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Judge discusses future of courts with committee
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: DNR to take new look into frac sand mining
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Builders association taking state to court
18 arrested at cockfight near Glenwood City
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Driver who rear-ended school bus injured, 45 kids OK
crime and courts
EPC boys put winning streak at stake against No. 7 Frederic
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks, legislative leaders pleased with governor's plan for new Milwaukee arena
Regular season winding down for prep wrestlers
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Jan. 27, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Bucks beat Miami, now 3-0 against Heat this year
Eyewitness to the civil rights movement to speak
Pierce County Fair wants Century, Sesquicentennial farmers
A long time coming
Affordable Care Act informational session Monday night in Ellsworth
Red Cross Blood Drive a success this January
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 2/2/15 Board Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF BAY CITY: 1/27/15 Public Hearing - Amend Zoning
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 2/11/15 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 2/3/15 Special Meeting of Town Board
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 2/2/15 Town Board Meeting
Leslie Robert Long, 86
Leora J. Rawn, 98
Marion E. Robey, 74
LeRoy W. Burgeson, 84
Get Out! Deals
crime and courts
January 14, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker gives State of State address, calls for more efficiency
MADISON - With a two-billion dollar budget deficit looming, Governor Scott Walker used his State-of-the-State address last night to encourage more efficiency, while downplaying the tax cuts he promised. As a potential White House hopeful for 2016, the Republican Walker said Wisconsin...
January 14, 2015 - 9:51am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Man dies in house fire in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- Authorities continue to investigate a deadly house fire in South Minneapolis. The fire started Monday night in a home on Pleasant Avenue South. An unknown man was found injured in the home and he died at the Hennepin County Medical Center. The cause of the fire...
January 14, 2015 - 9:29am
January 13, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Mankato police looking for missing woman
MANKATO - Mankato police are asking the public for help locating a missing vulnerable adult. 33-year old Jessica Ann Scofield of Mankato was last seen just before noon Monday at 201 North Victory Drive. She is five-foot, seven-inches tall and weighs 145 pounds, with blond hair...
January 13, 2015 - 3:15pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Temperatures plummet overnight to lowest this month so far
It's the coldest morning of what's been a very cold January in far northern Wisconsin -- but unlike some recent days, folks don't have to deal with brutal wind chills. Still, the actual temperatures are not exactly tropical -- 29-below in Tomahawk, 28-below at Manitowish Waters...
January 13, 2015 - 9:38am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Embattled Lake Park mayor resigns
LAKE PARK, Minn. - Embattled Lake Park, Minnesota Mayor Aaron Wittnebel has resigned. Monday night, the city council officially accepted his resignation. Wittnebel has been a no show at council meetings for the past five months. He had been under fire since last summer when...
January 13, 2015 - 7:43am
January 12, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Speculation grows on Governor's State of State address
MADISON - The governor's annual state-of-the-state is normally big on generalities and short on specifics. But media reports say Governor Scott Walker could use his address tomorrow night to unveil at least some of his ideas for consolidating and merging state agencies. Other...
January 12, 2015 - 6:56pm
January 9, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker's budget address set for Feb. 3
MADISON - Governor Scott Walker says he'll spell out the highlights of his proposed two-year state budget on February third in an address to the Legislature. Walker announced the date today, when he spoke at a luncheon of the Wisconsin Bankers Association in Madison. Walker...
January 9, 2015 - 4:43pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: DFLers in Legislature considering sick leave, paid family leave proposals
ST. PAUL -- DFLers at the legislature are considering proposals they say will improve the economic security of low-income families. State Representative Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) says earned sick leave, paid family leave, predictable scheduling and wage-theft protections...
January 9, 2015 - 4:24pm
January 6, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Weather causes crashes in morning commute
It was a tough a.m commute in the Twin Cities after light snow overnight iced-up roads. 13 vehicles and a semi were involved in an early morning pileup that closed a busy ramp on Highway 280 for three hours. Two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. State Patrol...
January 6, 2015 - 4:30pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Rodgers calf getting better before playoff game
GREEN BAY - Green Bay Packers' quarterback Aaron Rodgers is getting better, as he recovers from a strained left calf he aggravated nine days...
January 6, 2015 - 9:44am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Wind chills raise fears of frostbite dangers
CHANHASSEN, Minn. - Another morning of brutally cold weather is greeting Minnesotans statewide, with wind chills at 25 to 35 below, and more of the same is expected for tomorrow, with those "feels like" readings expected to be even colder. 2015 seems to have begun in much the...
January 6, 2015 - 9:33am
January 5, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Snow follows bitter cold into Minnesota
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- A brutally cold morning transitioned to a white afternoon across the southern part of the state. Meteorologist Bill Borghoff with the National Weather Service office in Chanhassen says temperatures were into the 20's below zero across northern Minnesota...
January 5, 2015 - 5:09pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Diamond to stand trial for stabbing in Port Washington
PORT WASHINGTON - Actor Dustin Diamond was ordered today to stand trial on Ozaukee County charges that he stabbed a man in the armpit during a Christmas Night bar fight. The 37-year-old Diamond, who played Screech on "Saved by the Bell" in the 1990's, was bound over at a preliminary...
January 5, 2015 - 5:01pm
January 3, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Shooting in Monfort kills six-year old, wounds two others
MONFORT - Investigators with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office report a six-year-old child was killed and two other people wounded in a shooting inside a home in the village of Montfort. The incident happened Friday. Names of the shooting victims weren’t released. Deputies...
January 3, 2015 - 10:36am
January 1, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Milwaukee Police's website reported hacked
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Police Department says “an outside group” has disabled its news website. MilwaukeePoliceNews.com was taken offline Tuesday night. The department’s main website is still functioning, but the new site could be offline for several days while I-T personnel...
January 1, 2015 - 8:15am