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Boy, 16, dies after sustaining injuries in SD farm accident
Willing and ‘Abel:’ Plum City schools value volunteers
Jury acquits man in RF rape case
Wisconsin roundup: Obamacare about to begin its fourth signup season; Wausau teen gets 13 years for killing another teen; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Ellsworth girls take second at MBC meet
E-PC readies for playoffs with rout of Shell Lake
Raiders to travel to Clear Lake for opening round of playoffs
Todd takes runner up in Dunn-St. Croix Conference meet
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
Daughters work to save their mother
Last chance to see 'Pierce County in War & Peace'
Fresh Art Tour kicks off Oct. 7
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Absentee Voting & Voting Equip. Test for 11/8/16 Election
PIERCE COUNTY: 10/20/16 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF EL PASO: 11/1/16 Public Hearing re: Strauss permit
PIERCE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES: 10/20/16 Meeting Agenda
REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Lucas M. Greeley; Case No. 16-SC-322
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
Bernice J. Huppert, 99
Wallace J. Harvey, 94
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
Kathleen Vinehout column: Residents question public school money going to private schools
MARY BAIER COLUMN: Smaller schools serve a great purpose
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit to investigate King Veterans Home
Kathleen Vinehout column: How to fund roads is a balancing act
Kathleen Vinehout column: Legislative Audit Bureau celebrates 50 years of service
Real Estate Showcase
October 29, 2009
DNR looks at expanding hunting in Hixon Forest
Story courtesy of WKBT.com website HIXON - Hixon forest has more deer than it can handle, so the Department of Natural Resources and the Parks and Recreation Department are proposing a managed hunt that would help control the over population. The public got a chance to comment on...
October 29, 2009 - 12:35pm
October 27, 2009
Farm worker dies in Dunn County
A farm worker died Monday in Dunn County when the skid steer he was operating overturned. Candelario Z Rayon, 31, Mexico, was operating the steer on a farm in the town of Eau Galle when it went into a manure pit and overturned in about 7.5 feet of manure, according to the Sheriff's...
October 27, 2009 - 9:43am
October 22, 2009
Parts of southern Wisconsin have 40 percent more deer than the state's goals
Wisconsin deer hunters might not have to be up north to find that trophy buck. The Department of Natural Resources says the southern half of the state has at least 20 percent more deer than the department's recommended goals. And many spots in the southern third of Wisconsin are...
October 22, 2009 - 9:00am
Wisconsin hunters against changes to gun deer season
Traditions die hard. Many of the Wisconsin residents who turned out for a public hearing Wednesday night in Ashland said they don't want to...
October 22, 2009 - 7:44am
October 7, 2009
Rains halt harvest
WILLMAR -- Recent rains have brought fall harvest to a sudden stop. Farmers had just gotten a good start on the sugar beet and soybean harvest when heavy rains last week dumped 2 to 4 inches on area fields. That brought "everything pretty much to a standstill," said Byron Hogberg,...
October 7, 2009 - 7:11am
October 1, 2009
Group rescues men from Lake Pepin
LAKE PEPIN -- Wacouta residents Jerry and Jan Nelson and a group of friends feared the worst Sunday evening when they came across an overturned...
October 1, 2009 - 7:30am
September 29, 2009
Brickners bag one big black bear
Anyone that has ever met Burt Brickner knows he always has a story to tell you. That collection of stories has just gotten one bigger. With...
September 29, 2009 - 3:32pm
Venison donation program in 10th year
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Wisconsin's Venison Donation program. More than 3.1 million pounds of ground venison from nearly 70,000...
September 29, 2009 - 2:00pm
Innovator in ethanol industry taking on new ground
BENSON -- Bill Lee is leaving an ethanol plant known as a leader in innovation for what he believes will be the next big step in renewable energy. Lee said he believes biomass from agricultural and forest-product residues will be playing an ever bigger role in not only providing...
September 29, 2009 - 7:34am
September 25, 2009
Fish experts go high tech to find best spots for muskies to spawn
Wisconsin fish experts used high technology to find the best places for muskies to spawn. The Department of Natural Resources has come up with a computer model which will help identify the spawning areas which need the most rehab and protection. The model is the result of a two-year...
September 25, 2009 - 9:53am
Minnesota officials urge motorists to be cautious on roads
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Highway crashes involving farm vehicles and equipment are rare, according to statistics from the Minnesota Department of Public...
September 25, 2009 - 7:46am
September 23, 2009
Cool summer could mean fewer pumpkins this fall
Pie makers and jack-o'-lantern carvers may want to nab a pumpkin while they can. A cool summer in Minnesota, and much of the Midwest, could result...
September 23, 2009 - 6:48am
September 18, 2009
Oil spill contained on Black River
From WKBT.com - La Crosse Channel 8 LA CROSSE - Emergency management officials are called in to contain a fuel spill in La Crosse. Officials told News Channel 8 a large boat came into Skipperliner to get serviced.
September 18, 2009 - 10:53am
September 15, 2009
Pheasant benefit is Saturday in Ellsworth
Tickets are available for the 25th annual Ellsworth Rod and Gun Club Pheasant and Wildlife Benefit to be held this Saturday at the clubhouse...
arts and entertainment/outdoors/Life
September 15, 2009 - 3:01pm
Farm Tech group whittles away at fundraising targets
The local fundraising committee for Wisconsin Farm Technology Days 2010, which will be held in Pierce County, is about half way toward its goal,...
September 15, 2009 - 9:20am