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Panel tosses out ethics complaint against Johnson; St. County County DA says ‘it’s good to move on’
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
Three way race to replace Dean Knudson for Assembly District 30
Looking good in the neighborhood: Nursing home needs cosmetic facelift
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Kyra Hayes, 16
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Real Estate Showcase
September 29, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Trump credits Tommy Thompson for returning to Wisconsin; DNR advances funding cut; 9 more state news stories
WAUKESHA -- Republican Donald Trump thought he would certainly lose in Wisconsin, until Tommy Thompson convinced him otherwise. The GOP White House nominee made his first Wisconsin appearance in about six weeks, when he held a Wednesday night rally in Waukesha. There, he said Thompson...
September 29, 2016 - 9:33am
September 28, 2016
Grant will fund snowmobile bridge, trail reroute
TOWN OF EL PASO -- A short section of snowmobile trail will be rerouted and a new bridge installed over Lost Creek in the town of El Paso thanks to a large grant. Pierce County parks superintendent Scott Schoepp said the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Trail Grant Program...
September 28, 2016 - 9:14pm
Wisconsin roundup: Trump campaigning Wednesday in Badger State; Walker backs student loan refinance effort; 10 more state news stories
WAUKESHA -- Two days after his bristling debate with Hillary Clinton, Republican Donald Trump brings his White House campaign to Wisconsin. He's scheduled to appear at a 6 p.m. rally at the Waukesha County Expo Center in Waukesha -- after both he and Clinton proclaimed victory in...
September 28, 2016 - 10:33am
September 27, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
MADISON -- It will soon be against the law in Wisconsin to talk on a hand-held cellphone while driving through a construction zone. Starting Saturday, those who don't stop chatting when passing orange barrels and highway workers can be given a $40 ticket. The only exception is for...
September 27, 2016 - 4:30pm
September 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Despite more crashes, few seek return to 65 on interstate; Dunn county fatal investigated; eight more state news stories
Despite an increase in crashes, it's not likely you'll hear much of an outcry to return to the 65 mph speed limit on Wisconsin's rural Interstates. Accidents, deaths, and injuries are all up by double digit percentages on Wisconsin's interstate freeways during the first year the...
September 26, 2016 - 10:00am
September 24, 2016
RF on path to add swinging bridge to national list of historic places
RIVER FALLS -- Residents of River Falls may see a favorite local spot become more popular if it gets listed on the National Register of Historic...
September 24, 2016 - 10:00am
September 23, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
VIROQUA -- A second person has died from the heavy floods in the southwest two thirds of Wisconsin. Vernon County sheriff's deputies say 79-year-old Joseph Menne of rural Viroqua was pulling a trailer with his pickup truck, and got stuck in 6 feet of water that filled up his driving...
September 23, 2016 - 12:40pm
September 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Heavy rain brings mudslides, floods; White House race tightens in state; eight more state news stories
Flood warnings and watches continue Thursday for southwest Wisconsin and the state's midsection. More than 60 roads are closed in Clark County, and there are numerous mudslides and highway washouts in about the southwest quarter of the Badger State. Lake Wissota in Chippewa County...
September 22, 2016 - 9:44am
September 21, 2016
‘DARE’ing deputy takes on new duties
ELLSWORTH -- Pierce County Deputy Allen Wojcik knew when he saw the job posting, it was something he wanted to do: become the newest DARE (Drug...
September 21, 2016 - 3:50pm
Wisconsin roundup: Flash flood warnings, watches in effect; DOT proposes voter-only IDs; eight more state news stories
Wisconsin was hit with another round of heavy thunderstorms overnight, with more forecast for Wednesday. Up to 2 inches of rain fell north of La Crosse, prompting a flash flood warning until 8:30 a.m. in Buffalo and Trempealeau counties. The National Weather Service has flash flood...
September 21, 2016 - 10:17am
September 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Boy, 13, killed in western Wis. go-cart accident; barge blamed for Eau Claire sewage leak; 10 more state news stories
CANTON -- A 13-year-old boy was killed in a weekend accident after driving his go-cart onto a rural highway in Buffalo County. Sheriff's officials say the boy was struck by a pickup truck Saturday afternoon on county Highway B in the town of Canton. The pickup was driven by a 16-year-old...
September 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
September 19, 2016
Fire damages home in Ellsworth Township
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH — Fire damaged a home on 610th Street in Ellsworth Township Sunday night, Sept. 18. Nobody was injured in the blaze. According...
September 19, 2016 - 1:14pm
Wisconsin roundup: Troopers say driver of wrecked semi was drunk, rig was loaded with wine; Walker plays role of Democrat; 10 more state news stories
A Grantsburg man who allegedly fled the scene of a wreck was arrested Saturday on suspicion of drunken driving after crashing a semi-trailer loaded with wine near Eau Claire. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, 35-year-old David A. Johnson was booked into Eau Claire County Jail...
September 19, 2016 - 9:00am
September 16, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker takes no stance on investigation into John Doe leaks; aid sought for western Wis. flood damage; nine more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker says he has no opinion on whether the state should investigate leaks of secret John Doe testimony alleging pay to play against Republicans. Walker held four news conferences around the state Thursday to promote a new transportation budget. And he was quizzed about...
September 16, 2016 - 9:40am
September 15, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State considers looking for source of Walker John Doe leak; shipwreck discovered in Lake Superior; nine more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's Republican attorney general and at least one GOP lawmaker want to find out how secret John Doe testimony was leaked, hinting at "pay to play" in state politics. The Justice Department says it's looking at options to address legal questions raised by the leak...
September 15, 2016 - 9:31am