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WisDOT presents plan for I-94 and Hwy. 35 lane additions
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Congressional hearing held in Tomah on VA
Budget provision would ax environmental ed board; UW-LaX probes nepotism allegation; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Montana man killed in rural St. Croix County crash
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Accident in Chippewa County kills young father and son
crime and courts
New coaches for PHS track team
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW's Kaminsky named to All-American team
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW-Kentucky Final Four game to be in prime time
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers beat Arizona, back in the Final Four
Trout Unlimited announces grant for rehabilitation of Kinnickinnic River
Hoyer blood drive draws community crowd
New Richmond ReStore holds ‘Upcycling Contest’
Hollywood actress is hometown proud
Successful weekend for Stella Dance Studio
Phipps offers theater classes for young people
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 5/5/15, Case No. 15-CV-63; Kurian Chacko
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 4/13/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 4/6/15 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 4/21/15 Annual Meeting Notice
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 4/11/15 Annual Meeting
Genevieve A. Doolittle, 95
Allan Huppert, 81
Duane Merlin Johnson, 83
Marcia J. Bowen, 68
Adeline Crownhart, 93
Letter from Sen. Vinehout - Details Buried Deep in Budget Affect Students and Voters
Kathleen Vinehout column: Advocacy Gives Voice to the Voiceless - Families Support Family Care and IRIS
Ron Kind column: We can and must provide better care for our veterans
Kathleen Vinehout column: Farmers say Budget Damages Farm Research, Schools and Conservation Input
Sheila Harsdorf column: Federal EPA Overreach Threatens Jobs, Family Budgets
Get Out! Deals
March 16, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Car crashes into Green Mill restaurant in St. Paul
ST. PAUL - The Green Mill restaurant in St. Paul is in need of some repairs after a car ran into the building over the weekend. Police say a driver heading down Grand Avenue Saturday night ran a red light and collided with another vehicle which smashed into the front window...
March 16, 2015 - 9:34am
Drop in food stamp recipients blamed on federal cuts; Bradley opponent uncharacteristically candid; 11 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- The number of Wisconsin food stamp recipients went down by almost five percent last year, to around 820,000. In addition, over a 250,000 low-income households saw their benefits reduced under Wisconsin's Food-Share program. Milwaukee's Hunger Task Force blames most of...
news / region
March 16, 2015 - 9:03am
March 15, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Fatal police-shooting takes place in Kenosha
KENOSHA - Kenosha police say they were attempting to serve an arrest warrant when a 26-year-old man was fatally shot Saturday morning. Police say the suspect armed himself with a weapon when an officer confronted him at about 9:30 a.m. The officer shot the armed man and he was...
March 15, 2015 - 10:39am
March 14, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Discussion picks-up for new Milwaukee arena
MILWAUKEE - More meetings are scheduled next week in Milwaukee for discussion of a possible home for the NBA’s Bucks. A site north of the Bradley Center has been singled out as the preferred location. Even if the site or design is announced in the next few days, it could take...
March 14, 2015 - 8:41am
March 13, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Man struck and killed by SUV near downtown Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- Authorities have identified a pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle early this morning on Interstate 94 near downtown Minneapolis. The Minnesota State Patrol says 28-year-old Kyle Day was running across I-94 at 7th Street when he was hit by an SUV, which rolled...
March 13, 2015 - 4:22pm
March 12, 2015
Move to lift 48-hour wait for handgun purchase spurs debate; Wyoming troopers intercept large pot stash bound for Madison; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- The dean of the Wisconsin Legislature took opposing Republicans to task Wednesday supporting the end of a 48-hour waiting period to receive the handguns they buy. At a Senate hearing, Madison Democrat Fred Risser mentioned the possibility of a couple arguing and then running...
news / region
March 12, 2015 - 4:10pm
March 11, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Reward increased in unsolved Hastings murder
HASTINGS, Minn. -- The reward for information leading to an arrest in the shooting death of a Hastings man last June has been doubled to more than $20,000. Thirty-four-year-old Jason Reuter was found dead on his front lawn on June 22nd. Crimestoppers is offering an additional...
March 11, 2015 - 6:34pm
Roberts pipe bomb fashioned from ‘mag-light:' Two River Falls men charged in connection with incident
ROBERTS -- Two River Falls men were gathering up discarded snack chips in Roberts when police discovered a homemade explosive inside the car they were in, according to charges made public Wednesday. Mark William Ellestad, 38, and Rob Wayne Graves, 48, were both charged Wednesday...
news / crime and courts
March 11, 2015 - 3:05pm
March 10, 2015
Police Beat: Reckless driver cited for drinking
Mom gave him away. River Falls police got in touch with the registered female owner of a 2009 red Mazda with severe front-end damage, deployed...
news / crime and courts
March 10, 2015 - 10:44am
Appeals court hints Archdiocese' cemetery trust fund isn't off-limits; hackers target Madison computer systems; 11 more Wisconsin stories
CHICAGO -- The Milwaukee Catholic Archdiocese suffered a major legal defeat Monday in its four-year-old bankruptcy case. A federal appeals court in Chicago ruled that the church must expose $60 million in cemetery trust funds as a possible source to pay its creditors, most claiming...
news / region
March 10, 2015 - 9:34am
March 9, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Couple found dead this morning in Oneida County
THREE LAKES - Authorities in northern Wisconsin have released the names of a couple found dead yesterday morning. Oneida County sheriff's deputies said 40-year-old Jennifer Ayres and 37-year-old Thomas Ayers were the victims of apparent homicide. Officials have not said how...
March 9, 2015 - 6:51pm
Candlelight vigil remembers man killed Friday by Madison Police; bill would exempt wood-heaters from pollution standards; 8 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- Police said about 200 people attended a candlelight vigil Sunday night to remember Tony Robinson, the unarmed black teen shot by a white Madison officer on Friday night. Police detoured traffic off Williamson Street to accommodate the vigil. WKOW TV said the city's...
news / region
March 9, 2015 - 9:02am
March 8, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Protests in Madison after police shooting of unarmed man
MADISON - Dozens of protesters gather outside the Dane County Public Safety building after a veteran Madison police officer shot an unarmed black man to death. Robinson was shot Friday night after attacking Officer Matt Kenny, a 12-year veteran of the department. Kenny was not...
March 8, 2015 - 1:36pm
March 7, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Madison police shoot 19-year old man
MADISON - Madison police say a 19-year-old man was shot to death by an officer after the two struggled Friday. Police haven’t said if the man was armed. Madison Police Chief Mike Koval says police were called because the man was jumping into traffic. Officers followed him to...
March 7, 2015 - 9:29am
March 6, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Avian Flu confirmed in Pope County turkey flock
ST. PAUL -- The USDA has confirmed the avian flu (H5N2) in a commercial turkey flock in Pope County, Minnesota. This is the first finding of the flu in the Mississippi flyway. The Centers for Disease Control says the risk to people from this strain of avian flu is low and no...
March 6, 2015 - 9:29am