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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
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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
September 18, 2009
State agency gives $25,000 to child care provider allegedly overpaid in Wisconsin Shares program
State officials have been trying to get back $103,000 overpaid to a Milwaukee child care provider in the Wisconsin Shares program. But the same agency gave Latasha Jackson another $25,000 check this week. According to the Journal Sentinel, the money was for child care Jackson provided...
September 18, 2009 - 9:00am
April 30, 2009
Our View: Regional health insurance co-op offers hope
Efforts to bring a health co-op program to northwest Wisconsin may hold the key for small businesses hoping to have and/or offer health coverage to employees. Cooperative Health Choices of Western Wisconsin was formed in late 2008, and organizers are optimistic to get the plan up...
April 30, 2009 - 1:17am
April 29, 2009
Child care delivery vans now need alarms
State lawmakers gave their final approval Tuesday to making child care delivery vans have alarms, so drivers don't leave any kids behind. The Assembly OK'd the mandate 99-0, after the Senate passed it on a voice vote. It now goes to Gov. Jim Doyle, who's expected to sign it. Milwaukee...
April 29, 2009 - 9:00am
April 16, 2009
Child care center enforcements up 50 percent from 2007
State officials are keeping a closer eye on child care centers. The state's Bureau of Early Childcare made more than 1,200 enforcement actions last year. That's up 50 percent from 2007, even though the number of day-care centers remained about the same. Those actions ranged from...
April 16, 2009 - 9:49am
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
February 20, 2009
Letter: Not 'change' writer wants
Dear Editor, Another week of scrutiny over the "stimulus" package uncovers a wide-open back door entrance for socialized health care. Unable to even get a modicum of votes for government-controlled health care on stand-alone legislation, the Messiah's team has jammed it into the...
February 20, 2009 - 9:55am
February 12, 2009
CITY OF HUDSON: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - 2009 LAWN CARE SERVICES
The City of Hudson, Wisconsin is soliciting proposals for lawn care services for the period May 1 through October 31, 2009. Bids will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 20, 2009 at the City Clerk's office, Hudson City Hall, 505 Third Street, Hudson, WI 54016.
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
More workers, swipe cards part of Doyle plan to fight abuse in child care program
Gov. Jim Doyle has announced part of his plan to reform Wisconsin Shares, the state-funded child care program for the working poor. On Wednesday, Doyle asked legislators to require that parents use electronic swipe cards whenever their kids go in and out of daycare centers. Also,...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 27, 2009
Governor and others express need to reform child-care assistance program
Officials from the governor on down are expressing the need to reform Wisconsin's child-care assistance program. And they're also blaming each other for the fraud and abuse the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel uncovered over the past two days. Sen. Mary Lazich, R-New Berlin, said she...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Four sisters rake in more than $500,000 through loophole in welfare law
In Racine, four sisters take care of each other's 17 children, and you're paying for it. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel says the four are in-home child care providers under the Wisconsin Shares program.
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Creating a business from the ground up
Teigan Jansen, a junior at Hudson High School, is pretty sure she will pursue a career working with children. "Ever since second grade I always...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
November 28, 2008
Letter: Concerned with facility
Dear Editor, The concerns that were brought before the Common Council on Nov.
November 28, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Responds to earlier letter
Dear Editor, In response to Ms. Johnson: If I made anyone feel that I have some objection to who is moving into my neighborhood, I am sorry. My objections are toward what is moving in, not who, and has nothing to do with somehow damaging my neighborhood's image. In short, a business...
November 28, 2008 - 12:00am
November 20, 2008
Health care deductibles increasing across the state
More Wisconsin families are spending at least $1,000 a year on health care before their insurance benefits totally kick in. The Mercer consulting firm says the average deductible has more than doubled from last year's amount of $500. They averaged just $250 back in 2000. Raising...
November 20, 2008 - 9:00am
October 23, 2008
Two due in court in what's called state's biggest case of child care fraud
Two Milwaukee women are due in court today (Thursday) in what's called the biggest case of child care fraud in state history. Shartavia Adams, 23, and her mother, Bernice Watson, 41, are both accused of bilking at least $360,000 in state subsidies. Prosecutors said Adams was licensed...
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am