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Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Looking back on 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Protests follow in wake of Hamilton decision by Milwaukee DA
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Lino Lakes man seriously injured in snowmobile crash
Hulne announces retirement from Prescott Schools
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: At least 11 people injured after being struck by lighting after Packers' game in Tampa
crime and courts
PIERCE COUNTY HERALD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK - Ellsworth's Michael Koch and Prescott's Olivia Rohl
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packers need win to avoid all road games in playoffs
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Vikings lose 37-35 on a blocked punt
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Packers clinch a playoff berth in 20-3 win over Tampa Bay
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild rally for tie but lose in OT
Santa and his helper in Plum City
Prescott EMS Director says thank you to the public
Lobergs win Ugly Sweater contest
Animal sleepover at Prescott Library
Holiday recital Friday in Prescott at UCC
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
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
Neil C. Jones, 74
Helen Grace Bengtson, 90
Gregg E. Martin, 64
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Get Out! Deals
December 23, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Snowstorm leaves Wisconsin followed by cold temperatures for Christmas
The snow has finally stopped in far northwest Wisconsin -- and it was already being replaced by bitter cold wind-chills over the lunch hour. The actual temperature was only one-above at noon at Superior, Siren, and New Richmond. Wind-chills were in the minus teens in much of...
December 23, 2013 - 2:27pm
December 21, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: All of southern Wisconsin under Winter Storm Warning
Winter storms will likely throw a wrench into some holiday travelplans in the state. The National Weather Service in Sullivan has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the entire southern portion of Wisconsin, for tonight and into tomorrow evening. The weather service says a low...
December 21, 2013 - 10:42am
December 20, 2013
Organizers envision another free clinic, but with different focus
A local service group is spotlighting a neglected area of wellness by trying to form a free clinic for those with mental illnesses who can’t afford treatment.
December 20, 2013 - 10:13am
December 19, 2013
Double duty: CVTC grad also EMT trainer
Jessica Brickner was not out of her element at all as the student speaker at the Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) River Falls campus graduation Dec. 16 at Meyer Middle School.
news / education
December 19, 2013 - 10:40am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Catholic officials meet with police regarding sex abuse
Catholic officials met with St. Paul police yesterday in a closed-door meeting to discuss sex abuse in the church. The meeting was scheduled...
news / crime and courts
December 19, 2013 - 9:28am
December 18, 2013
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: MNSure Executve Director resigns
The executive director of Minnesota's healthcare exchange stepped down yesterday amid controversy over the rocky rollout of the state insurance...
news / government
December 18, 2013 - 9:36am
December 17, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Sen. Cullen recovering from open-heart surgery
JANESVILLE - Wisconsin State Senator Tim Cullen is recovering from open heart surgery. A spokesperson from his office says the 69-year-old Janesville Senator had non-emergency valve replacement surgery on Dec. 5 in Minnesota. Cullen, a Democrat, expects to return to the State Senate...
December 17, 2013 - 4:55pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Former Priest says more needs to be done in Sex Abuse transparency
WINONA -- A former Catholic priest and monk says the list of fourteen Diocese of Winona clergy who have been credibly accused of molesting children...
news / crime and courts
December 17, 2013 - 9:57am
December 16, 2013
STATE NEWS ROUNDUP: Temperatures expected to warm up the next couple of days
It's still bitterly cold throughout Wisconsin -- but some places are 10 degrees warmer than they were at three o'clock this morning.
news / region
December 16, 2013 - 9:42am
December 13, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Man gets 145 years prison for molesting six children and making videos of the assaults
A judge in Racine sentenced a man to 145 years in prison for molesting six children and making videos of the assaults.
news / crime and courts
December 13, 2013 - 10:17am
December 12, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New law allows taverns and liquor stores to sue fake ID users
MADISON - A new bill signed into law today would let Wisconsin bars and liquor stores sue underage customers who use fake ID's to buy booze. Governor Scott Walker agreed to let retailers file small claims suits for up to a-thousand dollars against 18-to-20-year-olds, or the parents...
December 12, 2013 - 4:48pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Willmar police ID dead man found in apartment
WILLMAR, Minn. - Police have identified a man whose body was found in a Willmar apartment Wednesday morning. Captain Jim Felt says the roomate of 22-year-old Tyler Richards found him unconscious and not breathing in his bedroom. The roomate called police and when first responders...
December 12, 2013 - 4:09pm
RFAH Foundation gives $3,500 to Ellsworth ambulance service
The Ellsworth Area Ambulance Service wants to improve out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest survival rates by 50 percent over the next five years. One of the keys to reaching this goal is the LUCAS, a computerized device which performs automated CPR. Successful fundraising earlier...
news / region
December 12, 2013 - 9:55am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Franken optimistic a Farm Bill will be passed next month
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A Minnesota Senator is offering reassurance to farmers - saying that while a final Farm Bill isn't likely to see a vote before...
news / politics
December 12, 2013 - 9:00am
December 11, 2013
Editorial: Get ready for emergencies
Disasters can strike quickly and often without warning. Wisconsin Emergency Management and the American Red Cross of Western Wisconsin encourage individuals, families, households, businesses and communities to get ready for anything unexpected. Preparing can start with three important...
opinion / editorials
December 11, 2013 - 4:39pm