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Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
Problem properties may face fines if they don’t shape up
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Former caregiver, 55, sentenced to prison
Tips lead to arrest in church burglaries
crime and courts
Volleyball: Spring Valley goes 1-2 at RF quad
Football: Panthers start season with big win at Spooner
Football: Mistakes are minimized in Spring Valley win vs. SCF
Football: Early touchdown doesn’t hurt Wolves in 42-7 victory
Football: Prescott works through some roster turnover
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
WATCH: Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Norma Jean Eichman, 66
Mary Lou 'Doatsie' Catura, 72
Ruthann Hovde, 84
Lyle A. McGee Jr., 72
Kenneth A. Anderson, 59
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Kathleen Vinehout column: Have an opinion about your internet connection? Let your voice be heard!
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July 30, 2016
Wayward tuber rescued on Apple River
SOMERSET -- A woman who floated past warning signs ahead of the dam along the Apple River was rescued by a boater last week in the town of Somerset. Somerset Fire Chief Travis Belisle said the 20-year-old woman went past the signs along the river Thursday, July 21, and “ended up...
July 30, 2016 - 1:31pm
October 28, 2015
Former state trooper sentenced to jail for OWI
A former Wisconsin State Trooper was sentenced Thursday to two years probation and 30 days jail following an accident last December which seriously...
News/crime and courts
October 28, 2015 - 12:29pm
September 16, 2015
Prescott man convicted of stalking, false imprisonment
A Prescott man accused of terrorizing his estranged wife during a November 2014 incident was sentenced last week to probation. Steven L....
News/crime and courts
September 16, 2015 - 3:38pm
April 18, 2015
Man’s body discovered in Apple River
UPDATE (11 a.m., April 17): SOMERSET -- The body found Sunday in the Apple River was identified as a St. Paul man, Somerset police announced...
April 18, 2015 - 2:24pm
December 29, 2014
Spring Valley native, Somerset wrestling coach injured in accident
An off-duty Wisconsin State trooper was arrested for driving while intoxicated following an accident early Sunday morning near Roberts that left...
December 29, 2014 - 12:31pm
July 3, 2014
The circus is coming to town!
The Somerset Lions Club will host the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus in Somerset’s Village Park with shows at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on...
July 3, 2014 - 1:29pm
December 23, 2013
New Richmond man charged in Somerset school threat incident
Andrew J.R. Wallace, 20, of New Richmond, was charged with disorderly conduct Thursday afternoon in connection with an alleged verbal threat...
News/crime and courts
December 23, 2013 - 9:12am
June 20, 2013
Elmore verbally commits to Gophers
Somerset football fans won't have to travel far to see standout tight end Gaelin Elmore play his college ball. Elmore, a top-ranked 2014 prospect,...
June 20, 2013 - 2:49pm
March 14, 2013
Budget woes worry western Wisconsin schools
State Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) knew she was on the hot seat when she showed up at Osceola High School on March 7. School officials...
March 14, 2013 - 9:10am
February 1, 2012
Somerset sisters accused of torturing man with pliers
Two Somerset sisters face up to 40 years in jail for allegedly sexually torturing a teenage male with a pair of pliers and forcing him to drink...
February 1, 2012 - 3:14pm
November 17, 2011
State prep football finals start today, Somerset plays tonight
MADISON - Five new champions will be crowned at the WIAA state high school football finals that begin today in Madison. Only two of last year's...
November 17, 2011 - 2:44pm
November 12, 2011
Somerset wins, on to the state finals
CHIPPEWA FALLS - Somerset High School's football team clinches a bid in the WIAA State Finals after beating Bloomer 18-13 Friday evening in a...
November 12, 2011 - 10:56am
May 31, 2010
NR man dies in motorcycle crash; Hugo, Minn. woman hurt in separate accident
A 12:10 a.m. motorcycle crash near River's Edge in rural Somerset on Saturday resulted in a fatality. In a separate accident to the south, a Minnesota woman was transported to Regions Hospital in St. Paul after she crashed through a barbed-wire fence and struck a culvert. Dale A....
May 31, 2010 - 9:28am
April 23, 2010
Grass, pine fire threatens Somerset homes
A large grass fire in a tinder-dry stand of pine trees in Somerset was being battled by firefighters Friday afternoon. Dispatchers received...
April 23, 2010 - 1:33pm
April 7, 2010
Small aircraft has trouble; lands in grassy field
A small airplane taking off from New Richmond Regional Airport on Wednesday afternoon developed engine problems and eventually landed in a grassy...
April 7, 2010 - 4:08pm