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UPDATE: Iowa woman dies of injuries suffered in Hwy. 63 head-on
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Traffic blocked in protest on interstate highway in Milwaukee
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal judge tosses out wolf hunting season
State report on Durand illnesses released
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites sickened from eating pre-packaged caramel apples
crime and courts
Prescott hoops teams split doubleheader, No. 9 boys team tops No. 2 G-E-T
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild rally for tie but lose in OT
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bulaga now clearned to play for Packers vs. Bucs'
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Gopher men's basketball team romps over Seattle
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW-Whitewater wins another Division III title
Lobergs win Ugly Sweater contest
Animal sleepover at Prescott Library
Holiday recital Friday in Prescott at UCC
It's a good fit, says pastor
Rommel recognized for 25 years of service to Shrine
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/30/14 Budget & Finance Comm. Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
Gregg E. Martin, 64
Neil C. Jones, 74
Dorothy Lenore Ottman, 90
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Logan Jacob Hinrichs, 14
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crime and courts
December 10, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: EPA leader 'perplexed' by Walker opposition to proposed CO2 reductions; alleged drunk driver blames 'beer-batter' fish
MILWAUKEE -- The Environmental Protection Agency's Midwest regional administrator says she's "perplexed" by Wisconsin's strong opposition to the federal plan for addressing climate change. Susan Hedman talked to business leaders in Milwaukee Tuesday, about the agency's plan to...
December 10, 2014 - 9:32am
December 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: CP wants state to repay it half-million dollars
MADISON - A lawyer for the Canadian Pacific Railroad says the state should pay the firm a half-million dollars -- because it was being a good corporate citizen by helping seek a state grant that was approved but later given back. Brian Baird told the State Claims Board today...
December 9, 2014 - 3:11pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Three Beloit teens escape car before it plunges into river
BELOIT - Officials near Beloit said three teens escaped from a car before it busted through the ice on the Rock River, and sank in. A Beloit town fire official said a 16-year-old girl and two 17-year-old boys drove to a boat-landing last night at Armstrong Eddy Park. The driver...
December 9, 2014 - 10:26am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Minneapolis firefighters battle three blazes in one afternoon
MINNEAPOLIS - Monday afternoon was a busy one for Minneapolis firefighters. Just before 3:00 p.m. they were called to a highrise building on Grant Street, where heavy black smoke was pouring from an apartment on the fifth floor of the building in the Loring Park neighborhood....
December 9, 2014 - 9:44am
December 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing three-year old found in Greenfield
GREENFIELD - A missing three-year-old suburban Milwaukee girl was found safe yesterday with her non-custodial mother. Greenfield Police said the youngster disappeared on Thursday, and was reported missing on Saturday. Officers said they were acting on tips when they found the...
December 8, 2014 - 9:34am
MINNNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Minneapolis police searching for man who abducted girl
MINNEAPOLIS -- Authorities are still searching for the man believed to have abducted a seven-year-old girl in north Minneapolis. Police say the unidentified girl was playing outside with a friend when a stranger approached and asked her to help find a lost puppy. The girl went...
December 8, 2014 - 9:19am
December 6, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State and federal investigations start on death of student in Fountain City bar
FOUNTAIN CITY - Federal and state authorities are running concurrent investigations into the death of a college gymnast who died in a western Wisconsin restaurant. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is working the death of 21-year-old Brooke Baures . So is the...
December 6, 2014 - 8:28am
December 5, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Western UW campuses planning on joint engineering program
Three UW campuses in far western Wisconsin want to create a joint engineering program designed to meet the area's needs. But other UW campuses with similar programs are trying to stop Eau Claire, Stout, and River Falls from going ahead with their project. UW-Madison Chancellor...
December 5, 2014 - 4:22pm
December 3, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Panetti's execution halted by appeals court
AUSTIN, Tex. - Texas officials say they will not seek a last-minute court approval to execute Hayward native Scott Panetti at six this evening as scheduled. A federal appeals court in New Orleans called off the execution late this morning, saying it needs more time to consider complex...
December 3, 2014 - 2:51pm
December 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Chetek woman found dead in Fountain City restaurant
FOUNTAIN CITY - Authorities in western Wisconsin are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a food elevator at a restaurant in Fountain City. An employee found dead in a food elevator at a western Wisconsin restaurant is identified as 21-year-old Brooke...
December 2, 2014 - 4:26pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Texas parole board denies Panetti's appeal
HUNTSVILLE, Tex. - Hayward native Scott Panetti has lost another bid to avoid being executed tomorrow night for the murders of his ex-wife's parents in Texas. The state's Board of Pardons and Paroles voted unanimously yesterday to deny Panetti's appeal to have his death sentence...
December 2, 2014 - 10:23am
November 28, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Deer hunt still safe a one heading into final weekend
Wisconsin's deer hunt continues to be a relatively safe one. The state DNR said today that no shooting-related deaths occurred in the first five days of the nine-day gun season. But two hunters were wounded during that stretch -- one each in La Crosse and Portage counties. ...
November 28, 2014 - 4:19pm
November 25, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Large number of near-misses at state airports
Flying may be the safest form of travel, but that doesn't mean there are no near misses. Gannett Wisconsin Media says pilots have had 272 close calls at a dozen airports in the Badger State since October of 2011. They can be as simple as a plane's nose going over a stop line...
November 25, 2014 - 4:39pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Sit-in held at Minneapolis high school to protest grand jury decision
MINNEAPOLIS -- The grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown has sparked protests across the state of Minnesota. Students at South High School in Minneapolis held a sit-in this morning they say "to gain...
November 25, 2014 - 4:14pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Weather related accidents accross state
Yesterday's snowstorm was blamed for the death of a pick-up truck driver who collided with a passing freight train in western Wisconsin. Buffalo County authorities said 32-year-old Christopher Squires of Fountain City slid through an intersection, and his pick-up got stuck after...
November 25, 2014 - 10:08am