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New staff gear up for new year
UPDATE: Fire destroys pole shed at horse stable
Wisconsin roundup: Meth-related inmates outpace OWI in Eau Claire; man in court on dog-dragging charges; seven more state news stories
Judge agrees to December trial for Nunez
Kuehni to be charged again with homicide, will be released on bail
crime and courts
Volleyball: Panthers return large group of starters
Volleyball: Prescott continues high expectations
Volleyball: Spring Valley goes 1-2 at RF quad
Football: Panthers start season with big win at Spooner
Football: Mistakes are minimized in Spring Valley win vs. SCF
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen S. Franson, 45
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Kathleen Vinehout column: Have an opinion about your internet connection? Let your voice be heard!
Real Estate Showcase
January 27, 2012
Evers askes Assembly to pass bill to prevent expansion of vouchers
MADISON - State school Superintendent Tony Evers has asked the Assembly to pass a bill that prevents the expansion of tax-funded vouchers for low-income kids to attend private schools. Last June, lawmakers approved a last-minute package of items to the current state budget which...
January 27, 2012 - 4:55pm
Assembly votes to give parents more time to transfer kids to other schools
MADISON - The Wisconsin State Assembly has voted to give parents more time to try and have their kids transferred to public schools outside their home districts. On a voice vote yesterday, the house gave final legislative approval to a longer sign-up period under the "open enrollment,"...
January 27, 2012 - 4:51pm
State Senate passage of new mining bill uncertain
MADISON - State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) says his chamber will pass some type of mining bill before the session ends in March -- but they'll have to hustle. The State Assembly large GOP majority pushed its version of the measure through last night. But...
January 27, 2012 - 4:46pm
Letter from Sen. Harsdorf: Wisconsin moving forward
The recent State of the State address provided an opportunity to assess the reforms and progress made in the past year to get Wisconsin's fiscal...
January 27, 2012 - 3:40pm
Locals help deliver Walker recall petitions to Madison
She hoisted the bankers box of recall petitions to her shoulder, holding it there with her right hand and sauntered triumphantly down the line,...
January 27, 2012 - 10:06am
January 26, 2012
Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Wisconsin Jobs -- Thank our Neighboring States
The Governor should give our neighboring governors thanks for more Wisconsinites working now than a year ago. State employment numbers show...
January 26, 2012 - 10:32am
January 21, 2012
Justice Gableman won't recuse himself from cases
MADISON - Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman says he won't recuse himself from three cases. One of them is an attempt to reopen last year's decision allowing the governor's controversial collective bargaining law to go into effect. Attorneys involved in the cases asked...
January 21, 2012 - 9:41am
January 11, 2012
Political and Government News: Republican law firm ordered to pay $17,500 to a Demorcratic group over redistricting
MADISON - A Republican law firm has been ordered to pay $17,500 to a Democratic group that's suing GOP legislators over the redistricting plan they drafted. Three federal judges ruled last week that Republicans and their attorneys from Michael Best and Friedrich have been stonewalling...
January 11, 2012 - 8:39am
January 6, 2012
Local woman declares candidacy for state Assembly
River Falls resident Diane Odeen confirmed late Friday, Jan. 6, that she will run in this fall's Wisconsin Assembly election to represent District...
January 6, 2012 - 7:47pm
November 11, 2011
Harsdorf statement: Encouraged by action on St. Croix River crossing
I am pleased that S. 1134, federal legislation that clears the way for the construction of a new St. Croix River Crossing, was approved by the...
November 11, 2011 - 9:37am
September 30, 2011
RF town: New policy to address ditch mowing
The citizens' road maintenance complaints have been heard and the Town of River Falls Board is responding with a policy. While only in the beginning stages, the roadside upkeep policy will address some recent complaints. The Town Board went through the preliminary draft and made...
September 30, 2011 - 10:33am
September 28, 2011
Walker calls 'Back to Work' session
Madison - Gov. Scott Walker issued Executive Order 45 today, calling the Wisconsin State Legislature into a "Back to Work Wisconsin" special session. The session will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29. Legislation in the special session includes items to improve access to capital...
September 28, 2011 - 1:36pm
August 17, 2011
Wisconsin redistricting realigns voters, lawmakers
Deciding which candidate to vote for in next year's elections just got harder for St. Croix and Pierce County residents. First they must figure out if they're living in the same congressional, Wisconsin Senate or Assembly district as last election. For the majority, the answer to...
August 17, 2011 - 3:19pm
August 10, 2011
The voters speak, Sheila Harsdorf returns to Madison as state senator
Incumbent state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf said her resounding win in the Tuesday, Aug.
August 10, 2011 - 8:58am
August 9, 2011
Harsdorf claims victory, wins by 9,849 votes
Incumbent state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf said her resounding win in the Tuesday, Aug. 9, recall election was not her victory, but a victory for the...
August 9, 2011 - 8:57pm