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Two GOP lawmakers propose term limits; hunter killed by stray bullet; Arcadia mayor recalled; more Wisconsin news stories
Public advised about safe ways to dispose of sharps
Charges: man steals Hammond cop's truck, 'torches' it in Minnesota
Pierce County Sheriff’s Blotter: Hunters and scammers gone wild; mystery noose
crime and courts
Girls Basketball: Panthers fall to Osceola after tough second half
Boys Basketball: Cardinals set goals to be more competitive
Sports Scoreboard from Tuesday, Nov. 24
Boys Basketball: Prescott seeks another state tournament run
Boys Basketball: Prescott’s Hamilton draws Division 1 attention
Red Kettle Campaign needs public's help to reach goal
New pastor values outreach to community over building
Shop with a Cop brings holiday cheer
Zion opens collection site for ‘Operation Christmas Child’
Freedom is not free
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/1/15 Personnel Committee Meeting
FORECLOSURE: US Bank v. Carla M. Newman; Case No. 15-CV-79
FORECLOSURE: Bank of America v. Matthew Schneider; Case No. 13-CV-260
PRESCOTT SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2016 Spring Election Notice (Revised)
TOWN OF MARTELL: 12/1/15 Public Hearing - New Town Shop
Marjorie Ann Hildebrandt, 86
Gerald "Jerry" Knippenberg, 89
Joe Menter, 78
Ronald Feuerhelm, 88
Howard J. Ott, 67
Kathleen Vinehout column: Enjoying Thanksgiving on the farm
Ron Kind column: Fighting to improve rail safety
Kathleen Vinehout column: Wisconsin report card provides info on progress, problems
Sheila Harsdorf column: Legislature continues focus on reform, workforce development
Warren Petryk column: Petryk legislation passes the Assembly with bipartisan support
April 17, 2015
Harsdorf Legislation Focuses on Reform, Modernization
Several bills that I have authored this session received action in the State Legislature recently, including three bills that were signed into...
opinion / columns
April 17, 2015 - 3:00pm
November 5, 2008
Rhoades, Murtha, Harsdorf re-elected; Danou takes 91st
In a night when Democrat Barack Obama was elected president, local Republicans fared better, with both incumbent 10th District Senator Sheila Harsdorf and incumbent 30th District Assembly Representative Kitty Rhoades winning re-election by fairly comfortable margins. Hudsonite Rhoades...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Sheila Harsdorf and Alison Page to be on 'The West Side'
Wisconsin Public Radio's "The West Side" wraps up its series of election forums with candidates from the 10th Senate District at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28. Guests include Senator Sheila Harsdorf (Republican) and Alison Page (Democrat), both of River Falls. Host Mary Jo Wagner will...
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
Letter: He blames Rhoades, Harsdorf for tension over schools
TO THE EDITOR: State Rep. Kitty Rhoades and State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf are both responsible for the perpetual tension between our public schools and those of us who pay property taxes. Under the current Rhoades-Harsdorf "going-out-of-business" funding system, the only option for...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
July 29, 2008
Harsdorf announces re-election bid
Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls, formally announced her re-election bid for the 10th Senate District seat she has held since 2000. In her announcement Harsdorf noted some of her accomplishments including bills to crack down on methamphetamine production, enabling the creation...
July 29, 2008 - 12:00am
July 28, 2008
Ellsworth officials react to loss of Army Reserve unit
ELLSWORTH - Gerry DeWolfe once served in the U.S. Army's reserve's 652nd Engineering Company and still knows people connected with the unit. That's why the announcement that the Army intends to move the unit from its headquarters in Ellsworth to a new location outside of Hammond...
July 28, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Senate narrowly passes budget fix; Harsdorf votes no
All 15 Senate Republicans and one Democrat voted against the budget repair deal, but the measure still passed -- by one vote -- and now goes onto the Assembly. Today (Wednesday), the Assembly is expected to take up the measure, which aims at fixing the state's projected $527 million...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am
March 27, 2008
Harsdorf urges yes vote on Frankenstein Veto amendment
Since the 1930s Wisconsin governors have enjoyed some of the strongest line-item veto powers in the nation. However, one area legislator hopes that next Tuesday Wisconsin voters will say yes to a proposed amendment to the state's Constitution that would put limits on those powers....
March 27, 2008 - 12:00am
February 22, 2008
Harsdorf listening in
State Sen., Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls, has scheduled hours in area communities to meet with constituents to discuss their concerns about issues in the Legislature. "Being accessible to those I represent is critical to the work I do in the state Senate," said Harsdorf. "In addition...
February 22, 2008 - 12:00am
February 21, 2008
Harsdorf's listening sessions begin Monday
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls, will visit area communities to listen to concerns on issues in the legislature. Harsdorf will hold office hours during the course of four days. Included are: --Next Monday, 3-4 p.m., Prescott City Hall (800 Borner St.); 5-6 p.m., River...
February 21, 2008 - 12:00am
Editorial: Prospects for good race
Hope exists that the local state senate race will be decided by real issues and not personal attacks and put-downs. There are two reasons to hope. Current Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, while a staunch defender of the Republican Party line, isn't known to engage in such attacks. She has kept...
February 21, 2008 - 12:00am