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ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/4/15 School Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 5/4/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 5/5/15 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 5/4/15 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 5/6/15 Meeting Agenda
Michael J. Hannegraf, Jr., 63
Melvin R. McMurray, 75
Lucille Stella Erickson, 92
Jo Ann Moen Page, 89
Douglas Davis, 61
Warren Petryk column: Non-Fiscal Policy Items Removed from the Budget
Kathleen Vinehout column: Let’s Debunk a Few Budget Myths
Kathleen Vinehout column: People Speak Out About Consequences of Budget Decisions
Warren Petryk column: Listening Sessions Completed in the 93rd Assembly District
Harsdorf Legislation Focuses on Reform, Modernization
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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 took a step in solving the hurdle with the creation of a Courthouse Safety Officer for the first time in its 2013 budget. "I thought this...
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 and a few businesses to say thank you for their support and bid farewell. "I feel good," said Traynor, 53. "I could continue to do...
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