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Herald, RiverTown earn multiple awards
Prescott police station will get new look
Wisconsin roundup: Survey ranks state 16th-best overall; GOP senator questions immunity provision in Harsdorf heroin legislation; 9 more state news stories
‘The law is silent, but we won’t be'; Local political group hosts virtual town hall meeting
Wisconsin roundup: Renewed push to stall Capitol's 'revolving door'; police union responds to trooper nametag issue; 8 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA boys basketball: Flom carries Panthers over Rails
WIAA individual wrestling: Three SVE seniors all place at state
WIAA individual wrestling: Sanford takes fourth at state
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth gets 31st and 32nd individual titles
WIAA individual wrestling: Sigler wears out opponent for title
Spring Valley Cardinals
Stagehands bring 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' alive
Century and Sesquicentennial farmers wanted
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 3/6/17 Meeting Agenda
AD FOR BIDS: Spring Valley School District, WI - Ext. Concrete & Site Lighting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 4/4/17 Spring Election Notice
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/8/17 Traffic Safety Commission Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 3/6/17 Town Board Meeting
Shirley Holerud, 83
Geraldine M. Seymour, 79
Dorothy E. Cudd, 89
Cody James Martin-Skulski, 25
Terrance E."Terry" Shafer, 62
EDITORIAL (Feb. 22, 2017): Bill reduce public transparency
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
February 25, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: CN train derails near Cotton
COTTON, Minn. - No one was injured after a Canadian National Railway train derailed early this morning southeast of Cotton in St. Louis County. 13 of the train's 107 cars derailed, 30 were empty. Officials say nine cars contained potentially hazardous or dangerous materials,...
February 25, 2015 - 7:20pm
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
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Security increased at MOA after terrorist threat
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - The Mall of America continues to take extra precautions to ensure the safety of anyone visiting the shopping center. The actions come after a video surfaced online showing the Somali-based terror group Al-Shabaab calling for attacks on shopping malls in...
February 24, 2015 - 9:29am
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
February 17, 2015
Unit 1 back at full power at Prairie Island
RED WING - Unit-One is back to full power at the Prairie Island nuclear plant. The unit was down since January 26th, while a reactor-coolant...
February 17, 2015 - 9:40am
February 7, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: UW encourages graduates to lobby governor against cuts
MADISON - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker can plan to hear from many graduates from the University of Wisconsin System in the coming days. They will be demanding the governor change his mind about a $300-million in state funding. The system is caught in the middle between the...
February 7, 2015 - 10:32am
February 6, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Protestors show up at Board of Regents meeting
MADISON - A few dozen protesters showed up at a meeting of the UW Board of Regents in Madison this morning. Some carried signs opposing what they called cuts, layoffs, and privatization as the result of Governor Scott Walker's budget proposals. Walker wants to slash $300-million...
February 6, 2015 - 3:54pm
January 13, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Seven-year old dies in mobile home fire in Dunbar
DUNBAR - A seven-year-old girl has died in a mobile home fire in far northeast Wisconsin. It happened near Dunbar in Marinette County. Fire-fighters were called just before 11:30 last night, after a man said his home started to fill with smoke. The man and his nine-year-old son...
January 13, 2015 - 3:50pm
January 12, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Minnesotan reaches summit of Mt. McKinley
TALKEENTA, Alak. -- Arctic explorer Lonnie Dupre has become the first person to reach the summit of Alaska's Mount McKinley alone in the month of January. The 53-year-old from Grand Marais, Minnesota sent out a GPS spot signal from the 20,237-foot Denali summit last night...
January 12, 2015 - 6:19pm
January 10, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: BIA turns down reimbursement agreement for Potawatomi tribe
The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs has rejected an agreement which called for the Forest County Potawatomi to be reimbursed by the state for any losses at its Milwaukee casino when another casino is opened less than 50 miles away. Governor Scott Walker still has until next month...
January 10, 2015 - 10:42am
January 6, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Wind chills raise fears of frostbite dangers
CHANHASSEN, Minn. - Another morning of brutally cold weather is greeting Minnesotans statewide, with wind chills at 25 to 35 below, and more...
January 6, 2015 - 9:33am
December 12, 2014
Prairie Island Unit 1 shut down for repairs
RED WING -- Xcel Energy reports operators safely shut down Unit 1 at the Prairie Island Nuclear Plant in Red Wing to replace a reactor coolant...
December 12, 2014 - 9:44am
November 27, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Invasive algae found in Waukesha County lake
WAUKESHA - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a new invasive algae called starry stonewort has been found in a lake in Waukesha County. Routine monitoring turned up the European algae in Little Muskego Lake. That algae was found for the first time in...
November 27, 2014 - 6:23am
November 24, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Murder-suicide kills two in Rochester
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- More information is expected to be released today about what is likely a murder-suicide that took place over the weekend in Rochester. Rochester Police say officers responding to reports of gunshots in a house in the city's Country Club Manor neighborhood...
November 24, 2014 - 11:08am