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St. Croix Crossing rises
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: One killed, two injured in plane crash near Owen
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Minneapolis man stabbed in Winona bar fight
18 arrested at cockfight near Glenwood City
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Propane pricing bears little resemblence to the gas pumps
crime and courts
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Bucks' comeback falls short as Spurs win
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW men's hoops back in the top five
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Hawks dispose of Wolves, now have won 16 straight
Wrestling: Panthers fourth at Swalla Duals
Prep wrestling teams compete in weekend tourneys, SVE wins Shell Lake Duals Challenge,
A long time coming
Eyewitness to the civil rights movement to speak
Affordable Care Act informational session Monday night in Ellsworth
Red Cross Blood Drive a success this January
Comedy’s key to murder mystery
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 2/2/15 Board Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF BAY CITY: 1/27/15 Public Hearing - Amend Zoning
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 2/2/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 2/4/15 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/2/15 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
Leslie Robert Long, 86
LeRoy W. Burgeson, 84
Karen L. Murray Broadhead
Beverly A. Sergo, 77
Margaret Raphael, 97
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January 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Bitter cold arctic airs enters state tonight
Officials are warning Wisconsinites to be ready for bitter cold temperatures in the forecast. The National Weather Service in Sullivan says an arctic blast of cold air will drop the mercury below zero, with wind chills ranging from minus-35 to minus-50 degrees between Sunday and Tuesday. State...
January 4, 2014 - 10:23am
January 3, 2014
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Rhinelander bar owner charged with obstructing police, stemming from a Bret Michaels concert
The owner of a bar-and-music hall in Rhinelander is charged with obstructing police, in a dispute stemming from a Bret Michaels concert last...
news / crime and courts
January 3, 2014 - 9:22am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Body pulled from burned out Minneapolis apartment building
Fire officials say a body has been found in the rubble of a Minneapolis apartment building that burned down after an explosion Wednesday morning....
news / accidents
January 3, 2014 - 9:01am
January 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Rhinelander man dies in bar fight
RHINELANDER - Authorities in Rhinelander continue to investigate a New Year's Eve bar fight that killed a man and injured another. Relatives identified the fatal victim as 48-year-old Jim Tanner of Rhinelander. An autopsy was scheduled for today. Police have been interviewing...
January 2, 2014 - 4:40pm
More details emerge from truck/trailer fire in Prescott
Further investigation into the truck and trailer fire in Prescott on December 23 showed the truck was stolen from Polk County.
news / accidents
January 2, 2014 - 12:15pm
Knoll says goodbye to sheriff's unit after 44 years
Mike Knoll admits he’s a rarity in today’s society. It’s not the 40 years he spent working full-time which ended Dec. 31. It’s the fact those 40 years were spent in one location--the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. “Not a lot of people are able to do this for...
news / crime and courts
January 2, 2014 - 10:10am
January 1, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Investigators make their way to North Dakota train derailment, fire
CASSELTON, N.D. -- Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board expect to be in Casselton, North Dakota up to a week, after Monday afternoon's oil train derailment and explosion that prompted the evacuation of almost two-thousand residents. The NTSB's Robert...
January 1, 2014 - 8:00am
December 30, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: House explosion in Milwaukee damages neighborhood
MILWAUKEE - Authorities in Milwaukee are investigating a house explosion from early yesterday on the city's northwest side. The blast and a resulting fire destroyed the home and caused significant damage to two neighboring houses. Officials said there were no serious injuries,...
December 30, 2013 - 9:05am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Bitter cold awaits Minnesotans today
Bundle up if you have any reason to be headed outside today. Most of Minnesota is under a wind child advisory from the National Weather Service until noon. With the bitter cold, the wind will make it feel like it's as frigid as 25 to 34 degrees below zero at times this morning....
December 30, 2013 - 8:46am
December 27, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Elderly woman dies in Antigo fire
ANTIGO - An elderly woman has died in a house fire in Antigo. Units were called just before two yesterday afternoon, and it took over four hours to get the blaze under control. Antigo Fire Chief Jon Petroskey said the house had a "balloon-style" construction, and the flames...
December 27, 2013 - 8:04am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target data breach may lead to scams
MINNEAPOLIS - The huge data breach at Target Stores may be leading to a new wave of trouble for consumers. The Better Business Bureau says scammers may already be using this case as an opportunity to send out emails that contain a virus. Dan Hendrickson says people should not...
December 27, 2013 - 7:53am
December 26, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target hackers may have been discovered
MINNEAPOLIS - Security blogger Brian Krebs first broke the news of the security breach that hit Target just after Thanksgiving and now says he may have tracked down a criminal benefitting from the breach. On his website, Krebs identifies a Ukrainian man as the culprit behind selling...
December 26, 2013 - 9:28am
December 25, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Snow greets Christmas travelers in southern Minnesota
Two to four inches of snow has fallen across the southern portion of Minnesota, and the National Weather Service in Chanhassen is warning of slippery roads and sidewalks -- and recommending drivers take their time and leave a little early. Up to an inch more is possible this...
December 25, 2013 - 7:40am
December 24, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Power outage affects thousands in southern Wisconsin
MONROE - It's not a good morning to be without heat. But thousands of people had that problem in southern Wisconsin, as temperatures dropped to around 10-below. Green County sheriff's deputies said there was trouble with a high transmission line owned by the American Transmission...
December 24, 2013 - 10:30am
Truck, trailer destroyed in explosion, fire
An explosion and fire in Prescott Monday evening destroyed a pickup truck and trailer and left authorities looking for the cause. Pierce County Sheriff’s Department dispatch paged out Prescott fire and ambulance personnel to a call at 6:18 p.m. for a "truck and trailer that blew...
news / crime and courts
December 24, 2013 - 9:56am