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Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Looking back on 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Protests follow in wake of Hamilton decision by Milwaukee DA
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Lino Lakes man seriously injured in snowmobile crash
Hulne announces retirement from Prescott Schools
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: At least 11 people injured after being struck by lighting after Packers' game in Tampa
crime and courts
PIERCE COUNTY HERALD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK - Ellsworth's Michael Koch and Prescott's Olivia Rohl
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packers need win to avoid all road games in playoffs
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Vikings lose 37-35 on a blocked punt
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Packers clinch a playoff berth in 20-3 win over Tampa Bay
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild rally for tie but lose in OT
Santa and his helper in Plum City
Prescott EMS Director says thank you to the public
Lobergs win Ugly Sweater contest
Animal sleepover at Prescott Library
Holiday recital Friday in Prescott at UCC
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/30/14 Budget & Finance Comm. Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
Gregg E. Martin, 64
Helen Grace Bengtson, 90
Neil C. Jones, 74
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Get Out! Deals
May 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Guardsmen suspended over Instagram photo
MADISON - Two members of the National Guard have been suspended following an investigation of a social media photo that has sparked outrage. In the Instagram photo, several Guardsman are shown posing around a drape casket with the caption “We put the FUN in funeral – your fearless...
May 24, 2014 - 9:00am
May 20, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State dries out after soggy Monday
Things are starting to dry out in Wisconsin today, after a soggy Monday throughout the state. A mid-morning check of rain totals still shows Cedar Falls in Dunn County getting the most last night -- three-and-a-quarter inches. A couple more places have reported two-inches-plus,...
May 20, 2014 - 9:26am
May 19, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Lawmakers being asked again for emergency funding to help fix potholes
Wisconsin lawmakers are being asked again for emergency funding to fix the larger number of potholes created during the rough winter.
news / government
May 19, 2014 - 9:32am
May 17, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Frost advisories issued this morning
An unusual blast of cold air has prompted a frost advisory for much of the state this morning. The National Weather Service put a frost advisory this morning for all of southern and central Wisconsin. The NWS said temperatures dropped into the lower 30s across most of the region,...
May 17, 2014 - 12:54pm
May 16, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: March-like temperatures the last few days, not May
It got colder during the night in much of Wisconsin, causing folks to stoke up their furnaces for the first time in a while. The mercury fell...
news / region
May 16, 2014 - 9:51am
May 14, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Mississippi, Chippewa rivers at flood stage
The Mississippi River and parts of two others in Wisconsin still had flood warnings today, after heavy rains earlier this week. In far western Wisconsin, the Chippewa River at Durand is about five-inches above its flood stage today. The Fox River at New Munster in Kenosha County...
May 14, 2014 - 3:19pm
May 13, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Police on lookout for cattle thief in south-central Wisconsin
MILTON - Police in southern Wisconsin are looking for the person who shot a calf, stole its meat, and left the carcass behind. The slaughtered animal was found Sunday night, after its mother was heard bellowing in a pasture rented by Ochs Cattle of Milton. The company's owner,...
May 13, 2014 - 9:40am
May 12, 2014
Heavy winds during a rainstorm late Thursday afternoon caused damage in some parts of Pierce County
news / region
May 12, 2014 - 9:56am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Former Gov. Patrick Lucey passes away at 96
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin's longest-serving legislator says former Governor Patrick Lucey will be remembered as one of the state's most influential...
news / politics
May 12, 2014 - 9:31am
May 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Rain keeps Mississippi River levels up
LA CROSSE - Some flood warnings on the Mississippi River are lasting longer than first projected, thanks to the rain we've had this week. The river dropped below its flood stage in La Crosse this morning, and it dropped its banks at Winona. However, the Mississippi is still...
May 9, 2014 - 4:18pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Now it's the House's turn to debate medical marijuana
ST. PAUL -- Expect a marathon session when the Minnesota House debates and then votes on a medical marijuana bill later today (Fri pm). Like...
May 9, 2014 - 9:34am
May 8, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: State to see severe weather today
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Be on guard today, especially this afternoon and this evening, for severe weather watches and warnings. That's the advice...
news / region
May 8, 2014 - 9:30am
May 7, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Senate passes Medical Marijuana bill
ST. PAUL -- Would law enforcement go along with more than one medical marijuana dispensary in the state? That's one of the big questions after...
news / region
May 7, 2014 - 8:45am
May 6, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Joint Finance agrees to give DOT $27 million
MADISON - Highway departments will not have to worry about cutting back on road maintenance this summer. The state Legislature's Joint Finance Committee agreed today to give the DOT almost $27.5 million dollars. It's supposed to cover the state and the counties' extra costs...
May 6, 2014 - 3:32pm
May 2, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Area of drought shrinking in Minnesota
CHANHASSEN, Minn. - The heavy rain and snow that covered much of Minnesota for the past week hasn't quite made the drought go away. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map shows the area of Minnesota in drought has shrunk from nearly 19 percent last week to just under eight percent this...
May 2, 2014 - 3:35pm