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Dessert auction yields $12,600 for NR Chamber projects
V.A. Undersecretary touring Tomah facility Friday; Walker budget contains some 'sparcity' help for rural schools; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Sirovatka takes reins as Somerset's new police chief
Roberts woman accused of teaching preteen to do meth
My Happy Place: Somerset’s new destination
crime and courts
Bruce Larson receives NFL High School Coach of the Year Award from Don Shula
Seahawks "LOB" leads second Lombardi chase
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
New Richmond boys basketball rolls past Ellsworth
NRHS offering students, staff snacks after school
Celebrating Catholic Schools Week
Special needs open enrollment space availability set to zero for NR School District
SHS concert choir receives high honor from WCDA
SCC District’s AA credit rating helps save taxpayers $1.2 million
Collin's Community Hero Day 2015
Enterprising teen turns beekeeping hobby into business
Getting fit, sticking to resolutions in the new year
See "Goldilocks and the Three Hawaiian Bears" this weekend
Minding your business: Wastewater treatment plant turns sewage into safe water
arts and entertainment
14CV507 Wells Fargo Bank vs Alex H Stringer, Lona M Stringer aka Johnston
St. Croix County Hwy Dept. Public Informational Meeting - CTH A
15PR1 In the matter of the estate of Thomas R. Shipley
13CV738 Nationstar Mortgage vs. Elizabeth A Ziemer aka Sells and Jeremy Ziemer
Town of Cylon - Ordinance 2014-01
Gladys A. Cole, 95
Carl R. Oehlke, 92
Brant A. Short, 81
Frances (McNamara) Cohler, 62
Monica L. Roy, 73
Our View: Judges made the right appointment
Letters to the Editor: Jan. 29, 2015
Editor's Notebook: Are you over the Packers’ loss yet?
Sarah Sez: Everyone needs a Derek in their lives
Our View: Good Samaritans selflessly doing good
Get Out! Deals
August 26, 2009
Pro-tobacco groups outspend opponents 7-1; $1.25 million in 6 months
Pro-tobacco groups spent a record $1.25 million lobbying in the first half of 2009. Those figures are according to David Ahrens, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center. Ahrens says this was the first time the "million dollar threshold" has been crossed....
August 26, 2009 - 9:00am
April 24, 2009
Letter: Irresponsible spending is at issue
To the Editor: I would like to thank Jerrold Sullivan and Lauren Stephens for their letters. It certainly enhances the fact that more basic education is needed, and you don't get that on a soccer field. You have missed my point entirely or choose to ignore it by your "whitewash." First...
April 24, 2009 - 6:10am
Ryan says actual cost of Obama spending plan could top $3 trillion
President Barack Obama has told local leaders to use their economic stimulus funds for one-time projects that won't be repeated. But according to U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., of Janesville, the real cost of the stimulus package will end up being $3 trillion if its spending is continued...
February 24, 2009 - 9:00am
February 20, 2009
Lawmakers will try to stop Doyle from ending wasteful spending law
Some Wisconsin legislators say they'll try to stop the governor from ending a state law that avoids wasteful spending on government contracts. Gov. Jim Doyle's proposed budget would eliminate a three-year old law that requires a cost-benefit analysis before outsourcing any work...
February 20, 2009 - 9:07am
February 17, 2009
Three Madison area Democrats could decide how Wisconsin spends Fed stimulus
Three Madison area Democrats could have the final say on how $2 billion in federal economic stimulus money is spent. Democrats are pushing a bill through the Legislature in which Gov. Jim Doyle would propose all the projects and the two chairs of the Legislature's Joint Finance...
February 17, 2009 - 9:00am
February 10, 2009
Kohl, Feingold vote to move mega spending bill forward
U.S. senators are expected to pass their version of the $838 billion spending package today (Tuesday). Wisconsin Democrats U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl and U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold set the stage for the vote Monday by joining 59 others in cutting off debate. Thirty-six Republicans voted...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 2, 2009
Two Minnesota men in custody after theft from grandparents
An alleged spending spree by two Minnesota men came to an end Sunday in Lake City, Minn., after police there found a small safe missing from a Polk County home. According to Polk County Sheriff's Department officials, at around 5:55 p.m. on Dec. 28 they were notified that the...
January 2, 2009 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
State teachers earn just below national average, but benefits way above
Wisconsin ranks 20th in the nation in teacher salaries, but is sixth when it comes to teachers' benefits. The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance recently released their findings on how Wisconsin funds its schools and teachers, using figures from 2006. In their report the alliance noted...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
February 22, 2008
Our View: Even government has to tighten belt in bad economic times
Last week's news that Wisconsin faces a serious budget shortfall comes as no surprise. Perhaps that's why it didn't take state officials long to react when the Legislative Fiscal Bureau released its gloomy revenue projections Feb. 13. Governor Jim Doyle and legislative leaders have...
opinion / government
February 22, 2008 - 12:00am
February 20, 2008
Senate approves public funding for state Supreme Court races
It looks like the state Legislature will not halt the partisan big-money Supreme Court campaigns anytime soon. The Senate voted 23-10 Tuesday in favor of more tax funding and stricter contribution limits for the justice candidates. Assembly Speaker Rep. Mike Huebsch, R-West Salem,...
February 20, 2008 - 12:00am