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Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 150-year-old iconic structure coming down
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crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: SVE seniors move on to the semis
WIAA individual wrestling: Six out of eight Panthers advance to semifinals
Prep boys basketball: Motley's hot hand leads Panthers
WIAA individual wrestling: Day one in the books
WIAA individual wrestling: Freund can't create own momentum
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
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March 12, 2014
Two Wisconsin National Guard units deploying to Afghanistan
Two units from the Wisconsin Army National Guard will deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom this spring, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon, March 12. Sussex-based Battery A of the 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery Regiment and the...
March 12, 2014 - 2:35pm
November 17, 2009
Deployment for Madison Army Reserve unit at Fort Hood is delayed
The Madison Army Reserve unit that had seven casualties in the Fort Hood massacre will not go to Afghanistan next month as scheduled. Commander Robert LaFountain says the mission is being put off indefinitely, until replacements can be found for the three members who were killed...
November 17, 2009 - 9:00am
Kind not in favor of U.S. extended military presence in Afghanistan
Congressman Ron Kind, who's just back from the Middle East, says it would not serve U.S. interests to keep an extended military presence in Afghanistan. And instead of the major troop increase President Obama is considering, the La Crosse Democrat says the U.S. should equip and...
November 17, 2009 - 9:00am
November 13, 2009
Defense Secretary Gates leads effort to find ways to reduce threat from roadside bombs in Afghanistan
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said in Oshkosh Thursday that he'll lead a major effort to find new ways to reduce the threat from roadside bombs in Afghanistan. Those ambush weapons account for eight of every 10 U.S. casualties in that country. And the new style of all-terrain...
November 13, 2009 - 9:24am
November 4, 2009
Fort McCoy near Sparta will start training another 200 soldiers for Afghanistan
Fort McCoy near Sparta continues to train soldiers to serve in Afghanistan. Another 200 will arrive next week. Members of the Arkansas National Guard's 875th Engineer Battalion will leave their headquarters at Jonesboro on Tuesday. They'll spend two months training at Fort McCoy...
November 4, 2009 - 9:00am
October 30, 2009
President Obama consoled relatives of a Fox Valley soldier
President Obama consoled relatives of a Fox Valley soldier whose body was returned to the U.S. Thursday. They were at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, where the bodies of Nikolas Mueller, 26, of Little Chute and 10 others were delivered. The soldiers were killed Monday in two...
October 30, 2009 - 9:02am
Pilot killed in Afghanistan has ties to Minnesota
A civilian pilot who died in a plane crash while on a counter-terrorism mission over the mountains of Afghanistan on October 13 has ties to the...
October 30, 2009 - 7:17am
October 28, 2009
Afghanistan helicopter crash claims life of Army Sgt. Nicholas Mueller
One of 10 Americans killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan is from the Fox Valley. Army Sgt. Nicholas Mueller, 26, of Little Chute was the crew chief on a Chinook chopper. It crashed Monday after leaving a firefight with suspected drug traffickers from the Taliban. A second...
October 28, 2009 - 9:00am
October 13, 2009
Two from Northland killed in Afghanistan
The cost of the global war on terrorism has hit home hard. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Aaron James Taylor, 27, who graduated from Greenway High...
October 13, 2009 - 7:38am
October 7, 2009
Funeral services Saturday for a soldier from Rhinelander killed in Afghanistan
Funeral services will be held Saturday at Rhinelander High School for a soldier killed in Afghanistan. Sgt. Ryan Adams, 26, died last Friday when his vehicle was attacked with a rocket-propelled grenade. Seven other members of the Wisconsin Army National Guard were injured in...
October 7, 2009 - 9:02am
October 5, 2009
An enlightening experience
When Ryan Casper first set foot in Afghanistan, he couldn't help notice the way of life. "With their lack of infrastructure, the standard of...
October 5, 2009 - 3:48pm
July 21, 2009
Rosemount grad injured in Afghanistan dies
Ben Kopp was born a fighter, but late last week he found a fight he couldn't win. The 2006 Rosemount High School graduate died Saturday, just...
July 21, 2009 - 7:14am
July 7, 2009
Half-staff flags honor fallen Peshtigo soldier
Flags at National Guard armories and other state facilities will be at half-staff today, as a fallen soldier from Peshtigo is buried. Flags will be at half-staff today at National Guard armories and other facilities throughout Wisconsin. It's in honor of Army Pvt. Steven Drees,...
July 7, 2009 - 9:00am
July 1, 2009
Oshkosh Corp. wins multi-billion-dollar contract to build military vehicles needed in Afghanistan
The Oshkosh Corp., will get up to $12 billion to make thousands of armored vehicles which the Pentagon urgently needs in Afghanistan. Oshkosh out-bid three competitors to build the Army and Marine Corps' MRAP all-terrain vehicles. And the military needed them so badly, the company...
July 1, 2009 - 9:00am
June 30, 2009
Peshtigo Army private killed in Afghanistan
The family of a Peshtigo man killed in Afghanistan will return home today. Army Pvt. Steven Drees, 19, died over the weekend, after he was shot in the head last Wednesday when insurgents attacked his unit with a grenade launcher and small arms fire. It happened in the Afghan province...
June 30, 2009 - 9:00am