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Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Sept. 26
NRHS Homecoming court announced
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
Pair of area students publish novels
Downtown art: City benches to get a makeover
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
New Richmond football rolls, Somerset wins squeaker, Central gets knocked off
New Richmond football players learn about tackling cancer
New Richmond football puts it all together against St. Croix Central
Somerset football season is just beginning
NRHS Homecoming court announced
Pair of area students publish novels
Taxes to decrease: New Richmond School District sets levy, mill rate at annual meeting
District adopts work sessions: Better communication, more transparency are the goals
VIDEO: Gov. Walker pays a visit to SCC’s Fab Lab
Walk raises spirits and funds to battle Alzheimer’s
St. Croix Valley Orchestra seeks musicians
Gregory's Gift of Hope will host microchip clinic Saturday
Remembering the past: Heritage Weekend starts tonight
New playground open to everyone
arts and entertainment
City of NR - Request for Proposals - Qualified Multidisciplinary Consultant
City of New Richmond - Ordinance #486
Request for Proposals - WITC Snow Removal
Village of Somerset - Sept. 8 Special Meeting Minutes
Village of Star Prairie - Oct. 5, 2016 Public Hearing Notice
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Tom Forrest, 85
James E. Stewart, 62
Sister Irene LeMire, CSJ, 93
Barry R. Phaneuf, 71
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
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Real Estate Showcase
July 29, 2015
Assembly OKs arena package; Walker calls financing 'a good deal'; 'Lambeau' legacy not for sale; 6 more Wisconsin news stories
Gov. Scott Walker said the state's financing for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena is a "good deal all the way around." The Republican Walker told reporters in Philadelphia he'll sign the $250 million package, after the Assembly gives its final approval to it Tuesday 52-to-34. Walker's...
July 29, 2015 - 8:21am
July 22, 2015
UPDATED: Destruction of dairy barn, shed, silo has Baldwin family reconsidering options
BALDWIN -- Ten days after the spontaneous combustion of destroyed their recently updated dairy barn, a nearby shed and a Harvestore silo, the...
July 22, 2015 - 12:59pm
July 21, 2015
UPDATED: Walker issues executive order to arm Wisconsin National Guard; dairy farmers speak out against Walker's immigration stance; 10 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker Tuesday issued Executive Order #168 allowing Wisconsin National Guard members to carry weapons while on duty. “Safety must be our top priority, especially in light of the horrific attack in Chattanooga,” Walker said. “Allowing our National Guard...
July 21, 2015 - 9:39am
July 10, 2015
Area youth attend state 4-H conference
Marissa Chevalier, Meriya Halverson, Gabriel Stange, Isaiah Stange, all Golden Fireballs 4-H Club; John Jamieson, Lone Pine 4-H Club; Nicholas...
July 10, 2015 - 11:48am
July 2, 2015
'Achievement Gap Reduction' to replace SAGE education program; Walker signs 30 new laws; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- A program that helps Wisconsin schools give more personal instruction with lower class sizes is about to be replaced with something broader. Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill Wednesday that ends the long-running "SAGE" program. It bans new contracts, or renewals beyond...
July 2, 2015 - 8:51am
June 22, 2015
Lobbyists scurry to influence lawmakers as budget impasse continues; state's cows debut record numbers in May; 8 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- As legislative Republicans continue their impasse over the new state budget, lobbyists are quietly working to have their own proposals put in. The Joint Finance Committee has waited for over three weeks for GOP leaders of both houses to agree to a final package. In the...
June 22, 2015 - 9:47am
June 18, 2015
GOP split on highway funding likely push budget approval into July; laid-off workers have to start job-hunts sooner; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- For the first time in eight years, there's a very real possibility that Wisconsin's next state budget will be more than a few days late. The Senate chair of the Joint Finance Committee, Alberta Darling, says majority GOP lawmakers are so split over parts of the two-year...
June 18, 2015 - 8:42am
June 16, 2015
Opinion sought by Rep. Knudson about Bradley Center defies Walker's case for new arena; Hudson lad elected a Badger Boys 'mayor'; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin taxpayers might not be on the hook for the Milwaukee Bucks' current arena if the team leaves town. Gov. Scott Walker says high debts and maintenance costs at the BMO Harris Bradley Center are partially why it would be cheaper to fund a new Bucks' facility....
June 16, 2015 - 9:12am
June 9, 2015
Sen. Harsdorf: Walker's highway borrowing plan 'not sustainable'; manhunt ongoing near Eau Claire for kidnap suspect; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- It appears that Wisconsin lawmakers could settle for a half-billion dollar reduction in state highway projects for the next two years. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the 19 majority Republicans in the state Senate appear to be gravitating toward the $500 million...
June 9, 2015 - 9:08am
June 5, 2015
'Walker's Act 10 for higher ed': Regents expected to decide future of tenure Friday; free fishing, state park admission this weekend; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents will vote today on a proposal to have them determine the fate of the university's long-standing tenure protections for faculty members. Thursday in Milwaukee, a board committee endorsed a last-minute budget item from the Legislature's...
June 5, 2015 - 9:06am
June 2, 2015
UW junior college chancellor survives 'no confidence' vote; experts differ on 20-week abortion rule impact; 10 more Wisconsin stories
MILWAUKEE -- UW Colleges' chancellor Cathy Sandeen has survived a no-confidence vote against her. About a-third of the faculty who were eligible to vote had supported the no-confidence referendum by the time it ended last Friday. One-hundred-six yes votes were tallied at the 13...
June 2, 2015 - 9:31am
May 29, 2015
Walker mute on proposed 'life experience' teacher initiative; WDNR likely to lose 80 jobs; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker is not saying whether he'll support a state budget proposal to certify teachers who don't have bachelor's degrees. In January, Walker said he wanted to let college graduates with "real-life experience" pass competency tests to get three-year licenses...
May 29, 2015 - 10:31am
May 27, 2015
Hearings begin on controversial UW System cuts, Bucks' arena deal; freak car-deer crash kills passenger in passing vehicle; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- As usual, the Wisconsin Legislature's finance panel has saved the most controversial decisions for the final week of its state budget review -- which was to begin Wednesday. Lawmakers have discussed reducing Gov. Scott Walker's $300 million cut in state funds for the U-W...
May 27, 2015 - 8:55am
May 12, 2015
Budget proposal on tuition reciprocity could mean nearly $500,000 to UW-RF; Extension offices brace for staff reductions; 10 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- A long-running tuition agreement at the universities of Wisconsin and Minnesota was to be discussed Tuesday by the legislative finance committee in Madison. The Joint Finance panel will decide whether the University of Wisconsin can start negotiating the agreement, in...
May 12, 2015 - 9:13am
May 11, 2015
Knudson-Tiffany sponsored bill for local road tax moves forward; Lake City man dies after Dunn Co. UTV mishap; 10 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- Local communities could charge their own sales taxes for transportation, under a bill proposed by Republicans in both houses of the state Legislature. Hazelhurst Senator Tom Tiffany and Hudson Representative Dean Knudson are proposing an optional half-percent sales tax...
May 11, 2015 - 9:30am