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Two candidates take aim at Pierce Treasurer seat
District will buy property to expand playground
New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
Wisconsin news roundup: Sawyer County court clerk dies in apparent murder/suicide; DNC: Baldwin hails Hillary's health record, Moore slams Trump; nine more Wisconsin news stories
crime and courts
Baseball: Christenson gets his shot as head coach
Ellsworth 12U softball takes third at state
Plum City loses to Eau Claire Cavaliers at Carson Park
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
WATCH: Miss Elmwood 2016 is crowned
New UFO Days activities promise an ‘out of this world’ time
Meet the Elmwood royalty candidates
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
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
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Our county fair is a celebration of how we all work together
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
Real Estate Showcase
September 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Explosion takes place at Kaukauna paper mill
KAUKAUNA - A malfunctioning valve caused a weekend explosion at the Expera Thilmany paper mill in Kaukauna. One employee suffered minor burns in the blast late Saturday night, and was treated at the scene. Company spokeswoman Addie Teeters said the blow-up occurred during...
September 8, 2014 - 9:01am
September 5, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Chinese engineeer charged with industrial espionage
WAUKESHA - An engineer from China who worked at GE Health-care in Waukesha has been criminally charged in federal court with stealing the company's trade secrets. Forty-one year old Jun Xie is suspected of stealing almost two-and-a-half million files of trade secrets and other...
September 5, 2014 - 4:33pm
September 1, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: President Obama in Milwaukee on Labor Day
MILWAUKEE - President Obama brings his worst approval ratings to Wisconsin in more than two years during today’s visit. His appearance at Laborfest in Milwaukee is an official visit and not a campaign trip. He won’t be joined by Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor...
September 1, 2014 - 9:09am
August 7, 2014
Wild Side: The summer wild flower show
Our 10-week-old golden retriever Jack is an energetic pup with sharp teeth. I took him for a long walk around our place to introduce him to...
August 7, 2014 - 10:49am
July 30, 2014
Wild Side: What's Bugging You!
It’s hard to ignore the swarm of small insects buzzing around your head when outside these days. Not only do they distract and aggravate but...
July 30, 2014 - 1:02pm
July 10, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: AG says high school students can't be charged tuition for UW courses
MADISON - Wisconsin's attorney general says high school students who take University of Wisconsin courses cannot be charged tuition. In a legal opinion issued today, Van Hollen addressed concerns about a state budget item that lets prep students enroll in up two courses from...
July 10, 2014 - 6:30pm
July 5, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Fourth of July weekend so far a safe one in Wisconsin
Wisconsinites gathered across the state last night to celebrate the 4th of July. So far, early reports show the several displays of fireworks over the skies of the Badger State went off without incident. In a statement , Governor Scott Walker says yesterday’s celebrations honored...
July 5, 2014 - 8:19am
July 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: FCC to vote on proposal to put WiFi in Wisconsin schools and libraries
About 3,200 Wisconsin schools and libraries would get wireless Internet service over the next five years, under a proposal to be voted on this month. The board of the Federal Communications Commission plans to vote a week from Friday on a plan to spend two-billion dollars. It...
July 2, 2014 - 7:32pm
June 28, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Chippewas ask EPA to look into proposed mine
BAYFIELD - An Indian tribe is asking the EPA to look into the environmental impact of the proposed Gogebic iron ore mines. Chippewa leaders representing six bands in northern Wisconsin are concerned that the open pit mine, located in northern Wisconsin, could pollute water resources...
June 28, 2014 - 9:00am
June 25, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wolf quota of 156 approved
MILWAUKEE - A statewide wolf-hunting quota of 156 animals was approved today by the state Natural Resources Board at a meeting in Milwaukee. That's down from last year's quota of 251, as wildlife experts seek to continue a gradual reduction in the state's overall wolf population....
June 25, 2014 - 8:02pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Woman found in blanket died of natural causes
ST. PAUL -- Officials say the 39-year-old woman whose body was found wrapped in a blanket in a wooded area of St. Paul Saturday died of natural causes. Officials found Rahel Nigusse's body near Minnehaha Avenue and St. Paul Police Sergeant Paul Paulos says it appears she had...
June 25, 2014 - 7:49pm
June 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State regulators to decide tomorrow pipeline expansion in western Wisconsin
State utility regulators could decide tomorrow whether a new natural gas pipeline can be installed to serve frac-sand mines in western Wisconsin. The Public Service Commission is scheduled to have the final say on a plan by We Energies to put in a lateral pipeline from Eau Claire...
June 24, 2014 - 3:28pm
June 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Propane terminal to be built in Hixton
BLACK RIVER FALLS - A propane terminal will be built in west-central Wisconsin, to make up for the loss of a major pipeline that sent Canadian fuel into the Upper Midwest. CHS of Saint Paul and the Federation Co-operative of Black River Falls said the new terminal would be located...
June 4, 2014 - 4:53pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Entenza to run against Otto in State Auditor DFL primary
ST. PAUL - The unified ticket DFLers are touting coming out of their state convention in Duluth is fraying a bit. Former Minnesota State House Speaker Matt Entenza has filed papers to challenge incumbent State Auditor Rebecca Otto in the August 12th primary. Party Chairman Ken...
June 4, 2014 - 4:15pm
June 1, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New EPA regs would cut coal use at Wisconsin power plants
Wisconsin would be hit hard by a proposed federal order to cut emissions at coal-fired power plants. The EPA plans to unveil a major new proposal tomorrow, and the Badger State would be affected more than others. That's because it relies more on coal-fired power plants, as opposed...
June 1, 2014 - 9:01am