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Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
Problem properties may face fines if they don’t shape up
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Former caregiver, 55, sentenced to prison
Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries
crime and courts
Football: Panthers start season with big win at Spooner
Football: Mistakes are minimized in Spring Valley win vs. SCF
Football: Early touchdown doesn’t hurt Wolves in 42-7 victory
Football: Prescott works through some roster turnover
Football: Spring Valley works to replace talented seniors
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
WATCH: Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Norma Jean Eichman, 66
Mary Lou 'Doatsie' Catura, 72
Ruthann Hovde, 84
Lyle A. McGee Jr., 72
Kenneth A. Anderson, 59
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Kathleen Vinehout column: Have an opinion about your internet connection? Let your voice be heard!
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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