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Motorcycle rider injured in rural Spring Valley crash
Medical examiner issues provisional cause of death for Bradfords
Funeral set for Pepin man, killed Wednesday near Nelson; no link between contributions, WEDC appointment says Walker's office; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Tax funding for Planned Parenthood debated; senators hear pleas for more precautions against oil train disasters; 12 more Wisconsin stories
Students return to budget-slashed campus
crime and courts
Prescott holds off conference rivals Ellsworth in 25-22 victory
Ellsworth volleyball sweeps home triangular
Wild Side: Aerial acrobats off to South America
Prescott CC runs in Extreme meet at RF
Spring Valley, Ellsworth, E-PC runners compete at Boyceville
If it’s an unusual fest, Ellsworth’s got it!
Rolling out the dough 100 pies at a time
Self-proclaimed ‘river nut’ will serve as grand marshal
Like ‘fish-out-of-water’, Ladnier’s getting feet wet
Totally Awesome 80s makes for rocking celebration
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 9/16/15 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/10/15 Board of Health Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 8/15/15 Special Board Meeting Minutes
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 9/10/15 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF EL PASO: 9/14/15 Town Board Meeting
Beverly Rae Jilk, 82
Bonnie J. Bauer, age 74
Bruce Wayne Lindquist, 44
Gladys "Kitty" Inez Peterson, 89
Warren Petryk column: Interstate compact medical legislation
Ron Kind column: Back to school
Kathleen Vinehout column: Health still a top political issue
Kathleen Vinehout column: Lack of rural Broadband frustrates fair-goers
Sheila Harsdorf column: Delivering on property tax relief
crime and courts
March 12, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Port Washington Marine dies in helicopter crash off Florida Gulf Coast
NAVARRE, Fla. - A fire official at Navarre, Florida says divers are still trying to find a flight recorder at the place where a military helicopter crashed, killing a suburban Milwaukee Marine and ten other people. His family said Kerry Kemp of Port Washington was among seven...
March 12, 2015 - 3:49pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Vatican defrocks St. Paul priest
ST. PAUL -- The former pastor of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in St. Paul who was convicted of abusing children has been permanently removed from the priesthood. Pope Francis defrocked Curtis Wehmeyer three years after he was arrested for molesting two brothers on several occasions;...
March 12, 2015 - 8:27am
March 11, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Unemployment rates up across state
Unemployment rates went up in January in all 12 Wisconsin metro areas, and in all 72 counties throughout the Badger State. Preliminary figures were issued today by the state's workforce development agency, showing that actual un-adjusted jobless rates ranged from three-point-nine...
March 11, 2015 - 6:46pm
March 10, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Bond set at a million for Waupaca County woman who stabbed boyfriend to death
WAUPACA - Bond was set at a million-dollars today for a Waupaca County woman accused of stabbing her lover to death. Forty-three year old Alison Roe made her initial court appearance on a charge of first-degree intentional homicide. Prosecutors said Roe stabbed 43-year-old Craig...
March 10, 2015 - 5:02pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Warmer weather expected to continue through March
Our warmer-than-normal March temperatures are expected to hold, for the most part, through the month. While that's good news for just about all of us, lack of snow cover that's helping increase temperatures is causing concern for others. U-of-M climatologist Mark Seeley says we...
March 10, 2015 - 9:30am
March 9, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Bird flu prompts Minnesota turkey ban in 40 countries
About 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after last week's discovery of avian flu (H5N2) in a flock of 15,000 turkeys in Pope County. While officials say there is absolutely no food safety concern whatsoever, health officials and farmers are taking extra precautions....
March 9, 2015 - 10:48am
March 6, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Walker to sign right-to-work legislation on Monday
MADISON - Governor Scott Walker will sign Wisconsin's right-to-work bill Monday morning in Brown Deer, at an industry where the CEO says the law will create more jobs instead of less. The Republican Walker will hold a bill-signing ceremony at Badger Meter. Yesterday, the MIlwaukee...
March 6, 2015 - 6:07pm
March 5, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate drops to five percent
Wisconsin's unemployment rate has dropped to five-percent. That's the lowest since August of 2008 when the Great Recession was just starting to emerge. State workforce development officials said today that the seasonally-adjusted jobless rate went down by two-tenths of a percentage...
March 5, 2015 - 4:31pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target plans changes to corporate culture
MINNEAPOLIS - News that Target plans to change, to a certain extent, its corporate culture and how it sells you products is raising interesting questions on just how that can be done given the retailer's size. St. Thomas University professor Jonathan Seltzer says Target is going...
March 5, 2015 - 4:20pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Busy day on tap for lawmakers at State Capitol
ST. PAUL - It's a busy day at the State Capitol with high-profile bills up for debate in both the Senate and House. The day starts out with Governor Dayton holding another press conference to push his transportation funding proposal which includes a gas tax increase and metro...
March 5, 2015 - 10:01am
March 4, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Former Kenosha police detective admits to planting evidence in homicide case
KENOSHA - Three homicide defendants and their lawyers are plotting their next moves, after a former Kenosha police detective admitted planting evidence in the case. Kyle Baars testified on Monday that he took an ID from co-defendant Markese Tibbs -- and he planted the ID, plus...
March 4, 2015 - 7:12pm
Assembly will debate right-to-work for 24 hours; Workforce secretary calls public-aid drug testing ‘compassionate’; 13 more state news briefs
Wisconsin's right-to-work bill will get 24 hours of debate before the state Assembly takes a final vote on Friday morning. GOP Majority Leader Jim Steineke says the debate will begin at 9 a.m. tomorrow, and run no later than 9 a.m. on Friday. Steineke said Democrats wanted 48 hours...
News / government
March 4, 2015 - 9:26am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target letting thousands go at Minneapolis headquarters
MINNEAPOLIS - Target will be letting thousands of people go at their Minneapolis headquarters over the next two years. The company announced the move Tuesday during a meeting with investors and analysts. Target officials plan to save two-billion-dollars annually with the layoffs...
March 4, 2015 - 9:15am
March 3, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Holmen man arrested in Iowa on murder charge
ONSLOW, Iowa - Authorities in eastern Iowa arrested a 29-year-old La Crosse County man who was wanted for the murder of his girlfriend back home. Bryce Anderson of Holmen was picked up this morning in Onslow, Iowa, near Cedar Rapids, after a warrant was issued charging him with...
March 3, 2015 - 4:47pm
March 2, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Opponents of right-to-work outnumber supporters at state Assembly hearing
MADISON - Once again today, opponents of a Wisconsin right-to-work law out-numbered supporters at a public hearing. As of mid-afternoon, most speakers at a hearing by the state Assembly's Labor Committee were against the bill, which would bar employers from forcing workers to join...
March 2, 2015 - 7:29pm