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Wisconsin roundup: Employment in St. Croix, Pierce counties lagging; Dunn County sheriff addresses water deaths; nine more state news stories
Multi-faceted journalist joins Herald staff
Vista Croix moves forward with development plans; Steamboat site may break ground by fall
Wisconsin roundup: Rodgers won't dish on 'Bachelorette' brother; Baldwin heralds state's 'cheese, brats and beer' at DNC; eight more state news stories
Motorcyclist hits ditch, is ejected
crime and courts
Ellsworth 12U softball takes third at state
Plum City loses to Eau Claire Cavaliers at Carson Park
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
Volleyball: Welsch, club team place 3rd at nationals
New UFO Days activities promise an ‘out of this world’ time
Meet the Elmwood royalty candidates
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 8/2/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 8/1/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/1/16 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 8/1/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Our county fair is a celebration of how we all work together
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
Real Estate Showcase
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