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River Fall nursing home to close
Wisconsin roundup: Trump's 'Thank You Tour' comes to Wisconsin Tuesday; tuition hike ahead for some UW students; 6 more state news stories
Water meter mystery causes headache
Railroad, cops ask: Have you seen this thing?
Wisconsin roundup: No charges yet in Saudi student's death; top Senate Dem tells GOP to solve own road problems; 8 more state news stories
crime and courts
Nine-day gun deer hunt season totals detailed
MBC prep wrestling: Panthers win first dual of season; Prescott falls to Somerset
Prep girls basketball: Free throws keep Plum City/Elmwood from staging comeback
Prep girls basketball: Baldwin-Woodville overwhelms Prescott early
Prep boys basketball: Spring Valley dominates Boyceville
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Justin Dale Ogden, 32
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
Audrey Cernohous, 78
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Maxine Witt, 65
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
Real Estate Showcase
November 21, 2016
How a Frenchman founded Diamond Bluff
DIAMOND BLUFF -- Diamond Bluff had the earliest settlement by a European of any place in Pierce County. Before 1800, a Frenchman arrived and...
November 21, 2016 - 8:00am
November 18, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Attendance overwhelms food supply at Stout memorial dinner; fatal Dunn County crash victim ID'd; 9 more state news stories
MENOMONIE -- Up to 1,000 people attended a memorial dinner to honor UW-Stout student Hussain Ahlnadi from Saudi Arabia, who was killed almost three weeks ago. WQOW-TV says about 50 students spent two days cooking a traditional Saudi meal that included chicken, lamb, and rice -- but...
November 18, 2016 - 8:01am
November 17, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Deer hunters getting ready; high health marks for Pierce, St. Croix counties; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- More than 600,000 Wisconsin deer hunters are gearing up for the nine-day gun season that begins Saturday. The DNR alerts hunters to some big changes, including the new state laws that allow blaze pink clothing, and the end of a requirement that hunters wear back tags --...
November 17, 2016 - 1:22pm
Holiday and giving moods begin stirring
RIVER FALLS/ELLSWORTH -- Less than a week before Thanksgiving Day, Salvation Army volunteers will be at local storefronts, ringing bells to tempt...
November 17, 2016 - 12:04pm
November 16, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Recount all but certain in Senate minority leader's election; GOP 'focused' on turning Trump's win into progress; 9 more state news stories
LA CROSSE -- The close election for Wisconsin Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling's seat has become even tighter. After the official ballot canvasses in four La Crosse area counties, the Democrat Schilling leads former Senate Republican Dan Kapanke by 56 votes among 89,000....
November 16, 2016 - 9:35am
November 15, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Two questioned in connection with Stout student's death; state to challenge Dassey's release order; 8 more state news stories
MENOMONIE – Police in Menomonie said they have identified and are questioning two women in connection with the death of UW-Stout student Hussain Ahnahdi. The women, who were not identified in a Tuesday news release by Menomonie police, were being interviewed “to determine what...
November 15, 2016 - 2:33pm
November 14, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Saudi consulate hires PI in UW-Stout student death; Walker poised to lead GOP governors; 14 more state news stories
HOUSTON -- A private investigator hired by a Saudi Arabian consulate is working with local police to find out who killed UW-Stout student Hussain Alnahdi and why. KSTP-TV in the Twin Cities said during the weekend that the Saudi Consulate in Houston hired the investigator, and any...
November 14, 2016 - 8:16am
November 11, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Don't blame voter ID law for lower turnout, Walker says; thousands march against Trump in Wisconsin; 9 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker's office insists that Wisconsin's voter ID law was not why Tuesday's voter numbers were three percent lower than expected. Milwaukee Election Commission director Neil Albrecht says 41,000 fewer city residents voted than in the last White House contest in 2012 --...
November 11, 2016 - 8:50am
November 9, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker, Priebus on joining Trump administration; more state election news among 12 state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker says there are hints that President Elect Donald Trump wants him for a post in the new administration -- and Time Magazine says Kenosha native Reince Priebus is the "inside favorite" as Trump's chief of staff. But on WTMJ radio in Milwaukee Wednesday morning, Walker...
November 9, 2016 - 1:32pm
November 8, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Early ballots returning from Obama-backed counties; UW revokes season tickets, apologizes for noose incident; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- Most of this year's early voters are from counties that helped re-elect Democrat Barack Obama for president in 2012. The state Elections Commission says almost 800,000 state residents have cast absentee ballots as of Monday morning -- and the political news website WisPolitics.com...
November 8, 2016 - 7:43am
November 7, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin could decide presidential contest; polls portend historic voting shift; 12 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin could be one of three to four states that decide Tuesday's presidential election. Iowa Republican strategist Steve Grubbs tells the Wisconsin State Journal that Trump's winning scenarios all seem to have the Badger State as being pivotal. Virginia poltical analyst...
November 7, 2016 - 9:09am
Three injured in 2 Pierce County motorcycle crashes
Three people were hospitalized Saturday in two separate Pierce County motorcycle crashes. The first crash left 36-year-old Ellsworth resident Eric S. Gilbertson and his passenger, 30-year-old Danielle R. Gilbertson, injured after the motorcycle they were on crashed on County Road...
November 7, 2016 - 7:51am
November 6, 2016
New Staying Put office downtown welcomes clients
SPRING VALLEY -- A lot can change in one year. Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put volunteer Karen Gunderson, along with other members of the...
November 6, 2016 - 11:00am
November 4, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: UW-Stout chancellor makes plea to help find killer; Eric Trump campaigns in Hudson; 8 more state news stories
MENOMONIE -- The chancellor at UW-Stout asks those attending a candlelight vigil to help find the killer of the student they were honoring. Hundreds of people attended Thursday night's vigil for 24-year-old Hussain Alnahdi from Saudi Arabia, where Chancellor Bob Meyer asked people...
November 4, 2016 - 9:16am
November 3, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State poll shows Clinton with 6 point lead; reward up to $20K in Menomonie homicide case; 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Donald Trump's support has grown a little among his fellow Republican voters in Wisconsin. But a new Marquette Law School poll still shows that one of every five GOP voters do not plan to choose their party's nominee for president on Tuesday. That's opposed to one of...
November 3, 2016 - 8:43am