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Becoming a voice for change: Creating an anti-bullying culture
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WIAA individual wrestling: Day one in the books
WIAA individual wrestling: Freund can't create own momentum
WIAA individual wrestling: Schlegel on to quarters, underclassmen get valuable experience
WIAA individual wrestling: Bigger stage, less nerves for Sanford
WIAA individual wrestling: Tulip rides out third period
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
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PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
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July 28, 2009
UW-Madison ranks No. 8 in Top-20 party school list
After a two-year absence, University of Wisconsin-Madison is back on the list of the nation's Top 20 party schools. It's No. 8 in the annual survey announced Monday by the Princeton Review. The rankings are part of annual guide to the nation's 371 best colleges. The schools are...
July 28, 2009 - 9:03am
May 4, 2009
UW's top flu researcher studies H1N1 virus
University of Wisconsin-Madison's top flu researcher is studying the H1N1 flu virus, digging for weaknesses a vaccine can attack. The Centers for Disease Control gave Yoshihiro Kawaoka a sample of the virus last week. He's now analyzing its genetic make-up, comparing it to other...
May 4, 2009 - 9:51am
May 1, 2009
UW-Madison becomes a national research center for Alzheimer's
The University of Wisconsin-Madison will be named today as one of 17 national research centers for Alzheimer's disease. The school already does a lot of Alzheimer's research. And as part of the new designation, the school will get a $6.9 million federal grant to expand its studies...
May 1, 2009 - 9:04am
November 17, 2008
Officials suspect norovirus making rounds at UW-Madison
Health officials at the University of Wisconsin wait to see if lab test results confirm their suspicion that norovirus is making students sick. University officials confirm that 63 students in Sellery Hall in Madison have become sick since early November. Several dozens additional...
November 17, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Assembly UW critic sounds alarm over new UW-Madison chancellor
The state Legislature's most vocal critic of the University of Wisconsin system is not about to give the new Madison chancellor a honeymoon. According to the Madison Capital Times, an aide to Assembly Colleges Committee chairman Steve Nass, R-Whitewater, shared a critical magazine...
June 4, 2008 - 9:00am
June 2, 2008
Still no suspects in Madison co-ed murder
It was two months ago today when University of Wisconsin-Madison student Brittany Zimmermann was killed in her downtown apartment. Police still have no suspects. They released all but two of the 36 transient men they hauled in for questioning. The Wisconsin State Journal reports...
June 2, 2008 - 12:00am
May 29, 2008
New UW-Madison chancellor must win lawmakers over
The next chancellor at University of Wisconsin-Madison says she's ready to face a host of challenges including a loss of faculty to higher-paying schools, lower state aid and a critical Legislature. Biddy Martin accepted an offer Wednesday to replace retiring chancellor John Wiley. Salary...
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Arson suspected in fire that destroys Madison frat house
An arsonist might have started the fire that destroyed the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity house at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Evacuees told Lori Berquam, dean of students, the blaze started outside at the back of the 110-year-old structure. The fire department has sent evidence...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am
May 2, 2008
Slain Madison coed called 911 but got no help
The head of Dane County's 911 center has responded to reports of a call made by Brittany Zimmerman the day the UW Madison student was murdered.
May 2, 2008 - 12:00am
April 22, 2008
Convicted sex offender may be witness in Madison co-ed slaying
A convicted sex offender who's jailed for violating probation is now considered a material witness in the slaying of University of Wisconsin-Madison student Brittany Zimmermann. WKOW TV obtained documents which seek to revoke David Kahl's probation. The station said Kahl is not...
April 22, 2008 - 12:00am
April 16, 2008
Congresswoman tries to stop deportation of UW-Madison student
U.S. Rep Gwen Moore, Wis., is going to bat for a University of Wisconsin-Madison pharmacy student who's supposed to be deported. The Milwaukee Democrat has asked immigration officials to let Tope Awe, 22, stay in the country, at least until she can get her degree next year. Awe...
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am
April 9, 2008
Madison police wait on DNA results in investigation of coed's death
Madison Police Chief Noble Wray says his officers have arrested a couple dozen transients in the neighborhood where a University of Wisconsin student was murdered last week. They're being held for panhandling, trespassing and having open alcohol on the street. Some were wanted on...
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am