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New Richmond man charged in Somerset school threat incident
Most school union members vote to stay organized; couple seeing red over Lemon Law finding; 10 more state stories
Analysts: 'Political theatre' won't shift state's job picture; UW GB chancellor to quit; 12 more state stories
Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Left of Center managers for selling alleged drug paraphernalia
Democrat brings congressional campaign to Hudson
crime and courts
Raider girls' basketball team picks up first win
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Rodgers hasn’t been cleared to play Sunday…
Raider girls' hockey team splits games up north
Raider boys skate past Menomonie
Wrestlers open the season strong
Gladsome Tidings fill the air
Dancing Christmas lights bring visitors to Aldro Road
Ringing at Walgreens
Concert set for St. Pat's
Cookie walk is Saturday
arts and entertainment
Phillip T. Schneider, 72
Kyle Edward Mara, 26
Jeannine Noela Rachner , 69
M/Sgt. David A. Benoy, 73
Richard "Rick" Raley, 74
Margaret's Musings: Giving thanks and more insurance challenges
Our View: Drive carefully and smart during the holidays
Randy's Ramblings: St. Patrick Church is making a difference in a Guatemalan community
Our View: Now is the time to consider running for local government position
Day by Day: Sometimes it is a challenge but I’m thankful and then some
TOWN OF ST. JOSEPH: Request For Candidates - Parks/Rec Committee
FORECLOSURE: Bank of America v. Brett L. Blair; Case No. 10-CV-937
SUMMONS: Security Credit v. Gary Arnsdorf; Case No. 13-CV-596
SUMMONS: Associated Bank v. Kevin M. Slaby; Case No. 13-CV-626
FORECLOSURE: BAC Home Loans v. Gregg A. Wettleson, Case No. 11-CV-31
September 16, 2009
Assembly expected to pass most significant drunken driving reforms in decade
The Wisconsin Assembly is expected to pass tomorrow what supporters call the most significant drunken driving reforms in a decade. The bill would make four-time OWI a felony if it happens within five years of a third offense. Repeat offenders would have to breathe into sobriety...
September 16, 2009 - 9:22am
August 3, 2009
Doyle working on public school reforms, billions in federal grants
Gov. Jim Doyle is working on a host of public school reforms aimed at getting youngsters to perform better and to bring in billions in federal grants. But to get the money, Wisconsin would have to repeal a law that bans the use of student test scores to evaluate teachers. U.S....
August 3, 2009 - 9:00am
July 24, 2009
Backs new health plan
Dear Editor, This week the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled a major health care reform bill, with the Senate soon to follow with its own version. As Congress moves toward a final bill to send on to the president, it's crucial that citizens make their voices heard.
opinion / letters
July 24, 2009 - 1:45am
Who's running the country?
Dear Editor, One of the most significant barriers standing in the way of affordable universal health care is the way in which powerful lobbyists are incessantly crusading on behalf of that portion of the health care industry which is privatized. Equally disturbing is the unconscionable...
opinion / letters
July 24, 2009 - 1:43am
Is against health plan
Dear Editor, I oppose nationalized health care in the form currently being rushed through Congress by the Democrats. The way the Senate bill is currently written, it will force private insurance companies out of business and everyone will have to enter the government plan. If you...
opinion / letters
July 24, 2009 - 1:35am
Dislikes health plan
Dear Editor, The upcoming "health care" bill now in the House has an interesting paragraph within the first 16 pages of the more than 1,000-page document. In brief, it states that new private insurance would be illegal "if the first effective date of coverage is on or after the...
opinion / letters
July 24, 2009 - 1:23am
June 12, 2009
Congressman says there's a big difference in president's health care words and plans
Janesville Congressman Paul Ryan says there's a big difference in what President Obama says about health reform, and what he actually plans to do. House Republicans chose Ryan to respond to Obama's town hall meeting on health care in Green Bay Thursday. He said the Democrats in...
June 12, 2009 - 9:00am
February 9, 2009
Lawmaker says campaign finance reform bill has no teeth
A longtime supporter of campaign finance reform says a recent rule change in the Assembly does more harm than good. Assembly leadership this week approved a rule that bans campaign fund raising during budget negotiations. The move has been applauded by campaign finance reform...
February 9, 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
September 23, 2008
Obama tells Green Bay crowd he'll ask for 10-percent cut in fed contractor spending
Barack Obama told 7,000 people in Green Bay Monday that Republican John McCain is a late-comer in reforming Wall Street. The Democratic presidential hopeful laid out his own prescription for financial reform. Obama vowed to end what he called "the era of greed and irresponsibility." He...
September 23, 2008 - 9:00am
July 15, 2008
Group pushes deadline on health care reforms in state
When Republicans controlled the state Legislature, Democrats tried in vain to promise affordable health care to all Wisconsinites by a certain date. Now, with the prospect of Democrats ruling the Capitol, the liberal-leaning Citizen Action group is pressing the issue again. It got...
news / health
July 15, 2008 - 9:00am
May 9, 2008
ReForm Physical Therapy teaching people how to heal
Shhhhhhh! Hudson's newest physical therapist wants to take the silence out of pelvic floor problems for both men and women. While most think of this as strictly a problem for women, men can suffer from it as well. Jeanna Viramontes realized early in her training and career that she...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am