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Kelly’s made county rounds to fairgrounds
Lawmaker again presses for tougher first-time OWI penalties; field work in high-gear this week; 10 more Wisconsin stories
Boy injured after being struck on bike
Elmwood man airlifted after motorcycle crash
Second Barron Co. flock stricken by bird flu, some exports suspended; taxpayers won't be funding Walker's travels; 9 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Baseball: Taranto, McGregor pace Ellsworth over Amery
PC falls to Mondovi in doubleheader
Softball: Ellsworth suffers first defeat
Seifert to play at Bemidji State
Pull! The inaugural season of the Claybreakers
Art department welcomes Chilean artist this week
Earth Day/Found Art show at Foster Hall in Hammond
Garage Sale Hunter MAP
A 10-truck salute
Local woman needs public’s help to get kidney transplant
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/4/15 School Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 5/4/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 5/5/15 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 5/4/15 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 5/6/15 Meeting Agenda
Michael J. Hannegraf, Jr., 63
Melvin R. McMurray, 75
Lucille Stella Erickson, 92
Douglas Davis, 61
Jo Ann Moen Page, 89
Warren Petryk column: Non-Fiscal Policy Items Removed from the Budget
Kathleen Vinehout column: Let’s Debunk a Few Budget Myths
Kathleen Vinehout column: People Speak Out About Consequences of Budget Decisions
Warren Petryk column: Listening Sessions Completed in the 93rd Assembly District
Harsdorf Legislation Focuses on Reform, Modernization
Get Out! Deals
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Reports ID second Minnesotan killed fighting in Syria
MINNEAPOLIS -- There are now reports identifying a second American killed while fighting alongside militant Islamists in Syria. Fox News says Abdirahmaan Muhumed of Minneapolis died in the same battle that killed another Minneapolis-area man, Douglas McCain. Muhumed's family...
August 28, 2014 - 7:43am
August 27, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Neenah boy drowns in Fox River
NEENAH - Authorities said today that a six-year-old boy has died after he was pulled from the Fox River in Neenah. Police said Elijah Vanderhoof was at a family outing at Riverside Park when he went missing around 4:15 yesterday afternoon. Neenah Police and other park visitors...
August 27, 2014 - 5:14pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Oconomowoc man leaves loaded gun in restroom of Door County park
EGG HARBOR - Door County authorities said a man left a loaded gun in the restroom of a fun park, after his wife did the same thing at a church in Brookfield earlier this year. Somebody at the Egg Harbor Fun Park found a loaded .380-caliber Ruger on the floor of the men's room...
August 27, 2014 - 9:58am
August 25, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Student died from gunshot wound just before graduation
BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. - Authorities say a Minnesota student who disappeared just before graduating from the North Dakota State College of Science in May died from a gunshot wound. School officials say Andrew Sadek of Rogers was last seen May 1st and his body was found in late June...
August 25, 2014 - 3:34pm
August 15, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Zelich makes first appearance in court
KENOSHA - Former West Allis police officer Steven Zelich waived his preliminary hearing today in one of two homicide cases he's facing in Wisconsin and Minnesota. The 52-year-old Zelich was ordered to stand trial in Kenosha County for the 2012 death of 19-year-old Jenny Gamez...
August 15, 2014 - 2:49pm
August 11, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Settlement talks under way for fired state employees
MADISON - Settlement talks are underway between the state and a Justice supervisor fired for not keeping up with growing tips about online child sexual exploitation. The Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission said former Milwaukee office supervisor Willie Brantley was supposed...
August 11, 2014 - 5:30pm
August 4, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Dayton has strong words for diversion project
ST. PAUL -- Strong words from Governor Mark Dayton regarding the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Project. In a written statement, Dayton says "flood relief which would greatly benefit North Dakota, and would damage property in Minnesota, is unacceptable." The governor says if the Diversion...
August 4, 2014 - 3:56pm
August 3, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Accident involving Wisconsin Dells's Duck boat injures 13
LAKE DELTON - Lake Delton police report 13 people were injured Saturday when a Wisconsin Dells Duck land-and-water vehicle collided with a pickup truck. The accident happened on County Highway-A shortly before 2:30 p-m. Two dozen passengers were on the Duck and two were in the...
August 3, 2014 - 10:08am
July 30, 2014
Presbyterian Church marks 25 years of fair workers' dinners
Wanting to express their appreciation for bringing a family-friendly show to the Pierce County Fair each August, the Ellsworth Presbyterian Church has hosted a "Thank You" dinner for the fair workers for 25 years.
life / events
July 30, 2014 - 10:09am
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Former Eau Claire pediatrician agrees to gives up his license
A former Eau Claire pediatrician has agreed to stop practicing medicine for good, in exchange for the dismissal of two remaining sex charges....
news / crime and courts
July 30, 2014 - 9:30am
July 24, 2014
Vacation Bible School next week at Prairie View
Five area churches will be holding a Vacation Bible School July 27-31 at Prairie View Elementary in Hager City
life / religion
July 24, 2014 - 10:24am
July 22, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Heat, humidity wave should break today
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Minnesotans might get a break from the heat as temperatures are expected to drop today. Monday saw temps above 90-degrees including a heat index in the triple digits. An excessive heat warning was issued by the National Weather Service throughout most of...
July 22, 2014 - 9:26am
July 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: First case of human West Nile Virus illness reported
This year's first probable human case of the West Nile virus has been recorded in Wisconsin. In a Web update just before July 4th holiday, state health services officials reported that somebody in Saint Croix County appears to have been infected with the mosquito-borne illness....
July 8, 2014 - 3:36pm
July 2, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target bans guns in premises
MINNEAPOLIS -- Target Corporation is asking customers to leave their guns at home -- even in places where the law allows concealed carry. A statement released by company officials acknowledges the issue is complicated, but says it boils down to a simple belief that "bringing...
July 2, 2014 - 6:42pm
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: 'Slender Man' suspects back in court today
Two 12-year-old Waukesha girls are due back in adult court this morning, on charges that they stabbed a classmate to pay homage to a fictional...
news / crime and courts
July 2, 2014 - 9:12am