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SMS lauds students of the month
St. Croix County forecast as fastest growing to 2040; town of Richmond ranks 7th statewide in growth
Task force unlikely to suggest sweeping changes for rural school funding; 'robo call' bill still in-play; more Wisconsin news
A sea of pink at Central
School board approves academy of virtual education
crime and courts
Tiger girls basketball knocks off Ashland
Spartans top St. Croix Falls
SCC boys basketball knocked out of playoffs by Northwestern
Tiger boys basketball knocked out of playoffs
Spartans fall one game short of section finals
Ready, Set, GO!
Somerset art at its finest
Buds Garden Club hosts bluebird talk
Roberts loses ‘Good Neighbor,’ beloved friend
Local family uses talents to heal in the Philippines
arts and entertainment
Loren Robert Pickard, 92
Elizabeth A. "Betty" Neumann, 81
Jean D. Hertzenberg, 92
Della Parent, 78
Della Parent, 78
Inquiring Reporter: If you could talk to Mother Nature, what would you say to her right now?
Letters to the Editor: March 6, 2014
Our View: Dispose of unused prescription meds
Our View: Get involved in library building discussion
Letters to the Editor: Feb. 27, 2014
Town of Somreset Ordinance Amendment Chapter 18-62 #2014-01
Village of Star Prairie February 5, 2014 Board Meeting Minutes
11CV695 Montpetit Bros LLC vs Somerset Real Estate Partners
11Cv987 Bank of New York vs Darren N Grass, Vikki A Grass
Town of Somerset Town Board Meeting MInutes - March 5, 2014
December 28, 2011
Update: Candidates confirmed for 14 St. Croix Board seats; 7 incumbents bow out
With just a week to go before the filing deadline, no candidates have filed for five of the 19 seats on the St. Croix County Board and over a third of current board members won't be seeking re-election. Redistricting has left two other districts without incumbents, but candidates...
news / government
December 28, 2011 - 11:09am
February 2, 2009
Assembly committee expected to stop fundraising during budget time
The state Assembly's Organization Committee is expected to act Wednesday to stop members from raising campaign money while the budget is debated. For years, lawmakers have held fundraisers where special interests made donations, while budget items for their industries were still...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 5, 2008
Letter: Welcome change vs. Democratic change
To the Editor: Had enough change yet? The markets have lost 3,000 points since Nov. 4's elections. No major banks have failed, Fannie and Freddie have already been taken over so the only force driving the markets down is Mr. Change himself. Notice also the change in attitude...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
New Internet tool will make it easier to follow political cash
It will soon be easier to follow the money in Wisconsin politics. A new Internet tool for keeping track of political contributions will go online early next year. The state Government Accountability Board tested the new system last week. It will go on that agency's Web site. The...
November 24, 2008 - 9:00am
November 4, 2008
Judge rules ad can go back on the air
A state appeals court ruled Monday that a political radio ad which a judge took off the air on Saturday can go back on. The Fourth District Appellate Court in Madison suspended a restraining order against the ad, imposed Saturday by Jackson County Circuit Judge Thomas Lister. He...
November 4, 2008 - 9:00am
October 31, 2008
Letter: What we get might not be what we want
To the Editor: With all of the convoluted rhetoric that we've been subjected to throughout the current political campaign, it's difficult to know what to believe and what not to believe. Even the "truth," no matter what, is twisted and turned constantly to provide an advantage to...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Campaign rhetoric gets tiresome
To the Editor: Congratulations to The News for having the journalist courage to make a presidential endorsement and clearly outlining the rationale for that decision. Let the flaming begin. I read four pages of letters in search of an original thought. My effort was nonproductive...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Sign placement must follow department rules
St. Croix County Highway Department works to mirror the guidelines noted for state highways regarding the placement of political signs along highways. Any signs along roadways, including political/campaign signs, garage sale, for sale, etc.
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
July 28, 2008
Olympics expected to bring most political ads ever to state
Enjoy the Olympics and then get ready for an invasion of TV ads from the presidential candidates and a host of interest groups. With the final major convention not ending until after Labor Day, everybody will have a much shorter time period to convince people to vote their way. With...
July 28, 2008 - 9:00am
June 16, 2008
Poll finds GOP may have tough election, but independents tilting
A new Wisconsin poll says Republicans have a tougher election challenge than Democrats this fall, but GOP legislative candidates will do better in courting independents. The poll is from University of Wisconsin-Madison and WisPolitics.com. More than half the 506 likely voters said...
June 16, 2008 - 12:00am