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Herald, RiverTown earn multiple awards
Prescott police station will get new look
Wisconsin roundup: Survey ranks state 16th-best overall; GOP senator questions immunity provision in Harsdorf heroin legislation; 9 more state news stories
‘The law is silent, but we won’t be'; Local political group hosts virtual town hall meeting
Wisconsin roundup: Renewed push to stall Capitol's 'revolving door'; police union responds to trooper nametag issue; 8 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA boys basketball: Flom carries Panthers over Rails
WIAA individual wrestling: Three SVE seniors all place at state
WIAA individual wrestling: Sanford takes fourth at state
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
Spring Valley Cardinals
Stagehands bring 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' alive
Century and Sesquicentennial farmers wanted
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 3/6/17 Meeting Agenda
AD FOR BIDS: Spring Valley School District, WI - Ext. Concrete & Site Lighting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 4/4/17 Spring Election Notice
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/8/17 Traffic Safety Commission Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 3/6/17 Town Board Meeting
Shirley Holerud, 83
Geraldine M. Seymour, 79
Dorothy E. Cudd, 89
Cody James Martin-Skulski, 25
Terrance E."Terry" Shafer, 62
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
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