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MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tom Saari, dogs feeling fortunate
MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tornado strikes rural Pierce County; 1 reported injured
Update: Amish crash victims in 'good' condition
Duluth Trading Co. store in Red Wing to hold grand opening July 15
Elmwood pivots to different police candidate; first candidate rejected after report surfaces
crime and courts
Prescott baseball: Brookshaw takes top honor in state
Grab a buddy and learn to kayak
SCVBL recap: Early grand slam carries Pirates
SCVBL: Walczak strikes out nine in victory
Prescott baseball: Dolan caps career as an all-star
Spring Valley Cardinals
Every person has a fair story
2017 Cheese Curd Festival
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 7/5/17 Meeting Agenda
AMENDED NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Stephen Robert Hovde Estate; Case No. 16-PR-69
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Ad For Bids - 2017 Road Work Projects
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Diane G. Kasten Estate; Case No 17PR38
ORDER TO APPEAR: 7/17/17, Case No. 15FA118, Cindy Hilsgen
Amil E. "Jack" Bowen, 87
Matthias Cremer Putzier
Jason R. Hart, 30
Loretta M. Richman, 81
Ronald E. Traynor, 87
Viewpoint: Card skimmer bill aimed at stopping gas pump scam
Viewpoint: Fighting for affordable, quality health care
Literally Lorna: A salute to women in baseball
EDITORIAL: Newspapers still top choice for news
Viewpoint: Celebrating Wisconsin's Dairyland
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June 12, 2013
When power fails, lines are down, cell phones jammed, ham radio can save the day
The SCVRA consists of amateur radio operators (or Hams as they are commonly known) from River Falls, Hudson, Baldwin, Hammond, New Richmond,...
June 12, 2013 - 3:12pm
Funktion Junktion opens doors to ideas, vendors
A new shop on Main St. hopes to be featuring local vendors when it opens this October. Funktion Junktion will be moving into the space 2nd Chances...
June 12, 2013 - 2:26pm
Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Medicaid Plan: Do Lawmakers really know all the details?
"We want to make things better," one of the Finance Committee members recently told his colleagues. This Medicaid plan, he said, "Protects taxpayers,...
June 12, 2013 - 11:44am
Letter from Rep. Petryk: Joint Finance Committee approves budget bill
The work on the Wisconsin budget bill (Assembly Bill 40) by the Joint Finance Committee (JFC) is now complete and the bill moves on to the full...
June 12, 2013 - 11:33am
Red Wing launches 'digital town square'
Citizens now have another option for sharing ideas and voicing their opinions on Red Wing issues. The city recently launched imagineredwing.com, a site that includes forums, polls and other ways for participants to get involved in discussions. "We want you to think of this site...
June 12, 2013 - 10:46am
Red Wing District clinic opens its doors
Just more than six months after it originally planned, the Red Wing School District officially opened its employer-sponsored clinic Monday.
June 12, 2013 - 10:35am
Bender new Red Wing mayor
Dan Bender is Red Wing's new mayor. Bender garnered 945 votes of the 2,455 cast in Tuesday's special election, according to unofficial results. "I thought that we had done a good job," Bender said. "When I was out campaigning it was pretty well received. But you never know." Bender,...
June 12, 2013 - 10:32am
All things highway
All things highway was the topic during the Prescott Kiwanis meeting May 30, as Pierce County Highway Commissioner Chad Johnson talked about...
June 12, 2013 - 10:22am
Traynor turns in the keys after 32 years
Over a recent week, Wisconsin State Trooper Bill Traynor conducted what he termed with a grin--his "goodbye tour," stopping at area police departments...
June 12, 2013 - 10:15am
Minnesota News Roundup: Suicidal man arrested for setting home ablaze
ST. PAUL -- Investigators say a suicidal man in St. Paul torched his own home last (Tue) night, just before county mental health officials were...
June 12, 2013 - 9:47am
State News Roundup: Caterpillar, Union reach agreement in Milwaukee
Union workers have approved a new six-year contract at the Caterpillar mining equipment plant in South Milwaukee. It's the first contract since...
June 12, 2013 - 9:40am
Artists exhibit at River Falls library
The Saffron Collective's exhibit will run through July 6 at the River Falls Public Library. The collective is a group of four sculptural artists,...
June 12, 2013 - 9:40am
Crime and Court Roundup: Eight-year-old Fond du Lac boy unharmed after thief steals van with him in it
Police in Fond du Lac are looking for a man who stole a van with an eight-year-old boy in the backseat. The child was dropped off unharmed about a mile south of where the vehicle was stolen. As of late yesterday, police were still looking for both the thief and the vehicle. Holly...
June 12, 2013 - 9:32am
Government and Political Roundup: Debate on Abortion restrictions continue
Democrats in the Wisconsin Senate blocked approval yesterday of a Republican bill to require women to get ultrasounds before getting abortions....
June 12, 2013 - 9:22am
June 11, 2013
Afternoon State News Briefs: Rare derecho on track to hit state
"Derecho" is not a common word among Wisconsin weather watchers - but it could be before the week is out. A derecho is a strong weather pattern that occurs every 1-to-2 years across the central and northeastern U.S., normally in a band from Texas to New England. The Upper Midwest...
June 11, 2013 - 3:28pm