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Resignations follow sexual misconduct in Glenwood City, sheriff’s office
Owner of Baldwin clinic agrees to more than four years in prison
Prescott Food Pantry eyes new location; application sent back to Planning Commission
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
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
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
March 1, 2016
Super Tuesday will have big impact on Wisconsin primary; AAA: Most are afraid to ride in no-driver vehicles; 14 more state news stories
Twelve states and one U.S. territory have presidential primaries and caucuses on this Super Tuesday -- and what the voters decide could have a huge impact on the Wisconsin primary five weeks from now. Today's contests will determine which candidates get about one-quarter of the Republican...
March 1, 2016 - 7:02am
February 26, 2016
State poll: Dems in virtual tie, Trump leads GOP; Poverty in Wisconsin hits highest level in decades; 12 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin's best-known independent poll has Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in a virtual tie as the April 5 presidential primary gets closer. A new Marquette Law School poll released Thursday gives Sanders a 44% to 43% edge, and he has a 30-point lead among...
February 26, 2016 - 7:30am
February 10, 2016
Maintenance projects’ refinancing approved; Referendum info sessions coming
ELLSWORTH -- Refinancing maintenance projects recently done in the interest of energy efficiency was approved by the Ellsworth School Board Monday. A resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of approximately $4,235,000 note anticipation notes related to the projects was accepted....
February 10, 2016 - 10:30am
February 8, 2016
Bill would let kids drive more powerful off-road vehicles
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) claims a proposed change in state law relating to the use of small all-terrain vehicles and utility terrain vehicles by children responds to consumer demand and encourages family enjoyment of trail rides. But the president of the Wisconsin...
February 8, 2016 - 1:43pm
Wisconsin gets second-highest federal internet grants; State residents face lowest gas heating bills since 1990s; eight more state news briefs
Three Wisconsin internet providers will get $570 million over the next five years to speed up their service to rural areas. The state is getting the nation's second-highest grants under the FCC's Connect America Fund 11. Only California is getting more. Century Link gets $330 million...
February 8, 2016 - 8:52am
February 4, 2016
Final snow totals range up to 16 inches; IRS imposters bilk Wisconsin taxpayers out of $250,000; 16 more state news briefs
The final numbers are in from this week's snowstorm in Wisconsin, and the two-day totals are up to 16.6 inches at Gile near the Michigan border in Iron County. Much of the northern third of the state picked up nine to 12 inches since Tuesday, and that has snowmobilers excited about...
News/crime and courts
February 4, 2016 - 7:14am
February 3, 2016
Short-lived effort brought ‘God’ stickers to cop cruisers
PRESCOTT -- In spite of what he described as a warm reception from community members, a Pierce County police chief’s effort to place “In...
February 3, 2016 - 1:40pm
Plum City looks at referendum vote
PLUM CITY -- Items in advance of a possible referendum were addressed by the Plum City School Board in December. An update on pre-referendum work and financial options was given to the board. Superintendent Mary Baier reported on such work as completed by Unesco, an outside consulting...
February 3, 2016 - 12:45pm
January 28, 2016
Steps taken to conduct facilities vote in April
SPRING VALLEY -- Steps were taken by the Spring Valley School Board early last week to conduct a facilities referendum during this spring’s election. The board approved resolutions necessary to go to a non-recurring referendum on Tuesday, April 5, to exceed the revenue limit by...
January 28, 2016 - 10:13am
January 23, 2016
Funds available to help homeowners with repairs
Funds are available to help homeowners hoping to make repairs to their homes. The Home Repair Program, funded by the federal government and distributed...
January 23, 2016 - 10:20am
January 20, 2016
Voters must decide whether to fund a levy cap override
PRESCOTT SCHOOL DISTRICT -- Prescott School District residents will be faced with a non-recurring levy cap override operating referendum question...
January 20, 2016 - 12:17pm
January 6, 2016
Updated costs heard as referendum plans made
SPRING VALLEY -- Updated facility maintenance costs and timelines for an upcoming referendum were discussed by the Spring Valley School Board last month. The updated costs were higher in most areas than the original estimates. Superintendent Dr. Donald Haack said, though the difference...
January 6, 2016 - 11:09am
December 18, 2015
State lawmakers say school referendum process is being abused; State delayed paying bills due to IT problem; 12 more Wisconsin news briefs
MADISON -- Wisconsin lawmakers behind a bill that would restrict how often school districts could propose borrowing referendums say the process is being abused. Rep. Michael Schraa and Senator Duey Stroebel's original proposal would prohibit school districts from bringing failed borrowing...
December 18, 2015 - 7:24am
November 30, 2015
Area jobless rates remain low
Latest figures from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) show October unemployment rates for St. Croix County at 2.9% and...
November 30, 2015 - 12:08pm
November 24, 2015
Facility referendum survey inconclusive
Results of a district-wide phone survey last month addressing elementary facility improvement options proved inconclusive, Ellsworth School Board...
November 24, 2015 - 9:44am