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Pierce Pepin sponsors local vets on next Freedom Honor Flight
River Falls couple, Prescott man injured in separate crashes
Federal Appeals Court questions Wisconsin abortion law; hearing set on 'blaze pink' proposal; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
UPDATE: Identity of victim in Wednesday's collision released
River Falls ticket holder wins $1 million Powerball prize; Police say they've stopped significant regional heroin dealer; Nine more Wisconsin news briefs
crime and courts
Osceola spoils Prescott homecoming with big win
Ellsworth football loses in overtime to Baldwin-Woodville
Cross-Country: Ellsworth’s Bell, E-PC’s Todd take first in Spring Valley
Sports scoreboard: Ellsworth girls golf advances to sectionals for first time since 2011
Success continues for Elmwood equestrian team
Maiden Rock Meander spotlights village’s artistic side on Oct. 17
Fall Fresh Art Tour features more sites than ever
Three-time Buck Hunter champ slays the competition
‘Best birthday’ ever
Snowmobile club to host euchre tourney
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY: 10/5/15 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 8/11/15 Meeting Minutes
SUMMONS: Brad Tonsfeldt v. Octavio Guzman/G. Sanchez; Case No. 15-SC-336
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 10/5/15 Town Board Meeting
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 10/5/15 Board Meeting Agenda
Lorena Traynor, 86
Noel Falkofske, 79
Thomas Bauer, 31
Kermit Lansing, 86
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit Bureau turns 50, receives national recognition and calls for its demise
Warren Petryk column: Fall session is in full swing
Ron Kind column: Improving rail safety
Warren Petryk column: Petryk/Harsdorf public safety legislation has Assembly hearing
Kathleen Vinehout column: Strong consumer protections rely on you and your neighbors
May 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Guardsmen suspended over Instagram photo
MADISON - Two members of the National Guard have been suspended following an investigation of a social media photo that has sparked outrage. In the Instagram photo, several Guardsman are shown posing around a drape casket with the caption “We put the FUN in funeral – your fearless...
May 24, 2014 - 9:00am
May 21, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Poll shows governor's race now tied
The Wisconsin governor's race has become a dead heat -- even though half of those polled still don't know what to think of Democrat Mary Burke. The latest Marquette University Law School poll released today shows that 46-percent of 805 registered voters back Walker, and another...
May 21, 2014 - 3:43pm
May 20, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Search continues at childhood home of girl missing for 25 years
MAPLE GROVE, Minn -- Amy Sue Pagnac's mother and police investigators say the missing girl could still be alive. Susan Pagnac says there is no evidence that her daughter is dead, and Maple Grove Police Captain Keith Terlinden has asked that the girl, now in her late 30's, get...
May 20, 2014 - 9:00am
May 19, 2014
Retraining helps Ingli launch new career
When the manufacturing plant where she worked shut down in 2011, Amber Ingli found herself in need of a job and at the threshold of what would...
News / education
May 19, 2014 - 9:52am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Lawmakers being asked again for emergency funding to help fix potholes
Wisconsin lawmakers are being asked again for emergency funding to fix the larger number of potholes created during the rough winter.
News / government
May 19, 2014 - 9:32am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Home of girl missing since 1989 being searched
MAPLE GROVE -- The home of a Maple Grove girl who disappeared in 1989 at the age of 13 is being searched by local police, sheriff's deputies...
May 19, 2014 - 8:56am
May 18, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Sheriff's office employee shot in Portage County
PLOVER - Authorities in Portage County are investigating a fatal shooting of a sheriff’s office employee yesterday morning. Plover Police say they, along with the State Patrol and County Coroner’s Office, responded to reports of the shooting at around one o’clock yesterday...
May 18, 2014 - 10:24am
May 17, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP:Bonding bill clears State Senate, legislature adjourns early
ST. PAUL - An $846-million-dollar bonding bill easily cleared the Minnesota State Senate Friday following an early morning vote in the House. The legislation now goes to Governor Dayton who's expected to sign it. Lawmakers generally had good things to say about the bill, but...
May 17, 2014 - 1:10pm
May 16, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: March-like temperatures the last few days, not May
It got colder during the night in much of Wisconsin, causing folks to stoke up their furnaces for the first time in a while. The mercury fell...
News / region
May 16, 2014 - 9:51am
May 15, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Kohl's reported a 15 percent drop in profits for the last three months
Wisconsin-based Kohl's Department Stores reports a 15-percent drop in its profits for the three months ending May third. Kohl's said today that...
News / business
May 15, 2014 - 9:43am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: First step in Target data breach lawsuit
The massive court case surrounding the Target data breach got underway yesterday (Wed), with more than 100 lawyers from across the country filling...
News / crime and courts
May 15, 2014 - 9:25am
May 14, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Final push at Legislature to finish 2014 season
ST. PAUL -- With only a few days until the Minnesota Legislature's adjournment deadline next Monday, lawmakers are scrambling to wrap up a bonding...
News / government
May 14, 2014 - 8:59am
May 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Rain keeps Mississippi River levels up
LA CROSSE - Some flood warnings on the Mississippi River are lasting longer than first projected, thanks to the rain we've had this week. The river dropped below its flood stage in La Crosse this morning, and it dropped its banks at Winona. However, the Mississippi is still...
May 9, 2014 - 4:18pm
Westconsin candy bar sales donated to CAB
REIVER FALLS - Westconsin Credit Union held a candy bar fundraiser in recognition of its 75th Anniversary last month. Candy bars were sold at...
Life / arts and entertainment
May 9, 2014 - 11:10am
Pierce Pepin appliance decision denounced
Ellsworth Village Board Member Neil Gulbranson Monday night sharply criticized the recent decision by Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services to cease...
News / government
May 9, 2014 - 9:58am