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Rabbits need rules too
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
A historic moment: Prescott High School opens new building
Hager City man airlifted after rollover crash
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
crime and courts
Football: Ellsworth wins big in Colfax
Football: Spring Valley defeats E-PC on strong second half
Sports scoreboard from Thursday, Aug. 25
Volleyball: Elmwood sweeps home quadrangular
Volleyball: Panthers return large group of starters
Memory of officer honored in Prescott
Backing the blue: Business donates shirts to 111 officers
Seniors saluted for hard work and dedication
Andersons serve as this year’s El Paso Days grand marshals
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
arts and entertainment
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/29/16 Special Meeting - Award Bids
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/7/16 at Advance Self Storage Center, Hager City
PROBATE ORDER: Jack Earl Brown Estate; Case No. 16PR61
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/26/16 Board Meeting Minutes
Lenore Gunderson, 93
Karen S. Franson, 45
Karen Sue Franson, 45
Francis Lugar, 67
Lelah Johnson, 99
Diane Odeen column: Women's Equality Day
Kathleen Vinehout column: Finding help for flooded families and farms
Ron Kind column: Share your best memories from our national parks
Kathleen Vinehout column: Where did all that money go? Business tax credits pile up
Kathleen Vinehout column: Support more state aid for schools to offset rising property taxes
Real Estate Showcase
April 24, 2016
Katherine Plessner took these pictures of a moose Saturday afternoon near Verona, North Dakota. That's the story. That and the facts that Plessner...
April 24, 2016 - 1:47pm
Walker declares state of emergency; heroin-overdose antidote rebates announced; ruling sought in gerrymandering case; 10 more state news stories
MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker says his declaration of a state of emergency was a precautionary measure so resources will be available if they are needed. Walker made the declaration as a major winter storm began to hit Wisconsin Wednesday. The National Weather Service warned that...
March 24, 2016 - 8:15am
March 22, 2016
State predicts largest presidential primary turnout since 1980; Man arrested for Eau Claire graffiti outbreak; 15 more Wisconsin news briefs
A 40% voter turnout is predicted in Wisconsin two weeks from today, the largest for a presidential primary in 36 years. The state Government Accountability Board expects 1.75 million eligible voters to go to the polls. Board Director Kevin Kennedy said Republican Donald Trump will...
March 22, 2016 - 9:13am
March 21, 2016
Absentee voting underway; Walker still riding GOP fence; leftover turkey-hunting permits; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Voters wanting to cast their ballots early in the April 5 primary can vote absentee starting Monday. You can make your choice for president, the Wisconsin Supreme Court and all local positions. Most election offices in Wisconsin are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A reminder:...
March 21, 2016 - 8:36am
March 1, 2016
Super Tuesday will have big impact on Wisconsin primary; AAA: Most are afraid to ride in no-driver vehicles; 14 more state news stories
Twelve states and one U.S. territory have presidential primaries and caucuses on this Super Tuesday -- and what the voters decide could have a huge impact on the Wisconsin primary five weeks from now. Today's contests will determine which candidates get about one-quarter of the Republican...
March 1, 2016 - 7:02am
February 29, 2016
Sensenbrenner: End FBI secrecy over police cell-number roundups; Minnesota man killed in Cable-area sno-mo crash; 15 more news stories from across Wisconsin
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin House Republican Jim Sensenbrenner has asked the FBI to stop making local police swear to secrecy, when they use Stingray devices to round-up cell phone numbers. The devices track cell activity by suspected criminals but in the process, they locate cell-numbers...
February 29, 2016 - 9:34am
February 4, 2016
Final snow totals range up to 16 inches; IRS imposters bilk Wisconsin taxpayers out of $250,000; 16 more state news briefs
The final numbers are in from this week's snowstorm in Wisconsin, and the two-day totals are up to 16.6 inches at Gile near the Michigan border in Iron County. Much of the northern third of the state picked up nine to 12 inches since Tuesday, and that has snowmobilers excited about...
News/crime and courts
February 4, 2016 - 7:14am
February 3, 2016
Storm brought more than a foot of snow, crashes aplenty
More than a foot of snow fell Tuesday in parts of western Wisconsin during a storm that led to treacherous driving for many motorists. According to the National Weather Service, Clear Lake in northern St. Croix County received 13 inches of snow as of 8:42 a.m. Wednesday. About 9 inches...
February 3, 2016 - 12:05pm
‘Groundhog blizzard’ lacks punch, but Prescott gets 11.4 inches; New Jimmy predicts early spring; 15 more news briefs
Wisconsin could get one to four more inches of snow today (Wednesday) as the Groundhog storm winds down. But Tuesday's snow and winds did not nearly reach the blizzard conditions predicted for some areas. Prescott had 11.4 inches, up to nine inches fell near Lake Superior, and La...
February 3, 2016 - 9:11am
February 2, 2016
Schools shuttered statewide ahead of expected storm; House OKs funds for new Great Lakes ice-breaker; plus 9 more Wisconsin new stories
Most of Wisconsin's K-to-12 schools didn't wait for the snow to arrive before deciding to close Tuesday. Many administrators called off classes Monday evening, amid forecasts of up to a foot of snow in most of the state from mid-day through Wednesday morning. River Falls announced...
February 2, 2016 - 8:43am
January 22, 2016
Senate panel votes to remove federal wolf protections; man gets prison for defrauding Kohl's Rewards; 12 more news stories from across Wisconsin
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin's grey wolves would return to state control under a bill endorsed by the U.S. Senate's environment committee. The panel has asked the full Senate to add its proposal to a larger sportsmen's act after a similar effort to add it to a budget package was...
January 22, 2016 - 9:35am
January 18, 2016
State offices closed in recognition of MLK Day; Senate poised to vote Wednesday on civil service revisions; plus 18 more news stories from around Wisconsin
State government offices were closed Monday for the Martin Luther King holiday. Wisconsin's official tribute to the slain civil rights leader was to begin at noon at the Capitol Rotunda in Madison. Gov. Scott Walker was to appear at Milwaukee's 19th annual King Day breakfast at...
January 18, 2016 - 9:50am
January 12, 2016
Board rescinds expansion of transitory public records; cold snap blamed for at least one death; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- A state board has unanimously reversed a decision from last August to let more public records be destroyed if they have temporary significance. That's after the Wisconsin State Journal and critics said the "transitory records" policy was used to deny access to text messages...
January 12, 2016 - 8:54am
December 30, 2015
State park entry fees will see steep hike Jan. 1; 'Campus Carry' passage unlikely, says Speaker; 13 more news stories from around Wisconsin
MADISON -- It's going to cost more to get into Wisconsin state parks in the new year. State budget provisions raising park admission by 12 percent and trail fees by nearly 15 percent go into effect on Jan. 1. Wisconsin residents will have to pay $28 for an annual park pass, up from...
December 30, 2015 - 9:17am
December 28, 2015
Season's first big snowstorm on the way; Two men die after falling through ice; Nine more state news stories
Winter storm warnings are posted in all of Wisconsin as most of the state braces for its first major snow of the season. Two to 10 inches are in the forecast with the highest totals expected in western and central areas from mid-day today (Monday) through tomorrow afternoon. The National...
December 28, 2015 - 9:12am