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City Council considering 2.5% levy increase
Half of WEAC -- all AFT unions vote to remain intact; collision near Holman claims 3 lives; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Fountain City man dies in pickup vs. freight train accident; Gasoline prices dropping here but dropping faster in Minnesota; Nine more state news briefs
Woman dies following Barron County crash
UPDATE: Investigators say man deliberately walked in front of semi
crime and courts
Titletown West! Somerset football earns its third state championship
Tigers’ Shilts, Johnson and Spartans’ Wink earn honors
Spartans, Tigers load up on awards
Five Spartans nab all-state honors, 11 local players named all-region
Little Chute is explosive opponent
Middle School MathCounts team hosts competition
Academic Decathlon team takes first at local meet, second overall in state
Students looking to get most out of new culinary courses
Teachers/staff of the year announced
Drama department puts on three shows of fall production
Shopping around for the best medicine
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Immaculate Conception Church to host annual Thanksgiving dinner
Helping stretch your grocery dollar
2014 Royalty crowned at annual pageant
arts and entertainment
St. Croix County Board of Adjustment Public Hearing Notice - Dec. 10
St. Croix County Hwy. Dept - Prohibit of pushing snow across highways
14PR64 In the matter of the estate of Richard W Newman
14PR80 In the matter of the estate of Lillian A. Shemon
Town of Somerset Notice of Special Meeting
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Letters to the Editor: Nov. 27, 2014
Our View: Give thanks for freedom of religion, prosperity
At the Speed of Life: A legacy of sacrifice
Letters to the Editor: Nov. 20, 2014
Our View: Move over and slow down; it's the law
Get Out! Deals
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