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Sheriff’s office to join in drive sober campaign
Committee eliminates two jail sites
Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Help those working hard and help lower others' premium costs
Minnesota man arrested in 1983 Texas murder case
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: State confirms its first case of West Nile virus
crime and courts
Prescott to hold Fun Run/Walk Sept. 6
Wild Side: Masters of Camoflage
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Brewers' lead down to 1.5 games as Brewers lose, Cards win
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Cleveland shuts out Twins, goes for sweep this afternoon
Spring Valley hopes home schedule will offset graduation losses
Thanks to the Auxiliary, sick children will receive Christmas stockings
Party pals in El Paso
Auditions for Spring Valley show this weekend
Ellsworth Library’s summer reading winners named
arts and entertainment
Daniel Truckenbrod, 53
Adolph "Bud" Hanken, 85
Dianne M. Brenner, 77
Sandy D. Kinneman, 72
Arlene Nelson, 87
PIERCE COUNTY: 8/26/14 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 8/21/14 Board of Health Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 8/25/14 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE: 8/28/14 Meeting Agenda
SUMMONS: Associated Bank v. Samuel Khoury, et al.; Case 14-CV-152
Old Cowbelle; Message in the blue
Old Cowbelle: School time again
Cow Belle: Community Prayer Chain?
Old Cowbelle: Heritage
August 20, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Reward increased in search for Hoffman
MINNEAPOLIS - -- A ten-thousand-dollar reward is now offered as authorities continue searching for the man accused of killing Kelly Phillips at an Arden Hills gas station. A nationwide arrest warrant has been issued for 44-year-old Ty Hoffman, who is charged with second-degree...
August 20, 2014 - 3:12pm
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
Milwaukee County sheriff's captain arrested for DWI in Red Wing
RED WING - A Milwaukee County sheriff's captain is on desk duty, after being arrested for driving drunk in Minnesota. Police in Red Wing stopped 41-year-old Catherine Trimboli early Sunday morning because her tail lights were off. Milwaukee sheriff's officials say Trimboli flashed...
news / crime and courts
August 20, 2014 - 7:39am
August 19, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Researchers say pig virus could be spread through animal feed
Researchers believe Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus could be passed along through animal feed. As of last month nearly 1,300 pigs in Minnesota had been diagnosed with PEDv, and only Iowa has seen more cases. The illness kills all pigs less than four weeks old. Scott Dee, director...
August 19, 2014 - 4:21pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Duluth firefighters battle big blaze in unoccupied building
DULUTH -- Over two dozen firefighters from five fire stations battled a fire just after midnight in an unoccupied building in Duluth. Fire was active on the first and second floors of the three story structure when firefighters arrived and they were able to keep it from spreading...
August 19, 2014 - 7:41am
August 15, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: First court appearance for man accused of murdering Mendota Heights officer
HASTINGS - The man accused of killing Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick makes his first court appearance this afternoon in Dakota County. The initial hearing for 39-year-old Brian Fitch Sr. was delayed while he recovered from gunshot wounds suffered in a standoff...
August 15, 2014 - 1:34pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Visitation today for man shot by ex-partner at gas station
MASON CITY, Iowa - Visitation is this afternoon (Fri 5-8pm) in Mason City, Iowa for the Boston Scientific lawyer killed by his former partner Monday at a gas station in Arden Hills. Ramsey County authorities believe 48-year-old Kelly Phillips of Minneapolis was shot to death...
August 15, 2014 - 8:30am
August 14, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Wanted ex-cult leader located in Washington state
ABERDEEN, Wash. - Police say a cult leader charged with raping underage girls in Pine County has been spotted in Washington state. A nationwide manhunt is under way for 52-year-old Victor Barnard, who's facing 59 felony counts of criminal sexual misconduct in Minnesota. The...
August 14, 2014 - 12:42pm
August 13, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: First court appearance for accused Mendota Heights cop killer
The man accused of killing a Mendota Heights police officer two weeks ago made his first court appearance this afternoon. Thirty-nine-year-old Brian Fitch Sr. is facing 12 charges, including murder in the shooting death of 47-year-old Officer Scott Patrick. Patrick was shot...
August 13, 2014 - 4:46pm
August 12, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Winona officials to hold public meeting on recent flag burnings
WINONA - There's a public meeting Thursday in Winona to discuss and address a series of flag burnings in the community. Police have responded to 13 American flag burnings recently and most were on poles attached to homes. Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding...
August 12, 2014 - 4:20pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Primary election day statewide
ST. PAUL -- This is Primary Election Day in Minnesota and there a few contested statewide races this year. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie reminds voters you can only participate in the primary for one of the state's three major political parties. Ritchie says for partisan...
August 12, 2014 - 8:50am
August 11, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Minneapolis nightclub where shooting took place shut down
MINNEAPOLIS - The city of Minneapolis has shut down the nightclub where Vikings nose tackle Linval Joseph and eight others were shot. City officials revoked the 400 Soundbar's license after the shooting early Saturday and the owner reportedly agreed to the closure. Two of nine...
August 11, 2014 - 5:09pm
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
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Mom, two kids escape injury in home explosion
KASSON, Minn. -- Firefighters in southeastern Minnesota responded to an explosion and fire at a rural home near Kasson yesterday. Dodge County Sheriff Jim Jensen says investigators are working to determine why a home on County Road 34 blew up. A woman and her three-and-seven-year-old...
August 8, 2014 - 9:12am
August 6, 2014
Upper Mississippi River barge traffic to resume Friday
ST. PAUL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopes to have barge traffic moving on the Mississippi River in the next couple of days. Spokesman...
August 6, 2014 - 4:12pm