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Pierce County Sheriff’s blotter: ‘Just messing around’
UW junior college chancellor survives 'no confidence' vote; experts differ on 20-week abortion rule impact; 10 more Wisconsin stories
Police Beat: Feuding River Falls merchants nearly come to blows
UPDATE: Birchwood area man killed parents, set fire then killed self; JFC-approved budget would allow many more charter schools; more state stories
Paint party business brings out artist in everyone
crime and courts
Fishing derby is June 6
Pierce County sports scoreboard from Friday, May 29
Prescott sends one relay, three individuals to state
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, May 28
Prescott wins by walk-off against Ellsworth
2015 Pierce County Fair: Be an open-class exhibitor
Spring Valley Stagehands presents “Over the Tavern”
Group focuses on helping seniors stay in their homes
Help those in Nepal by checking out this garage sale
Memorial Day observances scheduled
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/8/15 Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 6/9/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY PARKS COMMITTEE: 6/8/15 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 6/9/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 6/9/15 Town Board Meeting
Gail W. Collett, 84
Leon A. Berenschot, 84
Dennis E. Deaton, 58
Evelyn Van Riper, 89
Lorraine Anderson, 88
Sheila Harsdorf column: Harsdorf Votes to Save SeniorCare and Fund Schools
Editorial: Seniors Staying Put is priceless to community
Kathleen Vinehout column: I agree Governor! Let’s Make Public Schools “Whole”
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit Affirms Complaints but also Satisfaction with Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Program
Ron Kind column: A Win-Win for Our Health and Our Economy
Get Out! Deals
March 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Two victims IDed in Milwaukee shooting
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Police today identified two men killed in recent shooting incidents. Fifty-four-year-old Earl Potts died Friday night -- and 35-year-old Lamar Nash died Friday from gunshot wounds suffered on March 10th. Both shootings occurred in north side Milwaukee neighborhoods....
March 24, 2014 - 5:24pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Cass Lake man escapes injury from car-train crash
CASS LAKE - A Cass Lake man escaped with non-life threatening injuries after his semi was struck by a train Sunday afternoon in Cass County. The State Patrol says 43-year-old Thomas Gregerson pulled his rig onto the tracks and was broadsided by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train....
March 24, 2014 - 5:00pm
Baldwin teen hurt in Sunday night rollover
SPRING VALLEY -- A Baldwin teenager was airlifted from the Spring Valley High School parking lot to a St. Paul hospital Sunday night after he was ejected from his car in a one-vehicle rollover in the town of Gilman, about two mile west of city limits. Jacob Martin, 18, was identified...
news / accidents
March 24, 2014 - 8:00am
March 23, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wauwatosa man arrested for having explosive devices in his Madison apartment
MADISON - Madison Police say they have arrested a man on suspicion of manufacturing explosive devices in a Madison apartment. Police say they were called to the apartment on North Brooks Street yesterday afternoon on a report of suspicious materials there. When officers arrived,...
March 23, 2014 - 11:06am
March 21, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Student who fled party died of hypothermia
The cause of a high school student’s March 9 death after he fled an underage drinking party is hypothermia due to environmental exposure, authorities...
news / region
March 21, 2014 - 8:43am
March 20, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Nazi party organizer issues apology
MINNEAPOLIS -- The man who organized a party with a Nazi theme at a Minneapolis restaurant is apologizing. Scott Steban has played German soldiers...
news / region
March 20, 2014 - 9:01am
March 18, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State Patrol reporting difficult driving conditions in central Minnesota
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- The Minnesota State Patrol is reporting difficult travel conditions in central Minnesota. Sgt. Jesse Grabow says the...
March 18, 2014 - 6:10pm
March 17, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Chanhassen motel fire leaves one dead
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- A man is dead after an early-morning fire at a Chanhassen motel. Crews were called to the fire around 2 a.m. and found two units engulfed in flames. One person was able to escape safely. The victim has not yet been identified. The cause of the fire remains...
March 17, 2014 - 3:45pm
March 13, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Legislator will not reimburse taxpayer after driving to and from Madison with a suspendend license
A state legislator says she will not reimburse Wisconsin taxpayers who covered her costs while she was driving to and from Madison with a suspended...
news / government
March 13, 2014 - 10:17am
March 12, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: I-394 fatal cycle crash second earliest in Minnesota
ST. PAUL - The fatal motorcycle crash on Interstate 394 near Minneapolis last night was the first of the year and second earliest ever in Minnesota. Thirty-year-old Anand Baskaran of New York hit a pothole and was thrown from his cycle. The Department of Public Safety says...
March 12, 2014 - 4:28pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Prosecutors won't file charges against Archbishop, say allegations "unlikely"
The Ramsey County Attorney's office has declined to file charges against Archbishop John Nienstedt after a youth alleged inappropriate touching...
March 12, 2014 - 9:33am
March 11, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Mass transit riding up except in Wisconsin
The number of Americans riding mass transit is the highest since 1956, but Wisconsin is bucking that trend. The American Public Transportation Association said riders nationally took almost ten-point-seven billion trips on public buses, trains, and subways last year. That's up one-percent...
March 11, 2014 - 10:48am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Prep football standout dies fleeing police
MADISON, Minn. -- A Dawson-Boyd football standout was found dead on Sunday, hours after his family reported him missing. 18-year-old Michael Anyasike was with a group of teenagers seen running from a party near a vacant farmhouse in Madison early Sunday morning when police responded...
March 11, 2014 - 9:30am
March 10, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Farmington Republican's Tweet derided as Racist
FARMINGTON, Minn. -- A Minnesota politician has ignited a firestorm of controversy with a Tweet many are calling racist. Republican Representative...
news / government
March 10, 2014 - 9:17am
March 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker comes in fifth in straw poll
WASHINGTON D.C. - Governor Scott Walker finished fifth in yesterday’s Conservative Political Action Conference presidential straw poll. Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul won the poll with 31-percent of the vote, followed by Texas Senator Ted Cruz with 11-percent. While none of...
March 9, 2014 - 8:23am