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Bicyclists memorialize fallen paramedics in Ellsworth
Holiday driving to be construction-free; $21M in business tax breaks handed out to 11 people; cheese heist reported -- again; eight more state news stories
Village claim of property hits technicality snag
VIDEO: Milberg found not guilty in vehicular homicide case
Milberg trial: Closing arguments begin this afternoon
crime and courts
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
New trail opening in Kinnickinnic State Park
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
Rockin’ on the river at Summerfest; mural contest winner announced
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 7/12/16 Town Board Meeting
PUBLIC NOTICE: Transportation Grant Application - Spring Valley Seniors
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 7/12/16 Joint Review Board Meeting - re: TID 8
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 7/6/16 Meeting Agenda
SUMMONS: Lake City Fed. Bank v. Kathleen E. McNay, et al. Case 16-CV-100
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
June 11, 2013
Man injured while helping turtle cross road
EAGLE - A Waukesha County man paid dearly by helping a turtle cross a road. Sheriff's deputies said a school bus avoided hitting the turtle - but the vehicle struck and injured a 70-year-old Eagle man. It happened yesterday on Highway 59 near Eagle. Authorities said the bus driver...
June 11, 2013 - 8:28am
June 5, 2013
Cops can't control turkeys in Moorhead
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Getting chased by wild turkeys was a first for Moorhead Police Sergeant Clint Stephenson when his attempt to clear a flock from a busy traffic route didn't go as planned. Stephenson says the turkeys were standing the middle of a driving lane and people were stopped...
June 5, 2013 - 1:19pm
May 25, 2013
Madison's "Thong-Cape-Scooter Man" perfectly legal
MADISON - The Madison city attorney says the man called "Thong Cape Scooter Man" isn't breaking any laws. The guy in question has been known to ride through Madison on a scooter, dressed only in thong underwear and a cape. There were complaints earlier this month from the staff...
May 25, 2013 - 11:15am
May 16, 2013
TBS to produce show about craziest Packer backer
Get ready, Cheeseheads. The TBS cable network will have a new reality show next season featuring the craziest Green Bay Packer fans. A starting date has not been announced. TBS says "Cheeseheads" is the working title of the program. Potential advertisers are being told, quote, "These...
May 16, 2013 - 8:40am
May 13, 2013
Mayo medical students, volunteers prepare for Zombie Apocalypse
ROCHESTER -- Mayo Medical students and Boy and Girl Scout volunteers experienced first-hand what it may be like if there is a zombie apocalypse. Disaster training helps emergency response crews sharpen their skills in the event of a tragic event, and this year's in Rochester may...
May 13, 2013 - 7:08pm
May 11, 2013
Popping balloons brings out police lockdown to WTC campus
LA CROSSE - Nervous students were evacuated and police officers armed with assault rifles took up defensive positions at Western Technical College Thursday. They had received a 911 call about shots being fired in the Coleman Center on the La Crosse campus. Police rushed inside the...
May 11, 2013 - 1:02pm
May 1, 2013
Man convinces St. Cloud hospital he's Pink Floyd's David Gilmour
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - A Minnesota man checked into a St. Cloud Hospital, claiming to be Pink Floyd singer-guitarist David Gilmour, and even signed autographs for hospital staff. Fifty-three-year-old Phillip Schaeffer of Monticello was treated at St. Cloud Hospital nearly two weeks...
May 1, 2013 - 3:50pm
April 24, 2013
The Obit Bandit steals from homes of the deceased in Wisconsin
WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Wisconsin Rapids police say 32-year old Seth R. Furgasson used newspaper obituary listings to find empty homes to burglarize. Police say they found someone had made several calls to a residence in the town of Howard, apparently to make sure no one was home - then...
April 24, 2013 - 3:46pm
April 18, 2013
Gun safety instructor discharges firearm during class
STILLWATER -- The instructor of a firearm safety class sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources accidentally discharged a weapon before a class in Stillwater last week. Eight people were in the room at the time; the bullet ended up in a wall, and nobody was hurt. Stillwater...
April 18, 2013 - 10:21am
March 26, 2013
La Crosse bride steals rings from wedding reception
LA CROSSE - Here comes the bride - to the police station. A La Crosse area woman is accused of stealing 76 rings from the place where her wedding reception was held on Saturday night. Officers said 58-year-old Connie Sykes of Onalaska was caught on a surveillance video taking a...
March 26, 2013 - 10:26am
March 17, 2013
Computer glitch leads to windfall for Oconomowoc woman
OCONOMOWOC - It was apparently a computer glitch which resulted in a worker at Stein Garden Center in the City of Oconomowoc getting 10 times the pay she was owed. Forty-seven year old Lynda G. Johnson was paid at a rate of $88.25 cents an hour, instead of the $8.25 she was supposed...
March 17, 2013 - 11:57am
March 9, 2013
Returned printer reveals counterfit C-notes
LAKE HALLIE - Police say a printer a 37-year old West Bend man tried to return to a Walmart store contained a sheet of paper with two photocopied $100 bills. Lake Hallie police say they found three more fake 100 dollar bills when they arrested the suspect. He was also wanted on...
March 9, 2013 - 12:58pm
March 4, 2013
Man pleads guilty for beaning sister with can of chili beans
CARLTON, Minn. -- A Cloquet man has pleaded guilty to assault charges for throwing a can of chili beans at his sister. Kenneth Merle Perry, Jr., 26, was initially charged with second- and third-degree assault - both felony charges - as well as gross misdemeanor domestic assault...
March 4, 2013 - 9:11am
March 1, 2013
Woman give all greasy details of 'Weenie Gate' to the USA Today
CEDARBURG -- A woman who claimed to steal one of the costumes of the Milwaukee Brewers' famous racing sausages has given all the greasy details to USA Today. The Italian sausage Guido was returned Wednesday night to a bar in Cedarburg, after it stolen February 16th from a festival...
March 1, 2013 - 9:01am
February 28, 2013
Guido, the racing Italian sausage, returns after being stolen 12 days ago
Guido is back. The seven-foot costume of the famous Italian racing sausage was stolen from a festival in Cedarburg 12 days ago. Last night around eight, two men plopped the costume onto a bar at T-J Ryan's in Cedarburg. They then fled quickly, and bartender Jen Mahony called police....
February 28, 2013 - 10:22am