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Pierce Pepin sponsors local vets on next Freedom Honor Flight
Federal Appeals Court questions Wisconsin abortion law; hearing set on 'blaze pink' proposal; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
UPDATE: Identity of victim in Wednesday's collision released
River Falls ticket holder wins $1 million Powerball prize; Police say they've stopped significant regional heroin dealer; Nine more Wisconsin news briefs
Amendment to nepotism policy meant to expedite hiring
crime and courts
Osceola spoils Prescott homecoming with big win
Ellsworth football loses in overtime to Baldwin-Woodville
Cross-Country: Ellsworth’s Bell, E-PC’s Todd take first in Spring Valley
Sports scoreboard: Ellsworth girls golf advances to sectionals for first time since 2011
Success continues for Elmwood equestrian team
Fall Fresh Art Tour features more sites than ever
Three-time Buck Hunter champ slays the competition
‘Best birthday’ ever
Snowmobile club to host euchre tourney
Father Nathan bids farewell to St. Francis
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY: 10/5/15 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 8/11/15 Meeting Minutes
SUMMONS: Brad Tonsfeldt v. Octavio Guzman/G. Sanchez; Case No. 15-SC-336
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 10/5/15 Town Board Meeting
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 10/5/15 Board Meeting Agenda
Lorena Traynor, 86
Noel Falkofske, 79
Thomas Bauer, 31
Kermit Lansing, 86
Kathleen Vinehout column: Audit Bureau turns 50, receives national recognition and calls for its demise
Warren Petryk column: Fall session is in full swing
Ron Kind column: Improving rail safety
Warren Petryk column: Petryk/Harsdorf public safety legislation has Assembly hearing
Kathleen Vinehout column: Strong consumer protections rely on you and your neighbors
March 11, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Reward increased in unsolved Hastings murder
HASTINGS, Minn. -- The reward for information leading to an arrest in the shooting death of a Hastings man last June has been doubled to more than $20,000. Thirty-four-year-old Jason Reuter was found dead on his front lawn on June 22nd. Crimestoppers is offering an additional...
March 11, 2015 - 6:34pm
March 10, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Warmer weather expected to continue through March
Our warmer-than-normal March temperatures are expected to hold, for the most part, through the month. While that's good news for just about all of us, lack of snow cover that's helping increase temperatures is causing concern for others. U-of-M climatologist Mark Seeley says we...
March 10, 2015 - 9:30am
March 6, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Walker to sign right-to-work legislation on Monday
MADISON - Governor Scott Walker will sign Wisconsin's right-to-work bill Monday morning in Brown Deer, at an industry where the CEO says the law will create more jobs instead of less. The Republican Walker will hold a bill-signing ceremony at Badger Meter. Yesterday, the MIlwaukee...
March 6, 2015 - 6:07pm
March 4, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Former Kenosha police detective admits to planting evidence in homicide case
KENOSHA - Three homicide defendants and their lawyers are plotting their next moves, after a former Kenosha police detective admitted planting evidence in the case. Kyle Baars testified on Monday that he took an ID from co-defendant Markese Tibbs -- and he planted the ID, plus...
March 4, 2015 - 7:12pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Man and grandson hospitalized after off-road vehicle breaks through ice
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - A 50-year-old man and his two-and-a-half-year-old grandson are hospitalized in the Twin Cities after they were pulled from Lake Andrew just south of Alexandria on Tuesday night. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says they were reported missing after being...
March 4, 2015 - 6:46pm
February 27, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State has bigger budget surplus than forecast
ST. PAUL - The state has an even bigger expected budget surplus. The latest economic forecast released today shows a $1.87 billion budget surplus for the 2016-17 biennium, nearly double the billion-dollar surplus predicted in the last forecast in November. Adding to the surplus:...
February 27, 2015 - 6:38pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Inver Grove Heights teen accused of trying to join ISIS pleads guilty
MINNEAPOLIS - A Somali-American teen from Inver Grove Heights is facing prison time after authorities say he tried to join a terrorist group in Syria. Abdullahi Yusuf pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday in Minneapolis to conspiracy to provide material and support to a designated...
February 27, 2015 - 8:27am
February 26, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: One injured in fire at Lunda Construction
BLACK RIVER FALLS - person was injured this morning in a fire at one of Wisconsin's best-known road-building firms. Units were called around 5:30 a.m. to Lunda Construction in Black River Falls. The shop portion of the building was in flames when fire-fighters arrived. Media...
February 26, 2015 - 3:34pm
Army Corps of Engineers measuring ice on Lake Pepin again, finds more thickness
CAMP LACUPOLIS, Minn. -- Officials are trying to determine how soon the spring shipping season can begin on the Upper Mississippi, and yesterday...
News / region
February 26, 2015 - 8:22am
February 23, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Wounded Minneapolis officer released from hospital
MINNEAPOLIS - A Minneapolis police officer who was shot and wounded after a burglary call on the city's North Side is out of the hospital. Officer Jordan Davis and his partner were returning to their squad car Saturday when Davis was hit. Police Chief Janee Harteau said "there...
February 23, 2015 - 3:20pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Law enforcement says no credible threat to MOA
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- There is no credible threat associated with Mall of America. Those words in a joint statement from the FBI, state, county and local police and mall security, after terrorist group Al Shabaab released a video referencing MOA and the deadly attack two years ago...
February 23, 2015 - 6:52am
February 22, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: AFL-CIO plans rally in Madison against Right-To-Work bill
MADISON - The AFL-CIO plans to rally in protest this week against legislation which would make Wisconsin a right-to-work state. Republican lawmakers surprised some by passing the bill last week, then Governor Scott Walker said he would sign it when it reached his desk. Walker...
February 22, 2015 - 9:24am
February 20, 2015
Shipping season on Mississippi River could start earlier than usual
LAKE CITY - There are early indications that shipping boats will start going up the Mississippi River earlier than usual along the western Wisconsin...
News / region
February 20, 2015 - 8:02pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Officials stressing preparedness for oil train derailments
WILLMAR, Minn. -- The train derailment/fire in West Virginia is another reminder of the importance of continued training for emergency responders....
News / region
February 20, 2015 - 9:28am
February 16, 2015
Cedar Key: Where the farmers wear wet suits
Carol and I are enjoying our stay in Cedar Key, a small town on a group of islands on the Gulf Coast of Florida. After a long drive through the...
sports / outdoors
February 16, 2015 - 1:40pm