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Car-semi accident near Prescott causes injuries
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New law allows taverns and liquor stores to sue fake ID users
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Willmar police ID dead man found in apartment
Spring Valley board votes to close vacant building
STATE NEWS ROUNDUP: Racine man looking at life in prison after molestating six kids
crime and courts
STATE OUTDOORS ROUND-UP: New crossbow hunting season signed into law
Prescott's 6-1 start puts them in state coaches' poll
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Rodgers able to throw in Packers' practice
Wild continue western road trip
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Corey Hart now a Seattle Mariner
Reed Grimm joins 'Girl Singers' on Red Wing stage
Euchre tournament at Rush River Snowmobile Club
Grimm has role in play showcasing Gershwin's works
'Longest Night' acknowledges holidays carry measure of grief
Fired up about Santa
arts and entertainment
Donald "Don" Curtis Wilson, 57
Arley Jerome Huber, 91
George W. Darland, Jr., 78
Lorraine Zignego, 94
Gordon Brahmer, 79
Editorial: Get ready for emergencies
Old Cowbelle: Old Habits
Editorial: Beware - winter's on its way
Editorial: Act to avoid falls, prevent rabies
Editorial: Put pedestrians first
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/17/13 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE: 12/19/13 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/18/13 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY - MEETING CANCELLATION: 12/12/13 Human Services Board Meeting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 12/16/13 Town Board Meeting
November 26, 2013
Editorial: Act to avoid falls, prevent rabies
As the year wanes, those who are in the twilight of their lives are reminded the statistics on falls among older Americans are staggering. The...
opinion / editorials
November 26, 2013 - 2:47pm
Testing shows low levels of 3M incinerator pollutants
Second-year monitoring at the controversial hazardous waste incinerator at 3M-Cottage Grove continues to show low levels of air pollution emissions.
news / business
November 26, 2013 - 8:55am
November 21, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Flu season has started early again
The flu season has started early in Wisconsin for the second year in a row.
news / government
November 21, 2013 - 10:37am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Minnesota murder suspect refuses to attend court appearance in Arizona
A former Fergus Falls man wanted for murder in Otter Tail County is causing problems for Arizona authorities.
news / crime and courts
November 21, 2013 - 10:04am
November 19, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: St. Cloud City Council approves outdoor furniture ban
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - The St. Cloud City Council Monday night approved an ordinance that would prohibit residents from putting indoor furniture outdoors. The council conducted a study back in July that brought up an increasing concern of couches and chairs being put on porches, patios...
November 19, 2013 - 9:24am
November 18, 2013
Affordable Health Care: No one should fall through the cracks
By Senator Kathleen Vinehout A focus on solutions could make a special legislative session on health insurance a success. Gov. Walker recently told the Associated Press “We want to make sure nobody falls through the cracks.” If this is the goal, the best solution would be to...
opinion / columns
November 18, 2013 - 1:15pm
Buyback collects 181 pounds of Halloween candy
Halloween, kids and candy may go together, but tooth decay and cavities don’t need to follow.
November 18, 2013 - 10:14am
Warren's man weight-loss story inspires people around the world
Keith Trotter began blogging about his efforts to lose weight simply to hold himself accountable.
life / food
November 18, 2013 - 10:01am
November 16, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Stolen vehicle in Milwaukee contains important flash drive
MILWAUKEE - Authorities in Milwaukee are looking for a stolen car that contained a flash drive of important information. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says the flash drive contains personal information on six-thousand city employees and about three-thousand spouses or partners. The...
November 16, 2013 - 9:46am
November 15, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Assembly wraps-up fall session this morning
MADISON - The Wisconsin State Assembly sent two major bills to Governor Scott Walker during a 12-hour session that ended at 2:10 this morning that included a number of partisan squabbles. The lower house gave final legislative approval to a compromise that limits public access...
November 15, 2013 - 8:34am
Emergency chlorination noticed lifted from Ellsworth Village
Public Works Director Greg Engeset announed Thursday afternoon, Nov. 14, that the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has lifted the emergency chlorination of the Village of Ellsworth's water system after the final set of five samples came back safe. "We will continue to chlorinate...
news / government
November 15, 2013 - 8:26am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Dayton proposes new highway projects
ST. PAUL - Governor Dayton is eyeing ten state highway projects at a cost of $300-million to ease congestion. The governor plans to use money from special borrowing approved by lawmakers last session and conceded to reporters that raising taxes to pay for roads will be a tough...
November 15, 2013 - 8:12am
November 14, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Study indictaes link between gluten and diabetes
ROCHESTER - Mayo Clinic researchers have completed an animal study that seems to show a connection between Type One diabetes and gluten in wheat products. Immunologist Dr. Govin Rajagopalan says the goal of the research was not just to determine if gluten in wheat products leads...
November 14, 2013 - 2:47pm
November 8, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Sudden cold snap affects homeless in Fox Valley
A brief cold snap has Wisconsin homeless shelters bracing for more business. The demand for emergency housing remains relatively high, and the Emergency Shelter in Appleton is trying to get other shelters in the Fox Valley to work together. Jerome Martin says there are a half-dozen...
November 8, 2013 - 10:11am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Grand Rapids man sentenced for stabbing last summer
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. - A Grand Rapids man has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for a July stabbing that left the victim seriously injured. Twenty-nine-year-old Joshua Julien pleaded guilty to first-degree assault last month as part of a deal with prosecutors. Julien...
November 8, 2013 - 9:40am