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Pot, plants, gun allegedly found in rural River Falls raid
Charges: Woman embezzled $250K from River Falls facility
Write-ins tout 'a better Bay City'
Hudson drug arrest follows heroin overdose
Wisconsin roundup: Democrat calls concealed weapons without permits 'irresponsible'; chief justice rebuffs Walker's ethics panel proposal; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Ellsworth softball: Panthers have tools to compete in MBC
Prescott track and field: Philips focuses on the finest details
Prep boys basketball: Hamilton gets all state
MBC athletes honored for work in classroom
Sights and sounds from the Prescott trip to state
Spring Valley Cardinals
Chicken feed will unveil fire hall addition
Ellsworth drama club presents 'Prom Night Fright'
VIDEO: Elmwood shakes its shamrocks
POLL: What's your favorite holiday?
Alice in Dairyland kicks off Maple Month at Gilman sugar bush
arts and entertainment
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-56, Dominic Johnson
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 4/3/17 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 4/3/17 Board Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 4/26/17, Case No. 17-CV-53, Elisha Fahs
Ethan T. Hedeen, 10
Kermit J. Nauman, 73
Barry Anderson, 72
Wesley A. Schrimpf, 81
Glen O. Brathall, 74
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
Kathleen Vinehout column: What's next in health care?
Kathleen Vinehout column: Are Wisconsin waters meeting water quality standards?
EDITORIAL (March 22, 2017): Teachers have a lasting effect
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (March 22, 2017)
Real Estate Showcase
January 14, 2014
Cottage Grove Walmart Supercenter on track for mid-March opening
Shelving, product expected to arrive "in the next couple of weeks," store officials said.
January 14, 2014 - 10:03am
October 16, 2013
Leases coming for vacant Home Depot site in Cottage Grove
The developer of the vacant Home Depot site in Cottage Grove has letters of intent in place with various retailers and is soon expected to sign a development agreement with the city.
October 16, 2013 - 11:00am
March 29, 2013
New Hastings bridge is on schedule: One lane of traffic in each direction will be routed to the new bridge around June 1
Just two months from now, one lane of traffic in each direction will be running on the new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings. Steve Kordosky, the project manager from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, said this week that the bridge is right on schedule. He expects the shift...
March 29, 2013 - 7:00am
November 4, 2012
VIDEO: Romney-Ryan Real Recovery Road Rally
The loudspeakers played a continuous selection of 'Patriotic' songs as the crowd began to gather at 4 p.m. for the 5: 30 p.m rally which included...
November 4, 2012 - 10:41pm
March 1, 2012
March 1, 2012: American Idol -- Reed Grimm's journey comes to a painful end
In Thursday's American Idol elimination night, the audiences in Los Angeles and at Junior's Bar and Grill in River Falls were taken on an emotional...
March 1, 2012 - 10:28pm
February 28, 2012
American Idol contestant Reed Grimm gives solid performance on Tuesday
"American Idol" candidate Reed Grimm was a hit with the judges in his first live performance Tuesday night on Fox. Typical of Grimm's personality...
February 28, 2012 - 8:15pm
February 27, 2012
Voting begins for Grimm Tonight; only two hours to cast your vote
Voting is critical for American Idol contestants to stay in the running now that taped shows have ended and live broadcasts begin Tuesday. The...
February 27, 2012 - 7:00pm
Reed Grimm - more than 'Idol' contestant
Yes, Reed Grimm appears a little quirky on "American Idol," but it is that and his genuine kindness and compassion that makes him the real deal....
February 27, 2012 - 12:06pm
February 22, 2012
VIDEO: Reed Grimm makes American Idol's top 24
In an emotional recap of Grimm's journey from his audition in Pittsburg to his solo performance in Las Vegas, American Idol viewers traveled...
arts and entertainment/News
February 22, 2012 - 8:19pm
January 26, 2012
Crews working on Highway 61 bridge in Hastings are working to limit project delay
Crews working on the new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings are getting ever more optimistic that they will get the project completed by the late fall of 2013. Originally, the bridge was to be completed by May 2013. An extended period of high water last spring and then the state government...
January 26, 2012 - 7:55am
October 22, 2011
Minnesota News Briefs: Dispute in Bachmann campaign over resigned staffers
News reports yesterday said several New Hampshire campaign staffers for Rep. Michele Bachmann's 2012 Presidential campaign resigned but the Bachmann...
October 22, 2011 - 12:56pm
October 5, 2011
Old Cowbelle: Contemplation
(With my apologies to those young people who may think I "dwell" too much on my advanced years. You too, will be here one day.) I find that...
October 5, 2011 - 9:38am
September 6, 2011
Hastings, Minn., man finds three-foot-long alligator in Mississippi River near Prescott
Derrick Radke and his fiancée were out for a relaxing weekend on the Mississippi River. They had boated to Prescott from Hastings and had pulled...
September 6, 2011 - 9:07am
August 15, 2011
Shutdown means Hastings bridge will not be completed by May 2013 as planned
The state government shutdown lasted just three weeks, but its impact will be far greater. On Monday, the project manager for the new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings, Steve Kordosky, said the shutdown will result in a delay of at least six months. The bridge had been scheduled to be...
August 15, 2011 - 4:29pm
July 21, 2011
Search under way for body seen going over Vermillion River waterfall in Hastings
Emergency teams from Hastings are busy scouring the area below the falls of the Vermillion River where a body was seen floating. Teams are searching to recover an adult woman. Witnesses reported seeing the woman enter the river near the park along 21st Street. She was quickly sucked...
July 21, 2011 - 8:15pm