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TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
(Pub. Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and 12, 2016)STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT PIERCE COUNTY
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 10/3/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/29/16 Special Highway Committee Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 10/3/16 Town Board Meeting
Gerald A. Olson, 80
Irma J. Helmueller, 89
Shirley M. Bemis, 91
Dr. Gary A. Palmquist, 62
LeRoy Edson Burgess, 96
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Kathleen Vinehout column: Looking for answers
Kathleen Vinehout column: Who will be my teacher?
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January 20, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: More evidence of fungus disease found in local bats
For the second time in a year, evidence of a deadly fungal disease has been found in Wisconsin bats. The DNR said it found genetic markers for white nose syndrome in a pair of bats at a privately-owned cave in Dane County. The affected bats are an eastern species that's different...
January 20, 2015 - 4:18pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Supreme Court governance issue inches toward April ballot; state's housing market nearly recovered
MADISON -- Wisconsin lawmakers were expected to get one step closer Tuesday to changing the way the State Supreme Court's chief justice is selected. The state Senate is scheduled to hold its second- and final ratification vote on a constitutional amendment to let the seven justices...
January 20, 2015 - 10:08am
January 19, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: More businesses, contractors opposing right-to-work
MADISON - The Wisconsin Contractor Coalition announces it has added 50 more members from private businesses in its effort to oppose right-to-work legislation being considered in the state Assembly. The group was formed about a month ago. Republican lawmakers are talking about...
January 19, 2015 - 5:26pm
January 18, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Dairy famers reportedly dumping milk due to surplus
Wisconsin consumers enjoying milk prices under three-dollars per gallon should re-think the situation. After setting sales records last year, rapidly-falling milk prices have some dairy farmers in the state pouring the surplus down the drain. Milk prices set record highs last...
January 18, 2015 - 9:35am
January 16, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Boy shot in Wisco parking lot released from hospital
MILWAUKEE - A 15-year-old boy who was shot last night in the parking lot of Wisconsin Lutheran High School was released from the hospital today. Milwaukee Police are still looking for the man who fired the shot. It happened during a basketball game between Wisconsin Lutheran and...
January 16, 2015 - 3:26pm
January 14, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Police on the lookout for gas-station robbers in Waukesha
WAUKESHA - A manhunt was underway this afternoon in Waukesha, where two men in Halloween masks robbed a Citgo gas station and killed the store clerk. Police said 65-year-old Saeed Sharwani of Brookfield tried calling 911 about 10:45 last night, but he could not speak due to his...
January 14, 2015 - 3:16pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker gives State of State address, calls for more efficiency
MADISON - With a two-billion dollar budget deficit looming, Governor Scott Walker used his State-of-the-State address last night to encourage more efficiency, while downplaying the tax cuts he promised. As a potential White House hopeful for 2016, the Republican Walker said Wisconsin...
January 14, 2015 - 9:51am
January 13, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Seven-year old dies in mobile home fire in Dunbar
DUNBAR - A seven-year-old girl has died in a mobile home fire in far northeast Wisconsin. It happened near Dunbar in Marinette County. Fire-fighters were called just before 11:30 last night, after a man said his home started to fill with smoke. The man and his nine-year-old son...
January 13, 2015 - 3:50pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Temperatures plummet overnight to lowest this month so far
It's the coldest morning of what's been a very cold January in far northern Wisconsin -- but unlike some recent days, folks don't have to deal with brutal wind chills. Still, the actual temperatures are not exactly tropical -- 29-below in Tomahawk, 28-below at Manitowish Waters...
January 13, 2015 - 9:38am
January 12, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Speculation grows on Governor's State of State address
MADISON - The governor's annual state-of-the-state is normally big on generalities and short on specifics. But media reports say Governor Scott Walker could use his address tomorrow night to unveil at least some of his ideas for consolidating and merging state agencies. Other...
January 12, 2015 - 6:56pm
January 11, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Broken water main shuts down Green Bay hospital
GREEN BAY - Fifty patients were transferred from a Green Bay hospital Saturday when a water main broke. The problem flooded the basement at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center, shutting down the boiler. The hospital reportedly used 12 ambulances to transfer its patients to St....
January 11, 2015 - 11:16am
January 10, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: BIA turns down reimbursement agreement for Potawatomi tribe
The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs has rejected an agreement which called for the Forest County Potawatomi to be reimbursed by the state for any losses at its Milwaukee casino when another casino is opened less than 50 miles away. Governor Scott Walker still has until next month...
January 10, 2015 - 10:42am
January 9, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker's budget address set for Feb. 3
MADISON - Governor Scott Walker says he'll spell out the highlights of his proposed two-year state budget on February third in an address to the Legislature. Walker announced the date today, when he spoke at a luncheon of the Wisconsin Bankers Association in Madison. Walker...
January 9, 2015 - 4:43pm
January 7, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Crash kills one, injures two near Eau Claire
EAU CLAIRE - One person was killed, and two others were injured in a western Wisconsin Interstate crash that involved three semi-trucks. The crash occurred about three this morning on I-94 at Foster in Eau Claire County. Investigators said a westbound semi on Interstate-94 near...
January 7, 2015 - 5:36pm
January 6, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Republicans propose to limit debate in state Assembly
MADISON - The state Assembly's Democratic leader says he's all in favor of time limits for floor debates -- but the rules proposed by Speaker Robin Vos (R-Burlington) are way too restrictive. Minority Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) told fellow Democrats in a caucus today that...
January 6, 2015 - 4:52pm