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Walker says Act 10 fallout steeled him for global threats; Congress may fast-track carp control efforts; eight more Wisconsin stories
Arkansaw farmers still deny raw milk made football team sick
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Inver Grove Heights teen accused of trying to join ISIS pleads guilty
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: One injured in fire at Lunda Construction
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Hennepin County Sheriff testifies at U.S. House hearing
crime and courts
Six EHS wrestlers go from prelims to quarterfinals at state meet
Two SVE wrestlers advance to quarterfinals at state tourney
Prescott wins MBC title outright, EPC will have to share
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers' owner feels positive about team's chances this season
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Peterson still with Vikings as judge overturns NFL's suspension
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
Valentine celebration held at care center
UWRF Africa Night Feb. 27
Journey House chili and concert this Friday
Hudson’s authentic German restuarant among the nation’s best
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Ad For Bids - Guardrails
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 3/2/15 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COUNCIL: 2/26/15 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 3/2/15 Town Board Meeting
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/2/15 School Board Meeting Agenda
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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...
life / events
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 the state-- including the story of a Beldenville-area dairyman who built a facility to accommodate eight months worth of manure from his...
news / region
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...
news / government
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 Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel said the animal rights group Mercy-for-Animals shot undercover video of dairy cows being stabbed, beaten,...
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