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Jury acquits man in River Falls stalking case
Fire hall addition breaks ground
Landmark motel in River Falls finally goes away
UPDATE: Bailey family 'completely disappointed' in Kuehni case
Wisconsin roundup: St. Croix County recount appears accurate despite broken seals; changes coming to license plates; 13 more state news stories
crime and courts
Prep girls basketball: Baldwin-Woodville overwhelms Prescott early
Prep boys basketball: Spring Valley dominates Boyceville
Prep wrestling: Spring Valley/Elmwood earns dual victory
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
Prescott wrestling: Sanford wins lone championship for Cardinals at Invite
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Maxine Witt, 65
Vernon Anderson, 92
Lou Ann Davidson, 62
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
Real Estate Showcase
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Farimont woman dies In house fire
FAIRMONT, Minn. - A house fire has claimed the life of a woman in the south-central Minnesota city of Fairmont. The home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived Sunday morning and some neighbors were evacuated. The body of a 61-year-old female resident was found after...
September 8, 2014 - 6:32pm
September 5, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Expert warns of possible data breach at Goodwill
The same source that revealed the Target data breach last year is warning bargain shoppers that their financial information may be at risk. KrebsOnSecurity says banks across the country are tracking what appears to be a series of credit card breaches involving Goodwill locations...
September 5, 2014 - 4:18pm
August 27, 2014
Rolling on the River
PRESCOTT - The U.S. Coast Guard barge Wyaconda tied-up in Prescott Wednesday afternoon on the Mississippi River next to Jacques Landing Park. The...
August 27, 2014 - 4:34pm
August 20, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Arson found to be cause of fire at historic Duluth home, security increased
DULUTH - Officials are stepping up security, particularly after-hours, at the historic Glensheen mansion in Duluth after investigators determined a fire early Monday morning at a nearby historic house was arson. Glensheen Interim Director Dan Hartman says when there's a connection...
August 20, 2014 - 12:08pm
August 8, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Teen who moved to Saint Paul accused of murder in Wisconsin
RACINE - A teen who recently moved to St. Paul was arrested in Racine, Wisconsin, after the 15-year-old was accused of killing another teen in Racine and then bragging about in an online rap video. Tommy Canady is charged as an adult with murder and robbery in the death of 19-year-old...
August 8, 2014 - 4:48pm
July 30, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Ventura says lawsuit was about truth, not money
ST. PAUL - Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura says the defamation lawsuit against the estate of slain "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle was never about money -- it was about pursuing the truth. Ventura said this morning (Wed) on the CBS "Early Show" he would have been...
July 30, 2014 - 5:29pm
July 29, 2014
PCHA asks records of military be shared
Pierce County Historical Association (PCHA) members wonder if the public is aware of the following: --One Pierce County veteran was a...
July 29, 2014 - 3:26pm
July 26, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Walker worried about unacompanied children crossing border
MADISON – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he is worried the unaccompanied children crossing the border with Mexico will eventually drain the country’s support system. Walker says he isn’t entirely against the idea of Wisconsin providing some temporary shelter to the...
July 26, 2014 - 8:24am
July 15, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Two persons rescued from Otter Tail River
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- Two people were taken to the hospital in Fergus Falls after the pickup they were in left I-94 on the west side of Fergus Falls and landed in the Otter Tail River. It happened at around noon Monday. The driver and a passenger were not seriously hurt. Firefighters...
July 15, 2014 - 3:00pm
July 12, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fergus Falls man pleads not guilty in nephew's murder
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A Fergus Falls man has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the drug-related killing of his nephew. Sixty-five-year-old Michael Allen Burris is charged in the May 2012 shooting death of Scott Burris from Ottertail. His defense attorneys say...
July 12, 2014 - 8:21am
July 8, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Ventura defamation trial under way in federal court
ST. PAUL - Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against the widow of slain "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle is getting under way in federal court. Ventura alleges that Kyle, who is regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, defamed him in his...
July 8, 2014 - 3:19pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dry days last week help farmers catch-up with crops
ST. PAUL - Minnesota farmers had 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork last week, the most in nearly a month, according to the USDA's Weekly Crop Report. Drier field conditions allowed many farmers to catch-up with herbicide and fertilizer spraying. Nearly all of Minnesota's corn...
July 8, 2014 - 8:27am
June 18, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Mankato area soaked after five inches of rain
MANKATO, Minn. -- The Mankato area in south-central Minnesota is soaked after receiving more than five inches of rain overnight. There was water over several roads and mudslides and flooding led to closures on Highways 169 and 66. The National Weather Service reported a 56-mile-per-hour...
June 18, 2014 - 4:06pm
June 4, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Entenza to run against Otto in State Auditor DFL primary
ST. PAUL - The unified ticket DFLers are touting coming out of their state convention in Duluth is fraying a bit. Former Minnesota State House Speaker Matt Entenza has filed papers to challenge incumbent State Auditor Rebecca Otto in the August 12th primary. Party Chairman Ken...
June 4, 2014 - 4:15pm
May 31, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State party conventions are underway
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Republicans have opened their 2014 state convention at the Mayo Civic Center. The big battle was over the state GOP endorsement for U.S. Senate which is still ongoing as of Saturday morning. State Senator Julianne Ortman from Chanhassen was generally acknowledged...
May 31, 2014 - 9:37am