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UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Hwy. 10 motorcycle crash
District hopes to expand elementary playground
Convicted sex offender arrested in Prescott
Details sorted out as Kuehni trial nears
District approved $100K for Fund 46
crime and courts
SCVBL: Ninth inning RF rally hands Hawks 3-2 loss
Janke brings experience to girls basketball team
Olson returns to girls tennis team as coach
Legion Baseball: Spring Valley stays patient in win vs. Plum City
Standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League
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
American Pickers coming to Wisconsin: Seeking collections
River Falls Days kicks off July 7
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Ryan rezone
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Dohmen permit
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/3/16 Hearing - Gerdes permit
ELLSWORTH FIRE ASSOC.: 7/27/16 Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/28/16 Board of Adjustment Committee - Annual Meeting
Gerald V. Leonard, 69
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Josephine M. Carlson, 88
John C. Bang, 91
Brenda L. Dodge, 65
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 13, 2016)
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EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (June 29, 2016)
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July 11, 2016
Wisconsin's battleground status now shaky; Madison protests bring no arrests; feds investigating H-D brakes; 14 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- It's still very early, but the presidential candidates and special interests have stayed away from Wisconsin in their advertising. And it could mean that the state is losing the battleground status it had for the past several White House contests. According to the Milwaukee...
July 11, 2016 - 8:19am
July 1, 2016
Gas prices creep down in time for the Fourth; funds deployed for voter ID awareness; Xcel to hand out refunds to Wis. customers; nine more state news stories
Gasoline prices in Wisconsin are inching down, just as the July Fourth weekend arrives. The automotive group AAA says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.37 Friday morning -- almost four cents cheaper than last Friday, and 38 cents less than last Independence...
July 1, 2016 - 8:41am
November 9, 2015
Kathleen Vinehout column: Friday night in Madison
It was Friday night at 5 p.m. Most people were leaving work and looking forward to the weekend. Maybe they headed to see friends and family...
November 9, 2015 - 2:52pm
November 19, 2009
Men's Health magazine says Madison is the most charitable U.S. city
Madison is the most charitable city in the nation. That's according to a survey by Men's Health magazine. It ranked cities according to how much residents gave to their Salvation Army's holiday campaign, the Marines' Toys for Tots program, and Goodwill Industries during December....
November 19, 2009 - 9:37am
Madison burglars read newspapers to target victims
Burglars in the Madison area have been reading the newspapers to help choose their targets. Dane County sheriff's deputies are investigating four break-ins during the past month while the residents were at funerals in which notices were published beforehand. Last Sunday, valuables...
November 19, 2009 - 9:36am
November 17, 2009
Deployment for Madison Army Reserve unit at Fort Hood is delayed
The Madison Army Reserve unit that had seven casualties in the Fort Hood massacre will not go to Afghanistan next month as scheduled. Commander Robert LaFountain says the mission is being put off indefinitely, until replacements can be found for the three members who were killed...
November 17, 2009 - 9:00am
November 11, 2009
Army ID prompts muggers to thank victim, return items
Even criminals know enough to thank veterans for whatever freedom they have. In Milwaukee, a 21-year-old Army reservist was mugged early Tuesday -- but when one of the four robbers saw the Army ID in his wallet, they returned everything but his keys and let him go. The reservist...
November 11, 2009 - 9:00am
November 5, 2009
Obama tells Madison crowd that states must reform education to guarantee a strong future
President Obama told a Madison audience Wednesday that Wisconsin and other states must reform education to guarantee a strong economic future. The president spoke to 250 students and others at Wright Middle School. On the first anniversary of his election, the Democrat Obama said...
November 5, 2009 - 9:00am
Lawyer will get to hear a sealed recording of 911 call made by murder victim Brittany Zimmermann
The courts are still refusing to release a 911 call made by University of Wisconsin-Madison student Brittany Zimmermann just before she was murdered 19 months ago. But an attorney who represents Zimmermann's family will get to hear the call, so he can prepare for the family's lawsuit...
November 5, 2009 - 9:00am
November 4, 2009
Student pilot from Turkey sentenced for stealing plane in Canada and flying into Wisconsin
A student pilot from Turkey has been sentenced to two years in prison for stealing a plane in Thunder Bay Canada, and flying it into Wisconsin in the hopes of getting shot down to commit suicide. Federal Judge Charles Shaw went beyond federal sentencing guidelines yesterday in sending...
November 4, 2009 - 9:00am
Obama plans to praise state's educational innovations in today's talk in Madison
When President Obama speaks in Madison today, the White House says he'll praise Wisconsin for coming up with innovative ways to improve education. But none of them have passed the state Legislature yet, and some are getting resistance from lawmakers in both parties. On Monday,...
November 4, 2009 - 9:00am
October 5, 2009
Several hundred rally at State Capitol to legalize medical marijuana
Several hundred people attended a rally at the State Capitol Sunday for a bill to legalize marijuana to treat serious illnesses. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, and Sen. Jon Erpenbach, D-Waunakee, are sponsoring the measure. It would let patients or caregivers grow small amounts of...
October 5, 2009 - 9:07am
September 28, 2009
President asks International Olympic Committee to have Chicago host 2016 Summer Games
President Obama has decided to urge the International Olympic Committee to award the 2016 Summer Games to Chicago. The Associated Press says Obama and his wife, Michelle, will leave Thursday for Copenhagen, Denmark, where the IOC will hear last-minute pitches and make its final...
September 28, 2009 - 9:35am
September 25, 2009
7,000+ in Madison attend speech by controversial food author
More than 7,000 people attended a speech in Madison last night by a controversial author who urges people to simplify their diets. Michael Pollan spoke at the University of Wisconsin's Kohl Center, as part of a campus reading program. All freshmen received Pollan's book "In Defense...
September 25, 2009 - 9:00am
September 15, 2009
Children's magazine rates Madison as second-best for families
Madison is one of the best U.S. cities for raising a family, and Milwaukee is among the worst. That's according to a new survey by Children's Health Magazine. It ranked Madison only behind Burlington, Vt., as the best city for families. Milwaukee was rated 87th among 100 cities,...
September 15, 2009 - 9:05am