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TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
(Pub. Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and 12, 2016)STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT PIERCE COUNTY
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 10/3/16 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/29/16 Special Highway Committee Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 10/3/16 Town Board Meeting
Irma J. Helmueller, 89
Shirley M. Bemis, 91
Dr. Gary A. Palmquist, 62
LeRoy Edson Burgess, 96
Kay L. Beder, 49
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Kathleen Vinehout column: Looking for answers
Kathleen Vinehout column: Who will be my teacher?
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Aug. 24, 2016)
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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
May 28, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Nicollet Schools briefly locked down after shotgun cartridge found
NICOLLET, Minn. -- There was a brief lockdown Tuesday morning at Nicollet Public Schools. Superintendent Jack Eustice says the emergency plan was activated after students found a shotgun cartridge in a boys' locker room. Authorities determined there was no threat to students...
May 28, 2014 - 4:17pm
May 27, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Customers still without service after natural gas pipeline explosion
WARREN, Minn. -- Hundreds of homes and businesses are still without natural gas service, after a pipeline explosion in northwestern Minnesota. The underground gas line ruptured in a rural area near Warren, causing a fire that took two hours to extinguish. Several homes were...
May 27, 2014 - 9:43am