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MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Avian Flu confirmed in Pope County turkey flock
Regents formally request lawmakers reduce $300 million cut; Assembly winding up all-night debate; 10 more Wisconsin stories
Notification of unusual event at Prairie Island terminated
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate drops to five percent
Ellsworth HS grad charged with attempted murder after savage beating
crime and courts
Prescott, EPC play in regional semifinals tonight
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers claim Big Ten title outright after beating Gophers 76-63
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild rally to beat Capitals 2-1
Wild Side: Big birds back from verge of extinction
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badger-Gopher showdown on the hardwood tonight in Minneapolis
A hunter’s dream: Local fifth-grader bags huge bear
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
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Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
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May 30, 2013
State Crime and Court Roundup: Two weeks on the run for Merrill drug suspect
MERRILL - It's been almost two-and-a-half weeks since a drug convict ran away from his parole officer in Merrill. Authorities continue to look...
May 30, 2013 - 9:19am
May 28, 2013
Two juveniles caught in city-wide thefts throughout Prescott
Prescott Police have apprehended two juveniles responsible for a series of thefts from motor vehicles and criminal damage to property incidents...
May 28, 2013 - 9:59am
May 27, 2013
Hershberger found guilty on only one count in raw milk trial
BARABOO - When Wisconsin dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger is sentenced he could get up to a year in prison on his conviction of violating a holding order placed on products at his farm. Hershberger was found not guilty on three other charges involving allegations he sold raw milk without...
news / food
May 27, 2013 - 8:24am
Western Wisconsin News Briefs: La Crosse County judge sends Stanley back to mental health facility
LA CROSSE -- He didn't tell the court he had been experiencing violent thoughts, so 57-year old Bryan Stanley has been ordered to return to a Wisconsin mental health facility. Stanley was convicted of killing three people at a church in 1985. A La Crosse County judge ruled Stanley...
May 27, 2013 - 8:21am
May 25, 2013
Prescott Police announce 'significant' drug seizure
Prescott Police seized one-and-one-half pounds of marijuana Thursday, May 23, Chief of Police Mike R. Bondarenko announced. The marijuana was packaged in two large and one small plastic bags. It was seized as part of an ongoing investigation into drug activity by city police. It...
May 25, 2013 - 7:02am
May 24, 2013
21-year-old found dead in Hudson motel; drugs suspected
The death of a 21-year-old woman at the Super 8 in Hudson over the weekend appears to be drug and/or alcohol-related according to the Hudson Police Department. Alysa Jenea Ivy, of Hudson was found dead in a room at the motel around 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, by a 21-year-old male...
May 24, 2013 - 10:27am
Crime and Court Roundup: Stanley ordered to stay at a mental institution
A man who killed three people at a church near La Crosse 28 years ago will stay in a mental institution. A state appeals court ruled yesterday...
May 24, 2013 - 9:43am
May 23, 2013
Former Prescott police officers honored
The Prescott Police Department bid farewell to two longtime patrol officers during the City Council meeting on May 13. Mayor Mark Huber and Chief...
May 23, 2013 - 10:09am
Minnesota News Roundup: Search resumes for missing fourth grader
ST. PAUL -- A 4th grade field trip turned deadly yesterday (Wed) afternoon at Lilydale Park in St. Paul, and the search for a missing student...
May 23, 2013 - 9:51am
Day care provider charged in infant's death
FARMINGTON, Minn. -- A 45-year-old Farmington woman has been charged with manslaughter after an infant in her care died last summer. Rebecca Lynn Graupmann was charged with two counts of manslaughter in the second degree, one count of endangerment of a child, one count of neglect...
May 23, 2013 - 9:20am
May 22, 2013
HC man charged with first-degree meth charge in Red Wing
A Hager City man faces a first-degree drug charge after being found at the West Seventh Street Kwik Trip with nearly 20 grams of alleged methamphetamine. Taner John Sward, 21, was formally charged in a court complaint filed in Goodhue County District Court Friday.
May 22, 2013 - 1:12pm
Crime and Court Roundup: Bond failure reduced for man accused of cashing relative's Social Security checks
One of three central Wisconsin residents accused of cashing a relative's Social Security checks since the 1980's failed to get his bond reduced yesterday. A Portage County judge rejected a request by 72-year-old Ronald Disher of Almond to reduce his one-thousand-dollar bond so he...
May 22, 2013 - 12:15pm
May 20, 2013
State Crime and Court Roundup: Another elderly woman victim of a scam
TOMAHAWK - An elderly Tomahawk woman lost a-thousand-dollars in a contest scam - but she could have lost over eight-thousand if her daughter hadn't come to the rescue. Lincoln County authorities said the victim got a phone call, claiming she won the Publisher's Clearinghouse Sweepstakes...
May 20, 2013 - 9:19am
May 17, 2013
State Crime and Courts Roundup: Court Commissioner to spend five days in jail
A Milwaukee County court commissioner will spend five days in jail and at least a year on probation for filing false state income tax returns. 49-year-old Geneva McKinley pleaded no contest yesterday to two reduced misdemeanor charges of knowingly submitting false tax documents. She...
May 17, 2013 - 10:33am
Prescott Law Explorer Post competes in state tournament
PRESCOTT -- Members of the Prescott Police Department Law Enforcement Explorer Post No. 3627 fared well in competition at the 38th annual Minnesota Law Enforcement Explorer Association State Conference in Rochester April 25-28, Chief of Police Mike R. Bondarenko announced. Explorers...
May 17, 2013 - 9:07am