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Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 150-year-old iconic structure coming down
LIST UPDATED: Schools close Friday, Feb. 24
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: SVE seniors move on to the semis
WIAA individual wrestling: Six out of eight Panthers advance to semifinals
Prep boys basketball: Motley's hot hand leads Panthers
WIAA individual wrestling: Day one in the books
WIAA individual wrestling: Freund can't create own momentum
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
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PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
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LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
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June 21, 2011
Proposal for Great Lakes council to protect from invasive species goes before Michigan legislature
LANSING, Mich. - State Senate Republicans in neighboring Michigan want to form a council to help decide how to protect the state from invasive species in its Great Lakes basin. The council would be made up of a group of experts. They would come up with a plan to monitor and prevent...
June 21, 2011 - 10:09am
June 16, 2011
Republicans slip in voucher plan into state budget
MADISON - Low-income students throughout Wisconsin could get state-funded vouchers to attend private schools in the coming years. State Assembly Republicans put the item into the next state budget around two this morning, just an hour before the Assembly approved it. GOP leaders...
June 16, 2011 - 5:26pm
June 15, 2011
State Supreme Court reinstates union law; Assembly delays budget debate; Concealed carry clears Senate
Most collective bargaining powers will soon disappear for thousands of unionized public employees in Wisconsin. A sharply divided State Supreme Court voted 4 to 3 Tuesday to reinstate the union limits sought by Gov. Scott Walker and his fellow Republicans in the Legislature. The...
June 15, 2011 - 7:28am
May 25, 2011
Harsdorf co-sponsors motion for current student reciprocity
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) has co-authored a motion approved by the Legislature's budget committee to preserve the tuition reciprocity...
May 25, 2011 - 9:56am
May 18, 2011
Afternoon Political and Governmentl News: Republicans reconsidering some of the proposed school cuts
MADISON - Republican legislative leaders say they're working on a deal to restore some of the $844-million in proposed state aid cuts to Wisconsin public schools. Senate finance chair Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) and Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald (R-Horicon) says the details...
May 18, 2011 - 4:33pm
May 13, 2011
Shelly Moore: Not running against Harsdorf out of frustration or anger
During a one-on-one interview, 10th Senate District Democratic candidate Shelly Moore said she views her candidacy in the recall election against...
May 13, 2011 - 1:04pm
May 11, 2011
Signatures verified for Harsdorf recall election
Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board says its staff has verified enough valid signatures to hold a recall election against state Senator Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls). The GAB also said it has confirmed enough signatures to hold recall elections for three other Republican...
May 11, 2011 - 9:16am
May 3, 2011
UPDATED: Teacher challenges Harsdorf
Ellsworth teacher Shelly Moore announced Tuesday during a rally in Hudson's Lakefront Park that she will run on the Democratic ticket against...
May 3, 2011 - 12:33pm
April 29, 2011
State Capitol News Briefs: Committee's decision to give industries tax breaks set's off debate
April 29, 2011 - 8:13am
April 25, 2011
Rep. Knudson sets listening sessions May 2
Rep. Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) has scheduled public listening sessions for Monday, May 2, to discuss state budget issues with 30th District constituents. Knudson...
April 25, 2011 - 12:46pm
April 23, 2011
Proposal to end 'Earn-A-Buck' to be taken up by state Assembly
MADISON - The Wisconsin Assembly Natural Resources Committee takes up a bill simplifying the state's deer season next week. Hunters could take a buck without having to get a doe first under the Republican-sponsored legislation. It would eliminate requirements that hunters have to...
April 23, 2011 - 11:15am
April 22, 2011
Sen. Kapanke cleared of wrong-doing involving his business
The Wisconsin Government Accountability Boardhas cleared state Sen. Dan Kapanke (R-La Crosse) of allegations of money laundering. The Democratic...
April 22, 2011 - 12:22pm
April 20, 2011
Dayton, GOP dispute basic numbers of budget
ST. PAUL - The biggest Minnesota budget dispute be not be about whether to raise taxes or even how much to spend, but about the fundamental numbers used to build budgets. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's administration and Republicans who hold a legislative majority dispute basic n...
April 20, 2011 - 5:08pm
April 19, 2011
Update: Harsdorf supporters stage rally at Hudson's Lakefront Park
At the same time Sheila Harsdorf recall supporters were meeting at the St. Croix County Government Center, about 200 people gathered at Lakefront...
April 19, 2011 - 7:57am
UPDATED: More than 22,300 signed petition to recall Harsdorf, organizers say
Organizers of the effort to recall state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf announced in a Monday evening rally that they have collected more than enough signatures...
April 19, 2011 - 7:41am