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Railroad, cops ask: Have you seen this thing?
Wisconsin roundup: No charges yet in Saudi student's death; top Senate Dem tells GOP to solve own road problems; 8 more state news stories
Property taxes drop slightly in proposed budget
Jury acquits man in River Falls stalking case
Fire hall addition breaks ground
crime and courts
Prep girls basketball: Baldwin-Woodville overwhelms Prescott early
Prep boys basketball: Spring Valley dominates Boyceville
Prep wrestling: Spring Valley/Elmwood earns dual victory
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
Prescott wrestling: Sanford wins lone championship for Cardinals at Invite
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Maxine Witt, 65
Vernon Anderson, 92
Lou Ann Davidson, 62
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
Real Estate Showcase
December 7, 2016
Landmark motel in River Falls finally goes away
Starting Dec. 5, those driving through the south side of River Falls likely noticed a change in the view. Workers began taking down the River...
December 7, 2016 - 4:10pm
December 5, 2016
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
MAIDEN ROCK -- The little river village of Maiden Rock drew visitors Saturday, Dec. 3 for its annual old-fashioned Country Christmas celebration....
December 5, 2016 - 3:06pm
November 10, 2016
Proposed wedding venue plans hit a wall
TOWN OF EL PASO -- A town of El Paso woman and her fiancé want to open a wedding venue on their 26-acre property, but town officials say a better business plan must be presented before they’d consider recommending its approval to the town board. Rita Strauss and Matt LaFond bought...
November 10, 2016 - 9:02pm
November 7, 2016
Dentistry building site intricacies examined
SPRING VALLEY -- Digging in the dirt was the talk of the Spring Valley Village Board meeting Wednesday, Oct. 26. Specifically, the soil at the site of the new Spring Valley Dentistry building. The new building will sit on the site of the former Spring Valley Health & Rehabilitation...
November 7, 2016 - 6:28pm
Opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership evident in dairy producer survey
CHIPPEWA FALLS -- Responses to a recent survey sent out by Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU) indicate dairy farmers throughout the state are against...
November 7, 2016 - 9:56am
November 4, 2016
Women's Weekend caters to relaxing, learning, creating
STOCKHOLM -- Not all men like to hunt, and not all women like beautiful things. But during the Stockholm Women’s Weekend Nov. 5-6, those who...
Life/arts and entertainment
November 4, 2016 - 10:00am
November 3, 2016
Bay City woman accused of stealing puppy
BAY CITY -- A Bay City woman accused of stealing a puppy from an Ellsworth property appeared in Pierce County Circuit Court last week on one...
News/crime and courts
November 3, 2016 - 9:26am
November 1, 2016
CenturyLink to acquire Level 3 for $25 Billion
LOS ANGELES — Telecommunications company CenturyLink Inc said it would buy Level 3 Communications Inc in a cash-and-stock deal with an equity value of about $24 billion to expand its fiber optic network and high-speed data services for business clients. The combination will...
November 1, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Obamacare about to begin its fourth signup season; Wausau teen gets 13 years for killing another teen; and 10 more state news stories
The fourth annual signup period begins Nov. 1 for Wisconsinites who want new health insurance as part of the Affordable Care Act. On Wednesday, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said almost 14 million Americans would most likely sign up -- reflecting what she...
October 20, 2016 - 9:35am
October 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Achievement tests: Not even half of state kids proficient in basics; Obama to Trump: "Stop whining" about election rigging; and 11 more state news stories
MADISON -- Less than half the students taking Wisconsin's latest statewide achievement test showed they were proficient in English, math and science. Almost 383,000 youngsters took the "Forward Exam" this past spring -- and 41 percent of the public and private voucher school students...
October 19, 2016 - 8:56am
October 14, 2016
Building a playground tastes great!
PRESCOTT -- As the school district settles into a routine after moving students into new learning spaces, the community has rallied to support...
October 14, 2016 - 10:19am
October 12, 2016
Dentist’s office site plan taking shape
SPRING VALLEY -- While the vice-presidential debate was going on, the Spring Valley Village Board trustees had their own debates Tuesday, Oct....
October 12, 2016 - 1:47pm
October 6, 2016
What is the fate of Huppert Water Utility?
ELLSWORTH -- Dar-Ray resident Mike Gutting held up a sediment-soaked, slimy water filter at the Ellsworth Water & Sewer Committee meeting...
October 6, 2016 - 4:08pm
October 4, 2016
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
SIDNEY, Neb. — Fishing and hunting equipment chain Cabela's Inc. said it agreed to be bought by Bass Pro Shops in a deal valued at $5.5 billion that will help the privately held company nearly double its store count in North America. The offer of $65.50 per share is a 19.2 percent...
October 4, 2016 - 7:00am
September 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Boy, 13, killed in western Wis. go-cart accident; barge blamed for Eau Claire sewage leak; 10 more state news stories
CANTON -- A 13-year-old boy was killed in a weekend accident after driving his go-cart onto a rural highway in Buffalo County. Sheriff's officials say the boy was struck by a pickup truck Saturday afternoon on county Highway B in the town of Canton. The pickup was driven by a 16-year-old...
September 20, 2016 - 2:30pm