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UPDATE: Iowa woman dies of injuries suffered in Hwy. 63 head-on
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Traffic blocked in protest on interstate highway in Milwaukee
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal judge tosses out wolf hunting season
State report on Durand illnesses released
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites sickened from eating pre-packaged caramel apples
crime and courts
Prescott hoops teams split doubleheader, No. 9 boys team tops No. 2 G-E-T
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild rally for tie but lose in OT
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bulaga now clearned to play for Packers vs. Bucs'
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Gopher men's basketball team romps over Seattle
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW-Whitewater wins another Division III title
Lobergs win Ugly Sweater contest
Animal sleepover at Prescott Library
Holiday recital Friday in Prescott at UCC
It's a good fit, says pastor
Rommel recognized for 25 years of service to Shrine
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Permit
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
Gregg E. Martin, 64
Neil C. Jones, 74
Dorothy Lenore Ottman, 90
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Logan Jacob Hinrichs, 14
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September 6, 2013
Town supervisor: This is not a blast
Tom Sitz got his way. At the Sept. 3 regular meeting, the town of River Falls supervisor asked his colleagues why the town was trying to write its own blasting law. "Why are we going down this road?" he asked. "I want this taken off the table." Sitz said the Town Board...
news / government
September 6, 2013 - 9:26am
September 4, 2013
Effort to raise sunken yacht continues
The effort to raise a 60-foot houseboat that sank in the St. Croix River at Hudson early Friday morning, Aug. 30, was ongoing as this edition went to press. On Labor Day, a crane from the new Stillwater bridge project was brought in to lift the large pleasure craft, but the attempt...
news / accidents
September 4, 2013 - 2:18pm
August 22, 2013
St. Croix’s jobless rate lowest in Wisconsin for 3rd straight month, with Pierce right behind
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) released preliminary July unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties that show St. Croix County’s rate was estimated at 4.3%, which is lower than June’s rate of 4.6% and May’s rate of 4.4%. One...
news / business
August 22, 2013 - 12:26pm
August 14, 2013
No bids on Schaffhausen house
HUDSON -- A “sheriff’s sale” auction for the Schaffhausen house in River Falls where three sisters were killed by their father drew not a single bidder Tuesday morning, Aug. 13, at the St. Croix County Government Center. That means the property will be retained by Affinity Plus...
news / region
August 14, 2013 - 2:20pm
July 27, 2013
Homeless population rises in Eau Claire
EAU CLAIRE - Despite what you might think, the economy does not have to be in the tank for the homeless population to rise. In Eau Claire, advocates for the homeless say the number of empty apartments has dropped – and in many cases, rents have increased beyond some people’s ability-to-pay...
news / region
July 27, 2013 - 9:53am
July 20, 2013
Mississippi River paddleboat could be giving tours again next year
LA CROSSE - One of the last cruise-boats on the Mississippi River could be paddling tourists again in western Wisconsin as early as next year. A group called “Save the Julia Belle Swain” says it has raised enough to buy the boat, and put it on display in La Crosse while it...
news / business
July 20, 2013 - 12:44pm
May 5, 2009
Quick fix to alter grades doesn't work for Eau Claire teens
An Eau Claire high school student has been put on a year of probation, after he changed his grades and attendance record on a school computer. Circuit Judge William Gabler also gave Nicholas Smith, 18, the choice of 20 days in jail or 160 hours of community service. Authorities...
May 5, 2009 - 9:20am