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Two men killed in St. Croix County crash
Updated at 6 a.m.: Schools closed Monday, Jan. 22
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Prescott notches first dual win, Sanford claims 100th career win
Ellsworth basketball: Girls make strides against B-W, boys pull off win over NR
Panthers fight through wrestlers out with the flu
Prescott basketball: Record scoring night for Brookshaw, G-E-T's Wagner drops 51
New club 'angling' to give students outdoors fun
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PIERCE COUNTY: 1/23/18 County Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMM.: 1/23/18 Special Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/19/18 Special Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/19/17 County Board Minutes
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/4/17 Board Meeting Minutes
'Best of' voting in Ellsworth is about to start
Former admin team takes on executive role at chamber
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Wisconsin State Fair seeking Century and Sesquicentennial Farm and Home applicants
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Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
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September 22, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin gets sweltering heat for first day of Fall; and more state news stories
It's the first day of fall, but you wouldn't know it by the sweltering forecast for Wisconsin. Afternoon highs will be in the 90s in southern...
September 22, 2017 - 9:57am
September 1, 2017
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where are the people?
“This bill does not allow for public debate...is the public even aware? You’re not allowing the public to have adequate input into this issue,”...
September 1, 2017 - 8:56am
August 23, 2017
A never ending death spiral: SV Health & Rehab faces closure
Kevin Larson found himself in a room with Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) Monday, Aug. 15 in Marshfield. The administrator of Spring Valley Health...
August 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
August 2, 2017
Bill takes aim at ‘modernizing’ state’s alcohol laws
Craft breweries would be allowed to expand, wineries would be open until 2 a.m. and communities could offer more liquor licenses, according to...
August 2, 2017 - 7:16am
July 12, 2017
Would-be taproom legislation not dead, lawmaker says
A proposal that critics say could spell doom for taprooms in Wisconsin breweries remains afloat, according to an Assembly member. Rep. Shannon...
July 12, 2017 - 3:02pm
July 11, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Milwaukee's Gronik enters governor race as Walker war chest grows; 8 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee businessman Andy Gronik has announced his plans to run against Gov. Scott Walker next year. On Twitter Tuesday, the...
July 11, 2017 - 12:43pm
June 13, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Senate, Assembly remain divided as budget process stalls; Trump speaking in Waukesha; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — The current state budget is scheduled to expire in three weeks, and the process for adopting a new two year package remains stalled....
June 13, 2017 - 8:07am
June 8, 2017
Vinehout rolls out 'alternative budget' for Wis.
RIVER FALLS — Sen. Kathleen Vinehout shared her vision for Wisconsin this week with members of the Pierce County community. About 30 people...
June 8, 2017 - 11:01am
June 7, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Dozens sickened after attending Chippewa Falls festival; education plan reveals legislative rift; 8 more state news stories
CHIPPEWA FALLS — Chippewa County health officials are working with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to determine the source of a...
June 7, 2017 - 9:13am
May 25, 2017
Western Wisconsin lawmaker eyes gubernatorial bid
The state budget is slowly taking shape in Madison as lawmakers enter the session's home stretch. But not for Kathleen Vinehout. She's already...
May 25, 2017 - 8:32am
May 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Former GOP candidate gearing up to challenge Baldwin?; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — A big stock sale raises speculation that Republican Eric Hovde might pay for his own U.S. Senate campaign for a second time. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the Madison investor has sold $14 million of stock in the technology firm of ePlus, for which Hovde has been...
May 15, 2017 - 8:36am
May 12, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Panel wants legislative oversight of veterans fund transfers; bill to punish campus speech disruptions gets public hearing; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- State lawmakers want more of a say in a trust fund for veterans' benefits, after $55 million were transferred to that fund from the King Veterans Home. The Joint Finance Committee voted unanimously Thursday to make the veterans' agency notify the panel about proposed fund...
May 12, 2017 - 9:12am
May 10, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers speak up in response to Comey firing; 9 more state news stories
WASHINGTON — A Republican congressman from Wisconsin joined a chorus of voices raising concerns about the timing of President Donald Trump's...
May 10, 2017 - 10:16am
May 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Baldwin introduces bill to prevent large pension benefit cuts; more state news stories
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Democrat Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin is joining a new effort to preserve retirement benefits for those in retirement plans with more than one employer.
May 9, 2017 - 4:32pm
April 26, 2017
After cheesy intro, serious issues reign in state panel's Ellsworth stop
ELLSWORTH — Ginny Ballantine and Vicki Datt were among dozens of Wisconsinites who signed up to speak last week to members of a key legislative...
April 26, 2017 - 7:57am