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Railroad, cops ask: Have you seen this thing?
Wisconsin roundup: No charges yet in Saudi student's death; top Senate Dem tells GOP to solve own road problems; 8 more state news stories
Property taxes drop slightly in proposed budget
Jury acquits man in River Falls stalking case
Fire hall addition breaks ground
crime and courts
Prep girls basketball: Free throws keep Plum City/Elmwood from staging comeback
MBC prep wrestling: Panthers win first dual of season; Prescott falls to Somerset
Prep girls basketball: Baldwin-Woodville overwhelms Prescott early
Prep boys basketball: Spring Valley dominates Boyceville
Prep wrestling: Spring Valley/Elmwood earns dual victory
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Audrey Cernohous, 78
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Maxine Witt, 65
Vernon Anderson, 92
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
Real Estate Showcase
November 2, 2016
Chordsmen barbershop performances are next month
The Croix Chordsmen, affiliated with the St. Croix Valley Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, will present the group's annual Christmas...
Life/arts and entertainment
November 2, 2016 - 1:07pm
October 31, 2016
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Midwest hunters are playing an integral role in the management of the excessive snow geese population
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's "Northland Outdoors TV" episode, travel with our crew as they head to the prairies and farmlands of North...
October 31, 2016 - 11:29am
October 25, 2016
Funeral for drowned Ellsworth boy is Wednesday in River Falls
The funeral services for a 13-year-old Ellsworth boy who died by drowning are set for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the First Covenant Church...
October 25, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 24, 2016
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BRAINERD, Minn.—Wild rice is as synonymous with Minnesota cuisine as lakes are to the state's reputation. Wild rice has been used as a...
October 24, 2016 - 12:15pm
October 21, 2016
Owner of Baldwin clinic agrees to more than four years in prison
BALDWIN -- A Wisconsin veterinarian pleaded guilty to sex trafficking charges Oct. 12. Brian Lee Kersten’s sentencing in Washington County...
News/crime and courts
October 21, 2016 - 3:40pm
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
A Wisconsin man who had traveled to Turkey and Syria in 2014 to join the Islamic State militant group has pleaded guilty of attempting to support...
October 21, 2016 - 9:23am
October 18, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Poisonous items? Hunter trespassing? Driver cuts off bus
A man came to the sheriff's office lobby Oct. 10 to show deputies contents of a paper bag. The man, who asked to be anonymous, suspected the...
News/crime and courts
October 18, 2016 - 12:12pm
October 17, 2016
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we examine the plight of the prairie chicken, which is making a comeback...
October 17, 2016 - 12:04pm
Presidential candidates 'don't have understanding of rural America'
ST. PAUL — The two major presidential candidates appear to agree on something. Hillary Clinton: "America's rural communities lie at the heart...
October 17, 2016 - 9:32am
October 10, 2016
With traps, spray and cats, homeowners finding ways to address too many mice
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — An influx of outdoor mice has area homeowners on the verge of mouse madness. Mouse traps and mouse bait have been selling at record levels, exterminators are staying busy and people who have never had house cats before are bringing in "mousers" to join the...
October 10, 2016 - 12:14pm
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
BRAINERD, Minn.— In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we feature northeast South Dakota veteran trapper John Almquist who for 50 years,...
October 10, 2016 - 11:41am
October 4, 2016
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Suicide; poachers; fleeing prowlers; duck hunters confronted
Deputies responded at 6:37 p.m. Oct. 2 to Highway 35 in Prescott for a possible self-inflicted gunshot inside a truck. A man was found dead inside...
News/crime and courts
October 4, 2016 - 4:48pm
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
SIDNEY, Neb. — Fishing and hunting equipment chain Cabela's Inc. said it agreed to be bought by Bass Pro Shops in a deal valued at $5.5 billion that will help the privately held company nearly double its store count in North America. The offer of $65.50 per share is a 19.2 percent...
October 4, 2016 - 7:00am
September 27, 2016
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Democrat Hillary Clinton accused Republican Donald Trump of racism, sexism and tax avoidance on Monday during a heated presidential...
September 27, 2016 - 2:00pm
September 26, 2016
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we put a couple of shotgun experts—the Gould Brothers Exhibition Shooting...
September 26, 2016 - 2:07pm