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Prairie View holds holiday program
County jail talks: Expert advice sought
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Bankers are bullish on 2015, farmers, less so
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Supporters of Milwaukee man killed by police, take protest to Chicago
Prescott student has eyes for art
crime and courts
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Antetokounmpo is the only Milwaukee player to appear on all-star voting results
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: T-Wolves at Denver this evening
Ellsworth wrestlers still hold top spot in Division 2, SVE moves up to No. 3
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: U gridders leave for Orlando, Citrus Bowl today
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packer linemen face challenge of Detroit's Suh
Ellsworth Lions Club donates to Gift Box
Participate in our holiday coloring contest
Prescott UCC hosts Bethlehem Peace Light
Cottage Grove soldier returns to surprise sister before Christmas
Santa and his helper in Plum City
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Permit
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
Larry W. Eckhoff, 79
Pastor Carson R. Timblin, age 79
Clarence L. Pittman, 96
Terry Elizabeth Young, 62
Tina Dallman, 49
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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
May 26, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Memorial Day ceremonies throughout the state today
Hundreds of Wisconsin communities will hold Memorial Day ceremonies today, to remember their fallen military troops. Governor Scott Walker will speak at Wood National Cemetery in Milwaukee. Gold Star mother Kay Castner will be the keynote speaker at the mid-morning program....
May 26, 2014 - 8:57am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Body recovered from Mississippi River in St. Paul
ST. PAUL - The body of a 14-year-old boy was recovered from the Mississippi River early this morning in St. Paul. According to Washington County Sheriff's officials the boy was cooling off in the river Sunday afternoon near Lions Levee Park when he was swept under. More than...
May 26, 2014 - 8:52am
May 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Guardsmen suspended over Instagram photo
MADISON - Two members of the National Guard have been suspended following an investigation of a social media photo that has sparked outrage. In the Instagram photo, several Guardsman are shown posing around a drape casket with the caption “We put the FUN in funeral – your fearless...
May 24, 2014 - 9:00am
May 20, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State dries out after soggy Monday
Things are starting to dry out in Wisconsin today, after a soggy Monday throughout the state. A mid-morning check of rain totals still shows Cedar Falls in Dunn County getting the most last night -- three-and-a-quarter inches. A couple more places have reported two-inches-plus,...
May 20, 2014 - 9:26am
May 14, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Shelley charged with attack upon Kolstad
MANKATO, Minn. -- Twenty-one-year-old Trevor Shelley of St.Peter is now charged in Sunday's attack on former MSU-Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad. Shelley is accused of sucker punching Kolstad and fleeing the scene before ex-University of Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson...
May 14, 2014 - 3:04pm
May 13, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Police on lookout for cattle thief in south-central Wisconsin
MILTON - Police in southern Wisconsin are looking for the person who shot a calf, stole its meat, and left the carcass behind. The slaughtered animal was found Sunday night, after its mother was heard bellowing in a pasture rented by Ochs Cattle of Milton. The company's owner,...
May 13, 2014 - 9:40am