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Wisconsin roundup: State's Dems expect convention to end with unity; no bench experience for Walker's Supreme Court pick; 11 more state news stories
UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Hwy. 10 motorcycle crash
District hopes to expand elementary playground
Convicted sex offender arrested in Prescott
Details sorted out as Kuehni trial nears
crime and courts
Volleyball: Welsch, club team place 3rd at nationals
Baseball: Ellsworth Legion advances to Gopher State semis (w/video)
SCVBL: Ninth inning RF rally hands Hawks 3-2 loss
Janke brings experience to girls basketball team
Olson returns to girls tennis team as coach
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 8/2/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 8/1/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/1/16 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 8/1/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Robert R. Harshman, 90
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (June 29, 2016)
Real Estate Showcase
Wild Side: It's hard to be a bee in Wisconsin
Pierce County was once famous for its beekeepers and honey production. Hives around here averaged more than 80 pounds of honey each year. Light...
May 26, 2016 - 9:04am
May 11, 2016
Faculty no-confidence votes approved at UWM, not at Eau Claire; State delays, restructures debt payments again; 15 more state news stories
Almost 300 UW-Milwaukee faculty members voted unanimously to express no confidence in System President Ray Cross and the Board of Regents. But at Eau Claire, the Faculty Senate fell one vote short Tuesday of taking the same no-confidence vote, saying the group was moving too quickly...
May 11, 2016 - 8:32am
April 27, 2016
Wild Side: April showers bring out flowers in the forest
Recent showers and some mild thunderstorms temporarily delayed the early corn planting around here. I had a reprieve from farm-related work and...
April 27, 2016 - 2:44pm
April 13, 2016
Hudson Hospital will offer free computer and cell phone recycling April 22
In recognition of Earth Day, eight HealthPartners and Park Nicollet hospitals and clinics are partnering with Tech Dump, a Minnesota electronics...
April 13, 2016 - 1:10pm
April 7, 2016
DNR announces Habitat Handout Day April 23
Property owners interested in making their land more wildlife-friendly are invited to attend Habitat Handout Day Saturday, April 23, in Baldwin....
April 7, 2016 - 12:52pm
March 2, 2016
Feds to consider Lake Pepin habitat project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given word that a proposal to create islands and conduct dredging at the head of Lake Pepin has been selected...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00pm
February 26, 2016
State poll: Dems in virtual tie, Trump leads GOP; Poverty in Wisconsin hits highest level in decades; 12 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin's best-known independent poll has Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in a virtual tie as the April 5 presidential primary gets closer. A new Marquette Law School poll released Thursday gives Sanders a 44% to 43% edge, and he has a 30-point lead among...
February 26, 2016 - 7:30am
February 5, 2016
Wild Side: Arctic songbirds on winter vacation
A good remedy for seasonal affective disorder, or cabin fever, is to get outside and get some exercise. Volunteers for the Kinnickinnic River...
February 5, 2016 - 1:15pm
January 21, 2016
Wild Side: Prairie enthusiasts restore oak savanna
Many of us enjoy strolling through a park-like setting with scattered trees and grassy ground vegetation. This seems to be a common human predilection....
January 21, 2016 - 12:15pm
January 10, 2016
Wild Side: Clean, clear, cold and free-flowing
This morning the sky is deep blue, the air calm, and the temperature is well below freezing. Wraiths of water vapor snake up from the Kinnickinnic...
January 10, 2016 - 9:16am
December 8, 2015
Wild Side: Protect your ash; don’t move firewood
Now that we have more normal November temperatures, it’s time to throw another log on the fire. Many of us in rural areas heat with wood and...
December 8, 2015 - 11:51am
November 11, 2015
Man accused of killing fisherman will claim self-defense when trial begins Dec. 7; Pipeline site damaged in northwest Wisconsin; 10 more state news stories
BALSAM LAKE -- A Minnesota man accused of killing a fisherman on the Wisconsin side of the St. Croix River will testify, alleging self-defense. His attorneys say 20-year-old Levi Acre-Kendall of Cambridge will give jurors his side of the story during a two-week trial that's scheduled...
News/crime and courts
November 11, 2015 - 7:37am
August 12, 2015
Ron Kind column: Protecting the Beauty of Western & Central Wisconsin
Each of us in western and central Wisconsin is keenly aware of how important the environment is to our daily lives. From supporting our farming...
August 12, 2015 - 10:23am
June 30, 2015
Wild Side: Summer solstice is a fine time of year
Living in the northern hemisphere at close to 45 degrees north latitude, we look forward to this time of year during our long winters. We’ve...
June 30, 2015 - 4:03pm
June 26, 2015
Baldwin, Johnson split votes on global trade issue; State wins exemption from fed's carbon emission rules but Obama veto likely; 7 more Wisconsin stories
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson voted yes, and Democrat Tammy Baldwin voted no when the Senate agreed to give the president a stronger hand in global trade talks. On a 60- to 38 vote, the Senate Wednesday sent the measure to President Obama -- less than two weeks...
June 26, 2015 - 9:26am