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School begins for NR school district on Sept. 2
New school year brings new excitement at St. Mary
Ex-con who allegedly burgled RF businesses, still on the run; Burke attacks Walker over state's revenue woes; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Vista Sand CEO in prison
Annexation, camping CUP approved in Somerset
crime and courts
New Richmond football team opens season with a gem, beats River Falls 38-17
Somerset football team shows it means business
St. Croix Central football team inflicts some pain on Blackhawks
New Richmond girls tennis takes third at Altoona tournament
New Richmond soccer sees extremes in competition
Vets reunited at Nike base
Heritage Court plans classic car show
Trigger Happy closes out Heritage Hillside Series
The ultimate summer treat
Day in the Life: Pastor serves community, congregation with help from above
arts and entertainment
Bert Frey, 84
Ida Ziemer, 90
Richard Newman, 76
Lester Martell, 92
Rick E. Johnson, 55
14CV373 In the matter of the name change of Samuel Aaron Thompson
14CV372 In the matter of the name change of Nina Abigail Thompson
Somerset School District Notice of Annual Meeting
12CV530 USA/Rural Housing vs Margaret T Wilson aka Margaret T Garcia
School District of New Richmond Notice of Annual District Meeting
Telling my own story
Our View: In case of emergency, we're in good hands
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 28, 2014
Our View: Commons rehab project has potential
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 21, 2014
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