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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Neenah boy drowns in Fox River
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fargo officer injured when cow charges him
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Oconomowoc man leaves loaded gun in restroom of Door County park
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Shots fired at HCMC
crime and courts
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Aug. 26, 2014
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Miles says LSU preparing for both UW quarterbacks
Tough start for PHS volleyball team vs. Hastings
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers' bats held in check in loss to Padres
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: T-Wolves introduce new players at State Fair
Singer, songwriter and super talented
A bit of local at the State Fair
Party pals in El Paso
Auditions for Spring Valley show this weekend
arts and entertainment
Licole Opdahl, 47
Daniel Truckenbrod, 53
Adolph "Bud" Hanken, 85
Dianne M. Brenner, 77
Sandy D. Kinneman, 72
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 9/3/14 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Public Notice - Hazardous Materials, Right-To-Know
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 9/3/14 Hearing - Rochelle Wrisky Permit
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/6/14 at Border Properties LLC, Prescott, WI
FORECLOSURE: Bank of NY v. Steven R. Kjelstad; Case No. 10-CV-530
Old Cowbelle; Message in the blue
Money & Politics: AG race matchup could be a sizzler
Old Cowbelle: School time again
Cow Belle: Community Prayer Chain?
Old Cowbelle: Heritage
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fargo officer injured when cow charges him
FARGO, N.D. -- It sounds like a scene straight out of the movie: A Fargo officer was hurt in an altercation with a cow this week on I-94. It happened after the animal was involved in a car crash. When a Cass County deputy arrived to help, the cow charged and pushed him to the...
1 hour 19 min ago
August 26, 2014
Another successful year for the Pierce County Fair
Pierce County Fair officials are confident the 131st edition, held earlier this month, was another smashing success. “Along with the exceptional fair weather, fairgoers commented on the beautiful grounds and buildings, quality of 4-H and open exhibits, variety of entertainment,...
August 26, 2014 - 9:52am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State involved in SSM federal appeal in court today
CHICAGO - State attorneys from Wisconsin and Indiana will tell a federal appeals court today why their states' bans on same-sex marriages should be upheld. The Seventh Circuit appellate court in Chicago will hear arguments this morning. Federal district judges recently threw...
August 26, 2014 - 9:17am
August 25, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Student died from gunshot wound just before graduation
BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. - Authorities say a Minnesota student who disappeared just before graduating from the North Dakota State College of Science in May died from a gunshot wound. School officials say Andrew Sadek of Rogers was last seen May 1st and his body was found in late June...
August 25, 2014 - 3:34pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Storms knock-out power, do damage across the state
Another round of heavy thunderstorms went through Wisconsin this morning. As of seven o'clock, about 14,000 electric customers were in the dark statewide. About half of those are in Sauk and Columbia counties, where some trees fell in the Portage area about 6:30. Trees and...
August 25, 2014 - 9:23am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Lightning strikes from storm causes fires in Duluth
DULUTH - Overnight lightning strikes kept emergency responders in Duluth busy overnight. The Duluth Fire Department responded to three separate incidents - in the first a bolt of lightning knocked out power to a home on Greene Street, but there was no apparent damage. Lightning...
August 25, 2014 - 8:53am
August 22, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Morton man killed in crash near Sleepy Eye
SLEEPY EYE, Minn. -- A Morton man was killed in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 4 near Sleepy Eye Thursday afternoon. The State Patrol says a car driven by Abigail Balsley of Redwood Falls collided with a pickup driven by Michael Hartmann of Paynesville at the intersection...
August 22, 2014 - 2:13pm
August 20, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Pres. Obama denounces MU grad Foley's death by terrorists
WASHINGTON D.C. - President Obama said today the entire world is appalled by the terrorist execution of Marquette University graduate and freelance journalist James Foley. The president calls the beheading of the 40-year-old Foley "an act of violence that shocks the conscience of...
August 20, 2014 - 3:29pm
August 19, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Cost of new Madison-to-La Crosse powerline over a half billion dollars
LA CROSSE - A proposed new electric transmission line between Madison and La Crosse would cost $540-to-$580 million. That's according to a draft environmental assessment released today. It was among 17 projects endorsed in 2011 by the Midwest's regional transmission regulator,...
August 19, 2014 - 4:37pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Researchers say pig virus could be spread through animal feed
Researchers believe Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus could be passed along through animal feed. As of last month nearly 1,300 pigs in Minnesota had been diagnosed with PEDv, and only Iowa has seen more cases. The illness kills all pigs less than four weeks old. Scott Dee, director...
August 19, 2014 - 4:21pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Milwaukee man charged with threatening Governor's son
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee man charged with threatening one of Governor Scott Walker's sons could find out next week when his trial date will be. Thirty-one Robert Peffer has pleaded innocent to four misdemeanor counts of making threats on a computer. Authorities said Walker's son...
August 19, 2014 - 7:55am
August 15, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsin hikers rescued from Alaska wilderness
ANCHORAGE, Alas. - Three hikers, including at least two from Wisconsin, were rescued while on a pilgrimage to a famous abandoned bus in the Alaska wilderness. Forty-five year old Thomas Young of Horicon, 29-year-old Matthew Peot of Milwaukee, and Kenneth Young -- whose hometown...
August 15, 2014 - 8:48am
August 14, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Wanted ex-cult leader located in Washington state
ABERDEEN, Wash. - Police say a cult leader charged with raping underage girls in Pine County has been spotted in Washington state. A nationwide manhunt is under way for 52-year-old Victor Barnard, who's facing 59 felony counts of criminal sexual misconduct in Minnesota. The...
August 14, 2014 - 12:42pm
August 13, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Judge will not stay ruling on voter ID law
A federal judge said today he would not put a hold on his ruling against Wisconsin's photo ID voter law, while an appeals court reviews his decision. State Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen asked both District Judge Lynn Adelman and the Seventh Circuit appellate court in Chicago...
August 13, 2014 - 5:10pm
August 12, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State corn crop predicted to increase 10 percent
Wisconsin's corn harvest is expected to grow by more than ten-percent from a year ago. That's what the USDA predicted today, based on weather and crop conditions from August first. Just over 491-million bushels of corn are expected to be produced in Wisconsin this year, an increase...
August 12, 2014 - 4:37pm