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School district steps up to address drug problems
Lots of options acceptable for voter ID's, says GAB director; tax collection picture improving; 10 more Wisconsin stories
First cases of likely Enterovirus surface; photo ID needed to vote absentee too; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Pepin man, toddler die when trench collapses; DOT begins process to provide ID cards for November election; 11 more state news items
City moves forward with First Street parking expansion
crime and courts
Raiders run over Menomonie
Raider volleyball team opens strong
Raider boys post two Big Rivers soccer shutouts
Superior stuns Raiders in BRC opener
Meet Luke Howard, Hudson School District’s new athletic trainer
'Free Concert for Peace and Love' rescheduled to Sunday afternoon
St. Croix Valley potters share ancient craft
NETworks Youth Ministries has a new director
Eagle Scout project a hit at Homestead Parklands Bookworm Trail
Cruise into downtown Hudson Sept. 21, enjoy classic cars
arts and entertainment
Allen R. Finholt, 64
Jeni Meuwissen, 59
Marcella A. Lewis, 93
Joseph Score, 33
Larry Parfitt, 75
COPYRIGHT NOTICE: Ryan James Few
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 8/5/14 Board Meeting Minutes
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Kathy J. Nistler Estate; Case No. 14PR62
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Community Right-To-Know About Hazardous Materials
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/25/14 Special Meeting Minutes
Randy's Ramblings: Referendums make fall election especially interesting
Our View: Staying with county administrator is proper choice
Doug's Diggings: The day the NFL became ‘all powerful’
Our View: Local Packer fans again denied TV games
Doug's Diggings: No drones – yet – in the Star-Observer news department
December 15, 2009
Yes, no, maybe yes again on domestic-partner benefits
Wisconsin's largest county might change its mind about giving health-care benefits to the domestic partners of county employees. Milwaukee County's personnel committee voted 5-to-2 this week to sustain a veto of those benefits. The County Board originally voted 13-to-6 a few weeks...
December 15, 2009 - 12:40pm
August 11, 2009
Unemployment call centers closed Friday
If you need to ask for unemployment benefits on Friday, the state wants you to do it online. The unemployment call centers will be closed on Friday, so employees can take one of their 16 unpaid days off that are required of all state workers in the next two years under the new state...
August 11, 2009 - 9:00am
April 13, 2009
More divorced Wisconsinites are using unemployment benefits to pay their child support
Divorced Wisconsinites are not exempt from the recession and more of them are using unemployment benefits to pay their child support. State officials said almost $18 million in child support came through jobless pay in the first three months of this year. That's more than twice...
April 13, 2009 - 9:00am
Report blames benefits and pensions for Milwaukee's education woes
Spend more and get less. That, in essence, is what's happening to Milwaukee Public Schools. The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance says MPS spends the third-highest amount per student among 16 big-city school systems throughout the country. And it has the third lowest number of staff...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Veterans Service sounds health care alert
The St. Croix County Veterans Service Center warns that Vietnam veterans may be in danger of losing eligibility for health care under the Veterans Administration. Vietnam veterans have been guaranteed enrollment to VA health care based on their presumed exposure to Agent Orange;...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
Dems say state budget hole will put a damper on their big ticket items
Wisconsin's new Democratic leaders say the faltering economy will put a damper on their biggest ideas. So for now, state Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, says the focus will be on items with smaller price tags, like giving fringe benefits to domestic partners of University of Wisconsin...
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Veteran supermarket event kicks off
A Supermarket of Veterans Benefits for Veterans is underway in New Richmond. The event at the National Guard Armory, 1245 Wall Street, New Richmond,...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
Cash-strapped Milwaukee school district spending high in fringe benefits
Milwaukee school teachers get 61.5 cents in fringe benefits for every dollar in wages. That's much higher than a group of 33 similar school districts and public employers, both in Wisconsin and elsewhere. The Segal consultants of New York unveiled the figures, just as Mayor Tom...
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am