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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
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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.
news / business
February 10, 2015 - 9:39am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Students take over U President's office
MINNEAPOLIS - A number of students at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities are expressing their concerns with the school's diversity. A group of students calling themselves Whose Diversity? staged a sit-in yesterday at the office of University President Eric Kaler in Minneapolis....
February 10, 2015 - 8:54am
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
Weekend Hot Air Affair poised to lift off over the skies of Hudson
It’s all about the balloons -- and there will be plenty of them to see for the annual Hudson Hot Air Affair (HAA). The winter festival kicks off Friday, Feb. 6, with the Torchlight Parade, featuring blasts of flames from the balloon units, marching kazoo bands and “Field to...
life / events
February 6, 2015 - 9:18am
January 30, 2015
Ellsworth Cable TV negotiations at impasse
An impasse in negotiations between Ellsworth’s cable television franchise holder and the company which owns two regional television stations...
news / business
January 30, 2015 - 9:20am
January 29, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Pedestrian killed by driver near Turtle Lake
TURTLE LAKE - Authorities in northwest Wisconsin have been looking for a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian. Barron County sheriff's deputies said 26-year-old Logan Paulson was struck about 7:30 this morning near Upper Turtle Lake on Hwy. 8. That's between Almena and...
January 29, 2015 - 5:11pm
January 28, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Builders association taking state to court
ST. PAUL - The Builders Association of the Twin Cities is taking the state to court over the new fire sprinkler law. The law requires a sprinkler system for all new homes more than 4,500 square feet. Clay Dietrich of the Homebuilders Association of Fargo/Moorhead has worked...
January 28, 2015 - 2:59pm
January 27, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: East Coast blizzard affecting flights at MSP
MINNEAPOLIS - The blizzard on the East Coast is affecting some flights today at Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport. Officials say there have been 47 cancellations, minimal flight delays and very few stranded passengers. Travelers should contact their airline ahead of...
January 27, 2015 - 3:10pm
Eyewitness to the civil rights movement to speak
There may not be many more chances to hear about the volatile and sometimes violent civil rights movement of the 1960s from someone who was actually there – someone who was not afraid to stand up to the KKK in Greensboro, N.C., in a county that at the time advertised itself as “Klan...
life / events
January 27, 2015 - 9:27am
Pierce County Fair wants Century, Sesquicentennial farmers
By Ann Webb Pierce County Fair Coordinator Has your family farm or home had continuous family ownership for 100 years or more? You could...
life / arts and entertainment
January 27, 2015 - 9:25am
January 19, 2015
Hines wins VIP Award at fair convention
By Ann Webb Pierce County Fair Coordinator The Wisconsin Association of Fairs announced statewide award winners at their annual convention Jan. 8 in Wisconsin Dells. Recipients of the V.I.P. Award, Outstanding Fair Person Award, Hall of Fame Award and Volunteer Group Appreciation...
news / region
January 19, 2015 - 10:03am
Comedy’s key to murder mystery
England might be thought of by some as a country whose residents keep a stiff upper lip.
life / arts and entertainment
January 19, 2015 - 9:50am