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Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
Problem properties may face fines if they don’t shape up
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Former caregiver, 55, sentenced to prison
Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries
crime and courts
Football: Panthers start season with big win at Spooner
Football: Mistakes are minimized in Spring Valley win vs. SCF
Football: Early touchdown doesn’t hurt Wolves in 42-7 victory
Football: Prescott works through some roster turnover
Football: Spring Valley works to replace talented seniors
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
WATCH: Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Ricky D. Rodewald, 62
Dale D. Jensen, 80
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Kathleen Vinehout column: Have an opinion about your internet connection? Let your voice be heard!
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January 22, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Unemployment rate drops but employers also cut jobs
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's unemployment rate fell another tenth of a point in December to 3.6 percent, while at the same time employers in the state cut 5,200 jobs last month. Meanwhile, November's job gains were revised upward by four thousand. DEED Commissioner Katie Sieben...
January 22, 2015 - 4:39pm
January 20, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Opening statements delayed in Fitch trial
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- Opening statements in the trial of accused cop killer Brian Fitch have been delayed in St. Cloud. A female juror reportedly feared for her life, saying the news media had released her identity and address. She was dismissed from the jury and several other...
January 20, 2015 - 3:42pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Prairie Island police officer involved in crash
WELCH, Minn. - A Prairie Island Police officer escaped injury Sunday night when he was involved in a crash during a traffic stop. Minnesota State Patrol says the officer had pulled over a driver on County Road 18 near Red Wing when a car driven by 84-year-old Jeanne Schadt hit...
January 20, 2015 - 10:02am
January 19, 2015
MINNNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Suspect in custody after fatal assault in Duluth
DULUTH -- There's a suspect in custody following a Saturday morning homicide in the Central Hillside neighborhood in Duluth. According to police, first responders found the alleged victim, who has not been identified, dead with a head injury while on a medical call. Investigators...
January 19, 2015 - 5:15pm
January 16, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Teen wanted for Illinois murder arrested at Winona High School
WINONA -- The teen suspect in an Illinois murder was arrested yesterday at Winona High School. Winona Police say a detective with the Maywood, Illinois Police Department called them Wednesday, believing the 16-year-old murder suspect was in town. Local officers searched all...
January 16, 2015 - 3:03pm
January 14, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fatal officer-involved shooting in St. Paul
ST. PAUL - Authorities in St. Paul are investigating an officer-involved shooting early this morning that left a suspect dead. Officers were called to a University Avenue apartment after receiving a report that a man was sending death threat text messages to a woman. Police were...
January 14, 2015 - 2:52pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Man dies in house fire in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- Authorities continue to investigate a deadly house fire in South Minneapolis. The fire started Monday night in a home on Pleasant Avenue South. An unknown man was found injured in the home and he died at the Hennepin County Medical Center. The cause of the fire...
January 14, 2015 - 9:29am
January 13, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Mankato police looking for missing woman
MANKATO - Mankato police are asking the public for help locating a missing vulnerable adult. 33-year old Jessica Ann Scofield of Mankato was last seen just before noon Monday at 201 North Victory Drive. She is five-foot, seven-inches tall and weighs 145 pounds, with blond hair...
January 13, 2015 - 3:15pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Embattled Lake Park mayor resigns
LAKE PARK, Minn. - Embattled Lake Park, Minnesota Mayor Aaron Wittnebel has resigned. Monday night, the city council officially accepted his resignation. Wittnebel has been a no show at council meetings for the past five months. He had been under fire since last summer when...
January 13, 2015 - 7:43am
January 12, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Minnesotan reaches summit of Mt. McKinley
TALKEENTA, Alak. -- Arctic explorer Lonnie Dupre has become the first person to reach the summit of Alaska's Mount McKinley alone in the month of January. The 53-year-old from Grand Marais, Minnesota sent out a GPS spot signal from the 20,237-foot Denali summit last night...
January 12, 2015 - 6:19pm
January 9, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: DFLers in Legislature considering sick leave, paid family leave proposals
ST. PAUL -- DFLers at the legislature are considering proposals they say will improve the economic security of low-income families. State Representative Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) says earned sick leave, paid family leave, predictable scheduling and wage-theft protections...
January 9, 2015 - 4:24pm
January 7, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Temps moderating, snowfall and strong winds return
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Frigid cold temperatures are headed out and snowfall and high winds are comin' in. Meteorologist Bill Borghoff with the National Weather Service says tomorrow's highs should be back into the mid-teens, but the weather pattern that is responsible for the...
January 7, 2015 - 4:38pm
January 6, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Weather causes crashes in morning commute
It was a tough a.m commute in the Twin Cities after light snow overnight iced-up roads. 13 vehicles and a semi were involved in an early morning pileup that closed a busy ramp on Highway 280 for three hours. Two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. State Patrol...
January 6, 2015 - 4:30pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Wind chills raise fears of frostbite dangers
CHANHASSEN, Minn. - Another morning of brutally cold weather is greeting Minnesotans statewide, with wind chills at 25 to 35 below, and more...
January 6, 2015 - 9:33am
January 5, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Snow follows bitter cold into Minnesota
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- A brutally cold morning transitioned to a white afternoon across the southern part of the state. Meteorologist Bill Borghoff with the National Weather Service office in Chanhassen says temperatures were into the 20's below zero across northern Minnesota...
January 5, 2015 - 5:09pm