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UPDATE: Minnesota man killed in Hwy. 10 motorcycle crash
Wisconsin roundup: State's Dems expect convention to end with unity; no bench experience for Walker's Supreme Court pick; 11 more state news stories
District hopes to expand elementary playground
Convicted sex offender arrested in Prescott
Details sorted out as Kuehni trial nears
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
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
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
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)
EDITORIAL (July 13, 2016): Memorials are important in a time of tragedy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (July 6, 2016)
EDITORIAL (July 6, 2016): Allow them to rest in peace
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (June 29, 2016)
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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
May 11, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Toddler drowns in accident in Oneida County
RHINELANDER - Authorities say a toddler has died in an apparent accidental drowning. The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to a call for a missing 15-month-old toddler in the Town of Pelican yesterday afternoon. Deputies found the child in some water near the...
May 11, 2014 - 11:23am
April 15, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker tours state in campaign kick-off
In announcing his re-election bid today, Republican Governor Scott Walker vowed to keep putting tax relief "back into the hands of the people...
April 15, 2014 - 3:57pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Former MSU football coach could return to job
MINNEAPOLIS - We're expected to learn this afternoon whether former Minnesota State-Mankato football coach Todd Hoffner will return to his old job, after being fired last May. An arbitrator ruled last week that Minnesota State-Mankato was wrong to dismiss Hoffner and his four-year...
April 15, 2014 - 8:11am
April 10, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: NWS says Mississippi River to avoid flooding but not smaller rivers
WAUSAU - The National Weather Service does not expect major flooding on the Mississippi River this spring. But smaller rivers could get the liquid leftovers from the foot-and-a-half of snow that fell in far northern Wisconsin a week ago. The Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company...
April 10, 2014 - 3:18pm
April 7, 2014
MINNNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Agreement reached on minimum wage increase
ST. PAUL - The chairman of the Minnesota DFL is pleased that the majority has reached an agreement to raise the state's minimum wage to $9.50 an hour. Ken Martin says the legislation means 360,000 Minnesotans will receive a much-needed pay raise, and low-wage workers can begin...
April 7, 2014 - 2:33pm
April 2, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: April snowstorm could bring a foot of snow
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- It's not the news most Minnesotans want to hear, particularly at the end of such a brutal winter season. A winter storm...
April 2, 2014 - 12:18pm
March 12, 2014
Two Wisconsin National Guard units deploying to Afghanistan
Two units from the Wisconsin Army National Guard will deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom this spring, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon, March 12. Sussex-based Battery A of the 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery Regiment and the...
March 12, 2014 - 2:35pm
February 20, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker's aides sent racially charged emails, jokes
MILWAUKEE - The MIlwaukee Journal-Sentinel said it found at least two racially-charged e-mails among the thousands released yesterday involving Walker's former Milwaukee County aide Kelly Rindfleisch. She agreed with a friend who e-mailed her about somebody whose dogs could qualify...
February 20, 2014 - 4:52pm
February 18, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Busy day and perhaps evening for state legislature
MADISON - Wisconsin lawmakers started acting on a host of bills this afternoon. Both houses of the state legislature had full agendas. One...
February 18, 2014 - 4:30pm