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A graduation celebration at EHS
Leave a book, take a book: New ‘Little Free Library’ coming to Bay City
Family of 4 pays estimated $25K for health care; UW 'jobs for life' back under fire; voting laws to stand in August; nine more state news stories
Freak highway incident in Eau Claire; state's corn should be mostly planted soon; wildfire risk plummets; 13 more state news stories
crime and courts
Softball: Prescott falls to B-W in regional finals
Track and Field: E-PC, Spring Valley athletes qualify for state
Softball: Panthers fall to Baldwin-Woodville in regional semis
Sports scoreboard from Tuesday, May 24
Wild Side: It's hard to be a bee in Wisconsin
Memorial Day observances abound in Pierce
Folk festival returns to Vino in the Valley
Volunteers host steak dinner for National Guard, families
St. Croix Valley Foundation Leaders Forum: building dementia-friendly communities
Summer Concert Series begins June 14
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2016 Guardrail Construction
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 6/6/16 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 2016 Liquor License Applications
PROBATE ORDER: John J. Reinkey Estate; Case No. 16-PR-37
VILLAGE OF BAY CITY: 2016-17 Liquor License Applications
John Howard, Sr., 89
Bonnie Martindale, 74
John Howard, 89
Dale Laurence Adams, Sr., 80
Gary W. Schlichting, 64
Kathleen Vinehout column: School funding hits home
EDITORIAL (May 11, 2016): What will become of UW Extension and what can we do about it?
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: (May 11, 2016)
EDITORIAL (May 4, 2016): It is a small world, after all
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: (May 4, 2016)
Real Estate Showcase
Wisconsin 'bathroom bill' to be revived next session; Wisconsin high on OWI-related list; Ryan pitches GOP to college crowd; 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- A state lawmaker who failed to get a controversial "bathroom bill" passed in the current session says he'll try again next time. Assembly Republican Jesse Kremer of Kewaskum wanted public schools to make students and staffers to use the restrooms of their birth genders...
News / region
April 29, 2016 - 8:23am
November 23, 2015
Kathleen Vinehout column: Enjoying Thanksgiving on the farm
Tundra Swans arrived Friday. These magnificent birds spend a brief time in Buffalo County on their way from the tundra of Canada and Alaska...
opinion / columns
November 23, 2015 - 12:36pm
November 11, 2015
Sheila Harsdorf column: Legislature continues focus on reform, workforce development
The State Senate recently wrapped up its fall session, moving forward a number of reforms and measures that address important issues and streamline...
opinion / columns
November 11, 2015 - 7:59am
May 13, 2015
Interstate speed limit bill cruising through Legislature
A bill that could boost interstate speed limits is accelerating through the Wisconsin Legislature. State senators last week passed a bill...
News / government
May 13, 2015 - 3:04pm
April 3, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Justice Prosser recuses himself from OWI case
MADISON -- An issue involving Wisconsin's drunk driving laws might be left unsettled, after Supreme Court Justice David Prosser withdrew from the case. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel says Prosser reportedly contacted the State Hygiene Lab to get more information. That might...
April 3, 2015 - 4:44pm
April 2, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: DNR issues red flag warning due to high winds, dry conditions
The state DNR issued a "red flag warning" today for Douglas and Bayfield counties in the far northwest part of the state. All burning of brush-and-debris is prohibited until further notice, due to an extreme risk of wildfires. Outdoor smoking is not recommended -- and neither are...
April 2, 2015 - 5:10pm
March 31, 2015
Letter from Assemblyman Petryk: Industrial Sand Mining Analysis - The Wisconsin DNR is asking for your help!
Industrial sand mining has a long history in Wisconsin dating back more than 100 years in our state. Due to the increase in the gas/ petroleum...
opinion / columns
March 31, 2015 - 3:25pm
March 30, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Congressional hearing held in Tomah on VA
TOMAH -- Whistle-blowers and patients' relatives had their say today at a congressional hearing in Tomah on the recent problems at the city's VA Medical Center. The Wisconsinites who testified asked lawmakers to enforce accountability standards, and make reforms. The deaths of...
March 30, 2015 - 4:40pm
March 26, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing boy found dead in Trempealeau County
TREMPEALEAU -- A 14-year-old boy missing since late yesterday was found dead today in far western Wisconsin. Trempealeau County authorities said Ayrton Platt's body was found about 9 a.m. in a creek near his all-terrain vehicle, which had overturned. Platt, also known as "A.J.,"...
March 26, 2015 - 5:32pm
March 24, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Shipping season begins on Mississippi River
FOUNTAIN CITY -- The commercial shipping season got underway today on the Mississippi River along the western Wisconsin border. The first tow-boat...
March 24, 2015 - 3:21pm
March 22, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New management to take over Tomah VA hospital
TOMAH -- An administration from the Madison VA Medical Center will take over the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Tomah. The Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs reports former director Mario DeSanctis has been re-assigned. The only explanation given was the...
March 22, 2015 - 10:51am
March 20, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Joint Finance Chair wants more money for police investigations
MILWAUKEE - The Wisconsin State Assembly's Joint Finance Committee Chairman says he agrees that the Justice Department should have more resources to investigate shooting deaths by police officers. Republican John Nygren of Marinette issued a statement on that support today, before...
March 20, 2015 - 4:11pm
March 19, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate at 4.8 percent but job creation remains slow
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin created new jobs at a rate that was only half of the national average during the year ending in September. The U.S. Labor Department issued its Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages today. It said Wisconsin tied with Vermont for the nation's 38th-smallest...
March 19, 2015 - 6:09pm
March 17, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Governor's UW plan reportedly on "life-support" in legislature
MADISON - The Wisconsin state Assembly's Joint Finance Committee Co-Chair says the governor's budget proposal to give the UW System autonomy from state oversight appears to be on life-support. Republican John Nygren of Marinette said today he's not convinced that the university...
March 17, 2015 - 2:53pm
March 16, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Fire destroys buildings at Milwaukee metal plant
MILWAUKEE - A secondary building at a Milwaukee industry was destroyed by fire this morning -- and officials say the blaze has been contained. Witnesses said they heard up to a dozen explosions at Acme Galvanizing, on Milwaukee's south side near Pulaski Park. Officials said...
March 16, 2015 - 3:37pm