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Boy, 16, dies after sustaining injuries in SD farm accident
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Jury acquits man in RF rape case
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crime and courts
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Ellsworth girls take second at MBC meet
E-PC readies for playoffs with rout of Shell Lake
Raiders to travel to Clear Lake for opening round of playoffs
Todd takes runner up in Dunn-St. Croix Conference meet
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
Daughters work to save their mother
Last chance to see 'Pierce County in War & Peace'
Fresh Art Tour kicks off Oct. 7
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Absentee Voting & Voting Equip. Test for 11/8/16 Election
PIERCE COUNTY: 10/20/16 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF EL PASO: 11/1/16 Public Hearing re: Strauss permit
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 10/20/16 Meeting Agenda
REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Lucas M. Greeley; Case No. 16-SC-322
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
Bernice J. Huppert, 99
Wallace J. Harvey, 94
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
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
Real Estate Showcase
June 12, 2013
Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Medicaid Plan: Do Lawmakers really know all the details?
"We want to make things better," one of the Finance Committee members recently told his colleagues. This Medicaid plan, he said, "Protects taxpayers,...
June 12, 2013 - 11:44am
Letter from Rep. Petryk: Joint Finance Committee approves budget bill
The work on the Wisconsin budget bill (Assembly Bill 40) by the Joint Finance Committee (JFC) is now complete and the bill moves on to the full...
June 12, 2013 - 11:33am
Summerfest pledges plenty of activities Saturday
MAIDEN ROCK--The annual Maiden Rock Summerfest celebration will be held this Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. in the Village Park. The party in the park will feature kids' games, a silent auction and prizes drawn all day (must be present to win). A spiffiest car in the park contest...
June 12, 2013 - 10:29am
All things highway
All things highway was the topic during the Prescott Kiwanis meeting May 30, as Pierce County Highway Commissioner Chad Johnson talked about...
June 12, 2013 - 10:22am
Traynor turns in the keys after 32 years
Over a recent week, Wisconsin State Trooper Bill Traynor conducted what he termed with a grin--his "goodbye tour," stopping at area police departments...
June 12, 2013 - 10:15am
State News Roundup: Caterpillar, Union reach agreement in Milwaukee
Union workers have approved a new six-year contract at the Caterpillar mining equipment plant in South Milwaukee. It's the first contract since...
June 12, 2013 - 9:40am
Government and Political Roundup: Debate on Abortion restrictions continue
Democrats in the Wisconsin Senate blocked approval yesterday of a Republican bill to require women to get ultrasounds before getting abortions....
June 12, 2013 - 9:22am
Morning State Sports Roundup: Sun Prairie, Stoughton to play for Division One state baseball title
APPLETON - Sun Prairie and Stevens Point will play tomorrow for the Division 1 state high school spring baseball crown near Appleton. Defending champion Sun Prairie advanced to the title game by crushing Stoughton 15-5, in a semi-final ended in five innings by the mercy rule. Connor...
June 12, 2013 - 9:04am
June 11, 2013
Former Utica Energy plant near Oshkosh is going up for bids this summer.
OSHKOSH - Want to buy an ethanol plant? The former Utica Energy plant near Oshkosh is going up for bids this summer. The facility stopped making corn-based ethanol last September, as the business got $30-million in debt. Dougherty Funding of Minneapolis filed foreclosure proceedings...
June 11, 2013 - 3:42pm
Afternoon State News Briefs: Rare derecho on track to hit state
"Derecho" is not a common word among Wisconsin weather watchers - but it could be before the week is out. A derecho is a strong weather pattern that occurs every 1-to-2 years across the central and northeastern U.S., normally in a band from Texas to New England. The Upper Midwest...
June 11, 2013 - 3:28pm
BRF police looking for roomate of dead woman
BLACK RIVER FALLS - Authorities are searching for the roommate of a woman found dead over the weekend. Black River Falls Police say 34-year-old Angela Nelson was found dead at her residence on Sunday night. After an investigation, police have ruled the death a homicide. Authorities...
June 11, 2013 - 3:22pm
Volunteers pack 2,800 meals for food shelves
Think healthy eating has to be expensive? Think again. That's the message received by the more than 75 volunteers who helped pack 2,800 meals...
June 11, 2013 - 11:39am
Area TU chapter wins grant for Trimbelle restoration
The Hudson-based Kiap-TU-Wish chapter of Trout Unlimited has been awarded a $5,000 Embrace-A-Stream grant to help fund a continuing habitat restoration...
June 11, 2013 - 10:21am
Danceline cut by Ellsworth School Board
A suggestion to discontinue danceline for the 2013-14 school year was accepted by the Ellsworth School Board Monday. Over the past two years, the interest in danceline has continued to get smaller and the issue of inconsistent commitment has continued, according to information provided...
June 11, 2013 - 9:15am
Morning State News Briefs: Gov. Walker names three persons to Board of Regents
MADISON - Governor Scott Walker says he hopes to add oversight and transparency to the University of Wisconsin system, by naming a former state auditor to the UW Board of Regents. Janice Mueller was one of three people named yesterday to the university's policy-setting body. She...
June 11, 2013 - 8:35am