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Boy, 16, dies after sustaining injuries in SD farm accident
Willing and ‘Abel:’ Plum City schools value volunteers
Jury acquits man in RF rape case
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
crime and courts
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Ellsworth girls take second at MBC meet
E-PC readies for playoffs with rout of Shell Lake
Raiders to travel to Clear Lake for opening round of playoffs
Todd takes runner up in Dunn-St. Croix Conference meet
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
Daughters work to save their mother
Last chance to see 'Pierce County in War & Peace'
Fresh Art Tour kicks off Oct. 7
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Absentee Voting & Voting Equip. Test for 11/8/16 Election
PIERCE COUNTY: 10/20/16 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF EL PASO: 11/1/16 Public Hearing re: Strauss permit
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 10/20/16 Meeting Agenda
REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Lucas M. Greeley; Case No. 16-SC-322
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
Bernice J. Huppert, 99
Wallace J. Harvey, 94
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Real Estate Showcase
November 17, 2009
Police and sheriffs can't charge fees for taking fingerprints
It's against the law for Wisconsin police and sheriff's departments to charge fees for taking fingerprints. Grant County officials asked the attorney general if it would be OK to charge fees for fingerprints which are submitted to the state for background checks. But J.B. Van...
November 17, 2009 - 9:00am
September 1, 2009
Monthly cell phone fee starts today
It will cost more to talk on the phone starting today. All Wisconsin phone lines will have a 75 cent monthly fee as part of the new state budget. It's expected to raise $107 million over the next two years for local police and fire services, as well as 911 dispatch centers. The...
September 1, 2009 - 9:00am
August 26, 2009
Licensing offices find themselves in red zone due to cuts
WILLMAR -- Every year, the offices that process driver's licenses, vehicle tabs, title transfers and boat licenses send about $1 billion to the...
August 26, 2009 - 7:34am
July 27, 2009
UW-Milwaukee students see sharp spike in online course charges
Students at the University Wisconsin-Milwaukee are finding that it's not cheap to go to class at their computers. The College of Letters and Science is charging $275 more on top of the normal tuition for its online course offerings. Provost Rita Cheng sees it as a convenience...
July 27, 2009 - 8:16am
July 23, 2009
Domestic partnership fees challenged in Fond du Lac
It was supposed to be about setting fees for registry of domestic partnerships, but a debate by the Fond du Lac County Board Tuesday night developed into a discussion about a state mandate some feel is unconstitutional. Supervisor Jim Kiser told board members he couldn't go along...
July 23, 2009 - 9:03am
May 27, 2009
State trash haulers could soon have highest fees in country
Wisconsin trash haulers could soon pay the highest fees in the country for dumping their garbage at landfills. The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee has endorsed a budget measure to increase the state's tipping fee from $6 a ton to about $13. Supporters of the increase say...
May 27, 2009 - 9:00am
Joint Finance Committee endorses $5 hike in handgun fee
Owning a handgun will be more expensive in Wisconsin. The state Legislature's Joint Finance Committee endorsed a budget measure Tuesday to raise the fee for buying a handgun from $8 to $13. The Justice Department said the $5 increase would cover the cost of performing the necessary...
May 27, 2009 - 9:00am
February 24, 2009
Congressman says if Doyle drops Real ID he should also drop fee for it
Gov. Jim Doyle's decision not to put funding in the next state budget for the Real ID driver's license has touched yet another nerve. That's because a $10 increase in the license fee for the program will keep being collected. Real ID is the federal mandate to create more secure...
February 24, 2009 - 9:00am
December 12, 2008
DNR doesn't plan on hiking license fees despite budget hole
Sportsmen in Wisconsin won't have to pay more for a deer hunting license, but motorists might have to watch more deer rot along the roadsides. That's one way the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources plans to help cut the state's huge deficit in the next budget. DNR Secretary...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 20, 2008
Martell Ordinance Establishing Impact Fees
TOWN OF MARTELL Ordinance No. 2008 - 04 Ordinance Establishing Impact Fees Pursuant to its authority under Wisconsin law, including, Wis. Stat. 66.06 17, the Town Board of the Town of Martell hereby ordains as follows: Section - I .O Purpose and Intent. Pursuant to Wis. Stat....
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Lawmakers feuding over who pays convention tabs
Wisconsin lawmakers are always feuding about something, whether they're in session or not. This week, the question is whether to stick taxpayers with the costs of attending their national meetings. We're paying six Democratic senators -- four of their aides -- and two Senate staff...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Northwest announces more job cuts; added fees
Northwest Airlines says it's cutting 2,500 front-line and management jobs because of the dramatic run-up in fuel prices. Spokeswoman Tammy Lee says Northwest will first try to achieve the cuts through voluntary means such as early retirements and attrition. Lee adds reductions will...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am