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Accident or criminal negligence? Milberg case in jury's hands now
Milberg trial: Closing arguments begin this afternoon
State could get $13M to fight heroin, opioids; Walker unsure if he'll speak at RNC; Wisconsin boasting nation's top crops; nine more state news stories
Milberg trial: Facebook activity, inspections scrutinized on Tuesday
Walker wants DOT budget plan earlier for 'full public discussion'; more Wisconsinites to take to the roads on Fourth; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Cheese Curd course challenges runners
New trail opening in Kinnickinnic State Park
Legion Baseball: Experienced Conway steps in as head coach
Former NFL QB to host Spring Valley camp
SCVBL: Pirates bats produce in win vs. Hager City
VIDEO: Cheese Curd Festival 2016
Chickens come home to roost at Abode Gallery’s new “ANIMAL” art show
First-ever dual-sport motorcycle ride cruises into county
How country schools shaped America
Rockin’ on the river at Summerfest; mural contest winner announced
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 7/12/16 Town Board Meeting
PUBLIC NOTICE: Transportation Grant Application - Spring Valley Seniors
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 7/12/16 Joint Review Board Meeting - re: TID 8
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 7/6/16 Meeting Agenda
SUMMONS: Lake City Fed. Bank v. Kathleen E. McNay, et al. Case 16-CV-100
Robert Carl Heppner, 89
Ronald Ferber, 77
Keith W. Hinz, 84
Jean Johnson, 70
Shirley Ann Furlong, 79
Kathleen Vinehout column: Birth, life and death of a bad idea
Ron Kind column: Securing the future of Wisconsin Dairy
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit raises questions about clean water protection
Bay City president explains village position on eminent domain issue
Kathleen Vinehout column: School funding hits home
Real Estate Showcase
VERDICT: Milberg acquitted on all charges
February 17, 2009
Primary election day today, only 10 percent expected to cast ballots
Wisconsin voters will narrow the field of candidates today for the person who sets the state's education policies. But unlike last November, folks won't see party monitors or exit pollsters. And they won't see a lot of people, either, since nine of every 10 registered voters are...
February 17, 2009 - 9:00am
February 12, 2009
Five choices in next week's primary for State Superintendent job
A former pediatric trauma nurse, a state deputy superintendent, a Principal of the Year and two professors are the candidates in next week's primary election for Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction. The statewide vote set for Tuesday, Feb. 17, will trim the number of...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Primary next month for State Public School Superintendent
As expected, there will be a five-way primary next month for Wisconsin's new public school superintendent. The candidates filed their nomination papers by Tuesday's deadline to replace Elizabeth Burmaster, who's leaving after eight years in the post. Burmaster's deputy, Tony Evers,...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Primary results for area Assembly district races
The races for the area's Assembly districts are now set following Tuesday's primary election. Rep. Kitty Rhoades easily fended off a challenger in the District 30 Republican primary Tuesday. She won with 87 percent of the vote; Bob Hughes received 376 votes to her 2,428. Rhoades,...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
Primary election today, but few seem willing to head to polls
It's primary election day in Wisconsin and while there's a lot of stake, most state residents don't seem to care. State officials only expect 15 percent of those registered -- or 637,000 voters -- to show up at the polls. They'll decide if 30-year U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis.,...
September 9, 2008 - 9:00am
September 8, 2008
Primary election tomorrow expected to draw few voters
With the presidential race in high gear, we have not heard much about Tuesday's state, county and federal primaries throughout Wisconsin. Election officials only expect a 15 percent turnout. But 11 incumbents in the state Assembly will have primary challengers.
September 8, 2008 - 12:00am
February 21, 2008
State primary election turnout highest in 20 years
Wisconsin's presidential primary had its highest voter turnout since 1988. Thirty-six percent of eligible voters went to the polls Tuesday. Just more than 1.5 million Wisconsinites put Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain closer to winning their parties' nominations. Seventy-three...
February 21, 2008 - 9:00am
February 20, 2008
From behind bars Milwaukee alderman wins primary
Despite being in jail for almost nine months, Milwaukee Alderman Michael McGee junior easily won a nine-way primary for his seat. He picked up 32 percent of the vote Tuesday. Attorney Milele Coggs finished second with 22 percent, and the two will square off in the general election...
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am
Obama, McCain get Dairyland wins; Gherty, Cameron move on
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and Republican candidate John McCain came out big winners in Tuesday's Wisconsin presidential primary. With almost all precincts reporting, Obama gained 58 percent of the Democratic vote over rival Hillary Clinton who got only 41 percent...
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am
February 19, 2008
Wisconsin in spotlight today as voters head to polls
Wisconsin will have its say in the presidential race today and it's a lot bigger than the pundits first predicted. A relatively high 35 percent of voters will decide a primary that many thought would be decided by now. Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are scrapping for...
February 19, 2008 - 12:00am
February 14, 2008
Voters to narrow candidate field at Primary
The field of candidates for area elected offices in this spring's election will be narrowed when voters participate in the primary election next Tuesday. Polling location and hours information is published elsewhere in this week's Herald. For area school board elections, only the...
February 14, 2008 - 12:00am
February 7, 2008
Union Spring Primary
NOTICE TOWN OF UNION Notice is hereby given to the electors of the Town of Union in Pierce County, WI, that the LOCATION FOR VOTING IN THE SPRING PRIMARY, which will take place on February 19, 2008, will be at the Plum City Village Hall (Senior Citizens' Center), 501 Main Street,...
February 7, 2008 - 12:00am
Editorial: Our turn, finally
Many people may be unaware that Pierce County and the rest of the state votes in a presidential primary Tuesday, Feb. 19. With all the early primaries and many candidates dropping out, it's easy to overlook that Wisconsinites finally get a chance to weigh in on that date. Polls here...
February 7, 2008 - 12:00am