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Somerset Village Board approves 3 percent raise for employees in 2017
Homicide-by-vehicle charge filed against driver in 2015 Roberts crash
Roberts: Clean water technology could have global impact
Somerset Board of Education approves 2016-17 budget
Wisconsin roundup: Xcel Energy customers can expect 3 percent rate hikes; fewer voting absentee this year; 12 more state news stories
crime and courts
New Richmond, Onalaska bring powerful offenses into Friday's WIAA playoff game
Somerset's Tyler LeRoy is Louisville Ironman Triathlon champion
St. Croix Central girls will run at state cross country as a team for first time on Saturday
St. Croix Central football team aims to end Osceola's reign
Somerset's Anya Swanson to run at state cross country for third time after winning sectional race
Somerset Board of Education approves 2016-17 budget
St. Croix Central School Board approves budget reduction reinstatements, support staff wage increase
New Richmond Middle School September Students of the Month announced
St. Croix Central High School names Academic Letter winners
Evening for the Arts hosted by St. Croix Catholic School
Halloween: Get the treats ready
Old Gem/Young Performers Ensemble presents ‘Snow Queen’
Nov. 19 wine tasting to benefit area homeless shelters
When worlds collide: Ben McDonnell thriving
NR United Methodist Beefburger Lunch
arts and entertainment
Village of Somerset - Notice of Public Hearing - Somerset Plan Commission
Advertisement for Bids - Demolition of Old Middle School
SUMMONS: Applegate v. Roy D. Killins III; Case No. 16-SC-1108
Village of Star Prairie - Notice Fire Hydrant Flushing
Public Notice - Testing Electronic Voting Equipment
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Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
A fine line: November's election is important
Primary is over, election gets rolling
Real Estate Showcase
May 27, 2009
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