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Area jobless rates remain low
New state work mandate causing 15,000 to lose food stamps; gun deer season ends with likely third fatality; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
Rep. Kind: International coalition needed to defeat ISIS; Thanksgiving Day crashes claim two lives; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
Help stamp out kids' hunger in Ellsworth
Two GOP lawmakers propose term limits; hunter killed by stray bullet; Arcadia mayor recalled; more Wisconsin news stories
crime and courts
Girls Basketball: Panthers fall to Osceola after tough second half
Boys Basketball: Cardinals set goals to be more competitive
Sports Scoreboard from Tuesday, Nov. 24
Boys Basketball: Prescott seeks another state tournament run
Boys Basketball: Prescott’s Hamilton draws Division 1 attention
Holiday concert by Lake Wobegon® Brass Band at UWRF
Red Kettle Campaign needs public's help to reach goal
New pastor values outreach to community over building
Shop with a Cop brings holiday cheer
Zion opens collection site for ‘Operation Christmas Child’
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/8/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF: 12/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/7/15 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF SALEM: 12/8/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 12/7/15 Town Board Meeting
Margaret Rachel "Arnine" Gavin, 93
Gerald "Jerry" Knippenberg, 89
Joe Menter, 78
Thomas Murphy, 84
Marjorie Ann Hildebrandt, 86
Kathleen Vinehout column: Enjoying Thanksgiving on the farm
Ron Kind column: Fighting to improve rail safety
Kathleen Vinehout column: Wisconsin report card provides info on progress, problems
Sheila Harsdorf column: Legislature continues focus on reform, workforce development
Warren Petryk column: Petryk legislation passes the Assembly with bipartisan support
June 18, 2013
St. Paul market raided for bad drugs
ST. PAUL - A St. Paul market was raided after several people became ill after using drugs purchased there, and Ramsey County Sheriff's officials say one of the overdoses was fatal. The investigation began after the sheriff's department received a tip that two people were selling...
News / health
June 18, 2013 - 10:48am
June 17, 2013
Crime and Court Roundup: Trial begins today for 14-year-old charged with homicide
Attorneys are scheduled to make their opening arguments this morning in the Sheboygan County trial of Nathan Paape. He's the 14-year-old boy charged in the brutal killing of his friend's great-grandmother in Sheboygan Falls last September. A jury was selected on Friday. The trial...
June 17, 2013 - 9:23am
June 16, 2013
Minnesota News Roundup: Carjacking fugitive identified and charged
Police say a 39-year-old fugitive went on a crime spree that lasted two days. Brandon Stark is accused of three carjackings, two kidnappings and crashing one of the stolen vehicles. Authorities say the spree begun in St. Paul on Wednesday, when Stark allegedly stole a vehicle from...
June 16, 2013 - 9:58am
June 15, 2013
Minnesota State News Briefs: Carjacking fugitive arrested
MINNEAPOLIS -- A fugitive wanted by the Minnesota Department of Corrections in connection with several violent carjackings and kidnapping is behind bars. The suspect was arrested Thursday night after leading Minneapolis police on a car chase that ended in St. Paul. Officials say...
June 15, 2013 - 8:57am
Olson named Courthouse Security Officer
Within the Pierce County Courthouse one of the biggest challenges for years has been courthouse safety. The Pierce County Board of Supervisors...
June 15, 2013 - 7:07am
June 14, 2013
Man faces 24 years in motel hostage standoff
STILLWATER, Minn. -- A man accused of holding a group of people hostage last year during a deadly night at Woodbury's Red Roof Inn will spend at least 24 years in prison under a plea agreement reached Thursday. Demetrius Santreell Ballinger, 26, pleaded guilty in Washington County...
June 14, 2013 - 10:16am
Minnesota News Roundup: Day care closed after girl found wandering on highway
SANDSTONE, Minn. -- Authorities ordered a Sandstone day care center closed Wednesday after a 2-year-old from the center was found wandering along Minnesota Highway 23 and sheriff's deputies saw possible signs that the day care provider was intoxicated. The incident began about 3:30...
June 14, 2013 - 10:12am
Crime and Court Roundup: Mosinee man likely to be charged with delivering heroin
A Mosinee man is due in court this afternoon for allegedly providing the heroin that a driver had in his system when he was killed in a traffic crash. 22-year-old Kyle Kennedy has been arrested on possible charges of delivering heroin, obstructing an officer, and bail jumping. Authorities...
June 14, 2013 - 9:47am
June 13, 2013
Prescott man sentenced for false statement to bank
MADISON --John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that James Wazlawik, 48, Prescott, Wisconsin, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman to one day in jail, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for...
June 13, 2013 - 10:39am
Minnesota News Roundup: Moorhead infant's death under investigation
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- The father of a 5-month-old girl who died Tuesday night after being left in a van was taking care of five other children under...
June 13, 2013 - 10:03am
Crime and Court Roundup: Oak Creek Police Lt. Brian Murphy to retire
Oak Creek Police will hold a retirement ceremony tomorrow for Lieutenant Brian Murphy - who was shot over a dozen times while trying to stop Sikh Temple gunman Wade Michael Page last August. Murphy retired yesterday. Police Chief John Edwards says his department holds ceremonies for...
June 13, 2013 - 9:48am
June 12, 2013
Traynor turns in the keys after 32 years
Over a recent week, Wisconsin State Trooper Bill Traynor conducted what he termed with a grin--his "goodbye tour," stopping at area police departments...
June 12, 2013 - 10:15am
Minnesota News Roundup: Suicidal man arrested for setting home ablaze
ST. PAUL -- Investigators say a suicidal man in St. Paul torched his own home last (Tue) night, just before county mental health officials were...
June 12, 2013 - 9:47am
Crime and Court Roundup: Eight-year-old Fond du Lac boy unharmed after thief steals van with him in it
Police in Fond du Lac are looking for a man who stole a van with an eight-year-old boy in the backseat. The child was dropped off unharmed about a mile south of where the vehicle was stolen. As of late yesterday, police were still looking for both the thief and the vehicle. Holly...
June 12, 2013 - 9:32am
June 11, 2013
BRF police looking for roomate of dead woman
BLACK RIVER FALLS - Authorities are searching for the roommate of a woman found dead over the weekend. Black River Falls Police say 34-year-old Angela Nelson was found dead at her residence on Sunday night. After an investigation, police have ruled the death a homicide. Authorities...
June 11, 2013 - 3:22pm