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New county shop enters design phase
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
Raynee Farrell celebrates 40 years at Bank Mutual
Wisconsin roundup: State's Dems expect convention to end with unity; no bench experience for Walker's Supreme Court pick; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Hwy. 10 motorcycle crash
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Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
Volleyball: Welsch, club team place 3rd at nationals
Baseball: Ellsworth Legion advances to Gopher State semis (w/video)
SCVBL: Ninth inning RF rally hands Hawks 3-2 loss
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 8/2/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 8/1/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/1/16 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 8/1/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Our county fair is a celebration of how we all work together
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
Real Estate Showcase
December 2, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Lawmakers return for special legislative session
MADISON - Wisconsin lawmakers are returning to Madison this week for a special session on delaying the state's changes to Badger-Care. The first...
December 2, 2013 - 11:01am
December 1, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: One hunter killed, another injured after being struck by vehicle
GILMAN - Taylor County authorities say a hunter was killed and another injured after being hit by a vehicle on Friday evening. The County Sheriff’s Office says the two men - both from Roscoe, Illinois – were standing near County Line Road, about nine miles west of Gilman, when...
December 1, 2013 - 8:47am
November 26, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Recent assault cases could be linked
ANOKA, Minn. - Sheriff's officials in Anoka County are adding a twist to a kidnapping and sexual assault case over the weekend. Authorities say a man was posing as a police officer when he allegedly kidnapped a Minneapolis woman and sexually assaulted her on Saturday in Fridley....
November 26, 2013 - 7:57am
November 25, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Shooting take place at Minneapolis restaurant
MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis Police are investigating a deadly shooting at La Que Buena restaurant just after 1:30 this morning. When officers...
November 25, 2013 - 7:43am
November 20, 2013
UW-River Falls students know their holsteins
A team of students from UW-River Falls took first place in the Holstein class of the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE)...
November 20, 2013 - 12:12pm
November 19, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Judge from Eau Claire named to head up new investigation of state recall elections
EAU CLAIRE - A reserve judge from Eau Claire has been named the new presiding judge in a John Doe probe reportedly connected to campaign funding for the state's recall elections. Former circuit-and-appellate judge Gregory Peterson confirmed to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel that...
November 19, 2013 - 10:19am
November 16, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Stolen vehicle in Milwaukee contains important flash drive
MILWAUKEE - Authorities in Milwaukee are looking for a stolen car that contained a flash drive of important information. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says the flash drive contains personal information on six-thousand city employees and about three-thousand spouses or partners. The...
November 16, 2013 - 9:46am
November 12, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Land use for ethanol spikes in Wisconsin
A report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows the amount of land used for corn production in the state has taken a significant jump. In 2013, just over four million acres of land was used to produce corn in the state… up 700,000 acres from 2006. Other states across...
November 12, 2013 - 5:45pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Constitutional amendment to be voted on by State Senate
MADISON - A change in the way Wisconsin's chief justice is picked will get its first vote in the state Senate today. Republicans are supporting a constitutional amendment to require the seven Supreme Court justices to elect a chief every two years, thus ending the 124-year-old practice...
November 12, 2013 - 8:27am
November 11, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Supreme Court hears arguments on Act 10
MADISON - The Wisconsin Supreme Court took longer than expected today to hear arguments on whether Act-10 is unconstitutional for local government and school unions. The justices only budgeted 90 minutes to hear both sides -- but it took the state an-hour-and-45 minutes to defend...
November 11, 2013 - 5:56pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Archdiocese to release list of abusers
ST. PAUL - Archbishop John Nienstedt says the Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis made "serious mistakes" in handling priest sex-abuse cases. Nienstedt in an open letter says during November, with "permission of the relevant court" the Archdiocese will disclose...
November 11, 2013 - 5:29pm
November 5, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Appeals court says members of commission remain in contempt
MADISON - A state appeals court says the two members of the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission remain in contempt-of-court. That's because they've been scheduling about 400 re-certification votes for local government and public school unions, although a judge said he struck...
November 5, 2013 - 10:30am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Election Day in Minnesota, polls open
Voters in a number of Minnesota communities go to the polls today for municipal elections and/or school district referendums. Thirty-six municipalities have elections, including Duluth, Moorhead and most notably Minneapolis, where about three dozen candidates are vying for mayor....
November 5, 2013 - 10:13am
November 4, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Significant snowfall possible tomorrow night in southern Minnesota
Parts of Minnesota could see the first measurable snowfall of the season tomorrow night into Wednesday morning. National Weather Service...
November 4, 2013 - 6:24pm
October 29, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dilworth considering disbanding police force
DILWORTH, Minn. - The city of Dilworth in northwestern Minnesota is considering scrapping its police force and contracting with the Clay County Sheriff's Office. Dilworth currently has six full-time officers Sheriff Bill Bergquist says if the city council decides to use deputies...
October 29, 2013 - 3:58pm