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Final points heard before puppy mill trial
Suspects still sought in stolen property case
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Hammond Hotel: 150-year-old iconic structure coming down
LIST UPDATED: Schools close Friday, Feb. 24
crime and courts
WIAA individual wrestling: Ellsworth sets school record
WIAA individual wrestling: SVE seniors headed to wrestlebacks
WIAA individual wrestling: SVE seniors move on to the semis
WIAA individual wrestling: Six out of eight Panthers advance to semifinals
Prep boys basketball: Motley's hot hand leads Panthers
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Cody James Skulski, 25
LaVerne J. McAleavey, 93
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Searching for the 'reform dividend'
Ron Kind column: Celebrating National FFA Week
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
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September 10, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Weather turns colder across state
It's beginning to feel a lot like autumn in northern Wisconsin -- even though the fall colors haven't emerged yet. The mercury dropped down to the 40's by mid-afternoon in many parts of the north and northwest Wisconsin, after heavy rains went through earlier this morning. Woodruff...
September 10, 2014 - 4:35pm
September 8, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Farimont woman dies In house fire
FAIRMONT, Minn. - A house fire has claimed the life of a woman in the south-central Minnesota city of Fairmont. The home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived Sunday morning and some neighbors were evacuated. The body of a 61-year-old female resident was found after...
September 8, 2014 - 6:32pm
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