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MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Avian Flu confirmed in Pope County turkey flock
Regents formally request lawmakers reduce $300 million cut; Assembly winding up all-night debate; 10 more Wisconsin stories
Notification of unusual event at Prairie Island terminated
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate drops to five percent
Ellsworth HS grad charged with attempted murder after savage beating
crime and courts
Prescott, EPC play in regional semifinals tonight
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers claim Big Ten title outright after beating Gophers 76-63
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild rally to beat Capitals 2-1
Wild Side: Big birds back from verge of extinction
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badger-Gopher showdown on the hardwood tonight in Minneapolis
A hunter’s dream: Local fifth-grader bags huge bear
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
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
Dawn Ann Viegut, 54
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
Get Out! Deals
May 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Rain keeps Mississippi River levels up
LA CROSSE - Some flood warnings on the Mississippi River are lasting longer than first projected, thanks to the rain we've had this week. The river dropped below its flood stage in La Crosse this morning, and it dropped its banks at Winona. However, the Mississippi is still...
May 9, 2014 - 4:18pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Schools taking advantage of not having to be in session 180 days
Wisconsin schools are wasting no time taking advantage of a new state law that threw out the required 180-day school year. Altoona, which is...
news / education
May 9, 2014 - 9:52am
May 7, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Senate passes Medical Marijuana bill
ST. PAUL -- Would law enforcement go along with more than one medical marijuana dispensary in the state? That's one of the big questions after...
news / region
May 7, 2014 - 8:45am
May 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State GOP Convention votes down secession resolution
MILWAUKEE - A resolution to affirm the state’s right to secede from the union has been defeated. The tea party-backed resolution was shot down by a voice vote, during a Wisconsin Republican convention in Milwaukee yesterday. In addition to secession rights, the resolution would...
May 4, 2014 - 10:03am
May 2, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Area of drought shrinking in Minnesota
CHANHASSEN, Minn. - The heavy rain and snow that covered much of Minnesota for the past week hasn't quite made the drought go away. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map shows the area of Minnesota in drought has shrunk from nearly 19 percent last week to just under eight percent this...
May 2, 2014 - 3:35pm
April 30, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New poll shows governor's race tied
A poll commissioned by conservatives shows Republican Governor Scott Walker in a tie with his main Democratic challenger Mary Burke. The Liberty Foundation and Magellan Strategies said both candidates had 47-percent support among 851 likely Wisconsin voters polled in mid-April....
April 30, 2014 - 5:05pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Wisconsin's health system named among the best in the nation
Another study shows that Wisconsin's health system is among the best in the nation. The Badger State's overall health performance is ranked...
life / health
April 30, 2014 - 9:36am
April 29, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Medical marijuana bill clears another legislative hurdle
ST. PAUL -- The medical marijuana bill continues moving forward at the Capitol after passing today in the Senate State and Local Government committee. Assistant Health Commissioner Aggie Leitheiser says they want to see the chemicals in marijuana help make things better for...
April 29, 2014 - 4:09pm
Beder carries on in face of battle with cancer
Kay Beder has kept as busy as ever while continuing to fight off the effects of lung cancer.
life / health
April 29, 2014 - 10:03am
April 28, 2014
Coalition speakers deliver health pitch to Ellsworth Chamber
How to reverse the trend toward more obesity in Pierce County was a message two speakers sent to the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce Thursday.
news / region
April 28, 2014 - 12:23pm
April 26, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State involved with National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
Several locations across the state are playing host to National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day today. According to the Wisconsin Department of Justice, residents dropped off over 19 tons worth of unwanted and/or unused prescription drugs during last year’s event. Attorney General...
April 26, 2014 - 10:33am
April 24, 2014
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: GOP field now down to three for those wanting to replace Ron Kind
The field of Republicans hoping to replace U-S House Democrat Ron Kind of La Crosse got a little smaller yesterday. Chris Anderson pulled out of the race, leaving three other G-O-P hopefuls to square off in an August primary for the right to challenge Kind in November. Anderson,...
news / government
April 24, 2014 - 9:14am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Post-shooting audio tape: "I don't see them as human"
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. -- Testimony continues today (Thurs) in Little Falls in the trial of 65-year-old Byron Smith, accused of murdering two teens...
news / crime and courts
April 24, 2014 - 9:04am
April 18, 2014
Assisted living addition
The exterior has mostly been completed as work on the new assisted living addition to Plum City Care Center continued last week
life / health
April 18, 2014 - 10:29am
April 15, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Former MSU football coach could return to job
MINNEAPOLIS - We're expected to learn this afternoon whether former Minnesota State-Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner will return to his old job, after being fired last May. An arbitrator ruled last week that Minnesota State-Mankato was wrong to dismiss Hoffner and his four-year...
April 15, 2014 - 8:11am