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Judge doesn't take convict's words lightly
Westfields Hospital & Clinic named a Top 100 critical access hospital
Somerset chamber to host 'pancakes and politics' March 25
St. Croix County Sheriff's Office investigation helps with conviction of Menomonie man
Wisconsin roundup: Unexpected deficit in Walker budget proposal; EMT service expansion proposed in bill; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
New Richmond, Somerset teams dominate All-MBC boys hockey selections
First Steps running class being offered
Two Western Wisconsin Stars to play in girls state senior hockey tournament
Youth wrestlers qualify for 2017 state meet
Somerset trio to play in state senior hockey tournament
Scenes from New Richmond orchestra concert
New Richmond School Board discusses SOAR, nondiscrimination report, personnel
Somerset High School: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
New Richmond School Board approves revised New Richmond Library master plan
New Richmond Middle School brings back ‘Share Tables’ during lunch
VIDEO & Photos: St. Patrick’s Day parade 2017
Young Performers Ensemble presents Annie Jr.
Cloverbuds: 4-H's youngest members
Sonshine Learning Center makes donation to Halos
Friday Memorial Library: Beach reads to bring with you on spring break
arts and entertainment
Town of Star Prairie - Public Hearing Notice April 18
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 4/6/17 Public Hearing re: Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
City of New Richmond - Advertisement for Bids - Street & Utility Improvements
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Proposals- Elevator Cab, Fixtures, Doors, etc.
Town of Stanton - Notice of Liquor License - Pour Judgement Bar & Grill
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Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Floyd L. Sipe, 88
Robert J. Krear, 65
Edward V. Lukes, 80
OPINION: Sometimes eyeball-to-eyeball is best
City honors those who have committed to the operation of local government
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Letters to the Editor
EDITORIAL: Duffy attempts to dodge his constituents
Real Estate Showcase
March 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
ROTHSCHILD — An Everest Metro police officer is one of four people shot to death at three different locations in the Wausau area Wednesday...
March 23, 2017 - 9:56am
March 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man allegedly used nails as political retribution; poll worker training promised to keep 17-year-olds from voting; 7 more state news stories
Man arrested for throwing nails in political opponents' driveways LA CROSSE — Polarized politics turns into criminal damage in La Crosse, where a man faces charges for tossing roofing nails into the driveways of Republican supporters.
March 14, 2017 - 4:04pm
March 10, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin still lags in its pace of job creation; semi plows into travel mart; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin continues to lag behind two thirds of the states in its pace of job creation. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says Wisconsin had a year-to-year private sector job growth of 1 percent as of last September, with 25,600 jobs created during that 12-month period....
March 10, 2017 - 7:53am
February 28, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Renewed push to stall Capitol's 'revolving door'; police union responds to trooper nametag issue; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Another Wisconsin lawmaker is proposing a one year waiting period on lawmakers becoming lobbyists after they leave the Legislature. But unlike past attempts, Assembly Democrat Dana Wachs of Eau Claire says his measure has a chance to succeed since colleagues of both parties...
February 28, 2017 - 9:59am
February 22, 2017
Walker proposes $11M funding injection at Willow River State Park
HUDSON — A dam project at Willow River State Park would receive a funding boost under a Gov. Scott Walker proposal announced Monday. The Republican...
February 22, 2017 - 9:58am
February 3, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Kind joins House GOP in striking down Obama gun restriction; UW to review ban on considering criminal records for admissions; and 10 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, DC -- La Crosse Democrat Ron Kind joins House Republicans in striking down a rule that stops at least some Social Security disability recipients from buying guns. Kind joined four Wisconsin Republicans Thursday in dropping Barack Obama's rule to force the Social Security...
February 3, 2017 - 8:43am
February 1, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Harley denies report that it didn't want Trump with protesters; Parents of kids with seizures again push for pot oil treatment; and 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Harley Davidson denies a CNN report that President Donald Trump canceled a visit to Milwaukee for Thursday because the company was not "comfortable" hosting him amid protests. White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham confirms the cancellation, and CNN cites an unnamed...
February 1, 2017 - 8:31am
January 31, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Beloit College leader after threats: ‘Let us reject hate;' UW advises Muslim students not to leave U.S.; and 11 more state news stories
BELOIT -- Beloit College president Scott Bierman tells his campus community, "Let us reject hate together." That's after threats against two students at campus dorm rooms since last Friday. The private school says an anti-Semitic note was slipped past the door of a student's room...
January 31, 2017 - 7:36am
January 30, 2017
New year, new mission – put an end to big-money politics
This week marks the seventh anniversary of the infamous Citizens United Supreme Court decision, which held that unions and corporations are “people”...
January 30, 2017 - 10:15am
Wisconsin roundup: State will soon seek Medicaid changes for childless adults; Feds: State ACT exam inadequate for federal accountability; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Childless adults would pay more for Medicaid, take drug tests and have their coverage limited to four years in a request the state will soon make to the Trump administration. State Medicaid director Michael Heifetz tells the Wisconsin State Journal the feds will soon be...
January 30, 2017 - 8:53am
December 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker supports Constitutional Convention renewed proposal would reduce child support paid by the wealthy; and 11 state news stories
MADISON — There's more talk in Wisconsin about a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution. Republican Gov. Scott Walker was asked about it during a recent telephone town hall meeting. Despite disagreements from some law professors, Walker says he's convinced a convention could...
December 20, 2016 - 11:09am
December 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Despite bitter cold, vast majority of schools are open; busiest mailing day of the year begins; and 10 more state news stories
Wisconsin is going through its second straight morning of bitter cold temperatures, but very few schools are closed. A quick check of TV stations around the Badger State shows that many small town districts in south central Wisconsin are opening two hours late Monday morning. Clinton...
December 19, 2016 - 8:53am
December 16, 2016
Wisconsin round up: Wisconsin has nation's second largest improvement in health rankings; Standoff with shots fired ends with suspect's death; and 11 more state news stories
MINNETONKA, Minn. -- Wisconsin is the nation's 20th healthiest state, according to the annual "America's Health Rankings" from the United Health Foundation. The Badger State rose four spots from last year, tied for the nation's second largest increase in its overall rank -- but UW-Madison...
December 16, 2016 - 8:57am
December 15, 2016
State Board approves recreation plan despite lawsuit; former juror to be questioned for alleged improper behavior; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- The state Natural Resources Board has voted to allow off road motorcycle riding and model rockets at a nature area, despite a lawsuit to ban those activities. The board voted 7-0 Wednesday for a master plan at the Sauk Prairie State Recreation area, on the site of the...
December 15, 2016 - 9:31am
December 14, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin plunges into the deep freeze; state bill would require drug tests for certain high school students; and 10 more state news stories
Unlike Tuesday morning, it's above zero everywhere in Wisconsin. But forecasters say the respite won't last long as another round of arctic air pushes its way into the Badger State Wednesday. By Thursday morning, lows are supposed to get down to 15 below with wind chills as cold...
December 14, 2016 - 9:46am