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Police Beat: Man angry about drug denial; lady likes her clothes
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Former Kenosha police detective admits to planting evidence in homicide case
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Man and grandson hospitalized after off-road vehicle breaks through ice
Facebook chatting/texting listed as factor in 2013 accident
Assembly will debate right-to-work for 24 hours; Workforce secretary calls public-aid drug testing ‘compassionate’; 13 more state news briefs
crime and courts
EHS to defend title, SVE wants title at team wrestling state tournament
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks will need to upset Warriors to stop losing streak
Ellsworth boys lose close tourney game to Osceola
Second half run eliminates Spring Valley boys' hoops team from regionals
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Two defending state champions win regional boys' basketball games
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
Valentine celebration held at care center
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Joyce I. Christensen, 82
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
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