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Boyd, Olson nominated for scholarships
Compromise in works on frac-sand proposal; P&P officer accused of lobster theft, more state news
Common Core vote expected Thursday; Iron River couple found murdered; more state briefs
Village Board struggles with vacating streets issue
Lunda, Ames get contract to build Stillwater bridge; Arctic air rolls in state; 12 more state news stories
crime and courts
New Richmond boys start MBC basketball season with win at Osceola
New Richmond girls basketball knocks off state-ranked Chippewa Falls
Western Wisconsin Stars win twice in Black River Falls tournament
Somerset skaters open season with three convincing wins
Two competitive periods not enough for New Richmond boys hockey team
She ran anyway, and continues to run for veterans
Sno-Sports wishes for a snowy season
T.H.U.G. Life helps homeless teens start anew
Local author to read from his new Christmas kids book
Former Nike launcher crewmen search for comrades
arts and entertainment
Mary Ann Higgins, 81
Robert Durden Hackworthy, 84
James L. Reding, 62
Glen Edward Johnson, 64
Robert Durden Hackworthy, 84
Our View: Be the reason someone else is thankful
13CV8 Deutsche Bank Natl Trust vs Wilemar Studtmann, Denise Studtmann
Public Notice - Land For Sale
Advertisement for Bids - Renovation of existing County Market
13SC1312 Northwest Counseling vs Kathy & Douglas Monson
St. Croix County Govt Center - Cooling Tower Replacement
August 7, 2009
UW Extension report says farming generates $59 billion in state
Farming in Wisconsin generates more than $59 billion in economic activity. That's according to a new University of Wisconsin Extension report. Madison professor Steve Deller says America's Dairyland has helped itself by taking on niche markets, and expanding beyond its traditional...
August 7, 2009 - 9:19am
January 20, 2009
Wisconsin bankers say state's economy getting worse
Nine of every 10 Wisconsin bank executives say the state's economy is getting weaker. That's according to the latest survey by the Wisconsin Bankers Association. None of the 139 chief bank executives who responded said businesses in their markets would be hiring people in the next...
January 20, 2009 - 12:00am
December 22, 2008
Analyst says economic decline won't be as bad here as elsewhere
Wisconsin enters the holidays with an economy that hasn't been this shaky in almost three decades. Dennis Winters, the state's chief labor economist, says our economy will probably keep struggling through the coming year.
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
Poll finds economy most gripping issue to hit state in 20 years
It's been 20 years since any issue has gripped Wisconsinites like the economy does now. That's according to the state's Policy Research Institute. Thirty-one percent of the 600 residents it surveyed last Sunday and Monday said jobs and unemployment is the top issue government should...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Andersen downsizes Menomonie workforce; 52 jobs eliminated
Fifty-two workers at Andersen Corporation's Menomonie assembly plant were told today their jobs have been eliminated and were sent home. The...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Economy big in election say polls
Wisconsinites said the poor economy was the big reason they decided to change parties in the White House, and go with Democrat Barack Obama. According to the exit poll for major media outlets, six of every 10 Wisconsin voters cited the economy as their top concern. Fewer than 11...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
Wisconsin families feeling pain at grocery store thanks to oil
Wisconsin families are paying more at the grocery store thanks to higher energy prices, according to the recent Market Basket survey by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Each quarter the Farm Bureau tracks the retail price of 20 food items in 26 communities in the state. According...
news / food
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
June 13, 2008
Our View: Declining dollar has far-reaching impact on nation's economy
The past couple years, Lakeside Foods in New Richmond has been hiring a number of young workers from overseas for the summer to fill its seasonal harvesting and canning needs. But this year's numbers are down considerably, thanks mostly to the weakening American dollar. Seems it...
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
May 1, 2008
Economy a concern say Wisconsinites
The economy is on most people's minds, according to a Badger Poll released Tuesday, and most Wisconsinites think we're in for tough times. According to the poll, 66 percent of Wisconsinites think the state is in bad times, and nearly half of the respondents think things will get...
May 1, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
Our View: Economy can't take another gas tax hike
The economy is in a tailspin, and rising gas prices are as much to blame as anything. But just when motorists thought it couldn't get any worse, a proposal to increase the federal gas tax has surfaced. The idea is to boost the current 18-cent tax to 40 cents, in an effort to gather...
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am
February 15, 2008
Letter: Letter writer's numbers inaccurate
To the Editor: According to James P. Nelson's figures in his letter to the editor Feb. 7, I am a multi-millionaire earning a substantial six figure salary. I called my banker and my financial counselor to inform them that something was awry with my financial statements since those...
February 15, 2008 - 12:00am