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Minnesota man faces multiple child assault charges
Pierce County to test notification system Tuesday
Rescuers pull man from river
Motorcyclist killed in Hudson accident
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Opening Day for the Wisconsin State Fair
crime and courts
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Brewers off today, at St. Louis tomorrow night
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Kansas City scores three in the sixth to defeat Twins
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers blank Rays 5-0
WBA playoff pairings released
Wild Side: What's Bugging You!
More to see, do at beer garden
Letter from Sen. Vinehout: County Fairs - Competition, Critters and Community
Benefit for Ty Fisher August 9
Presbyterian Church marks 25 years of fair workers' dinners
National Night Out in Ellsworth Tuesday
arts and entertainment
Esther E. Lamon, 94
Esther E. Lamon, 94
Duane Hillstead, 73
Dr. Stanley E. Sobottka, 83
Joan M. Grizzle, 60
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 7/21/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 7/21/14 Town Board Meeting
PROBATE NOTICE: Dale B. Lund Estate; Case No. 14PR33
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/17/14 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/22/14 Board Meeting Agenda
Old Cowbelle: Heritage
Old Cowbelle: I am rich!
Old Cowbelle: The Future of Churches
Old Cow Belle: Old Lady Entertainment?
crime and courts
July 12, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Boating accident injuries Bayfield man
BAYFIELD - A boating accident leaves one man in the hospital. The Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office says 58-year-old Thomas Wincek was injured when he lost control of his boat on the Upper Eau Claire Lake on Thursday. The victim’s grandson was able to turn the boat off, but...
July 12, 2014 - 8:30am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fergus Falls man pleads not guilty in nephew's murder
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A Fergus Falls man has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the drug-related killing of his nephew. Sixty-five-year-old Michael Allen Burris is charged in the May 2012 shooting death of Scott Burris from Ottertail. His defense attorneys say...
July 12, 2014 - 8:21am
July 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: La Crosse family saves drivers from firery crash in Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ken. - A husband and wife from La Crosse were on their way home from vacation, when they stopped to save two drivers in a fiery traffic crash in Kentucky. Jeremy and Jovanna Randall are both police officers, so they knew exactly what to do. The Randall family -- including...
July 9, 2014 - 4:40pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: FEMA crews survey flood damage
FEMA crews and state officials are surveyed flood damage today in Sibley, Steele, Martin, Hennepin, Carver and Scott counties. The Hennepin County Board reported Tuesday that damages are estimated at nearly $15-million dollars. Emergency management officials in Carver County...
July 9, 2014 - 4:28pm
July 5, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Fourth of July weekend so far a safe one in Wisconsin
Wisconsinites gathered across the state last night to celebrate the 4th of July. So far, early reports show the several displays of fireworks over the skies of the Badger State went off without incident. In a statement , Governor Scott Walker says yesterday’s celebrations honored...
July 5, 2014 - 8:19am
July 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State cheese production up
Wisconsin cheese production has gone up for only the third time in eight months. According to new federal figures, the Badger State made almost 243-million pounds of cheese in May, up by seven-tenths of a percent from the same month a year ago. Wisconsin's increase was smaller...
July 4, 2014 - 8:33am
July 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: FCC to vote on proposal to put WiFi in Wisconsin schools and libraries
About 3,200 Wisconsin schools and libraries would get wireless Internet service over the next five years, under a proposal to be voted on this month. The board of the Federal Communications Commission plans to vote a week from Friday on a plan to spend two-billion dollars. It...
July 2, 2014 - 7:32pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target bans guns in premises
MINNEAPOLIS -- Target Corporation is asking customers to leave their guns at home -- even in places where the law allows concealed carry. A statement released by company officials acknowledges the issue is complicated, but says it boils down to a simple belief that "bringing...
July 2, 2014 - 6:42pm
July 1, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Fire destroys businesses in Sturgeon Bay
STURGEON BAY - Several businesses were destroyed in a building that caught fire overnight in Sturgeon Bay. Fire-fighters were called the Harbor Place Shoppes just after midnight. The Steel Bridge Cafe and the Ranly Maritime Gallery were among the shops that were damaged. There...
July 1, 2014 - 4:49pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Murder suspect arrested in St. Paul, going back to North Dakota
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Police in Grand Forks expect a suspect in last Tuesday's shooting death of a 24-year-old man to be brought back to the city later this week. Twenty-nine-year-old Delvin Shaw was arrested on North Dakota warrants over the weekend in St. Paul. Authorities...
July 1, 2014 - 4:21pm
June 30, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Tornado strikes Iowa County
DODGEVILLE - As daylight emerges, we're learning more about the tornado that caused heavy damage in Iowa County in southwest Wisconsin. National Weather Service radar now shows it was on the ground from about 10:20 to 10:45 last night from Highland to near Governor Dodge State...
June 30, 2014 - 9:35am
June 29, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Malpractice lawsuits have dropped since 1999
MILWAUKEE - A report from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel shows medical malpractice lawsuits have plummeted over the last several years. According to the paper, there were only 140 lawsuits filed, a 50-percent drop since 1999. Experts believe state laws in favor of hospitals and...
June 29, 2014 - 10:37am
June 28, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Chippewas ask EPA to look into proposed mine
BAYFIELD - An Indian tribe is asking the EPA to look into the environmental impact of the proposed Gogebic iron ore mines. Chippewa leaders representing six bands in northern Wisconsin are concerned that the open pit mine, located in northern Wisconsin, could pollute water resources...
June 28, 2014 - 9:00am
June 25, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wolf quota of 156 approved
MILWAUKEE - A statewide wolf-hunting quota of 156 animals was approved today by the state Natural Resources Board at a meeting in Milwaukee. That's down from last year's quota of 251, as wildlife experts seek to continue a gradual reduction in the state's overall wolf population....
June 25, 2014 - 8:02pm
June 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State regulators to decide tomorrow pipeline expansion in western Wisconsin
State utility regulators could decide tomorrow whether a new natural gas pipeline can be installed to serve frac-sand mines in western Wisconsin. The Public Service Commission is scheduled to have the final say on a plan by We Energies to put in a lateral pipeline from Eau Claire...
June 24, 2014 - 3:28pm