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Blood drive to be in memory of Hoyer
Ellsworth HS grad charged with attempted murder after savage beating
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target plans changes to corporate culture
Prairie Island Unit 2 remains shut down, stable
Churches’ new pastor’s got rural roots, world view
crime and courts
EHS to defend title, SVE wants title at team wrestling state tournament
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badger-Gopher showdown on the hardwood tonight in Minneapolis
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks end road trip winless
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Peterson meets with Vikings' brass about future
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks will need to upset Warriors to stop losing streak
A hunter’s dream: Local fifth-grader bags huge bear
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Dawn Ann Viegut, 54
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
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March 12, 2014
Two Wisconsin National Guard units deploying to Afghanistan
Two units from the Wisconsin Army National Guard will deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom this spring, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon, March 12. Sussex-based Battery A of the 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery Regiment and the...
news / region
March 12, 2014 - 2:35pm
October 16, 2009
Wisconsin Guard battalion is nation's best
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following article was submitted for publication in the Herald by Jackie Kimber, long-time Prescott resident now living in Sayner. Kimber is the mother of and Wayne is the father of Dustin, who is a member of the battalion discussed in the article. Several other...
October 16, 2009 - 4:44pm
October 13, 2009
Two from Northland killed in Afghanistan
The cost of the global war on terrorism has hit home hard. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Aaron James Taylor, 27, who graduated from Greenway High School in Coleraine, and Spc. George W.
October 13, 2009 - 7:38am
October 9, 2009
Chippewa Falls National Guard unit on alert for second trip to Iraq
A Wisconsin National Guard unit is getting ready for a possible second trip to Iraq. The 724th Engineer Battalion of Chippewa Falls has been placed on alert. It includes almost 400 soldiers from companies in Medford, Hayward, Spooner and Superior as well as the unit's headquarters...
October 9, 2009 - 9:00am
October 7, 2009
Funeral services Saturday for a soldier from Rhinelander killed in Afghanistan
Funeral services will be held Saturday at Rhinelander High School for a soldier killed in Afghanistan. Sgt. Ryan Adams, 26, died last Friday when his vehicle was attacked with a rocket-propelled grenade. Seven other members of the Wisconsin Army National Guard were injured in...
October 7, 2009 - 9:02am
October 5, 2009
About 60 National Guard airmen are due back home today
About 60 members of the Wisconsin National Guard will return from Southwest Asia this afternoon. Friends and relatives will be on hand to welcome the 128th Air Control Squadron at Volk Field near Camp Douglas in Juneau County. They've spent the last four months providing ground...
October 5, 2009 - 9:00am
September 18, 2009
National Guard troops send final Camp Bucca, Iraq, detainees away
Wisconsin National Guard troops have completed a major mission in Iraq. The final detainees were transferred Thursday from Camp Bucca near the Kuwaiti border to other facilities, under an agreement with Iraq's government. Guard soldiers from Janesville to Marinette made the transfers,...
September 18, 2009 - 9:14am
July 30, 2009
Wisconsin National Guard units move closer to Baghdad
Two Wisconsin National Guard units that guarded Iraqi detainees near the country's southern border have been moved to another camp closer to Baghdad. During a satellite news conference Wednesday, Col. Steven Bensend said companies A and D of the 127th Infantry Division moved prisoners...
July 30, 2009 - 9:00am
July 28, 2009
Olivia soldier remembered as typical teen, wanted to be police officer
BIRD ISLAND -- Army National Guard Spc. James Wertish was remembered at his funeral Monday morning as a young man who "raised a little hell now and then" but was willing to lay down his life for others. Wertish, 20, of rural Olivia, a specialist with the Minnesota National Guard...
July 28, 2009 - 7:32am
July 23, 2009
Body of Spc. James Wertish of Olivia to arrive home Thursday; funeral Monday
OLIVIA -- The body of Spc. James Wertish will arrive at the Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Olivia between 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday. Wertish, 20, of rural Olivia, was one of three Minnesotan soldiers killed in a missile attack near Basra, Iraq on the evening of July 16. They were...
July 23, 2009 - 7:38am
Willmar soldier recovering from July 16 attack that killed three 'brothers'
WILLMAR -- On July 16, just before 9:15 p.m. Iraqi time, Spc. Jacob Benson, 22, of Willmar was talking with his three closest friends and fellow...
July 23, 2009 - 7:18am
July 20, 2009
Pawlenty visits troops in Iraq, worries about Iran
ST. PAUL - If Iran was behind the deaths of three Minnesota National Guard soldiers, already rocky relations with the United States could become...
July 20, 2009 - 7:23am