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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Plans for iron ore mine in Iron County put on hold
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker's speech generates negative reaction
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: State has bigger budget surplus than forecast
Walker says Act 10 fallout steeled him for global threats; Congress may fast-track carp control efforts; eight more Wisconsin stories
Arkansaw farmers still deny raw milk made football team sick
crime and courts
Spring Valley/Elmwood has two finalists at state wrestling tourney
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: U women's hockey team wins playoff game
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Jackson will be honored for UW Senior Day, playing time uncertain
Stuhl reaches title match, part of great day for Prescott wrestling at state
Prescott girls' basketball season ends in regional semis
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
Valentine celebration held at care center
UWRF Africa Night Feb. 27
Journey House chili and concert this Friday
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPT: Ad For Bids - Guardrails
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 3/2/15 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COUNCIL: 2/26/15 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 3/2/15 Town Board Meeting
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/2/15 School Board Meeting Agenda
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Joyce I. Christensen, 82
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February 2, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Heavy snow closes schools across southern Wisconsin
Most schools in Milwaukee, Racine, and Kenosha counties were closed Monday after the region got more than a foot of snow during the weekend.
news / region
February 2, 2015 - 9:52am
February 1, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Winter storm hits southern Wisconsin
KENOSHA - The National Weather Service predicts the Kenosha area could be covered with up to 10 inches of snow by tomorrow morning. A winter storm warning was issued yesterday. Lake-effect snow could be combined with a low pressure system to the south of Wisconsin which would...
February 1, 2015 - 10:51am
January 30, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Barron man arrested for fatal hit-and-run
BARRON - A 33-year-old man is under arrest for killing a pedestrian with his vehicle, and not stopping. Barron County sheriff's officials said today they arrested a Barron man in a hit-and-run crash that killed 26-year-old Logan Paulson of the Turtle Lake area. Paulson was struck...
January 30, 2015 - 5:10pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Vehicle breaks through ice on Pelican Lake
PEQUOT LAKE, Minn. -- More reminders that ice on Minnesota lakes is never 100-percent safe. The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office reports a vehicle broke through the ice Thursday on Pelican Lake. The three occupants were able to escape uninjured before the vehicle sank in...
January 30, 2015 - 4:53pm
January 29, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Pedestrian killed by driver near Turtle Lake
TURTLE LAKE - Authorities in northwest Wisconsin have been looking for a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian. Barron County sheriff's deputies said 26-year-old Logan Paulson was struck about 7:30 this morning near Upper Turtle Lake on Hwy. 8. That's between Almena and...
January 29, 2015 - 5:11pm
January 27, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: VA whisteblower stages sit-in at Tomah facility
TOMAH - The former VA Medical Center employee in Tomah who blew the whistle on the reported over-prescription of painkillers began a sit-in at the facility today. Ryan Honl said he was upset that the center's director told reporters he would not have done anything differently....
January 27, 2015 - 3:27pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: East Coast blizzard affecting flights at MSP
MINNEAPOLIS - The blizzard on the East Coast is affecting some flights today at Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport. Officials say there have been 47 cancellations, minimal flight delays and very few stranded passengers. Travelers should contact their airline ahead of...
January 27, 2015 - 3:10pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Prairie du Chien man gets 48 years prison for sexual assault
A southwest Wisconsin man will spend 48 years in prison for sexually assaulting numerous children.
news / crime and courts
January 27, 2015 - 10:16am
January 20, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Supreme Court governance issue inches toward April ballot; state's housing market nearly recovered
MADISON -- Wisconsin lawmakers were expected to get one step closer Tuesday to changing the way the State Supreme Court's chief justice is selected. The state Senate is scheduled to hold its second- and final ratification vote on a constitutional amendment to let the seven justices...
January 20, 2015 - 10:08am
January 14, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker gives State of State address, calls for more efficiency
MADISON - With a two-billion dollar budget deficit looming, Governor Scott Walker used his State-of-the-State address last night to encourage more efficiency, while downplaying the tax cuts he promised. As a potential White House hopeful for 2016, the Republican Walker said Wisconsin...
January 14, 2015 - 9:51am
January 13, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Temperatures plummet overnight to lowest this month so far
It's the coldest morning of what's been a very cold January in far northern Wisconsin -- but unlike some recent days, folks don't have to deal with brutal wind chills. Still, the actual temperatures are not exactly tropical -- 29-below in Tomahawk, 28-below at Manitowish Waters...
January 13, 2015 - 9:38am
January 12, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Speculation grows on Governor's State of State address
MADISON - The governor's annual state-of-the-state is normally big on generalities and short on specifics. But media reports say Governor Scott Walker could use his address tomorrow night to unveil at least some of his ideas for consolidating and merging state agencies. Other...
January 12, 2015 - 6:56pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Senate vote expected on Keystone pipeline Monday
WASHINGTON D.C. -- The U.S. Senate was expected to take its first procedural vote Monday on a new bill to authorize the Keystone XL crude oil...
news / politics
January 12, 2015 - 9:17am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Jury selection in trial for accused cop killer begins today
ST. CLOUD -- The trial for the man accused of killing Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick is set to begin today (MON). Brian Fitch Senior...
news / crime and courts
January 12, 2015 - 9:01am