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Pierce food pantry has a new home
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Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Wisconsin Farmers Union sends survey on low dairy prices
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
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Volleyball: Panthers start season at Menomonie Sprawl tournament
Football: Cardinals lose in St. Croix Falls
Football: Ellsworth wins big in Colfax
Football: Spring Valley defeats E-PC on strong second half
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Aug. 25
Corpse flower set to bloom at UWRF
The strength of a community to be documented in film
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
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ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/6/16 Personnel Committee Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 9/7/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 9/6/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids - TRI Project #14901
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/16/16, Cleary Building Corp., Ellsworth, WI
Jeannette Miller, 93
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
Karen S. Franson, 45
Karen Sue Franson, 45
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Aug. 24, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Aug. 24, 2016): Not hard up for news, and grateful for it
EDITORIAL (Aug. 17, 2016): Small gestures add up to big things
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Real Estate Showcase
August 28, 2009
Twin Cities rank 17th in Forbes metro stress ranking
Wisconsin's largest city is about average when it comes to being stressed out. Milwaukee ranks 23rd in Forbes Magazine's new list of the 40 most stressful U.S. metro areas. On the plus side, home sellers are not losing their shirts since the year-to-year median home price dropped...
August 28, 2009 - 10:25am
August 27, 2009
Man charged with attacking Milwaukee mayor is due in court today
The man charged with attacking Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is due in court this afternoon. Anthony Peters, 20, will find out if there's enough evidence to order a trial on two felony charges. Barrett was leaving the State Fair Aug. 15 when he heard a woman scream for help at a home...
August 27, 2009 - 9:00am
August 24, 2009
Milwaukee's mayor less than enthusiastic about running for governor
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Congressman Ron Kind of La Crosse appear to be the leading Democratic possibilities for governor next year. That's according to Journal Sentinel columnist Dan Bice, who says Kind appears to be ready to run while Barrett is not enthusiastic, and would...
August 24, 2009 - 10:09pm
August 21, 2009
Milwaukee Army recruit dies during basic training at Fort Jackson
Army officials in South Carolina confirm that a recruit from Wisconsin has died while training at Fort Jackson. Pvt. Jonathan Morales died after a training march early Wednesday. Morales had taken part in the road march as he was wrapping up his basic training. Base officials...
August 21, 2009 - 9:00am
Milwaukee man given $100,000 jail bond for accused attack on mayor
Anthony Peters will stay in the Milwaukee County Jail on $100,000 bond after making his first court appearance Thursday. Peters is the 20-year-old Milwaukee man accused of beating Mayor Tom Barrett with a tire iron. If convicted on the felony charges Peters could wind up spending...
August 21, 2009 - 9:00am
August 19, 2009
Milwaukee mayor undergoes surgery on hand, face
The brother of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says he had to undergo three hours of surgery to repair his hand. Barrett got stitches in his head and needed plastic surgery to fix a cut running from his cheek to his nose. Barrett is home from the hospital, being hailed as a hero....
August 19, 2009 - 9:00am
August 18, 2009
Milwaukee mayor released from hospital; Obama calls him
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett still has gashes on his head and face, a broken tooth, two teeth knocked out and a broken hand. Despite his injuries, Barrett was released from the hospital yesterday. He also got a call from the president. President Obama released a statement Monday...
August 18, 2009 - 9:00am
August 17, 2009
Milwaukee mayor recovering from pipe attack at state fair
Doctors say Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett was alert and talking when he arrived at a hospital Saturday night. Barrett is recovering from injuries he suffered when he was attacked by a man with a pipe. Barrett was leaving the Wisconsin State Fair with his family when he heard a woman...
August 17, 2009 - 9:00am
August 13, 2009
New records don't reveal why U.S. Attorney Biskupic was saved from 2006 firing list
The House Judiciary chairman released thousands of records this week about the Bush administration's decision to fire nine U.S. attorneys in 2006. But those documents did not explain why former Milwaukee prosecutor Steve Biskupic was added to the list of those to be fired and was...
August 13, 2009 - 9:00am
August 12, 2009
Almost 1,000 people cheer and boo through health care reform meeting in Milwaukee
Almost 1,000 people cheered and booed through a meeting on health care reform held in Milwaukee Wednesday by House Democrat Gwen Moore. A federal marshal was among the security on hand, and while audience members sometimes argued amongst themselves, no one was ejected.
August 12, 2009 - 10:20am
Web site gives updates on boy rescued from burning SUV in July
A 4-year-old boy sat in a wheelchair Tuesday for the first time since he was rescued from a burning SUV in Milwaukee. David Harper was saved July 19 after his parents' vehicle crashed on a north side street. David talked this week for the first time since the mishap. His mother...
August 12, 2009 - 9:05am
August 6, 2009
Milwaukee firm gets almost $300 million to make batteries for hybrid vehicles
Johnson Controls of suburban Milwaukee is getting almost $300 million in the federal stimulus to make batteries for hybrid vehicles at a plant in Michigan. It's part of a $2.4 billion effort announced Wednesday to create the batteries, which are said to be the biggest factor to...
August 6, 2009 - 8:40am
July 29, 2009
Plea deal in works for one brother accused of starting meat plant fire
A plea deal is being sought for at least one of two brothers accused of firing the military flare that started the massive fire at the Patrick Cudahy meat plant. Kurtis and Joshua Popp waived their preliminary hearings Tuesday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court. And they were ordered...
July 29, 2009 - 9:00am
OnStar tracks car salesman and missing car in Pennsylvania
A Milwaukee area car salesman is free on bond, after he was caught driving one of his dealership's vehicles in Pennsylvania. John Sergeant Jr., 35, of Milwaukee is charged in Pennsylvania with receiving stolen property and Wauwatosa Police have not decided whether to seek charges...
July 29, 2009 - 9:00am
July 27, 2009
Hundreds attend Milwaukee rally to urge Congress to pass health reform
Hundreds of people attended a Milwaukee rally yesterday to urge Congress to pass health care reform. House Democrat Gwen Moore told the crowd that 14,000 Americans are losing their jobs every day. And that's boosting the number of people losing access to health coverage or the...
July 27, 2009 - 9:05am