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Township official accused of ballout burning
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Two men killed in Minneapolis shootings
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Father shot by son in hunting accident near Wausau
Minnesota man injured in motorcycle accident Saturday
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Study ranks UW-Madison as second in "party schools"
crime and courts
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Saints defeat Minnesota 20-9
Durand/Baldwin-Woodville football game canceled due to illness
Mars and Nelson top Punky Manor Challenge at Red Cedar Speedway
Bridgewater takes reigns for Vikings on offense
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW's Gordon named Big Ten POW on offense
A celebration of 125 years of Ellsworth Fire
Spring Valley Dam Days Friday revisited
Dumond named Miss Spring Valley
NAMI healthy event funded by Allina
Spring Valley Homecoming 2014
arts and entertainment
Carol F. Perkins, 58
Jean Stewart, 100
Delores H. Dietzler, 89
Shirley Busch, 84
Bernadine Menter, 84
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 10/1/14 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COUNCIL: 9/24/14 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH PUBLIC LIBRARY: 9/30/14 Board Meeting
PUBLIC NOTICE: Program Year 2014-15 Workforce Investment Act Plan
FORECLOSURE: Deutsche Bank v. Kristine Abrahamson, Case No. 13-CV-224
Cow Belle: Drawn by the Word
Old Cowbelle: Request for prayers
August 26, 2009
Pro-tobacco groups outspend opponents 7-1; $1.25 million in 6 months
Pro-tobacco groups spent a record $1.25 million lobbying in the first half of 2009. Those figures are according to David Ahrens, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center. Ahrens says this was the first time the "million dollar threshold" has been crossed....
August 26, 2009 - 9:00am
February 24, 2009
Ryan says actual cost of Obama spending plan could top $3 trillion
President Barack Obama has told local leaders to use their economic stimulus funds for one-time projects that won't be repeated. But according to U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., of Janesville, the real cost of the stimulus package will end up being $3 trillion if its spending is continued...
February 24, 2009 - 9:00am
February 20, 2009
Lawmakers will try to stop Doyle from ending wasteful spending law
Some Wisconsin legislators say they'll try to stop the governor from ending a state law that avoids wasteful spending on government contracts. Gov. Jim Doyle's proposed budget would eliminate a three-year old law that requires a cost-benefit analysis before outsourcing any work...
February 20, 2009 - 9:07am
February 17, 2009
Three Madison area Democrats could decide how Wisconsin spends Fed stimulus
Three Madison area Democrats could have the final say on how $2 billion in federal economic stimulus money is spent. Democrats are pushing a bill through the Legislature in which Gov. Jim Doyle would propose all the projects and the two chairs of the Legislature's Joint Finance...
February 17, 2009 - 9:00am
February 10, 2009
Kohl, Feingold vote to move mega spending bill forward
U.S. senators are expected to pass their version of the $838 billion spending package today (Tuesday). Wisconsin Democrats U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl and U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold set the stage for the vote Monday by joining 59 others in cutting off debate. Thirty-six Republicans voted...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Martell Highway Spending Referendum
Town of Martell Resolution Number: 2008-4 RESOLUTION FOR REFERENDUM Whereas, the Town of Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin, held a Town Board meeting at which it was determined that the Town Board wishes to place a highway spending referendum on the September 9th, 2008 election, Therefore,...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
State teachers earn just below national average, but benefits way above
Wisconsin ranks 20th in the nation in teacher salaries, but is sixth when it comes to teachers' benefits. The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance recently released their findings on how Wisconsin funds its schools and teachers, using figures from 2006. In their report the alliance noted...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
February 20, 2008
Senate approves public funding for state Supreme Court races
It looks like the state Legislature will not halt the partisan big-money Supreme Court campaigns anytime soon. The Senate voted 23-10 Tuesday in favor of more tax funding and stricter contribution limits for the justice candidates. Assembly Speaker Rep. Mike Huebsch, R-West Salem,...
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am