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Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
Driver trapped in car after Elmwood rollover
River Falls man sustains serious injuries in crash
Spring Valley board approves number of lots for Red Fox
Myklebust and Livingston-Anderson awarded SARE grants
crime and courts
Prep baseball roundup: Spring Valley 10-runs Pepin/Alma
Prep softball roundup: Ellsworth can't keep pace with BW
Prep baseball roundup: Plum City snaps losing streak
Prep track roundup: Opportunities to grow at Prescott Invite
Prep golf roundup: Complete results from the prep golf week
Spring Valley Cardinals
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
Choirs join together to bring joyful sound
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Little Golden Book, Gallery events, and River Falls Reads
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 5/1/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 4/28/17 Town Roads Review
TOWN OF EL PASO: 2017 Board of Review and Open Book
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 5/3/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 3/14/17 Meeting Minutes
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Gabriel F. Sallander, 36
Jim Wall, 73
Delaine M. Peterson, 87
Darren R.Jahnke, 47
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
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March 8, 2017
St. Croix County veterinarian sentenced in Minn. sex-trafficking case
A western Wisconsin veterinarian accused of shuttling unwitting sex workers was sentenced Wednesday in Minnesota to prison on two felonies, including...
March 8, 2017 - 2:04pm
Wisconsin roundup: Avian flu returns to western Wisconsin; ALS patient who killed 2 women dies; 9 more state news stories
BARRON — The avian flu has returned to Wisconsin. The USDA says 84,000 turkeys could have been exposed at a farm in Barron County owned by Jennie O Turkey Store, and the birds have been quarantined so they can be monitored. Testing began more than one month ago after the turkeys...
March 8, 2017 - 10:45am
March 7, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers poised to act on high-profile bills; Eau Claire suspect accused of injuring child, cop; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — Both houses of the Wisconsin Legislature will be in session Tuesday with some major items up for approval. The Senate will consider its first action that directly involves alleged inmate abuse at the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake juvenile institutions near Irma. It's...
March 7, 2017 - 10:00am
March 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man arrested in disappearance of St. Croix Falls girls; State Senate leader wants to put more tax dollars into roads; 9 more state news stories
ST. CROIX FALLS — One man has been arrested in the disappearance of two Wisconsin foster girls who've been found safe. KARE-TV says officers found 14-year-old Candus Flodin and 13-year-old Makayla Hanson Wall of St. Croix Falls about 8 p.m. Saturday at a residence in Price County...
March 6, 2017 - 8:38am
March 3, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: So long to sub-$100 Packer tickets; large freshman class on tap at UW-River Falls, despite earlier concerns; 9 more state news stories
GREEN BAY — For the first time, no seat will cost less than $100 for a Green Bay Packers regular season home game. The Packers have announced...
March 3, 2017 - 9:27am
March 2, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man faces charges for leaving baby in car at bar; Walker wants more lottery ads to boost property tax relief; 7 more state news stories
MENASHA — An eastern Wisconsin man faces criminal charges for allegedly leaving his baby daughter in a car for three hours while he was drinking in a tavern. Menasha police were called Wednesday afternoon to the Redliner Bar, where officials say the 53-year-old Chilton man was...
March 2, 2017 - 9:28am
March 1, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Survey ranks state 16th-best overall; GOP senator questions immunity provision in Harsdorf heroin legislation; 9 more state news stories
Wisconsin is the 16th best state in the nation, according to an inaugural ranking from U-S News and World Report. The magazine evaluated all 50 states in 68 categories ranging from crime to personal opportunity. Wisconsin's government scored the highest — the fifth best, mainly...
March 1, 2017 - 9:39am
February 28, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Renewed push to stall Capitol's 'revolving door'; police union responds to trooper nametag issue; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Another Wisconsin lawmaker is proposing a one year waiting period on lawmakers becoming lobbyists after they leave the Legislature. But unlike past attempts, Assembly Democrat Dana Wachs of Eau Claire says his measure has a chance to succeed since colleagues of both parties...
February 28, 2017 - 9:59am
February 27, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker pitches state's insurance-for-poor plan to Trump; 3 more die in snowmobile crashes; 10 more state news stories
WASHINGTON — Gov. Scott Walker says the nation should adopt Wisconsin's program for giving health insurance to the poor. Walker and other governors met with President Donald Trump and his health secretary in Washington during the weekend, and the replacing of Obamacare was said...
February 27, 2017 - 8:34am
February 24, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Thousands of Wisconsin school students have three day weekends, thanks to a snowstorm that could bring up to 12 inches in the western third of the state by Saturday morning. As of 6 a.m., about 90 of the state's 424 public school districts closed their doors Friday — and some made...
February 24, 2017 - 10:20am
LIST UPDATED: Schools close Friday, Feb. 24
Area schools have closed Friday, Feb. 24 in anticipation of a winter storm. Ellsworth Community School District residents received a phone call notification at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, announcing the district closing in anticipation of the snowfall and high winds, especially...
February 24, 2017 - 6:28am
February 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Vets ask Walker to reverse course on prevailing wage issue; could snowstorm save Birkie?; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin veterans asked Gov. Scott Walker Wednesday to change his mind about eliminating the prevailing wage law for public projects. Last year, lawmakers scaled back the requirement that contractors pay construction workers a minimum wage similar to what union employees...
February 23, 2017 - 8:24am
February 22, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent primary; weather blamed for western Wis. bridge collapse; 8 more state news stories
State public school Superintendent Tony Evers and challenger Lowell Holtz have advanced to the April fourth general election, after easy victories in Tuesday's primary.
February 22, 2017 - 8:41am
February 21, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Primary day arrives; western Wis. could see fallout from Minn. liquor bill; 8 more state news stories
It's primary election day in Wisconsin, but not even one of every 10 voters are expected to cast ballots. The only statewide race for is for public school superintendent, in which eight year incumbent Tony Evers faces challengers John Humphries and Lowell Holtz plus write in Rick...
February 21, 2017 - 10:21am
Road weight limits in effect
The following county highways will have weight restrictions posted effective at noon Tuesday, Feb. 21: • County Road CC from U.S. Highway 10 to State Highway 29 • County Road D from State Highway 35 to U.S. Highway 10 The weight limits are 6 tons per axle and 10 tons per tandem...
February 21, 2017 - 5:51am