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UPDATE: Iowa woman dies of injuries suffered in Hwy. 63 head-on
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
Erickson Oil acquired by CrossAmerica Partners
crime and courts
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Dec. 19, 2014
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Gopher men's basketball team romps over Seattle
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW-Whitewater wins another Division III title
Ellsworth boys' basketball team snags first win
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packers' Bulaga questionable for Sunday's game
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
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Dorothy Lenore Ottman, 90
Logan Jacob Hinrichs, 14
Get Out! Deals
December 18, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker says he'll call out National Guard to deal with unrest in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE - Governor Scott Walker says he'll call out the National Guard to quell any unrest from an upcoming decision on charges in the Milwaukee police shooting of Dontre Hamilton. However, Walker said yesterday he fully expects people to respond peacefully to whatever Milwaukee...
December 18, 2014 - 10:10am
December 17, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Over 300 private contracting firms announce opposition to Right-to-Work
MADISON - More than 300 private construction-related firms are banding together to oppose a right-to-work bill that's expected in the Wisconsin Legislature next year. The group is called the Wisconsin Contractor Coalition. Spokesman Steve Lyons tells the AP that the group will...
December 17, 2014 - 3:08pm
December 16, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dahlstrom to be charged with murder in Duluth stabbing
DULUTH The St. Louis County Attorney's Office plans to charge 35-year old Jesse Dahlstrom of Duluth with premeditated first degree murder in the stabbing death of Sally Pionk. Dahlstrom will be arraigned today and the case will be presented to a grand jury for the first degree...
December 16, 2014 - 9:29am
December 12, 2014
Wild Side: Hunting scarce and elusive pheasants
We can usually hear rooster pheasants crowing on fall evenings as they fly from standing corn into our prairie to roost for the night. This year there aren’t many of them. Two brutal winters killed nearly all the pheasants that were living in our area. The cold rainy spring this...
sports / outdoors
December 12, 2014 - 10:20am
December 11, 2014
Benedict honored as FSA Chairman
Outgoing Farm Service Agency (FSA) Chairman, DeWayne Benedict (right) received a Certificate of Appreciation from FSA District Director, Randy Cook (left), and was recognized for his years of dedicated service on the Pierce County FSA Committee (COC).
news / region
December 11, 2014 - 10:52am
December 10, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Body of Beloit College student killed in Yemen returned to U.S.
DOVER, Del. - The body of Beloit College graduate Luke Somers returned to American soil today. Somers is the freelance photographer who was kidnapped in Yemen just over a year ago. He was killed last weekend during a raid that was meant to free him and a South African teacher...
December 10, 2014 - 3:52pm
MINNNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing NE Minnesota man found safe
AURORA, Minn. -- A northeast Minnesota man reported missing has been found safe near his residence in Aurora. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says 75-year-old Willie Salo was located this morning just before a rescue squad arrived. Salo was last seen Tuesday morning...
December 10, 2014 - 3:42pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: EPA leader 'perplexed' by Walker opposition to proposed CO2 reductions; alleged drunk driver blames 'beer-batter' fish
MILWAUKEE -- The Environmental Protection Agency's Midwest regional administrator says she's "perplexed" by Wisconsin's strong opposition to the federal plan for addressing climate change. Susan Hedman talked to business leaders in Milwaukee Tuesday, about the agency's plan to...
December 10, 2014 - 9:32am
December 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Three Beloit teens escape car before it plunges into river
BELOIT - Officials near Beloit said three teens escaped from a car before it busted through the ice on the Rock River, and sank in. A Beloit town fire official said a 16-year-old girl and two 17-year-old boys drove to a boat-landing last night at Armstrong Eddy Park. The driver...
December 9, 2014 - 10:26am
December 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing three-year old found in Greenfield
GREENFIELD - A missing three-year-old suburban Milwaukee girl was found safe yesterday with her non-custodial mother. Greenfield Police said the youngster disappeared on Thursday, and was reported missing on Saturday. Officers said they were acting on tips when they found the...
December 8, 2014 - 9:34am
December 5, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Western UW campuses planning on joint engineering program
Three UW campuses in far western Wisconsin want to create a joint engineering program designed to meet the area's needs. But other UW campuses with similar programs are trying to stop Eau Claire, Stout, and River Falls from going ahead with their project. UW-Madison Chancellor...
December 5, 2014 - 4:22pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Man crashes truck into Mahnomen home
MAHNOMEN, Minn. -- A man was airlifted to a Fargo hospital with injuries after his truck crashed into a home near the Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen Thursday afternoon. Sheriff Doug Krier says 31-year-old Dustyn Gjesvold of rural Waubun lost control of his truck, it jumped a...
December 5, 2014 - 4:09pm
Final Deer Advisory Council meeting Dec. 11
The Pierce County Deer Advisory Council will be holding its final meeting of the year 7-9 p.m., Dec. 11 at the Ellsworth High School library...
sports / outdoors
December 5, 2014 - 9:36am
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