Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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Jeff Smith, Democratic, 59, Eau Claire, wife Sue, two grown daughters, Eau Claire North High School. Professional background: Former longtime owner of Bob Smith Window Cleaning; Wisconsin Democratic Party’s regional political director, March 2013 to April 2014 Previous elected office: Wisconsin Assembly, 2007-2011; chairman, town of Brunswick, 2001-2007 Campaign website: http://jeffsmithforassembly.com
Even as staff and volunteers at Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence work to come up with the money to add more bedrooms at the agency’s shelter, they are regularly turning away clients.
An appeals court upheld a Pierce County man’s drunk driving conviction, rejecting arguments he was unlawfully stopped and the results of a blood draw, taken without his permission, should have been suppressed.
The St. Croix County Board voted earlier this month to drop out of talks with Pierce County to consolidate their 911 call answering systems.
Locally primaries will be held Tuesday to choose a Republican candidate for the Third Congressional District and a Republican candidate in Wisconsin Senate District 31. During this partisan primary, voters may vote on the ballot of only one party. Third District Congress In the Third Congressional District, which includes Pierce County, there will be a three-way primary to choose the Republican candidate to oppose Democratic incumbent Ron Kind, La Crosse. Republican candidates in the Third District are: --Tony Kurtz, Prairie du Chien, who r
Area voters will be asked to vote in August primaries for a U.S. congressional seat and a seat in the Wisconsin Senate.
Things simply came together in the UW-Extension office as two Pierce County women decided to make minor changes in their careers.
Local American Legion and Legion Auxiliary members will be up early Monday morning as they visit cemeteries throughout Pierce County and march in annual parades to pay tribute to military men and women who have died. Listed below is a rundown of events. Ellsworth Glen Wakefield, past commander of Post 204, will be the main speaker for the Ellsworth Memorial Day program. Kinne-Engelhart Post 204 will start its annual parade at 9:45 a.m.
Propane prices, rail safety, student debt, farm policy and obstacles to voting in Wisconsin were among the issues raised when Third District Congressman Ron Kind held his Pierce County listening session April 22.
Learn more For more information about the nonprofit Cocker Spaniel Resources Inc., visit www.cockerspanielresources.org or call (715) 222-9532. The mailing address is P.O. Box 822, Hudson, WI 54016. TROY, Wis. -- On a subzero day in March, volunteers from a Troy-based rescue group drove to a quiet church parking lot to take possession of 17 cocker spaniels with severe eye, ear and skin injuries.