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Getting to know who's on the ballot
Wisconsin roundup: Minn. man pleads not guilty in death of UW-Stout student; state budget briefings begin; 8 more state news stories
Prescott principal announces retirement intentions
Spring Valley water rates up 64%
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
Sights and sounds from the Prescott trip to state
Prescott softball: Returning Cards have high hopes
Ellsworth track and field: A lot of talent and uncertainty
Spring Valley Cardinals
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Ethan T. Hedeen, 10
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
Kathleen Vinehout column: What's next in health care?
Kathleen Vinehout column: Are Wisconsin waters meeting water quality standards?
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
March 20, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: U.S. Supreme Court arguments begin in St. Croix County land-use case; horses, wolf-dog hybrids seized from northern Wisconsin property; 9 more state news stories
WASHINGTON — A family whose St. Croix County property is under dispute will be in Washington, D.C., Monday morning, hearing their case argued...
March 20, 2017 - 8:29am
March 16, 2017
Bookey to see criminal, juvenile consequences in attack case
The New Richmond teenager who faced an attempted homicide charge after a violent 2016 assault on another girl must serve time at a state facility until she’s 17, at which point she’ll begin a path toward reintegration with the community.
News/crime and courts
March 16, 2017 - 3:08pm
March 13, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: New bill would ban state payments for state employee abortions; Walker still 65K short of 2010 job promise; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- More state government employees in Wisconsin would have to pay for their own abortions as part of a new Republican bill.
March 13, 2017 - 8:58am
February 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Vets ask Walker to reverse course on prevailing wage issue; could snowstorm save Birkie?; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin veterans asked Gov. Scott Walker Wednesday to change his mind about eliminating the prevailing wage law for public projects. Last year, lawmakers scaled back the requirement that contractors pay construction workers a minimum wage similar to what union employees...
February 23, 2017 - 8:24am
February 22, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent primary; weather blamed for western Wis. bridge collapse; 8 more state news stories
State public school Superintendent Tony Evers and challenger Lowell Holtz have advanced to the April fourth general election, after easy victories in Tuesday's primary.
February 22, 2017 - 8:41am
December 19, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Despite bitter cold, vast majority of schools are open; busiest mailing day of the year begins; and 10 more state news stories
Wisconsin is going through its second straight morning of bitter cold temperatures, but very few schools are closed. A quick check of TV stations around the Badger State shows that many small town districts in south central Wisconsin are opening two hours late Monday morning. Clinton...
December 19, 2016 - 8:53am
December 13, 2016
Moving into the new village hall
MAIDEN ROCK -- Attendees of the Dec. 5 Maiden Rock Village Board meeting took in the aroma of new drywall, paint, tile grout and fresh adhesive...
December 13, 2016 - 5:49pm
December 6, 2016
Trap team talks shooting range hopes
PRESCOTT -- There’s currently a sports team in a Pierce County school that travels more than 18 miles each way to practice. The Prescott High...
December 6, 2016 - 9:25am
October 14, 2016
UPDATE: New Richmond man being evaluated after five-hour stand-off ends peacefully
A tense situation ended peacefully early Wednesday, Oct. 11, in New Richmond after an hours-long incident involving an armed man. According to a press release issued by New Richmond Police Chief Craig Yehlik just before noon on Wednesday, the New Richmond Police Department received...
News/crime and courts
October 14, 2016 - 2:32pm
September 18, 2016
Suspect dead, 8 injured after mall stabbings in Minnesota
ST. CLOUD, Minn.—Eight people were injured and the suspect died at Crossroads Center on Saturday after an attack reported about 8:15 p.m. St....
September 18, 2016 - 10:52am
August 26, 2016
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
A River Falls driver clocked at more than 120 mph was arrested Wednesday after allegedly attempting to flee officers while driving drunk. Nicholas D. Carlson, 35, was arrested at about 11 p.m. after a high-speed pursuit that began on Interstate 94 and continued on to Highway 35 in...
News/crime and courts
August 26, 2016 - 2:31pm
June 18, 2016
Hudson native and Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades has died
Hudson native (and resident) and Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades died Saturday. She was 65 years old. She served...
June 18, 2016 - 4:14pm
June 6, 2016
No GOP foe for Ron Kind; economic slowdown possible; state saw fewer Memorial Day traffic deaths; 11 more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE -- For the first time, no Republican is running against U.S. House Democrat Ron Kind this fall -- and the GOP leader in Kind's western Wisconsin district says he's not surprised. Brian Westrate says the cost of a campaign would have been "astronomical," since Kind has...
June 6, 2016 - 8:20am
May 26, 2016
Freak highway incident in Eau Claire; state's corn should be mostly planted soon; wildfire risk plummets; 13 more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE -- A freak incident caused 21 vehicles to have their tires punctured on Interstate 94 near Eau Claire. The State Patrol was told just after 5 p.m. Wednesday that numerous vehicles were getting flat tires -- and it turned out that they all hit a square metal frame made...
May 26, 2016 - 8:08am
May 23, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Reported gun shot; lost dog; park blaze; horse spills
Officers responded at 2:21 a.m. Sunday, May 22, to the Harbor Bar, N673 825th St., Hager City, for a report of a man who fired a gun. The man...
News/crime and courts
May 23, 2016 - 4:26pm