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Next steps in building new Prescott High School discussed
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Family shocked at attempted murder charge
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal appeals court upholds Act 10
Funeral services for Debbie Sears Tuesday
Nusbaum named new SCC Elementary Principal
crime and courts
PREP SCOREBOARD: Prescott baseball edges New Richmond
Royals blank Twins by 5-0 score
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers down Pirates 5-3
Ellsworth edges Somerset 4-2, improves to 5-0
Spring Valley golfers place fourth in first meet
Assisted living addition
Mississippi Bluffs Historical Chapter meeting Monday
Residency program for deaf artists a dream realized
Ellsworth Funsters' Easter Egg Hunt to be held Saturday
Click to print coloring contest
arts and entertainment
Lorraine F. Roude, 92
Lorraine A. Young, 87
Dorothy H. DeLong, 91
Debra A. Sears, 55
James E. Henrich, 76
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 4/21/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 4/21/14 Annual and Regular Meetings
SUMMONS: Rural Mutual Ins. v. John R. Gramenz; Case No. 14-SC-821
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Planning Commission Positions Open
VILLAGE OF BAY CITY: Public Notice -Intent to Purchase Facility Plan
Old Cowbelle: Easter
Editorial: Don't change court access
Old Cowbelle: Sizes ... Small, Medium, Large
Letter: Time is running out, so enroll for insurance now
From an old Cow Belle: Simplify.... Simplify
crime and courts
April 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Senate passes amended cancer bill 26-7
MADISON - Cancer patients scored another big victory this afternoon at the State Capitol. On a 26-7 vote, the Wisconsin State Senate gave final...
April 2, 2014 - 8:03am
April 1, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Fire-fighters battle blaze at Monroe ethanol plant
MONROE - Fire-fighters were on the scene of a blaze this morning at the Badger State Ethanol plant in Monroe. Third-shift employees were working at the time, but they escaped unharmed. Crews were called to the plant just before three a-m. More than a dozen area fire departments...
April 1, 2014 - 10:15am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Tornado reported in southwest Minnesota
ST. LEO, Minn. - An odd mix of March weather has impacted Minnesota, including a rare March tornado. The National Weather Service in Chanhassen confirms that the tornado touched down just east of Saint Leo, in southwest Minnesota. Yellow Medicine County officials say several...
April 1, 2014 - 9:34am
March 28, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Sartell police officer dies after surgery
SARTELL, Minn. - A Sartell police officer has died due to complications from surgery. Officer Joe Schmitz passed away Thursday afternoon. Police Chief Jim Hughes says Joe was an outstanding officer for the Sartell Police Department. Schmitz had been with the Sartell PD since...
March 28, 2014 - 4:29pm
March 26, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Woman rescued from Fox River in Green Bay
GREEN BAY - An 18-year-old woman is recovering at a Green Bay hospital after being rescued from the Fox River early this morning. Green Bay police and rescue crews were called to the river near Cherry Street downtown shortly before 3 a.m. after screams were heard in the area. It’s...
March 26, 2014 - 2:20pm
March 25, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Judge will not delay lawsuit on same-sex marriage
MADISON - A federal judge in Madison will not delay a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage and civil unions. The state Justice Department asked Federal Judge Barbara Crabb to hold up the case, until the Wisconsin Supreme Court decides whether the state's domestic...
March 25, 2014 - 9:00am
March 24, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Cass Lake man escapes injury from car-train crash
CASS LAKE - A Cass Lake man escaped with non-life threatening injuries after his semi was struck by a train Sunday afternoon in Cass County. The State Patrol says 43-year-old Thomas Gregerson pulled his rig onto the tracks and was broadsided by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train....
March 24, 2014 - 5:00pm
March 21, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Assembly approves amended version of chemo bill
MADISON - The state Assembly has also approved an amended chemo bill that requires health insurance companies cover expensive chemo pills for cancer patients, just as they do for traditional chemotherapy treatments. This version of the bill, which caps co-payments at 100 dollars...
March 21, 2014 - 2:51pm
March 20, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Man arrested in connection with Milwaukee shooting of four-year old
MILWAUKEE - WISN-TV is reporting police have taken a man into custody in connection with the shooting of a four-year old Milwaukee boy Wednesday evening. Lt. Mark Stanmeyer, spokesperson for the Milwaukee Police Department says, a 35-year old man who lived in the home, has been...
March 20, 2014 - 5:55pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Rollinstone man found dead In backyard IDed
ROLLINSTONE, Minn. -- The man found dead in the backyard of Rollinstone home Sunday afternoon has been identified as 57-year-old Glenn Peter Brown of Winona. The cause of Brown's death is extensive loss of blood and hypothermia, but the manner of death remains a mystery. Winona...
March 20, 2014 - 5:42pm
March 19, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: MMA opposes medical marijuana bill
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Medical Association's Board of Trustees has voted *not* to support the medical marijuana legislation working its way through the state House and Senate. MMA spokesman Dan Hauser says the group is calling for more studies focusing on the use of marijuana...
March 19, 2014 - 3:21pm
March 18, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Natural gas prices up sharply
MILWAUKEE - Natural gas heating bills in Wisconsin keep going up, and not just because of the cold winter. We Energies said today that an average customer would pay $739-dollars to heat a home between November and April. That's 34-percent more than last year's final bill of $552-dollars....
March 18, 2014 - 6:40pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Snowstorm limited to northern part of state
Forecasters now say a major snowstorm should be limited to about the northern third of Wisconsin. The National Weather Service has issued warnings...
March 18, 2014 - 10:25am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Brown County medical marijuana push
MANKATO, Minn. -- The Minnesota legislature might not see much movement on the medical marijuana push, but a case in Brown County could help redirect the issue. Mankato lawyers Calvin Johnson and Elizabeth Levine will be in court this morning in Brown County, asking for a jury...
March 18, 2014 - 9:44am
March 17, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Flooding and snowfall in state's weather forecast
Wisconsin's first spring flood warnings have been issued in the southeast corner of the state -- while 400 miles away in the northwest, another big snowstorm is in the offing. The National Weather Service says 6-to-14 inches of snow are possible close to Lake Superior in Iron,...
March 17, 2014 - 4:13pm