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One-vehicle accident outside of Prescott injures driver
State urges no new trial for Schaffhausen
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Taylor man dies in apartment fire
'Habitat Handout Day' for Pierce, St.Croix set for May 2
BNSF pledges more inspections, slower speeds through cities; Mondovi fire-rescuer named Carnegie recipient; 11 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Enberg out as EHS boys basketball coach
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers to leave tomorrow for Final Four
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks battered by Hawks 101-88
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
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
PIERCE COUNTY: 4/6/15 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 4/21/15 Annual Meeting Notice
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 4/13/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 4/11/15 Annual Meeting
Dr. Richard C. Ritzinger, 89
Minnard Anderson, 85
Allan Huppert, 81
Ernest L. Hobbs, 86
Dorothy A. Larson, 80
Letter from Assemblyman Petryk: Industrial Sand Mining Analysis - The Wisconsin DNR is asking for your help!
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
Get Out! Deals
March 13, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Body recovered from Mississippi River at La Crosse
LA CROSSE - Rescue divers recovered a body this morning from the Mississippi River in downtown La Crosse. The person was not immediately identified, but authorities were trying to determine if it was 27-year-old Joshua Xiong of Onalaska. He's been missing since November 9th,...
March 13, 2015 - 4:36pm
University’s research aims to ‘Bee’ healthy
UW-River Falls professors Brad and Kim Mogen have made their plans for spring break (March16-20). As many of their students may do, the Mogens will head south -- but not to Florida. They’re headed to speak to an Iowa bee breeder. Brad and Kim Mogen have received a $30,438...
news / education
March 13, 2015 - 6:00am
March 12, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Port Washington Marine dies in helicopter crash off Florida Gulf Coast
NAVARRE, Fla. - A fire official at Navarre, Florida says divers are still trying to find a flight recorder at the place where a military helicopter crashed, killing a suburban Milwaukee Marine and ten other people. His family said Kerry Kemp of Port Washington was among seven...
March 12, 2015 - 3:49pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Teacher tenure bill debated in state Senate
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota state Senate discussed teacher tenure reform at a State Capitol hearing this morning. The Republican-led state...
March 12, 2015 - 3:21pm
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
March 10, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Bond set at a million for Waupaca County woman who stabbed boyfriend to death
WAUPACA - Bond was set at a million-dollars today for a Waupaca County woman accused of stabbing her lover to death. Forty-three year old Alison Roe made her initial court appearance on a charge of first-degree intentional homicide. Prosecutors said Roe stabbed 43-year-old Craig...
March 10, 2015 - 5:02pm
March 6, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Sixth child dies from flu in Minnesota
ST. PAUL - The latest weekly report shows a sixth child has died from the flu this season in Minnesota. Over the last reporting week, 13 people were hospitalized, down 29 from the week before. There were eight school outbreaks and only one in the state's nursing homes. More...
March 6, 2015 - 5:43pm
March 5, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate drops to five percent
Wisconsin's unemployment rate has dropped to five-percent. That's the lowest since August of 2008 when the Great Recession was just starting to emerge. State workforce development officials said today that the seasonally-adjusted jobless rate went down by two-tenths of a percentage...
March 5, 2015 - 4:31pm
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Thank you to my constituents who attended my Budget Listening Session in Ellsworth held at the Pierce-Pepin Co-Op on Feb. 23. This was a great opportunity to meet face-to-face with you, the constituents of the 93rd Assembly District, and hear firsthand your concerns regarding the...
opinion / columns
March 5, 2015 - 8:37am
February 27, 2015
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
“How can anyone govern a nation that has 246 different kinds of cheese?” --Charles de Gaulle Better question yet: How can anyone run a university with 40 flavors (and counting) of ice cream and dozens of flavors of cheese? What would the late de Gaulle, France’s revered...
life / food
February 27, 2015 - 4:00pm
February 26, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fire evacuates Rochester library
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The Rochester Public Library was evacuated as a precaution last night after a fire broke out in the Bookmobile while it was parked in the garage. The Rochester Fire Department says the fire was confined to the underside of the vehicle near the generator and...
February 26, 2015 - 8:14am
February 25, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Over 300,000 Minnesotans' data at risk after Anthem breach
ST. PAUL -- Immediately after a data breach at health insurer Anthem earlier this month officials said that not many Minnesotans would be impacted because the company doesn't run any health insurance plans within the state. But how many is not many? More than 300,000. Minnesota's...
February 25, 2015 - 8:45am
February 24, 2015
Education dominates listening session
Although there were only eight people who showed up for Monday’s listening session held by Rep. Warren Petryk and Dean Knudson, the topics brought up did stir a lot of emotion out of those there.
news / education
February 24, 2015 - 12:40pm
Ellsworth youth recreation brought under new banner
Recreation opportunities for youth have long existed in Ellsworth, but an organization has now been formed to help coordinate them.
news / education
February 24, 2015 - 10:45am
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