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Funeral for drowned Ellsworth boy is Wednesday in River Falls
Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
Legislative candidates sound off in River Falls
Panel tosses out ethics complaint against Johnson; St. County County DA says ‘it’s good to move on’
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Kyra Hayes, 16
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
EDITORIAL (Oct. 19, 2016): Calling a spade a spade
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 19, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 12, 2016): Don’t end up a tragic headline -- stop for buses
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 12, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 5, 2016): Carrying the torch of history
Real Estate Showcase
August 22, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Morton man killed in crash near Sleepy Eye
SLEEPY EYE, Minn. -- A Morton man was killed in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 4 near Sleepy Eye Thursday afternoon. The State Patrol says a car driven by Abigail Balsley of Redwood Falls collided with a pickup driven by Michael Hartmann of Paynesville at the intersection...
August 22, 2014 - 2:13pm
August 19, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Duluth firefighters battle big blaze in unoccupied building
DULUTH -- Over two dozen firefighters from five fire stations battled a fire just after midnight in an unoccupied building in Duluth. Fire was active on the first and second floors of the three story structure when firefighters arrived and they were able to keep it from spreading...
August 19, 2014 - 7:41am
August 15, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsin hikers rescued from Alaska wilderness
ANCHORAGE, Alas. - Three hikers, including at least two from Wisconsin, were rescued while on a pilgrimage to a famous abandoned bus in the Alaska wilderness. Forty-five year old Thomas Young of Horicon, 29-year-old Matthew Peot of Milwaukee, and Kenneth Young -- whose hometown...
August 15, 2014 - 8:48am
August 11, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Minneapolis nightclub where shooting took place shut down
MINNEAPOLIS - The city of Minneapolis has shut down the nightclub where Vikings nose tackle Linval Joseph and eight others were shot. City officials revoked the 400 Soundbar's license after the shooting early Saturday and the owner reportedly agreed to the closure. Two of nine...
August 11, 2014 - 5:09pm
August 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Eau Claire teen in critical condition after accident
EAU CLAIRE - A 17-year-old Eau Claire boy was fighting for his life at last word, after he fell off the hood of a mini-van and was run over. It happened around seven last night in the parking lot at Eau Claire Memorial High School. Police said the teen was apparently riding...
August 8, 2014 - 9:41am
August 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Cargill closes Milwaukee beef plant, 600 lose jobs
MILWAUKEE - The closing of the Cargill meat packaging plant in Milwaukee leaves 600 workers looking for a job. Others are forced into early retirement. The company blames a national beef shortage. Of Cargill’s 13 operations in Wisconsin, only two were beef packaging facilities....
August 2, 2014 - 10:40am
July 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: La Crosse family saves drivers from firery crash in Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ken. - A husband and wife from La Crosse were on their way home from vacation, when they stopped to save two drivers in a fiery traffic crash in Kentucky. Jeremy and Jovanna Randall are both police officers, so they knew exactly what to do. The Randall family -- including...
July 9, 2014 - 4:40pm
June 30, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Tornado strikes Iowa County
DODGEVILLE - As daylight emerges, we're learning more about the tornado that caused heavy damage in Iowa County in southwest Wisconsin. National...
June 30, 2014 - 9:35am
June 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State regulators to decide tomorrow pipeline expansion in western Wisconsin
State utility regulators could decide tomorrow whether a new natural gas pipeline can be installed to serve frac-sand mines in western Wisconsin. The Public Service Commission is scheduled to have the final say on a plan by We Energies to put in a lateral pipeline from Eau Claire...
June 24, 2014 - 3:28pm
June 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Propane terminal to be built in Hixton
BLACK RIVER FALLS - A propane terminal will be built in west-central Wisconsin, to make up for the loss of a major pipeline that sent Canadian fuel into the Upper Midwest. CHS of Saint Paul and the Federation Co-operative of Black River Falls said the new terminal would be located...
June 4, 2014 - 4:53pm
June 1, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New EPA regs would cut coal use at Wisconsin power plants
Wisconsin would be hit hard by a proposed federal order to cut emissions at coal-fired power plants. The EPA plans to unveil a major new proposal tomorrow, and the Badger State would be affected more than others. That's because it relies more on coal-fired power plants, as opposed...
June 1, 2014 - 9:01am
May 31, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: WE Energy asking state for 1.8 percent rate increase
Wisconsin's largest electric utility asked the state yesterday for approval to raise its rates by 1.8 percent next year, and one-percent in 2016. In an unusual move, We Energies negotiated an agreement with three consumer groups on the bulk of the increase, before it went to the...
May 31, 2014 - 9:49am