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K9-Playtime brings country-style dog fun to the city
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Former Dane County police chief under state investigation
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Another police shooting of suspect takes place Thursday
Cannon Falls lets dance coach go
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: St. Paul police kill suspect in confrontation
crime and courts
EPC runners hoping not to be disappointed in 2014
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packers finish preseason with win
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: U football team tops Eastern Illinois 42-20
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Aug. 28, 2014
County teams begin season at Boyceville Invitational
Singer, songwriter and super talented
A bit of local at the State Fair
Party pals in El Paso
Auditions for Spring Valley show this weekend
arts and entertainment
Licole Opdahl, 47
Marilyn Landry, 82
Adolph "Bud" Hanken, 85
Daniel Truckenbrod, 53
Dianne M. Brenner, 77
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/8/14 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF: 9/11/14 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/10/14 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: Resolution re: Bonds for Maintenance
PIERCE COUNTY: 9/4/14 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
Old Cowbelle: Request for prayers
Old Cowbelle; Message in the blue
Money & Politics: AG race matchup could be a sizzler
Old Cowbelle: School time again
Cow Belle: Community Prayer Chain?
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
June 21, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Authorities looking for dangerous criminal
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is asking the public's help in finding a predatory offender who may be suicidal, armed and dangerous. 51-year-old Todd Triebold was last seen June 4th in Shell Lake, Wisconsin and troopers say he told a friend that he...
June 21, 2014 - 10:18am
June 18, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Mankato area soaked after five inches of rain
MANKATO, Minn. -- The Mankato area in south-central Minnesota is soaked after receiving more than five inches of rain overnight. There was water over several roads and mudslides and flooding led to closures on Highways 169 and 66. The National Weather Service reported a 56-mile-per-hour...
June 18, 2014 - 4:06pm
June 17, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target says latest glitch was not cyber attack
MINNEAPOLIS - Target officials say a glitch that slowed down shopping for many customers nationwide was caused by a defect in a network device. The Minneapolis-based retailer wouldn't give specifics, but did say there's no evidence of a cyber attack like the one that led to...
June 17, 2014 - 4:18pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: More severe weather on tap for southern Minnesota
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Minnesota's southern border communities will spend their Tuesday cleaning up from last night's storms -- if they can get it done before the next system moves in. Meteorologist Mike Griesinger of the National Weather Service in Chanhassen says much of Monday's...
June 17, 2014 - 9:24am
June 16, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Flooding threatens International Falls
INTERNATIONAL FALLS - -- The American Red Cross is in International Falls helping with the flood fight. Rainy Lake and the Rainy Lake River continue to rapidly rise, threatening homes and businesses. Spokesman Tony Guerra (GARE-uh) says the Red Cross is delivering sandbags...
June 16, 2014 - 5:01pm
June 14, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Large-scale northwest Minnesota meth ring busted
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Four suspects in a large-scale methamphetamine trafficking operation have been arrested in Beltrami County. Sheriff Phil Hodapp says over the past year investigators collected evidence of a sophisticated drug-smuggling and distribution ring around Bemidji, involving...
June 14, 2014 - 12:19pm