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Too good to last: Region braces for winter storm
Walker proposes $11M funding injection at Willow River State Park
Zimmerman checks in with constituents
Somerset man pleads not guilty to sex crimes
Wisconsin roundup: Primary day arrives; western Wis. could see fallout from Minn. liquor bill; 8 more state news stories
crime and courts
Raider hockey rolls to section finals
Raiders barrel into sectional
Raider wrestlers punch ticket to state
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
Girls' hockey climbs to top
Regional artists recognized for state awards in the River Falls Public Library Gallery
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Nancy Toll: helping others navigate the bumps in the road
Hot Air Affair is tradition for Hudson, pilots
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/8/17 Transit Subcommittee Open House
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 2017 Road Weight Restrictions
WI DNR: Public Notice - Houlton MHP LLC, WPDES Permit
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: March 4, 2017 at Carefree Self-Storage, Hudson, WI
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 3/11/2017 at Somerset Mini Storage
Shirley J. "Squirrel" Watson, 74
Mary Jo Lindeberg, 84
Donn Marvin Webster, 89
Kim Lagerstrom, 58
Mary "Bernie" Luebke, 93
Teachable moments in a blame culture
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 16, 2017
Curb the Supreme Court’s imperial power
Letters to the Editor for Feb. 9, 2017
Getting the hang of retirement will take time
Real Estate Showcase
December 30, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Bidding farewell to a warm, wet 2016; oversight at vets' home could hinge on appointment; 8 more state news stories
Wisconsin is about to finish one of its warmest and wettest years. The National Weather Service says 2016 is the fourth warmest on record in...
December 30, 2016 - 8:07am
November 29, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Stein calls $3.5M recount estimate 'exorbitant'; Pierce, St. Croix among counties seeking disaster aid; 8 more state news stories
MADISON -- Jill Stein says the estimated $3.5 million cost of Wisconsin's presidential recount is "exorbitant." But the Green Party White House candidate says she's committed to paying it, and she'll ask supporters to come up with $2.4 million to cover that fee. The State Elections...
November 29, 2016 - 10:33am
October 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- A newly released email shows that the Green Bay city clerk rejected a state lawmaker's request to put an early voting site at the city's UW campus because the clerk thought it would help the lawmaker's Democratic party. The Nation first reported on the email from Green...
October 26, 2016 - 8:57am
Kind hints he might support repeal of med device tax; band rails on Walker for using their song; 10 more Wisconsin stories
Kind hints he might support repeal of med device tax; band rails on Walker for using their song; 10 more Wisconsin stories WASHINGTON D.C. -- Those trying to repeal a federal tax on medical devices say they're getting more support from both parties in Congress. La Crosse House...
January 26, 2015 - 10:13am
December 29, 2014
Former Coast Guardsman to take over county’s top vet post
Early this month, the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors named Star Prairie resident Dale Cotch as the county’s next veterans service officer...
December 29, 2014 - 12:15pm
November 7, 2013
Kudos for county vets office
The St. Croix County Veterans’ Service Office was scheduled for special recognition by the board of supervisors at its November meeting Tuesday...
November 7, 2013 - 9:40am
November 20, 2009
VA expands Agent Orange related ills for Vietnam vets
Three new illnesses connected with Agent Orange have been identified as result of an independent study, the U.S. Veteran's Affairs office said...
November 20, 2009 - 1:32am
November 19, 2009
Fired head of a state veterans' nursing home gets his job back
The head of a state veterans' nursing home who was fired in August amid allegations of over-spending has gotten his old job back. Veterans' Affairs Secretary John Scocos re-instated William Crowley, after a Justice Department investigation found that more than $700,000 in spending...
November 19, 2009 - 9:00am
November 12, 2009
VA picks Middleton as the place for its new regional billing center
The Veterans' Administration has picked Middleton as the place for its new regional billing center. The Madison suburb beat out 11 other cities to get the North Central Patient Account Center. It will be located in a building owned by Steve Cohan, the CEO of a high-tech firm called...
November 12, 2009 - 9:00am
September 14, 2009
World War II vets take Honor Flights to national memorial
World War II veterans in northeast Wisconsin will soon get their chance to see their national memorial. About 100 vets will take part in the first Honor Flight from Appleton on Oct. 27. Several hundred veterans have taken similar one-day trips from La Crosse and Milwaukee the past...
September 14, 2009 - 9:00am
August 17, 2009
Lawmaker wants veterans to get paid leave on Veterans Day
State Sen. Dave Hansen introduced a measure getting a State Capitol hearing Tuesday. It wound require all Wisconsin veterans to be granted paid leave on Veterans Day. The legislation would cover all public and private employers. Veterans Day is Nov. 11. It is a federal holiday,...
August 17, 2009 - 9:00am
August 14, 2009
Seeks info on Korean vets
Dear Editor, I am attempting to locate the relatives of the 800 plus military personnel from Wisconsin who were killed (Killed in Action - KIA or MIA - Missing in Action or body not recovered) during the Korean War or died from Non-Hostile causes anywhere in the world during the...
August 14, 2009 - 1:19am
July 6, 2009
Madison Area Technical College receives grant to help vets transition to civilian life
As colleges attract more veterans, Madison Area Technical College is using a new grant to help returning vets make the transition to civilian life. The American Council on Education and the WalMart Foundation gave the school a $100,000 Success for Veterans grant. Michael Shumway,...
July 6, 2009 - 9:00am
June 29, 2009
Wisconsin veterans get one of highest college tuition breaks under new GI Bill
Wisconsin veterans get a better deal than most for free or low-priced college tuition. The new GI Bill covers enough in tuition-and-fees to give veterans serving in Iraq and Afghanistan a free education at state's most expensive public college program. In Wisconsin, that's $663...
June 29, 2009 - 9:00am
June 5, 2009
HHS students donate socks, time to vets
Hudson High School students found a new way to honor veterans this year, just in time for Memorial Day. Students in Laurie Harmon's American...
June 5, 2009 - 12:47pm