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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites celebrate Christmas Day
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dog treat recall due to possible salmonella,
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Two from Wisconsin killed by Lake Superior waves
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing man found dead in Lake Superior
New building at Wieser Concrete rising up
crime and courts
Ellsworth wrestlers still hold top spot in Division 2, SVE moves up to No. 3
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: U gridders leave for Orlando, Citrus Bowl today
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packer linemen face challenge of Detroit's Suh
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Rodgers working through calf injury, flu
Pierce County prep teams active during Holiday Week
Participate in our holiday coloring contest
Prescott UCC hosts Bethlehem Peace Light
Cottage Grove soldier returns to surprise sister before Christmas
Santa and his helper in Plum City
Prescott EMS Director says thank you to the public
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/30/14 Budget & Finance Comm. Meeting
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
Terry Elizabeth Young, 62
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Helen Grace Bengtson, 90
Gregg E. Martin, 64
Get Out! Deals
December 16, 2013
Prescott choir participate in sing-along for cancer research
Zach Sobiech was only 18 years old when he died last May of osteosarcoma, a bone cancer which strikes children.
news / education
December 16, 2013 - 10:41am
December 15, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Despite raises, UW system profs. still earning less than counterparts
GREEN BAY - A new report shows professors in the UW System are earning less than they could elsewhere, despite three years of raises. The Gannett Wisconsin Media reports full-time professors at UW-Madison earned an average salary of just over $106,000, but the median salary at...
December 15, 2013 - 10:31am
December 13, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Man gets 145 years prison for molesting six children and making videos of the assaults
A judge in Racine sentenced a man to 145 years in prison for molesting six children and making videos of the assaults.
news / crime and courts
December 13, 2013 - 10:17am
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Special Assembly committee votes to keep Common Core standards
A special Wisconsin Assembly committee has voted to keep the state's Common Core standards for English-and-math education. Majority Republicans recommended yesterday that the Legislature review the standards on a regular basis -- and that schools be limited in obtaining fingerprints...
December 13, 2013 - 10:10am
December 12, 2013
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: High schoolers now have to take three credits of math and science under new law
Wisconsin high school students will have to take more math-and-science courses under a bill signed by Governor Scott Walker yesterday.
news / government
December 12, 2013 - 9:48am
EMS Subway students named
The Ellsworth Middle School Subway Straight A-4.0 students from the first term have been named. They are: fifth graders, Ezra Anderson, McKenna Girdeen and Emily Mallon; sixth graders, Gillian Davis; seventh graders, Jonah Vogel; eighth graders, Luke Cipala, Isaac Kemmerer, Salina...
news / education
December 12, 2013 - 9:40am
December 11, 2013
Committee hears value of domestic violence court
The Pierce County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council heard reasons favoring a domestic violence court in Pierce County Nov. 27. The presentation...
news / government
December 11, 2013 - 9:47am
December 10, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Murder suspect still in Duluth hospital
DULUTH - The 44-year-old man suspected of killing his parents in their Wisconsin apartment on Saturday remains in an induced coma in a Duluth hospital, guarded by sheriff's deputies. Investigators say Jimmy Crain will eventually be charged with first-degree murder, which carries...
December 10, 2013 - 4:23pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Frigid temps continue and will get worse tonight
It's downright frigid in Wisconsin -- and it's supposed to get worse before it gets better. The National Weather Service has issued wind-chill...
December 10, 2013 - 10:59am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Medtronics to begin trials on the world's smallest pacemaker
MOUNDS VIEW, Minn. -- Minnesota-based Medtronic says it will begin clinical trials on what they call the world's smallest pacemaker, which is injected through a vein and attached directly to the heart wall. Pat Mackin, president of Medtronic's Cardiac Rhythm Management Division...
December 10, 2013 - 10:03am
December 6, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Waukesha County to consider regional sales tax for new Milwaukee arena
WAUKESHA - Waukesha County is latest to consider saying "no" to a regional sales tax for a new Milwaukee sports and entertainment arena to replace the Bradley Center. The County Board's executive committee is scheduled to make a recommendation on Monday, and the full board could...
December 6, 2013 - 4:49pm