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Police Beat: Man angry about drug denial; lady likes her clothes
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
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target letting thousands go at Minneapolis headquarters
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Holmen man arrested in Iowa on murder charge
crime and courts
EHS to defend title, SVE wants title at team wrestling state tournament
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
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild down Ottawa in a shootout 3-2
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
Valentine celebration held at care center
UWRF Africa Night Feb. 27
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
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