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Fan malfunction brings fire department to Second Street building
Labor Committee advances right-to-work bill without OK; drone-dropped weapons worry prison chief; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Town of Troy yields to county for zoning administration
Mend for tax reciprocity rift underway; Walker now opposes 'path to citizenship'; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Divided council establishes bike and pedestrian advisory committee
crime and courts
Koski loses in semifinals, will wrestle for place today
Hudson wrestlers take places - Anderson 3rd, Gierke 4th and Koski 5th
Anderson, Gierke to place at state along with Koski
Koski to wrestle in semifinals at state tourney
Raiders roll in playoff opener
Mount Zion pastor embraces church's focus
The Friends of the Library are friends to us all
Bike trails coalition launches membership drive
UWRF Africa Night Feb. 27
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Carl R. Oehlke Estate; Case No. 15PR15
CITY OF HUDSON: 3/12/15 Public Hearing - Plant Place Inc. Permit
TOWN OF TROY: New Ordinance 171-A
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Road Weight Restrictions
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 3/23/15, Case No. 15-CV-104; Charles Rund
James M. "Mike" Madden, 83
Marilyn V. Sampson, 87
Betty J. Larsen, 92
Melvin Johannsen, 86
Brandee S. Mitchell, 33
Doug's Diggings: This week marks 40 years in 'new' gym
Randy's Ramblings: Community is good
Our View: Now is the time for 'community engagement'
Our View: Walker's budget may look different in the end
Our View: Don’t forget to vote in Tuesday’s primary
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October 30, 2009
Insurance broker disputes claim that it won't cost families more to expand coverage to adult children
An insurance broker takes issue with Gov. Jim Doyle's claim that it won't cost families more to let those up to 27 stay on their parents' health plans. Doyle says families pay a flat rate for coverage, no matter how many kids they have. But James Mueller, the Wisconsin vice president...
October 30, 2009 - 9:00am
October 23, 2009
No chance to change minds
Dear Editor, In a letter to the Editor last week, Ray Hornung offered the current School Board President advice regarding negotiating the very expensive health insurance package enjoyed by the members of the Hudson School District Teacher's Union, (as well as by all other employees...
opinion / letters
October 23, 2009 - 1:10am
September 25, 2009
Bids needed for insurance
Dear Editor, The School District of Hudson recently held its annual meeting where an 8 percent property tax increase was approved. The district has been successful in lowering the mill rate in previous years, but now that we are looking at an increase, the district needs to look...
opinion / letters
September 25, 2009 - 1:23am
September 22, 2009
New Census figures show 9 percent of residents lacked health insurance last year
New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that about 9 percent of Wisconsin residents did not have health insurance last year. That's consistent with other recent surveys. And Wisconsin has the fifth-lowest rate of uninsured residents in the country, tied with Iowa and Vermont....
September 22, 2009 - 9:42am
September 17, 2009
Cooperative Health Choices names WPS as partner
Cooperative Health Choices (CHC) of Western Wisconsin has named WPS Health Insurance as its partner and targeted Nov. 1 as the coverage effective...
September 17, 2009 - 1:16am
September 16, 2009
Family premiums for company health insurance top $13,000 this year
For those of us who get family health insurance at work, our bosses paid an average of $9,800 for it this year, while we paid $3,500 from our own pockets. That's according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, which said the total premiums surpassed $13,000 for the first time. That's...
September 16, 2009 - 9:04am
September 3, 2009
City traded worker pay raises for lower insurance costs
The 4-percent wage increases for 2009 that city workers got under a new three-year contract were a trade-off for concessions on health insurance coverage, according to City Administrator Devin Willi. The city will save approximately $70,000 when public works and clerical employees...
September 3, 2009 - 9:36am
July 7, 2009
Young adults living at home soon eligible for health insurance
Thousands of young adults who still live with mom and dad will get health insurance again. The new state budget signed by Gov. Jim Doyle requires health insurers to cover dependents 26 and younger, starting next February. The limit is now 18, but college students can sometimes...
July 7, 2009 - 9:21am