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Wisconsin roundup: Capitol streaker may have been drunk; one-quarter of Milwaukee's 911 calls not emergencies; 12 more state news stories
U.S. Supreme Court to hear town of Troy case in March
UPDATE: 'I would not have expected this,' murder suspect's landlord says
Playground meeting set to gather ideas
Prison ordered for New Richmond church burglar
crime and courts
WIAA boys basketball: Playoff brackets released
Ellsworth wrestling: Panthers 'embrace' target
MBC boys basketball: Brookshaw, Murphy carry Cards
Prescott boys basketball: Cards on post shooters
Ellsworth wrestling will return to Madison
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Marilyn Elaine Brown, 71
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Kathleen Vinehout column: A few budget details that didn't make headlines
Ron Kind column: Higher Education Action Plan
Real Estate Showcase
April 25, 2012
Afternoon News Brief - James Neidermire, rural New Richmond, dies in farming accident
A 25 year old man has died in a farm accident in northwest Wisconsin. Polk County authorities said James Neidermire of rural New Richmond was plowing a field near a roadside ditch when his machine got stuck. And as he tried to free the unit, it rolled over and trapped him underneath....
April 25, 2012 - 3:14pm
April 24, 2012
Outdoor News - More news about first deer with chronic wasting disease.
The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board will learn more tomorrow about the first wild deer in the far north that was found to have chronic wasting...
April 24, 2012 - 3:46pm
Afternoon News Briefs: Driver and student suffer minor injuries in Dodge County accident
A school bus driver and a passenger suffer only minor injuries in an accident on a rural Dodge County road yesterday. The two were hurt when the bus went off the road and tumbled down an embankment. Driver Edith Christianson says she only took her eyes off the road for a moment...
April 24, 2012 - 3:36pm
April 20, 2012
Afternoon News Briefs: Governor Walker reinstates merit pay
We're learning more today about merit pay raises and bonuses being given to state government workers, at a time when most had their take home pay cut. A Madison TV station and the Capital Times have done stories on about $300,000 dollars in bonuses given to 93 Justice Department workers....
April 20, 2012 - 3:28pm
April 18, 2012
Afternoon News Brief - Man injured on Madison I39-90 from falling concrete
A 50 year old man was hospitalized in serious condition at last word, after a softball sized piece of concrete fell through his windshield while driving on a Madison Interstate. Dane County sheriff's deputies said Kevin Droz of Fall River was hit in the head by large falling rock....
April 18, 2012 - 2:59pm
April 17, 2012
Afternoon News Brief - Vinehout unveils comprehensive plan. Governor Walker predicts business hiring after recall election
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker told an Illinois business conference today that quote, "like a rocket, you'll see businesses hiring" after the...
April 17, 2012 - 3:18pm
April 13, 2012
Afternoon News Brief - Man injured in a freak ATV accident near Menasha has died.
A man injured in a freak ATV accident near Menasha has died. Authorities said 48 year old Todd Wenzel was riding on the front rack of the all terrain vehicle, while his 18 year old son accelerated faster than expected. When they reached a driveway, the teen put on the brakes too fast...
April 13, 2012 - 3:13pm
April 9, 2012
Government and Political News: Repealing the Equal Pay Enforcement Act catching national attention
The chair of the Democratic National Committee slammed Wisconsin's governor on Easter Sunday for repealing the state's Equal Pay Enforcement...
April 9, 2012 - 9:11am
April 4, 2012
Afternoon News Brief - Wisconsinites are least likely of starting their own businesses
Wisconsinites are still among the least likely to take the risk of starting their own businesses. But they're better at it than a year ago, according to a new survey by the Kauffman Foundation. Its annual index of entrepreneurial activity shows that 230 of every 100,000 Wisconsin...
April 4, 2012 - 2:41pm
April 3, 2012
Afternoon News Brief - Obama slams Ryan's budget alternative
President Obama condemned Wisconsin House Republican Paul Ryan's federal budget plan today in a luncheon speech to Associated Press editors in Washington. The GOP ontrolled House passed the three and a half trillion dollar plan last week but the Democrat Obama calls it a "Trojan...
April 3, 2012 - 2:42pm
March 29, 2012
State Government and Political News: Rhetoric heating up before the Wisconsin primary
With the Wisconsin primary five days away, the two GOP presidential front-runners are zeroing in on the state's battle over public union bargaining...
March 29, 2012 - 9:24am
March 28, 2012
Afternoon News Briefs - Mega Millions' soars to half billion
The Mega Millions' jackpot grew by another $24 million dollars today due to strong ticket sales and it's now at an even half billion dollars for the next drawing on Friday night. The top prize was at $476 million overnight, after it was nobody had won the jackpot last night when it...
March 28, 2012 - 3:04pm
Job training programs need overhaul, says Walker economic adviser
One of the governor's top economic advisers says the state must improve the way it gives out millions in job training funds. Tim Sullivan also says Wisconsin schools need to bring back the industrial arts and shop classes they phased out in the 1980's, and more closely align public...
March 28, 2012 - 11:30am
State Political and Government News: Santorum to spend another day in Wisconsin
Rick Santorum is starting his fourth day of campaigning in Wisconsin. The Republican presidential candidate plans to talk about his major issue...
March 28, 2012 - 11:19am
March 27, 2012
Afternoon News Brief - Bus driver avoids school bus tragedy
In northwest Wisconsin, school officials say a fast-thinking bus driver avoided a major tragedy by keeping youngsters in her bus, while an alleged drunk driver sped by. It happened last Friday afternoon about a mile south of Bruce on Highway 40. Kimberly Lincoln had just stopped her...
March 27, 2012 - 2:34pm