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UPDATE: Spring Valley Police says there was no intruder who entered the elementary school
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State may face two billion budget deficit
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker turns down proposed Kenosha casino
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Cannon Falls man killed in NE Minnesota snowmobile crash
Police chase with convicted felon ends on Mississippi River
crime and courts
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Jan. 23, 2015
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: MSU, Bemidji State meet for North Star Cup title
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW men's hoops at Michigan tonight
EPC boys basketball team wins another one-point game
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers reportedly in talks with Papelbon
Affordable Care Act informational session Monday night in Ellsworth
Red Cross Blood Drive a success this January
Comedy’s key to murder mystery
Tuesday club at Ellsworth Senior Center
Student travels to expose ‘Love Your Melon’ program to help young cancer victims
arts and entertainment
SUMMONS: EauClaire Anesthesiologists v. Rebecca M. Kuesel; Case 14-SC-547
FORECLOSURE: Hiawatha National Bank v. Charles W. Anderson, Case No. 14-CV-71
SUMMONS: Associates in Patholgy v. Scott & Judy Hahn; Case 14-SC-545
PIERCE COUNTY: 1/22/15 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
SUMMONS: Hiawatha Nat\'l Bank v. Michelle Sturm; Case No. 14-CV-242
Michelle L. Engh, 45
David 'Buz' Perry, 50
Jodi M. Eike, 50
Lewis E. Powers. 90
Florence R. Christenson, 92
Get Out! Deals
January 20, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Supreme Court governance issue inches toward April ballot; state's housing market nearly recovered
MADISON -- Wisconsin lawmakers were expected to get one step closer Tuesday to changing the way the State Supreme Court's chief justice is selected. The state Senate is scheduled to hold its second- and final ratification vote on a constitutional amendment to let the seven justices...
January 20, 2015 - 10:08am
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 13, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Temperatures plummet overnight to lowest this month so far
It's the coldest morning of what's been a very cold January in far northern Wisconsin -- but unlike some recent days, folks don't have to deal with brutal wind chills. Still, the actual temperatures are not exactly tropical -- 29-below in Tomahawk, 28-below at Manitowish Waters...
January 13, 2015 - 9:38am
January 12, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Speculation grows on Governor's State of State address
MADISON - The governor's annual state-of-the-state is normally big on generalities and short on specifics. But media reports say Governor Scott Walker could use his address tomorrow night to unveil at least some of his ideas for consolidating and merging state agencies. Other...
January 12, 2015 - 6:56pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Senate vote expected on Keystone pipeline Monday
WASHINGTON D.C. -- The U.S. Senate was expected to take its first procedural vote Monday on a new bill to authorize the Keystone XL crude oil...
news / politics
January 12, 2015 - 9:17am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Jury selection in trial for accused cop killer begins today
ST. CLOUD -- The trial for the man accused of killing Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick is set to begin today (MON). Brian Fitch Senior...
news / crime and courts
January 12, 2015 - 9:01am
January 9, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker's budget address set for Feb. 3
MADISON - Governor Scott Walker says he'll spell out the highlights of his proposed two-year state budget on February third in an address to the Legislature. Walker announced the date today, when he spoke at a luncheon of the Wisconsin Bankers Association in Madison. Walker...
January 9, 2015 - 4:43pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: DFLers in Legislature considering sick leave, paid family leave proposals
ST. PAUL -- DFLers at the legislature are considering proposals they say will improve the economic security of low-income families. State Representative Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) says earned sick leave, paid family leave, predictable scheduling and wage-theft protections...
January 9, 2015 - 4:24pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Milwaukee Public Schools closed for a second straight day
Milwaukee Public Schools are closed for a second straight day because of the ongoing cold snap.
news / region
January 9, 2015 - 2:38pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Blizzard conditions lead to hundreds of crashes
Blizzard conditions across the southern and central portions of the state caused hundreds of crashes yesterday (Thu) afternoon and evening.
news / region
January 9, 2015 - 9:11am
January 8, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Jobless benefit claims lowest since before Great Recession
ST. PAUL -- Claims for unemployment benefits in Minnesota have dropped back to what they were before the Great Recession. The state is sending...
news / business
January 8, 2015 - 9:26am
January 7, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Temps moderating, snowfall and strong winds return
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Frigid cold temperatures are headed out and snowfall and high winds are comin' in. Meteorologist Bill Borghoff with the National Weather Service says tomorrow's highs should be back into the mid-teens, but the weather pattern that is responsible for the...
January 7, 2015 - 4:38pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Man accused of killing police officer is suspected of trying to get witnesses murdered
The man accused of murdering Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick in July is now suspected of trying to arrange for the murder of a witness...
news / crime and courts
January 7, 2015 - 8:49am
January 6, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Weather causes crashes in morning commute
It was a tough a.m commute in the Twin Cities after light snow overnight iced-up roads. 13 vehicles and a semi were involved in an early morning pileup that closed a busy ramp on Highway 280 for three hours. Two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. State Patrol...
January 6, 2015 - 4:30pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Wind chills raise fears of frostbite dangers
CHANHASSEN, Minn. - Another morning of brutally cold weather is greeting Minnesotans statewide, with wind chills at 25 to 35 below, and more of the same is expected for tomorrow, with those "feels like" readings expected to be even colder. 2015 seems to have begun in much the...
January 6, 2015 - 9:33am