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Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
UPDATE: Market conditions contribute to River Falls' nursing home's closure
Wisconsin roundup: Trump's 'Thank You Tour' comes to Wisconsin Tuesday; tuition hike ahead for some UW students; 6 more state news stories
Water meter mystery causes headache
Railroad, cops ask: Have you seen this thing?
crime and courts
Prep boys basketball: Prescott, Plum City/Elmwood, and Spring Valley all win
Ellsworth boys basketball: Panthers play cat and mouse game with Saints
Nine-day gun deer hunt season totals detailed
MBC prep wrestling: Panthers win first dual of season; Prescott falls to Somerset
Prep girls basketball: Free throws keep Plum City/Elmwood from staging comeback
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Justin Dale Ogden, 32
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
Audrey Cernohous, 78
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
Real Estate Showcase
June 26, 2015
Walker unwavering in criticism of Obamacare, Supreme Court; Gableman request baffles court-watchers; 8 more Wisconsin stories
Gov. Scott Walker says the next president and Congress should not only repeal Obamacare, but should also approve judges who would uphold laws and not make them. The potential 2016 Republican White House hopeful went on Fox News last night to slam the U.S. Supreme Court's decision...
June 26, 2015 - 9:20am
June 22, 2015
Lake association and DNR reach agreement
The Lake Mallalieu Association and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have reached an agreement that gave the green light to the drawdown...
June 22, 2015 - 10:40am
May 15, 2015
Alternatives emerge for Little Falls Lake dam
Eight options will be mapped out for the future of the Little Falls Lake dam, but Department of Natural Resources officials said last week it...
May 15, 2015 - 11:24am
May 7, 2015
BC seeks $4 million in funding for plant
BAY CITY—The Village of Bay City has applied to USDA Rural Development for financial assistance to upgrade the village’s wastewater treatment plant. The $4,014,700 being sought is the estimated total cost of the proposed plant improvements, according to Village Clerk-Treasurer...
May 7, 2015 - 10:19am
May 6, 2015
Joint Finance affirms 20 percent cut for local recycling programs; midnight fire destroys Woodruff senior center; 12 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- It appears that local governments will have to make do with less funding from the state to help pay for their recycling programs over the next year. The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee agreed Tuesday to a one-year reduction in state recycling aid from $20 million...
May 6, 2015 - 9:22am
April 29, 2015
Wildside: It's finally spring again
Last Sunday was a fine day in the neighborhood. Despite a cool start in the 40s, the sun came out in a clear blue sky. Walking through our woods...
April 29, 2015 - 8:35am
April 23, 2015
Ex-con nabbed in 'Dells casino after 10-month flight; majority of Wisconsinites don't favor Walker presidential run; 9 more state stories
WISCONSIN DELLS -- Eric Hall, the man who allegedly stole an SUV and burglarized two River Falls businesses as part of a multi-county crime spree, has finally been captured. Hall, who has been wanted for numerous crimes throughout Wisconsin since being released from prison last June...
April 23, 2015 - 9:02am
April 16, 2015
Copper in wastewater topic for city council
PRESCOTT--A willingness to work with the city about copper appearing in wastewater was expressed to the Prescott City Council early last month. Mike Maxson, manager of the Bergquist Company in Prescott, told the council the company is in 100 percent compliance with Department of...
April 16, 2015 - 9:55am
April 9, 2015
Winter’s not done yet; Abrahamson files federal lawsuit to hold onto chief justice post; 14 more state news stories
Winter is returning to parts of northern Wisconsin. The National Weather Service says freezing rain moved in this morning north of a line from Tomahawk to Wausaukee. More rain is expected this evening, followed by snow in north central Wisconsin. Four to seven inches are possible...
News/crime and courts
April 9, 2015 - 9:33am
April 5, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Badger fans celebrate UW's win over Kentucky
MADISON – University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team fans showed their team they appreciate the effort it took to beat perfection. Wisconsin’s 71-64 win in Indianapolis at the Final Four ended Kentucky’s quest for a perfect 40-0 season. The final buzzer kick-started...
April 5, 2015 - 9:36am
April 2, 2015
CEO delivers key messages to co-op meeting audience
President and CEO Larry Dokkestul delivered a few key messages to the 221 members who attended the annual meeting of Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services Saturday. Dokkestul emphasized the importance of keeping the cooperative on a solid financial footing. Reliability and affordability...
April 2, 2015 - 12:21pm
April 1, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Starbucks CEO meets with Hamilton family
MILWAUKEE -- The CEO of Starbucks was expected to meet privately today with the family of Dontre Hamilton, who was killed by a Milwaukee police officer last spring. Hamilton was shot 14 times by officer Christopher Manney in the city's downtown Red Arrow Park. Employees of a...
April 1, 2015 - 6:13pm
March 28, 2015
Trout Unlimited announces grant for rehabilitation of Kinnickinnic River
RIVER FALLS - The Kiap-TU-Wish Chapter of Trout Unlimited is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from Embrace-A-Stream to help finance a conservation project on the Kinnickinnic River east of River Falls. This grant is the latest in a series of grants from various...
March 28, 2015 - 9:14am
March 20, 2015
Willow River lake to be drained amid concerns
Safety concerns at a dam in a popular western Wisconsin state park will leave a lake there emptied for at least two years beginning as soon as...
March 20, 2015 - 10:00am
March 19, 2015
Wild Side: Bluebirds are looking for housing
A few weeks ago we saw eastern bluebirds along a pasture fence line where mules were grazing in northern Florida. Male bluebirds are elegant...
March 19, 2015 - 9:52am