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Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Looking back on 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Protests follow in wake of Hamilton decision by Milwaukee DA
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Lino Lakes man seriously injured in snowmobile crash
Hulne announces retirement from Prescott Schools
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: At least 11 people injured after being struck by lighting after Packers' game in Tampa
crime and courts
PIERCE COUNTY HERALD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK - Ellsworth's Michael Koch and Prescott's Olivia Rohl
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packers need win to avoid all road games in playoffs
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Vikings lose 37-35 on a blocked punt
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Packers clinch a playoff berth in 20-3 win over Tampa Bay
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild rally for tie but lose in OT
Santa and his helper in Plum City
Prescott EMS Director says thank you to the public
Lobergs win Ugly Sweater contest
Animal sleepover at Prescott Library
Holiday recital Friday in Prescott at UCC
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/30/14 Budget & Finance Comm. Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
Neil C. Jones, 74
Helen Grace Bengtson, 90
Gregg E. Martin, 64
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Get Out! Deals
December 3, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Snowmobile trails not open in northern Wisconsin
After some big snowstorms last month, you'd assume that snowmobile trails are wide open in northern Wisconsin -- and you'd be wrong.
December 3, 2014 - 9:11am
December 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Texas parole board denies Panetti's appeal
HUNTSVILLE, Tex. - Hayward native Scott Panetti has lost another bid to avoid being executed tomorrow night for the murders of his ex-wife's parents in Texas. The state's Board of Pardons and Paroles voted unanimously yesterday to deny Panetti's appeal to have his death sentence...
December 2, 2014 - 10:23am
December 1, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State gun-deer hunt safest on record
Wisconsin appears to have had its safest gun deer hunt on record. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel said it only has reports of three hunters being wounded during the nine-day season which ended yesterday. No one was shot to death. It was the fourth time in the last five years...
December 1, 2014 - 3:55pm
Hudson woman injured in two-vehicle accident Sunday
A Hudson woman was injured Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident on State Highway 29 in the town of River Falls.
news / accidents
December 1, 2014 - 10:09am
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Hayward man scheduled to be executed Wednesday in Texas
Hayward native Scott Panetti is scheduled to be put to death at six p-m Wednesday in Texas, where he was convicted of killing his ex-wife's parents...
news / crime and courts
December 1, 2014 - 9:27am
November 26, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: White Thanksgiving on tap for state after today's snowfall
You're probably not dreaming of a White Thanksgiving -- but that's what most of Wisconsin is about to get. A band of snow is expected to move into the western part of the state this afternoon. One-to-two inches are in the forecast from La Crosse northward through tonight. The...
November 26, 2014 - 4:32pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Winter Weather Advisory for southern Minnesota
CHANHASSEN, Minn. - A winter weather advisory remains in effect for southern Minnesota today with snow extending into central parts of the state. It will be a cold night with lows around 10-below in the west and north, and down to zero in the southeast. Thanksgiving Day will...
November 26, 2014 - 4:21pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Driver runs down woman during Minneapolis Ferguson demonstration
MINNEAPOLIS -- A vehicle ran down a woman in south Minneapolis Tuesday afternoon right near the Third Precinct police station as a group of demonstrators...
news / crime and courts
November 26, 2014 - 8:59am
November 25, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Large number of near-misses at state airports
Flying may be the safest form of travel, but that doesn't mean there are no near misses. Gannett Wisconsin Media says pilots have had 272 close calls at a dozen airports in the Badger State since October of 2011. They can be as simple as a plane's nose going over a stop line...
November 25, 2014 - 4:39pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Sit-in held at Minneapolis high school to protest grand jury decision
MINNEAPOLIS -- The grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown has sparked protests across the state of Minnesota. Students at South High School in Minneapolis held a sit-in this morning they say "to gain...
November 25, 2014 - 4:14pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Rallies planned across state protesting Ferguson grand jury
Two rallies are planned today in Minneapolis following the announcement that officer Darren Wilson will not be charged for the shooting death of Michael Brown. A student rally in support of the victims of police brutality is set to take place this afternoon at the University of...
November 25, 2014 - 9:51am
November 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: UW-Oshkosh student charges with possession of ricin
GREEN BAY - A UW-Oshkosh student was ordered today to stand trial on a federal charge of possessing the deadly toxin ricin. At a hearing in Green Bay, a judge ruled that there was enough evidence to continue the proceedings. Prosecutors said Smith knew that what he was doing...
November 24, 2014 - 3:11pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Poor driving conditions in southern, western Minnesota today
Driving conditions are less-than-ideal today in parts of western and southern Minnesota. The National Weather Service says a combination of patchy light snow and strong northwest winds is reducing visibility is some areas. Freezing drizzle overnight in the Brainerd area left...
November 24, 2014 - 2:49pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Weather may deer hunt totals down on opening weekend
Hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin deer hunters were hampered by foggy conditions in much of the state during the weekend. The fog developed as temperatures rose into the 40's. DNR warden Ben Herzfeldt said hunters needed more patience to make sure they knew where their targets...
November 24, 2014 - 11:21am
November 21, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Upper Mississippi shipping season comes to an end
ST. PAUL - The shipping season on the Upper Mississippi River has come to a close. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the last towboat of...
November 21, 2014 - 8:50am