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SUPERINTENDENT SCOOP: Step by step: We rebuild
Forum Communications to acquire Scuttlebutt magazine
City of Prescott won’t buy Steamboat Inn lot
State GOP leaders pleased, Latinos upset about SCOTUS ruling; 'Whad 'ya Know' to keep going online; Feingold endorses Hillary Clinton; 10 more state news stories
County wins possession of Stu West’s dogs, leaves him with the bill
crime and courts
Legion Baseball: Experienced Conway steps in as head coach
New trail opening in Kinnickinnic State Park
Former NFL QB to host Spring Valley camp
SCVBL: Pirates bats produce in win vs. Hager City
Legion: Plum City bats score nine runs in win vs. Spring Valley
How country schools shaped America
First-ever dual-sport motorcycle ride cruises into county
Rockin’ on the river at Summerfest; mural contest winner announced
Unveiling of revamped Cheese Curd Fest set for June 24-25
Nominate your favorite Senior Citizen
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/28/16 Special Board Meeting
Notice of Pending Application for Proposed Riprap (Brenner)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Bonnie R. Martindale Estate; Case No. 16PR44
SUMMONS: Nationstar Mortgage v. Duane E. Miller; Case16-CV-91
PIERCE COUNTY: 6/28/16 Board Meeting Agenda
Patricia Ann Leonard, 74
Jody Hannack, 57
Beverly F. Falteisek, 80
Frank R. Falteisek, 86
Orval D. Nelson, 93
Kathleen Vinehout column: Birth, life and death of a bad idea
Ron Kind column: Securing the future of Wisconsin Dairy
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit raises questions about clean water protection
Bay City president explains village position on eminent domain issue
Kathleen Vinehout column: School funding hits home
Real Estate Showcase
May 5, 2016
Proposed CVTC budget reduces tax rate
A preliminary 2016-17 budget for Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) allows for some instructional changes to better meet the needs of students and businesses, despite flat revenues and expenditures. The CVTC Board of Trustees on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to a budget...
News / government
May 5, 2016 - 9:11am
December 11, 2015
Finance group recommends levy cap override
PRESCOTT -- An operational referendum is set for Feb. 16, 2016 in the Prescott School District. At a special school board meeting Tuesday, the finance committee presented a recommendation to the board. The recommendation states: based on projected state revenue increases of 1 percent...
News / education
December 11, 2015 - 2:23pm
October 28, 2015
Lower mill rate seen in ‘16 Ellsworth village budget
A mill rate expected to be lower than last year’s is foreseen in the Village of Ellsworth’s 2016 budget proposal. The proposal has been prepared earlier than in past years because of a request by Pierce County for municipalities to have budget information available to the...
News / government
October 28, 2015 - 12:32pm
July 1, 2015
County looks to maximize tax levy; medical examiner fees see big hike
The Pierce County Board voted unanimously to maximize the allowable tax levy for 2016 at its June 23 meeting, which means property taxes could be going up. This number is based upon how much the state allows local governments to tax its citizens and businesses, said County Administrator...
News / government
July 1, 2015 - 3:10pm
April 30, 2015
Hopes rekindled for tax reciprocity issue
A border battle over income tax filing could be over if a bill moving through the Minnesota Legislature continues to gather steam. Wisconsin lawmakers signaled cautious enthusiasm for reinstatement of a tax reciprocity agreement that has been dead since former Minnesota Gov. Tim...
News / government
April 30, 2015 - 2:31pm
June 25, 2009
County takes property to cover delinquent taxes
ELLSWORTH - Because apparent owners haven't paid property taxes for several years, the Pierce County Board voted to take possession of a home, a buildable lot and several property remnants. The amounts owed on the eight properties range from $21,743 to $241, said Pierce Treasurer...
June 25, 2009 - 4:27pm
May 21, 2009
Two state officials refuse to raise taxes to cover shortfall
Two top state officials say they will not raise taxes to cover the state's latest revenue shortfall. Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan told mayors and local leaders in Madison Wednesday that people are "struggling enough now." And Administration Secretary Michael Morgan re-affirmed...
May 21, 2009 - 9:00am
April 8, 2009
Year of Delinquent Taxes 2006 PARCEL NO OWNER SEC/TN/RG LEGAL DESCRIPTION AMOUNT 2006 TAXES - TOWN OF CLIFTON 002-01011-0301 Redman, Ricky; Anderson Rhonda 06-27-19* Lot 1 Redman Ridge $596.11 002-01011-0305 Redman, Ricky; Anderson Rhonda 06-27-19*...
April 8, 2009 - 1:46pm
March 9, 2009
Stimulus school spending won't stop property tax hikes
The federal stimulus package will provide a big boost to Wisconsin's public schools but not enough to keep your property taxes from going up. John Ashley of the Wisconsin Association of School Boards says costs keep rising for employee health insurance, busing and everything else....
March 9, 2009 - 9:00am
February 12, 2009
Economist says now is not the time to raise taxes on business or rich
A leading economist says it's no time to raise business taxes. That's what Barry Asmus of the National Center for Policy Analysis told 750 people in Madison at the annual Business Day sponsored by the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce group. Asmus said the best way to restore...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Letter: He wonders about affordable contract now, renegotiating later
TO THE EDITOR: Ms.
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
December 9, 2008
Wisconsin's DAs want beer tax to pay for more prosecutors
Wisconsin's prosecutors say they could put more criminals away if adults would pay more for their beer and booze. The District Attorneys' Association announced a resolution on Monday which calls for a "modest" increase in the state's beer and liquor taxes. Last year, state auditors...
December 9, 2008 - 9:00am
November 12, 2008
Doyle won't guarantee no tax hike
November 12, 2008 - 9:00am
October 22, 2008
Letter: Hold onto your wallet, he says
TO THE EDITOR: Get this, Barack Obama wants to raise taxes on every segment of the population that creates jobs. He wants to reduce taxes for the people who currently do not pay any tax. That is not reducing taxes.
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
Property tax delinquencies up across state
More Wisconsinites are not paying their property taxes on time. Some experts say developers and cash-strapped homeowners are choosing between paying the mortgage or the taxes. By and large, they're choosing the mortgage, with the knowledge that counties must wait three years to...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am