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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Plans for iron ore mine in Iron County put on hold
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker's speech generates negative reaction
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State has bigger budget surplus than forecast
Walker says Act 10 fallout steeled him for global threats; Congress may fast-track carp control efforts; eight more Wisconsin stories
Arkansaw farmers still deny raw milk made football team sick
crime and courts
Spring Valley/Elmwood has two finalists at state wrestling tourney
County wrestlers place at state tourney
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: U women's hockey team wins playoff game
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Jackson will be honored for UW Senior Day, playing time uncertain
Stuhl reaches title match, part of great day for Prescott wrestling at state
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
Valentine celebration held at care center
UWRF Africa Night Feb. 27
Journey House chili and concert this Friday
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Ad For Bids - Guardrails
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 3/2/15 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COUNCIL: 2/26/15 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 3/2/15 Town Board Meeting
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/2/15 School Board Meeting Agenda
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May 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Guardsmen suspended over Instagram photo
MADISON - Two members of the National Guard have been suspended following an investigation of a social media photo that has sparked outrage. In the Instagram photo, several Guardsman are shown posing around a drape casket with the caption “We put the FUN in funeral – your fearless...
May 24, 2014 - 9:00am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: DNR lifts burning restrictions statewide for Memorial Day Weekend
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has lifted burning restrictions statewide. Jean Goad with the DNR's Interagency Fire Center in Grand Rapids says you do still need to obtain a burning permit. They are available from state and federal foresty...
May 24, 2014 - 8:41am
May 22, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Twin Cities woman sentenced to federal prison for robbing banks
A suburban Twin Cities' woman has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in a federal prison for robbing five banks -- two in western Wisconsin...
news / crime and courts
May 22, 2014 - 10:20am
May 21, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target Corp. earnings drop significantly
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota-based Target Corporation is reporting a 14-percent decrease in first-quarter earnings. The drop is blamed on the massive data breach during the holiday shopping season and the retailer's costs of expanding in Canada. Target earned $418-million in the...
May 21, 2014 - 3:32pm
May 20, 2014
Eau Claire North students escape burning bus
EAU CLAIRE - Almost three dozen Eau Claire high school students escaped injury when their charter bus was destroyed by fire as they were starting a field trip. Officials said 32 students from Eau Claire North were heading to the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis -- but a problem...
May 20, 2014 - 9:58am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State dries out after soggy Monday
Things are starting to dry out in Wisconsin today, after a soggy Monday throughout the state. A mid-morning check of rain totals still shows Cedar Falls in Dunn County getting the most last night -- three-and-a-quarter inches. A couple more places have reported two-inches-plus,...
May 20, 2014 - 9:26am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Search continues at childhood home of girl missing for 25 years
MAPLE GROVE, Minn -- Amy Sue Pagnac's mother and police investigators say the missing girl could still be alive. Susan Pagnac says there is no evidence that her daughter is dead, and Maple Grove Police Captain Keith Terlinden has asked that the girl, now in her late 30's, get...
May 20, 2014 - 9:00am
May 19, 2014
One injured in semi-car accident east of Ellsworth
A semi-car accident early Friday morning left one injured and sizable damage along US Highway 10, west of Ellsworth.
news / accidents
May 19, 2014 - 9:17am
May 18, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Sheriff's office employee shot in Portage County
PLOVER - Authorities in Portage County are investigating a fatal shooting of a sheriff’s office employee yesterday morning. Plover Police say they, along with the State Patrol and County Coroner’s Office, responded to reports of the shooting at around one o’clock yesterday...
May 18, 2014 - 10:24am
May 14, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Wausau woman sentenced to seven years prison for stealing from a 95-year-old woman
A Wausau woman will spend just over seven years in prison for stealing 200-thousand dollars from a 95-year-old woman while handling her financial affairs.
news / crime and courts
May 14, 2014 - 9:49am
May 13, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Second suspect arrested in ex-Minnesota State football player assault
MANKATO, Minn. -- Mankato Police confirm that a second man has been arrested in connection with an assault that left a former MSU football player in critical condition. Last night, another suspect, former University of Minnesota quarterback--20-year-old Philip Nelson--posted...
May 13, 2014 - 4:57pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Crash closed Highway 61 near Lake City
LAKE CITY -- Highway 61 in southeastern Minnesota was temporarily closed north of Lake City due to a fatal crash Monday. MnDOT had to detour northbound and southbound traffic as the State Patrol completed its investigation. Troopers say the collision involves two vehicles and...
May 13, 2014 - 9:15am
May 12, 2014
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Closing arguments today in trial for Merrill woman facing seven criminal charges
MERRILL -- We could find out today whether a Merrill woman is guilty of causing a high-speed drunk driving crash that killed two of her friends...
news / crime and courts
May 12, 2014 - 9:26am
May 7, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Twin Cities Rainbow grocery stores sold
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee-based Roundy's Incorporated has announced it is selling 18 Rainbow grocery stores in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market to Twin Cities-based Supervalu and Lunds Ten of the Rainbow stores will become Cub stores. And the Rainbow's in Woodbury and Eden Prairie...
May 7, 2014 - 2:58pm