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Beldenville man seriously injured in motorcycle accident in Dunn County
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Study finds state is 13th in nation for children's well-being
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Heat, humidity wave should break today
Heat advisory issued for the region; officials urge checking on neighbors at risk
UPDATE: 3-vehicle injury crash blamed on mayfly-covered roadway
crime and courts
Exciting, extra inning games in SCVL last weekend
Ellsworth Legion wins playoff game, at home tonight
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers back on top of NL Central
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP:Willingham's homer lifts Twins over Indians 4-3
Late-game comeback lifts River Falls over Elmwood
Goodwin, Schaar featured at Saturday's walk/run
East side, west side -- Centenarian's lived a lot
Horse's tale completes Cinderella story
Study finds silica levels near Maiden Rock sand mine were extremely low
Prescott Foundation awards $10,000 grant to Friends of Freedom Park
arts and entertainment
Ronald A. Shafer, 77
Charles Ford, Sr., 86
William L. Stoetzel, 70
Grace J. Skarman, 85
Dr. Stanley E. Sobottka, 83
ELLSWORTH FIRE ASSOC.: 7/17/14 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 7/16/14 REVISED Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE: 7/24/14 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/24/14 Board of Adjustment Committee Meeting
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/22/14 Personnel Committee Meeting
Old Cowbelle: I am rich!
Old Cowbelle: The Future of Churches
Old Cow Belle: Old Lady Entertainment?
Old Cowbelle: Missed opportunities
May 31, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State party conventions are underway
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Republicans have opened their 2014 state convention at the Mayo Civic Center. The big battle was over the state GOP endorsement for U.S. Senate which is still ongoing as of Saturday morning. State Senator Julianne Ortman from Chanhassen was generally acknowledged...
May 31, 2014 - 9:37am
May 29, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Dayton signs medical marijuana bill
ST. PAUL - Governor Dayton has signed the bill legalizing medical marijuana in Minnesota. The path to passage was hard fought, with some lawmakers concerned that medical pot would open the door to increased recreational use. In the end, though, the bill passed in both the Senate...
May 29, 2014 - 5:03pm
May 28, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Nicollet Schools briefly locked down after shotgun cartridge found
NICOLLET, Minn. -- There was a brief lockdown Tuesday morning at Nicollet Public Schools. Superintendent Jack Eustice says the emergency plan was activated after students found a shotgun cartridge in a boys' locker room. Authorities determined there was no threat to students...
May 28, 2014 - 4:17pm
May 27, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Customers still without service after natural gas pipeline explosion
WARREN, Minn. -- Hundreds of homes and businesses are still without natural gas service, after a pipeline explosion in northwestern Minnesota. The underground gas line ruptured in a rural area near Warren, causing a fire that took two hours to extinguish. Several homes were...
May 27, 2014 - 9:43am
May 26, 2014
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
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: DNR lifts burning restrictions statewide for Memorial Day Weekend
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has lifted burning restrictions statewide. Jean Goad with the DNR's Interagency Fire Center in Grand Rapids says you do still need to obtain a burning permit. They are available from state and federal foresty...
May 24, 2014 - 8:41am
May 21, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target Corp. earnings drop significantly
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota-based Target Corporation is reporting a 14-percent decrease in first-quarter earnings. The drop is blamed on the massive data breach during the holiday shopping season and the retailer's costs of expanding in Canada. Target earned $418-million in the...
May 21, 2014 - 3:32pm
May 20, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: "Man in Black" bank robber sentenced to 14 years in federal prison
ST. PAUL - The so-called "man in black" bank robber has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison. Fifty-one-year-old Sheikh Bilaal Muhammad Arafat, formerly known as Mark Wetsch, pleaded guilty to six counts of bank robbery. He admitted to robbing a total of 31 banks in southern...
May 20, 2014 - 3:23pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Search continues at childhood home of girl missing for 25 years
MAPLE GROVE, Minn -- Amy Sue Pagnac's mother and police investigators say the missing girl could still be alive. Susan Pagnac says there is no evidence that her daughter is dead, and Maple Grove Police Captain Keith Terlinden has asked that the girl, now in her late 30's, get...
May 20, 2014 - 9:00am
May 17, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP:Bonding bill clears State Senate, legislature adjourns early
ST. PAUL - An $846-million-dollar bonding bill easily cleared the Minnesota State Senate Friday following an early morning vote in the House. The legislation now goes to Governor Dayton who's expected to sign it. Lawmakers generally had good things to say about the bill, but...
May 17, 2014 - 1:10pm
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
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Crash closed Highway 61 near Lake City
LAKE CITY -- Highway 61 in southeastern Minnesota was temporarily closed north of Lake City due to a fatal crash Monday. MnDOT had to detour northbound and southbound traffic as the State Patrol completed its investigation. Troopers say the collision involves two vehicles and...
May 13, 2014 - 9:15am
May 7, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Twin Cities Rainbow grocery stores sold
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee-based Roundy's Incorporated has announced it is selling 18 Rainbow grocery stores in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market to Twin Cities-based Supervalu and Lunds Ten of the Rainbow stores will become Cub stores. And the Rainbow's in Woodbury and Eden Prairie...
May 7, 2014 - 2:58pm
May 6, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Mall wall collapses in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- Investigators are trying to determine what caused a partial building collapse this morning in south Minneapolis. A third story wall under construction collapsed at the Karmel Mall and fell down onto the sidewalk. Minneapolis Police Inspector Todd Loining says...
May 6, 2014 - 3:12pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: New Brighton shooting kills one, injures another
NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. - A dispute between neighbors is blamed for a fatal shooting in New Brighton Monday night. The city's public safety...
May 6, 2014 - 9:56am