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UPDATE: Weather service: Storm drops more than 7 inches of rain on River Falls
UPDATED: Walker backs away from changes to open records law but is mum on his role Budget measure’s wording similar to recent documents from governor and DOA
As budget revisions near end, lawmakers back-track on sweeping records closure; more Wisconsin stories
Beldenville man injured in ATV crash
Ellsworth barn goes up in flames
crime and courts
Bay City walk-off victory is setback for Elmwood playoff hopes
Big inning leads to Prescott loss in Miesville
LEGION: Plum City has collection of area players
LEGION: Schedule conflicts hurt Rivermen early
FUGINA: Could Wolves soften memories of losing?
Pole plant veteran retires as manager
In retirement, Shoemaker to still be caregiver--for bears
Raye performs Conroy’s music
Polka Fest dances through 40 years; popular festival may disband
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF SALEM: 7/14/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF EL PASO: 7/13/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 7/9/15 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 7/14/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 7/14/15 Town Board Meeting
Dennis Fritz, 88
Travis R. Anderson, 38
Sherry Robbins, 60
Bertil Weberg, 78
Richard Eugene (Chico) Leraaen, 78
Sheila Harsdorf column: Transportation fund facing critical crossroads
Kathleen Vinehout column: Transportation spending: It’s time for a comprehensive audit
Kathleen Vinehout column: State Health Marketplace needed to protect Wisconsinites
Kathleen Vinehout column: Four (not to easy) ways to balance the transportation budget
Kind Column: The American Way
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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