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UPDATE: Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 26
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Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
crime and courts
Friday's Results: New Richmond football loses battle of big plays, 52-40
Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
New Richmond football renews rivalry with Rice Lake on Friday
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
Phillips-Medisize partners with college students and new graduates
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
Photo slide show: Kruschke family hosts Farm City Day in New Richmond
VIDEO: Sights and sounds from Hammond Heartland Days community dinner
arts and entertainment
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-634
Village of Somrset - Ordinance A-635
Squaw Lake Rehabilitation & Mgmt District Annual Meeting Notice
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-633Z
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Walter Bice, 74
Joel E. Branjord, 52
Jennell Bond, 30
Greg H. Brinkman, 69
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
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A fine line: November's election is important
Primary is over, election gets rolling
Real Estate Showcase
Other Midwest states say smoking bans don't hurt business
Lost jobs in Wisconsin was an argument used against a statewide smoking ban that will go into effect next year. But two other Midwestern states that have smoking bans say they has not significantly affected employment in restaurants and bars. Before Minnesota and Ohio approved...
May 27, 2009 - 7:00am
May 19, 2009
Graduates enter 'Real World' rife with real economic woes
Thousands of college students are putting on their caps and gowns, and getting their diplomas this month. Many of those new graduates will be now be looking for work, except they're walking into the worst job market in decades. And the outlook seems grim for both traditional and non-traditional...
May 19, 2009 - 8:32am
May 15, 2009
Up to 1,000 Wisconsinites lose their jobs if Chrysler cuts ties with 18 state dealerships
Up to 1,000 Wisconsinites would lose their jobs if Chrysler gets its way. The automaker announced plans Thursday to stop selling new vehicles at 18 state dealerships, as the firm re-organizes itself under Chapter-11 bankruptcy. Nationally, Chrysler plans to close almost a quarter...
May 15, 2009 - 10:54am
April 22, 2009
Stimulus jobs bundled online
Jobs created in Wisconsin with federal stimulus dollars will all be routed to one state Web site. Gov. Jim Doyle has signed an executive order requiring all contractors and subcontractors involved with those projects to post their job openings online at http://jobcenterforwisconsin.com....
April 22, 2009 - 7:29am
March 5, 2009
Unemployment rates soar across region
Local unemployment rates throughout western Wisconsin took a significant jump upward in January, according to figures released by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. In January 2008, the unemployment rate in St. Croix County was just 4.7 percent.
March 5, 2009 - 1:32pm
February 4, 2009
Ryan questions whether mega spending bill would create Wisconsin jobs
The White House says the proposed economic spending bill would create 74,000 jobs in Wisconsin. But U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., of Janesville questions that figure. He says most of the spending in the nearly $900 billion package won't stimulate the economy and anything that does...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Forbes says Madison is the place to go for a job
If you need a job, you're more likely to find one in Madison than any other U.S.
January 6, 2009 - 9:00am
November 20, 2008
27,000 jobs lost in state last year
Wisconsin employers cut 27,000 jobs in the year ending in October. That's the biggest annual decline in six years. State officials said the unemployment rate was 4.4 percent last month, unchanged since September, but up 0.2 from a year ago. Wisconsin's rate is well below the national...
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Obey will try to push more expensive jobs bill through
Wausau House Democrat Dave Obey says he'll try again to get a massive jobs bill through Congress. In September, the House approved Obey's $61 billion package of public works projects aimed at stimulating the economy. But the Senate and President Bush shot it down. Now, with bigger...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Andersen lays off workers in Menomonie
Fifty-two workers at Andersen Corporation's Menomonie assembly plant were told Thursday their jobs have been eliminated and were sent home. The plant currently had 245 employees and had a workforce of about 275 at its peak. The jobs that were cut were production workers and office...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 28, 2008
State's online retailers best place to find holiday job
If you're looking for a holiday job, a Wisconsin online retailer is probably a good place to go. The Duluth Trading Co., of Belleville has hired 350 people to ship rugged work clothing, up from 300 last Christmas. Marketing director Suzanne Harms says the company will need to fill...
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Wisconsin State Parks, Trails and Forests seek to fill park manager jobs
Now may be the time for people interested in working as a park manager at a Wisconsin state park, trail or forest to get that dream job. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources say individuals interested in a position can take a park manager and natural resources...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
Finding a holiday job might be hard this year
Looking to make a few extra bucks over the holidays? It won't be so easy this year. Milwaukee's Manpower Inc., says the seasonal job market is the weakest since 1991. Thirteen-percent of U.S.
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Northwest announces more job cuts; added fees
Northwest Airlines says it's cutting 2,500 front-line and management jobs because of the dramatic run-up in fuel prices. Spokeswoman Tammy Lee says Northwest will first try to achieve the cuts through voluntary means such as early retirements and attrition. Lee adds reductions will...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Jobs west OK, Jobs east better
Head west on Interstate 94 looking for a job over the summer and your job prospects will be OK. Head east looking for a job and the prospects improve dramatically. The Milwaukee-based international recruiting firm, Manpower Inc., recently released their job outlook survey for...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am