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Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 24
Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
crime and courts
New Richmond, St. Croix Central football teams win handily, Somerset edged out
2016 Preview: New Richmond football can't live off 2015 successes
2016 Preview: St. Croix Central football made quick adjustment to MBC
2016 Preview: Somerset football faces one of the toughest schedules in the state
2016 Preview: New Richmond golfers start season with an edge in MBC
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
Patrick Howard Driscoll, 61
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 18, 2016
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
January 5, 2016
UPDATED: Officials can't link 70 mph limit to rise in traffic deaths; Ryan slams Obama on gun control measures; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin traffic deaths rose 13 percent last year, but the Wisconsin Department of Transportation says it's still too early to tell if the increase in freeway speeds is a factor. The agency said 556 people died in state crashes in 2015, up from 494 the previous year --...
January 5, 2016 - 9:13am
January 4, 2016
Lawmaker wants OWI penalties broadened; 4 drowned in late-night canoe excursion; 15 more brief news stories from across Wisconsin
MADISON -- A state lawmaker wants all types of operating while intoxicated offenses to be used against a person when setting penalties. Assembly Republican Andre Jacque of De Pere is preparing a bill to let drunk driving arrests for motor vehicles, boats, and snowmobiles be considered...
January 4, 2016 - 9:26am
December 31, 2015
Taxpayers foot bill for Governor's security team; Records Board will revisit 'transitory' ruling next month; 12 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Taxpayers had to pay out hundreds of thousands of dollars in overtime pay for the Wisconsin governor's security staff and others. More than $577,000 went out to cover overtime pay that had been wrongly withheld for the security team that protects Gov. Scott Walker, Lieutenant...
December 31, 2015 - 9:21am
December 23, 2015
State: replace -- don't repair -- Little Falls Lake dam
The Little Falls Lake dam should be torn out and replaced with a new structure, according to a recommendation outlined in a new state report. The Department of Natural Resources released the 37-page document Dec. 14, which concluded that in spite of other alternatives, a rebuilt dam...
December 23, 2015 - 8:48am
December 17, 2015
UPDATED: Bid to bring back wolf management back to states axed from budget bill; clash between guard, juvenile fueled Lincoln Hills investigation; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Those who want Wisconsin to manage its own grey wolves will figure out what to do next, after the proposal was left out of the congressional year-end spending-and-tax bill. Sherwood Republican Reid Ribble co-sponsored an amendment to the budget package, but it did...
December 17, 2015 - 11:39am
December 15, 2015
Public comment now invited on whether to replace Willow River dam
EAU CLAIRE -- The public has an opportunity through Jan. 15, 2016 to review and comment on alternatives for addressing the Little Falls dam at Willow River State Park. Early in 2015, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources began the process of draining Little Falls Lake within...
December 15, 2015 - 3:39pm
December 11, 2015
FBI joins state probe into Lincoln Hills juvenile facility; Kiel wrestling coach ousted for alleged 'sexting'; 12 more Wisconsin news stories
MILWAUKEE -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation has joined state officials in investigating alleged abuses by staffers at the Lincoln Hills School for juvenile offenders in northern Wisconsin. Spokesman Leonard Peace of the FBI's Milwaukee office would not say how his agency is...
December 11, 2015 - 9:18am
December 10, 2015
Committee OKs end to Wisconsin nuclear plant moratorium; kerfuffle over 'Kermit' story rejected by school committee; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- A Wisconsin Assembly committee has given its unanimous endorsement to ending the state's 32-year-old moratorium on new nuclear power plants. The Energy and Utilities Committee voted 13-0 on Wednesday to recommend the proposal to the full house. The bill would end requirements...
December 10, 2015 - 8:41am
December 9, 2015
Wisconsin Republicans denounce Trump ban on new Muslims; lawmakers mull whether to do-away with hunting backtags; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
Wisconsin Republican leaders have distanced themselves from Donald Trump's idea of banning Muslims from entering the United States. In Washington, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Janesville said it's not what the party or the country stand for. House Republican Reid Ribble of Sherwood...
December 9, 2015 - 9:38am
December 7, 2015
Sen. Johnson critical of Obama's absence of 'winning strategy' against ISIS; CWD-infected buck found in Oneida Co.; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- President Obama said the United States will overcome terrorist threats that seek to "poison the minds" of Americans and others. But a pair of Wisconsin GOP leaders criticize the Democratic president for not laying out a strategy. In only his third prime-time address...
December 7, 2015 - 9:04am
December 4, 2015
Area deer harvest surpasses 11K
Though the numbers released earlier this week by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are unofficial and only include the first eight...
December 4, 2015 - 10:10am
WDNR releases preliminary gun-deer totals; some duplication found with new e-registration
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials have released county-by-county harvest totals from the recent nine-day gun deer season. In Pierce County, hunters registered 1,204 bucks (compared with 1,226 in 2014) and 2,130 does (2,107 last year). St. Croix recorded 966 bucks...
December 4, 2015 - 9:28am
Congress passes transportation funding, Obama expected to sign; cheesemakers widen state's production lead; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin House Republicans Sean Duffy and Glenn Grothman were among a small minority who voted against a five-year federal transportation package. The House passed the $305 billion compromise 359- to 65 on Thursday, and the Senate later voted 83- to 16 to send...
December 4, 2015 - 9:25am
December 2, 2015
Osceola lab settles large Medicare fraud case; deer kill tally up 2.6 percent over 2014; 13 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- A laboratory in Polk County that supports health care and research facilities has agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a Medicare fraud case. Pharmasan Labs of Osceola, its billing company NeuroScience, and founders Gottfried and Mieke Kellermann were accused of falsely...
December 2, 2015 - 8:21am
December 1, 2015
State's third fatal hunting victim was Spencer-area dairyman; firm's innovative milk condensation process embraced by investors; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
SPENCER -- A deer hunter found dead near Spencer in central Wisconsin has been identified as 50-year-old Mark Bychinski. DNR Hunter Education Coordinator Jon King said Monday the victim was found at the base of a tree. His rifle was found hanging nearby on a rope that was apparently...
December 1, 2015 - 9:07am