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Kelly’s made county rounds to fairgrounds
Lawmaker again presses for tougher first-time OWI penalties; field work in high-gear this week; 10 more Wisconsin stories
Boy injured after being struck on bike
Elmwood man airlifted after motorcycle crash
Second Barron Co. flock stricken by bird flu, some exports suspended; taxpayers won't be funding Walker's travels; 9 more Wisconsin stories
crime and courts
Baseball: Taranto, McGregor pace Ellsworth over Amery
PC falls to Mondovi in doubleheader
Softball: Ellsworth suffers first defeat
Seifert to play at Bemidji State
Pull! The inaugural season of the Claybreakers
Art department welcomes Chilean artist this week
Earth Day/Found Art show at Foster Hall in Hammond
Garage Sale Hunter MAP
A 10-truck salute
Local woman needs public’s help to get kidney transplant
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ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/4/15 School Board Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 5/4/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 5/5/15 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 5/4/15 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 5/6/15 Meeting Agenda
Michael J. Hannegraf, Jr., 63
Melvin R. McMurray, 75
Lucille Stella Erickson, 92
Douglas Davis, 61
Jo Ann Moen Page, 89
Warren Petryk column: Non-Fiscal Policy Items Removed from the Budget
Kathleen Vinehout column: Let’s Debunk a Few Budget Myths
Kathleen Vinehout column: People Speak Out About Consequences of Budget Decisions
Warren Petryk column: Listening Sessions Completed in the 93rd Assembly District
Harsdorf Legislation Focuses on Reform, Modernization
Get Out! Deals
June 18, 2013
Morning State News Briefs: State maple syrup harvest largest in 21 years
Wisconsin's maple syrup harvest for this spring is the biggest in at least 21 years. The USDA said today that the Badger State made 265-thousand gallons of syrup this year. That's five times as much as a year ago, when an early spring cut the sap season short. Officials said this...
June 18, 2013 - 11:26am
June 11, 2013
Afternoon State News Briefs: Rare derecho on track to hit state
"Derecho" is not a common word among Wisconsin weather watchers - but it could be before the week is out. A derecho is a strong weather pattern that occurs every 1-to-2 years across the central and northeastern U.S., normally in a band from Texas to New England. The Upper Midwest...
June 11, 2013 - 3:28pm
Corn planting well behind schedule in state
Corn planting continues to be behind schedule in Wisconsin, as a result of the wet spring and heavy soil moisture. Officials say 81-percent...
news / food
June 11, 2013 - 8:25am
June 6, 2013
State drought offically called 'over'
It's finally over. The Drought-of-2012 officially ended in Wisconsin this morning, when the U.S. Drought Monitor said no place in the state is abnormally dry any longer. After the extended winter and the recent heavy rains, you may have assumed that Wisconsin is so water-logged,...
June 6, 2013 - 12:13pm
June 1, 2013
Drought looks to be almost over
It might be another week before the Drought-of-2012 leaves Wisconsin for good. The U.S. Drought Monitor says the western half of Oneida County is still abnormally dry, along with small parts of adjacent Lincoln and Vilas counties. The dry conditions cover less than two-percent of...
June 1, 2013 - 11:08am
May 30, 2013
Afternoon State News Briefs: Heavy storms go through southwest Wisconsin again
LANCASTER - Heavy thunderstorms returned to southwest Wisconsin this afternoon. Winds hit 70-miles-an-hour near Lancaster in Grant County around 2:45 p.m. Small hail fell in parts of the Madison area. Parts of Grant County and Clark County in west central Wisconsin were under tornado...
May 30, 2013 - 4:30pm
Morning State News Roundup: Northern Wisconsin native to receive Silver Star Medal
CAMP DOUGLAS - A soldier from northern Wisconsin will become the state Army National Guard's first recipient of the Silver Star Medal. First...
May 30, 2013 - 9:35am
May 28, 2013
Gloomy, rainy Memorial Day weekend for much of the state
Don't be surprised if your fellow Wisconsinites appear water-logged after trying to enjoy the Memorial Day Weekend. It rained all three days...
May 28, 2013 - 9:31am
May 24, 2013
State News Roundup: Temperatures below freezing in northern Wisconsin this morning
It's too cold to camp in much of Wisconsin this morning - but in 24 hours, lots of campgrounds will be full anyway as the Memorial Day Weekend...
May 24, 2013 - 9:56am
May 21, 2013
May 21, 2013 - 11:56am
Morning State News Briefs: State officials say Oklahoma-like tornado damage can easily happen in Wisconsin
MADISON - Wisconsin officials say the Oklahoma tornado tragedy should be a "wake-up call" for what might happen here. Tod Pritchard of Wisconsin Emergency Management says the cold spring in the Badger State might have lured us into a false sense of security. All has been quiet on...
May 21, 2013 - 9:30am
May 20, 2013
Western Wisconsin News Roundup: More storms coming for western Wisconsin
The western half of Wisconsin has been hit with several waves of heavy thunderstorms since yesterday afternoon. Winds hit 60-miles-an-hour...
May 20, 2013 - 8:57am
May 16, 2013
Gov. Walker declares state of emergency for northwest Wisconsin
Governor Scott Walker and a host of state officials will tour the site of the nine-thousand-acre wildfire in northwest Wisconsin today. They'll also meet with first responders and local officials to see what they need, after Walker called a state-of-emergency last night. DNR Secretary...
May 16, 2013 - 8:34am
May 14, 2013
Minnesota News Briefs: Record-breaking heat in sourthern Minnesota
Our weather has even the most seasoned observers shaking their heads. The National Weather Service's state map is bright pink with few exceptions, meaning conditions are ripe for fires. As for the predicted highs, take your pick..94 in Worthington and the Twin Cities, 83 in Moorhead...
May 14, 2013 - 3:19pm
Warm and dry weather this week to aid crop planting
It's supposed to be warmer-and-drier for most of the week, and Wisconsin farmers hope they can make up for some of the time they lost with their...
May 14, 2013 - 8:04am