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Panel tosses out ethics complaint against Johnson; St. County County DA says ‘it’s good to move on’
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Teen crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid motorist on cellphone
Three way race to replace Dean Knudson for Assembly District 30
Looking good in the neighborhood: Nursing home needs cosmetic facelift
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Kyra Hayes, 16
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Real Estate Showcase
November 18, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Suspect shot by St. Paul police after chase
ST. PAUL -- A 21-year-old man is hospitalized after being shot by St. Paul Police early Sunday morning. Deshawn Nelson allegedly broke into a...
November 18, 2013 - 9:16am
November 17, 2013
City’s frac sand mine battle spurs recall efforts
GLENWOOD CITY -- In this small city in northwestern Wisconsin, the mayor and two council members are facing recall elections over their handling...
November 17, 2013 - 4:10pm
November 14, 2013
Gift Box program gets Pierce Pepin donation
The Pierce County Gift Box Program is the recipient of a $3,000 donation from Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services, through its Operation Round...
November 14, 2013 - 10:57am
November 13, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Evansville man charged with death of Fitchburg woman
EVANSVILLE - An Evansville man has been arrested and charged in the death of an 18-year-old Fitchburg woman. The Rock County Sheriff’s office says the victim and 29-year-old Nathan Middleton allegedly met up at his place, just outside of Evansville, for a night of sex and drugs....
November 13, 2013 - 7:00pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Kaler orders stepped-up patrols at U-of-M
President Eric Kaler is directing the University of Minnesota police department to step up foot and bicycle patrols after a rash of robberies...
News/crime and courts
November 13, 2013 - 9:04am
November 12, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Land use for ethanol spikes in Wisconsin
A report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows the amount of land used for corn production in the state has taken a significant jump. In 2013, just over four million acres of land was used to produce corn in the state… up 700,000 acres from 2006. Other states across...
November 12, 2013 - 5:45pm
November 11, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Funeral held for Mandy Matula Sunday
More than 1,000 people attended a funeral service yesterday (Sun) for Mandy Matula in Eden Prairie.
News/crime and courts
November 11, 2013 - 9:23am
November 9, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing teen found in Chicago
WAUKESHA - Investigators say a missing 15-year-old girl has been found safe in Chicago. The Waukesha County Sheriff’s office says Kathryn Stalbaum was found last night, after she approached a Chicago police officer. Stalbaum had been missing since Tuesday morning… authorities...
November 9, 2013 - 9:42am
November 8, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Walker says no target date for casino decision
MADISON - Amid expectations of an announcement by the end of the week, Governor Scott Walker says he will not have a target date on a decision for a proposed Kenosha casino. Governor Walker says his administration will spend the appropriate amount of time to make a good decision,...
November 8, 2013 - 4:17pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Sudden cold snap affects homeless in Fox Valley
A brief cold snap has Wisconsin homeless shelters bracing for more business. The demand for emergency housing remains relatively high, and the Emergency Shelter in Appleton is trying to get other shelters in the Fox Valley to work together. Jerome Martin says there are a half-dozen...
November 8, 2013 - 10:11am
November 7, 2013
Golf Club owner sends a bitter email
Expressions of disappointment by city officials over the closing of the Hudson Golf Club have drawn a scathing response from one of the owners of the golf course. Last Friday, Jon Hanson of Hanson Bros. Golf Holdings sent an email to Hudson City Council members. Hanson, who...
November 7, 2013 - 8:58am
November 6, 2013
63 Express owners add second location in Maiden Rock
MAIDEN ROCK—When Samantha Webb took over 63 Express in Hager City nine years ago, she wasn’t thinking about someday opening a second location. It...
November 6, 2013 - 11:47am
November 5, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Menominee Tribe makes last pitch for casino
The Menominee tribe has made a final appeal to Governor Scott Walker, saying approval of a proposed Kenosha casino would pull the tribe out of poverty. Tribal Chair Craig Corn says he is hopeful a creative solution can be found to produce a win-win. While he adds there has been...
November 5, 2013 - 4:32pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Appeals court says members of commission remain in contempt
MADISON - A state appeals court says the two members of the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission remain in contempt-of-court. That's because they've been scheduling about 400 re-certification votes for local government and public school unions, although a judge said he struck...
November 5, 2013 - 10:30am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Election Day in Minnesota, polls open
Voters in a number of Minnesota communities go to the polls today for municipal elections and/or school district referendums. Thirty-six municipalities have elections, including Duluth, Moorhead and most notably Minneapolis, where about three dozen candidates are vying for mayor....
November 5, 2013 - 10:13am