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Media schooled on River Crossing highway-surface project
Western Wisconsinites sound off against Walker budget
High speed chase ends with suspect taken from trunk of car
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gogebic officially pulls pre-application for mine
Son turns in father for growing marijuana, selling it
crime and courts
Taranto, Betthauser named EHS Scholar Athletes
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Reserves help Badgers down Carolina, make Elite Eight
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers down North Carolina 78-72 for Elite Eight berth
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Jackson expects to play tonight for Badgers against UNC
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers back out West again for NCAA regionals
Hoyer blood drive draws community crowd
New Richmond ReStore holds ‘Upcycling Contest’
Hollywood actress is hometown proud
Successful weekend for Stella Dance Studio
Phipps offers theater classes for young people
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TRENTON: 3/18/15 Special Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE: 3/26/15 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/19/15 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF BAY CITY: 4/8/15 Meeting - Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/24/15 Board Meeting Agenda
Duane Merlin Johnson, 83
Marcia J. Bowen, 68
Adeline Crownhart, 93
Charles Edward "Ed" Hanson, 92
Glada Clare Huebner, 99
Kathleen Vinehout column: Advocacy Gives Voice to the Voiceless - Families Support Family Care and IRIS
Ron Kind column: We can and must provide better care for our veterans
Kathleen Vinehout column: Farmers say Budget Damages Farm Research, Schools and Conservation Input
Sheila Harsdorf column: Federal EPA Overreach Threatens Jobs, Family Budgets
Sheila Harsdorf column: Legislature Begins Work on State Budget
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March 25, 2015
Harrington’s the wholesaler who keeps retailers growing
It might be said this time of year is a “madhouse” in the greenhouse industry. Owner John Harrington of Harrington’s Greenhouse, southeast of Ellsworth along CTH C, has seen the hectic planting season from two perspectives: originally as a retailer and, more recently, shifting...
news / business
March 25, 2015 - 1:17pm
Robbery, car-jacking ends in death for state trooper, motorist, alleged thief; Menomonie mourns teacher's death; 14 more Wisconsin stories
FOND DU LAC -- State investigators are looking into a deadly series of crimes that ended in an exchange of gunfire in Fond du Lac, where a state trooper and a bank robbery suspect died. A carjacked motorist was also killed, and officials are trying to determine if a second bank...
news / region
March 25, 2015 - 9:02am
March 24, 2015
State warns county of over-reach on cell-phone-while-driving ban; MPD officer's firing upheld; 11 more Wisconsin stories
MARSHFIELD -- A central Wisconsin city will consider suspending its seven-year-old ban on using hand-held cell phones while driving. The action comes after attorneys for the Wisconsin Department of Transporation said Waupaca County exceeded its authority in approving a county-wide...
news / region
March 24, 2015 - 9:20am
March 23, 2015
Walker political fund will pay for Israel trip; heavy snow closes 20-plus schools in SW region; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin taxpayers will not have to pick up the most of the tab for Governor Scott Walker's trip to Israel this spring. His national political group Our American Revival said it would be a political trip -- and not an official trip as the state's governor. There was...
news / region
March 23, 2015 - 9:21am
March 19, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate remains 3.7 percent, employers add 11,800 jobs
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota employers added nearly 12,000 jobs in February, according to figures released today by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Officials also announced revised figures from January, reducing the number of jobs lost from 7,900...
March 19, 2015 - 5:22pm
March 18, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Mob causes St. Patrick's Day violence in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS - Several people were arrested during a St. Patrick's Day evening riot in downtown Minneapolis last night, leading to several arrests. Minneapolis Police spokesman John Elder says a large group of young people arrived downtown using mass transit and, "It appears their...
March 18, 2015 - 9:39am
March 17, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Alcohol a factor in I-94 wrong-way crash near Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- Alcohol was a factor in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls Monday that seriously injured a Coon Rapids man. The State Patrol says the suspect vehicle was traveling west in the eastbound lanes of I-94 when it collided head-on with a car...
March 17, 2015 - 2:30pm
March 12, 2015
Move to lift 48-hour wait for handgun purchase spurs debate; Wyoming troopers intercept large pot stash bound for Madison; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- The dean of the Wisconsin Legislature took opposing Republicans to task Wednesday supporting the end of a 48-hour waiting period to receive the handguns they buy. At a Senate hearing, Madison Democrat Fred Risser mentioned the possibility of a couple arguing and then running...
news / region
March 12, 2015 - 4:10pm
Ice still remains thick on Lake Pepin despite warmer weather
LAKE CITY - There's still a lot of ice on the Mississippi River, even with this week's above-normal temperatures. The Army Corps of Engineers...
March 12, 2015 - 4:00pm
March 11, 2015
Ice thickness measured again on Lake Pepin
LAKE CITY - It will be interesting to see how this week's warm weather is affecting the ice levels on the Mississippi River. Staffers from the Army Corps of Engineers returned to Lake Pepin today, to measure the thickness of the ice at the widest point of the river at the Wisconsin-Minnesota...
news / region
March 11, 2015 - 6:51pm
March 9, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Record high temperatures forecasted for this week
MINNEAPOLIS - Record high temperatures are predicted for almost all of Minnesota this week. U-of-M climatologist Mark Seeley says it looks like the warmer than normal weather will be around for at least all of March. He says that's good news for many reasons, including the fact...
March 9, 2015 - 6:29pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Bird flu prompts Minnesota turkey ban in 40 countries
About 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after last week's discovery of avian flu (H5N2) in a flock of 15,000 turkeys in Pope County. While officials say there is absolutely no food safety concern whatsoever, health officials and farmers are taking extra precautions....
March 9, 2015 - 10:48am
March 6, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Sixth child dies from flu in Minnesota
ST. PAUL - The latest weekly report shows a sixth child has died from the flu this season in Minnesota. Over the last reporting week, 13 people were hospitalized, down 29 from the week before. There were eight school outbreaks and only one in the state's nursing homes. More...
March 6, 2015 - 5:43pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Avian Flu confirmed in Pope County turkey flock
ST. PAUL -- The USDA has confirmed the avian flu (H5N2) in a commercial turkey flock in Pope County, Minnesota. This is the first finding of the flu in the Mississippi flyway. The Centers for Disease Control says the risk to people from this strain of avian flu is low and no...
March 6, 2015 - 9:29am
March 3, 2015
Average cow sale prices in Wisconsin falling but still above national average
WASHINGTON D.C. - Dairy farmers have been getting lower prices for their milk -- and that means lower prices for the cows they're selling. The...
news / business
March 3, 2015 - 11:00am