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TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
(Pub. Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and 12, 2016)STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT PIERCE COUNTY
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 10/3/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/29/16 Special Highway Committee Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 10/3/16 Town Board Meeting
Irma J. Helmueller, 89
Shirley M. Bemis, 91
Dr. Gary A. Palmquist, 62
LeRoy Edson Burgess, 96
Kay L. Beder, 49
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Kathleen Vinehout column: Looking for answers
Kathleen Vinehout column: Who will be my teacher?
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Aug. 24, 2016)
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August 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Primary turnout slated for 16 percent; voter ID law picked apart by judge; 13 more state news stories
MADISON -- About one of every six Wisconsin adults will vote in the Aug. 9 primaries for congressional, state, and county partisan offices. The state Elections Commission predicts a 16-percent statewide turnout, down from almost 19-and-one-half percent four years ago when there was...
August 1, 2016 - 8:36am
March 25, 2016
Walker: New name might get GOP nomination; Wisconsin pays highest electricity rates; Cruz snipes back at Trump in Badger State; seven more state news stories
DANE – Gov. Scott Walker is back in the presidential primary spotlight, but not for endorsing a Republican candidate. He's taking the opposite approach, telling national media Thursday that in a contested GOP national convention, someone other than the remaining three candidates...
March 25, 2016 - 8:16am
March 21, 2016
Absentee voting underway; Walker still riding GOP fence; leftover turkey-hunting permits; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Voters wanting to cast their ballots early in the April 5 primary can vote absentee starting Monday. You can make your choice for president, the Wisconsin Supreme Court and all local positions. Most election offices in Wisconsin are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A reminder:...
March 21, 2016 - 8:36am
March 15, 2016
Learn about waterway at 2016 St. Croix Summit
The biggest and best conference yet about the St. Croix River will take place at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on March 22-23. The...
March 15, 2016 - 8:46am
March 14, 2016
Learn about Emerald Ash Borer at homeowner seminar
Emerald Ash Borer is a destructive, invasive insect that kills ash trees by feeding in the vascular system of trees. This pest has killed millions...
March 14, 2016 - 10:23am
March 11, 2016
UW Regents weaken faculty tenure protections; Bradley's affair not ethics violation, attorney says; Kloppenburg cops to Lincoln flub; seven more state news stories
MADISON – University of Wisconsin faculty members will get fewer job protections under a new tenure package the Board of Regents approved Thursday. The UW measures will let chancellors terminate instructors for poor job performance, and lay them off if their programs are cut for...
March 11, 2016 - 7:51am
March 7, 2016
St. Croix Crossing: Now reserving paddleboat tours
The St. Croix Crossing project has announced the full schedule of public paddleboat tour dates for 2016. The paddleboat tours through Stillwater-based...
March 7, 2016 - 8:04am
March 4, 2016
With flu bug still going, hospitals post restrictions
Starting Friday, March 4, Allina Health is implementing restricted visitor guidelines to protect all patients and staff due to influenza as the...
March 4, 2016 - 8:16am
February 22, 2016
Swine disease strikes UW-River Falls farm; annual auction canceled
By Natalie Howell, Falcon News Service A swine disease has broken out at Mann Valley Farm, one of the two laboratory farms run by UW-River Falls,...
February 22, 2016 - 4:21pm
January 23, 2016
Funds available to help homeowners with repairs
Funds are available to help homeowners hoping to make repairs to their homes. The Home Repair Program, funded by the federal government and distributed...
January 23, 2016 - 10:20am
January 13, 2016
Wisconsin Farmers Union commends passage of Cookie Bill through Senate
MADISON -- Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU) Government Relations Director Kara O’Connor thanked the Wisconsin State Senate for passing SB 330, also known as the “Cookie Bill,” through the Senate on Tuesday. “Wisconsin Farmers Union would also like to thank Sen. Harsdorf (R-River...
January 13, 2016 - 3:22pm
December 28, 2015
Season's first big snowstorm on the way; Two men die after falling through ice; Nine more state news stories
Winter storm warnings are posted in all of Wisconsin as most of the state braces for its first major snow of the season. Two to 10 inches are in the forecast with the highest totals expected in western and central areas from mid-day today (Monday) through tomorrow afternoon. The National...
December 28, 2015 - 9:12am
November 23, 2015
What was he doing in Spring Valley? Authorities search for clues in suspected murderer’s alleged visit
UPDATE: SPRING VALLEY -- How a man accused in a Michigan homicide got to Spring Valley and allegedly ditched an SUV before stealing a government truck there remained a mystery late last week. Spring Valley Police Chief John DuBois said Friday that an investigation into a burglary...
News/crime and courts
November 23, 2015 - 8:12am
November 4, 2015
Final jail design approved by Pierce County
After decades of debate and deliberation, the Pierce County Board unanimously approved the new county jail’s final design at its Oct. 27 meeting....
November 4, 2015 - 11:36am
September 23, 2015
Jobless rates still very low for Pierce and St. Croix counties
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary August unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties...
September 23, 2015 - 2:33pm