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Milberg pleads not guilty
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Starbucks CEO meets with Hamilton family
Grass fire threatens house, pole shed
Fire a reminder of the need to be careful
Man wrongfully convicted of murder gets $6.5 million settlement; Bonds paid off -- Packers sales tax will end six years early; 11 more state news briefs
crime and courts
EHS won't have boys tennis in 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Jackson expected back at UW practice today
Ellsworth, EPC compete in indoor track meet at UWRF
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers' Opening Day starter Lohse gets final tune-up in spring training
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers to leave tomorrow for Final Four
Hoyer blood drive draws community crowd
New Richmond ReStore holds ‘Upcycling Contest’
Hollywood actress is hometown proud
Successful weekend for Stella Dance Studio
Phipps offers theater classes for young people
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 5/5/15, Case No. 15-CV-63; Kurian Chacko
PIERCE COUNTY: 4/6/15 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 4/21/15 Annual Meeting Notice
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 4/13/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 4/11/15 Annual Meeting
Dr. Richard C. Ritzinger, 89
Minnard Anderson, 85
Allan Huppert, 81
Ernest L. Hobbs, 86
Dorothy A. Larson, 80
Letter from Assemblyman Petryk: Industrial Sand Mining Analysis - The Wisconsin DNR is asking for your help!
Letter from Sen. Vinehout - Details Buried Deep in Budget Affect Students and Voters
Kathleen Vinehout column: Advocacy Gives Voice to the Voiceless - Families Support Family Care and IRIS
Ron Kind column: We can and must provide better care for our veterans
Kathleen Vinehout column: Farmers say Budget Damages Farm Research, Schools and Conservation Input
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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 pine woods west of Gainesville, the view opens up to a vast expanse of tidal marsh grass, mangroves and oyster bars. The islands around Cedar...
sports / outdoors
February 16, 2015 - 1:40pm
CRIME AND COURTS: Speed was factor in Brodhead man's traffic death, deputies allege
JANESVILLE -- Rock County authorities said high speed was an apparent factor in a one-car crash that killed a driver early Sunday. Sheriff's...
news / crime and courts
February 16, 2015 - 9:56am
February 15, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: USDA says farmers to take biggest single-year cash drop since Depression
WASHINGTON D.C. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it expects cash profits for American farmers to take the biggest single-year drop since 1931-32. The federal agency says the amount of grain produced is greater than demand and the grain carried over from last year’s...
February 15, 2015 - 8:57am