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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
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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
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Immaculate Conception Church to host annual Thanksgiving dinner
Helping stretch your grocery dollar
2014 Royalty crowned at annual pageant
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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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New state budget: 'Historic tax relief' or financial risk?
Local lawmakers' response to the Wisconsin Legislature's adoption of a new biennial budget seems subdued with the area's lone Democratic representative hoping that the governor will veto parts. On a vote of 55-42, the Assembly passed the budget in short order last Wednesday after...
news / politics
June 27, 2013 - 3:53pm
April 20, 2013
Bill would allow families impacted by turbines to sue
Wisconsin State Sen. Frank Lasee (R-1st District) announced he will introduce legislation giving families that have been physically, emotionally or financially harmed by industrial wind turbines the legal right to sue for damages. "This bill makes it easier for families that have...
April 20, 2013 - 8:21am
April 18, 2013
Committee gathers hours of budget-related testimony in Baldwin
The Joint Committee on Finance, made up of Wisconsin senators and Assembly members, met in Baldwin for seven hours Thursday to gather testimony...
news / politics
April 18, 2013 - 2:17pm
March 15, 2013
Tax reciprocity deal still unresolved
Although a key issue has been settled, Wisconsin commuters hoping for a break from the expense and inconvenience of filing income tax returns at home and in Minnesota shouldn't breathe a sigh of relief yet. "I don't want to lose hope," said Wisconsin State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River...
March 15, 2013 - 9:20am
March 14, 2013
Budget woes worry western Wisconsin schools
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) knew she was on the hot seat when she showed up at Osceola High School on March 7. School officials...
March 14, 2013 - 9:10am
February 28, 2013
Gov. Walker proposes tax cuts
Gov. Scott Walker's biennial budget proposal, introduced last week, drew hearty praise from local Republican lawmakers and ire from this area's lone Democratic legislator. The proposal -- which includes a small income tax cut for the middle class, continuation of a public school...
news / politics
February 28, 2013 - 10:18am
February 22, 2013
Settlement reached in Dylan McHenry NLRB complaint
A settlement has been reached in Dylan McHenry's National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) case against Teamsters Local Union 974. McHenry initially filed the charges through the National Right to Work Foundation this summer, alleging Teamsters Local Union 974 had refused to follow...
government / politics
February 22, 2013 - 10:56am
January 12, 2013
Senator's staff holds 'mobile office hours'
Scott Bolstad, regional director for U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) held "mobile office hours" in Somerset on Jan. 4 from 3:30-4:30 p.m....
news / politics / government
January 12, 2013 - 7:07am
December 13, 2012
Gov. Walker stops in New Richmond to talk
Gov. Scott Walker stopped at Bosch Packaging Technologies in New Richmond Thursday, Dec. 13, for an hour-long visit to the local manufacturer. The...
business / / politics
December 13, 2012 - 1:24pm
October 25, 2012
DISTRICT 10: Incumbent: Core values, constituents continue to be what will guide her
Despite last year's controversies swirling out of Madison, Sheila Harsdorf said another side to state politics gets overlooked. "While some...
October 25, 2012 - 8:51am
DISTRICT 10: State senate candidate says compromise not a dirty word
If elected to serve in Madison, Dan Olson, teacher and Iraqi war veteran, has two objectives. --Working to restore a sense of civility in the political dialogue and finding common ground between Republicans and Democrats so that meaningful legislation gets passed. --Focusing on...
October 25, 2012 - 8:43am
October 19, 2012
DISTRICT 30: Odeen says Madison politics have become too 'polarized'
Diane Odeen is running for the 30th State Assembly District because she believes civility and cooperation must be brought back to Madison. "We've...
October 19, 2012 - 9:57am
DISTRICT 30: Knudson says his top priority is strengthening the economy
Calling strengthening the state's economy the number one issue, 30th Assembly District State Rep. Dean Knudson (R-Hudson) is proud of the work...
October 19, 2012 - 9:53am
DISTRICT 29: Conservation is his cause, says 29th District challenger
Jim Swanson aims to be a consummate outdoorsman, is proud of his hunting success with a muzzle loader and says conservation issues, from polluted...
October 19, 2012 - 9:48am
DISTRICT 29: Helping businesses add jobs is vital, says Murtha
Fostering a business climate that encourages job creation and keeping the state's finances in order are his priorities, says John Murtha, who is seeking re-election as 29th District assemblyman. He says his experience -- both as a small businessman and in the Assembly -- is a plus. "You...
October 19, 2012 - 9:42am