The race for an open U.S. Senate seat will be taken up a notch Friday night. Tommy Thompson and Tammy Baldwin will debate for the first time. Recent polls have shown the race is even or have Baldwin with a slight edge. Friday night’s debate is sponsored by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. It’s in Milwaukee [...]
Archive for September, 2012
Hunters who get a deer in some northwestern counties are being asked to take some extra precautions this year.
A Hayward woman faces criminal charges for allegedly sending obscene and disturbing text messages to her soon-to-be stepson. WQOW reports that a 12-year-old Eau Claire boy told police that his dad’s new fiance, Sandra Nelson, had been sending him multiple text messages. Nelson, 37, is accused of calling the boy obscene and hateful names. Investigators [...]
Pine County Sheriff Robin Cole was back in on Thursday for his regular report. Catch the replay right here!
The Pine City Pioneer’s editor Mike Gainor was back on again this morning for his weekly report. He and our Jesse Logan discuss several topics including another successful season at the community garden, an upcoming sex offender notification meeting, a Habitat for Humanity home being planned in Pine City, and a preliminary levy that has now been set for the schools in Pine City.
Union attorneys have asked a Madison judge to let stand a ruling that Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining changes are unconstitutional. Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas’ ruling earlier this month came as part of a lawsuit put forth by a Madison teachers union and a Milwaukee city workers union. Attorney General J.B. Van [...]
Milk numbers for dairy farmers in Minnesota and Wisconsin continue to rise as new statistics for the month of August came in recently. The numbers show Wisconsin dairy farmers harvested 2.3 billion pounds of milk last month. That number proves to be 5 percent more than the August of 2011. In Minnesota, farmers produced 753 [...]