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High speed chase ends with suspect taken from trunk of car
Western Wisconsinites sound off against Walker budget
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gogebic officially pulls pre-application for mine
Son turns in father for growing marijuana, selling it
One dead in fire at senior living facility
crime and courts
Taranto, Betthauser named EHS Scholar Athletes
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Reserves help Badgers down Carolina, make Elite Eight
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers down North Carolina 78-72 for Elite Eight berth
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Jackson expects to play tonight for Badgers against UNC
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers back out West again for NCAA regionals
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
TOWN OF TRENTON: 3/18/15 Special Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE: 3/26/15 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/19/15 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF BAY CITY: 4/8/15 Meeting - Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/24/15 Board Meeting Agenda
Duane Merlin Johnson, 83
Marcia J. Bowen, 68
Adeline Crownhart, 93
Charles Edward "Ed" Hanson, 92
Glada Clare Huebner, 99
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
Sheila Harsdorf column: Legislature Begins Work on State Budget
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March 5, 2015
Ellsworth HS grad charged with attempted murder after savage beating
A 23-year-old Ellsworth High School graduate has been charged by the St. Croix County district attorney with first-degree attempted murder, mayhem, strangulation and three other felonies in connection with an alleged attack on his 19-year-old girlfriend. The incident occurred shortly...
news / crime and courts
March 5, 2015 - 4:26pm
March 4, 2015
Police Beat: Man angry about drug denial; lady likes her clothes
Officers had to restrain a 40-year man at River Falls Area Hospital last Tuesday night, Feb. 24, and haul him to the county lockup. Described...
news / crime and courts
March 4, 2015 - 10:14am
March 3, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Blizzard closes parts of I-94 from St. Cloud to Minneapolis
Multiple crashes are forcing sections of Interstate 94 to be closed between St. Cloud and the Twin Cities this morning. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says all eastbound lanes of I-94 between Highway 24 in Clearwater and Wright County Road 8 in Hasty are closed due...
March 3, 2015 - 4:14pm
Labor Committee advances right-to-work bill without OK; drone-dropped weapons worry prison chief; 11 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- After hearing almost 12 hours of testimony Monday, the Wisconsin Assembly's labor committee sent the right-to-work bill to the full house without the usual endorsement vote. Union opponents dominated the testimony. One sang "Solidarity Forever" at the end of his remarks. Democrats...
news / region
March 3, 2015 - 9:35am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: March blizzard marching into Minnesota
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Several counties across western and southwest Minnesota are under a blizzard warning, and the northeast, central, and southeast parts of the state are under a winter weather advisory. Meteorologist Andy Lahr with the National Weather Service in Chanhassen...
March 3, 2015 - 9:20am
March 2, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Rochester police investigate shooting, man injured
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A Rochester man was shaken up but not hurt early this morning when a bullet struck his vehicle while he was waiting at an intersection. The man told police he had just left the nearby Holiday convenience store and moments later heard three gunshots. Police...
March 2, 2015 - 4:09pm
Mend for tax reciprocity rift underway; Walker now opposes 'path to citizenship'; 11 more Wisconsin stories
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- There are signs that Wisconsin residents who work in Minnesota could soon go back to filing just one state income tax return instead of two. The Minnesota House Tax Committee chairman, Republican Greg Davids, has proposed a compromise bill. It would re-write the...
news / region
March 2, 2015 - 9:20am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Blizzard reported for tommorow
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Warmer weather will be hitting Minnesota but it looks like snow is coming with it. The National Weather Service says temps could reach the upper 20's today. Snow showers are expected to begin falling tonight and continue into tomorrow. Forecasters say up to...
March 2, 2015 - 7:40am
February 27, 2015
Walker says Act 10 fallout steeled him for global threats; Congress may fast-track carp control efforts; eight more Wisconsin stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Gov. Scott Walker said the way he handled the Madison union protesters in 2011 helped prepare him for dealing with world terrorists. Walker, a potential GOP presidential hopeful, made the remark Thursday at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference...
news / region
February 27, 2015 - 9:15am
February 23, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Senate goes into extraordinary session to take up Right-to-Work bill
MADISON - Another step was taken this morning toward passage of a right-to-work bill in Wisconsin. The state Senate's organizational committee voted 3-2 to call an extraordinary session for this week -- one that would exclusively take up the measure. It would prohibit employers...
February 23, 2015 - 3:45pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Wounded Minneapolis officer released from hospital
MINNEAPOLIS - A Minneapolis police officer who was shot and wounded after a burglary call on the city's North Side is out of the hospital. Officer Jordan Davis and his partner were returning to their squad car Saturday when Davis was hit. Police Chief Janee Harteau said "there...
February 23, 2015 - 3:20pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State's milk production up by 3.4 percent
Wisconsin milk production is off to a great start in 2015. The USDA said the state's output rose by 3.4 percent in January, compared to the previous year. That's a larger increase than the national jump of two-point-one percent. The Badger State also had a huge gain over top-milk-producer...
February 23, 2015 - 7:00am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Law enforcement says no credible threat to MOA
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- There is no credible threat associated with Mall of America. Those words in a joint statement from the FBI, state, county and local police and mall security, after terrorist group Al Shabaab released a video referencing MOA and the deadly attack two years ago...
February 23, 2015 - 6:52am
February 22, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: AFL-CIO plans rally in Madison against Right-To-Work bill
MADISON - The AFL-CIO plans to rally in protest this week against legislation which would make Wisconsin a right-to-work state. Republican lawmakers surprised some by passing the bill last week, then Governor Scott Walker said he would sign it when it reached his desk. Walker...
February 22, 2015 - 9:24am
February 21, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Madison man arrested for gunfire at blood bank
MADISON - Madison police are holding a 19-year-old man in custody after a shot was fired at Interstate Blood and Plasma Friday afternoon. Aquan Bell is charged with causing injury by negligent use of a dangerous weapon. Investigators say it appears that Bell was at the east-side...
February 21, 2015 - 9:45am