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Mesquite ready to sue Clark County School District

It's not David vs. Goliath, but it's something along those lines. The city of Mesquite is prepared to sue the Clark County School District-claiming the country's fifth largest school district is not properly funding schools in the Virgin Valley at the necessary level spelled out in Assembly Bill 469

SPECTRUM - 2017-09-18 22:17:49

MMA Action Draws Large Crowd to CasaBlanca

James Hof of Jackpot Nevada starting his fight with Nathan Holbrook from Las Vegas. Photo by Samuel Snow A large, enthusiastic crowd filled the CasaBlanca Event Center Saturday, Sept 16 to watch the 'Mayhem in Mesquite XII' mixed martial arts amateur fighting championship hosted by Mesquite Gaming a

MESQUITE LOCAL NEWS - 2017-09-19 13:00:55

Building permits decline slightly in August

The torrid increase in building permits issued by the city of Mesquite took a slight breather in August especially in the number of single family residence permits. The city issued 17 permits for new homes in August with a valuation of $3.896 million. That compares to August 2016 when 22 permits wer

MESQUITE LOCAL NEWS - 2017-09-19 12:21:11

A Shot in the Arm

There are subjects that will be debated for years and years and will still not be resolved. You know, the chicken or the egg? The lefties or righties in politics? Which is better, with or without fries? Yes, all important discussions for sure. So let's talk about a much debated subject: the flu shot

MESQUITE LOCAL NEWS - 2017-09-19 12:10:21

Nevada federal delegation reacts to Zinke's National Monument memo

On Monday, a leaked memo surfaced from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to President Donald Trump recommending the reduction of six national monuments, including Gold Butte National Monument in Southern Nevada. Gold Butte, which spans nearly 300,000 acres of desert south of Mesquite, was one of 27 monu

SPECTRUM - 2017-09-18 23:51:37

Who gets the ticket?

Jack was rounding a blind curve on Gunlock Road when he came head on to a dump truck which had come into his lane to go around a large group of bicyclists. Jack was forced to veer off the road to miss the dump truck and avert the accident. Should the bicycles be allowed to take up a whole lane there

SPECTRUM - 2017-09-18 13:30:08

$10,000 signature bond for ex-Stevens Point businessman

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A judge set a $10,000 signature bond Monday for a former Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to online Portage County court records. Thomas Lundgren

WAOW - 2017-09-18 23:10:00

Infant, father released from hospital as family mourns 23-year-old mom's death

MOSINEE - A 3-month-old baby boy injured in a Mosinee car crash that killed his mother has been released from the hospital. The infant and his father both had head injuries from the crash, which happened Friday morning in Mosinee. The baby's mother, 23-year-old Tabitha Kieliszewski, died in the cras

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 22:20:36

Stevens Point man accused of defrauding businesses appears in court

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WSAW - 2017-09-18 18:22:46

Climate change action needed to reduce natural disasters

To the Editor: "If this isn't climate change, I don't know what is." So said the Mayor of Miami on Sept. 8. Then he called it "a poster child for what is to come." Climate change is warming the oceans, and warm ocean waters are hurricane fuel. That's why Irma was the largest hurricane ever recorded

PCGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-19 18:50:49

Art in the Park takes over Pfiffner Park in Stevens Point

STEVENS POINT - Hundreds gathered at Pfiffner Park Saturday to celebrate the 48th annual Art in the Park. The event, held every September, is sponsored by local nonprofit groups and artists. It allows local artists to showcase and sell their art. You can find everything from paintings and rugs to gl

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-16 21:32:20

Public safety: Woman steals, bubbles, candy, from store

At 3:19 p.m. Sept. 12, a Marshfield woman reported her 13-year-old son was riding his skateboard home from school when he collided with a van, fell to the ground, injured his wrist and broke his skateboard. The woman believed the van also was damaged. At 10:36 p.m. Friday, an employee at Walmart,

MARSHFIELDNEWSHERALD.COM - 2017-09-19 17:26:33

Wisconsin Rapids to discuss extending mayoral term from 2 years to 4 years

WISCONSIN RAPIDS - The mayor in Wisconsin Rapids would serve a four-year term rather than face election every two years under a proposal the City Council will consider Tuesday. Council President Terry Dolan said he proposed the change after constituents asked why the mayor's term was not four years.

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 16:07:47

Pacelli volleyball set to battle in CWC South

With a veteran team back from a year ago, the Pacelli Catholic High School volleyball team will look to contend for the Conference Title in the inaugural season of the Central Wisconsin Conference (CWC) South. The Pacelli Catholic High School volleyball team placed second at the Auburndale Invitatio

PCGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-17 07:30:32

Annual Blackout Cancer Game Benefits Local Boy, 4

There was more than one winner at Goerke Field on Friday night. The annual Blackout Cancer football game, held when the Stevens Point Area Senior High School Panthers take on the Marshfield Tigers, raises money in support of a local cancer patient. This year's recipient is local 4-year-old Carsyn Gu

SPCITYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

School Board grapples with allowing public comments at meetings

Members of the public soon will not be able to voice comments, praise or concerns at Stevens Point Area Public School District Board meetings, unless the issue is one included on that meeting's agenda. School Board members voted 8-1 Monday, Sept. 11, to change a district policy that currently allows

PCGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-17 08:28:47

VIDEO: The Wild & Wacky Costumes of Blubber Run 2017

City Times Staff Sharks, hoop skirts and Austin Powers - they were all part of the 2017 Blubber Run. The 5K run/walk preceded the sixth annual Pointoberfest, Point Brewery's annual Oktoberfest-style celebration of local brews, community and fall. The event attracted thousands on Sept. 16. City Times

SPCITYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Shoe Column: Dis & Dat

Observations about things past and present in Stevens Point: In an earlier column, we mentioned that two guys tossed no-hitters in the same week at Iverson Park in the 1970's. John Lake knew that Nick Kranski of Flame B's no-hit Romie's Rendezvous, and we thought that Ken Zivicki might've pitched th

SPCITYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

UWSP women's basketball team works to help others

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) women's basketball team has continued to help in the community this fall. Members of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) women's basketball team shovel stone in the basement of a home being built by Central Wisconsin Habitat for Humanity

PCGAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-17 06:56:53

Financially Speaking: Entrepreneurialism, Personal Responsibility and Kids

AWMA, AIF, Accredited Wealth Management Advisor, Accredited Investment Fiduciary Earlier I wrote an article Inspiring Entrepreneurialism in Our Kids. When our sons were very young, we set a goal for them to have some sort of part-time business to operate during their teenage years. The opportunity

SPCITYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00