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Letter from Rep. Petryk: Final E-News Update for 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Paralyzed Polk County deputy dies
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Weather causes deadly collision of semis near Barnesville
Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Our children's future
Area students beat state peers on exams
crime and courts
Elmwood/Plum City edges Spring Valley 6-5
Spring Valley, Ellsworth tracksters win events at B-W meet
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Kohl sells Bucks to New York billionares
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Twins-Blue Jays game postponned due to weather
Prescott, Ellsworth baseball teams remain unbeaten, EHS wins first softball game
Click to print coloring contest
T-ball sign up Saturday at Easter Egg Hunt
Lindseth tells stories of trip down Missouri River
Olson had seven children, three careers in 91 years
451st Army Band to present concert at UW-River Falls
arts and entertainment
Ralph R. Lindstrom, 81
James E. Henrich, 76
Wayne M. "Pete" Peterson, 67
Dr. Raymond V. Anderson, 91
Dorothy H. DeLong, 91
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 4/21/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 4/21/14 Annual and Regular Meetings
VILLAGE OF BAY CITY: Public Notice -Intent to Purchase Facility Plan
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Ad for Bids - 2014 Asphalt Pulverizing
VILLAGE OF MAIDEN ROCK: Request For Bids - MSIP Paving Project
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
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
March 14, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP:School districts starting to ban e-cigarettes
At least some Wisconsin school districts are banning electronic cigarettes. The Green Bay Press-Gazette says the school system in that city will change its tobacco usage policy in the next few weeks to include a ban on vapor smokes. Principals will also send letters to parents...
March 14, 2014 - 5:09pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Extra DWI patrols to be out on St. Patrick's Day weekend
St. Patrick's Day partiers are reminded to plan ahead for a sober ride before their celebrations as law enforcement throughout the state will be adding extra DWI patrols starting tonight through Monday. State Patrol Sergeant Jesse Grabow says their goal is not about the numbers...
March 14, 2014 - 4:50pm
March 11, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Waupun policeman pleas innocent to statewide crime spree
GREEN LAKE - A former Waupun police lieutenant has pleaded innocent to seven charges as part of a crime spree last summer in opposite corners of Wisconsin. 44-year-old Bradley Young was arraigned in Green Lake County on charges that include vehicle theft and three burglaries....
March 11, 2014 - 4:01pm