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Pole shed goes up in flames
Kuehni to be charged again with homicide, will be released on bail
Local auctioneer inducted into National Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame
Wisconsin roundup: Equipment issue does not delay St. Croix River Crossing; state ACT scores drop; 10 more state news stories
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crime and courts
Volleyball: Spring Valley goes 1-2 at RF quad
Football: Panthers start season with big win at Spooner
Football: Mistakes are minimized in Spring Valley win vs. SCF
Football: Early touchdown doesn’t hurt Wolves in 42-7 victory
Football: Prescott works through some roster turnover
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Ricky D. Rodewald, 62
Dale D. Jensen, 80
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
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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
March 16, 2016
Prescott schools hope second time is the charm: New levy override plan going to voters in May
PRESCOTT -- Another levy override referendum to be held during a special election on Wednesday, May 25, was approved by the Prescott School Board meeting in special session early last week. District voters will be asked to authorize having the revenues included in the school budget...
March 16, 2016 - 10:28am
February 24, 2016
Prescott schools faced with deep budget cuts
PRESCOTT -- The Prescott School District non-recurring levy cap override request was defeated Tuesday, Feb. 16 at the polls 778 (voting no) to 744 (voting yes), which will lead to some tough, immediate budget decisions for Prescott school officials.“When voters rejected the operating...
February 24, 2016 - 2:38pm
February 17, 2016
Prescott referendum fails to pass
The Prescott School District non-recurring levy cap override request was defeated today at the polls 778 (voting no) to 744 (voting yes), according...
February 17, 2016 - 7:55am