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Chamber welcomes Golden Lotus
Spring Valley keeps trimming asbestos removal costs
'Outside archaeologists' dig up a hole lot of history
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Three kayakers missing off of Door County have been found safe
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Attorney General has asked appeals court to continue state's ban on gay marriage
crime and courts
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Twins take three of four from Seattle
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Brewers' lead now down to two games with second-place St. Louis in town this weekend
Minnesota and Seattle wrap-up series this evening
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers swept by Phillies, lose fifth straight
Prescott downs Hager City 8-1
Pierce County Fair tickets available
Hastings woman's traditional Icelandic food will be featured on Cooking Channel
Children and gardens the theme this Sunday at Freedom Park
RF Medical Clinic changes name and approach to care
Dietary aide hopes to turn tragedy into lesson on food allergies
arts and entertainment
Eugene J. Theis, 88
Eugene J. St. Ruth, 82
Pamela M. Linse, 65
Erwin Wittwer, 94
Glenn K. "Cannonball" Christenson, 82
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/16/14 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/11/14 Ag. & Extension Education Comm. Meeting
ELLSWORTH AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE: 7/15/14 Operating Committee Meeting
PROBATE ORDER: James J. Miller Estate; Case No. 14-PR-30
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT 7/24/14 Hearing - Ciresi Permit
Old Cowbelle: The Future of Churches
Old Cow Belle: Old Lady Entertainment?
Old Cowbelle: Missed opportunities
Old Cowbelle: Staying Put
Cow Belle: 125th Anniversary
January 7, 2014
WISCONSIN WEATHER ROUND-UP: Some schools want weather waivers due to historic cold
State law requires public schools to be in session for 180 days a year -- but some school officials say the mandate should be waived due to Wisconsin's coldest weather since 1996. State officials say there's almost no chance of that happening. Most Wisconsin schools are closed...
January 7, 2014 - 8:06am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Third body recovered from crash into Mississippi River
WINONA - Authorities in Winona County have now recovered a third body after an SUV plunged into the icy Mississippi River Sunday morning, but continue searching for another man they believe was also in the vehicle. Killed in the the crash were 36-year-old Christina Hauser of...
January 7, 2014 - 7:56am
January 6, 2014
WISCONSIN WEATHER ROUNDUP: Expect Tuesday's high to be below zero as well
Hundreds of schools, businesses, and government offices are closed today, after a cold Arctic air mass brought even colder air to Wisconsin.
news / region
January 6, 2014 - 9:05am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: The entire Eastern US in deep freeze
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota may still be the coldest spot in the U-S, but the breathtakingly cold weather is sweeping the eastern half of the country,...
January 6, 2014 - 8:56am
January 5, 2014
Pierce County schools announce closures for Monday
Other Pierce County school districts announced today they will be closed Monday due to the extreme cold temperatures forecasted. Prescott, Spring Valley, Plum City and Elmwood's school districts announced their closures today, making the announcements on their respective websites...
news / education
January 5, 2014 - 5:34pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State to remain under wind chill warning until Tuesday
The entire state remains under a wind chill warning until Tuesday. The National Weather Service in Sullivan says the “life-threatening” arctic blast is bringing wind chills of minus-35 to minus-55 degrees, dropping the mercury below zero. Temperatures for kickoff at this afternoon’s...
January 5, 2014 - 10:42am
January 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Bitter cold arctic airs enters state tonight
Officials are warning Wisconsinites to be ready for bitter cold temperatures in the forecast. The National Weather Service in Sullivan says an arctic blast of cold air will drop the mercury below zero, with wind chills ranging from minus-35 to minus-50 degrees between Sunday and Tuesday. State...
January 4, 2014 - 10:23am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Dayton orders state's schools to close Monday due to weather
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton is closing schools Monday because of predicted frigid weather. “The safety of Minnesota’s schoolchildren must be our first priority,” Dayton said. “I have made this decision to protect all our children from the dangerously cold temperatures...
January 4, 2014 - 10:02am
January 3, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Record lows reported in Antigo and Green Bay
Believe it or not, temperatures in much of northern Wisconsin rose by 10-to-15 degrees early this morning. In Rice Lake, it was nine-below at seven o'clock. That was 15 degrees warmer than just three hours earlier, as a new weather system moves in with southerly winds. It's still...
news / region
January 3, 2014 - 9:32am
January 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Rhinelander man dies in bar fight
RHINELANDER - Authorities in Rhinelander continue to investigate a New Year's Eve bar fight that killed a man and injured another. Relatives identified the fatal victim as 48-year-old Jim Tanner of Rhinelander. An autopsy was scheduled for today. Police have been interviewing...
January 2, 2014 - 4:40pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Winona State student dies in accident in La Crosse
LA CROSSE, Wis. - The driver found dead in a car that plunged into a creek in La Crosse, Wisconsin was a student at Winona State University. 21-year-old Ellen Ahmann of Woodbury was the lone occupant of the car found submerged in 8-to-10 feet of water. A bus driver called dispatchers...
January 2, 2014 - 3:39pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Temperatures are supposed to inch up tomorrow, before another cold front comes
It's about 10 degrees colder than it was yesterday morning in parts of far northern Wisconsin.
news / region
January 2, 2014 - 9:28am
January 1, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New Year brings cold, snow to Wisconsin
It's not as cold as expected in northern Wisconsin on this first morning of 2014. But the eastern counties along Lake Michigan will get a bigger dose of lake-effect snow than was originally forecast -- up to eight inches in Metro Milwaukee. About the southern third of the Badger...
January 1, 2014 - 8:27am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Investigators make their way to North Dakota train derailment, fire
CASSELTON, N.D. -- Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board expect to be in Casselton, North Dakota up to a week, after Monday afternoon's oil train derailment and explosion that prompted the evacuation of almost two-thousand residents. The NTSB's Robert...
January 1, 2014 - 8:00am
December 31, 2013
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gas prices rising again in Wisconsin
You may be paying more for gas in the next week or so. GASBUDDY.com reports prices are expected to rise, after comments from the Fed about reducing their lending pushed oil prices over $100 dollars a barrel last week. Analysts say there’s also reports of some refinery problems...
December 31, 2013 - 10:43am