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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
February 6, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: FBI helps Beloit authorities look for missing child
BELOIT - The Federal Bureau of Investigation was called in this morning to help police near the Wisconsin-Illinois border find a missing four-day-old child. Kayden Powell was discovered missing around 4:30 this morning from her mother's house in the town of Beloit. Two people...
February 6, 2014 - 12:41pm
January 28, 2014
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL NEWS ROUND-UP: Farm Bill compromise agreed to by House and Senate negotiators
WASHINGTON D.C. - The federal government could not order cuts in milk production to control supplies, under a compromise farm bill announced...
January 28, 2014 - 10:12am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Black ice causing accidents, tying up traffic throughout the state
ST. PAUL - It's proving to be a rough morning for commuters statewide, with multiple spinouts and slideoffs on several highways. The Minnesota Department of Transportation's Kevin Gutknecht says black ice is a problem, especially on bridges and overpasses. He says plow crews...
January 28, 2014 - 9:43am
January 23, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Purdue shooter of West Bend native pleas innocent
LAFAYETTE, Ind. - An innocent plea was entered this afternoon for a Purdue University student accused of killing a fellow student from Wisconsin. Twenty-three-year-old Cody Cousins attended an initial court proceeding, where Magistrate Sean Persin entered the plea -- standard...
January 23, 2014 - 4:22pm
January 17, 2014
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL NEWS ROUND-UP: Dairy Bill in D.C. won't include supply management program
WASHINGTON D.C - It appears that a federal supply management program for dairy farmers will not be part of the next Farm Bill. Republican U.S....
January 17, 2014 - 10:16am
January 15, 2014
Pierce well represented at Farm Bureau annual meeting
Over 1,100 farmers and agriculturists attended the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation’s (FB) 94th annual meeting, Dec. 6-9 in Wisconsin Dells. Member...
January 15, 2014 - 1:02pm
January 7, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Vilsak warns milk prices will rise dramatically if no Farm Bill passed
WASHINGTON D.C. - Milk prices could see a dramatic increase if a new Farm Bill isn’t passed by Congress. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says if a new bill isn’t approved very soon, his agency will start enforcing the dairy program devised in 1949. If that happens,...
January 7, 2014 - 8:52pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Two college students dead in shooting
ROCHESTER, Minn. - The Olmsted County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate the deaths of two college students of apparent gunshot wounds at a residence west of Oronoco. Deputies on a medical call discovered an 18-year-old female dead and a 19-year-old male barely alive....
January 7, 2014 - 5:48pm
December 27, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target data breach may lead to scams
MINNEAPOLIS - The huge data breach at Target Stores may be leading to a new wave of trouble for consumers. The Better Business Bureau says scammers may already be using this case as an opportunity to send out emails that contain a virus. Dan Hendrickson says people should not...
December 27, 2013 - 7:53am
December 26, 2013
State conservation report includes a Pierce County 'success story'
MADISON – Wisconsin's 2012 Annual Land and Water Conservation Report is now available online, featuring conservation success stories from around...
December 26, 2013 - 3:19pm
December 13, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Head-on crash kills two in Norman County
ADA, Minn. - Two people are dead after a head-on crash Thursday afternoon on Highway 32 in northwestern Minnesota's Norman County. The State Patrol says a southbound vehicle driven by 76-year-old Doris Hanson of Brooks swerved into the northbound lane and collided with a car driven...
December 13, 2013 - 3:08pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Sen. Franken says Farm Bill extension is a workable compromise
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. House passed a stopgap farm measure while lawmakers wrap up a new farm bill. The bill extends current law until...
December 13, 2013 - 9:53am
December 10, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Video tape shows NEW dairy farm employees abusing dairy cows
APPLETON - The maker of DiGiorno frozen pizza has stopped taking milk from a northeast Wisconsin dairy farm where cows were being abused. The...
December 10, 2013 - 4:39pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Medtronics to begin trials on the world's smallest pacemaker
MOUNDS VIEW, Minn. -- Minnesota-based Medtronic says it will begin clinical trials on what they call the world's smallest pacemaker, which is injected through a vein and attached directly to the heart wall. Pat Mackin, president of Medtronic's Cardiac Rhythm Management Division...
December 10, 2013 - 10:03am
December 3, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Morning traffic accident kills one in Dane County
RUTLAND - Authorities in Dane County says a 27-year-old driver was killed in a head-on collision near Rutland this morning. The Dane County Sheriff’s Office says the victim was driving northbound on Highway 14 near Highway 92, when he crossed his van into the center line and...
December 3, 2013 - 3:58pm