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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Dispute leads to fatal stabbing in Wausau
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Plans for iron ore mine in Iron County put on hold
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker's speech generates negative reaction
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State has bigger budget surplus than forecast
Walker says Act 10 fallout steeled him for global threats; Congress may fast-track carp control efforts; eight more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
PHS's Stuhl wins state wrestling title, SVE's Hurlburt, Hofacker take second
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild down Avalache 3-1
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Kvapil's race car found after it was stolen in Georgia
County wrestlers place at state tourney
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: U women's hockey team wins playoff game
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
Valentine celebration held at care center
UWRF Africa Night Feb. 27
Journey House chili and concert this Friday
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Ad For Bids - Guardrails
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 3/2/15 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COUNCIL: 2/26/15 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 3/2/15 Town Board Meeting
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/2/15 School Board Meeting Agenda
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Joyce I. Christensen, 82
Badri Nahvi Johnson, PhD
Bonnie Irwin, 70
Joyce J. Herbison, 87
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February 27, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Inver Grove Heights teen accused of trying to join ISIS pleads guilty
MINNEAPOLIS - A Somali-American teen from Inver Grove Heights is facing prison time after authorities say he tried to join a terrorist group in Syria. Abdullahi Yusuf pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday in Minneapolis to conspiracy to provide material and support to a designated...
February 27, 2015 - 8:27am
February 26, 2015
Army Corps of Engineers measuring ice on Lake Pepin again, finds more thickness
CAMP LACUPOLIS, Minn. -- Officials are trying to determine how soon the spring shipping season can begin on the Upper Mississippi, and yesterday...
news / region
February 26, 2015 - 8:22am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fire evacuates Rochester library
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The Rochester Public Library was evacuated as a precaution last night after a fire broke out in the Bookmobile while it was parked in the garage. The Rochester Fire Department says the fire was confined to the underside of the vehicle near the generator and...
February 26, 2015 - 8:14am
NR man takes home new sled as Freedom Value promotion concludes
A New Richmond man learned recently he was the lucky winner of a Polaris snowmobile that had been the focus of a Freedom Value Center promotion since mid-December. Mark Christianson, who had just celebrated his 53rd birthday a day earlier, was pleasantly surprised to learn his...
February 26, 2015 - 7:57am
February 25, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: CN train derails near Cotton
COTTON, Minn. - No one was injured after a Canadian National Railway train derailed early this morning southeast of Cotton in St. Louis County. 13 of the train's 107 cars derailed, 30 were empty. Officials say nine cars contained potentially hazardous or dangerous materials,...
February 25, 2015 - 7:20pm
February 24, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Right-to-Work Bill debated in Senate committee, prostests held
MADISON - An estimated two-thousand union supporters showed up at the State Capitol today for a rally against making Wisconsin a right-to-work...
February 24, 2015 - 4:01pm
Prescott Chamber to hold euchre tourney
The Prescott Chamber of Commerce will hold a euchre tournament and meat raffle at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 12, at The Ridgetop.
news / business
February 24, 2015 - 10:59am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: 'Right to Work' not likely to draw legal fire like Act 10
MILWAUKEE -- Unlike the Act 10 limits on public union bargaining, Wisconsin's right-to-work bill for private companies may not attract as many lawsuits if it's passed. More than a half-dozen suits challenged the legality of Act 10 before the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled it to...
February 24, 2015 - 10:37am
February 23, 2015
Ellsworth Chamber gives business, community leader awards
The Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce has announced two businesses have been named 2015 Businesses of the Year.
news / business
February 23, 2015 - 9:03am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State's milk production up by 3.4 percent
Wisconsin milk production is off to a great start in 2015. The USDA said the state's output rose by 3.4 percent in January, compared to the previous year. That's a larger increase than the national jump of two-point-one percent. The Badger State also had a huge gain over top-milk-producer...
February 23, 2015 - 7:00am
February 20, 2015
Shipping season on Mississippi River could start earlier than usual
LAKE CITY - There are early indications that shipping boats will start going up the Mississippi River earlier than usual along the western Wisconsin...
news / region
February 20, 2015 - 8:02pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Republicans plan to fast track Right-To-Work through legislature, Walker announces his support
MADISON - The Wisconsin State Senate's Majority Leader announced a two-week timeline today to pass the proposed right-to-work legislation. Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) surprised observers this morning, when he told a Milwaukee radio station he has the 17 votes he needs to pass...
February 20, 2015 - 7:57pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Father of carbon monoxide poisoning victim sues HVAC company
SPRINGFIELD, Minn. -- The father of a Springfield man who died of carbon monoxide poisoning has filed a wrongful death civil lawsuit against a heating, ventilation and air conditioning company. The bodies of 30-year-old Nathan Potter and 23-year-old Adam Jensen were found in...
February 20, 2015 - 6:58pm
February 19, 2015
Vineyard’s future in doubt after permit pulled
The future of Valley Vineyard took a serious hit on Feb. 4 when the Pierce County Land Management Committee voted 3-2 to revoke the conditional use permit (CUP) granted to owners Rudy and Cathy Jungwirth.
news / business
February 19, 2015 - 9:30am