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Beldenville man injured in ATV crash
Ellsworth barn goes up in flames
crime and courts
Bay City walk-off victory is setback for Elmwood playoff hopes
Big inning leads to Prescott loss in Miesville
LEGION: Plum City has collection of area players
LEGION: Schedule conflicts hurt Rivermen early
FUGINA: Could Wolves soften memories of losing?
Pole plant veteran retires as manager
In retirement, Shoemaker to still be caregiver--for bears
Raye performs Conroy’s music
Polka Fest dances through 40 years; popular festival may disband
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF SALEM: 7/14/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF EL PASO: 7/13/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 7/9/15 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 7/14/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 7/14/15 Town Board Meeting
Dennis Fritz, 88
Travis R. Anderson, 38
Sherry Robbins, 60
Bertil Weberg, 78
Richard Eugene (Chico) Leraaen, 78
Sheila Harsdorf column: Transportation fund facing critical crossroads
Kathleen Vinehout column: Transportation spending: It’s time for a comprehensive audit
Kathleen Vinehout column: State Health Marketplace needed to protect Wisconsinites
Kathleen Vinehout column: Four (not to easy) ways to balance the transportation budget
Kind Column: The American Way
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June 26, 2013
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Plea hearing today for Iraq veteran accused of killing his police officer wife
A judge will consider a plea deal today for an Iraq War veteran accused of killing his wife while she was on duty as a Wauwatosa police officer last Christmas Eve. 30-year-old Ben Sebena is due in Milwaukee County Circuit Court this afternoon. He pleaded innocent by insanity, but...
news / crime and courts
June 26, 2013 - 9:33am
June 24, 2013
Packes to begin new security policy on Family Night
The Green Bay Packers will begin their new Lambeau Field security policy on the August third Family Night. And you might not have to leave your...
June 24, 2013 - 8:48am
June 21, 2013
Meixner named Jail Sergeant
Phil Meixner was named earlier this year as a Sergeant in the Jail/Dispatch of the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.
news / crime and courts
June 21, 2013 - 9:47am
June 19, 2013
Former Ellsworth police chief passes away
Former Ellsworth Police Chief Ron Miller passed away in the early morning hours Tuesday at Pepin Manor.
news / crime and courts
June 19, 2013 - 4:16pm
Editorial: Protect computer, mobile devices
Technology has improved the ways people communicate and get information, but it’s also opened new possibilities for those who would take advantage...
opinion / editorials
June 19, 2013 - 2:06pm
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