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Buck kill off markedly YOY for Pierce, St. Croix counties
CWD-positive deer found in Wausau-area preserve; two hunters die in traffic crashes; 9 more state stories
Operation Help needs your help, deadline to donate is Dec. 9
Snow predicted across state; Special legislative session called to deal with BadgerCare changes; more state news
Footprints in snow are new tool for cops; Racine woman reaches goal: One act of kindness for every year she’s lived; More state news
crime and courts
Raider boys' basketball season opens Tuesday night against North St. Paul
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Rodgers could play Sunday against Atlanta…
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Rodgers won’t play against the Lions on Thanksgiving Day…
Raiders land a dozen football players on All-Big Rivers teams
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Packers remain one game back despite loss to Giants...
Hudson Holiday Boutique is Saturday, event benefits Youth Action Hudson and Youth Court
ADORAY announces plans to build a hospice house
Coloring contest - click to download
Moms collect for needy
Local author writes new book, signing set for Dec. 15
arts and entertainment
Robert Durden Hackworthy, 84
Glen Edward Johnson, 64
Robert Donald Atkins, 91
Barbara Lawrence, 89
Janell N. Buhr, 67
Day by Day: Sometimes it is a challenge but I’m thankful and then some
Our View: Give thanks daily, but especially on Thanksgiving
Doug's Diggings: Hard to believe it’s been 50 years
Our View: Mining issues must include local governments
Randy's Ramblings: More development is on Hudson's horizon
FORECLOSURE: Bank of NY Mellon v. Ashell L. Locker; Case No. 13-CV-214
FORECLOSURE: Central Bank v. Zahnow Properties; Case 13-TJ-27
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: John R. Abernathy Estate; Case No. 13PR81
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Peter J. Geidans Estate; Case No. 13PR93
FORECLOSURE: US Bank v. Tara C. Tuchel; Case No. 12-CV-121
December 18, 2009
State releases farm-aid funds
Wisconsin dairy farmers will soon get checks from the U-S-D-A. The government said yesterday it's starting to distribute $290 million in direct assistance to farmers plagued by low milk prices and higher production costs. The payments are based on the amount of milk produced from...
December 18, 2009 - 11:53am
November 19, 2009
Wisconsin's dairy cows outshine peers in production nationwide
Wisconsin's dairy cows made more milk in October than a year ago, while farmers nationally made less. Last month, 2.1 billion pounds of milk were produced in the Badger State, up 3.5 percent from the year before. But production dropped by over 1 percent in the 23 major dairy states,...
November 19, 2009 - 9:33am
November 17, 2009
Farmers catch up on harvest; mold and moisture a concern
Dry weather has helped Wisconsin farmers catch up with their harvest activities. But moisture levels remain high in the corn crop and some farmers are letting it dry in the fields for now, while they bring in their soybeans. Officials said 38-percent of Wisconsin's corn for grain...
November 17, 2009 - 9:00am
November 10, 2009
More farmers feel pressure from banks to catch up on loans
Many farmers continue to lose money in this recession. And more say they're feeling pressure from banks to catch up with their loans. The Wisconsin Farm Center mediates those disputes and coordinator Roger James says they've handled more than 250 cases in the first nine months of...
November 10, 2009 - 9:00am
Dry weather helps farmers harvest their crops
After one of the wettest Octobers in history, Wisconsin farmers have had a week of dry weather to help harvest their crops. But they're still way behind schedule and excess moisture continues to be a problem in the state's corn. Twenty-three percent of Wisconsin's corn for grain...
November 10, 2009 - 9:00am
August 13, 2009
Governor declares a state-of-emergency in 41 drier-than-normal counties
Gov. Jim Doyle helped Wisconsin farmers Wednesday by declaring a state of emergency in 41 counties where it's drier than normal this year. Doyle issued an executive order that covers about the northern half of the state. It lets the Department of Natural Resources expedite farmers'...
August 13, 2009 - 9:04am
July 17, 2009
Ag secretary tells farmers more loan money is coming
It's getting easier for farmers to get direct federal loans. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said in West Salem yesterday that $760 million has been made available for USDA ownership and operating loans that were previously approved, but were not funded until now. Vilsack, U.S....
July 17, 2009 - 9:00am
July 9, 2009
Consumers see declining dairy prices; farmers endure
The consumer is starting to see what farmers have experienced for awhile now: declining dairy prices. A price check of commonly bought food items in Wisconsin shows milk down 11 percent from the first quarter of the year. The Wisconsin Farm Bureau conducts the Market Basket...
July 9, 2009 - 12:53am
June 11, 2008
State agriculture officials not sure about state's corn crop
Wisconsin farmers had 96 percent of their corn planted by Monday. How much of it grows is anybody's guess. State Agriculture Secretary Rod Nilsestuen says it's too early to tell how much damage the fields suffered from this week's floods in southern Wisconsin. Before the rains came,...
June 11, 2008 - 9:00am
May 20, 2008
Wisconsin farmers late in getting crops in
Wisconsin farmers are finally getting their crops planted. Fifty-six percent of the corn is in the ground, thanks to windy conditions which dried the fields over the last week. Corn planting is still 19 percent behind the five-year average. Only 7 percent of the corn has popped...
May 20, 2008 - 9:00am
May 6, 2008
Farmers finally getting crops into ground
Wisconsin farmers are finally starting to get their corn in the ground.
May 6, 2008 - 12:00am