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Gray areas prompt Bay City to consider surveying
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Police investigate threats report at Prescott Middle School
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Blue Devils take down Bruce in first round of playoffs
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Northwoods League makes it official
Ellsworth football relies on defense to advance to playoffs
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PIERCE COUNTY: 10/24/17 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 10/24/17 Special Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2017-01 (450th Ave. Speed Limit)
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/26/17 Board Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 11/7/17 Budget Hearing
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September 27, 2017
PSC approves Huppert utility transfer to village hands
MADISON — State regulators last week (Sept. 19) approved Ellsworth Municipal Water and Sewer Utility's acquisition of the privately-owned and failing Ray Huppert Utility. Transferring the Huppert utility to the village is expected to decrease the approximately 50 Huppert customers'...
September 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
September 22, 2017
UW-River Falls Dairy Farm Safety Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Center for Dairy Farm Safety will conduct the third annual Dairy Farm Safety Symposium at the World Dairy Expo on Thursday, Oct. 5, in Madison. The symposium is a series of workshops addressing topics related to dairy farm safety. Work-related...
September 22, 2017 - 10:05am
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin gets sweltering heat for first day of Fall; and more state news stories
It's the first day of fall, but you wouldn't know it by the sweltering forecast for Wisconsin. Afternoon highs will be in the 90s in southern...
September 22, 2017 - 9:57am
August 8, 2017
Former Prescott man headed to prison
MADISON — A Prescott man was sentenced Tuesday, Aug. 1 in federal court to 10.5 years in prison followed by 20 years supervised release...
August 8, 2017 - 10:00am
June 5, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Twin Cities residents injured in western Wis. motorcycle crash; 10 more state news stories
A Twin Cities man was suspected of criminal reckless driving in a Dunn County motorcycle crash that left him and a passenger injured. The Wisconsin...
June 5, 2017 - 8:54am
May 17, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Weather Service to survey site of fatal storms; more state news stories
The National Weather Service will have survey teams in northwest Wisconsin Wednesday to determine the actual number of tornadoes that touched...
May 17, 2017 - 9:42am
May 12, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Panel wants legislative oversight of veterans fund transfers; bill to punish campus speech disruptions gets public hearing; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- State lawmakers want more of a say in a trust fund for veterans' benefits, after $55 million were transferred to that fund from the King Veterans Home. The Joint Finance Committee voted unanimously Thursday to make the veterans' agency notify the panel about proposed fund...
May 12, 2017 - 9:12am
April 21, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State unemployment lowest since 2000; Ohio dairy files suit against Wisconsin's butter grading law; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's unemployment rate has dropped to 3.4 percent, the lowest in 17 years. The seasonally adjusted rate for March dropped by 3 tenths-of-one-percent from February. A survey of almost 1,000 households estimates that total employment for the month grew by 16,000 --...
April 21, 2017 - 7:31am
March 29, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Democrat calls concealed weapons without permits 'irresponsible'; chief justice rebuffs Walker's ethics panel proposal; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — A leading Democrat says it would be "completely irresponsible" to let Wisconsinites carry concealed guns without safety training or background checks.
March 29, 2017 - 8:56am
March 1, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Survey ranks state 16th-best overall; GOP senator questions immunity provision in Harsdorf heroin legislation; 9 more state news stories
Wisconsin is the 16th best state in the nation, according to an inaugural ranking from U-S News and World Report. The magazine evaluated all 50 states in 68 categories ranging from crime to personal opportunity. Wisconsin's government scored the highest — the fifth best, mainly...
March 1, 2017 - 9:39am
February 16, 2017
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Imagine a room full of people talking politics. It’s likely that you pictured people divided by their differences. That was not the case Wednesday,...
February 16, 2017 - 7:00pm
February 7, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Medical marijuana getting cold reception in Madison; Former U.S. solicitor general will try to help GOP keep district lines; 7 more state news stories
MADISON -- The state Legislature's GOP leaders are giving a cold reception to a pair of Democratic bills to legalize medical marijuana. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he remains against the concept, but he has not talked with his GOP caucus about it. Assembly Speaker...
February 7, 2017 - 2:04pm
January 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Illegal gun use targeted in legislation; court date set for suspected cop killer; 11 more state news stories
MADISON — A Senate bill proposes tougher penalties on criminals caught with guns or those who illegally buy guns for someone else. State Sen. LaTonya Johnson, a Democrat from Milwaukee, is a co-sponsoring a bill that would make it a felony to buy a gun for someone who can't legally...
January 23, 2017 - 8:51am
January 17, 2017
Greater St. Croix Valley Legislative Day set for Feb. 8
MADISON -- Leaders from Dunn, Pierce, Polk and St. Croix counties will travel to the state capitol in Madison on Wednesday, Feb. 8, for the annual Greater St. Croix Valley Legislative Day.
January 17, 2017 - 7:00am
January 5, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Recount costs will be lower than estimated; charges filed after child found out in cold; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — The actual cost of the presidential election recount in Wisconsin is expected to be about $1.8 million, nearly half of the estimated...
January 5, 2017 - 9:00am