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Rabbits need rules too
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
A historic moment: Prescott High School opens new building
Hager City man airlifted after rollover crash
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
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
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen S. Franson, 45
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
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
April 5, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: NW Wisconsin blanketed by snow after storm
SULLIVAN - Over three weeks into spring, most of northwestern Wisconsin seems more like Christmas than Easter. The National Weather Service in Sullivan says about a foot and a half of snow fell during yesterday’s storms. Several school districts – including Ashland, Birchwood...
April 5, 2014 - 12:19pm
March 31, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Six finalists have been named for Wisconsin's next Alice-in-Dairyland
Six finalists have been named for Wisconsin's next Alice-in-Dairyland. The winner will be selected during three days of finals May 15th through...
March 31, 2014 - 9:36am
March 26, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Woman rescued from Fox River in Green Bay
GREEN BAY - An 18-year-old woman is recovering at a Green Bay hospital after being rescued from the Fox River early this morning. Green Bay police and rescue crews were called to the river near Cherry Street downtown shortly before 3 a.m. after screams were heard in the area. It’s...
March 26, 2014 - 2:20pm
March 25, 2014
Mississippi River ice still 29 inches thick on Lake Pepin
LA CROSSE - The wheels of commerce are moving slower-than-normal on the Mississippi River, thanks to our long cold winter. The first northbound...
March 25, 2014 - 12:02pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Judge will not delay lawsuit on same-sex marriage
MADISON - A federal judge in Madison will not delay a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage and civil unions. The state Justice Department asked Federal Judge Barbara Crabb to hold up the case, until the Wisconsin Supreme Court decides whether the state's domestic...
March 25, 2014 - 9:00am
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
March 17, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Flooding and snowfall in state's weather forecast
Wisconsin's first spring flood warnings have been issued in the southeast corner of the state -- while 400 miles away in the northwest, another big snowstorm is in the offing. The National Weather Service says 6-to-14 inches of snow are possible close to Lake Superior in Iron,...
March 17, 2014 - 4:13pm
March 16, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Milwaukee boy injured in car accident
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Police say an eight-year-old boy was struck by a car yesterday afternoon. Police say the incident happened near the intersection of 35th and North Avenue, just northeast of Washington Park. According to reports, the boy ran in front of the car, but police...
March 16, 2014 - 8:07am
March 13, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State's unemployment rate now at 6.1 percent
MADISON - Wisconsin's unemployment rate went down by another two-tenths of a percent in January. The new figure is 6.1 percent, the state's lowest since November of 2008 when the Great Recession was just starting to tighten its grip. The state Department of Workforce Development...
March 13, 2014 - 6:51pm
Extra spring turkey permit sales will be reduced due to tough winter conditions
MADISON - Over-the-counter spring turkey permits in zones 4 and 5 -- which includes Pierce and St. Croix counties -- will be reduced by 25 percent in response to hunter feedback requesting a conservative approach to the number of permits issued for this spring's hunt, due to concerns...
March 13, 2014 - 3:46pm
February 28, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: DNR to use discretion on removing ice shanties from state waters
LA CROSSE - The state DNR said today it promises to use discretion in enforcing rules that require ice-fishers to remove their shanties from Wisconsin lakes. Some folks are finding the task impossible, considering the massive cold-and-ice this winter. The deadline was last Thursday...
February 28, 2014 - 5:13pm
February 20, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker's aides sent racially charged emails, jokes
MILWAUKEE - The MIlwaukee Journal-Sentinel said it found at least two racially-charged e-mails among the thousands released yesterday involving Walker's former Milwaukee County aide Kelly Rindfleisch. She agreed with a friend who e-mailed her about somebody whose dogs could qualify...
February 20, 2014 - 4:52pm
February 8, 2014
Disputed expansion of dairy watched for statewide impact
In a Green Bay hearing beginning Tuesday, a controversial attempt to expand a dairy farm set to become the fifth largest in Wisconsin will be...
February 8, 2014 - 2:18pm
February 7, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Two dead in high-speed chase and shooting on Hwy. 212
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Two people are dead after a high-speed police chase on a metro area highway. There's no information yet on who the victims are, but no officers were injured in the shooting. Authorities were trying to stop a vehicle with its hood up on Highway 212 in Eden...
February 7, 2014 - 4:07pm
February 6, 2014
County students compete in speaking contest
Eleven students from Prescott Middle School, Westside Elementary in River Falls and Malone Elementary in Prescott presented their winning speeches...
February 6, 2014 - 1:53pm