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Prairie View holds holiday program
County jail talks: Expert advice sought
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Bankers are bullish on 2015, farmers, less so
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Supporters of Milwaukee man killed by police, take protest to Chicago
Prescott student has eyes for art
crime and courts
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Antetokounmpo is the only Milwaukee player to appear on all-star voting results
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: T-Wolves at Denver this evening
Ellsworth wrestlers still hold top spot in Division 2, SVE moves up to No. 3
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: U gridders leave for Orlando, Citrus Bowl today
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packer linemen face challenge of Detroit's Suh
Ellsworth Lions Club donates to Gift Box
Participate in our holiday coloring contest
Prescott UCC hosts Bethlehem Peace Light
Cottage Grove soldier returns to surprise sister before Christmas
Santa and his helper in Plum City
arts and entertainment
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
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Permit
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
Larry W. Eckhoff, 79
Tina Dallman, 49
Pastor Carson R. Timblin, age 79
Clarence L. Pittman, 96
Terry Elizabeth Young, 62
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crime and courts
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
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Rallies planned across state protesting Ferguson grand jury
Two rallies are planned today in Minneapolis following the announcement that officer Darren Wilson will not be charged for the shooting death of Michael Brown. A student rally in support of the victims of police brutality is set to take place this afternoon at the University of...
November 25, 2014 - 9:51am
November 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: UW-Oshkosh student charges with possession of ricin
GREEN BAY - A UW-Oshkosh student was ordered today to stand trial on a federal charge of possessing the deadly toxin ricin. At a hearing in Green Bay, a judge ruled that there was enough evidence to continue the proceedings. Prosecutors said Smith knew that what he was doing...
November 24, 2014 - 3:11pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Weather may deer hunt totals down on opening weekend
Hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin deer hunters were hampered by foggy conditions in much of the state during the weekend. The fog developed as temperatures rose into the 40's. DNR warden Ben Herzfeldt said hunters needed more patience to make sure they knew where their targets...
November 24, 2014 - 11:21am
November 21, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: UW-Stout administrator killed in auto accident
MENOMONIE - A woman killed in a Wednesday night Interstate crash was an administrator at UW-Stout. The State Patrol said 56-year-old Kay Schnur of Merrillan was driving east on I-94 near Osseo, when her car struck a deer. A semi-truck that was following her escaped the crash...
November 21, 2014 - 7:28pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: WEDC leader may be gone according to report
MADISON - Reed Hall could be on the way out as the head of Wisconsin's job creation agency. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel says it's been told by several Republican sources that Hall will leave after more than two years as the C-E-O of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation....
November 21, 2014 - 9:08am
November 20, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State's jobless rate under four percent
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's unemployment rate fell another two-tenths of a point in October to 3.9 percent. The Department of Employment and Economic Development says it's the state's lowest jobless rate since June 2006. Employers added 9,500 jobs last month and September numbers...
November 20, 2014 - 3:04pm
November 18, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Eagan youth hockey player died from heart condition
BRAINERD, Minn. - The medical examiner's initial investigation confirms Twin Cities youth hockey player Patrick Schoonover died from a heart condition last week during a scrimmage in Brainerd. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune quoted Patrick's father, who said they didn't know...
November 18, 2014 - 10:02am
November 17, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Former Minnesota priest charged in Wisconsin
A former priest from Minnesota has been charged with molesting an unconscious boy on a camping trip to northwest Wisconsin. Fifty-year-old Curtis Wehmeyer is already serving a five-year prison term in the Gopher State for molesting two brothers from his parish in Saint Paul....
November 17, 2014 - 4:41pm