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crime and courts
Prescott wins by walk-off against Ellsworth
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, May 28
Wild Side: Delicious fungus among us
Sports scoreboard from Wednesday, May 27
Elmwood softball defeats Plum City in regional playoffs
2015 Pierce County Fair: Be an open-class exhibitor
Group focuses on helping seniors stay in their homes
Help those in Nepal by checking out this garage sale
Memorial Day observances scheduled
Alive & Kickin local couple take the stage
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PIERCE COUNTY: 4/27/15 Board Meeting Minutes
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 6/1/15 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRENTON: 6/3/15 Plan Commission Meeting
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Marvin A. Gilles Estate: Case No. 15PR32
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 6/3/15 Meeting Agenda
Florence Soares, 97
Dennis E. Deaton, 58
Evelyn Van Riper, 89
Martha Peterson, 97
Allen Kerr, 84
Sheila Harsdorf column: Harsdorf Votes to Save SeniorCare and Fund Schools
Editorial: Seniors Staying Put is priceless to community
Kathleen Vinehout column: I agree Governor! Let’s Make Public Schools “Whole”
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit Affirms Complaints but also Satisfaction with Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Program
Ron Kind column: A Win-Win for Our Health and Our Economy
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March 2, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Rochester police investigate shooting, man injured
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A Rochester man was shaken up but not hurt early this morning when a bullet struck his vehicle while he was waiting at an intersection. The man told police he had just left the nearby Holiday convenience store and moments later heard three gunshots. Police...
March 2, 2015 - 4:09pm
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: State has bigger budget surplus than forecast
ST. PAUL - The state has an even bigger expected budget surplus. The latest economic forecast released today shows a $1.87 billion budget surplus for the 2016-17 biennium, nearly double the billion-dollar surplus predicted in the last forecast in November. Adding to the surplus:...
February 27, 2015 - 6:38pm
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: Hennepin County Sheriff testifies at U.S. House hearing
WASHINGTON D.C.-- Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek testified before a U.S. House subcommittee on crime, terrorism and homeland security today in Washington D.C. Stanek said Hennepin County is home to 1.2 million people and 425,000 are non-caucasian, including 40,000 Oromo,...
February 26, 2015 - 2:58pm
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: CN train derails near Cotton
COTTON, Minn. - No one was injured after a Canadian National Railway train derailed early this morning southeast of Cotton in St. Louis County. 13 of the train's 107 cars derailed, 30 were empty. Officials say nine cars contained potentially hazardous or dangerous materials,...
February 25, 2015 - 7:20pm
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: Wounded Minneapolis officer released from hospital
MINNEAPOLIS - A Minneapolis police officer who was shot and wounded after a burglary call on the city's North Side is out of the hospital. Officer Jordan Davis and his partner were returning to their squad car Saturday when Davis was hit. Police Chief Janee Harteau said "there...
February 23, 2015 - 3:20pm
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
Shipping season on Mississippi River could start earlier than usual
LAKE CITY - There are early indications that shipping boats will start going up the Mississippi River earlier than usual along the western Wisconsin...
news / region
February 20, 2015 - 8:02pm
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
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 ROUND-UP: Granite City Food & Brewery for sale
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. -- Granite City Food & Brewery is looking for a new buyer. The St.Louis Park-based restaurant chain has hired an investment bank to assist it in "exploring a possible strategic transaction." The move could be a sale or merger involving all or part...
February 18, 2015 - 2:26pm