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Husband, wife team teach new community ed classes
Developers approached school district about St. Croix Meadows but no deal on the table
FBI raid on Osceola-area firm said related to fraud investigation; Barron native will challenge Rep. Kind; 10 more state stories
Pay-by-phone parking system goes citywide
Extra spring turkey permit sales will be reduced due to tough winter conditions
crime and courts
Spartans end Raider girls' hoops season in regional semifinal
Raider gymnasts shine in state spotlight
Wild Side: Homeland security air force in peril
Raiders score in fight vs. cancer
Raider boys fall in sectional semifinal
Local Scouts trek through New Mexico wilderness
Lenten suppers, fish frys begin this week
Learn the latest on woody plants and invasives at Garden U
Joe Loftus climbs the country music charts
Riverfront Athletic Club expands, adds new department
arts and entertainment
Gretchen J. Lange, 48
Paxton M. Harvieux, 21
Alpha DeLong, 90
Richard A. "Dick" Farmer, 60
Gretchen J. Lange, 48
Doug's Diggings: 'New' gym opened Feb. 21, 1975
Our View: No need to change court access system
Our View: Newspapers are still important to communities
Our View: Street crews do a remarkable job during winter weather
Day by Day: Get a smart phone - the quickest way to feel dumb
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/27/14 Hearing - Kristine Levine, Variance
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: 2/4/14 Board Meeting Minutes
FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo v. Benjamin Britten; Case No. 08-CV-945
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/10/14, Khloe Rinde; Case No. 14-CV-122
TOWN OF ST. JOSEPH: Ad For Bids - 2014 Road Maintenance
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
June 1, 2009
Health insurers may have harder time raising rates
It could soon get harder for Wisconsin health insurers to jack up the rates of individual policyholders for getting sick. State Insurance Commissioner Sean Dilweg has been working on measures which are now pending in the new state budget as well as in individual bills. According...
June 1, 2009 - 9:00am