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Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
Funeral for drowned Ellsworth boy is Wednesday in River Falls
Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
Legislative candidates sound off in River Falls
crime and courts
WIAA cross country: Panthers wrap up season with pack mentality
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
Stagehands announce 'The Drawer Boy'
Happening Halloween: Where are the tricks and treats?
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Kyra Hayes, 16
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
EDITORIAL (Oct. 19, 2016): Calling a spade a spade
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 19, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 12, 2016): Don’t end up a tragic headline -- stop for buses
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 12, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 5, 2016): Carrying the torch of history
Real Estate Showcase
November 18, 2015
Gilles ends 35 years as home’s administrator
It took awhile before Rod Gilles finally found his way in the work world. When Gilles eventually did, he settled into a position in which...
November 18, 2015 - 11:26am
November 2, 2015
The Mitten Tree - Give the gift of warmth during November
This holiday season, WESTconsin Credit Union will host The Mitten Tree campaign—a Kindness Counts initiative. Each office will display The...
November 2, 2015 - 12:44pm
October 21, 2015
BLK collecting coats for kids
Basics for Local Kids is back for the sixth season of giving coats to local kids and they need your help. They are asking you to gather your...
October 21, 2015 - 8:58am
October 20, 2015
CVTC clinic offering free dental care for vets Nov. 14
EAU CLAIRE -- The Dental Clinic at Chippewa Valley Technical College is offering a chance for veterans to receive free dental care. The Give Vets a Smile event is set from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the clinic at the CVTC Health Education Center, 615 W. Clairemont Ave.,...
October 20, 2015 - 10:15am
August 17, 2015
Missing BRF inmate captured in Rice Lake; ranks of Wisconsinites with health coverage climbs; 9 more state news stories
RICE LAKE -- An escaped inmate, considered armed and dangerous, is back behind bars after being on the run for over two weeks. Kaeden Dumholt, 20, walked away from the Black River Correctional Center on Aug. 2. He was captured in Barron County Saturday morning, walking south of...
August 17, 2015 - 8:41am
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