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Wisconsin roundup: Survey ranks state 16th-best overall; GOP senator questions immunity provision in Harsdorf heroin legislation; 9 more state news stories
Mystery of Minnesota North Shore waterfalls may be solved
5th Women in STEM event draws 250
Friend: Lawyer who killed a New Richmond grad jogging in St. Paul found to have brain tumors
Wisconsin roundup: Renewed push to stall Capitol's 'revolving door'; police union responds to trooper nametag issue; 8 more state news stories
crime and courts
Raiders roll to sectional hockey title
Raider hockey rolls to section finals
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
A life lived inventing: Local scientist inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame
Twenty-year military journey ends in Hudson
UW Success by 6: parents and caregivers make all the difference
Regional artists recognized for state awards in the River Falls Public Library Gallery
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - New Pavilion/ Restroom
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Skid Unit
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 1/9/17 Board Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TROY: Beer License Application - Cracked Barrel Winery
TOWN OF ROCK ELM: Ad For Bids - 170th Street TRID Project
Michael G. Peterson, 71
Douglas Ray, 42
Charlene Adele Wold, 49
Sharon Bailey Koland, 74
Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
Bill would reduce public transparency
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 23, 2017
Teachable moments in a blame culture
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Real Estate Showcase
February 10, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker sees 'good chunk' of budget passing; Menomonie murder suspect claims self-defense; 8 more state news stories
Walker: 'Good chunk' of his budget will pass Gov. Scott Walker says a "good chunk" of his proposed state budget will pass, but Senate GOP leader Scott Fitzgerald cites some big differences.
February 10, 2017 - 10:26am
February 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker budget plan roll-out includes stop in New Richmond; Menomonie murder suspect extradited; 10 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker will make another quick tour of Wisconsin Thursday and Friday to promote the two year, $76 billion state budget he proposed Wednesday. He's starting in Milwaukee with a speech at the annual Governor's Conference on Economic Development -- and he'll then...
February 9, 2017 - 11:48am
February 8, 2017
Walker budget calls for more K-12, UW education spending
Gov. Scott Walker trumpeted new spending on education and a reduction in taxes in his budget presentation to Wisconsin lawmakers. The Republican...
February 8, 2017 - 6:17pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker to present budget at 4 p.m.; competency exam ordered in Rusk County officer-slaying case; 10 more state news stories
MADISON — Republican Scott Walker will present the fourth two year state budget of his governorship Thursday afternoon.
February 8, 2017 - 8:31am
February 7, 2017
St. Croix Crossing bridge 'could' be finished by August
If everything goes right, the new St. Croix Crossing bridge will open to the public in August. That was part of a presentation Tuesday, Feb....
February 7, 2017 - 3:49pm
Wisconsin roundup: Medical marijuana getting cold reception in Madison; Former U.S. solicitor general will try to help GOP keep district lines; 7 more state news stories
MADISON -- The state Legislature's GOP leaders are giving a cold reception to a pair of Democratic bills to legalize medical marijuana. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he remains against the concept, but he has not talked with his GOP caucus about it. Assembly Speaker...
February 7, 2017 - 2:04pm
February 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker K-12 funding proposal stokes re-election suspicions; meteor fireball spotted; 11 more state news stories
MADISON – Gov.Scott Walker is proposing a big boost in state funding for K-12 education. This comes two years after the Republican cut school funding. This time he is calling for a $649 million increase. That is an additional $200 of spending per pupil in each of the next two years....
February 6, 2017 - 9:55am
January 27, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Bill limiting union influence on fast track; Wisconsinites at March for Life; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — A GOP-backed measure that would limit the influence of unions bidding for public projects is poised to move quickly through the Legislature. Sen. Leah Vukmir and Rep. Rob Hutton are sponsoring the measure on project labor agreements. A spokesperson for Vukmir said Thursday...
January 27, 2017 - 9:51am
January 26, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State audit criticizes DOT planning; private school tax breaks reportedly cost state less; 9 more state news stories
MADISON – A newly released state audit criticizes the Transportation Department for its budgeting process and a lack of internal controls.
January 26, 2017 - 10:57am
January 25, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker to unveil budget Feb. 8; White House orders up a Leinie's; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker will unveil his next proposed state budget two weeks from Wednesday. The Republican Walker plans to discuss the highlights in a speech to the Legislature at 4 p.m. Feb. 8, scrapping the traditional nighttime speech from previous years. Walker has already...
January 25, 2017 - 8:53am
January 24, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmaker raises concern over Walker welfare plan; winter weather to return; 8 more state news stories
A Wisconsin Senate Democrat says children could be hurt by Gov. Scott Walker's plan to expand the work requirement to get food stamps. The Republican Walker held briefings in four cities Monday to explain his plan, which would extend the current 80 hour-per-month work or job training...
January 24, 2017 - 11:18am
January 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Illegal gun use targeted in legislation; court date set for suspected cop killer; 11 more state news stories
MADISON — A Senate bill proposes tougher penalties on criminals caught with guns or those who illegally buy guns for someone else. State Sen. LaTonya Johnson, a Democrat from Milwaukee, is a co-sponsoring a bill that would make it a felony to buy a gun for someone who can't legally...
January 23, 2017 - 8:51am
January 19, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State of State prompted 'Scott Walker bingo'; rural roadway sees Skittles spill; 8 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE — Some of the state's legislative Democrats were reportedly playing bingo during Gov. Scott Walker's recent State of the State address....
January 19, 2017 - 11:08am
January 18, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State Senate votes to help cheese distributor; man killed in snowmobile crash; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — The Wisconsin Senate has unanimously passed its first bill of the new session, which would help a cheese distributor in Sheboygan...
January 18, 2017 - 8:46am
January 17, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Study names Wisconsin among best states for lovers; schools closed, delayed around state; 9 more state news stories
EAST LANSING, Mich. — If you're looking for love, Wisconsin is a great place to find it. A new study from Michigan State University says Wisconsin, Utah, and Mississippi are essentially tied for first place among the best states to fall in love -- and North Dakota is rated the...
January 17, 2017 - 10:35am