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Students of the Month named at Ellsworth High School
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Invasive algae found in Waukesha County lake
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: White Thanksgiving on tap for state after today's snowfall
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Winter Weather Advisory for southern Minnesota
WESTERN WISCONSIN ROUNDUP: Three people killed in head-on crash betwen Onalaska and Holmen
crime and courts
Elk Mound wins 65-30 over Spring Valley girls
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild shutout by Kings in St. Paul 4-0
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: No. 2 Badgers win tourney opener
EPC's first game a loss to Gilmanton
Ellsworth boys open season with loss to SCC
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Health advocates promote resources for Lung Cancer Awareness Month
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: La Crosse area police chief to resign
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State lawmaker claming salary benefits despite living in Alabama
Kids give up 200 lbs. of candy during Halloween buyback
arts and entertainment
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 12/15/14 Public Hearing - Countryside Co-op
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 12/1/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 4/7/15 Spring Election Notice
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/1/14 Finance & Personnel Committee Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 12/3/14 Meeting Agenda
Kenneth R. Larson, 66
Robert Brooke, 81
Herbert E. Metcalf, Jr., 72
Audrey Foley, 90
Carl V. Pearson, 88
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January 15, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: The middle part of the state got the brunt of yesterday's snowstorm
The middle-third of Wisconsin got the brunt of yesterday's snowstorm, as places that were expecting two-inches had a lot more.
news / region
January 15, 2014 - 9:48am
January 14, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Lt. Gov Prettner-Solon announces she will not run for second term
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon announced this morning she will not seek re-election as Governor Dayton's running mate this fall. Prettner Solon says it's a decision she's given "much thought, much reflection and an equal dose of prayer." She says...
January 14, 2014 - 1:48pm
Western Wisconsin being dumped on with more snow than forecasted
Northwest Wisconsin was hit with more snow than what forecasters predicted for today. The region was expecting 2-to-5 inches, but over six-and-a-quarter fell at Boyceville in Dunn County by seven this morning and more than five was recorded in Ellsworth. The National Weather...
sports / high school
January 14, 2014 - 12:23pm
UPDATE: Fire destroys next-generation Glenhaven complex
GLENWOOD CITY -- A pre-dawn fire Tuesday destroyed a large portion of a $9.7 million building complex under construction, which would have eventually replaced the 44-bed Glenhaven Nursing Home. Firefighters and apparatus from at least 20 departments, including aerial ladders from...
news / region
January 14, 2014 - 9:04am
January 13, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Sale of Vikings stadium bonds delayed
ST. PAUL -- The sale of 468-million dollars in bonds to fund part of the new Vikings stadium has been delayed. Minnesota Management and Budget...
news / business
January 13, 2014 - 9:48am
January 12, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Ice build-up on Lake Superior worst since '78
SUPERIOR - Experts with the National Weather Service and the U.S. Coast Guard says ice buildup on Lake Superior is the worst seen in several...
January 12, 2014 - 11:05am
January 10, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New UW Prez promises better relations with legislature
MADISON - The new president of the UW System promises to be more open about the university's finances, and to collaborate more closely with state lawmakers. Ray Cross told reporters at the Milwaukee campus today that he's excited about taking over next month. He replaces Kevin...
January 10, 2014 - 5:01pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: New UW System President promises to be more open with lawmakers
The new president of the U-W System promises to be more open about the university's finances, and to collaborate more closely with state lawmakers....
news / education
January 10, 2014 - 4:24pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: After latest cold spell, climate experts says the U.S. has become weather wimps
Climate experts say we've become a nation of weather wimps.
news / region
January 10, 2014 - 9:07am
January 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State sees dramatic increase in flu hospitalizations
Wisconsin has seen a recent dramatic increase in the number of hospitalizations resulting from the flu. State epidemiologist Tom Haupt says that includes more admissions to intensive care units. He's also a little concerned about the age groups that are being affected with the...
January 9, 2014 - 4:08pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Bail set at two million for Montgomery teen
(Montgomery, MN) -- Investigators say a Montgomery teen admitted to shooting his father in the head with a rifle and bail is set at two million dollars. According to the criminal complaint, 18-year-old Jonas Nelson first told investigators he was upstairs in his bedroom Monday...
January 9, 2014 - 3:43pm
January 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: The worst of the cold wave is over
The worst of the cold wave is over in Wisconsin -- but it was still below-zero throughout the state overnight.
news / region
January 8, 2014 - 9:20am
January 7, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Vilsak warns milk prices will rise dramatically if no Farm Bill passed
WASHINGTON D.C. - Milk prices could see a dramatic increase if a new Farm Bill isn’t passed by Congress. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says if a new bill isn’t approved very soon, his agency will start enforcing the dairy program devised in 1949. If that happens,...
January 7, 2014 - 8:52pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Two college students dead in shooting
ROCHESTER, Minn. - The Olmsted County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate the deaths of two college students of apparent gunshot wounds at a residence west of Oronoco. Deputies on a medical call discovered an 18-year-old female dead and a 19-year-old male barely alive....
January 7, 2014 - 5:48pm
Three probable cold-weather deaths reported
Wisconsin health officials are investigating three probable cold weather-related deaths in the state. The deaths were reported in Ashland, Marquette and Milwaukee counties and all occurred on Friday, Jan. 3.
news / region
January 7, 2014 - 4:16pm