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UPDATE: Iowa woman dies of injuries suffered in Hwy. 63 head-on
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal judge tosses out wolf hunting season
State report on Durand illnesses released
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites sickened from eating pre-packaged caramel apples
Erickson Oil acquired by CrossAmerica Partners
crime and courts
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Dec. 19, 2014
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Gopher men's basketball team romps over Seattle
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW-Whitewater wins another Division III title
Ellsworth boys' basketball team snags first win
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packers' Bulaga questionable for Sunday's game
Lobergs win Ugly Sweater contest
Animal sleepover at Prescott Library
Holiday recital Friday in Prescott at UCC
It's a good fit, says pastor
Rommel recognized for 25 years of service to Shrine
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Permit
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/30/14 Budget & Finance Comm. Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
Neil C. Jones, 74
Helen Grace Bengtson, 90
Gregg E. Martin, 64
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Get Out! Deals
March 2, 2011
Red Wing Shoe leader stumps for Minnesota business
ST.PAUL -- Minnesota Senators heard a report from the chief of Red Wing Shoe Co., who backed their plans to help Minnesota businesses. Company President Dave Murphy told a legislative committee that his company pays much lower taxes on its Missouri plant than in Minnesota. While...
news / business /
March 2, 2011 - 1:27pm
Minnesota lawmakers mull Wisconsin tax reciprocity again
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators are considering reinstating a deal with Wisconsin so people who live in one state and work in the other do not need to file two income tax returns. A bill studying the situation is set to be included in an overall tax bill later this legislative...
March 2, 2011 - 1:17pm
January 19, 2011
Walker, Dayton's tax chat delayed
A telephone call between Minnesota and Wisconsin governors about a tax dispute has been delayed until later this week. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, both new to the offices, plan to talk about tax reciprocity, which until this year allowed a taxpayer...
news / politics
January 19, 2011 - 11:11am
'Open for Business' signs irritant for some Minnesotans
Wisconsin's new Republican governor is taking the same tactic as Minnesota GOP legislators to help the economy: finding ways to help businesses so they can create more jobs. Gov. Scott Walker toured his state Tuesday, including stops in Hudson and Superior next to Minnesota, touting...
January 19, 2011 - 11:05am
July 22, 2010
Drowning claims state ag secretary, UWRF grad Rod Nilsestuen
Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture Rod Nilsestuen drowned in Lake Superior late Wednesday while taking a swim following a day volunteering on a Habitat for Humanity project in the Upper Pennisula. His body was reportedly recovered about 6:10 p.m. some 300 feet offshore. Governor...
July 22, 2010 - 7:47am
October 16, 2009
School districts get overall reduction in state aid
Wisconsin school districts officially got the bad news many were expecting Thursday. The state released the final school aid figures and most districts are getting less than a year ago. In the summer, it was estimated that one of every five school systems would get 15 percent less,...
October 16, 2009 - 9:00am
June 12, 2009
Final Assembly vote on the new state budget delayed; Democrats add amendments
State Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan says Democrats have the 50 votes they need to pass their version of the new state budget. But he delayed the Assembly's debate until this morning, so Republicans could review all the changes the majority made in four days of closed-door caucuses....
June 12, 2009 - 9:01am
April 16, 2009
Dems work to expand state's layoff notification law
Some Democratic state legislators want to make sure you know your options if you lose your job or your home. Sen. Pat Kreitlow, Chippwa Falls, and Rep. Kristen Dexter, Eau Claire, plan to introduce a bill this month to expand the state's layoff notification law. They want to make...
April 16, 2009 - 9:43am
April 8, 2009
EHS music students head for state fest
On March 28, Ellsworth High School music students participated in the District Solo and Ensemble Festival at Prescott High School. Students performed vocal and instrumental solos and ensembles for adjudicators.
April 8, 2009 - 1:25pm
March 3, 2009
School-record four EHS grapplers in state finals
MADISON - The job of handing out medals to award winners at the WIAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament goes to members of the George Martin State Wrestling Hall of Fame, of which Ellsworth High School head coach Jack Radabaugh is a member. It's something he's done at many state...
March 3, 2009 - 4:02pm
February 28, 2009
Hauschildt pins for his second straight title, three Panthers second
MADISON - Hayden Hauschildt joins the pantheon of Ellsworth High School two-time state wrestling champions as he pinned Iowa-Grant/Highland's Justin Washburn in 3:13 Saturday evening at the WIAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament. Hauschildt won the 145-pound, Division 2 championship....
February 28, 2009 - 9:01pm
Prescott's Filkins' wrestles back to take third place
MADISON - Despite an injured shoulder, Prescott's Jake Filkins bravely and quite intelligently wrestled his way to a third place finish at the WIAA State Individual Wrestling Meet Saturday afternoon. Filkins reportedly tore his rotator cuff on his left arm in the Division 2, 189-pound...
February 28, 2009 - 3:07pm
February 27, 2009
Four EHS wrestlers on their way to finals
MADISON - The Ellsworth High School wrestling team broke new ground Friday when they placed four wrestlers in the Division 2 finals at the WIAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament at the Kohl Center. Hayden Hauschildt will be back to defend his state title. He defeated Sugar River...
February 27, 2009 - 10:10pm
Filkins and the Four Panthers onwards to semifinals
MADISON - Prescott's Jake Filkins and four Ellsworth wrestlers will be Pierce County's contribution to the semifinals of the WIAA State Wrestling Tournament in Division 2. These five wrestlers advanced with wins in Friday morning's quarterfinal sesssion. Filkins stayed undefeated,...
February 27, 2009 - 4:49pm
February 19, 2009
State budget hole grows, state programs to blame
There's one huge detail Gov. Jim Doyle left out of his budget speech Tuesday night that the expected deficit has grown again. It's now $5.9 billion, up from the $5.7 billion projected just a few weeks ago. The governor's aides disclosed the discrepancy at a briefing Tuesday. The...
February 19, 2009 - 9:00am