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Pair of students represent Somerset at State Honors concerts
Hammond man charged after St. Croix County crash
Reactions mixed on water group recommendations — now what?
SCC hears from community about new grading system
crime and courts
Hunters reminded registering deer in the correct zone still mandatory for the ongoing and upcoming deer seasons
Panthers know how to deal with bad start
DiSalvo picked to coach state all-stars
Panthers suffer an overtime heartache
Weird weather we're having. Can we move on from climate change denial?
Love Baskets starting holiday season
NR Chamber introduces new holiday event
Veterans Day ceremonies and events
Annual Veteran's Roundtable to be held Nov. 9
NRACF holding silent auction at local businesses
arts and entertainment
NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION - State Senator, 10th District
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed Telecommunications Tower - County Rd. G
CITY OF NEW RICHMOND: 12/4/17 Plan Comm. Public Hearing
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 12/7/17 Hearing - Rezoning & Permits
SUMMONS: Marine Credit Union v. Megan A. Brophy; Dunn Co. Case 17-SC-751
Shyann Alexa Jensen
Philip M. LaVenture
Philip Martin LaVenture
Gwynn Merrill Christensen
Christine Marie Gay
Column: Library to host Grieving Well through the Holidays program
Friday Memorial Library column: What we are grateful for
Letters to the editor: Abusers continue to abuse victims; Silent casualties
Viewpoint: 'Faces of Addiction and Recovery' came to the Capitol
Panther Pause: Standards Based Assessing and Reporting: Part 2
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October 20, 2008
Lots of ideas on how to fix state's $3 billion budget hole
We won't know until at least November how much Wisconsin's next state budget will be in the red. But with an early estimate of $3 billion, there's no shortage of opinions of what Madison should do. Joel Rogers of the University of Wisconsin Center on Wisconsin Strategy expects ...
October 20, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Lawmaker says Doyle's spending cuts are just a good start
A state lawmaker says spending cuts ordered by Gov. Jim Doyle are a "good start." However, with Wisconsin facing a $3 billion budget deficit next year, state Rep Steve Nass, R-Whitewater, says even more cuts will need to be considered. Nass says a 10 percent cut to state agencies...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
St. Croix closes in on balanced 2009 budget
Department budget requests must be cut. County sales tax income is falling short of projections. Property tax money spent on the county nursing home is money that can't be used for other needs. Those are three of the messages St. Croix County Finance Committee members will bring...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
School mill rate projected to grow by 2.23 percent
The projected Somerset School Budget for the 2008-09 school year is expected to grow beyond the $16 million mark. That figure was given preliminary approval during the 2008 Somerset Board of Education annual meeting held on Monday, Sept. 9. District business manager Bob Avery said...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
St. Croix Central residents approve budget
The St. Croix Central School District held its Annual Meeting on July 28. The evening started with the budget hearing. Superintendent David Bradley said the auditors had been to the district to examine its books. He said they had a total of five journal entries, none of which were...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 29, 2008
Wisconsin not alone in budget problems
Wisconsin's not going to be alone next year when it's forced to balance a state budget already hundreds of millions of dollars in the red. The National Conference of State Legislatures reports that states face a collective deficit of more than $40 million in the current budget year...
July 29, 2008 - 9:00am
July 15, 2008
State Supreme Court decision punches another hole in state budget
A ruling on Friday by the State Supreme Court in favor of Menasha Corp., could worsen the state's budget woes. The ruling involved the collection of sales tax on computer software purchased by Menasha Corp. State law exempts custom software from sales and use tax, but the Wisconsin...
July 15, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
WITC Budget 2007-08
LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Board at its regular session held at the WITC Rice Lake College Campus, Rice Lake, Wisconsin, on Monday, June 16, 2008 amended its budget as follows in accordance with Wisconsin Statutes, Section...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
May 16, 2008
Doyle makes vetoes on budget repair bill
This (Friday) morning Gov. Jim Doyle used his line item veto to make numerous changes to the budget repair bill passed earlier this week by the Legislature. As he promised Doyle vetoed a delay in payment of $125 million in school aid. "Delaying a school aid payment weakens Wisconsin's...
May 16, 2008 - 12:00am
May 15, 2008
Assembly narrowly approves budget repair bill
Wisconsin lawmakers have approved their prescription for curing the state budget, something the governor has already said he won't take. The Assembly voted 51-46 Wednesday in favor of a plan to wipe out a revenue shortfall of just over $526 million, sending it to Gov. Jim Doyle....
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Senate narrowly passes budget fix; Harsdorf votes no
All 15 Senate Republicans and one Democrat voted against the budget repair deal, but the measure still passed -- by one vote -- and now goes onto the Assembly. Today (Wednesday), the Assembly is expected to take up the measure, which aims at fixing the state's projected $527 million...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am
April 3, 2008
Belt tightening not extra taxes for budget fix say local legislators
More taxes aren't the answer. Spending must be cut, say local lawmakers as the Legislature and Gov. Jim Doyle's administration tackle a biennial budget deficit projected at $652 million. Since last week, Wisconsin legislative leaders and Doyle's administration have started discussions...
April 3, 2008 - 12:00am
March 21, 2008
Budget battle goes to conference committee
The latest budget battle in Madison will be tossed into the hands of a conference committee next week. The state Senate is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a third plan that emerged Thursday to wipe out the latest deficit in the current budget. The two parties could then take months...
March 21, 2008 - 12:00am
March 19, 2008
Both proposed state budget fixes may make matters worse later
By fixing today's state budget mess, tomorrow's mess will be worse than it already is. That's what the Legislative Fiscal Bureau says about both plans being proposed to wipe out the shortfall in the current state budget caused by a drop in tax revenues. The deficit for the next...
March 19, 2008 - 9:00am
March 12, 2008
Doyle goes for hospital tax to help fix budget hole
To help make up an estimated $652 million state budget shortfall caused by lower than estimated tax revenues, Gov.
March 12, 2008 - 12:00am