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PIERCE COUNTY LAND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE: 6/22/17 Meeting Agenda
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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...
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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
November 11, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Don't blame voter ID law for lower turnout, Walker says; thousands march against Trump in Wisconsin; 9 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker's office insists that Wisconsin's voter ID law was not why Tuesday's voter numbers were three percent lower than expected. Milwaukee Election Commission director Neil Albrecht says 41,000 fewer city residents voted than in the last White House contest in 2012 --...
November 11, 2016 - 8:50am
October 21, 2016
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
A Wisconsin man who had traveled to Turkey and Syria in 2014 to join the Islamic State militant group has pleaded guilty of attempting to support...
October 21, 2016 - 9:23am
July 11, 2016
Wisconsin's battleground status now shaky; Madison protests bring no arrests; feds investigating H-D brakes; 14 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- It's still very early, but the presidential candidates and special interests have stayed away from Wisconsin in their advertising. And it could mean that the state is losing the battleground status it had for the past several White House contests. According to the Milwaukee...
July 11, 2016 - 8:19am