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Pierce County Sheriff’s blotter: ‘Just messing around’
Updated: Authorities launch cockfighting raids in western Wisconsin
UW junior college chancellor survives 'no confidence' vote; experts differ on 20-week abortion rule impact; 10 more Wisconsin stories
Police Beat: Feuding River Falls merchants nearly come to blows
UPDATE: Birchwood area man killed parents, set fire then killed self; JFC-approved budget would allow many more charter schools; more state stories
crime and courts
Spring Valley cards season best round to qualify for state
Fishing derby is June 6
Pierce County sports scoreboard from Friday, May 29
Prescott sends one relay, three individuals to state
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, May 28
2015 Pierce County Fair: Be an open-class exhibitor
Spring Valley Stagehands presents “Over the Tavern”
Group focuses on helping seniors stay in their homes
Help those in Nepal by checking out this garage sale
Memorial Day observances scheduled
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 6/8/15 Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 6/9/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY PARKS COMMITTEE: 6/8/15 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 6/9/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 6/9/15 Town Board Meeting
Betty Fortier, 88
Gail W. Collett, 84
Lorraine Anderson, 88
Raymond Sumter, 93
Leon A. Berenschot, 84
Sheila Harsdorf column: Harsdorf Votes to Save SeniorCare and Fund Schools
Editorial: Seniors Staying Put is priceless to community
Kathleen Vinehout column: I agree Governor! Let’s Make Public Schools “Whole”
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit Affirms Complaints but also Satisfaction with Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Program
Ron Kind column: A Win-Win for Our Health and Our Economy
Get Out! Deals
Updated: Authorities launch cockfighting raids in western Wisconsin
April 5, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers hand Kentucky its first and only loss this season in Final Four
INDIANAPOLIS -- Frank Kaminsky scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, but it was junior Sam Dekker doing the damage in the closing minutes as Wisconsin handed the heavily-favored Kentucky Wildcats their first loss of the season, 71-64. That puts the Badgers in the national championship...
April 5, 2015 - 9:29am
April 3, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW's Kaminsky AP Player of the Year
INDIANAPOLIS - University of Wisconsin center Frank Kaminsky was the national media's overwhelming choice to win the AP college basketball player-of-the-year. The 7-foot senior from Lisle, Illinois received 58 votes from a nationwide panel of 65 media members -- the same ones...
April 3, 2015 - 4:28pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW players resolve to get back at Kentucky for last year's Final Four loss
INDIANAPOLIS -- After last year's one-point loss to Kentucky, Wisconsin players are resolved to win their rematch against the Wildcats in tomorrow night's NCAA Division I Men's Basketball National Semifinal. Tip-off is at 7:49 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on TBS. But even...
April 3, 2015 - 8:32am
April 2, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks get first win over Bulls in four years
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks won their first game over the Chicago Bulls in Milwaukee in over five years, with a 95-91 victory last night. It ended nine straight victories by the Bulls at the Bradley Center, and it put the Bucks closer to a playoff spot with a three-game cushion...
April 2, 2015 - 9:29am
April 1, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Jackson expected back at UW practice today
MADISON -- University of Wisconsin men's basketball guard Traevon Jackson was expected to return to practice today, after sitting out yesterday. Jackson missed 19 games with a broken foot, and he returned for the NCAA Sweet-16 week. The senior point guard played for a total...
April 1, 2015 - 3:32pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers' Opening Day starter Lohse gets final tune-up in spring training
MESA, Ariz. - The Milwaukee Brewers' Opening Day starter will get his final tune-up at Spring Training this afternoon. Right-hander Kyle Lohse will start for the Crew against the Chicago Cubs in an exhibition game. Lohse is 2-0 in Cactus League play with a 1.80 ERA -- numbers...
April 1, 2015 - 9:18am
March 31, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks battered by Hawks 101-88
ATLANTA -- Milwaukee Bucks' coach Jason Kidd said his team was a "no-show" and "didn't play hard enough" in losing at Atlanta last night 101-88. It was the Bucks' 11th straight road defeat, as they reduced their lead to one-and-a-half games for the No. 6 Eastern Conference playoff...
March 31, 2015 - 9:11am
March 30, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Congressional hearing held in Tomah on VA
TOMAH -- Whistle-blowers and patients' relatives had their say today at a congressional hearing in Tomah on the recent problems at the city's VA Medical Center. The Wisconsinites who testified asked lawmakers to enforce accountability standards, and make reforms. The deaths of...
March 30, 2015 - 4:40pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW's Kaminsky named to All-American team
MADISON - University of Wisconsin senior center Frank Kaminsky was the top selection today on the Associated Press All-America college basketball team. The 7-foot Kaminsky was the media's only unanimous first-team choice. Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor received all but one vote...
March 30, 2015 - 4:22pm
March 29, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers beat Arizona, back in the Final Four
LOS ANGELES -- Sam Dekker’s long-range sharp shooting helped the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team hold off a determined Arizona team and earn a second straight trip to the Final Four by winning the NCAA West Regional Tournament Saturday at the Staples Center Dekker...
March 29, 2015 - 8:23am
March 27, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers down North Carolina 78-72 for Elite Eight berth
LOS ANGELES -- The University of Wisconsin made the men's NCAA Elite Eight for the second straight year with a 79-72 win over North Carolina last night in Los Angeles. The top-seeded Badgers came back from seven points down in the second half, to earn a rematch with two-seed Arizona...
March 27, 2015 - 10:07am
March 26, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers back out West again for NCAA regionals
LOS ANGELES -- It's almost deja-vu for the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team as it gets ready to play North Carolina tonight in the NCAA Sweet-16 round. For the second year in a row, the Badgers are in the West Regional in southern California -- although it's in Los...
March 26, 2015 - 8:53am
March 25, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Suspected bank robber who shot state trooper IDed
FOND DU LAC -- A suspected bank robber who died with a state trooper in a shootout was identified by the state Justice Department today as Steven Snyder of Michigan. The agency's statement did not list an age or a hometown for Snyder. Justice officials said they continue to determine...
March 25, 2015 - 2:54pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Middleton rallies Bucks to win over Miami
MILWAUKEE -- Khris Middleton hit a three-pointer at the final buzzer last night to give the Milwaukee Bucks an 89-88 home victory over Miami. The Bucks came back from 16 points down early in the fourth quarter, ending the game on an 18-3 run in the final six-and-a-half minutes....
March 25, 2015 - 9:04am
March 24, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Watt restructures contract to give Texans more salary cap space
HOUSTON -- After signing a monster contract last year, Wisconsin native J.J. Watt has re-structured his deal so his Houston Texans could have more salary cap room. ESPN says the NFL's reigning defensive player-of-the-year has agreed to convert a $10-million roster bonus into...
March 24, 2015 - 3:07pm