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Pierce County Herald
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
July 9, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: FEMA crews survey flood damage
FEMA crews and state officials are surveyed flood damage today in Sibley, Steele, Martin, Hennepin, Carver and Scott counties. The Hennepin County Board reported Tuesday that damages are estimated at nearly $15-million dollars. Emergency management officials in Carver County...
July 9, 2014 - 4:28pm
July 8, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dry days last week help farmers catch-up with crops
ST. PAUL - Minnesota farmers had 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork last week, the most in nearly a month, according to the USDA's Weekly Crop Report. Drier field conditions allowed many farmers to catch-up with herbicide and fertilizer spraying. Nearly all of Minnesota's corn...
July 8, 2014 - 8:27am
July 4, 2014
Family offering reward in Hastings murder case
HASTINGS -- The family of a Hastings man murdered last month is offering a five-thousand-dollar reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. Thirty-four-year-old Jason Reuter was shot to death June 22nd in his front yard. Mike Reuter is coping with the loss...
July 4, 2014 - 8:58am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Rochester police investigating suspicious death
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Rochester police are investigating what they term the suspicious death of a man found unresponsive at a park Monday morning. 54-year-old Roger Ingalls died later that day at the hospital and the medical examiner determined it might not have been of natural causes....
July 4, 2014 - 8:39am
July 2, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target bans guns in premises
MINNEAPOLIS -- Target Corporation is asking customers to leave their guns at home -- even in places where the law allows concealed carry. A statement released by company officials acknowledges the issue is complicated, but says it boils down to a simple belief that "bringing...
July 2, 2014 - 6:42pm
July 1, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Murder suspect arrested in St. Paul, going back to North Dakota
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Police in Grand Forks expect a suspect in last Tuesday's shooting death of a 24-year-old man to be brought back to the city later this week. Twenty-nine-year-old Delvin Shaw was arrested on North Dakota warrants over the weekend in St. Paul. Authorities...
July 1, 2014 - 4:21pm
June 30, 2014
Oregon authorities investigating missing person as one of the victims hidden in suitcase
COTTAGRE GROVE, Ore. - Authorities in the state of Oregon are trying to determine if one of their missing persons was the second victim found hidden in a pair of suitcases near Lake Geneva. KEZI-TV of Eugene, Oregon said police in nearby Cottage Grove are trying to determine if...
June 30, 2014 - 2:47pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Man pulls motorist from burning vehicle in New Brighton
NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. -- A Woodbury man saved a motorist's life yesterday when he pulled the man from a burning vehicle in New Brighton. Robert Renning was headed southbound on I-35W when he noticed a vehicle on fire. He flagged down the motorist--Michael Johannes of Minneapolis--and...
June 30, 2014 - 2:37pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: FEMA to asses flood damage
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in southwestern Minnesota starting tomorrow to begin surveying flood damage. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (DFL-Plymouth) says in order to qualify for federal funds, the monetary damage to public infrastructure must be at least...
June 30, 2014 - 9:03am
June 28, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: NTSB still investigating Sauk Rapids plane crash
SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. - The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a preliminary report into the plane crash that killed two people and destroyed a Sauk Rapids home one week ago today. The report does not list a cause of the crash that killed the pilot, 60-year-old Scott...
June 28, 2014 - 8:35am
June 25, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Woman found in blanket died of natural causes
ST. PAUL -- Officials say the 39-year-old woman whose body was found wrapped in a blanket in a wooded area of St. Paul Saturday died of natural causes. Officials found Rahel Nigusse's body near Minnehaha Avenue and St. Paul Police Sergeant Paul Paulos says it appears she had...
June 25, 2014 - 7:49pm
Capital Safety expanding in Red Wing
RED WING -- Capital Safety is planning a 60,000-square-foot expansion project in Red Wing that is expected to create 100 jobs. The company is a global provider of fall-protection equipment for workers in construction, oil and gas, utilities and other industries. The state Department...
news / business
June 25, 2014 - 9:34am
June 24, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: President Obama to hold town hall meeting, speak on economy during Minnesota visit
WASHINGTON D.C. - The White House has released President Obama's itinerary for his visit to the Twin Cities later this week. The president holds a town hall meeting Thursday afternoon at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis with invited guests only, then attends a Democratic Congressional...
June 24, 2014 - 3:06pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Sauk Rapids plane crash probe continues
SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration are still working to piece-together why the plane crashed in Sauk Rapids. Multiple eyewitnesses says the plane appeared to have crashed after crossing the wake...
June 24, 2014 - 10:55am
June 22, 2014
Armed Woodbury robbery ends with fatal self-inflicted gunshot
WOODBURY, Minn. - A deadly robbery attempt Saturday morning in Woodbury might have ended differently, were it not for the presence of a Woodbury patrol officer and an alert worker. According to the Woodbury Public Safety Department, an armed man attempted to rob Johnson Jewelers...
news / crime and courts
June 22, 2014 - 9:48am