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Prep boys basketball: Prescott, Plum City/Elmwood, and Spring Valley all win
Ellsworth boys basketball: Panthers play cat and mouse game with Saints
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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
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Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
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'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
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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
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Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
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Real Estate Showcase
Wild Side: River flowing through us
I've had a life-long fascination with water. My father took our family fishing on Lake Erie and canoeing in the Canadian wilderness when I was a boy. That fascination led me to Wisconsin when I was 17 to study aquatic ecology. I have worked with rivers in this region since then....
February 10, 2010 - 4:10pm
January 20, 2010
Man dies in Lake Winnebago trying to build winter reefs for fish
NEENAH - A Fox Valley Fishing club has suspended the building of winter reefs for fish habitat, after a landscaper died while doing that work on Lake Winnebago. A 39-year-old man from Van Dyne was killed yesterday, after his small dump truck fell through the ice near Neenah. He...
January 20, 2010 - 9:25am
January 17, 2010
NWF says Great Lakes ballast regulations must be tougher
MADISON - The Wisconsin chapter of the National Wildlife Federation says new permit regulations on dumping ballast water into the Great Lakes need to be tougher. The Department of Natural Resources has new permitting standards 100 times more restrictive than those required by the...
January 17, 2010 - 1:06pm
January 14, 2010
Environmental group supports Minnesota AG's stand on Asian carp
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy applauds Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson's decision to file a brief supporting Michigan's legal action to force Illinois to close a canal and stop Asian Carp from invading Lake Michigan. "This is a case of the...
January 14, 2010 - 12:29pm
December 22, 2009
State officials warn lake ice still not thick enough
MADISON - State officials say snowmobilers and ATV riders are taking too much of a chance by going on the ice this early in the season. A Muskego man was killed over the weekend after riding his ATV on Big Muskego Lake southwest of Milwaukee. It's a spring-fed lake that often produces...
December 22, 2009 - 10:31am
December 18, 2009
Jerry Seinfeld drops into Duluth area to film some ice fishing
DULUTH, Minn. - Rick and Annette Olson's 6-by-12-foot ice house was transformed into celebrity digs on Wednesday when Jerry Seinfeld came to town to film a trailer for an upcoming television program. Seinfeld and the cast and crew -- about 50 in all, according to Annette Olson --...
December 18, 2009 - 3:17pm
December 5, 2009
Officials considering closing Chicago canal to battle Asian carp
CHICAGO - The decision could be just days away on whether to close the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal. That could be the next step in the frantic effort to stop the predatory Asian Carp from getting into the Great Lakes. A spokesperson for the EPA says the decision to close the...
December 5, 2009 - 9:51pm
December 3, 2009
Dead fish surfacing after Chicago canal poisoned
CHICAGO - Dead fish began surfacing today on the canal off Lake Michigan where six miles of waters were poisoned. The Illinois DNR spread about two-thousand gallons of toxins on the Chicago Sanitary-and-Ship Canal - so the invasive Asian carp would not go into Lake Michigan through...
December 3, 2009 - 12:59pm
November 25, 2009
Red Wing Harbor Commission looks at extending no-wake zone
RED WING - At the request of some riverfront property owners, the Red Wing Harbor Commission is looking at extending the no-wake zone near Red Wing on the Mississippi River several miles north to Lock & Dam No. 3. The Harbor Commission will hold an informational meeting at 5 p.m....
November 25, 2009 - 11:28am
November 20, 2009
Asian carp cross barrier in Illinois, could head to Lake Michigan
CHICAGO - The Army Corps of Engineers will hold a news conference this morning, to explain how the dangerous Asian carp may have busted into Lake Michigan. New reports say the carp probably made it past a nine-million-dollar electronic barrier at the Chicago Sanitary-and-Ship Canal....
November 20, 2009 - 10:13am
September 25, 2009
Fish experts go high tech to find best spots for muskies to spawn
Wisconsin fish experts used high technology to find the best places for muskies to spawn. The Department of Natural Resources has come up with a computer model which will help identify the spawning areas which need the most rehab and protection. The model is the result of a two-year...
September 25, 2009 - 9:53am
September 18, 2009
Oil spill contained on Black River
From WKBT.com - La Crosse Channel 8 LA CROSSE - Emergency management officials are called in to contain a fuel spill in La Crosse. Officials told News Channel 8 a large boat came into Skipperliner to get serviced.
September 18, 2009 - 10:53am
July 28, 2009
Minnesota, Wisconsin agree to effort to save Lower St. Croix
(Courtsey of the Hudson Star-Observer) HUDSON - Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle and Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced continuing collaborative...
July 28, 2009 - 11:06pm
June 25, 2009
Piers allow people with handicaps to fish popular trout stream
EL PASO--About 80 people--members of the Eau Galle-Rush River Sportsman's Club and their guests--gathered June 13 to dedicate a three-pier handicapped-accessible area along the Rush River. The land, over 140 acres in the Town of El Paso, was donated to the sportsman's club last year...
June 25, 2009 - 9:10am
June 11, 2009
DNR announces changes in shoreland zoning
State officials say their proposed changes in lakeside zoning rules won't solve all the problems caused by growing development, but they'll go a long way. Tuesday, the Department of Natural Resources announced its first changes in Wisconsin's shoreland zoning regulations in more...
June 11, 2009 - 9:58am