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Wisconsin Farmers Union sends survey on low dairy prices
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
crime and courts
Football: Cardinals lose in St. Croix Falls
Football: Ellsworth wins big in Colfax
Football: Spring Valley defeats E-PC on strong second half
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Aug. 25
Volleyball: Elmwood sweeps home quadrangular
Corpse flower set to bloom at UWRF
The strength of a community to be documented in film
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 9/7/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 9/6/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids - TRI Project #14901
STORAGE SALE NOTICE: 9/16/16, Cleary Building Corp., Ellsworth, WI
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/6/16 Personnel Committee Meeting
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
Karen S. Franson, 45
Jeannette Miller, 93
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Diane Odeen column: Women's Equality Day
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Real Estate Showcase
March 7, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Warmer weather finally seeping into state
It wasn't shirt-sleeve weather -- but it sure felt like it in southeast Wisconsin this afternoon. It was 46-degrees in Kenosha at 2 p.m.-- downright hot compared to the sub-zero temperatures and wind chills that much of the region had since December. The far north was not as...
March 7, 2014 - 4:17pm
March 6, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: "Rock and Roll" Buck Zumhofe found guilty
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Former pro wrestler Eugene Buck "Rock and Roll" Zumhofe has been found guilty on 12 counts of criminal sexual conduct. Sixty-two-year-old Zumhofe of Cyrus was accused by his now-29-year-old daughter of sexually molesting her over the span of 12 years, beginning...
March 6, 2014 - 2:24pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Stevens Point man burned down his apartment because he apparently wanted to go back to prison
Prosecutors said a Stevens Point man burned down his apartment because he apparently wanted to go back to prison for some reason. Investigators...
March 6, 2014 - 9:27am
March 5, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: DOT tells counties to conserve on road salt
Wisconsin officials have told county highway departments to conserve on road salt, to make sure there's enough for the rest of this snowy winter. The DOT contracts with counties to keep state and federal highways clear of snow and ice. Today, officials said about 135-thousand...
March 5, 2014 - 2:04pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Austin man rescued from extreme cold
AUSTIN, Minn. -- It's been a dangerously cold winter in Minnesota, with several deaths and near deaths from hypothermia, but an extremely cold...
March 5, 2014 - 8:50am
March 4, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Crookston couple dies of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- Carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected in the deaths of a Crookston area couple. 49-year-old Kent Ostgaard and his 51-year-old wife, Natalie, were found dead yesterday morning after their 17-year-old daughter called 911. She was treated and released. Her...
March 4, 2014 - 10:25am
March 3, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: A cold Monday morning in Green Bay and throughout Wisconsin
Be glad you didn't have Packer tickets for Green Bay this morning. It was 24-below in Titletown, shattering the old record of 10-below for this...
March 3, 2014 - 10:43am
March 1, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: I-94 shutdown Friday due to accidents from snowfall
MENOMONIE - Portions of I-94 were shutdown near Menomonie late Friday as afternoon snowfall caused several traffic accidents. Crews worked late into the night to remove an LP tanker truck which had overturned in the eastbound lanes, forcing their closure. The Wisconsin State...
March 1, 2014 - 10:39am
February 28, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Ford Dealer Promo: Buy a pickup, get a gun
HAWLEY, Minn. -- A Ford dealership in northwest Minnesota is kicking off a two-week promotion where buyers of a new or 2013 pickup will be offered...
February 28, 2014 - 8:37am
February 27, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Six-year old in Bemidji dies of exposure to cold
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Police in Bemidji are investigating the death of a six-year-old girl this morning. Officers and emergency medical personnel were called to the treat the child who had signs of being exposed to the frigid cold. She was pronounced dead at the scene. No other...
February 27, 2014 - 3:22pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State says American TV overcharging customers in going-out-of-business sale
MADISON - American TV-and-Appliance says no customers have complained about being overcharged during their week-old going-out-of-business sale....
February 27, 2014 - 8:30am
February 26, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker campaign manager wanted settlement delayed until after election
MILWAUKE - The manager of Scott Walker's 2010 campaign reportedly told a Milwaukee County aide to delay a legal settlement in a patient's death until after Walker could be elected governor. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel said the county government e-mails released last week included...
February 26, 2014 - 4:54pm
February 25, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Supreme Court hears arguments on voter ID law
MADISON - A member of the State Supreme Court's conservative majority said today she has serious concerns about the photo ID requirement to vote in Wisconsin. The court heard oral arguments on two legal challenges to the voter ID law from the League of Women Voters and the NAACP....
February 25, 2014 - 3:46pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State House to vote on bill for more heating fuel assistance
ST. PAUL-- The Minnesota State House Ways and Means Committee got an update this morning about a bill that will come up for a vote later today, when the gavel officially falls on the 2014 legislative session. That bill would set aside an additional $20-million state dollars in...
February 25, 2014 - 3:15pm
February 24, 2014
Return of the great white
A fierce winter storm that began with rain then dumped up to a foot of snow on some Twin Cities suburbs and areas of Western Wisconsin. ...
February 24, 2014 - 10:42am