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CVTC students learn how to use DNA to solve crimes
Walker: I'll back Trump; Eau Claire official drops restitution fight; law signed for drug screening of unemployment applicants; seven more state news stories
Proposed CVTC budget reduces tax rate
Baldwin, Klobuchar talk higher-ed costs with UWRF students
'It's a small world with a big heart:' May 8-14 is National Nursing Facility Week
crime and courts
Softball: Prescott wins pitcher's duel versus Ellsworth
Ellsworth trap shooting team grows
Feuerhelm, Johnson named Ellsworth scholar athletes
Prescott is latest school to add trap shooting
Sports scoreboard from Tuesday, May 3
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Picture perfect for prom
Gone but not forgotten: Wisconsin Riders honor fallen officer Jackie Ryden
Each memory has a soundtrack
Jurek takes the reins at summer camp
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 5/10/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 5/10/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF: 5/12/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 5/9/16 -Special Plan Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 5/4/16 PFFT Meeting Agenda
William J. Bates, 81
Marjorie Ruth Meier, 89
Elizabeth J. "Betty" Webster, 86
Richard B. Peterson, 95
Cheryl F. Martin, 69
Kathleen Vinehout column: Mississippi River is one of America's greatest treasures
Kathleen Vinehout column: Will broadband show up in rural neighborhoods?
Ron Kind column: Keeping America safe
Kathleen Vinehout column: Referenda sustain schools during time of decreasing state support
Kathleen Vinehout column: Like the county fair? Love 4-H? Big changes coming to UW-Extension
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.,...
Life / health
October 20, 2015 - 10:15am
October 2, 2015
Pierce Pepin sponsors local vets on next Freedom Honor Flight
Freedom Honor Flight will hold its 16th mission on Saturday, Oct. 17. The flight will carry about 95 veterans along with volunteer guardians...
News / region
October 2, 2015 - 10:16am
August 21, 2015
As Trump tries to woo Wisconsin voters, poll indicates Walker leads GOP field here; Edgar school board lays out anti-bullying plan; 12 more Wisconsin news stories
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump’s campaign hopes a speech this Tuesday near the state border lures Wisconsin voters to become supporters. Trump will speak in Dubuque Tuesday evening, and his Iowa campaign director is hoping Wisconsin voters will...
News / region
August 21, 2015 - 9:25am
July 17, 2015
Faculty group upset by colleague's irreverent tweet; deputies lead 42 dogs from woman's home; 8 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- UW Madison's faculty governance group is the latest to criticize a professor who warned incoming freshmen about changes in shared governance and faculty tenure rights on campus. Sara Goldrick-Rab said students were not being told about the changes, so she tweeted them...
News / region
July 17, 2015 - 8:53am
June 3, 2015
Retire old flags June 14
The St. Croix-Chequamegon Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Chapter will hold a flag of the United States of America retirement ceremony...
News / region
June 3, 2015 - 2:31pm
April 27, 2015
Lawmaker again presses for tougher first-time OWI penalties; field work in high-gear this week; 10 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- A Wisconsin lawmaker will try again to approve a major crackdown on drunk driving. Assembly Republican Jim Ott of Mequon says he'll introduce seven bills -- including one that forces first-time Operating While Intoxicated offenders to appear in court. Other lawmakers...
News / region
April 27, 2015 - 9:20am
April 16, 2015
Time, distance may entitle veterans to non-VA care
Military veterans seeking health care outside of what’s provided by the Veterans Administration (VA) have a new service to assist them. The...
News / government
April 16, 2015 - 9:44am
April 2, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: DNR issues red flag warning due to high winds, dry conditions
The state DNR issued a "red flag warning" today for Douglas and Bayfield counties in the far northwest part of the state. All burning of brush-and-debris is prohibited until further notice, due to an extreme risk of wildfires. Outdoor smoking is not recommended -- and neither are...
April 2, 2015 - 5:10pm
March 26, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing boy found dead in Trempealeau County
TREMPEALEAU -- A 14-year-old boy missing since late yesterday was found dead today in far western Wisconsin. Trempealeau County authorities said Ayrton Platt's body was found about 9 a.m. in a creek near his all-terrain vehicle, which had overturned. Platt, also known as "A.J.,"...
March 26, 2015 - 5:32pm
March 22, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New management to take over Tomah VA hospital
TOMAH -- An administration from the Madison VA Medical Center will take over the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Tomah. The Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs reports former director Mario DeSanctis has been re-assigned. The only explanation given was the...
March 22, 2015 - 10:51am
March 19, 2015
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
March 13, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Body recovered from Mississippi River at La Crosse
LA CROSSE - Rescue divers recovered a body this morning from the Mississippi River in downtown La Crosse. The person was not immediately identified, but authorities were trying to determine if it was 27-year-old Joshua Xiong of Onalaska. He's been missing since November 9th,...
March 13, 2015 - 4:36pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Murder-suicide investigated in Carver County
NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA, Minn. - The Carver County Sheriff's Department is investigating what police believe was a murder-suicide. Fifty-one-year-old Milo Leistiko and 23-year-old Lanaea Harrison were found dead in their home late Wednesday afternoon in Norwood Young America....
March 13, 2015 - 10:34am
March 12, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Port Washington Marine dies in helicopter crash off Florida Gulf Coast
NAVARRE, Fla. - A fire official at Navarre, Florida says divers are still trying to find a flight recorder at the place where a military helicopter crashed, killing a suburban Milwaukee Marine and ten other people. His family said Kerry Kemp of Port Washington was among seven...
March 12, 2015 - 3:49pm
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