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Referendum projects take center stage
New county shop enters design phase
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
Raynee Farrell celebrates 40 years at Bank Mutual
Wisconsin roundup: State's Dems expect convention to end with unity; no bench experience for Walker's Supreme Court pick; 11 more state news stories
crime and courts
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
Volleyball: Welsch, club team place 3rd at nationals
Baseball: Ellsworth Legion advances to Gopher State semis (w/video)
SCVBL: Ninth inning RF rally hands Hawks 3-2 loss
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 8/2/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 8/1/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 8/1/16 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 8/1/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Mary K. Wandmacher, 68
Mary E. Sperger, 87
Thomas L. DeLong, 64
Eugene Moga, 91
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Kathleen Vinehout column: Our county fair is a celebration of how we all work together
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
Real Estate Showcase
June 19, 2015
Drug overdoses now leading cause of injury in Wisconsin; Republicans bicker over budget -- package still not out of committee; 10 more state news stories
Drug overdoses have become the leading cause of injury in 36 states, including Wisconsin, according to a national report. The Trust for America's Health has issued the report that drug overdoses have now surpassed motor vehicle-related deaths in most states. Jeffrey Levi, the...
News/crime and courts
June 19, 2015 - 11:14am
June 15, 2015
Senate caucus still short votes to pass budget; some physicians fall short on continuing ed.; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin Senate majority leader Scott Fitzgerald appears to be running out of wiggle room in his GOP caucus to get a new state budget passed. Fitzgerald does not have the 17 votes needed to pass a two-year spending package. Two conservative Republicans -- Duey Strobel...
June 15, 2015 - 9:08am
May 20, 2015
Committee OKs most facets of drug testing for public assistance, returns $127 million to K-12 education; region's residents among nation's most fit; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsinites would not have to pass drug tests to get food stamp benefits but the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee still decided Tuesday evening to make unemployment benefit recipients take drug tests along with patients in Badger-Care Plus, and those in the W-2 welfare-to-work...
May 20, 2015 - 9:24am
May 19, 2015
St. Croix Valley Shrine Club presents check to hospital
In keeping with their mission, the St. Croix Valley Shrine Club presented a check for over $10,000 to the Shriners Hospital for Children at their...
May 19, 2015 - 1:55pm
May 4, 2015
Body of missing UW-River Falls student found
RIVER FALLS -- Day two of the search for 20-year-old Robert “Bobby” S. Sontag resulted in the discovery of his body on the Kinnickinnic River...
May 4, 2015 - 7:54pm
April 30, 2015
Benefit to be held for Missy Skulski
HAGER CITY -- It has been a tough year for the Skulski family and Melissa (Missy) Skulski is in for the fight of her life. Her faith in God has...
April 30, 2015 - 11:26am
April 17, 2015
Local woman needs public’s help to get kidney transplant
Michaela (Kayla) Emerson admits she’s a shy person. That’s why it took her a long time before going public with her story. Yet, going...
April 17, 2015 - 1:09pm
April 15, 2015
Name sought for "SimMan"
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s SimMan – and he has finally landed at River Falls Area Hospital. The $48,000 high-tech simulation...
April 15, 2015 - 1:36pm
April 1, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Starbucks CEO meets with Hamilton family
MILWAUKEE -- The CEO of Starbucks was expected to meet privately today with the family of Dontre Hamilton, who was killed by a Milwaukee police officer last spring. Hamilton was shot 14 times by officer Christopher Manney in the city's downtown Red Arrow Park. Employees of a...
April 1, 2015 - 6:13pm
March 30, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Congressional hearing held in Tomah on VA
TOMAH -- Whistle-blowers and patients' relatives had their say today at a congressional hearing in Tomah on the recent problems at the city's VA Medical Center. The Wisconsinites who testified asked lawmakers to enforce accountability standards, and make reforms. The deaths of...
March 30, 2015 - 4:40pm
March 28, 2015
Fisher joins national effort to help caregivers of ill, wounded vets
On the afternoon of an interview about her new role with a national military caregivers’ program, Carrie Fisher had another duty — to prepare...
March 28, 2015 - 11:20am
March 26, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing boy found dead in Trempealeau County
TREMPEALEAU -- A 14-year-old boy missing since late yesterday was found dead today in far western Wisconsin. Trempealeau County authorities said Ayrton Platt's body was found about 9 a.m. in a creek near his all-terrain vehicle, which had overturned. Platt, also known as "A.J.,"...
March 26, 2015 - 5:32pm
March 23, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Lamberton man dies in accident near Vesta
VESTA -- A Lamberton man is dead after a car-pickup crash west of Vesta early Saturday morning. The Redwood County Sheriff's Office says 30-year-old Troy Gruendemann collided head-on with the pickup. Gruendemann was dead at the scene. The driver of the pickup, 20-year-old Jordan...
March 23, 2015 - 4:50pm
March 22, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New management to take over Tomah VA hospital
TOMAH -- An administration from the Madison VA Medical Center will take over the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Tomah. The Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs reports former director Mario DeSanctis has been re-assigned. The only explanation given was the...
March 22, 2015 - 10:51am
March 20, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Joint Finance Chair wants more money for police investigations
MILWAUKEE - The Wisconsin State Assembly's Joint Finance Committee Chairman says he agrees that the Justice Department should have more resources to investigate shooting deaths by police officers. Republican John Nygren of Marinette issued a statement on that support today, before...
March 20, 2015 - 4:11pm