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Students return to budget-slashed campus
High speed chase reaches speeds over 100 mph
Walker: 'I didn't say I want a Canadian wall'; UW Center wins $20 million NSF grant; officials get push-back on Bucks' Arena taxing plans; more Wisconsin news
Ellsworth man arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide
Chancellors seek faculty support amid budget cuts; Survey says 14 percent of Wisconsin high school students have carried weapons; 12 more state news stories
crime and courts
Ellsworth cruises against Colfax
Sports scoreboard: Ellsworth tennis loses to Lake City Monday
Spring Valley shakes slow start in win over Elmwood-Plum City
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, August 27
Improvement shows in Raiders home quad Thursday
Like ‘fish-out-of-water’, Ladnier’s getting feet wet
Totally Awesome 80s makes for rocking celebration
An El Paso-style, country good time
Certain ‘glow’ for goers who know good things grow
River Falls, get ready, playtime is here
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE COMMITTEE: 9/3/15 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/9/15 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 9/8/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 9/16/15 Hearing - Sludge Disposal Permit
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 9/8/15 Town Board Meeting
Bruce Wayne Lindquist, 44
Gladys "Kitty" Inez Peterson, 89
Robert Russell Dopp, 37
Howard Harvey Murphy, 96
Warren Petryk column: Interstate compact medical legislation
Ron Kind column: Back to school
Kathleen Vinehout column: Health still a top political issue
Kathleen Vinehout column: Lack of rural Broadband frustrates fair-goers
Sheila Harsdorf column: Delivering on property tax relief
March 20, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target layoffs wrap-up with elimination of 40 HR workers
MINNEAPOLIS -- Target is wrapping up massive layoffs of its corporate staff with the elimination of the jobs of 40 people in human resources. They were not included in the 1,700 job cuts announced last week because officials at the retail giant said they were needed to assist...
March 20, 2015 - 2:44pm
March 19, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate at 4.8 percent but job creation remains slow
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin created new jobs at a rate that was only half of the national average during the year ending in September. The U.S. Labor Department issued its Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages today. It said Wisconsin tied with Vermont for the nation's 38th-smallest...
March 19, 2015 - 6:09pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate remains 3.7 percent, employers add 11,800 jobs
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota employers added nearly 12,000 jobs in February, according to figures released today by the state Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Officials also announced revised figures from January, reducing the number of jobs lost from 7,900...
March 19, 2015 - 5:22pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Student protest held outside St. Cloud high school
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - A group of students held a protest outside of the St. Cloud Tech High School yeserday afternoon. The students mostly Somali, walked out of class in protest, of several offensive incidents. The latest had to do with a photo posted on social media about an...
March 19, 2015 - 11:45am
March 11, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Unemployment rates up across state
Unemployment rates went up in January in all 12 Wisconsin metro areas, and in all 72 counties throughout the Badger State. Preliminary figures were issued today by the state's workforce development agency, showing that actual un-adjusted jobless rates ranged from three-point-nine...
March 11, 2015 - 6:46pm
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 10, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Bond set at a million for Waupaca County woman who stabbed boyfriend to death
WAUPACA - Bond was set at a million-dollars today for a Waupaca County woman accused of stabbing her lover to death. Forty-three year old Alison Roe made her initial court appearance on a charge of first-degree intentional homicide. Prosecutors said Roe stabbed 43-year-old Craig...
March 10, 2015 - 5:02pm
March 6, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Walker to sign right-to-work legislation on Monday
MADISON - Governor Scott Walker will sign Wisconsin's right-to-work bill Monday morning in Brown Deer, at an industry where the CEO says the law will create more jobs instead of less. The Republican Walker will hold a bill-signing ceremony at Badger Meter. Yesterday, the MIlwaukee...
March 6, 2015 - 6:07pm
March 5, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State unemployment rate drops to five percent
Wisconsin's unemployment rate has dropped to five-percent. That's the lowest since August of 2008 when the Great Recession was just starting to emerge. State workforce development officials said today that the seasonally-adjusted jobless rate went down by two-tenths of a percentage...
March 5, 2015 - 4:31pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Busy day on tap for lawmakers at State Capitol
ST. PAUL - It's a busy day at the State Capitol with high-profile bills up for debate in both the Senate and House. The day starts out with Governor Dayton holding another press conference to push his transportation funding proposal which includes a gas tax increase and metro...
March 5, 2015 - 10:01am
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
March 1, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Dispute leads to fatal stabbing in Wausau
WAUSAU - A social media dispute led to the fatal stabbing of a 13-year-old boy in Wausau Friday night. The victim was stabbed twice in the back. Two juveniles who said they were gang members had argued on Facebook earlier in the day. Six or seven young people drove to a house...
March 1, 2015 - 8:33am
February 26, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fire evacuates Rochester library
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The Rochester Public Library was evacuated as a precaution last night after a fire broke out in the Bookmobile while it was parked in the garage. The Rochester Fire Department says the fire was confined to the underside of the vehicle near the generator and...
February 26, 2015 - 8:14am
February 25, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Senate committee passes right-to-work bill
MADISON - Wisconsin's right-to-work bill heads to the full state Senate today. That's after an early-and-abrupt end to a public hearing last night, which somewhat resembled the chaotic legislative action during the 2011 protests over the Act-10 public union bargaining limits. State...
February 25, 2015 - 9:21am
February 24, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Right-to-Work Bill debated in Senate committee, prostests held
MADISON - An estimated two-thousand union supporters showed up at the State Capitol today for a rally against making Wisconsin a right-to-work...
February 24, 2015 - 4:01pm