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Six Raiders all-state hockey
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Hudson wrestlers fall in state quarterfinals
'Stepping Out' stands out on stage
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Birkie canceled – but BirkieFest a success
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ST. CROIX COUNTY: 4/6/17 Public Hearing re: Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/13/17 Board Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF TROY: 4/13/17 Hearing - Rohl Trust rezone
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Request For Proposals- Elevator Cab, Fixtures, Doors, etc.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Kathleen J. Slaten Estate; Case No. 17PR23
Dale A. Reschke, 52
Nancy L. Thoen, 63
Dale A. Reschke, 52
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Susan Hartl, 66
Can we talk? Healthier Together cannot be ignored
Letters: Give Trump a chance; Support for local candidates
Letters to the Editor for March 9, 2017
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Real Estate Showcase
March 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers to get earful on high-capacity well bill; state to purge nonvoters from voter rolls; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin lawmakers will hear up to nine hours of testimony Wednesday on a controversial bill to relax state rules for high capacity water wells. The measure from Senate GOP leader Scott Fitzgerald would end DNR oversight for the repairs, replacements, and ownership transfers...
March 15, 2017 - 12:09pm
March 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man allegedly used nails as political retribution; poll worker training promised to keep 17-year-olds from voting; 7 more state news stories
Man arrested for throwing nails in political opponents' driveways LA CROSSE — Polarized politics turns into criminal damage in La Crosse, where a man faces charges for tossing roofing nails into the driveways of Republican supporters.
March 14, 2017 - 4:04pm
December 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker supports Constitutional Convention renewed proposal would reduce child support paid by the wealthy; and 11 state news stories
MADISON — There's more talk in Wisconsin about a convention to amend the U.S. Constitution. Republican Gov. Scott Walker was asked about it during a recent telephone town hall meeting. Despite disagreements from some law professors, Walker says he's convinced a convention could...
December 20, 2016 - 11:09am
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
October 24, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin public schools will lose $2.4 million in state funds this year, as more than 200 students with special needs use tax vouchers to go to private schools. The Journal Sentinel says Milwaukee is among 22 districts in the state that are being affected. Some observers...
October 24, 2016 - 9:39am
January 30, 2016
Our View: All voters must show themselves
Trump, Clinton, Cruz, Sanders…Yes, there’s no avoiding a presidential election year with the nonstop campaigning. Those names above -- and many others, including those running for Congress, school board, state Assembly, city council, village board, town board, county board and...
January 30, 2016 - 12:07pm
September 22, 2009
Lawmakers vote today on longstanding bills
Wisconsin lawmakers are in session today and bills that have been talked about for years will finally get voted on. The Assembly is scheduled to vote on a bill designed to get politics out of the DNR, by letting the Natural Resources Board appoint the agency's secretary instead...
September 22, 2009 - 9:02am
August 11, 2009
Wisconsin is one step closer to studying Internet voting
Wisconsin is one step closer to studying Internet voting, and other ways to make it easier for people to cast ballots. The Government Accountability Board endorsed a five-year plan Monday that could also result in early voting on machines instead of absentee ballots and perhaps...
August 11, 2009 - 9:12am
February 5, 2009
ST. CROIX COUNTY: PUBLIC NOTICE
TESTING ELECTRONIC VOTING EQUIPMENT for the FEBRUARY 17, 2009 PRIMARY ELECTION STATE of WISCONSIN, ST.CROIX COUNTY According to Wis. Stats. 5.84(1) Testing Equipment, the electronic voting equipment must be tested at a public meeting.
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Election officials say lawmakers should speed up early voting process
The head of Wisconsin's election agency says lawmakers might want to simplify the process of early voting. About 550,000 state residents used the absentee system to vote in advance of Tuesday's balloting. That was 18 percent of the nearly 3 million total votes cast.
November 6, 2008 - 9:00am
October 31, 2008
Justice Department to monitor polls, on watch for fraud
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he's sending out more than 50 state prosecutors and criminal investigators on Election Day. He says their assignment is to watch the polls across several regions of the state, to address voter fraud issues as they arise. "There are opportunities...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Margaret's Musings: Voting is a measure of our society
In less than a week, Americans will have the opportunity to exercise their privilege and right to vote. We are one of the longest surviving democracies in the world and, more than ever, the world is watching. Voting was sacred when I was growing up. My parents always voted, traveling...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
Poll shows race tightening in Wisconsin
At least one new poll says the presidential race in Wisconsin is tightening a bit. The Atlanta firm of Strategic Vision gives Democrat Barack Obama a nine-point lead over Republican John McCain, 50-41 percent. The independent firm surveyed 800 likely votes in the Badger State last...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Wisconsin generous in giving time off to vote
Election Day is a week from Tuesday and Wisconsinites who cannot vote before or after their jobs are entitled to up to three hours off. Employers don't have to pay for it, and they can choose the hours.
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 20, 2008
Voting already underway in America's Dairyland
Election Day is 15 days away but thousands of Wisconsinites have already voted absentee. State officials expect 15 percent of registered voters to cast ballots early. And from all indications, that figure will be reached. In the 2004 presidential contest, 12.6 percent of Wisconsinites...
October 20, 2008 - 12:00am