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Wisconsin roundup: Troopers anticipate Super Bowl traffic in western Wis.; more state news stories
MMS Lego League going to state
Elmwood looks to save money by refinancing Village debt
Two men killed in St. Croix County crash
Updated at 6 a.m.: Schools closed Monday, Jan. 22
crime and courts
Prescott notches first dual win, Sanford claims 100th career win
Ellsworth basketball: Girls make strides against B-W, boys pull off win over NR
Panthers fight through wrestlers out with the flu
Prescott basketball: Record scoring night for Brookshaw, G-E-T's Wagner drops 51
New club 'angling' to give students outdoors fun
spring valley cardinals
Old school Vegas in Prescott
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Gallery: A snowy day for pumpkins
United Way calls for grant applications
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
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PIERCE COUNTY: 1/23/18 County Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMM.: 1/23/18 Special Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/19/18 Special Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/19/17 County Board Minutes
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/4/17 Board Meeting Minutes
'Best of' voting in Ellsworth is about to start
Former admin team takes on executive role at chamber
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Wisconsin State Fair seeking Century and Sesquicentennial Farm and Home applicants
FSA county elections results are in
Place a Business Announcement
Vernon J. Johnson
Bruce Jon Fleming
Rebecca Jane Larson
Donald W. Roberts
Viewpoint: Kicking us when we are down
Sarah Nigbor column: The circle of life
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
Letters to the editor: A cause for hope; Control freak force
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December 13, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Hudson’s Knudson questions voting report; more state news stories
MADISON — A survey indicating the state's voter ID law kept 17,000 people from voting is being questioned by a member of the Wisconsin Elections...
December 13, 2017 - 10:48am
September 27, 2017
Wisconsin Roundup: Johnson: I Won't Give Up Trying To Repeal Obamacare; plus more state news
Johnson: I Won't Give Up Trying To Repeal Obamacare
September 27, 2017 - 8:48am
March 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers to get earful on high-capacity well bill; state to purge nonvoters from voter rolls; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin lawmakers will hear up to nine hours of testimony Wednesday on a controversial bill to relax state rules for high capacity water wells. The measure from Senate GOP leader Scott Fitzgerald would end DNR oversight for the repairs, replacements, and ownership transfers...
March 15, 2017 - 12:09pm
March 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man allegedly used nails as political retribution; poll worker training promised to keep 17-year-olds from voting; 7 more state news stories
Man arrested for throwing nails in political opponents' driveways LA CROSSE — Polarized politics turns into criminal damage in La Crosse, where a man faces charges for tossing roofing nails into the driveways of Republican supporters.
March 14, 2017 - 4:04pm
December 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker supports Constitutional Convention renewed proposal would reduce child support paid by the wealthy; and 11 state news stories
MADISON — There's more talk in Wisconsin about a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution. Republican Gov. Scott Walker was asked about it during a recent telephone town hall meeting.
December 20, 2016 - 11:09am
December 6, 2016
Presidential ballots recount underway in Pierce, St. Croix counties
ELLSWORTH -- The presidential recount got underway Thursday in Wisconsin, including Pierce County, where efforts there were estimated to be among...
December 6, 2016 - 11:14am
October 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- A newly released email shows that the Green Bay city clerk rejected a state lawmaker's request to put an early voting site at the city's UW campus because the clerk thought it would help the lawmaker's Democratic party.
October 26, 2016 - 8:57am
October 24, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin public schools will lose $2.4 million in state funds this year, as more than 200 students with special needs use tax vouchers to go to private schools.
October 24, 2016 - 9:39am
October 20, 2016
Why wait until Nov. 8 to vote?
There's still a third presidential debate and intense campaigning is being waged in battleground states. But many voters have had or seen enough....
October 20, 2016 - 3:18pm
February 3, 2016
If you’re going to vote, be informed
The year 2016 seems to be the year of referendums in Pierce County. Voters in Ellsworth, Spring Valley and Prescott school districts will face referendum questions at the polls this year. Possibly Plum City voters as well. Each district is asking a completely different question. Learn...
February 3, 2016 - 12:51pm
March 10, 2010
Editorial: Pick who'd best deliver justice
Geography shouldn't be the determining factor in choosing a judge. Credentials and character should be. The campaign for Pierce County judge has entered the final stretch, with Joe Boles and Bob Loberg emerging from the primary. Voters have five weeks to weigh which man is best qualified...
March 10, 2010 - 8:02am
September 22, 2009
Lawmakers vote today on longstanding bills
Wisconsin lawmakers are in session today and bills that have been talked about for years will finally get voted on. The Assembly is scheduled to vote on a bill designed to get politics out of the DNR, by letting the Natural Resources Board appoint the agency's secretary instead...
September 22, 2009 - 9:02am
August 11, 2009
Wisconsin is one step closer to studying Internet voting
Wisconsin is one step closer to studying Internet voting, and other ways to make it easier for people to cast ballots. The Government Accountability Board endorsed a five-year plan Monday that could also result in early voting on machines instead of absentee ballots and perhaps...
August 11, 2009 - 9:12am
April 2, 2009
Public Test Voting Equipment, Bay City, Diamond Bluff, El Paso
NOTICE OF VOTING EQUIPMENT TEST Town of El Paso Notice is hereby given in the Town of El Paso, Pierce County, Wisconsin, that a test of the electronic voting equipment will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. at the El Paso Town Hall, N5325 450th St., Ellsworth,...
April 2, 2009 - 4:03pm
Voting Accuracy Test, Trimbelle, Trenton
Town of Trimbelle Voting Equipment Testing Notice is hereby given that the public test of the Touch Screen and Optical Scan Voting/Tabulating equipment to be used at the Spring Election on April 7, 2009 will be conducted in the Town of Trimbelle at the Trimbelle Town Hall, N5310...
April 2, 2009 - 3:57pm