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Kelly’s made county rounds to fairgrounds
Second Barron Co. flock stricken by bird flu, some exports suspended; taxpayers won't be funding Walker's travels; 9 more Wisconsin stories
Elmwood woman injured in mini van vs. dump truck crash
New high school site update given board
Shop proposal going to Martell residents
crime and courts
Baseball: Taranto, McGregor pace Ellsworth over Amery
PC falls to Mondovi in doubleheader
Softball: Ellsworth suffers first defeat
Seifert to play at Bemidji State
Pull! The inaugural season of the Claybreakers
Earth Day/Found Art show at Foster Hall in Hammond
Garage Sale Hunter MAP
A 10-truck salute
Local woman needs public’s help to get kidney transplant
Saddling up for donkey hoops
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE: 4/29/15 Operating Committee Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 5/6/15 Hearing - Rohl Permit (Nonmetallic Mining)
PIERCE COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COUNCIL: 4/23/15 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/27/15 Special School Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: For Sale by Bid - Heavy Haul Equipment
Doris Grace (Leonard) (Hayner) Leik
Debra Sue Diesing, 62
Caleb Brian Gustafson, 20
Beverly Ann Blakstad, 86
Douglas Davis, 61
Warren Petryk column: Non-Fiscal Policy Items Removed from the Budget
Kathleen Vinehout column: Let’s Debunk a Few Budget Myths
Kathleen Vinehout column: People Speak Out About Consequences of Budget Decisions
Warren Petryk column: Listening Sessions Completed in the 93rd Assembly District
Harsdorf Legislation Focuses on Reform, Modernization
Get Out! Deals
March 12, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Teacher tenure bill debated in state Senate
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota state Senate discussed teacher tenure reform at a State Capitol hearing this morning. The Republican-led state...
March 12, 2015 - 3:21pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Vatican defrocks St. Paul priest
ST. PAUL -- The former pastor of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in St. Paul who was convicted of abusing children has been permanently removed from the priesthood. Pope Francis defrocked Curtis Wehmeyer three years after he was arrested for molesting two brothers on several occasions;...
March 12, 2015 - 8:27am
March 11, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Reward increased in unsolved Hastings murder
HASTINGS, Minn. -- The reward for information leading to an arrest in the shooting death of a Hastings man last June has been doubled to more than $20,000. Thirty-four-year-old Jason Reuter was found dead on his front lawn on June 22nd. Crimestoppers is offering an additional...
March 11, 2015 - 6:34pm
March 10, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Warmer weather expected to continue through March
Our warmer-than-normal March temperatures are expected to hold, for the most part, through the month. While that's good news for just about all of us, lack of snow cover that's helping increase temperatures is causing concern for others. U-of-M climatologist Mark Seeley says we...
March 10, 2015 - 9:30am
March 9, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Record high temperatures forecasted for this week
MINNEAPOLIS - Record high temperatures are predicted for almost all of Minnesota this week. U-of-M climatologist Mark Seeley says it looks like the warmer than normal weather will be around for at least all of March. He says that's good news for many reasons, including the fact...
March 9, 2015 - 6:29pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Bird flu prompts Minnesota turkey ban in 40 countries
About 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after last week's discovery of avian flu (H5N2) in a flock of 15,000 turkeys in Pope County. While officials say there is absolutely no food safety concern whatsoever, health officials and farmers are taking extra precautions....
March 9, 2015 - 10:48am
March 6, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Sixth child dies from flu in Minnesota
ST. PAUL - The latest weekly report shows a sixth child has died from the flu this season in Minnesota. Over the last reporting week, 13 people were hospitalized, down 29 from the week before. There were eight school outbreaks and only one in the state's nursing homes. More...
March 6, 2015 - 5:43pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Avian Flu confirmed in Pope County turkey flock
ST. PAUL -- The USDA has confirmed the avian flu (H5N2) in a commercial turkey flock in Pope County, Minnesota. This is the first finding of the flu in the Mississippi flyway. The Centers for Disease Control says the risk to people from this strain of avian flu is low and no...
March 6, 2015 - 9:29am
March 5, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target plans changes to corporate culture
MINNEAPOLIS - News that Target plans to change, to a certain extent, its corporate culture and how it sells you products is raising interesting questions on just how that can be done given the retailer's size. St. Thomas University professor Jonathan Seltzer says Target is going...
March 5, 2015 - 4:20pm
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
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Peterson meets with Vikings' brass about future
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman met with running back Adrian Peterson on Wednesday regarding his future. According to ESPN, Peterson said the meeting went well but wants to keep the details private. It was...
March 5, 2015 - 9:52am
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: Blizzard closes parts of I-94 from St. Cloud to Minneapolis
Multiple crashes are forcing sections of Interstate 94 to be closed between St. Cloud and the Twin Cities this morning. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says all eastbound lanes of I-94 between Highway 24 in Clearwater and Wright County Road 8 in Hasty are closed due...
March 3, 2015 - 4:14pm
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