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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing Waukesha teen found, returned to family
Energized to be best
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Family shocked at attempted murder charge
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal appeals court upholds Act 10
Much work done, much more to do
crime and courts
PREP SCOREBOARD: Prescott baseball edges New Richmond
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild now down 2-0 in playoff series with Colorado
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Two homers by Braun lead to Brewers' win
Royals blank Twins by 5-0 score
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers down Pirates 5-3
Assisted living addition
Mississippi Bluffs Historical Chapter meeting Monday
Residency program for deaf artists a dream realized
Ellsworth Funsters' Easter Egg Hunt to be held Saturday
Click to print coloring contest
arts and entertainment
Lorraine F. Roude, 92
Lorraine A. Young, 87
Dorothy H. DeLong, 91
Debra A. Sears, 55
James E. Henrich, 76
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 4/21/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 4/21/14 Annual and Regular Meetings
SUMMONS: Rural Mutual Ins. v. John R. Gramenz; Case No. 14-SC-821
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Planning Commission Positions Open
VILLAGE OF BAY CITY: Public Notice -Intent to Purchase Facility Plan
Old Cowbelle: Easter
Editorial: Don't change court access
Old Cowbelle: Sizes ... Small, Medium, Large
Letter: Time is running out, so enroll for insurance now
From an old Cow Belle: Simplify.... Simplify
September 18, 2009
Labor analysts see some good news in latest unemployment figures
State labor analysts say there's at least some good news in the unemployment figures released Thursday. The percentage of jobs lost in Wisconsin over the last year is smaller than in recent months. And the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate went down for the first time since...
September 18, 2009 - 9:00am
August 11, 2009
Unemployment call centers closed Friday
If you need to ask for unemployment benefits on Friday, the state wants you to do it online. The unemployment call centers will be closed on Friday, so employees can take one of their 16 unpaid days off that are required of all state workers in the next two years under the new state...
August 11, 2009 - 9:00am
April 13, 2009
More divorced Wisconsinites are using unemployment benefits to pay their child support
Divorced Wisconsinites are not exempt from the recession and more of them are using unemployment benefits to pay their child support. State officials said almost $18 million in child support came through jobless pay in the first three months of this year. That's more than twice...
April 13, 2009 - 9:00am
March 6, 2009
After GM shutdown unemployment climbs above 11 percent in Janesville
Unemployment in Janesville continues to skyrocket in the wake of the December shutdown at General Motors. The city's jobless rate jumped to 11.6 percent in January, up from 8.1 percent in December, and 5.4 the previous year. Milwaukee's unemployment rate was the highest for a...
March 6, 2009 - 10:10am
Unemployment rates soar across region
Local unemployment rates throughout western Wisconsin took a significant jump upward in January, according to figures released by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. In January 2008, the unemployment rate in St. Croix County was just 4.7 percent.
March 6, 2009 - 7:00am
January 30, 2009
Unemployment rates shoot up across region
There were significant increases in almost all counties in the far western region of Wisconsin in December. Figures released by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development show that the unemployment rate in Wisconsin for December was 5.8 percent, below the national rate...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Legislature approves federally-funded unemployment extensions
More than 14,000 Wisconsinites who've used up their state unemployment benefits may now be eligible for 13 more weeks of federal payments. The state Assembly and Senate paved the way for those benefits Wednesday. They voted to suspend two state extensions, and use the federally-funded...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
Area unemployment rises, but it may steady according to survey
The counties in far-western Wisconsin are seeing better unemployment rates than across the nation and the state. Along with those better numbers a recent employment outlook survey by Manpower Inc., finds that only 10 percent of employers in the region plan to cut staff in the first...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
83 hired by state to help deal with increased unemployment claims
Anticipating an increase in unemployment claims, the state of Wisconsin has hired an additional 83 workers to process them. The new short-term employees have already been hired. Preliminary figures show Wisconsin lost more than 32,000 jobs in November, compared to the same month...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 14, 2008
Falling unemployment fund levels won't stop benefits say officials
State officials say no one will lose their unemployment benefits as the fund that provides those payments keeps dropping. It was learned a few weeks ago that the fund could run dry early next year. Now, folks are even more concerned after Monday's announcement that General Motors...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
September 25, 2008
Pierce County has third-lowest unemployment rate in state
At 3.8 percent, the Pierce County unemployment rate for August was the third-lowest in the state, according to figures released by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. Buffalo County had the lowest rate in the state at 3.3 percent. Both Dane and Lafayette counties...
September 25, 2008 - 12:00am
July 21, 2008
State unemployment fund may go broke next spring
The fund that pays Wisconsin's unemployment benefits has only a quarter of what it had before the 2001 recession. Despite recent efforts to prop it up, a state projection says the fund could still go in the red for a short period next March. The Legislature and Gov.
July 21, 2008 - 12:00am
March 5, 2008
January unemployment rates climb across region
Fewer help-wanted signs were out across the far western region of Wisconsin in January. All counties in the region saw their unemployment rates rise. Statewide the rate rose from 4.6 percent in December 2007, to 5.5 percent in January. The national rate for January was 5.4 percent. In...
March 5, 2008 - 12:00am