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Failure to yield factor in Ellsworth collision
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Prep girls basketball: Cardinals grounded by zone
Prep boys basketball: Shots fall, Panthers earn road win
Prep boys basketball: Plum City/Elmwood grinds out a win; Spring Valley wins
Photos: Wolves come out clean in sloppy win
Prep girls basketball: Prescott wins a low-scoring affair
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
‘Silent Night’ marks 20 years of holiday cheer
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PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 12/5/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/6/16 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/5/16 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/7/16 Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Wallace J. Harvey Estate; Case No. 16PR75
Maxine Witt, 65
Vernon Anderson, 92
Cynthia Beebe, 64
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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
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August 17, 2009
Lawmaker wants veterans to get paid leave on Veterans Day
State Sen. Dave Hansen introduced a measure getting a State Capitol hearing Tuesday. It wound require all Wisconsin veterans to be granted paid leave on Veterans Day. The legislation would cover all public and private employers. Veterans Day is Nov. 11. It is a federal holiday,...
August 17, 2009 - 9:00am
July 6, 2009
Madison Area Technical College receives grant to help vets transition to civilian life
As colleges attract more veterans, Madison Area Technical College is using a new grant to help returning vets make the transition to civilian life. The American Council on Education and the WalMart Foundation gave the school a $100,000 Success for Veterans grant. Michael Shumway,...
July 6, 2009 - 9:00am
June 29, 2009
Wisconsin veterans get one of highest college tuition breaks under new GI Bill
Wisconsin veterans get a better deal than most for free or low-priced college tuition. The new GI Bill covers enough in tuition-and-fees to give veterans serving in Iraq and Afghanistan a free education at state's most expensive public college program. In Wisconsin, that's $663...
June 29, 2009 - 9:00am
May 12, 2009
Poppies to be offered May 21
The American Legion Auxiliary memorial poppy is a blood-red emblem of the battles Americans fought for God and country, miracles purveyed, and lives lost. This small flower looms large as a reminder of the sacrifices the nation's veterans have made and continue to make for the country. The...
May 12, 2009 - 9:00am
March 16, 2009
State vet groups up in arms over measure in Obama VA budget
State veterans leaders are upset with an Obama administration budget proposal that would charge some veterans for their service-connected injuries at Veterans Administration Hospitals. The proposal calls for the VA to charge a veteran's primary insurance carrier for treatment of...
March 16, 2009 - 7:23am
December 2, 2008
Veterans officer on his way to Iraq again
David Till had already been deployed to Iraq once. He knew a second deployment was possible. "I knew this could happen," Till, Pierce County's...
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Editorial: Celebrating - the American way
Could it be coincidence that national elections, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving all fall in the same month? On the first we celebrate our freedom to choose our leader. On the second we honor those who have defended that freedom. On the third we give thanks in a more general way for...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 11, 2008
Veterans Day ceremonies and exhibits planned across state
It's Veterans Day and ceremonies will be held throughout Wisconsin to honor those who've served our country. In Brown County, veterans can take advantage of more than two dozen free and discounted items at stores and restaurants. The county Veterans' Recognition Subcommittee worked...
November 11, 2008 - 9:00am
November 7, 2008
Veterans outreach events to be held at UW-River Falls and UW-Stout
Veterans outreach events will be held by the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs next week at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and UW-Stout. The Veterans' Benefit Open House will be held in the University Commons on the campus of UW-River Falls on Tuesday, Nov. 11...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Vets' recognition Sunday at Spring Valley church
SPRING VALLEY -- Christ the King Lutheran Church of Wilson will host a Veteran's Recognition this Sunday. During the 10:15 a.m. worship service, there will be a special focus on the significant role veterans have played in national and religious freedom in America. A brief service...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Veteran supermarket event kicks off
A Supermarket of Veterans Benefits for Veterans is underway in New Richmond. The event at the National Guard Armory, 1245 Wall Street, New Richmond,...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
Another employee sentenced for stealing from vets' home residents
A second former employee of a state-owned nursing home for veterans has been sentenced for stealing from residents. James Hucke, 42, Racine, was put under a year of state supervision Thursday.
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: He appreciates Rhoades' help
TO THE EDITOR: I retired earlier this year after 15 years as a director of veterans services in St. Croix County and seven years in Pierce County before that. I'd like to take this opportunity to thank Rep. Kitty Rhoades for all her legislative support for the many veteran issues...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
Memorial dedication Saturday at MR American Legion
MAIDEN ROCK -- The Sons of American Legion will have a memorial dedication at 6:30 p.m. this Saturday at the Maiden Rock American Legion Post 365. A black marble bench will be dedicated in honor of all veterans. Prior to the dedication, the SAL will hold their annual chicken feed...
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Schneider National looking to put vets in the driver's seat
Green Bay-based Schneider National has launched a new program aimed at getting more veterans on the road as trucking owner-operators. Schneider launched the Schneider National Veterans Owner-Operator program in conjunction with the U.S.
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am