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Prairie View holds holiday program
County jail talks: Expert advice sought
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Bankers are bullish on 2015, farmers, less so
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Supporters of Milwaukee man killed by police, take protest to Chicago
Prescott student has eyes for art
crime and courts
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Antetokounmpo is the only Milwaukee player to appear on all-star voting results
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: T-Wolves at Denver this evening
Ellsworth wrestlers still hold top spot in Division 2, SVE moves up to No. 3
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: U gridders leave for Orlando, Citrus Bowl today
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packer linemen face challenge of Detroit's Suh
Ellsworth Lions Club donates to Gift Box
Participate in our holiday coloring contest
Prescott UCC hosts Bethlehem Peace Light
Cottage Grove soldier returns to surprise sister before Christmas
Santa and his helper in Plum City
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Permit
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
Larry W. Eckhoff, 79
Pastor Carson R. Timblin, age 79
Clarence L. Pittman, 96
Terry Elizabeth Young, 62
Tina Dallman, 49
Get Out! Deals
November 21, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Congressmen want increased pay for troops in Eboloa zone
WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressmen Keith Ellison (DFL-Minneapolis) and Collin Peterson (DFL-Detroit Lakes) are calling for an increase in pay for military personnel deployed to West Africa to fight Ebola. The Minnesota National Guard is sending 700 members of the 34th Infantry Division...
November 21, 2014 - 7:16pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Upper Mississippi shipping season comes to an end
ST. PAUL - The shipping season on the Upper Mississippi River has come to a close. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the last towboat of...
November 21, 2014 - 8:50am
November 20, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State's jobless rate under four percent
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's unemployment rate fell another two-tenths of a point in October to 3.9 percent. The Department of Employment and Economic Development says it's the state's lowest jobless rate since June 2006. Employers added 9,500 jobs last month and September numbers...
November 20, 2014 - 3:04pm
November 19, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Farmers making progress on harvest despite bad weather
Minnesota farmers have been able to get some additional harvesting done after last week's snowstorm put field work temporarily on hold. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says despite the storm and frigid temperatures, farmers had just under three days suitable for fieldwork...
November 19, 2014 - 2:54pm
November 18, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: No charges against officers who killed suspect outside Ramsey day care
ANOKA, Minn. - Anoka County prosecutors will *not* file charges against two Ramsey police officers who shot and killed an armed man outside a day care. Officers Jerad Dixon and Richard Webb shot 21-year-old Chaz Havenor August 28th after he pointed gun at them as he was running...
November 18, 2014 - 7:04pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Eagan youth hockey player died from heart condition
BRAINERD, Minn. - The medical examiner's initial investigation confirms Twin Cities youth hockey player Patrick Schoonover died from a heart condition last week during a scrimmage in Brainerd. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune quoted Patrick's father, who said they didn't know...
November 18, 2014 - 10:02am
Gov. Dayton says more oil pipelines will help reduce rail car shortage
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's governor says more oil pipelines will help alleviate a shortage of rail cars that have clogged up shipments of coal and crops throughout the Upper Midwest, including Wisconsin. Gov. Mark Dayton joined railroad, business, and political leaders in a summit...
November 18, 2014 - 9:54am
November 17, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Minnesota No. 9 on Forbes business climate list
Minnesota is number nine on Forbes magazine's "Best States For Business 2014" rankings. The writers say the Gopher State cracked the top ten for the second straight year based on a strong economic climate and quality of life. It also cites Minnesota's large companies including...
November 17, 2014 - 4:10pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: National Guard units to be deployed to Liberia
ROSEMOUNT, Minn. -- Nearly 700 Minnesota Army National Guard Soldiers will be sent to Liberia in April to help with the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Army Major General Rick Nash says members of the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division will not be responsible for treating Ebola...
November 17, 2014 - 7:45am
November 14, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Section of I-94 re-opened after accident
ROTHSAY, Minn. -- A section of Interstate 94 in Rothsay has reopened after a semi crash forced a closure this morning. The State Patrol says the semi was trying to pass a car on the left when the car swerved to the left, causing the semi to go onto the shoulder before losing...
November 14, 2014 - 2:06pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing Mahnomen man's body found
MAHNOMEN, Minn. - Searchers Thursday found the body of a missing Mahnomen man. The body of 23 year-old Dennis Lang Jr. was located about 12 miles east of Mahnomen, 300 yards from where hunters spotted his car Wednesday night. The sheriff's office says Lang's body has been sent...
November 14, 2014 - 8:08am
November 13, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Nurses could file OSHA complaint over Ebola preparedness
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Some nurses say they'll file complaints with the state if they feel their workplaces are unprepared for Ebola or other infectious diseases. Minnesotas Nurses Association Vice President and Methodist Hospital RN Mary McGibbon told a group of health care workers...
November 13, 2014 - 3:08pm
November 11, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Weather to blame for three fatal crashes
Snow and ice are to blame for at least three fatal crashes on Minnesota roads since early Monday. The State Patrol is investigating a broadside crash this morning on Highway 21 in Rice County that left at least one person dead. A driver lost control on Carver County Road 40...
November 11, 2014 - 3:06pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Accidents and snow pile up after storm moves through state
Snow and ice are wreaking havoc on drivers throughout Minnesota over the past 24 hours. The State Patrol reports 128 crashes on metro roads since 5 a.m Monday. Nine people were injured and 74 vehicles were involved in spinouts. Elsewhere in the state, there have been seven crashes...
November 11, 2014 - 8:45am
November 8, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Mental exam ordered for St. Cloud man accused of killing his mother
ST. CLOUD -- A Stearns County judge has ordered a mental competency exam for a man accused of killing his mother last year at a St. Cloud apartment. Fifty-three-year-old Dean Friese is charged with first- and second-degree murder in the stabbing of Lois Omeara, who lived in...
November 8, 2014 - 8:37am