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Wisconsin roundup: Democrats want federal monitoring of state elections; suspended UW student returns to court on sex allegations; 9 more state news stories
Charges: Suspect used car to injure man
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
Funeral for drowned Ellsworth boy is Wednesday in River Falls
crime and courts
WIAA football: Former all-conference lineman excels as a running back
WIAA cross country: Panthers wrap up season with pack mentality
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
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
Stagehands announce 'The Drawer Boy'
Happening Halloween: Where are the tricks and treats?
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
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
Harold K. Olson, 87
Ricky D. Rodewald, 62
Kyra Hayes, 16
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
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
February 10, 2015
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
January 16, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Teen wanted for Illinois murder arrested at Winona High School
WINONA -- The teen suspect in an Illinois murder was arrested yesterday at Winona High School. Winona Police say a detective with the Maywood, Illinois Police Department called them Wednesday, believing the 16-year-old murder suspect was in town. Local officers searched all...
January 16, 2015 - 3:03pm
January 12, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Senate vote expected on Keystone pipeline Monday
WASHINGTON D.C. -- The U.S. Senate was expected to take its first procedural vote Monday on a new bill to authorize the Keystone XL crude oil...
January 12, 2015 - 9:17am
January 7, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Temps moderating, snowfall and strong winds return
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Frigid cold temperatures are headed out and snowfall and high winds are comin' in. Meteorologist Bill Borghoff with the National Weather Service says tomorrow's highs should be back into the mid-teens, but the weather pattern that is responsible for the...
January 7, 2015 - 4:38pm
January 5, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Diamond to stand trial for stabbing in Port Washington
PORT WASHINGTON - Actor Dustin Diamond was ordered today to stand trial on Ozaukee County charges that he stabbed a man in the armpit during a Christmas Night bar fight. The 37-year-old Diamond, who played Screech on "Saved by the Bell" in the 1990's, was bound over at a preliminary...
January 5, 2015 - 5:01pm