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Wisconsin roundup: Democrats want federal monitoring of state elections; suspended UW student returns to court on sex allegations; 9 more state news stories
Charges: Suspect used car to injure man
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
Funeral for drowned Ellsworth boy is Wednesday in River Falls
crime and courts
WIAA football: Former all-conference lineman excels as a running back
WIAA cross country: Panthers wrap up season with pack mentality
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
Stagehands announce 'The Drawer Boy'
Happening Halloween: Where are the tricks and treats?
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Kyra Hayes, 16
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
EDITORIAL (Oct. 19, 2016): Calling a spade a spade
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 19, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 12, 2016): Don’t end up a tragic headline -- stop for buses
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 12, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 5, 2016): Carrying the torch of history
Real Estate Showcase
May 12, 2015
Warren Petryk column: K-12 Education is the Number One Priority
The non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB) released the general fund tax revenues for 2014-15 and each year of the 2015-17 biennium. Basically,...
May 12, 2015 - 2:34pm
May 1, 2015
Warren Petryk column: Moving the State Budget in the Right Direction
The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) recently concluded their second week of executive sessions. During these hearings, the members of the Committee...
May 1, 2015 - 10:55am
Kathleen Vinehout column: A Business Owes Nothing in Taxes & Gets a State Check?
“Why doesn’t the press cover what’s happening with refundable tax credits?” I asked the journalist. We were chatting about what I found...
May 1, 2015 - 10:50am
April 17, 2015
Kathleen Vinehout column: People Speak Out About Consequences of Budget Decisions
“This is not my cup of tea,” the farmer said quietly as he moved up to the microphone at the Eau Claire budget hearing. “I’m a UW...
April 17, 2015 - 3:15pm
Warren Petryk column: Listening Sessions Completed in the 93rd Assembly District
Friday April 10, I held a series of four listening sessions across the 93rd Assembly District in Prescott, Pepin, Durand and the Town of Washington....
April 17, 2015 - 3:08pm
Harsdorf Legislation Focuses on Reform, Modernization
Several bills that I have authored this session received action in the State Legislature recently, including three bills that were signed into...
April 17, 2015 - 3:00pm
April 7, 2015
UW and Business are Powerful Partners for Growth
The Governor’s budget proposal for the University of Wisconsin System has sparked a debate on the role and mission of this world-class institution...
April 7, 2015 - 12:09pm
March 26, 2015
Ron Kind column: We can and must provide better care for our veterans
The problems unearthed at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center have been troubling, and the consequences have been tragic. Although we...
March 26, 2015 - 4:05pm
March 11, 2015
Ron Kind column: Doing More to Keep Wisconsin Railways Safe
We’ve all heard that familiar rumble as trains roll through our local cities and towns. What might surprise you is how much rail transportation...
March 11, 2015 - 11:14am
Warren Petryk column: School Food Safety Legislation
The Assembly Committee on State Affairs and Government Operations held a public hearing and I was privileged to testify in favor of a bill I...
March 11, 2015 - 10:37am
March 4, 2015
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
“I’ve heard about the cuts,” the Buffalo County man said. “But this budget spends more. Who’s getting more money?” Folks are concerned about big cuts to the UW; cuts to local schools; scaling back of health programs for the disabled; public radio and TV losing state...
March 4, 2015 - 10:59am
August 14, 2014
Old Cowbelle: School time again
--Ina Murray, columnist So very quickly that time is here again, coming up autumn. Even though it has been about 50 years since I sent anyone off to kindergarten, I still feel it. I get that lonesome feeling that I did when our kids went back to school. Throughout the...
August 14, 2014 - 9:31am
August 7, 2014
Cow Belle: Community Prayer Chain?
--Ina Murray A recent request for prayer asked that a friend be added to anyone who had access to a prayer chain. In the past, we have had “prayer chains” in our church, but when our women’s group and most of our “circles” disbanded, our regular prayer chain got...
August 7, 2014 - 10:45am
June 26, 2014
Old Cowbelle: Missed opportunities
--Ina Murray Isn’t it funny how sometimes we miss opportunities that are right under our noses, thinking we have to drive a lot of miles and pay a lot of money to find special places. Like the Ellsworth Archery Range, right in our own home town, on the west side of Ellsworth....
June 26, 2014 - 8:11am
June 19, 2014
Old Cowbelle: Staying Put
There are a lot of good people in our world today, people who really care about helping others. A “Staying Put” chapter is being formed in our area with the purpose of providing assistance to those who need help to stay in their own homes as long as possible. Details are being...
June 19, 2014 - 10:58am