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UPDATE: Spring Valley Police says there was no intruder who entered the elementary school
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State may face two billion budget deficit
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker turns down proposed Kenosha casino
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Cannon Falls man killed in NE Minnesota snowmobile crash
Police chase with convicted felon ends on Mississippi River
crime and courts
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Jan. 23, 2015
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: MSU, Bemidji State meet for North Star Cup title
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW men's hoops at Michigan tonight
EPC boys basketball team wins another one-point game
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers reportedly in talks with Papelbon
Affordable Care Act informational session Monday night in Ellsworth
Red Cross Blood Drive a success this January
Comedy’s key to murder mystery
Tuesday club at Ellsworth Senior Center
Student travels to expose ‘Love Your Melon’ program to help young cancer victims
arts and entertainment
SUMMONS: EauClaire Anesthesiologists v. Rebecca M. Kuesel; Case 14-SC-547
FORECLOSURE: Hiawatha National Bank v. Charles W. Anderson, Case No. 14-CV-71
SUMMONS: Associates in Patholgy v. Scott & Judy Hahn; Case 14-SC-545
PIERCE COUNTY: 1/22/15 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
SUMMONS: Hiawatha Nat\'l Bank v. Michelle Sturm; Case No. 14-CV-242
Michelle L. Engh, 45
David 'Buz' Perry, 50
Jodi M. Eike, 50
Lewis E. Powers. 90
Florence R. Christenson, 92
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crime and courts
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dog treat recall due to possible salmonella,
ST. PAUL -- State officials are alerting Minnesotans to a recall of certain dog treats manufactured by Virginia-based Barkworthies which may be contaminated with salmonella. Involved are certain lots of Barkworthies "Chicken Vittles" dog chews. Details are at barkworthies-dot-com-slash-recall....
December 25, 2014 - 6:57am
December 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Two from Wisconsin killed by Lake Superior waves
TOFTE, MINN. - Two Wisconsin men were killed after they were swept away by waves of up to six-feet on Lake Superior along Minnesota's North Shore. The Cook County sheriff's office released the victims' names this morning. They were 66-year-old Wayne Hoffman of Spring Green,...
December 24, 2014 - 3:19pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing man found dead in Lake Superior
TOFTE, Minn. - Two men are dead after being swept away by large waves Tuesday along the North Shore of Lake Superior in Tofte. Cook County deputies were called to Bluefin Bay resort when a 40-year-old man went into the water to cool off after a hot tub and was in distress....
December 24, 2014 - 3:11pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: One dead, one missing on Lake Superior near Tofte
TOFTE, Minn. - One man has died and authorties are searching for another in Lake Superior near Bluefin Bay Resort. A 66-year-old man was trying to pull a 40-year-old male from the water -- when he was pulled into the lake by a large wave. The first person in the water, was...
December 24, 2014 - 9:42am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Study shows CWD vaccine partly successful
A study at New York University has shown that an experimental vaccine was partly successful at preventing chronic wasting disease in deer. It's the first time that a medicine was found to prevent the deadly prion infection and it could have major implications for Wisconsin, which...
December 24, 2014 - 9:34am
December 23, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Pierce County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in state
Nine of Wisconsin's 12 metro areas had increases in jobs from mid-October to mid-November, including Pierce County. State workforce development officials issued preliminary numbers today. Unadjusted jobless rates in Wisconsin's 72 counties ranged from 2.7 percent in Pierce County...
December 23, 2014 - 4:11pm
December 22, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Protests follow in wake of Hamilton decision by Milwaukee DA
MILWAUKEE - About 150 people marched quietly from Milwaukee's Red Arrow Park to the federal courthouse today. They attended a news conference where Dontre Hamilton's family demanded a federal investigation into DA John Chisholm's decision not to charge fired Milwaukee officer Christopher...
December 22, 2014 - 4:10pm
December 20, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal judge tosses out wolf hunting season
WASHINGTON D.C. - A federal judge has tossed out a decision by the Obama Administration which will end wolf hunting and trapping in three states, including Wisconsin. There is an estimated wolf population in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin of about 3,700. The U.S. Fish and...
December 20, 2014 - 10:47am
December 19, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites sickened from eating pre-packaged caramel apples
Federal health officials say five people have died, and over two dozen others got sick after eating pre-packaged caramel apples in Wisconsin and nine other states. The numbers of Wisconsin cases were not immediately released. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control said it knew...
December 19, 2014 - 5:06pm
December 18, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker says he'll call out National Guard to deal with unrest in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE - Governor Scott Walker says he'll call out the National Guard to quell any unrest from an upcoming decision on charges in the Milwaukee police shooting of Dontre Hamilton. However, Walker said yesterday he fully expects people to respond peacefully to whatever Milwaukee...
December 18, 2014 - 10:10am
December 17, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Over 300 private contracting firms announce opposition to Right-to-Work
MADISON - More than 300 private construction-related firms are banding together to oppose a right-to-work bill that's expected in the Wisconsin Legislature next year. The group is called the Wisconsin Contractor Coalition. Spokesman Steve Lyons tells the AP that the group will...
December 17, 2014 - 3:08pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Police fatally shoot suspect after rest area murder, freeway chase
MAPLE GROVE, Minn. - Police responding to a murder at a rest area on Interstate-94 in Maple Grove early this morning chased a suspect at high speed for miles on I-694 until the driver crashed the car, got out brandishing a gun and officers shot him dead. Authorities closed...
December 17, 2014 - 2:56pm
December 16, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Persons calling state unemployment line put on hold
MADISON - For two months last winter, 60-percent of those calling to get state unemployment benefits were put on hold without somebody answering them. The Legislative Audit Bureau said today that the Workforce Development Department's call centers blocked 1.7 million calls...
December 16, 2014 - 4:24pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dahlstrom to be charged with murder in Duluth stabbing
DULUTH The St. Louis County Attorney's Office plans to charge 35-year old Jesse Dahlstrom of Duluth with premeditated first degree murder in the stabbing death of Sally Pionk. Dahlstrom will be arraigned today and the case will be presented to a grand jury for the first degree...
December 16, 2014 - 9:29am
December 15, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Interim UWM chancellor given job permanently
The interim chancellor at UW-Milwaukee has been given the job on a permanent basis. Mark Mone was named today to replace Mike Lovell, who left earlier this year to become the new president of Milwaukee's Marquette University. The Board of Regents chose the 55-year-old Mone over...
December 15, 2014 - 6:20pm