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New Richmond man charged in Somerset school threat incident
Most school union members vote to stay organized; couple seeing red over Lemon Law finding; 10 more state stories
Analysts: 'Political theatre' won't shift state's job picture; UW GB chancellor to quit; 12 more state stories
Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Left of Center managers for selling alleged drug paraphernalia
Democrat brings congressional campaign to Hudson
crime and courts
Raider girls' basketball team picks up first win
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Rodgers hasn’t been cleared to play Sunday…
Raider girls' hockey team splits games up north
Raider boys skate past Menomonie
Wrestlers open the season strong
Gladsome Tidings fill the air
Dancing Christmas lights bring visitors to Aldro Road
Ringing at Walgreens
Concert set for St. Pat's
Cookie walk is Saturday
arts and entertainment
Phillip T. Schneider, 72
Kyle Edward Mara, 26
Jeannine Noela Rachner , 69
M/Sgt. David A. Benoy, 73
Jeanne Akers, 55
Margaret's Musings: Giving thanks and more insurance challenges
Our View: Drive carefully and smart during the holidays
Randy's Ramblings: St. Patrick Church is making a difference in a Guatemalan community
Our View: Now is the time to consider running for local government position
Day by Day: Sometimes it is a challenge but I’m thankful and then some
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 11/25/13 Special Meeting Minutes
FORECLOSURE: US Bank v. Philip A. Tonn; Case No. 13-CV-246
PUBLISHED NOTICE: WESTconsin Credit Union v. Tammy L. Noye; Case No. 13-SC-1605
SUMMONS: WITC v. Kristina Erickson; Case No. 13-SC-445
SUMMONS: Associated Bank v. Kevin M. Slaby; Case No. 13-CV-626
June 10, 2013
Johnson 'every bit concerned' over civil liberties; Assembly panel to vote on election changes; more state news
U.S. Senate Republican Ron Johnson of Wisconsin says we need a "very delicate balance" between protecting civil liberties and gathering intelligence to fight terrorism. Johnson, a member of the Senate Homeland Security panel, was on "Fox News Sunday" to discuss the recent reports...
accidents / politics / business /
June 10, 2013 - 10:18am
June 7, 2013
Cong. Sensenbrenner -Patriot Act author - says NSA surveillance goes too far; Assembly votes to uphold new laws in dispute, more state news
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin House Republican Jim Sensenbrenner - who wrote the U.S.A. Patriot Act soon after 9-11 - said the secret surveillance...
news / outdoors / business / / politics
June 7, 2013 - 9:10am
June 5, 2013
Joint Finance deal boosts school aids, cuts taxes; provision gives tax break for private school tuition, more state briefs
MADISON -- The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee is expected to take its final votes Wednesday on the new state budget. Majority Republicans...
news / business / / politics / outdoors
June 5, 2013 - 8:38am
June 4, 2013
Kenosha businessman slain in Jamaica; Joint Finance mulls tax cut, plus more state news
MAUSTON -- A Wisconsin Air National Guard member is jailed under a $2 million bond after being charged with killing a woman and wounding another in a shooting in Mauston. Cody Treul, 29, is accused of killing Gayle Howland, also 29, and Ebony Lasher, 23, both of Mauston. Lasher...
news / politics
June 4, 2013 - 8:32am
May 30, 2013
Taxpayers likely to help pay back big unemployment obligation; State Guardsman will receive Silver Star; more state news
MADISON -- Wisconsin taxpayers would help employers pay back a large debt in the state's unemployment benefit fund, under a budget measure endorsed Wednesday. The Joint Finance Committee endorsed $26 million in general taxes - plus increases for employers and new limits on benefits...
news / politics
May 30, 2013 - 9:50am
May 29, 2013
Between showers, bulk of state's corn crop now planted; Severson-sponsored 'apology' bill gets hearing; more state briefs
Almost two-thirds of Wisconsin's corn crop has been planted. Officials say over 20 percent of the crop was put into the ground last week but corn planting is still 21 percent below the average for the past five years. Wisconsin is the only Midwest state with less than 80 percent...
news / politics / health
May 29, 2013 - 9:25am
May 28, 2013
UPDATE: Act of Congress leads to bridge project's start
It was a day John Soderberg didn't know if he'd ever witness. In the shadow of the aging Stillwater Lift Bridge, area business leaders, residents,...
news / politics
May 28, 2013 - 5:14pm
May 23, 2013
Late spring, more walleyes prompt lawmaker to back off funding threat affecting tribes; Milwaukee falls to 30th largest U.S. city; more state briefs
MADISON -- The vice-chairman of the State Building Commission backed off Wednesday on a threat to withhold a $250,000 in grant money for the Lac du Flambeau Indian tribe. Assembly Republican Dean Kaufert of Neenah said a few weeks ago that he wanted to pull back funding that the...
news / politics / business / outdoors
May 23, 2013 - 10:01am
May 22, 2013
Measure to require more job efforts from food stamp recipients advances; fallen FBI agent with Wisconsin link remembered; more state news
MADISON -- About 63,000 Wisconsinites would have to get work or job training to keep their food stamp benefits under a state budget measure endorsed Tuesday. The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee voted 12-to-4, with all Democrats voting no, to make childless adults either work...
news / politics / business / / health
May 22, 2013 - 8:34am
May 21, 2013
Big Joint Finance decisions expected today as Walker travels; Lake Superior warm-up blamed for waning Lake Trout population, more state news
Several high-profile items in the proposed state budget will be up for committee endorsements Tuesday. The Joint Finance panel is expected to...
news / politics / business /
May 21, 2013 - 8:55am
May 20, 2013
Panel will decide on DNA-collection question, 'double-dipping'; house explosion levels one- damages five near Eau Claire; more state news
MADISON -- A legislative panel will decide on Thursday whether the new state budget should let police collect DNA samples from people who have not been convicted of felonies. The governor and attorney general want to expand the state's DNA database which police use to find suspects...
news / politics / outdoors / business
May 20, 2013 - 10:29am
May 15, 2013
Knudson expects some increase in state aid for schools
State Rep. Dean Knudson told the small group of people who attended his listening session Saturday at the Hudson Area Library that he expects...
news / government / politics
May 15, 2013 - 4:24pm
Law to curb circuit judge's powers wins approval; poll says slight majority favor Walker's performance; more state briefs
MADISON -- State laws that are struck down by circuit judges could stay in effect while they're appealed, under a bill that got preliminary approval in the Assembly Tuesday. Democrats used a procedural move to block a final vote until next month. Republicans proposed the bill after...
news / politics / business /
May 15, 2013 - 8:47am
May 14, 2013
Conservative Janesville area group alleges undue IRS scrutiny; Dalai Lama speaking to lawmakers, more state briefs
MADISON -- A Wisconsin conservative group believes it was among those targeted by the Internal Revenue Service. The Rock River Patriots say...
news / business / politics
May 14, 2013 - 8:44am
May 13, 2013
High court considers Wisconsin-focused church-state case; Assembly mulls new landlord-tenant law; new 'Alice' crowned
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Supreme Court might announce Monday whether it will take a Wisconsin case, and decide whether a public high school can hold a graduation ceremony in a church. The Los Angeles Times says the justices have been discussing the Elmbrook Church case since...
news / business / / politics
May 13, 2013 - 8:38am