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Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
Gas prices creep down in time for the Fourth; funds deployed for voter ID awareness; Xcel to hand out refunds to Wis. customers; nine more state news stories
Wisconsin permanently bans gill nets on Lake Pepin
Maiden Rock woman found dead at Pierce County crash scene
Bicyclists memorialize fallen paramedics in Ellsworth
crime and courts
New trail opens in Kinnickinnic State Park
Legion Baseball: Ellsworth scores three runs in the fifth to defeat LSC
Baseball: High school coaches respond to WIAA pitch rules
SCVBL: Georgakas leads RF to win over Hubbers
Cheese Curd course challenges runners
Attend an Independence weekend celebration
VIDEO: Cheese Curd Festival 2016
Chickens come home to roost at Abode Gallery’s new “ANIMAL” art show
First-ever dual-sport motorcycle ride cruises into county
How country schools shaped America
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/8/16 Ag. & Extension Education Comm. Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 7/20/16 Hearing - Sludge Disposal Permit
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 7/11/16 Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 7/11/16 Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRENTON: 2016 Board of Review and Open Book
Robert Carl Heppner, 89
Robert R. Harshman, 90
Ronald Ferber, 77
Keith W. Hinz, 84
Jean Johnson, 70
Kathleen Vinehout column: Birth, life and death of a bad idea
Ron Kind column: Securing the future of Wisconsin Dairy
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit raises questions about clean water protection
Bay City president explains village position on eminent domain issue
Kathleen Vinehout column: School funding hits home
Real Estate Showcase
May 25, 2013
Regional News Briefs: Suspect in Superior shooting arrested in Duluth
DULUTH?SUPERIOR - The suspect in a shooting in Superior, Wisconsin is being held in the St.Louis County jail on a first-degree intentional homicide warrant. An Arizona man is being charged today with killing the fiancée of his ex-girlfriend in Superior. 41-year-old Juan Padilla...
May 25, 2013 - 10:33am
July 19, 2012
Minnesota News Briefs: Warm weather to continue for much of state
Most of the state got a bit of a break on Wednesday from a three-week-long hot spell, but the relief will likely be short-lived. The National Weather Service predicts daily highs will stay in the mid-80 to mid-90 range from now into early next week. Minnesota's long, hot spell leaves...
July 19, 2012 - 11:24am
April 6, 2012
Somerset man convicted in St. Croix court for autumn stabbing incident
HUDSON - A Somerset man charged in a stabbing incident last fall has been convicted in St. Croix County Circuit Court. Ryan William Vadnais, 29, withdrew a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity in an agreement and pleaded guilty to second-degree reckless injury and first-degree...
April 6, 2012 - 7:50pm
October 17, 2011
Update: Judge rules brackets for Divisions 3-7 can be released
MILWAUKEE - The Wisconsin prep football playoff brackets for Divisions 3-7 will be released this evening in ruling issued by court hearing a lawsuit against the WIAA. Judge Kevin Martens granted a temporary injuction that which will allow the brackets for the football playoffs from...
October 17, 2011 - 6:10pm
January 19, 2010
New heath care center under construction in Spring Valley
January 19, 2010 - 4:25pm
January 11, 2010
Federal judge rules Lac du Flambeau casino can't go into receivership
MILWAUKEE - A federal judge said a bonding agreement went too far when it called for an outside receiver to run a Wisconsin Indian casino. The Lac du Flambeau tribe failed to keep up with its payments on 50-million-dollars in bonds it issued in 2008. So bonds' owner, Saybrook Capital...
January 11, 2010 - 11:04am
January 5, 2010
Search continues to boy who broke through ice near Burlington
BURLINGTON - The search continues today for a seven-year-old boy who apparently fell into the Fox River in Burlington yesterday afternoon. Racine County sheriff's officials said the boy was sledding with two others, and he apparently fell in the water while one of the boys was using...
January 5, 2010 - 11:08am
January 4, 2010
Milwaukee man arrested for stealing from ShopKo stores
FOND DU LAC - A Milwaukee man is under arrest for stealing merchandise at ShopKo stores from Green Bay to West Bend. The 30-year-old man was caught on Saturday in Fond du Lac. Police said he tried to lift $700 in videos and clothing there. He managed to escape a back door, and police...
crime and courts
January 4, 2010 - 9:29am
December 31, 2009
Over 13,000 felons not giving DNA samples
MADISON - The state Justice Department now says there are almost 13-thousand convicted felons who have not given D-N-A samples to authorities as required by law. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel obtained the latest figure, which is a little bigger than what was first reported this...
crime and courts
December 31, 2009 - 11:06am
October 27, 2009
Elmwood welcomes five new staff members
ELMWOOD--The Elmwood School District welcomed five new staff members for the start of the 2009-10 school year. A Herald survey asking about...
October 27, 2009 - 9:53am
October 20, 2009
Panther in a new suit
October 20, 2009 - 10:40am
January 19, 2009
Reports say Packers have signed new defensive coordinator
Former NFL head coach Dom Capers will run the Green Bay Packer defense this fall. Newspapers in Green Bay, Milwaukee, and Madison cited...
January 19, 2009 - 9:00am
January 2, 2009
Rice Lake man dead after shooting wife
A Rice Lake area man died, after shooting at his wife early on New Year's Day. Margaret Krohn told authorities that her husband Gerald, 63, fired a shot at her and she hid in a bathroom where she heard another shot. Authorities later found Gerald Krohn dead in his bedroom with...
January 2, 2009 - 9:00am
Thousands take traditional plunge despite icy and windy conditions
Icy and windy conditions did not stop thousands of Wisconsinites from plunging into Lake Michigan on New Year's Day. Firefighters helped clear the ice at Jacksonport in Door County, where 750 people made the plunge. Organizer J.R. Jarosh said gale-force winds created the worst conditions...
January 2, 2009 - 9:00am
December 15, 2008
New car sales drop 37 percent across state in November
One analyst calls it brutal. Sales of new vehicles in Wisconsin were down almost 37 percent in November, compared to the same month a year ago. That's according to Reg Trak, a Waterloo company that keeps tabs on new vehicle registrations. Scott Quimby said new car sales were down...
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am