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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Developer plans third student housing complex at Fondy; Baraboo, Marshfield issues still unresolved
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Pedestrian killed by driver near Turtle Lake
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Measeles outbreak prompts vaccinations concerns
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Cross issues UW-wide hiring-pay-travel freeze
Hudson woman injured after striking multiple sign posts
crime and courts
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Martin leads Timberwolves to win over Boston
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Several former UW players in Sunday's Super Bowl game
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Seton Hall beats Marquette, extending their losing streak to four
EPC boys put winning streak at stake against No. 7 Frederic
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks, legislative leaders pleased with governor's plan for new Milwaukee arena
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: More than 2,500 U of M students exposed to measles after student becomes ill
Chippewa Valley Sibshop Feb. 8 in Menomonie
Gathering at library talks social justice
Eyewitness to the civil rights movement to speak
Pierce County Fair wants Century, Sesquicentennial farmers
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 2/2/15 Board Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF BAY CITY: 1/27/15 Public Hearing - Amend Zoning
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 2/11/15 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 2/3/15 Special Meeting of Town Board
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 2/2/15 Town Board Meeting
Leslie Robert Long, 86
Leora J. Rawn, 98
Marion E. Robey, 74
Get Out! Deals
September 16, 2009
Assembly expected to pass most significant drunken driving reforms in decade
The Wisconsin Assembly is expected to pass tomorrow what supporters call the most significant drunken driving reforms in a decade. The bill would make four-time OWI a felony if it happens within five years of a third offense. Repeat offenders would have to breathe into sobriety...
September 16, 2009 - 9:22am
August 5, 2009
U.S. needs comprehensive health care reform, he says
TO THE EDITOR: My great-grandfather emigrated from Sweden with his four adult children to Canada in 1889 and my grandfather was the only member of the family who came to the U.S., where he met and married my grandmother, who had emigrated with her parents from Norway. So I have...
opinion / letters
August 5, 2009 - 1:52pm
August 3, 2009
Doyle working on public school reforms, billions in federal grants
Gov. Jim Doyle is working on a host of public school reforms aimed at getting youngsters to perform better and to bring in billions in federal grants. But to get the money, Wisconsin would have to repeal a law that bans the use of student test scores to evaluate teachers. U.S....
August 3, 2009 - 9:00am
June 12, 2009
Congressman says there's a big difference in president's health care words and plans
Janesville Congressman Paul Ryan says there's a big difference in what President Obama says about health reform, and what he actually plans to do. House Republicans chose Ryan to respond to Obama's town hall meeting on health care in Green Bay Thursday. He said the Democrats in...
June 12, 2009 - 9:00am
February 9, 2009
Lawmaker says campaign finance reform bill has no teeth
A longtime supporter of campaign finance reform says a recent rule change in the Assembly does more harm than good. Assembly leadership this week approved a rule that bans campaign fund raising during budget negotiations. The move has been applauded by campaign finance reform...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Governor and others express need to reform child-care assistance program
Officials from the governor on down are expressing the need to reform Wisconsin's child-care assistance program. And they're also blaming each other for the fraud and abuse the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel uncovered over the past two days. Sen. Mary Lazich, R-New Berlin, said she...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
Obama tells Green Bay crowd he'll ask for 10-percent cut in fed contractor spending
Barack Obama told 7,000 people in Green Bay Monday that Republican John McCain is a late-comer in reforming Wall Street. The Democratic presidential hopeful laid out his own prescription for financial reform. Obama vowed to end what he called "the era of greed and irresponsibility." He...
September 23, 2008 - 9:00am
July 15, 2008
Group pushes deadline on health care reforms in state
When Republicans controlled the state Legislature, Democrats tried in vain to promise affordable health care to all Wisconsinites by a certain date. Now, with the prospect of Democrats ruling the Capitol, the liberal-leaning Citizen Action group is pressing the issue again. It got...
news / health
July 15, 2008 - 9:00am