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Late-night fire damages Woodville oil-recycling firm; volatility of materials prompts large emergency call out
Walker championing tax relief while WTA says we're now 12th highest; budget crunch could cost jobs at UW-EC; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Firefighters train for ice rescues
Most of tobacco lawsuit dollars used to prop up state budget; Baraboo adopts policy for transgender athletes; 10 more Wisconsin stories
UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Highway 65 crash south of Roberts
crime and courts
New Richmond wrestlers manhandle Durand in MBC opener
New Richmond girls improve to 2-0 in MBC basketball
New Richmond boys basketball structuring its season around defense
New Richmond boys hockey finds its offense, scores 17 goals at Amery
U19 Western Wisconsin Stars take third place at Rapids
Have a holly, jolly Christmas
SCC school board approves move to Middle Border Conference
Students compete in fifth annual Buck Contest
Something fishy is going on
A long way from home:Exchange student hails from Kyrgyzstan
A Day in the Life of a Tree Grower: O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree
Santa spotted all over town
Father, daughter bond over girl’s first deer
Charlie Brown hits the stage starting Friday
Inaugural Holiday Helpings to benefit Five Loaves Food Shelf
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Ronald Lynn Dorn Sr. Estate; 14-PR-85
Village of Star Prairie - Resolution #2014-03
14CV68 Ocwen Loan Servicing vs Michael W Horner, et al
Ordinance 472 - City of New Richmond
Installment Assessment Notice - CTH M Improvement Project
Hugh Ring McDermott, 78
Elvis Kevin Kobs, 63
Bernice Krueger, 87
Ronda Lengyel, 55
Raymond Gehrke, 60
Our View: Freedom Park project too big for city alone
Letters to the Editor: Dec. 11, 2014
Willi Nilli: To double-space or not to double-space
Letters to the Editor: Dec. 4, 2014
Our View: Community can take pride in local athletes
Get Out! Deals
October 12, 2009
State lacks money to retrain workers who've lost their jobs, even after federal stimulus infusion
Wisconsin does not have enough money to retrain all the workers who've lost their jobs even after getting federal stimulus money for that purpose. Some local workforce development agencies have stopped admitting new people into training programs, for fear the money will run out...
October 12, 2009 - 9:15am
April 29, 2009
Bids open for stimulus highway projects
The first Wisconsin highway projects to be done with federal economic stimulus money will cost 7 percent less than expected. Construction bids were opened Tuesday for 26 state projects and 19 local roads and bridges. Gov. Jim Doyle said the total cost was $114.6 million, $9 million...
April 29, 2009 - 9:06am
April 27, 2009
State seeks way to pay for stimulus spending bookkeeping
Washington wants a strict accounting of how the states spend their federal economic stimulus cash. Wisconsin is not sure how much it will cost to administer the $4 billion-plus that's flowing in. But Nebraska figures it will cost at least $1.2 million to track the money the way...
April 27, 2009 - 9:15am
April 22, 2009
Stimulus jobs bundled online
Jobs created in Wisconsin with federal stimulus dollars will all be routed to one state Web site. Gov. Jim Doyle has signed an executive order requiring all contractors and subcontractors involved with those projects to post their job openings online at http://jobcenterforwisconsin.com....
April 22, 2009 - 7:29am
April 17, 2009
City Council seeks stimulus money for projects
New Richmond officials are hopeful that federal stimulus money will be made available for several local projects. Two projects have a decent chance of gaining support, according to Robert Barbian, the city's director of planning and community development. In a report to the New...
April 17, 2009 - 7:13am
April 15, 2009
Stimulus not a cure-all for mass transit
Some state and local officials are getting excited about federal stimulus dollars coming to Wisconsin for mass transit. But the dollars won't be a panacea. Gov. Jim Doyle has announced that he and seven other Midwest governors have signed onto a letter that supports using federal...
April 15, 2009 - 8:00am
April 14, 2009
Arts grants available thanks to federal economic stimulus
The arts in Wisconsin are getting a small boost from the federal economic stimulus package. The National Endowment for the Arts has given the state $318,000 to help established arts groups preserve jobs. The funding will be allocated by a one-time grant program called Wisconsin...
April 14, 2009 - 9:00am
April 10, 2009
Wisconsin will get $34 million for child vaccinations and child care for needy families
Wisconsin will get $34 million in federal stimulus funds to provide more child care to needy families and protect more kids from diseases. The White House said yesterday that Wisconsin would get $3.9 million to expand child vaccinations. Almost 84 percent of Wisconsin kids have...
April 10, 2009 - 9:07am
April 2, 2009
Speedway announces stimulus
Cedar Lake Speedway will admit kids age 10 and younger for free at all regular race nights in 2009. "Everyone else seems to have a stimulus package right now so we figured we needed one as well," stated Bob Kaufman of Cedar Lake Speedway. "I have four kids and it gets expensive to...
April 2, 2009 - 4:41pm
March 30, 2009
Rural bridges are first to be replaced because they're 'shovel-ready'
Rural bridges that don't get used much will be the first ones replaced in Wisconsin with federal stimulus money. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel found that the first 37 bridge projects approved by state lawmakers carry an average of only 568 vehicles a day. And two bridges in Iowa...
March 30, 2009 - 9:00am
March 13, 2009
Davis Street project could gain stimulus funds
The federal stimulus plan was once again a topic of conversation among Village of Hammond Board members at Monday night's meeting.
March 13, 2009 - 6:21am
Letter: Tax breaks are not chump change
To the Editor: Two weeks ago, Congressional Republicans were squealing about all the "pork" and voting against President Obama's $819 billion stimulus package. Last week Obama introduced his budget and we learned that 40 percent of the budget "pork" came from Republicans. Even though...
March 13, 2009 - 5:45am
Community cuts development fees
The New Richmond City Council is offering its own stimulus package to help boost the local economy over the next two years. The council approved a motion Monday to cut its sewer access charges in half for all new commercial and residential construction in 2009 and 2010. The move...
March 13, 2009 - 5:15am
March 9, 2009
Milwaukee County bus system to get one-third of stimulus transportation funds
The Milwaukee County bus system will get about one-third of Wisconsin's $82 million transit dollars under the federal economic stimulus package. County Executive Scott Walker, who's been critical of the stimulus concept, says he'll accept the transit aid. That's because the Milwaukee...
March 9, 2009 - 9:07am
Stimulus school spending won't stop property tax hikes
The federal stimulus package will provide a big boost to Wisconsin's public schools but not enough to keep your property taxes from going up. John Ashley of the Wisconsin Association of School Boards says costs keep rising for employee health insurance, busing and everything else....
March 9, 2009 - 9:00am