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Presidential ballots recount underway in Pierce, St. Croix counties
Oak Grove residents oppose proposed shooting range
Oak Grove PC denies shooting range recommendation
Ellsworth native shot dead in Dunn County
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
crime and courts
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
Prescott wrestling: Sanford wins lone championship for Cardinals at Invite
Prep girls basketball: Spring Valley bounces back; Plum City/Elmwood falls at the buzzer
Prep wrestling: Spring Valley/Elmwood grow from Ellsworth Invitational
Weekend update: Prep boys basketball
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Maxine Witt, 65
Vernon Anderson, 92
Lou Ann Davidson, 62
Janet M. Barringer
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 23, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 16, 2016): 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Real Estate Showcase
November 28, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Presidential recount expected to start Thursday; Assembly speaker bemoans transportation funding issue; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Elections Commission will set a timeline Monday morning for a statewide presidential recount that's expected to begin Thursday. Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign said it would do what it could to take part in the recount, even though candidates Jill Stein...
November 28, 2016 - 8:27am
November 21, 2016
Cheap gas, more travel for Thanksgiving
Fueled by the cheapest November gas prices in years, Americans are expected to travel more for Thanksgiving this year than any year since before...
November 21, 2016 - 11:12am
Wisconsin roundup: Hunters register fewer opening-day deer; transportation problem looms for state; 9 more state news stories
Wisconsin deer hunters shot almost 10 percent fewer animals than last year on the first day of the nine day gun season. According to preliminary DNR totals, 68,756 deer were taken on Saturday -- down from 76,223 on the opening day of 2015. WBAY-TV in Green Bay says hunting conditions...
November 21, 2016 - 8:42am
September 26, 2016
Will ‘Just Fix It’ bring relief to Wisconsin motorists?
Wisconsin roads are some the of the worst in the nation. That’s with 71 percent of state roads “in poor (or) mediocre condition” and 14...
September 26, 2016 - 9:55am
September 22, 2016
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Funding roads is an important job for state leaders. Nine cents of every state budget dollar goes towards transportation. In the vagaries of...
September 22, 2016 - 3:36pm
August 4, 2016
Cleanup and detours continue in northern WI
NORTHERN WIS. -- The Wisconsin Department of Transportation and Ashland County today opened a new detour route for WIS 13. The new route uses Ashland County C for car traffic. The new detour route between Mellen and Ashland decreases motorist indirection by approximately 40 miles....
August 4, 2016 - 10:16am
June 3, 2016
GOP leaders criticize Walker's road funding approach; almost one-third of State Assembly members unopposed; alleged Twin Cities gang member ordered to stand trial for Manitowoc murder; and 10 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- At least two Republican legislative leaders say they'll keep looking for acceptable revenue increases to improve Wisconsin highways. That's after Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday he would not raise transportation taxes or fees without corresponding budget cuts elsewhere....
June 3, 2016 - 9:52am
April 28, 2016
I-94 bridge work to affect St. Croix traffic with overnight lane closings
Work to replace the 200th Street Bridge over I-94 in St. Croix County will result in overnight lane closures from Monday to Friday, May 2-6....
April 28, 2016 - 10:11am
January 20, 2016
Highway 10 underpass option approved
PRESCOTT CITY COUNCIL -- An underpass option to carry pedestrian and bicycle traffic beneath Highway 10 at Canton Street and Eagle Ridge Drive...
January 20, 2016 - 11:53am
October 29, 2015
Stage set for Ryan to become first Wisconsinite serving as House Speaker; Murtha co-sponsors bill requiring local sign-off on new roundabouts; 12 more Wisconsin news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Paul Ryan said he'll seek unity and a fresh vision for his fellow Republicans, as he becomes the first from Wisconsin to serve as speaker of the U.S. House. Two-hundred of his GOP colleagues elected him Wednesday. He was expected to attract the minimum of 218 when...
October 29, 2015 - 9:00am
August 10, 2015
Parked trains causing headaches for homeowners; Legion will help with burials of 450 unclaimed veterans; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
STEVENS POINT -- More Wisconsin homeowners are having train cars stop their near homes for hours and they get the runaround when they complain. Gannett Wisconsin Media reported Sunday an increase in oil and frac-sand rail traffic plus daily federal work limits can halt trains most...
August 10, 2015 - 8:52am
July 2, 2015
Kathleen Vinehout column: Four (not to easy) ways to balance the transportation budget
“If it was up to you,” the Chamber of Commerce moderator asked area legislators, “How would you solve the transportation problem?” Budget...
July 2, 2015 - 9:38am
March 30, 2015
WisDOT presents plan for I-94 and Hwy. 35 lane additions
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation unveiled plans last week for the addition of traffic and ramp lanes on Interstate 94 and Hwy. 35 at...
March 30, 2015 - 8:52am
March 28, 2015
Media schooled on River Crossing highway-surface project
About two dozen Twin Cities-area media members got a quick lesson last week on how River Crossing’s concrete driving-surface segments are being...
March 28, 2015 - 3:26am
March 19, 2015
Highway safety group previews new Red Wing bridge
Pierce County Highway Safety Commission members got a preview Wednesday of the proposed new Hwy. 63 bridge over the Mississippi River at Red...
March 19, 2015 - 12:36pm