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UPDATE: Iowa woman dies of injuries suffered in Hwy. 63 head-on
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal judge tosses out wolf hunting season
State report on Durand illnesses released
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites sickened from eating pre-packaged caramel apples
Erickson Oil acquired by CrossAmerica Partners
crime and courts
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Dec. 19, 2014
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Gopher men's basketball team romps over Seattle
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW-Whitewater wins another Division III title
Ellsworth boys' basketball team snags first win
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packers' Bulaga questionable for Sunday's game
Lobergs win Ugly Sweater contest
Animal sleepover at Prescott Library
Holiday recital Friday in Prescott at UCC
It's a good fit, says pastor
Rommel recognized for 25 years of service to Shrine
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Permit
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
Gregg E. Martin, 64
Helen Grace Bengtson, 90
Neil C. Jones, 74
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Get Out! Deals
crime and courts
November 13, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Nurses could file OSHA complaint over Ebola preparedness
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Some nurses say they'll file complaints with the state if they feel their workplaces are unprepared for Ebola or other infectious diseases. Minnesotas Nurses Association Vice President and Methodist Hospital RN Mary McGibbon told a group of health care workers...
November 13, 2014 - 3:08pm
November 11, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: John Doe Judge asks Justice Dept. to represent him in lawsuit
The judge who presided over the John Doe probe into Scott Walker's former Milwaukee County aides has asked the Justice Department to represent him in a lawsuit against him. Waukesha attorney Christopher Wiesmueller filed suit eight days ago against Reserve Judge Neal Nettesheim,...
November 11, 2014 - 3:51pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Winter storm warnings still in continue in northern Wisconsin
Winter storm warnings continue in northern Wisconsin, where up to 14-inches of snow fell by early last evening. The National Weather Service says another 1-to-5 inches are possible in the northern half of the state -- including areas where freezing rain caused hazardous driving...
November 11, 2014 - 8:54am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Accidents and snow pile up after storm moves through state
Snow and ice are wreaking havoc on drivers throughout Minnesota over the past 24 hours. The State Patrol reports 128 crashes on metro roads since 5 a.m Monday. Nine people were injured and 74 vehicles were involved in spinouts. Elsewhere in the state, there have been seven crashes...
November 11, 2014 - 8:45am
November 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Mississippi River shutdown costly according to trade group
MEMPHIS - The Waterways Council says closing the Mississippi River to barge traffic last week cost the grain export industry some $450,000. That trade group for barge shipping says work by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reinforce Mississippi River banks could be a catastrophe....
November 9, 2014 - 7:38am
November 8, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Mental exam ordered for St. Cloud man accused of killing his mother
ST. CLOUD -- A Stearns County judge has ordered a mental competency exam for a man accused of killing his mother last year at a St. Cloud apartment. Fifty-three-year-old Dean Friese is charged with first- and second-degree murder in the stabbing of Lois Omeara, who lived in...
November 8, 2014 - 8:37am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Winter storm on its way for Monday
The calendar says winter is still a month away, but you may not believe when you go outside next week. A winter storm is going to pass through southern Wisconsin Monday. Meteorologists say its track is very certain right now. Northern and central Wisconsinare expected to get snow...
November 8, 2014 - 8:24am
November 5, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Three sentenced to prison for running scam in Green Bay area
GREEN BAY - Three people will be sentenced in January for running a multi-million-dollar scam in the Green Bay area which involved the re-sale of time-shares. U.S. Attorney James Santelle has announced that Jessica Weinhart, Jessica Gilbert, and Jason Schultz were convicted of...
November 5, 2014 - 3:49pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Fall harvest across state progressing
Wisconsin farmers are making better progress in harvesting their crops. The National Ag Statistics Service said 80-percent of the state's soybean...
November 5, 2014 - 9:10am
November 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Crude oil prices drop on international market
Crude oil prices fell sharply today. Saudi Arabia cut its prices to preserve its U.S. market share, which has been hit hard by domestic production from recent years. Brent crude, the international benchmark, fell by 2.7 percent to $82.46-a-barrel. West Texas Intermediate crude...
November 4, 2014 - 3:41pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing Superior man found dead
SUPERIOR - A man missing in Superior since Saturday was found dead last evening. Police found the body of 55-year-old James Seiler about six blocks from where he lived. That was after somebody noticed the body and called 9-1-1 around five p-m yesterday. Seiler was last seen...
November 4, 2014 - 9:50am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Election Day finally arrives in Minnesota
Minnesotans are going to the polls to elect a governor, U.S. senator, statewide constitutional officers, U.S. House members, Minnesota House members, judges and other elected officials. In the governor's race, the latest poll shows Democrat-Farm Laborer Mark Dayton five points...
November 4, 2014 - 9:37am
November 3, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Fire in Hayward destroys original Famous Dave's
HAYWARD - A fire in Hayward this morning destroyed the original restaurant in the Famous Dave's barbeque chain. Restaurant manager Ed Rensi said a piece of equipment was on fire when he got to work around 4:30, and he called 911. Sawyer County authorities said the bar area was...
November 3, 2014 - 6:38pm
November 1, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Restrictions on truck traffic lifted after pipeline shutdown
MADISON - With the Badger Pipeline shut down, Governor Scott Walker has lifted hour restrictions on trucks carrying petroleum in Wisconsin. The pipeline was shut down for a safety inspection last week after a contractor’s equipment came in contact with it. State officials say...
November 1, 2014 - 7:17am
October 31, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Over 240,000 absentee ballots already cast in election
MADISON - Around one of every ten ballots projected for Tuesday's elections in Wisconsin have already been cast. The state Government Accountability Board said over 240,000 absentee ballots have been cast as of this morning. Those are in municipalities using a statewide registration...
October 31, 2014 - 5:18pm