8:00am
April 27, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing Mequon woman found dead near home
MEQUON - Authorities say a missing woman has been found dead. Mequon Police say 54-year-old Candace Giles was found in the Milwaukee River near her home on Friday night Giles had been missing since Thursday. Police say she was found by a man who found her near the shoreline. Authorities...
April 27, 2014 - 10:54am
April 25, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Medical marijuana bill clears first senate hurdles
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota State Senate Health and Human Services committee passed the medical marijuana bill today on a 7-3 vote. Opponents tried unsuccessfully to delay the implemention date from July 1st to February 1st, 2015 to allow further study. Fairmont Republican Julie...
April 25, 2014 - 4:35pm
April 19, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal appeals court upholds Act 10
MADISON - Governor Scott Walker’s public union restrictions have been upheld by a federal appeals court ruling. Public workers from Dane County and the City of Madison filed a lawsuit in 2011, claiming the law violated their rights. The law stripped public workers of collective...
April 19, 2014 - 8:40am
April 14, 2014
Deadly bat disease found in Wisconsin
Bats in Wisconsin and Michigan have been infected with a disease that has killed millions of the mosquito-eating mammals elsewhere in the U.S. and could have a detrimental impact on farming and forestry, say wildlife officials. White-nose syndrome appeared in five small brown bats...
April 14, 2014 - 8:06pm
March 27, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Forty state counties decline in population from 2010-13
Forty Wisconsin counties declined slightly in population from 2010 to 2013, according to the most recent estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The declines affected mostly smaller counties that have struggled to maintain population levels during the past decade. The Milwaukee...
March 27, 2014 - 3:16pm
March 24, 2014
Crowd expected for River Falls dam re-licensing
A grassroots group called “Friends of the Kinni” is urging local citizens to attend a federal re-licensing hearing Monday, March 24, at City Hall on the two 70-year old dams in River Falls. The hearing will take public comments starting at 5:30 p.m. A River Falls Utility...
March 24, 2014 - 11:12am
March 16, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Milwaukee boy injured in car accident
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Police say an eight-year-old boy was struck by a car yesterday afternoon. Police say the incident happened near the intersection of 35th and North Avenue, just northeast of Washington Park. According to reports, the boy ran in front of the car, but police...
March 16, 2014 - 8:07am
March 12, 2014
Wild Side: Homeland security air force in peril
A bat flew by my nose as I was sitting on the patio last evening. The swooshing flutter startled me from my book. Bats were flying laps around...
March 12, 2014 - 8:36am
February 14, 2014
Wild Side: Where are the falls in River Falls?
I can’t recall how many times I’ve been asked to explain to people inquiring about where the waterfalls are in River Falls. The falls...
February 14, 2014 - 12:45pm
February 8, 2014
Disputed expansion of dairy watched for statewide impact
In a Green Bay hearing beginning Tuesday, a controversial attempt to expand a dairy farm set to become the fifth largest in Wisconsin will be...
February 8, 2014 - 2:18pm
February 7, 2014
Lake Superior nearing first complete ice-over since 1996
Lake Superior ice concentration Annual maximum ice cover on Lake Superior DULUTH, Minn. -- A frigid Northland winter is pushing Lake Superior...
February 7, 2014 - 9:45am