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Rabbits need rules too
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
A historic moment: Prescott High School opens new building
Hager City man airlifted after rollover crash
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
crime and courts
Football: Ellsworth wins big in Colfax
Football: Spring Valley defeats E-PC on strong second half
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Aug. 25
Volleyball: Elmwood sweeps home quadrangular
Volleyball: Panthers return large group of starters
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen S. Franson, 45
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Diane Odeen column: Women's Equality Day
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Real Estate Showcase
February 3, 2015
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Drug-testing for benefit recipients would create better workforce, administration asserts
MADISON -- The governor's office says a proposal to make able-bodied adults pass drug tests to obtain public benefits would create a better workforce...
February 3, 2015 - 9:36am
February 2, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Prosecution presents closing arguments in Fitch trial
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- The prosecution presented its closing arguments in the Brian Fitch murder trial this (Monday) morning in Stearns County court. Prosecutors recapped the events the day before and the day of the deadly shooting of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick...
February 2, 2015 - 5:32pm
January 31, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Budget proposal includes $1.3 billion in loans
MADISON - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker reportedly will introduce a plan Tuesday to borrow $1.3 billion dollars to pay for transportation projects needed over the next two years. There is some question about how well his fellow Republican members of the Legislature will react...
January 31, 2015 - 8:59am
January 30, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Body of missing LaX man found on riverbank
WISCONSIN DELLS -- The body of a missing La Crosse man was found Thursday in Wisconsin Dells. Police said a kayaker discovered the body of...
News/crime and courts
January 30, 2015 - 9:09am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Eyota woman facing federal prescription drug charges
A woman from Eyota is facing federal charges for allegedly using stolen identities to obtain prescription painkillers like oxycodone and codeine....
News/crime and courts
January 30, 2015 - 8:56am
January 29, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Measeles outbreak prompts vaccinations concerns
ST. PAUL -- Now that the first new case of measles has been confirmed in Minnesota, some adults are wondering if their M-M-R (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccination is up-to-date. Lynn Bahta with the state Department of Health says the recommended two-dose vaccination has been...
January 29, 2015 - 4:49pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: More than 2,500 U of M students exposed to measles after student becomes ill
MINNEAPOLIS -- A 20-year-old male student at University of Minnesota has tested positive for measles and an infectious disease expert at the...
January 29, 2015 - 8:36am
January 23, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker turns down proposed Kenosha casino
MILWAUKEE - The answer to a new Kenosha casino is no. Governor Scott Walker today rejected the Menominee Indian tribe's request to build its long-proposed off-reservation casino and resort at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park. The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs gave its blessing...
January 23, 2015 - 3:47pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Cannon Falls man killed in NE Minnesota snowmobile crash
ORR, Minn. -- A Cannon Falls man is dead after a snowmobile crash last night near Orr in northeastern Minnesota. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says 51-year-old Richard Schaefer's sled left the Arrowhead Trail and ended up in a wooded area. Schaefer was located a short...
January 23, 2015 - 3:12pm
Affordable Care Act informational session Monday night in Ellsworth
An Affordable Care Act session has been scheduled for 5-8 p.m., Monday, Jan. 26 at Ellsworth High School. It's the latest in a series of information...
January 23, 2015 - 12:20pm
January 22, 2015
Red Cross Blood Drive a success this January
One hundred and one area residents came to Zion Covenant Church in Ellsworth on Jan. 19 to donate blood to the America Red Cross.
January 22, 2015 - 10:07am
January 20, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Prairie Island police officer involved in crash
WELCH, Minn. - A Prairie Island Police officer escaped injury Sunday night when he was involved in a crash during a traffic stop. Minnesota State Patrol says the officer had pulled over a driver on County Road 18 near Red Wing when a car driven by 84-year-old Jeanne Schadt hit...
January 20, 2015 - 10:02am
January 16, 2015
Student travels to expose ‘Love Your Melon’ program to help young cancer victims
HUDSON - Fittingly enough for an international business major, college student Sam Harper of Hudson, Wis., has lived the term “experiential...
January 16, 2015 - 9:30am
January 15, 2015
Huppert explains importance of donating blood
When Norman Odden became sick, medical personnel couldn’t figure out the cause.
January 15, 2015 - 9:40am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Details emerge about Walker's proposed agency mergers
The proposed mergers of four state agencies into two would take effect in 2016, if lawmakers approve.
January 15, 2015 - 9:25am