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Prescott Food Pantry eyes new location; application sent back to Planning Commission
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Why wait until Nov. 8 to vote?
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crime and courts
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Ellsworth girls take second at MBC meet
E-PC readies for playoffs with rout of Shell Lake
Raiders to travel to Clear Lake for opening round of playoffs
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
Daughters work to save their mother
Last chance to see 'Pierce County in War & Peace'
Fresh Art Tour kicks off Oct. 7
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Absentee Voting & Voting Equip. Test for 11/8/16 Election
PIERCE COUNTY: 10/20/16 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF EL PASO: 11/1/16 Public Hearing re: Strauss permit
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 10/20/16 Meeting Agenda
REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Lucas M. Greeley; Case No. 16-SC-322
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Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Real Estate Showcase
October 8, 2016
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
PLUM CITY -- I have been fortunate in my career to work in some quality K-12 school districts. One of the reasons I decided to come to Plum City...
October 8, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 26, 2016
Plum City referendum info meeting set for tonight
PLUM CITY -- There are two important questions on the ballot Nov. 8 for the District of Plum City school referendum. There has been some confusion...
September 26, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 11, 2016
Be informed before making referendum vote choices
Editor's note: This column was written by Plum City School District Superintendent Mary Baier. PLUM CITY -- It is important for the community...
September 11, 2016 - 10:00am
August 22, 2016
Why does Plum City need a referendum?
Editor's note: This column is written by Plum City School District Superintendent Mary Baier to inform readers about the upcoming referendum questions on the Nov. 8 ballot for district voters. The District of Plum City has managed its finances skillfully and efficiently over the past...
August 22, 2016 - 8:38am
August 4, 2016
Low interest rate for new school will save millions
ELLSWORTH -- The new elementary school in Ellsworth has been progressing this summer. The latest step towards construction has been the the securing of financing. On July 21, the bonds for the financing of the school sold at an interest rate of 2.82 percent. A rate of 4 percent was...
August 4, 2016 - 2:00pm
July 26, 2016
Referendum projects take center stage
SPRING VALLEY -- Facility repair and maintenance referendum projects are well underway in the Spring Valley School District. At the July 5 special school board meeting, a number of bids were accepted: Flat roof replacement and adding insulation at the elementary school (commons area),...
July 26, 2016 - 6:43pm
July 19, 2016
Plum City referendum given green light
PLUM CITY -- Plum City School District voters will have two referendum questions on the Nov. 8 ballot after resolutions were passed Monday night by the Plum City School Board. The board will ask voters two questions: To authorize the school district budget to exceed revenue limits...
July 19, 2016 - 11:08am
June 24, 2016
SUPERINTENDENT SCOOP: Step by step: We rebuild
PRESCOTT -- The following is a column written by Prescott School District Superintendent Dr. Rick Spicuzza. As of June 8, summer has arrived...
June 24, 2016 - 1:49pm
May 25, 2016
UPDATED: Prescott voters approve school spending increase
PRESCOTT -- Prescott School District voters overwhelmingly approved a referendum to exceed revenue limits by $1.46 million, preserving an effort by the administration to permanently bring spending levels back to where they were before massive cuts hit the district in February. By...
May 25, 2016 - 8:53pm
May 11, 2016
School project surveying beginning at new centralized site
ELLSWORTH -- Surveying has begun for the new centralized elementary school project, with a groundbreaking scheduled in late August or September,...
May 11, 2016 - 10:13am
April 20, 2016
Prescott schools further cut programs, staff in wake of February vote
PRESCOTT -- A failed February referendum to increase school spending led to staffing and program reductions Monday, April 11, when Prescott School Board members decided to eliminate teaching and faculty positions, or reduce staff hours and cut subjects outside the core curriculum....
April 20, 2016 - 11:33am
April 13, 2016
SV referendum passes; school improvements coming
SPRING VALLEY -- Spring Valley School District voters on April 5 approved a four-year $800,000 per year facility maintenance and repair referendum by a 862 to 536 margin, setting into motion an infrastructure improvement project that will carry into 2020. The next step, Superintendent...
April 13, 2016 - 10:29am
Ellsworth setting up for centralized elementary school
ELLSWORTH -- The school administration here tallied a victory last week during the April 5 referendum, which voters approved by a 2,189 to 1,877...
April 13, 2016 - 10:27am
March 30, 2016
Budget slashing begins, staffing reductions will take place
PRESCOTT -- The Prescott School Board meeting March 16 was dominated by retirements and discussions centered on budget reductions. Prescott School Superintendent Dr. Rick Spicuzza said the district has received retirement letters from kindergarten teacher Deb Whipkey, third grade...
March 30, 2016 - 9:01am
March 28, 2016
Statewide cellphone-driving proposal back; Hudson schools among 2 in state seeking $90M; presidential hopefuls come to Wisconsin; 14 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin is expected to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving in construction zones, but it will be a while before a statewide ban is reconsidered. The governor's office says Scott Walker will sign a Republican bill passed earlier this month to fine drivers at least...
March 28, 2016 - 8:19am