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Pierce County Sheriff’s blotter: ‘Just messing around’
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
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
Prescott wins by walk-off against Ellsworth
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
Gail W. Collett, 84
Leon A. Berenschot, 84
Dennis E. Deaton, 58
Evelyn Van Riper, 89
Lorraine Anderson, 88
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
Authorities launch cockfighting raids in western Wisconsin
March 24, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks hope to boost playoff hopes with win over Heat
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks can give their playoff hopes a boost tonight, with a home victory over Miami. The Bucks' lead over the Heat has dropped to one-and-a-half games for the No. 6 playoff spot in the Eastern Conference -- and several other teams are not far behind....
March 24, 2015 - 8:59am
March 23, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers advance to Sweet Sixteen over Ducks for second straight time
OMAHA -- For the second year in a row, Wisconsin beat Oregon to advance to the Sweet-16 of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. The top-seeded...
March 23, 2015 - 10:28am
March 21, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers win NCAA Tourney opener, play Oregon on Sunday
OMAHA – The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team overpowered Coastal Carolina in the second round of the NCAA Division I Tournament at Omaha. The Chanticleers had no answers for Big Ten Player of the Year Frank Kaminsky. He scored a game-high 27 points and took down...
March 21, 2015 - 10:23am
March 20, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Joint Finance Chair wants more money for police investigations
MILWAUKEE - The Wisconsin State Assembly's Joint Finance Committee Chairman says he agrees that the Justice Department should have more resources to investigate shooting deaths by police officers. Republican John Nygren of Marinette issued a statement on that support today, before...
March 20, 2015 - 4:11pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brown Deer, Xavier, Rice Lake advance to state finals
MADISON -- Defending champion Brown Deer will play Appleton Xavier tomorrow for the boys' state high school Division 3 championship. Both teams advanced after winning their semifinals today at the Kohl Center. Brown Deer topped Prescott 62-50, after turning a six-point halftime...
March 20, 2015 - 4:03pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Dominican dominates Regis 93-54 in D-4 semifinals
MADISON - Whitefish Bay Dominican set a Division 4 state tournament scoring record last night with a 93-54 win over Eau Claire Regis at the semifinals at the Kohl Center. Diamond Stone had 33 points, 15 rebounds, and four blocked shots for Dominican, which shot 61-percent in...
March 20, 2015 - 7:01am
March 19, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: 100th WIAA Boys' Basketball Tournament begins today
MADISON - The 100th WIAA boys' state high school basketball tournament begins today at the Kohl Center. Germantown and Whitefish Bay Dominican are both going for their fourth consecutive division championships. Germantown is the three-time defending titlist in Division 1, while...
March 19, 2015 - 8:36am
March 18, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Milwaukee police say woman in accident was drunk
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Police said a 22-year-old woman was drunk when her car rolled over, killing her seven-month-old baby boy. It happened around 1:30 this morning on Milwaukee's northwest side. Police quoted witnesses as saying the car was going east at a high rate of speed...
March 18, 2015 - 5:51pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UWGB's first NIT game tonight
NORMAL, Ill. The UW-Green Bay men's basketball team will play at Illinois State tonight in their opener of the NIT Tournament. The Phoenix...
March 18, 2015 - 5:28pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks lose by a point at New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS - The Milwaukee Bucks have still not beaten New Orleans on the road since 2003, after losing to the Pelicans 85-84 last night. Eric Gordon broke an 80-all tie by hitting a three-pointer with 1:56 left. That put the Pelicans in front for good. Jerryd Bayless made...
March 18, 2015 - 9:25am
March 17, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks hope to break road losing streak in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS - The Milwaukee Bucks and New Orleans Pelicans will both try to improve their playoff chances tonight, when they face each other in the Big Easy. The Bucks still own the sixth-of-eight post-season slots in the Eastern Conference. But they're only four games away...
March 17, 2015 - 2:36pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packers' lose Williams to Browns on $21 million deal
GREEN BAY - The Green Bay Packers lost starting corner Tramon Williams to the Cleveland Browns yesterday. The free-agent reportedly signed a three-year, $21-million contract on what was his 32nd birthday. Williams was among eight experienced NFL corners who moved to new teams...
March 17, 2015 - 9:14am
March 16, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks sign Johnson to 10-day contract
NEW ORLEANS -- The Milwaukee Bucks have signed forward Chris Johnson to a second 10-day contract. He averaged 20 minutes a game during his first contract with the injury-riddled Bucks, with almost five points per night. The Bucks practiced today in New Orleans, where they'll...
March 16, 2015 - 3:16pm
March 15, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers blast Purdue in second half, make Big Ten title game
CHICAGO – The University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team made a strong bid for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament by dominating Purdue in a 71-51 game in the Big Ten Conference Tournament semifinals. Purdue had led by five at half, but the Badgers use their effective defense...
March 15, 2015 - 10:32am
March 14, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Discussion picks-up for new Milwaukee arena
MILWAUKEE - More meetings are scheduled next week in Milwaukee for discussion of a possible home for the NBA’s Bucks. A site north of the Bradley Center has been singled out as the preferred location. Even if the site or design is announced in the next few days, it could take...
March 14, 2015 - 8:41am