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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
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
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Mass transit riding up except in Wisconsin
The number of Americans riding mass transit is the highest since 1956, but Wisconsin is bucking that trend. The American Public Transportation Association said riders nationally took almost ten-point-seven billion trips on public buses, trains, and subways last year. That's up one-percent...
March 11, 2014 - 10:48am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Prep football standout dies fleeing police
MADISON, Minn. -- A Dawson-Boyd football standout was found dead on Sunday, hours after his family reported him missing. 18-year-old Michael Anyasike was with a group of teenagers seen running from a party near a vacant farmhouse in Madison early Sunday morning when police responded...
March 11, 2014 - 9:30am
March 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Racine police arrest man wanted for Chicago murder
RACINE - Racine Police say they have arrested a man wanted in connection with a Chicago area murder. Police arrested the 19-year-old during a traffic stop on Thursday. The man is a suspect in a fatal house party shooting in November, killing one man and injuring another. Illinois...
March 8, 2014 - 6:42am
March 7, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Warmer weather finally seeping into state
It wasn't shirt-sleeve weather -- but it sure felt like it in southeast Wisconsin this afternoon. It was 46-degrees in Kenosha at 2 p.m.-- downright hot compared to the sub-zero temperatures and wind chills that much of the region had since December. The far north was not as...
March 7, 2014 - 4:17pm
March 6, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: "Rock and Roll" Buck Zumhofe found guilty
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Former pro wrestler Eugene Buck "Rock and Roll" Zumhofe has been found guilty on 12 counts of criminal sexual conduct. Sixty-two-year-old Zumhofe of Cyrus was accused by his now-29-year-old daughter of sexually molesting her over the span of 12 years, beginning...
March 6, 2014 - 2:24pm
March 5, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: DOT tells counties to conserve on road salt
Wisconsin officials have told county highway departments to conserve on road salt, to make sure there's enough for the rest of this snowy winter. The DOT contracts with counties to keep state and federal highways clear of snow and ice. Today, officials said about 135-thousand...
March 5, 2014 - 2:04pm
March 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Assembly GOP caucus replaces Kramer with Strachota as majority leader
MADISON -Wisconsin Assembly Republicans elected Pat Strachota of West Bend this afternoon as their new majority leader. She replaces Bill Kramer of Waukesha, who was removed from the post earlier today amid allegations that he groped a female legislative staffer and made lewd remarks...
March 4, 2014 - 3:34pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State Court of Appeals rejects Lake Crystal woman's appeal
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected an appeal by a Lake Crystal woman sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing her husband. Thirty-six-year-old Jennifer Nibbe pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the August 2010 shooting death of James Nibbe. But she...
March 4, 2014 - 3:10pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Crookston couple dies of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- Carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected in the deaths of a Crookston area couple. 49-year-old Kent Ostgaard and his 51-year-old wife, Natalie, were found dead yesterday morning after their 17-year-old daughter called 911. She was treated and released. Her...
March 4, 2014 - 10:25am
March 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Assembly majority leader could be ousted from post
MADISON - Amid accusations of sexual harassment, state Assembly Majority Leader Bill Kramer (R-Brookfield) could be losing his leadership position. Republicans say they plan to take a vote to strip Kramer of his power on Tuesday. The Republican lawmaker is accused of groping one...
March 2, 2014 - 9:22am
February 28, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: DNR to use discretion on removing ice shanties from state waters
LA CROSSE - The state DNR said today it promises to use discretion in enforcing rules that require ice-fishers to remove their shanties from Wisconsin lakes. Some folks are finding the task impossible, considering the massive cold-and-ice this winter. The deadline was last Thursday...
February 28, 2014 - 5:13pm
February 27, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Six-year old in Bemidji dies of exposure to cold
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Police in Bemidji are investigating the death of a six-year-old girl this morning. Officers and emergency medical personnel were called to the treat the child who had signs of being exposed to the frigid cold. She was pronounced dead at the scene. No other...
February 27, 2014 - 3:22pm