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Students of the Month named at Ellsworth High School
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Invasive algae found in Waukesha County lake
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: White Thanksgiving on tap for state after today's snowfall
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Winter Weather Advisory for southern Minnesota
WESTERN WISCONSIN ROUNDUP: Three people killed in head-on crash betwen Onalaska and Holmen
crime and courts
Elk Mound wins 65-30 over Spring Valley girls
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild shutout by Kings in St. Paul 4-0
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: No. 2 Badgers win tourney opener
EPC's first game a loss to Gilmanton
Ellsworth boys open season with loss to SCC
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Health advocates promote resources for Lung Cancer Awareness Month
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: La Crosse area police chief to resign
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State lawmaker claming salary benefits despite living in Alabama
Kids give up 200 lbs. of candy during Halloween buyback
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 12/1/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 4/7/15 Spring Election Notice
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/1/14 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/3/14 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 4/7/15 Spring Election Notice
Kenneth R. Larson, 66
Carl V. Pearson, 88
Audrey Foley, 90
Robert Brooke, 81
Herbert E. Metcalf, Jr., 72
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November 25, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Large number of near-misses at state airports
Flying may be the safest form of travel, but that doesn't mean there are no near misses. Gannett Wisconsin Media says pilots have had 272 close calls at a dozen airports in the Badger State since October of 2011. They can be as simple as a plane's nose going over a stop line...
November 25, 2014 - 4:39pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Sit-in held at Minneapolis high school to protest grand jury decision
MINNEAPOLIS -- The grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown has sparked protests across the state of Minnesota. Students at South High School in Minneapolis held a sit-in this morning they say "to gain...
November 25, 2014 - 4:14pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Weather related accidents accross state
Yesterday's snowstorm was blamed for the death of a pick-up truck driver who collided with a passing freight train in western Wisconsin. Buffalo County authorities said 32-year-old Christopher Squires of Fountain City slid through an intersection, and his pick-up got stuck after...
November 25, 2014 - 10:08am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Rallies planned across state protesting Ferguson grand jury
Two rallies are planned today in Minneapolis following the announcement that officer Darren Wilson will not be charged for the shooting death of Michael Brown. A student rally in support of the victims of police brutality is set to take place this afternoon at the University of...
November 25, 2014 - 9:51am
November 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: UW-Oshkosh student charges with possession of ricin
GREEN BAY - A UW-Oshkosh student was ordered today to stand trial on a federal charge of possessing the deadly toxin ricin. At a hearing in Green Bay, a judge ruled that there was enough evidence to continue the proceedings. Prosecutors said Smith knew that what he was doing...
November 24, 2014 - 3:11pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Weather may deer hunt totals down on opening weekend
Hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin deer hunters were hampered by foggy conditions in much of the state during the weekend. The fog developed as temperatures rose into the 40's. DNR warden Ben Herzfeldt said hunters needed more patience to make sure they knew where their targets...
November 24, 2014 - 11:21am
November 21, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: UW-Stout administrator killed in auto accident
MENOMONIE - A woman killed in a Wednesday night Interstate crash was an administrator at UW-Stout. The State Patrol said 56-year-old Kay Schnur of Merrillan was driving east on I-94 near Osseo, when her car struck a deer. A semi-truck that was following her escaped the crash...
November 21, 2014 - 7:28pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: WEDC leader may be gone according to report
MADISON - Reed Hall could be on the way out as the head of Wisconsin's job creation agency. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel says it's been told by several Republican sources that Hall will leave after more than two years as the C-E-O of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation....
November 21, 2014 - 9:08am
November 20, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State's jobless rate under four percent
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's unemployment rate fell another two-tenths of a point in October to 3.9 percent. The Department of Employment and Economic Development says it's the state's lowest jobless rate since June 2006. Employers added 9,500 jobs last month and September numbers...
November 20, 2014 - 3:04pm
November 18, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Eagan youth hockey player died from heart condition
BRAINERD, Minn. - The medical examiner's initial investigation confirms Twin Cities youth hockey player Patrick Schoonover died from a heart condition last week during a scrimmage in Brainerd. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune quoted Patrick's father, who said they didn't know...
November 18, 2014 - 10:02am
November 17, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Former Minnesota priest charged in Wisconsin
A former priest from Minnesota has been charged with molesting an unconscious boy on a camping trip to northwest Wisconsin. Fifty-year-old Curtis Wehmeyer is already serving a five-year prison term in the Gopher State for molesting two brothers from his parish in Saint Paul....
November 17, 2014 - 4:41pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Minnesota No. 9 on Forbes business climate list
Minnesota is number nine on Forbes magazine's "Best States For Business 2014" rankings. The writers say the Gopher State cracked the top ten for the second straight year based on a strong economic climate and quality of life. It also cites Minnesota's large companies including...
November 17, 2014 - 4:10pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: DNR deciding on new transfer station at Fox River lock
The state DNR is deciding whether to approve a new transfer station at a lock on the Fox River between Lakes Michigan and Winnebago. The river's Navigational System Authority plans to spend both public-and-private funds on a $3.8 million dollar system which is raising concerns...
November 17, 2014 - 8:06am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: National Guard units to be deployed to Liberia
ROSEMOUNT, Minn. -- Nearly 700 Minnesota Army National Guard Soldiers will be sent to Liberia in April to help with the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Army Major General Rick Nash says members of the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division will not be responsible for treating Ebola...
November 17, 2014 - 7:45am
November 16, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: La Crosse County judges refuses to grant new trial in murder case
LA CROSSE - A La Crosse County judge has refused the request for a new trial from a man convicted of killing a father and son in their camera store two years ago. Jeffrey Lepsch had argued jury members were biased against him. The judge said the jury agonized over its decision...
November 16, 2014 - 10:03am