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K9-Playtime brings country-style dog fun to the city
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: St. Paul police kill suspect in confrontation
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Justice Dept. criticizes Milwaukee FBI office director
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Reports ID second Minnesotan killed fighting in Syria
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Neenah boy drowns in Fox River
crime and courts
County teams begin season at Boyceville Invitational
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Three-persons killed across state in traffic accidents
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Final preseason game for Packers tonight
Sports Roundup: FB teams win, Cross Country Begins
Spring Valley harriers hope to keep everything in place to compete
Singer, songwriter and super talented
A bit of local at the State Fair
Party pals in El Paso
Auditions for Spring Valley show this weekend
arts and entertainment
Licole Opdahl, 47
Adolph "Bud" Hanken, 85
Daniel Truckenbrod, 53
Dianne M. Brenner, 77
Sandy D. Kinneman, 72
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 9/3/14 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Public Notice - Hazardous Materials, Right-To-Know
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 9/3/14 Hearing - Rochelle Wrisky Permit
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/6/14 at Border Properties LLC, Prescott, WI
FORECLOSURE: Bank of NY v. Steven R. Kjelstad; Case No. 10-CV-530
Old Cowbelle: Request for prayers
Old Cowbelle; Message in the blue
Money & Politics: AG race matchup could be a sizzler
Old Cowbelle: School time again
Cow Belle: Community Prayer Chain?
crime and courts
August 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Eau Claire teen in critical condition after accident
EAU CLAIRE - A 17-year-old Eau Claire boy was fighting for his life at last word, after he fell off the hood of a mini-van and was run over. It happened around seven last night in the parking lot at Eau Claire Memorial High School. Police said the teen was apparently riding...
August 8, 2014 - 9:41am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Mom, two kids escape injury in home explosion
KASSON, Minn. -- Firefighters in southeastern Minnesota responded to an explosion and fire at a rural home near Kasson yesterday. Dodge County Sheriff Jim Jensen says investigators are working to determine why a home on County Road 34 blew up. A woman and her three-and-seven-year-old...
August 8, 2014 - 9:12am
August 6, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Emerald ash-borer found in more places across state
The tree-killing emerald ash borer continues to rear its head in new places throughout Wisconsin. State agriculture officials said today that the green beetle was discovered in Adams County for the first time, and at Merrick State Park along the Mississippi River near Fountain...
August 6, 2014 - 4:06pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Patriot Guard honors fallen Officer Patrick
WEST ST. PAUL - Minnesota Patriot Guard members are among the thousands honoring fallen officer Scott Patrick in West St. Paul. Vice President Mark Lea says their members are here to show honor, dignity and respect for Officer Patrick, who gave his life to protect our freedoms...
August 6, 2014 - 3:55pm
August 5, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Man killed in Beloit house fire IDed
BELOIT - A man who died in an overnight house fire in Beloit is identified as 53-year-old Thomas Jenks. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation. It started around three this morning in a single-family home. Authorities said one person was out of the house by the...
August 5, 2014 - 1:40pm
August 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Report says Navy ships made in Marinette too heavy
A new federal audit shows that four-out-of-six Navy littoral combat ships built in Wisconsin and Alabama are too heavy -- and it might affect the ships' performance. The U.S. Government Accountability Office said the USS Freedom, made at Marinette Marine, did not meet its distance...
August 4, 2014 - 4:14pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Dayton has strong words for diversion project
ST. PAUL -- Strong words from Governor Mark Dayton regarding the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Project. In a written statement, Dayton says "flood relief which would greatly benefit North Dakota, and would damage property in Minnesota, is unacceptable." The governor says if the Diversion...
August 4, 2014 - 3:56pm
August 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Cargill closes Milwaukee beef plant, 600 lose jobs
MILWAUKEE - The closing of the Cargill meat packaging plant in Milwaukee leaves 600 workers looking for a job. Others are forced into early retirement. The company blames a national beef shortage. Of Cargill’s 13 operations in Wisconsin, only two were beef packaging facilities....
August 2, 2014 - 10:40am
July 30, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Ventura says lawsuit was about truth, not money
ST. PAUL - Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura says the defamation lawsuit against the estate of slain "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle was never about money -- it was about pursuing the truth. Ventura said this morning (Wed) on the CBS "Early Show" he would have been...
July 30, 2014 - 5:29pm
July 29, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Ventura wins defamation lawsuit
ST. PAUL -- Former Governor Jesse Ventura has won his defamation lawsuit against the estate of slain "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle. After nearly a week of deliberations, a jury awarded Ventura $1.8 million for defamation and damages. However, today's verdict was not...
July 29, 2014 - 4:21pm
July 27, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Stand-off in Stanley resolved peacefully
STANLEY - The Stanley Police Department and Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office report a four-hour standoff Saturday morning was finally resolved with no one injured. Authorities got a call before 7 a.m. that a gun had been fired in the City of Stanley. When they arrived on the...
July 27, 2014 - 7:09am
July 26, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Walker worried about unacompanied children crossing border
MADISON – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he is worried the unaccompanied children crossing the border with Mexico will eventually drain the country’s support system. Walker says he isn’t entirely against the idea of Wisconsin providing some temporary shelter to the...
July 26, 2014 - 8:24am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: I-35 accident in Roseville brings traffic to standstill
ROSEVILLE - Interstate 35-W in Roseville was brought to a standstill after a multi-vehicle crash during yesterday morning's rush hour. Minnesota State Patrol Lieutenant Eric Roeske says one person was injured in the fiery crash involving two trucks and a Metro Mobility bus....
July 26, 2014 - 7:52am
July 23, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Governor's race still tied according to MU poll
Governor Scott Walker and his main Democratic challenger Mary Burke remain in a dead heat in the state's largest independent poll. The Marquette University Law School poll released this afternoon gives the Republican incumbent a one-point edge. That's well within the poll's...
July 23, 2014 - 8:03pm
July 22, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Court rules unpaid interns not protected by state whistleblower law
MADISON - Unpaid health care interns who expose problems at work are not protected under a state law for whistleblowers. The State Supreme Court ruled today against Asma Masri, a doctoral student who was let go from the Medical College of Wisconsin after she filed an ethics...
July 22, 2014 - 4:33pm