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PIERCE COUNTY LAND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE: 6/22/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 8/16/17 Town Meeting
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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...
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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
March 13, 2015
University’s research aims to ‘Bee’ healthy
UW-River Falls professors Brad and Kim Mogen have made their plans for spring break (March16-20). As many of their students may do, the Mogens...
March 13, 2015 - 6:00am
February 20, 2015
Wild Side: Wild blank places on the map
--Dan Wilcox, outdoor columnist Aldo Leopold once wrote, “Of what avail are forty freedoms without a blank spot on the map?”...
February 20, 2015 - 10:23am
February 18, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Young pleads no contest to burglaries across state
A former Waupun police lieutenant has pleaded no contest to crimes committed in seven Wisconsin counties. Bradley Young, who's now 45, is expected to be sentenced sometime in April after he admitted 59 burglaries throughout the state. Many of those break-ins did not come to...
February 18, 2015 - 2:43pm
February 17, 2015
Unit 1 back at full power at Prairie Island
RED WING - Unit-One is back to full power at the Prairie Island nuclear plant. The unit was down since January 26th, while a reactor-coolant...
February 17, 2015 - 9:40am
January 30, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Vehicle breaks through ice on Pelican Lake
PEQUOT LAKE, Minn. -- More reminders that ice on Minnesota lakes is never 100-percent safe. The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office reports a vehicle broke through the ice Thursday on Pelican Lake. The three occupants were able to escape uninjured before the vehicle sank in...
January 30, 2015 - 4:53pm