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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites celebrate Christmas Day
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dog treat recall due to possible salmonella,
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Two from Wisconsin killed by Lake Superior waves
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing man found dead in Lake Superior
New building at Wieser Concrete rising up
crime and courts
Pierce County prep teams active during Holiday Week
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: U gridders leave for Orlando, Citrus Bowl today
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packer linemen face challenge of Detroit's Suh
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Rodgers working through calf injury, flu
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild woes continue as they lose to Flyers 5-2
Participate in our holiday coloring contest
Prescott UCC hosts Bethlehem Peace Light
Cottage Grove soldier returns to surprise sister before Christmas
Santa and his helper in Plum City
Prescott EMS Director says thank you to the public
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/30/14 Budget & Finance Comm. Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Permit
Terry Elizabeth Young, 62
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Helen Grace Bengtson, 90
Gregg E. Martin, 64
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December 24, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: One dead, one missing on Lake Superior near Tofte
TOFTE, Minn. - One man has died and authorties are searching for another in Lake Superior near Bluefin Bay Resort. A 66-year-old man was trying to pull a 40-year-old male from the water -- when he was pulled into the lake by a large wave. The first person in the water, was...
21 hours 22 min ago
December 23, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Pierce County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in state
Nine of Wisconsin's 12 metro areas had increases in jobs from mid-October to mid-November, including Pierce County. State workforce development officials issued preliminary numbers today. Unadjusted jobless rates in Wisconsin's 72 counties ranged from 2.7 percent in Pierce County...
December 23, 2014 - 4:11pm
December 22, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Lino Lakes man seriously injured in snowmobile crash
ATKIN, Minn. -- A Lino Lakes man suffered serious injuries in a snowmobile crash Friday night near Aitkin. The Aitkin County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Andrew Johnson was driving off Gun Lake onto shore when he was thrown from the machine. Johnson went to a hospital...
December 22, 2014 - 3:58pm
Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Looking back on 2014
The close of the year is a good time to reflect on what passed and look forward to what lies ahead.
news / politics
December 22, 2014 - 1:41pm
December 20, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal judge tosses out wolf hunting season
WASHINGTON D.C. - A federal judge has tossed out a decision by the Obama Administration which will end wolf hunting and trapping in three states, including Wisconsin. There is an estimated wolf population in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin of about 3,700. The U.S. Fish and...
December 20, 2014 - 10:47am
December 19, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites sickened from eating pre-packaged caramel apples
Federal health officials say five people have died, and over two dozen others got sick after eating pre-packaged caramel apples in Wisconsin and nine other states. The numbers of Wisconsin cases were not immediately released. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control said it knew...
December 19, 2014 - 5:06pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Fiscal Bureau memo declares $1B-plus shortfall looms large
The state government would need an extra $1 billion-plus to continue all of its current services except transportation over the next two years....
news / government
December 19, 2014 - 9:23am
December 18, 2014
Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Don't let government accountability 'reform' mean return to corruption
“I promise you that two years from now, when we are sitting here, the GAB will not be in the current format,” Assembly Speaker Robin Vos...
news / government
December 18, 2014 - 12:25pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker says he'll call out National Guard to deal with unrest in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE - Governor Scott Walker says he'll call out the National Guard to quell any unrest from an upcoming decision on charges in the Milwaukee police shooting of Dontre Hamilton. However, Walker said yesterday he fully expects people to respond peacefully to whatever Milwaukee...
December 18, 2014 - 10:10am
December 17, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Walker championing tax relief while WTA says we're now 12th highest
MADISON -- As Wisconsinites receive their annual property tax bills, Gov. Scott Walker is traveling the state Wednesday to remind those folks...
news / government
December 17, 2014 - 10:30am
December 16, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Persons calling state unemployment line put on hold
MADISON - For two months last winter, 60-percent of those calling to get state unemployment benefits were put on hold without somebody answering them. The Legislative Audit Bureau said today that the Workforce Development Department's call centers blocked 1.7 million calls...
December 16, 2014 - 4:24pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Nearly 8,000 turkeys die in SW Minnesota fire
LORAIN TWP., Minn. - Around 7,500 five-week-old turkeys are dead after an overnight fire at the Meyer Turkey Farm in southwestern Minnesota. Round Lake Fire Chief Mike Smith says the barn was fully engulfed when they arrived just before 1 a-m (Tue) and flames were shooting through...
December 16, 2014 - 4:14pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dahlstrom to be charged with murder in Duluth stabbing
DULUTH The St. Louis County Attorney's Office plans to charge 35-year old Jesse Dahlstrom of Duluth with premeditated first degree murder in the stabbing death of Sally Pionk. Dahlstrom will be arraigned today and the case will be presented to a grand jury for the first degree...
December 16, 2014 - 9:29am
December 15, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target lawyers cite wiretapping decision in fight against data breach lawsuit
MINNEAPOLIS -- Millions of Target customers whose personal information was stolen by hackers just before Christmas last year may not get a judgment in their favor if the court sides with corporate lawyers, who are citing a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The high court ruled...
December 15, 2014 - 5:48pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Pro-life groups ramp up to capitalize on Republican majority
MADISON -- With larger Republican majorities in the state Legislature, pro-life groups are working on several anti-abortion measures they hope...
news / government
December 15, 2014 - 9:13am