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New Richmond woman charged with embezzlement from Hudson business
UPDATE: Wrecker driver struck, killed on I-94
Producers running late with harvest of corn, beans; Justice surrenders on photo I.D. challenge; 12 more Wisconsin stories
UPDATE: Minnesota couple hurt in Hwy. 63 'cycle-trailer crash; early voting now underway; 8 more Wisconsin stories
Venture capitalists fueling high-tech start-ups; details emerge on domestic homicide; more Wisconsin news
crime and courts
New Richmond sweeps MBC 2014 cross country team championships
WIAA football: New Richmond, Somerset and St. Croix Central all get opening round playoff home games
New Richmond defense pitches shutout, locks up second place in MBC football race
Tigers knock off Tomah
New Richmond, Somerset to clash in opening round of WIAA volleyball regionals
Parading that Panther Pride: SCC Homecoming
Homecoming: Spartan Style
Homecoming court candidates named at SCC
Hillside students collect pennies during Packers vs. Vikings Penny War
Breaking into TV news
One foot in front of the other
Giant Pumpkins: Local growers place second and third at annual weigh off
Grace Place cuts ribbon at new location
The return of Katie the cat
Veteran makes trip to D.C. as part of Honor Flight Tour
arts and entertainment
Public Notice - Testing of Electronic Voting Equipment
Notice of Fire Hydrant Flushing - Village of Star Prairie
Somerset School District - Consideration of Resolution Authorizing Borrowing
Notice of Nov. 12 Public Hearing - Village of Star Prairei Subdivision Code
14CC481 In the matter of the name change of Levi Steven Jacobson
Ross D. Schmidt, 90
Nathan Walsh, 38
Jude E. Johnson
Raymond Peterson, 84
Virginia Pederson, 95
Our View: Hammond Village Board needs some cleaning up
Our View: District, city should cooperate on skate park
Letters to the Editor: Oct. 9, 2014
Our View: Transparency is key
Letters to the Editor: Oct. 2, 2014
Get Out! Deals
October 16, 2009
Lawmakers send mixed signals on whether Democrats would support a liquor tax hike
Do they or don't they? Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan and his office sent out mixed signals yesterday about whether he and Majority Democrats would support a higher liquor tax to get more drunken drivers off the road. Sheridan told reporters Thursday morning he would consider the...
October 16, 2009 - 9:07am
June 24, 2009
Democratic leaders met in secret to try to reach a budget agreement
Democratic legislative leaders met secretly Wednesday to try and hammer out an agreement on the new state budget. Gov. Jim Doyle says the budget needs to be signed by next Wednesday or else the state would miss deadlines to qualify for certain federal funds. Tuesday, Doyle ordered...
June 24, 2009 - 9:02am
June 22, 2009
Democrats give major attention to the environment
The environment is getting major attention at the State Capitol, now that Democrats control both houses and the governor's office. Spencer Black, D-Madison, who chairs the Assembly Natural Resources Committee, says conservation efforts are going full steam after "a dozen years...
June 22, 2009 - 9:00am
June 5, 2009
Democrats raise concerns major parts of new state budget
Majority Democrats in the Wisconsin Assembly are questioning parts of the new state budget endorsed a week ago by the Joint Finance Committee. Party members held a three-hour open session Thursday before going behind closed doors to discuss strategy. Some raised concerns about...
June 5, 2009 - 9:15am
April 17, 2009
Letter: Blaming Democrats regardless of the facts
To the Editor: Reading Bob Ziller's letter last week gave me a vision of what it must be like to be an old Republican drinking prune juice and muttering politics to his baloney sandwich while listening to Rush Limbaugh. After telling us about 401(k)s, declaring banks "peachy" and...
April 17, 2009 - 6:44am
April 13, 2009
Wisconsin's Herb Kohl joins a coalition of moderate Senate Democrats
Lawmakers have historically lost clout in Washington when they don't march with their party's leadership. But that's not stopping Wisconsin's Herb Kohl and 15 others from forming what they call the Moderate Dems Working Group. Kohl says the group will keep a critical eye on what...
April 13, 2009 - 9:00am
January 15, 2009
Democrats to move quickly on new hospital tax
Wisconsin legislators could vote as early as mid-February on the proposed new hospital tax that's designed to bring in more federal Medicaid dollars. Republicans stripped the tax from the last two state budgets. But this time, Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, says it will be part of...
January 15, 2009 - 9:00am
January 5, 2009
Democrats take control of state Legislature today
Wisconsin legislators will be sworn in today, as Democrats take control of both houses for the first time in 14 years. The same party also has the governor's office. For the first time in 22 years, one party has control of both the legislative and executive branches. That means Democrats...
January 5, 2009 - 9:00am
December 15, 2008
Wisconsin GOP congressional delegation vows no cheap shots
Wisconsin's Republicans in Washington say they won't just take cheap shots at everything the Democratic majority comes up with. U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., of Janesville, says he's looking for ways to work with President-elect Barack Obama on the country's most pressing issues....
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
Dems say state budget hole will put a damper on their big ticket items
Wisconsin's new Democratic leaders say the faltering economy will put a damper on their biggest ideas. So for now, state Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, says the focus will be on items with smaller price tags, like giving fringe benefits to domestic partners of University of Wisconsin...
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am