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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
May 7, 2009
Gas leak forces evacuation in Pepin County
ARKANSAW - Authorities evacuated about 25 homes in rural Pepin County Wednesday afternoon following an incident involving a natural gas pipeline. A farmer using a backhoe scraper in his field on 730th Street near Silver Birch Road and Round Hill Road hit the 8-inch diameter pipeline,...
May 7, 2009 - 7:24am
February 25, 2009
Editorial: Gas price ruling debatable
A federal judge has ruled that Wisconsin's minimum markup on gas is unconstitutional. The news could be good for consumers, but may also have a down side, especially for small business owners -- and eventually for consumers. Wisconsin law makes it illegal for retailers to sell gasoline...
February 25, 2009 - 9:00am
December 31, 2008
Doyle wants to bring back automatic gas tax increase
It was three years ago when Gov.
December 31, 2008 - 9:00am
November 26, 2008
Liquor License: Gas Light Tavern
APPLICATION FOR CLASS "B" LICENSE TO SELL INTOXICATION LIQUORS AND BEER May 16, 2008 To the Town Board of the Town of Trimbelle, Pierce County, Wisconsin: The undersigned applies for retail Class "B" license to sell at the premises described in the application blacnk, in the Town...
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
November 17, 2008
Natural gas prices coming down
Gas prices are down. Now, it's possible that the cost of heating your home this winter may be less. What's a person who likes to gripe supposed to do? The federal energy information administration says the economic struggles are reducing the demand for natural gas. That is driving...
November 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 21, 2008
Price of natural gas down, but still expect to pay more
The price of gasoline is not the only thing plunging these days. Natural gas is down, too. Wisconsin Public Service of Green Bay now expects its customers to pay just 5 percent more this winter, down from the 15 to 20 percent jump it predicted two weeks ago. Spokesman Kerry Spees...
October 21, 2008 - 9:00am
September 16, 2008
Gas prices should start easing back in a few weeks in state say experts
Experts say the latest rise in gas prices should start easing off in a couple weeks because the refinery damage from the Texas hurricanes was not as bad as expected. But it was bad enough to raise Wisconsin's gas prices by another nickel-a-gallon.
September 16, 2008 - 9:00am
September 15, 2008
Gas prices take jump across Wisconsin following Ike
Gas prices took a big jump in Wisconsin this morning (Monday), as oil companies say they won't be able to make adequate supplies for now. The Triple A said the average statewide price of unleaded regular rose 6.5 cents a gallon from Sunday. It's now at almost $3.92. MilwaukeeGasPrices.com...
September 15, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Officials say expect 15 percent hike in natural gas bills this winter
The price of natural gas is only half of what it was two months ago - but don't think you'll get lower heating bills this winter. The U.S. Energy Department says wholesale prices have been high all year. And the average Midwest resident should still plan to pay at least 15 percent...
September 10, 2008 - 9:00am
July 24, 2008
Study says minimum mark-up law costing Wisconsinites 8 cents a gallon
A new study says Wisconsin's minimum mark-up law costs drivers an extra 8 cents a gallon. But retailers say that's wrong and today's mark-ups are not what they used to be. The Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, a conservative think tank, says the required mark-up is 30 cents a...
July 24, 2008 - 9:00am
July 16, 2008
Board rules against GOP candidate who gave out 34-cent gas
It was illegal for a state Senate candidate in Green Bay to give 34-cents-a-gallon gas to drivers who filled up at a gas station on July 2. Republican Chad Fredette said he was demonstrating how much the state's minimum mark-up law costs motorists. But on a 6-0 vote Wednesday, the...
July 16, 2008 - 9:00am
July 7, 2008
82 percent increase in natural gas futures has officials worried
If you thought last winter was bad for your heating bill, just wait. Natural gas futures have gone up 82 percent since Jan. 1. They're now the highest in 2.5 years. Wisconsin utilities say there's still a chance they'll go down by winter but Kerry Spees of Wisconsin Public Service...
July 7, 2008 - 12:00am
June 30, 2008
Gas prices soar to all-time high
Wisconsin gas prices hit another all-time high this morning. The Triple A said the average statewide price of unleaded regular hit $4.04-.06 cents a gallon. It's just a tad below $4 in Eau Claire, Green Bay, Janesville and Beloit. Milwaukee has the highest average in Wisconsin by...
June 30, 2008 - 9:00am
June 27, 2008
Gas use and tax collections hit five-year high in Wisconsin
Across the nation, drivers drove 20 billion fewer miles in April 2008 compared to April 2007, according to the U.S.
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
June 23, 2008
Gas prices force cutbacks on popular ferry
The high gas prices have forced a popular ferry service to cut back. The Madeline Island Ferry to and from Bayfield is no longer running every half-hour during the day. They've cut out their noon and 3 p.m. runs each way to save fuel. Spokeswoman Robin Trinko-Russell says the ferry...
June 23, 2008 - 12:00am