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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Over 16,000 John Doe emails released today
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Congresswoman Bachmann gets security detail
Ma’am, we are your only option: Small-town white police officers
crime and courts
Prep volleyball regional tournaments begin tonight
PIERCE COUNTY ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Ellsworth's Nick Taranto and Elmwood's Josie Tiffany
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Terps' need to stop UW's Gordon in order to get bowl bid
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Bucks beat New York in preseason action
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Timberwolves host Pacers tonight
Theater selling off costumes and props
Students raise money for well
64th annual Pierce County Dairy Banquet
Flyway soars to new heights
Binkowski named Social Worker of the Year
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY: 10/28/14 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 9/9/14 Board Meeting Minutes
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Deutsche Bank v. Kristine Abrahamson, Case No. 13-CV-224
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 10/28/14 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 10/27/14 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Mildred M. Coulson, 88
John Arthur Dretsch, 51
Selma E. Johnson, 96
Eugene E. Cook, 74
Lucille Olstad, 96
Get Out! Deals
September 2, 2014
Hines honored for 40 years of service
Jack Hines, local longtime auctioneer, had a large plaque presented to him at the Washington County (Minn.) Livestock Auction, which was held at their annual fair in Lake Elmo, Minn., recently commemorating 40 years of donating his services. Also, a huge cake with the inscription...
life / arts and entertainment
September 2, 2014 - 11:00am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State Fair on pace to set all-time attendance record
ST. PAUL -- Officials of the Minnesota State Fair should find out today if this year's festivities set an all-time attendance record. If 126,000...
September 2, 2014 - 8:38am
August 29, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Former Dane County police chief under state investigation
OREGON, Wis. - A Dane County police chief who retired this week is now under a state investigation. According to Madison newspaper and TV reports, former Oregon chief Doug Pettit did not tell village officials about a significant number of police calls for problems at the Union...
August 29, 2014 - 8:35am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Another police shooting of suspect takes place Thursday
RAMSEY, Minn. - The second officer-involved fatal shooting in the metro area in one day, Thursday afternoon took place outside a daycare in the far northwest suburb of Ramsey. Officers shot and fatally wounded a man after he pointed a gun at them as he was running away from a...
August 29, 2014 - 8:11am
August 28, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Three-persons killed across state in traffic accidents
Three people were killed since midnight in transportation-related mishaps throughout Wisconsin -- two of them involving passing trains. In Dane County, police said a 63-year-old Madison area man died after being hit by a train near McFarland. Police were called around midnight,...
August 28, 2014 - 4:03pm
August 27, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fargo officer injured when cow charges him
FARGO, N.D. -- It sounds like a scene straight out of the movie: A Fargo officer was hurt in an altercation with a cow this week on I-94. It happened after the animal was involved in a car crash. When a Cass County deputy arrived to help, the cow charged and pushed him to the...
August 27, 2014 - 4:39pm
August 26, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Tough questions from appeal judges towards state's ban of SSM
CHICAGO - Three federal appeals judges had tough questions and criticisms today for the lawyers who defended the gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana. A three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court in Chicago heard arguments on the states' appeals of their same-sex bans,...
August 26, 2014 - 4:43pm
Another successful year for the Pierce County Fair
Pierce County Fair officials are confident the 131st edition, held earlier this month, was another smashing success. “Along with the exceptional fair weather, fairgoers commented on the beautiful grounds and buildings, quality of 4-H and open exhibits, variety of entertainment,...
August 26, 2014 - 9:52am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State involved in SSM federal appeal in court today
CHICAGO - State attorneys from Wisconsin and Indiana will tell a federal appeals court today why their states' bans on same-sex marriages should be upheld. The Seventh Circuit appellate court in Chicago will hear arguments this morning. Federal district judges recently threw...
August 26, 2014 - 9:17am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: St. Paul man injured after being hit by train
ST. PAUL - A man is expected to recover after being hit by a Green Line light-rail train yesterday afternoon. He was hit just after 1 p.m. near the intersection of University Avenue and Chatsworth Street in St. Paul. Police say a preliminary investigation shows the man was illegally...
August 26, 2014 - 9:07am
August 25, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Student died from gunshot wound just before graduation
BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. - Authorities say a Minnesota student who disappeared just before graduating from the North Dakota State College of Science in May died from a gunshot wound. School officials say Andrew Sadek of Rogers was last seen May 1st and his body was found in late June...
August 25, 2014 - 3:34pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Lightning strikes from storm causes fires in Duluth
DULUTH - Overnight lightning strikes kept emergency responders in Duluth busy overnight. The Duluth Fire Department responded to three separate incidents - in the first a bolt of lightning knocked out power to a home on Greene Street, but there was no apparent damage. Lightning...
August 25, 2014 - 8:53am
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 21, 2014
Winners from the Ellsworth Fire Department Community Parade Aug. 10 have been announced.
life / arts and entertainment
August 21, 2014 - 10:24am
August 20, 2014
Auditions for Spring Valley show this weekend
The Spring Valley Stagehands will hold auditions for their Christmas production, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!” this Saturday (6-9 p.m.)...
life / arts and entertainment
August 20, 2014 - 9:01am