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Baldwin man charged with child porn possession
Wisconsin roundup: Western Wis. authorities search for fugitive sex offender; more state news stories
Numbers added up to a flip for Schachtner, Democrats
Wisconsin roundup: Walker wants to close juvenile prison sooner; more state news stories
Update: Fatal fire victim ID'd, cause points to 'unattended candle'
crime and courts
Panthers up the pace against Northwestern
Spartans grind out win over B-W
Tuesday's Results: New Richmond boys hockey, Somerset girls basketball win big
Panthers perfect at MBC midpoint
Area dancers shine at MBC dance meet
Love Baskets starting holiday season
NR Chamber introduces new holiday event
Veterans Day ceremonies and events
Annual Veteran's Roundtable to be held Nov. 9
NRACF holding silent auction at local businesses
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: 12/21/17 Meeting Minutes
NEW RICHMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT: School Board Vacancy Notice
VILLAGE OF SOMERSET: Ordinance A-644 (Amend Sewer Rates)
WITC: Public Notice - Environmental Assessment - NR Campus Addition
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Case No. 17-CV-533
River Point Family Acupuncture Celebrates Completion of Doctorate Program
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Faust honored by Somerset Community Foundation
Indoor baseball/softball complex opens in Somerset
Jean Lundgren joins Keller Williams
Place a Business Announcement
Richard "Rick" Wichelman
Robert E. "Bob" McDaniel
Viewpoint: How haste empowers the 'Shadow Legislature'
Pastor column: Direction comes from many sources
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August 19, 2009
Janesville loses Parker Pen jobs to Mexico
Just when you thought things couldn't get worse, they do. The reeling Janesville economy suffers yet another blow with the announcement of the closing of the Parker Pen factory. It's official name is the Sanford Corp., but Parker Pen has been a major employer in the Wisconsin...
August 19, 2009 - 9:00am
July 27, 2009
Federal stimulus money pays young people help fight invasive species
Wisconsin is using federal stimulus money to have young people help fight invasive species. The DNR will employ 55 people under age 24, to show boaters how to avoid spreading things like zebra mussels and the VHS fish virus. Employment relations secretary Roberta Gassman says...
July 27, 2009 - 9:00am
July 14, 2009
Commerce officals cites incentives for attracting companies to state
A top state official takes issue with business leaders who say the new state budget will drive companies out of Wisconsin. Executive commerce assistant Zach Brandon says the claim that the budget takes an unfair bite out of corporations quote, "doesn't match reality." Brandon...
July 14, 2009 - 9:32am
Thousands apply for new jobs making military vehicles at the Oshkosh Corp.
People as far away as Milwaukee have applied for the hundreds of new jobs being added by a new military contract at the Oshkosh Corp. Up to 1,500 applicants turned out for a job fair Monday in Oshkosh, and the company reported a similar turnout on Sunday. It was chosen to build...
July 14, 2009 - 9:30am
June 2, 2009
Governor hopeful car manufacturers considering Wisconsin for jobs
Gov. Jim Doyle says it's a milestone to have both General Motors and Chrysler at least consider future auto production in Wisconsin. Monday, GM said the now-closed Janesville plant is one of three in the running for a possible new small-car facility. And new language has been...
June 2, 2009 - 9:00am
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