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Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
Problem properties may face fines if they don’t shape up
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Former caregiver, 55, sentenced to prison
Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries
crime and courts
Football: Panthers start season with big win at Spooner
Football: Mistakes are minimized in Spring Valley win vs. SCF
Football: Early touchdown doesn’t hurt Wolves in 42-7 victory
Football: Prescott works through some roster turnover
Football: Spring Valley works to replace talented seniors
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
WATCH: Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Ricky D. Rodewald, 62
Dale D. Jensen, 80
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Kathleen Vinehout column: Have an opinion about your internet connection? Let your voice be heard!
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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