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Budget provision would ax environmental ed board; UW-LaX probes nepotism allegation; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Montana man killed in crash south of New Richmond
St. Croix Co. abruptly pulls back plan for worker health assessments
Western Wisconsinites sound off against Walker budget
County man faces charges in domestic assault case
crime and courts
Fall’s care for New Richmond athletes draws major honor
Johnny (Blood) McNally featured on Green Bay Packers website
Ten local youth wrestlers qualify for state tournament
Five local players get all-state hockey honors; Hallmark named to first team
Five local players selected for 2015 WFCA state football all-star game
NRHS culinary students get taste of running a restaurant
SCC band performs at Walt Disney World
Somerset School Board candidate forum scheduled for March 30
NRHS Academic Decathlon team grabs D2 state title
Somerset students perform ‘The Princess Bride’
Roberts woman joins national effort to help caregivers of ill or wounded veterans
Motorcycle safety class being offered at WITC
Horse of a lifetime: Local horse earns national honor
Area restaurants ready for second annual Burger Battle
Register for the New Richmond Community Garage Sale
arts and entertainment
15CV135 In the matter of the name change of Michele Ann Kron
Village of Somerset - Environmental Assessment for Arnold Street Water Extension
Petition for Detachment of Land from the Village of Somerset
Town of Somerset - Advertisement for Bids - 2015 TRI-D Town Road
Village of Somerset - Public Hearing Notice April 2
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Mae M. Vehrs, 95
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Our View: Cost estimates put Commons, library projects in question
Editor's Notebook: It's time to hit the trails
Letters to the Editor: March 26, 2015
Our View: Sunshine Week is all about open government
Letters to the Editor: March 19, 2015
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