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Senate Dist. 10 has incumbent Harsdorf vs.challenger Odeen
Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
Internet safety: a conversation parents and kids must have
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
Hudson soccer sews up 2nd straight BRC title
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Anxiety increasingly growing among students
Hudson Food Shelf has helped sustain families for more than 30 years
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
Seventh-annual GO Pink For Life kicks off
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/17/16 Budget Hearing Notice
SUMMONS: Preferred Prop. v. Mathias Katch, et al.; Case 16-SC-921
CITY OF HUDSON: Ad For Bids - Fire Dept. SCBA Equipment
FORECLOSURE: Associated Bank v. Matthew Wallin; Case No. 15-CV-529
TOWN OF HUDSON: 11/15/16 Budget Hearing and Special Meetings
Cecelia Ann Sneft
Joanne I. Williams, 78
Marion Deal, 87
Anita J. Limbach, 84
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
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Early voting is great option but don’t be hasty
Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
Real Estate Showcase
January 7, 2009
Willow River State park geared up for winter fun
Winter activities are in full swing at Willow River State Park, 1034 County A. Ice fishing is in progress, cross country skiing has started, the sledding hill is open and winter camping is available. Although ski trails are closed to hikers and pets, multiple-use trails are packed...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
State Chief Justice to have challenger in spring election
Wisconsin's chief justice will have one challenger in the April election. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Randy Koschnick was the only candidate to file nomination papers by Tuesday's deadline to run against Shirley Abrahamson. Most justices are appointed by the governor to replace...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
Dealing with state budget deficit Doyle says cuts first
Staring at a state budget deficit of $5.4 billion, Gov. Jim Doyle said that cuts in state spending will be his first choice in balancing the budget, but there will also be tax hikes. "My first obligation is to do everything we can through cuts," Doyle said to reporters from The...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Decker says state could have its own stimulus package
The Wisconsin Senate's majority leader says the state should have its own economic stimulus package. Sen. Russ Decker, D-Weston, made that comment Monday, as lawmakers opened their new two-year session. Decker says a state stimulus package would use Wisconsin's share of federal...
January 6, 2009 - 9:00am
December 17, 2008
Committee gives go ahead to municipal state aid payments
Wisconsin communities that host state government facilities will get their extra state aid back. The co-chairs of the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee said they're no longer blocking about $22 million which communities get to provide police and other local services at places...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
GAB finds 11 percent of voters did not match state lists
About 11 percent of Wisconsin's voters last month had names or ID numbers that did not match the state's computerized voter list.
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Doyle gives dire view of state's problems to Congress
After giving the U.S. House Appropriations Committee a dire view of the state government's finances, Gov. Jim Doyle said he was "cautiously optimistic" that Washington will provide more help. However, he says he will not include such help in his next state budget proposal. ...
December 12, 2008 - 9:00am
December 10, 2008
Despite budget hole, DHS wants big increase in state funding
Wisconsin's health care agency is asking for a billion dollar increase in state funding as the governor and lawmakers prepare to grapple with a massive budget shortfall. Next year alone, the Department of Health Services is asking for a 19-percent increase in state funding and it...
December 10, 2008 - 9:00am
December 4, 2008
Wisconsinites 17th healthiest in nation
Wisconsinites are the 17th healthiest among folks in the 50 states. That's according to the annual ranking from the United Health Foundation. The survey cited a high rate of binge drinking, with almost 24 percent of adults doing it. Just over a quarter of state residents are obese,...
December 4, 2008 - 9:00am
November 26, 2008
Legislator wants smoking ban in state budget
Sen. Judy Robson, D-Beloit, wants Gov.
November 26, 2008 - 9:00am
November 21, 2008
State budget hole now worst in history
Wisconsin is now facing its worst budget deficit in history, according to Michael Morgan, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Administration. Morgan issued that statement in the annual DOA budget report issued Thursday. In the report, DOA officials noted that the state will...
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Brule River State Forest expands
The Brule River State Forest is on track to expand by 80 acres after a land acquisition was approved at the Natural Resources Board meeting Oct. 22. Gov. Jim Doyle must now approve the proposed purchase before the state forest can act. Dave Schulz, superintendent of the Brule River...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
Badgers will have a healthy offensive line against Spartans
The University of Wisconsin Badgers may finally get their first-string offensive line back for Saturday's game at Michigan State. Senior...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
Doyle predicting $3 billion state deficit
Gov. Jim Doyle predicts a $3 billion deficit in the next state budget, but Republicans say he's exaggerating. Assembly Speaker Rep.
October 16, 2008 - 9:00am
October 6, 2008
New strategic plan will guide state park system for next 5 years
A recently completed strategic plan will guide management of the Wisconsin State Parks System over the next five years, according to officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. It emphasizes park services and amenities that park users and stakeholders told DNR...
October 6, 2008 - 12:00am