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Town of River Falls house goes up in flames
Primary for Supreme Court justice is Feb. 16
Senate votes to end internet taxes -- including Wisconsin's; flurry of bills heading for Walker's desk; plus 11 more state news stories
Hudson-based SSG sold to national firm -- 31 properties sell for $48.5 million
Sanders, Clinton face-off in Milwaukee Thursday evening; UW-Extension cutting 80 staffers; plus 13 news stories from across Wisconsin
crime and courts
Boys Basketball: Wolves fight off early deficit to defeat Mondovi
Sports scoreboard from Friday, February 12
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Feb. 11
Candlelight ski, hike at Willow River
Girls Basketball: Cardinals defeat Mondovi, fall to Colfax
Life storyteller helps grieving families in loss
This veteran gets special honor at senior care facility
Meals for SV seniors now at restaurant
Health needs assessment needs input
Through the eye of the lens
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY: 2/11/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF: 2/11/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 2/11/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 2/15/16 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 2/17/16 Meeting Agenda
Violet Lansing, 98
Barbara Nordgren, 71
Ron Kind column: Fairness & opportunity for Wisconsin students
Kathleen Vinehout column:Keep private water companies OUT of Wisconsin
Warren Petryk column: Requalifying Spring Valley for Sparsity Aid
Kathleen Vinehout column: Farmers seeks answers and action at the Capitol
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR -- Feb. 3, 2016
December 22, 2015
Study: 1 in 3 Kewanee County wells is unsafe; Dems want shared governance restored to UW System; plus 12 more Wisconsin news stories
KEWANEE -- A study funded by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources showed that one-third of private water wells in Kewaunee County do not meet proper human health standards. About 320 of the county's water wells were tested last month, as part of a project by federal researchers...
News / region
December 22, 2015 - 9:04am
October 9, 2015
Wis. congressman rejects speaker bid; gender-neutral homecoming in Madison; state costs vary under Obamacare; six more state news stories
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Janesville Republican Paul Ryan has again said no to the House speaker's post. The Ways and Means chairman gave his first rejection just hours after GOP Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation. The Washington Post says Boehner asked Ryan Thursday to...
News / region
October 9, 2015 - 7:48am
September 18, 2015
Wisconsin braces for more rain; Walker campaign reboots with eye on Iowa; Favre gets company in elite club; six more statewide stories
SULLIVAN -- Folks in southern Wisconsin are bracing for a second straight night of torrential rains. Two-to-4 inches fell Thursday night between Madison and Kenosha. The National Weather Service says another inch or so is likely in the same places Friday night. A flash flood...
News / region
September 18, 2015 - 7:29am
August 20, 2015
State will pay nearly $10 million to settle Talgo train lawsuit; Crivitz H.S. to begin random drug-testing; 10 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin will pay a Spanish manufacturer nearly $10 million to settle a lawsuit over high-speed trains. On Wednesday, the manufacturer, Talgo’s, attorneys filed a court document asking a Dane County Circuit Court judge to dismiss the case. The parties entered mediation...
News / region
August 20, 2015 - 9:10am
April 6, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW men's hoops plays for first national title in 74 years
INDIANAPOLIS -- For the first time in 74 years, the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team is in the championship game. All they have to do is beat a Duke team which is playing its best basketball of the season – a Blue Devil team that beat the Badgers by 10 points last...
April 6, 2015 - 8:57am
April 3, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW players resolve to get back at Kentucky for last year's Final Four loss
INDIANAPOLIS -- After last year's one-point loss to Kentucky, Wisconsin players are resolved to win their rematch against the Wildcats in tomorrow night's NCAA Division I Men's Basketball National Semifinal. Tip-off is at 7:49 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on TBS. But even...
April 3, 2015 - 8:32am
April 2, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks get first win over Bulls in four years
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks won their first game over the Chicago Bulls in Milwaukee in over five years, with a 95-91 victory last night....
April 2, 2015 - 9:29am
April 1, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers' Opening Day starter Lohse gets final tune-up in spring training
MESA, Ariz. - The Milwaukee Brewers' Opening Day starter will get his final tune-up at Spring Training this afternoon. Right-hander Kyle Lohse will start for the Crew against the Chicago Cubs in an exhibition game. Lohse is 2-0 in Cactus League play with a 1.80 ERA -- numbers...
April 1, 2015 - 9:18am
March 31, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks battered by Hawks 101-88
ATLANTA -- Milwaukee Bucks' coach Jason Kidd said his team was a "no-show" and "didn't play hard enough" in losing at Atlanta last night 101-88. It was the Bucks' 11th straight road defeat, as they reduced their lead to one-and-a-half games for the No. 6 Eastern Conference playoff...
March 31, 2015 - 9:11am
March 30, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW's Kaminsky named to All-American team
MADISON - University of Wisconsin senior center Frank Kaminsky was the top selection today on the Associated Press All-America college basketball team. The 7-foot Kaminsky was the media's only unanimous first-team choice. Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor received all but one vote...
March 30, 2015 - 4:22pm
March 26, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers back out West again for NCAA regionals
LOS ANGELES -- It's almost deja-vu for the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team as it gets ready to play North Carolina tonight in the NCAA Sweet-16 round. For the second year in a row, the Badgers are in the West Regional in southern California -- although it's in Los...
March 26, 2015 - 8:53am
March 25, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: McCarthy reveals Packers' Nelson had hip surgery
PHOENIX -- Green Bay Packers' receiver Jordy Nelson had hip surgery sometime after appearing in his first Pro Bowl in late January. Packers' Head Coach Mike McCarthy was asked about it today at an NFC coaches' media breakfast at the league owners' meetings in Phoenix. A reporter...
March 25, 2015 - 2:39pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Middleton rallies Bucks to win over Miami
MILWAUKEE -- Khris Middleton hit a three-pointer at the final buzzer last night to give the Milwaukee Bucks an 89-88 home victory over Miami. The Bucks came back from 16 points down early in the fourth quarter, ending the game on an 18-3 run in the final six-and-a-half minutes....
March 25, 2015 - 9:04am
March 23, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW takes on North Carolina in Sweet Sixteen
MADISON -- The University of Wisconsin will play in its fourth Sweet-16 round in the last five years in the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament. The Badgers, the top seeds in the West, will head out to Los Angeles this week to play North Carolina on Thursday night. Tar...
March 23, 2015 - 4:41pm
March 20, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Dominican dominates Regis 93-54 in D-4 semifinals
MADISON - Whitefish Bay Dominican set a Division 4 state tournament scoring record last night with a 93-54 win over Eau Claire Regis at the semifinals at the Kohl Center. Diamond Stone had 33 points, 15 rebounds, and four blocked shots for Dominican, which shot 61-percent in...
March 20, 2015 - 7:01am