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Swenson sentenced to more than 16 years in prison
Mother/daughter team splits dog business in two
Resignation, hires okayed by SV School Board
River Run Tavern granted license
Responders test skills in mock crash involving bus
crime and courts
Big inning leads to Prescott loss in Miesville
SCVBL: Slow start continues for Hawks
LEGION: Plum City has collection of area players
LEGION: Schedule conflicts hurt Rivermen early
FUGINA: Could Wolves soften memories of losing?
Pole plant veteran retires as manager
In retirement, Shoemaker to still be caregiver--for bears
Raye performs Conroy’s music
Polka Fest dances through 40 years; popular festival may disband
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 7/07/15 Town Board Meeting
NAME CHANGE HEARING: Theresa J. Bowlin; Case No. 15-CV-112
AD FOR BIDS: St Croix County Health Center Additions/ Renovation
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 7/6/15 Town Board Meeting
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Charles B. Kinkade Estate; Case No. 15PR36
Dennis Fritz, 88
DuWayne Francis King, 80
Marie Demuth, 99
RICHARD DALE LEONARD, 76
Joyce Kruse, 91
Ron Kind column: Celebrating June Dairy Month
Ron Kind column: Standing Up For Wisconsin Manufacturing
Kathleen Vinehout column: “I’m Counting on You;” Removal of Teaching Standards Fires Up Folks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Kicking Controls Out the Window No UW oversight by LAB a Recipe for Corruption
Warren Petryk column: 2015 Spring Survey Results
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March 20, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Two more child flu deaths reported in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- The state Health Department is reporting two more influenza-related deaths of children under age 18, for total of eight this flu season. Epidemiologist Melissa McMahon says the fatalities were not part of the latest reporting period and actually happened back in...
March 20, 2015 - 7:18am
March 17, 2015
Large increase in meth abuse across western Wisconsin
EAU CLAIRE - Western Wisconsin has seen a large increase in methamphetamine abuse, as a purer form of the drug rolls in from the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune said the number of meth cases seen by the Wisconsin crime labs tripled over a seven-year period...
news / region
March 17, 2015 - 3:01pm
March 14, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Discussion picks-up for new Milwaukee arena
MILWAUKEE - More meetings are scheduled next week in Milwaukee for discussion of a possible home for the NBA’s Bucks. A site north of the Bradley Center has been singled out as the preferred location. Even if the site or design is announced in the next few days, it could take...
March 14, 2015 - 8:41am
March 13, 2015
University’s research aims to ‘Bee’ healthy
UW-River Falls professors Brad and Kim Mogen have made their plans for spring break (March16-20). As many of their students may do, the Mogens...
news / education
March 13, 2015 - 6:00am
March 11, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Reward increased in unsolved Hastings murder
HASTINGS, Minn. -- The reward for information leading to an arrest in the shooting death of a Hastings man last June has been doubled to more than $20,000. Thirty-four-year-old Jason Reuter was found dead on his front lawn on June 22nd. Crimestoppers is offering an additional...
March 11, 2015 - 6:34pm
March 9, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Couple found dead this morning in Oneida County
THREE LAKES - Authorities in northern Wisconsin have released the names of a couple found dead yesterday morning. Oneida County sheriff's deputies said 40-year-old Jennifer Ayres and 37-year-old Thomas Ayers were the victims of apparent homicide. Officials have not said how...
March 9, 2015 - 6:51pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Record high temperatures forecasted for this week
MINNEAPOLIS - Record high temperatures are predicted for almost all of Minnesota this week. U-of-M climatologist Mark Seeley says it looks like the warmer than normal weather will be around for at least all of March. He says that's good news for many reasons, including the fact...
March 9, 2015 - 6:29pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Bird flu prompts Minnesota turkey ban in 40 countries
About 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after last week's discovery of avian flu (H5N2) in a flock of 15,000 turkeys in Pope County. While officials say there is absolutely no food safety concern whatsoever, health officials and farmers are taking extra precautions....
March 9, 2015 - 10:48am
March 6, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Sixth child dies from flu in Minnesota
ST. PAUL - The latest weekly report shows a sixth child has died from the flu this season in Minnesota. Over the last reporting week, 13 people were hospitalized, down 29 from the week before. There were eight school outbreaks and only one in the state's nursing homes. More...
March 6, 2015 - 5:43pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Avian Flu confirmed in Pope County turkey flock
ST. PAUL -- The USDA has confirmed the avian flu (H5N2) in a commercial turkey flock in Pope County, Minnesota. This is the first finding of the flu in the Mississippi flyway. The Centers for Disease Control says the risk to people from this strain of avian flu is low and no...
March 6, 2015 - 9:29am
March 4, 2015
Police Beat: Man angry about drug denial; lady likes her clothes
Officers had to restrain a 40-year man at River Falls Area Hospital last Tuesday night, Feb. 24, and haul him to the county lockup. Described...
news / crime and courts
March 4, 2015 - 10:14am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target letting thousands go at Minneapolis headquarters
MINNEAPOLIS - Target will be letting thousands of people go at their Minneapolis headquarters over the next two years. The company announced the move Tuesday during a meeting with investors and analysts. Target officials plan to save two-billion-dollars annually with the layoffs...
March 4, 2015 - 9:15am
March 2, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Rochester police investigate shooting, man injured
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A Rochester man was shaken up but not hurt early this morning when a bullet struck his vehicle while he was waiting at an intersection. The man told police he had just left the nearby Holiday convenience store and moments later heard three gunshots. Police...
March 2, 2015 - 4:09pm
Big-push capital campaign eyes new county no-kill shelter
After nine years of fundraising, planning and program development -– capped by the debt-free acquisition of a 6.5-acre site in Roberts –-...
news / business
March 2, 2015 - 9:11am
February 27, 2015
Arkansaw farmers still deny raw milk made football team sick
DURAND - Two western Wisconsin dairy farmers still deny allegations that their milk made over three dozen students and others sick at a potluck dinner for the Durand High School football team. It was reported a few days ago that Roland and Diana Reed of Pepin County agreed to...
news / region
February 27, 2015 - 8:52am