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Referendum projects take center stage
New county shop enters design phase
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
Raynee Farrell celebrates 40 years at Bank Mutual
Wisconsin roundup: State's Dems expect convention to end with unity; no bench experience for Walker's Supreme Court pick; 11 more state news stories
crime and courts
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
Volleyball: Welsch, club team place 3rd at nationals
Baseball: Ellsworth Legion advances to Gopher State semis (w/video)
SCVBL: Ninth inning RF rally hands Hawks 3-2 loss
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
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
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
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
October 3, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Two bear cubs saved after they got trapped in a tree
Two bear cubs have been saved, after they got trapped in a tree in northwest Wisconsin.
October 3, 2014 - 9:25am
September 26, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fire in Chicago cancelling flights at MSP
CHICAGO - A fire at an Illinois flight control center is forcing both O'Hare International and Midway Airports to ground flights this morning, impacting air travel to and from MSP International Airport. Airport spokesman Pat Hogan suggests travelers check on their flight status...
September 26, 2014 - 4:01pm
September 25, 2014
Giant mushrooms found on Ellsworth farm
Jim Langer found these giant puffball mushrooms along a soybean field on his farm northwest of Ellsworth. The larger of the two measured 15 inches...
September 25, 2014 - 11:03am
September 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Inmate escapes from work-release in Marathon County
MARATHON - A Marathon County inmate on work release has disappeared. Police are now searching for 19-year-old Dylan Alexandroni, after he failed to report back to jail after walking off his job. Alexandroni was at Draeger’s Dairy Farm Monday evening. Alexandroni had just started...
September 24, 2014 - 4:50pm
September 19, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Bulletproof vest saves the life of a sheriff's deputy
A bullet-resistant vest may have saved the life of a Polk County Sheriff's deputy.
News/crime and courts
September 19, 2014 - 8:57am
September 8, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: One dead from hayride accident in western Minnesota
WOODS TOWNSHIP, Minn. -- A person is dead after a hayriding accident in western Minnesota. The Chippewa County Sheriff's Office says a group was out for a birthday party hayride Saturday night in Woods Township. A tractor was pulling two hay racks that were joined together....
September 8, 2014 - 8:43am
September 5, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Expert warns of possible data breach at Goodwill
The same source that revealed the Target data breach last year is warning bargain shoppers that their financial information may be at risk. KrebsOnSecurity says banks across the country are tracking what appears to be a series of credit card breaches involving Goodwill locations...
September 5, 2014 - 4:18pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Flooding affects parts of Door County
One of Wisconsin's major tourist areas was underwater overnight. Parts of Door County got five-inches of rain since yesterday morning. The...
September 5, 2014 - 10:32am
September 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal appeals court strikes down SSM ban in Wisconsin & Indiana
CHICAGO - A federal appeals court struck down same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana this afternoon. The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago called the 2006 ban unconstitutional -- and a three-judge panel scolded officials in both states for the reasons they gave...
September 4, 2014 - 5:51pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Water levels continue to rise on the Great Lakes
Water levels continue to rise on Wisconsin's two Great Lakes.
September 4, 2014 - 9:36am
August 26, 2014
Vieths honored by county board for 100 years of Vieths General Store & Tavern
John Viethsof Vieths General Store and Tavern in Hager City was honored by the Pierce County Board during its monthly meeting Tuesday evening...
August 26, 2014 - 9:45pm
August 25, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Storms knock-out power, do damage across the state
Another round of heavy thunderstorms went through Wisconsin this morning. As of seven o'clock, about 14,000 electric customers were in the dark statewide. About half of those are in Sauk and Columbia counties, where some trees fell in the Portage area about 6:30. Trees and...
August 25, 2014 - 9:23am
August 22, 2014
'Bison Dog' adds new flavor to Minnesota State Fair
The Minnesota State Fair offers a variety of foods for visitors to try, with new flavors every year. This year, fairgoers can get a taste of...
August 22, 2014 - 9:40am
August 19, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Cost of new Madison-to-La Crosse powerline over a half billion dollars
LA CROSSE - A proposed new electric transmission line between Madison and La Crosse would cost $540-to-$580 million. That's according to a draft environmental assessment released today. It was among 17 projects endorsed in 2011 by the Midwest's regional transmission regulator,...
August 19, 2014 - 4:37pm
August 12, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Winona officials to hold public meeting on recent flag burnings
WINONA - There's a public meeting Thursday in Winona to discuss and address a series of flag burnings in the community. Police have responded to 13 American flag burnings recently and most were on poles attached to homes. Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding...
August 12, 2014 - 4:20pm