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Police Beat: Man angry about drug denial; lady likes her clothes
Facebook chatting/texting listed as factor in 2013 accident
Assembly will debate right-to-work for 24 hours; Workforce secretary calls public-aid drug testing ‘compassionate’; 13 more state news briefs
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target letting thousands go at Minneapolis headquarters
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Holmen man arrested in Iowa on murder charge
crime and courts
EHS to defend title, SVE wants title at team wrestling state tournament
Ellsworth boys lose close tourney game to Osceola
Second half run eliminates Spring Valley boys' hoops team from regionals
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Two defending state champions win regional boys' basketball games
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild down Ottawa in a shootout 3-2
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
Valentine celebration held at care center
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Joyce I. Christensen, 82
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
Get Out! Deals
January 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: The worst of the cold wave is over
The worst of the cold wave is over in Wisconsin -- but it was still below-zero throughout the state overnight.
news / region
January 8, 2014 - 9:20am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: IDs revealed in murder-suicide in Olmsted County
The Olmsted County Sheriff's Department has determined the deaths of two college students at a rural home near Pine Island were the result of...
news / accidents
January 8, 2014 - 9:08am
January 6, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Former Rhinelander teacher placed on probation for drug convictions
A former Rhinelander High School teacher is spending another month in custody and four years on probation on convictions for thefts-and-illegal...
news / crime and courts
January 6, 2014 - 9:17am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: The entire Eastern US in deep freeze
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota may still be the coldest spot in the U-S, but the breathtakingly cold weather is sweeping the eastern half of the country,...
January 6, 2014 - 8:56am
January 3, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Body pulled from burned out Minneapolis apartment building
Fire officials say a body has been found in the rubble of a Minneapolis apartment building that burned down after an explosion Wednesday morning....
news / accidents
January 3, 2014 - 9:01am
January 2, 2014
Salvation Army: Trending down
The good news is the local Salvation Army collected $22,000 from holiday shoppers during the month-long Red Kettle Campaign.
news / region
January 2, 2014 - 10:05am
Psyched up to succeed
RED WING, Minn. -- With the excess of the holiday season winding down, Americans turn once again to the annual tradition of New Year’s resolutions. Losing weight, quitting smoking and reducing stress are just a few of the health-related pledges that top the list of go-to resolutions,...
January 2, 2014 - 9:38am
January 1, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New Year brings cold, snow to Wisconsin
It's not as cold as expected in northern Wisconsin on this first morning of 2014. But the eastern counties along Lake Michigan will get a bigger dose of lake-effect snow than was originally forecast -- up to eight inches in Metro Milwaukee. About the southern third of the Badger...
January 1, 2014 - 8:27am
December 31, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Diocese of Duluth to release list of offenders
DULUTH - The Roman Catholic Diocese of Duluth plans to release the names of its priests who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors this morning. The Duluth News-Tribune reports the announcement comes several weeks after a lawsuit was filed seeking the release of...
December 31, 2013 - 8:16am
December 30, 2013
It’s not too late to get a flu shot!
The Pierce County Health Department reports the state Center for Disease Control has received a number of reports of severe respiratory illness among young and middle-aged adults, many of whom were infected with influenza A virus from November through December. Many required...
news / region
December 30, 2013 - 4:11pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Bitter cold awaits Minnesotans today
Bundle up if you have any reason to be headed outside today. Most of Minnesota is under a wind child advisory from the National Weather Service until noon. With the bitter cold, the wind will make it feel like it's as frigid as 25 to 34 degrees below zero at times this morning....
December 30, 2013 - 8:46am
December 29, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Scammers taking advantage of Target data theft
The Better Business Bureau warns consumers that scammers may be using the massive data breach at Target as an opportunity to send out emails containing a virus. The BBB's Dan Hendrickson says people should not open any suspicious email claiming to help with the Target case The...
December 29, 2013 - 10:56am
December 27, 2013
Willow River and county parks offer snowshoeing lessons
Have you ever wanted to try snowshoeing? Willow River State Park and St. Croix County Parks are offering lessons this winter. You and your family will have the opportunity to learn special snowshoeing techniques and participate in fun activities along a guided trail. Don’t have...
sports / outdoors
December 27, 2013 - 12:20pm
December 26, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target hackers may have been discovered
MINNEAPOLIS - Security blogger Brian Krebs first broke the news of the security breach that hit Target just after Thanksgiving and now says he may have tracked down a criminal benefitting from the breach. On his website, Krebs identifies a Ukrainian man as the culprit behind selling...
December 26, 2013 - 9:28am