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Judge discusses future of courts with committee
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: DNR to take new look into frac sand mining
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Builders association taking state to court
18 arrested at cockfight near Glenwood City
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Driver who rear-ended school bus injured, 45 kids OK
crime and courts
EPC boys put winning streak at stake against No. 7 Frederic
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks, legislative leaders pleased with governor's plan for new Milwaukee arena
Regular season winding down for prep wrestlers
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Jan. 27, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Bucks beat Miami, now 3-0 against Heat this year
Eyewitness to the civil rights movement to speak
Pierce County Fair wants Century, Sesquicentennial farmers
A long time coming
Affordable Care Act informational session Monday night in Ellsworth
Red Cross Blood Drive a success this January
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 2/2/15 Board Meeting Agenda
VILLAGE OF BAY CITY: 1/27/15 Public Hearing - Amend Zoning
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 2/11/15 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 2/3/15 Special Meeting of Town Board
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 2/2/15 Town Board Meeting
Leslie Robert Long, 86
Leora J. Rawn, 98
Marion E. Robey, 74
LeRoy W. Burgeson, 84
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December 3, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Snowmobile trails not open in northern Wisconsin
After some big snowstorms last month, you'd assume that snowmobile trails are wide open in northern Wisconsin -- and you'd be wrong.
December 3, 2014 - 9:11am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Vincent ordered to testify in Peterson appeal
NEW YORK -- NFL executive vice president Troy Vincent is being asked to testify in the appeal hearing of suspended Minnesota Vikings running...
December 3, 2014 - 8:58am
Recent season's buck harvest 8 percent behind last year, safest ever recorded; buck kill up in Pierce
MADISON -- Rule changes, eratic weather, were cited by WDNR officials as having contributed to a buck harvest down roughly 8 percent from a year ago and a 58 percent decline in antlerless deer in northern counties -- a "designed reduction" aimed at increasing the deer herd in the...
sports / outdoors
December 3, 2014 - 5:33am
December 2, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Woman's body found north of Pelican Rapids
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. -- The body of a 27-year-old woman was found Monday near outbuildings around the intersection of Otter Tail County Highway 4 and US Highway 59 north of Pelican Rapids. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office says cause of death is undetermined at this time...
December 2, 2014 - 3:59pm
December 1, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State gun-deer hunt safest on record
Wisconsin appears to have had its safest gun deer hunt on record. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel said it only has reports of three hunters being wounded during the nine-day season which ended yesterday. No one was shot to death. It was the fourth time in the last five years...
December 1, 2014 - 3:55pm
Young man bags his first deer
Jack Decheine, son of Jason and Laura Decheine of River Falls is shown with his very first deer shot on the morning of Friday, Nov. 28, in the Rush River Valley near Maiden Rock. The 8-pointer was taken while Jack was hunting with his father, Jason.
sports / outdoors
December 1, 2014 - 9:21am
November 30, 2014
Hunting dispute incident in Pepin County injures one, sends another to jail
PEPIN - The Pepin County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating a hunting incident which has left a hunter severely injured. T The Coalition for Community relations says 64-year-old Sao Lue Vang was hunting as he had for the last 20 years when the incident happened three...
November 30, 2014 - 9:42am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Manure fuel plant in Waunakee cited for pollution
WAUNAKEE - A manure plant north of Madison is accused of releasing too much toxic formaldehyde and sulfur dioxide, earning almost 90 air pollution violations from the state. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources accuses Clear Horizons of failing to report the excess emissions,...
November 30, 2014 - 9:21am
November 28, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Deer hunt still safe a one heading into final weekend
Wisconsin's deer hunt continues to be a relatively safe one. The state DNR said today that no shooting-related deaths occurred in the first five days of the nine-day gun season. But two hunters were wounded during that stretch -- one each in La Crosse and Portage counties. ...
November 28, 2014 - 4:19pm
November 27, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Invasive algae found in Waukesha County lake
WAUKESHA - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a new invasive algae called starry stonewort has been found in a lake in Waukesha County. Routine monitoring turned up the European algae in Little Muskego Lake. That algae was found for the first time in...
November 27, 2014 - 6:23am
November 26, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: White Thanksgiving on tap for state after today's snowfall
You're probably not dreaming of a White Thanksgiving -- but that's what most of Wisconsin is about to get. A band of snow is expected to move into the western part of the state this afternoon. One-to-two inches are in the forecast from La Crosse northward through tonight. The...
November 26, 2014 - 4:32pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Winter Weather Advisory for southern Minnesota
CHANHASSEN, Minn. - A winter weather advisory remains in effect for southern Minnesota today with snow extending into central parts of the state. It will be a cold night with lows around 10-below in the west and north, and down to zero in the southeast. Thanksgiving Day will...
November 26, 2014 - 4:21pm
November 25, 2014
County deer harvest count over 2,000
Preliminary totals from deer stations across Pierce County show harvest total for the opening weekend over 2,000 deer, both bucks and antlerless. The number of deer harvested as of Monday morning was 2,048. Saturday’s numbers far outdid Sunday’s with the warm temperatures,...
November 25, 2014 - 10:31am
November 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Weather may deer hunt totals down on opening weekend
Hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin deer hunters were hampered by foggy conditions in much of the state during the weekend. The fog developed as temperatures rose into the 40's. DNR warden Ben Herzfeldt said hunters needed more patience to make sure they knew where their targets...
November 24, 2014 - 11:21am
Wild Side: How should we manage novel ecosystems?
Many of us are concerned about how human-induced ecological disturbances are wreaking havoc with life on Earth. These include, but are not limited...
sports / outdoors
November 24, 2014 - 10:58am