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Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
Problem properties may face fines if they don’t shape up
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Former caregiver, 55, sentenced to prison
Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries
crime and courts
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
Football: Spring Valley works to replace talented seniors
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
WATCH: 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
Kathleen Vinehout column: Have an opinion about your internet connection? Let your voice be heard!
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September 22, 2009
School lunch menus Sept. 23 - 30
Ellsworth -- includes milk and choice of fruit Wed. -- Meaty Lasagna or Cold Ham and Cheese Sandwich, Tater Tots, Lettuce Salad, Breadsticks Thu. -- Soft Tacos or Chicken Fajitas, Lettuce/Cheese/Tomato, Green Beans, Ice Cream Treat Fri. -- Cheesy Pizza and Nachos with Cheese,...
September 22, 2009 - 2:14pm
September 15, 2009
School lunch menu, Sept. 16 - 23
Ellsworth -- Wed. -- Turkey and Gravy or Peanut Butter and Jelly, Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Corn, Dinner Roll, Cherry or Apple Pie Thu. -- French Toast Sticks, Sausage Links, Hash Brown Pattie, Apple Juice Fri. -- Pizza Pockets or PB&J, French Fries, Veggies and Dip Mon.-- Chicken...
September 15, 2009 - 2:33pm
September 8, 2009
College students stimulate local economies
All area college students are now in La Crosse, and when they move back, local businesses notice. "This city is a college town and the local businesses that lie within the campus areas, it has a huge effect on all that, a very positive big effect," said Mark Bernadot, owner of Howie's. Bernadot...
September 8, 2009 - 11:32am
May 20, 2009
New effort seeks to allow openly carrying guns near schools
There's a new effort to expand the number of places in Wisconsin where you can openly carry a gun. A group called Operation CarryLand has an online petition urging the Legislature to repeal the law against open weapons near schools. Right now, it's a felony to openly carry a weapon...
May 20, 2009 - 9:22am
February 25, 2009
Committee to hold public hearing on banning Indian mascots and names
The state Assembly's Education Committee will hold a public hearing March 17 on the bill that would ban Indian team names and mascots in Wisconsin public schools. Dozens of names and logos have vanished in recent years, but there are still about 40 of them out there. Under the...
February 25, 2009 - 9:25am
January 7, 2009
Letter: Group asks for response to proposal from school board
TO THE EDITOR: To The Ellsworth Community Schools District (ECSD) Board From The Concerned Citizen Group (CCG): At the regular board meeting, on Dec.
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Letter: Time to prioritize school budgets, trim fat, he says
TO THE EDITOR: We have a non-prioritized spending problem in this state. Madison has given us a $5 billion deficit this year. Our school district is approximately $1 million in the hole, maybe more. Regardless of the economy, government and schools keep a negative balance sheet....
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
Cash-strapped Milwaukee school district spending high in fringe benefits
Milwaukee school teachers get 61.5 cents in fringe benefits for every dollar in wages. That's much higher than a group of 33 similar school districts and public employers, both in Wisconsin and elsewhere. The Segal consultants of New York unveiled the figures, just as Mayor Tom...
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Prescott Schools: Snow Removal
NOTICE FOR BIDS The Prescott School District is seeking bids for snow removal beginning the winter of 2008. Snow must be removed by 6:30 a.m. at the high school, Malone Elementary, the middle school and bus garage. Bids are for a minimum of three years and are due to Roger Hulne,...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
Milwaukee school district to consider dissolving
Could you imagine Wisconsin's largest school system going under? It's being talked about in Milwaukee, after the School Board voted 6-3 last night to look into dissolving the district. The surprise vote came after Superintendent Bill Andrekopolous and several board members gave...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am
April 7, 2008
Kaler resigning as superintendent at end of year
Dan Kaler is resigning as superintendent of the Ellsworth School District, effective the end of this school year. Kaler confirmed the resignation Monday. He said he'll be making his health a priority. "I think very highly of this district and the people in it," he said. Kaler succeeded...
April 7, 2008 - 12:00am
March 21, 2008
School districts feeling pinch of higher diesel prices
Lots of Wisconsinites did a double-take when they first saw diesel fuel prices go above $4 a gallon. But school districts and their bus-fleets must live with that hard reality so will taxpayers when the next tax bills come out. Even a small district like Neillsville which has...
March 21, 2008 - 12:00am
January 24, 2008
Letter: Lobby legislators about inequality in ed funds, she says
TO THE EDITOR: Just say no. This three-word slogan is at the heart of our Ellsworth Educational Survey that community members received this past week in the mail. Please read it carefully--they have taken the time to make the numbers look affordable with the tax increases, but...
January 24, 2008 - 12:00am