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Wisconsin roundup: Democrats want federal monitoring of state elections; suspended UW student returns to court on sex allegations; 9 more state news stories
Charges: Suspect used car to injure man
Wisconsin roundup: Green Bay clerk refuses to put early voting site at UW campus; gas now $1.99 in parts of state; 9 more state news stories
Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
Funeral for drowned Ellsworth boy is Wednesday in River Falls
crime and courts
WIAA football: Former all-conference lineman excels as a running back
WIAA cross country: Panthers wrap up season with pack mentality
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
Stagehands announce 'The Drawer Boy'
Happening Halloween: Where are the tricks and treats?
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Harold K. Olson, 87
Ricky D. Rodewald, 62
Kyra Hayes, 16
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
EDITORIAL (Oct. 19, 2016): Calling a spade a spade
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 19, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 12, 2016): Don’t end up a tragic headline -- stop for buses
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 12, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 5, 2016): Carrying the torch of history
Real Estate Showcase
October 5, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Analysts say Sanders' Wisconsin visit seeks young Clinton voters; group renews voter ID legal battle; 8 more state news stories
Bernie Sanders excited lots of young voters in Wisconsin when he ran for president, and Democrats hope he'll do the same on Wednesday for Hillary Clinton. Sanders will campaign for his former primary rival in Madison and Green Bay. Democratic pollster Jeff Horwitt says Clinton is...
October 5, 2016 - 8:39am
September 27, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
MADISON -- It will soon be against the law in Wisconsin to talk on a hand-held cellphone while driving through a construction zone. Starting Saturday, those who don't stop chatting when passing orange barrels and highway workers can be given a $40 ticket. The only exception is for...
September 27, 2016 - 4:30pm
September 26, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Despite more crashes, few seek return to 65 on interstate; Dunn county fatal investigated; eight more state news stories
Despite an increase in crashes, it's not likely you'll hear much of an outcry to return to the 65 mph speed limit on Wisconsin's rural Interstates. Accidents, deaths, and injuries are all up by double digit percentages on Wisconsin's interstate freeways during the first year the...
September 26, 2016 - 10:00am
June 30, 2016
Holiday driving to be construction-free; $21M in business tax breaks handed out to 11 people; cheese heist reported -- again; eight more state news stories
MADISON -- Most of the major highway projects in Wisconsin are being put on hold at noon Thursday for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says peak travel times are expected to be from noon to 8 p.m. both Friday and Monday. DOT officials...
June 30, 2016 - 11:39am
April 28, 2016
I-94 bridge work to affect St. Croix traffic with overnight lane closings
Work to replace the 200th Street Bridge over I-94 in St. Croix County will result in overnight lane closures from Monday to Friday, May 2-6....
April 28, 2016 - 10:11am
March 21, 2016
Motorists may see delays on Highway 63 today
Motorists can expect some delays on Highway 63 between Hager City and Red Wing on Monday afternoon. Crews will be gathering soil data for the Wisconsin approaches to the Highway 63 bridge over the Mississippi River. The work is scheduled to start around 1 p.m. Monday and last about...
March 21, 2016 - 7:31am
May 20, 2015
Major road construction suspended to accommodate heavy traffic during Memorial Day weekend
To help an anticipated surge of holiday travelers reach their destination safely and efficiently, construction work on most major highway projects around the state will be suspended during the three-day Memorial Day weekend, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation...
May 20, 2015 - 10:29am
Alleged cop blocker from River Falls gets Tased in Hudson
Hudson police used a stun gun to subdue a 26-year-old River Falls man who allegedly interfered with a traffic stop on Carmichael Road in Hudson...
News/crime and courts
February 20, 2015 - 9:31am
February 6, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Identity thieves beating tax filers to the punch
More of Wisconsin's early income tax filers are discovering that identity thieves beat them to their refunds.
February 6, 2015 - 9:46am
February 5, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Authorities investigating how police shooting suspect got gun
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is investigating how a Hopkins man got the handgun he used to shoot at police Tuesday morning...
News/crime and courts
February 5, 2015 - 9:24am
January 19, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Apostle Islands officials hopeful for ice caves' reopening
Apostle Islands officials hopeful for ice caves' reopening; CORNUCOPIA -- The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is gearing up for the Lake...
January 19, 2015 - 9:21am
December 14, 2014
What will the new Stillwater bridge bring?
Those who expect large population or economic growth in St. Croix County after the new Stillwater bridge opens in 2016 are probably in for disappointment, according to a new study. Study results were presented to the St. Croix County Board last week by Matt Kures of UW-Extension’s...
December 14, 2014 - 7:00am
December 5, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Protesters block traffic on Interstate 35W
MINNEAPOLIS -- Protesters in Minneapolis continue to let their voices be heard following grand jury decisions in the deaths of Michael Brown...
December 5, 2014 - 9:16am
December 1, 2014
Beldenville woman arrested for OWI following head-on collision
A Beldenville woman was arrested Sunday night for operating while intoxicated (OWI) following a head-on collision on US Highway 63 in the town of Trimbelle. Susan Langer, 53, was northbound on Hwy. 63, just south of 490th Ave., when she crossed the centerline and hit a southbound...
News/crime and courts
December 1, 2014 - 11:14am
November 24, 2014
River Crossing update: Dangerous ice conditions on the St. Croix River near Stillwater
The following is a weekly update from the Minnesota and Wisconsin transportation departments on the progress of the St. Croix River Crossing project at Stillwater, Minn., and the town of St. Joseph in Wisconsin. It is dated Nov. 20. A tug boat is continuously breaking ice on the...
November 24, 2014 - 12:17pm