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Judge doesn't take convict's words lightly
Wisconsin roundup: Unexpected deficit in Walker budget proposal; EMT service expansion proposed in bill; 9 more state news stories
Elmwood chief officer resigns; Sailer’s wants village to support expansion
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
Pierce County Sheriff's blotter: Credit card skimmer reported
crime and courts
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Hunter education course taking registration
WIAA boys basketball: Cards road ends at state in defeat
WIAA boys basketball: Prescott was comfortable trailing; Hamilton never wore down; What next?
Spring Valley Cardinals
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/28/17 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRENTON: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 4/5/17 Hearing - Traynor permit (Residence
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 4/5/17 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
TOWN OF EL PASO: 3/24/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Bernard R. Hofacker, 92
Henry B. Hince, 70
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
Kathleen Vinehout column: Rural Wisconsin needs real broadband expansion
Ron Kind column: Keeping Wisconsinites from paying more for less coverage
Kathleen Vinehout column: Don't get rid of the treasurer
Ron Kind column: Answering your questions on the Affordable Care Act
Real Estate Showcase
March 20, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target layoffs wrap-up with elimination of 40 HR workers
MINNEAPOLIS -- Target is wrapping up massive layoffs of its corporate staff with the elimination of the jobs of 40 people in human resources. They were not included in the 1,700 job cuts announced last week because officials at the retail giant said they were needed to assist...
March 20, 2015 - 2:44pm
March 15, 2015
Think spring with gardening classes
Grounds care and maintenance class “Maintaining great looking, environmentally friendly landscapes on public grounds has unique challenges,” said Diana Alfuth, UW-Extension Horticulture Educator. Alfuth says school grounds, public parks, and landscapes around public buildings...
Life/arts and entertainment
March 15, 2015 - 7:05am
March 12, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Vatican defrocks St. Paul priest
ST. PAUL -- The former pastor of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in St. Paul who was convicted of abusing children has been permanently removed from the priesthood. Pope Francis defrocked Curtis Wehmeyer three years after he was arrested for molesting two brothers on several occasions;...
March 12, 2015 - 8:27am
March 4, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Man and grandson hospitalized after off-road vehicle breaks through ice
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - A 50-year-old man and his two-and-a-half-year-old grandson are hospitalized in the Twin Cities after they were pulled from Lake Andrew just south of Alexandria on Tuesday night. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says they were reported missing after being...
March 4, 2015 - 6:46pm
March 2, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Rochester police investigate shooting, man injured
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A Rochester man was shaken up but not hurt early this morning when a bullet struck his vehicle while he was waiting at an intersection. The man told police he had just left the nearby Holiday convenience store and moments later heard three gunshots. Police...
March 2, 2015 - 4:09pm
February 26, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Hennepin County Sheriff testifies at U.S. House hearing
WASHINGTON D.C.-- Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek testified before a U.S. House subcommittee on crime, terrorism and homeland security today in Washington D.C. Stanek said Hennepin County is home to 1.2 million people and 425,000 are non-caucasian, including 40,000 Oromo,...
February 26, 2015 - 2:58pm
NR man takes home new sled as Freedom Value promotion concludes
A New Richmond man learned recently he was the lucky winner of a Polaris snowmobile that had been the focus of a Freedom Value Center promotion...
February 26, 2015 - 7:57am
February 24, 2015
UWRF Africa Night Feb. 27
In celebration of Black History Month, the UW-River Falls Black Student Union is hosting its annual Africa Night from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb....
Life/arts and entertainment
February 24, 2015 - 9:31am
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
Journey House chili and concert this Friday
UW-River Falls music major Hannah Vanden-Wymelenberg will be performing with the Hunyuks (Bill Gnatzig & Denny Thorsen) at the Journey House...
Life/arts and entertainment
February 24, 2015 - 8:24am
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
February 17, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Workplace death in Cannon Falls under investigation
CANNON FALLS, Minn. -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating a work place death in Cannon Falls. Eighty-one-year-old John Schafer of Goodhue died last Thursday at the O'Reilly Auto Parts store. OSHA spokesman James Honerman confirms they...
February 17, 2015 - 2:58pm
February 11, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Strong sales from Wisconsin push Powerball jackpot to half-billion
Tonight's Powerball jackpot is now a half-billion dollars. The top prize was raised again this morning, amid strong ticket sales in Wisconsin and the other 46 states and locales where the game is played. The $500-million jackpot is the third largest in Powerball history, and the...
February 11, 2015 - 3:18pm
February 10, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Winter weather advisory for central, southern Minnesota
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- A winter weather advisory is in effect for all of central and southern Minnesota through this evening. National Weather Service Meteorologist Tony Zaleski says in the southern half of the state there will be a mixture of sleet, light snow and freezing rain...
February 10, 2015 - 3:50pm
Fair’s friends hold first annual meeting
As one of the finest fairs in Wisconsin, the Pierce County Fair has lots of friends, but a particular group is special.
February 10, 2015 - 9:39am