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Rep. Kind: International coalition needed to defeat ISIS; Thanksgiving Day crashes claim two lives; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
Two GOP lawmakers propose term limits; hunter killed by stray bullet; Arcadia mayor recalled; more Wisconsin news stories
Public advised about safe ways to dispose of sharps
Charges: man steals Hammond cop's truck, 'torches' it in Minnesota
crime and courts
Girls Basketball: Panthers fall to Osceola after tough second half
Boys Basketball: Cardinals set goals to be more competitive
Sports Scoreboard from Tuesday, Nov. 24
Boys Basketball: Prescott seeks another state tournament run
Boys Basketball: Prescott’s Hamilton draws Division 1 attention
Holiday concert by Lake Wobegon® Brass Band at UWRF
Red Kettle Campaign needs public's help to reach goal
New pastor values outreach to community over building
Shop with a Cop brings holiday cheer
Zion opens collection site for ‘Operation Christmas Child’
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/1/15 Personnel Committee Meeting
FORECLOSURE: US Bank v. Carla M. Newman; Case No. 15-CV-79
FORECLOSURE: Bank of America v. Matthew Schneider; Case No. 13-CV-260
PRESCOTT SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2016 Spring Election Notice (Revised)
TOWN OF MARTELL: 12/1/15 Public Hearing - New Town Shop
Margaret Rachel "Arnine" Gavin, 93
Thomas Murphy, 84
Marjorie Ann Hildebrandt, 86
Gerald "Jerry" Knippenberg, 89
Joe Menter, 78
Kathleen Vinehout column: Enjoying Thanksgiving on the farm
Ron Kind column: Fighting to improve rail safety
Kathleen Vinehout column: Wisconsin report card provides info on progress, problems
Sheila Harsdorf column: Legislature continues focus on reform, workforce development
Warren Petryk column: Petryk legislation passes the Assembly with bipartisan support
crime and courts
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
March 1, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Dispute leads to fatal stabbing in Wausau
WAUSAU - A social media dispute led to the fatal stabbing of a 13-year-old boy in Wausau Friday night. The victim was stabbed twice in the back. Two juveniles who said they were gang members had argued on Facebook earlier in the day. Six or seven young people drove to a house...
March 1, 2015 - 8:33am
February 27, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker's speech generates negative reaction
MILWAUKEE - Democrats and union officials decried Gov. Scott Walker's remarks at the CPAC Convention yesterday In Maryalnd, saying he compared teachers to terrorists. Both minority leaders in the state Legislature called on Walker to apologize. Madison fire-fighter and Marine...
February 27, 2015 - 6:50pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State has bigger budget surplus than forecast
ST. PAUL - The state has an even bigger expected budget surplus. The latest economic forecast released today shows a $1.87 billion budget surplus for the 2016-17 biennium, nearly double the billion-dollar surplus predicted in the last forecast in November. Adding to the surplus:...
February 27, 2015 - 6:38pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Inver Grove Heights teen accused of trying to join ISIS pleads guilty
MINNEAPOLIS - A Somali-American teen from Inver Grove Heights is facing prison time after authorities say he tried to join a terrorist group in Syria. Abdullahi Yusuf pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday in Minneapolis to conspiracy to provide material and support to a designated...
February 27, 2015 - 8:27am
February 26, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: One injured in fire at Lunda Construction
BLACK RIVER FALLS - person was injured this morning in a fire at one of Wisconsin's best-known road-building firms. Units were called around 5:30 a.m. to Lunda Construction in Black River Falls. The shop portion of the building was in flames when fire-fighters arrived. Media...
February 26, 2015 - 3:34pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fire evacuates Rochester library
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The Rochester Public Library was evacuated as a precaution last night after a fire broke out in the Bookmobile while it was parked in the garage. The Rochester Fire Department says the fire was confined to the underside of the vehicle near the generator and...
February 26, 2015 - 8:14am