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Blood drive to be in memory of Hoyer
Ellsworth HS grad charged with attempted murder after savage beating
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target plans changes to corporate culture
Prairie Island Unit 2 remains shut down, stable
Churches’ new pastor’s got rural roots, world view
crime and courts
EHS to defend title, SVE wants title at team wrestling state tournament
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badger-Gopher showdown on the hardwood tonight in Minneapolis
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks end road trip winless
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Peterson meets with Vikings' brass about future
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks will need to upset Warriors to stop losing streak
A hunter’s dream: Local fifth-grader bags huge bear
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Dawn Ann Viegut, 54
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
Get Out! Deals
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...
news / region
January 19, 2015 - 9:21am
January 16, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Boy shot in Wisco parking lot released from hospital
MILWAUKEE - A 15-year-old boy who was shot last night in the parking lot of Wisconsin Lutheran High School was released from the hospital today. Milwaukee Police are still looking for the man who fired the shot. It happened during a basketball game between Wisconsin Lutheran and...
January 16, 2015 - 3:26pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Teen wanted for Illinois murder arrested at Winona High School
WINONA -- The teen suspect in an Illinois murder was arrested yesterday at Winona High School. Winona Police say a detective with the Maywood, Illinois Police Department called them Wednesday, believing the 16-year-old murder suspect was in town. Local officers searched all...
January 16, 2015 - 3:03pm
It’s Elmwood’s turn for DOT attention
:Just one road project is on the schedule for the coming construction season in the western part of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Eau Claire region.
news / business
January 16, 2015 - 9:22am
January 14, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker gives State of State address, calls for more efficiency
MADISON - With a two-billion dollar budget deficit looming, Governor Scott Walker used his State-of-the-State address last night to encourage more efficiency, while downplaying the tax cuts he promised. As a potential White House hopeful for 2016, the Republican Walker said Wisconsin...
January 14, 2015 - 9:51am
January 12, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Minnesotan reaches summit of Mt. McKinley
TALKEENTA, Alak. -- Arctic explorer Lonnie Dupre has become the first person to reach the summit of Alaska's Mount McKinley alone in the month of January. The 53-year-old from Grand Marais, Minnesota sent out a GPS spot signal from the 20,237-foot Denali summit last night...
January 12, 2015 - 6:19pm
December 31, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gas drops below $2.00 mark in state
For the first time in five years, gasoline prices broke the two-dollar-a-gallon barrier today in Metro Milwaukee. Gas Buddy.com said ten stations...
December 31, 2014 - 3:26pm
December 26, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Lindstrom Man killed in power pole crash
FRANCONIA TOWNSHIP, Minn. -- A 52-year-old Lindstrom man is dead after his vehicle crashed into a power pole in Franconia Township early this...
news / accidents
December 26, 2014 - 8:25am
December 25, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dog treat recall due to possible salmonella,
ST. PAUL -- State officials are alerting Minnesotans to a recall of certain dog treats manufactured by Virginia-based Barkworthies which may be contaminated with salmonella. Involved are certain lots of Barkworthies "Chicken Vittles" dog chews. Details are at barkworthies-dot-com-slash-recall....
December 25, 2014 - 6:57am
December 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Two from Wisconsin killed by Lake Superior waves
TOFTE, MINN. - Two Wisconsin men were killed after they were swept away by waves of up to six-feet on Lake Superior along Minnesota's North Shore. The Cook County sheriff's office released the victims' names this morning. They were 66-year-old Wayne Hoffman of Spring Green,...
December 24, 2014 - 3:19pm
December 22, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Protests follow in wake of Hamilton decision by Milwaukee DA
MILWAUKEE - About 150 people marched quietly from Milwaukee's Red Arrow Park to the federal courthouse today. They attended a news conference where Dontre Hamilton's family demanded a federal investigation into DA John Chisholm's decision not to charge fired Milwaukee officer Christopher...
December 22, 2014 - 4:10pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Lino Lakes man seriously injured in snowmobile crash
ATKIN, Minn. -- A Lino Lakes man suffered serious injuries in a snowmobile crash Friday night near Aitkin. The Aitkin County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Andrew Johnson was driving off Gun Lake onto shore when he was thrown from the machine. Johnson went to a hospital...
December 22, 2014 - 3:58pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: At least 11 people injured after being struck by lighting after Packers' game in Tampa
Updated reports this morning said 11 people were injured, one critically, when lightning struck in the parking lot right after the Green Bay...
December 22, 2014 - 10:32am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Protests at the Mall of America mar weekend shopping
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Shoppers at the Mall of America in Minnesota are use to dealing with crowds, but Saturday was busier than usual. More...
news / crime and courts
December 22, 2014 - 9:51am
December 21, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Traffic blocked in protest on interstate highway in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn says a protest that blocked traffic on Interstate 43 Friday was “a clear breach of trust.” Flynn says it had a dramatic and negative impact on the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. More than 70 demonstrators were arrested...
December 21, 2014 - 11:22am