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Puttin’ on the Ritz: Ellsworth Chamber ‘dolls up’ for annual awards
Wisconsin roundup: Primary day arrives; western Wis. could see fallout from Minn. liquor bill; 8 more state news stories
Charges: Minn. men plotted bar burglary after Super Bowl
Road weight limits in effect
Wisconsin roundup: Capitol streaker may have been drunk; one-quarter of Milwaukee's 911 calls not emergencies; 12 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA girls basketball: Third time the charm for Spring Valley
WIAA girls basketball: Haas, Burr too much for Ellsworth
SVE wrestling: Five Cards headed to Madison with unfinished business
Ellsworth boys tennis: School board approves funding for a team
Prescott wrestling: Pair of juniors no longer flying under the radar
Spring Valley Cardinals
Coalition to address alcohol abuse, obesity, mental health
Ezekiel Lutheran Church hosts concert to benefit Haiti
UW-River Falls Dance Theatre to present annual spring concert
Turnout for Laura Ingalls Wilder birthday triples expectations
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Request For Bids- 2017 Steel Culvert
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/28/17 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 3/1/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY FAIR COMMITTEE: 2/23/17 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 2/22/17 Elementary Facility Comm. Meeting
Mary J. Linder, 62
Thomas Ryan, 94
Lars E. Haugrose, 90
Marilyn Elaine Brown, 71
Connie Moga, 91
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Feb. 15, 2017)
EDITORIAL (Feb. 15, 2017): Living in a blame culture
Paineful Prose: Not always an axe to grind
Kathleen Vinehout column: A few budget details that didn't make headlines
Ron Kind column: Higher Education Action Plan
Real Estate Showcase
March 5, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Busy day on tap for lawmakers at State Capitol
ST. PAUL - It's a busy day at the State Capitol with high-profile bills up for debate in both the Senate and House. The day starts out with Governor Dayton holding another press conference to push his transportation funding proposal which includes a gas tax increase and metro...
March 5, 2015 - 10:01am
March 4, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Man and grandson hospitalized after off-road vehicle breaks through ice
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - A 50-year-old man and his two-and-a-half-year-old grandson are hospitalized in the Twin Cities after they were pulled from Lake Andrew just south of Alexandria on Tuesday night. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says they were reported missing after being...
March 4, 2015 - 6:46pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target letting thousands go at Minneapolis headquarters
MINNEAPOLIS - Target will be letting thousands of people go at their Minneapolis headquarters over the next two years. The company announced the move Tuesday during a meeting with investors and analysts. Target officials plan to save two-billion-dollars annually with the layoffs...
March 4, 2015 - 9:15am
March 3, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: March blizzard marching into Minnesota
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Several counties across western and southwest Minnesota are under a blizzard warning, and the northeast, central, and southeast parts of the state are under a winter weather advisory. Meteorologist Andy Lahr with the National Weather Service in Chanhassen...
March 3, 2015 - 9:20am
March 2, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Blizzard reported for tommorow
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Warmer weather will be hitting Minnesota but it looks like snow is coming with it. The National Weather Service says temps could reach the upper 20's today. Snow showers are expected to begin falling tonight and continue into tomorrow. Forecasters say up to...
March 2, 2015 - 7:40am
February 27, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Inver Grove Heights teen accused of trying to join ISIS pleads guilty
MINNEAPOLIS - A Somali-American teen from Inver Grove Heights is facing prison time after authorities say he tried to join a terrorist group in Syria. Abdullahi Yusuf pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday in Minneapolis to conspiracy to provide material and support to a designated...
February 27, 2015 - 8:27am
February 26, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fire evacuates Rochester library
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The Rochester Public Library was evacuated as a precaution last night after a fire broke out in the Bookmobile while it was parked in the garage. The Rochester Fire Department says the fire was confined to the underside of the vehicle near the generator and...
February 26, 2015 - 8:14am
February 25, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Over 300,000 Minnesotans' data at risk after Anthem breach
ST. PAUL -- Immediately after a data breach at health insurer Anthem earlier this month officials said that not many Minnesotans would be impacted because the company doesn't run any health insurance plans within the state. But how many is not many? More than 300,000. Minnesota's...
February 25, 2015 - 8:45am
February 24, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Security increased at MOA after terrorist threat
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - The Mall of America continues to take extra precautions to ensure the safety of anyone visiting the shopping center. The actions come after a video surfaced online showing the Somali-based terror group Al-Shabaab calling for attacks on shopping malls in...
February 24, 2015 - 9:29am
February 23, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Law enforcement says no credible threat to MOA
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- There is no credible threat associated with Mall of America. Those words in a joint statement from the FBI, state, county and local police and mall security, after terrorist group Al Shabaab released a video referencing MOA and the deadly attack two years ago...
February 23, 2015 - 6:52am
February 20, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Father of carbon monoxide poisoning victim sues HVAC company
SPRINGFIELD, Minn. -- The father of a Springfield man who died of carbon monoxide poisoning has filed a wrongful death civil lawsuit against a heating, ventilation and air conditioning company. The bodies of 30-year-old Nathan Potter and 23-year-old Adam Jensen were found in...
February 20, 2015 - 6:58pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Officials stressing preparedness for oil train derailments
WILLMAR, Minn. -- The train derailment/fire in West Virginia is another reminder of the importance of continued training for emergency responders....
February 20, 2015 - 9:28am
February 19, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fire kills four-year old in St. Paul
ST. PAUL - Mystery surrounds the death of a four-year-old St. Paul girl who was killed in a fire. Fire officials announced yesterday that they were unable to determine the exact cause of the blaze. NtshiaLiag Yang died earlier this month. The victim's father was able to rescue...
February 19, 2015 - 7:55am
February 18, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Over 100 rare cancer cases reported among former mine workers
A total of 101 cases of mesothelioma have now been identified in former mine workers on the Iron Range. The state Department of Health just...
February 18, 2015 - 8:45am
February 17, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: MNSure audit to be released today
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers get the legislative auditor's report this afternoon on the troubled MNsure health insurance exchange. As the report comes out, Republican Representative Greg Davids of Preston is asking MNsure's CEO why eleven managers received pay raises in 2014...
February 17, 2015 - 8:36am