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Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
Problem properties may face fines if they don’t shape up
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Former caregiver, 55, sentenced to prison
Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries
crime and courts
Football: Panthers start season with big win at Spooner
Football: Mistakes are minimized in Spring Valley win vs. SCF
Football: Early touchdown doesn’t hurt Wolves in 42-7 victory
Football: Prescott works through some roster turnover
Football: Spring Valley works to replace talented seniors
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
WATCH: Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Norma Jean Eichman, 66
Mary Lou 'Doatsie' Catura, 72
Ruthann Hovde, 84
Lyle A. McGee Jr., 72
Kenneth A. Anderson, 59
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Kathleen Vinehout column: Have an opinion about your internet connection? Let your voice be heard!
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October 8, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Assembly committee endorses 70 mph speed limit
MADISON - The state Assembly's Transportation Committee has endorsed a bill that would increase the speed limit on Wisconsin freeways to 70 miles an hour. The measure passed by a vote on nine to six. Neenah Republican Dean Kaufert voted in favor of the bill, saying it makes sense...
October 8, 2013 - 5:52pm
October 2, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Day 2 of government shutdown starting to impact state
It's Day-Two of the federal government's partial shutdown, with no end in sight as the two parties stand their ground. For Wisconsin, it has...
October 2, 2013 - 8:13am
October 1, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Rep. Ribble criticizes GOP strategy
WASHINGTON D.C. - A House Republican from northeast Wisconsin calls the federal government shutdown embarrassing and harmful. Reid Ribble of Sherwood said a shutdown is not the correct strategy to hold up Obamacare. In his words, "Two wrongs don't make a right." Still, Ribble...
October 1, 2013 - 3:11pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: State's corn harvest moving forward
Wisconsin's corn harvest is moving forward. Officials say three-percent of the state's corn-for-grain has been harvested, along with 54-percent...
October 1, 2013 - 8:28am
September 20, 2013
Martha Stewart comes to Hudson
A visit by Martha Stewart to downtown Hudson on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 11, caused quite a stir among the employees and owners of downtown...
Life/arts and entertainment
September 20, 2013 - 9:58am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Charges upgraded in Willmar murder
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Charges have been upgraded for two of the three defendants in the murder of Lila Warwick of Willmar. 19-year-old Brok Junkermeier is accused of strangling the 79-year-old to death in her Willmar home during an attempted robbery in July. Lila's grandson, 17-year-old...
News/crime and courts
September 20, 2013 - 9:18am
September 19, 2013
Hopes dim for Spring Valley nursing home
The future of the former local nursing home was discussed by the Spring Valley Village Board earlier this month.
September 19, 2013 - 9:57am
September 18, 2013
Spring Valley Dam Days this weekend
The Syverson Pool will be a focal point for this weekend’s Spring Valley Dam Days celebration.
Life/arts and entertainment
September 18, 2013 - 10:39am
New Era abandons plan for Goodhue County wind farm
New Era Wind will no longer pursue a turbine wind farm in Goodhue County.
September 18, 2013 - 9:13am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Supreme Court denies Amy Senser's appeal petition
The Minnesota Supreme Court will not take up the appeal of Amy Senser's criminal vehicular homicide conviction in the death of a man on an I-94 off ramp in Minneapolis two years ago.
News/crime and courts
September 18, 2013 - 9:07am
Should Internet sales be taxed?
John Nygren sees it as “a matter of fairness.” Why, asks the Republican state lawmaker from Marinette, must brick-and-mortar retailers collect sales taxes from customers while some of their Internet competitors do not? Nygren supports the federal Marketplace Fairness Act, which...
September 18, 2013 - 8:50am
September 15, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New London couple charged with animal cruelty
NEW LONDON - A Waupaca County couple has been charged with animal cruelty after two dogs were found dead on their property. Authorities say dogs were discovered at an abandoned house and were decayed to the point of “mummification”. A criminal complaint also shows the interior...
September 15, 2013 - 9:17am
September 12, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: First lady visits Watertown
WATERTOWN - First Lady Michelle Obama is leading a campaign for Americans to drink more water. Obama’s message included a stop in Watertown, Wisconsin today – along with actress Eva Longoria. In a Facebook post today, Governor Scott Walker says he welcomed the First Lady to...
September 12, 2013 - 5:10pm
September 6, 2013
Success: Sunken yacht raised on second attempt
The second tried proved to be the charm for the crew working to raise a sunken yacht in the St. Croix River at Hudson. A crane from the Stillwater...
September 6, 2013 - 3:26pm
Mechanical failure said to have caused yacht to sink at Hudson dock
A mechanical failure that allowed water to enter the 65-foot Find Time yacht is the reason it sank, Gordy Jarvis, the owner of the Hudson dock...
September 6, 2013 - 3:07pm