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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
Badri Nahvi Johnson, PhD
Bonnie Irwin, 70
Joyce J. Herbison, 87
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January 9, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: DFLers in Legislature considering sick leave, paid family leave proposals
ST. PAUL -- DFLers at the legislature are considering proposals they say will improve the economic security of low-income families. State Representative Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) says earned sick leave, paid family leave, predictable scheduling and wage-theft protections...
January 9, 2015 - 4:24pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Milwaukee Public Schools closed for a second straight day
Milwaukee Public Schools are closed for a second straight day because of the ongoing cold snap.
news / region
January 9, 2015 - 2:38pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Blizzard conditions lead to hundreds of crashes
Blizzard conditions across the southern and central portions of the state caused hundreds of crashes yesterday (Thu) afternoon and evening.
news / region
January 9, 2015 - 9:11am
January 8, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Jobless benefit claims lowest since before Great Recession
ST. PAUL -- Claims for unemployment benefits in Minnesota have dropped back to what they were before the Great Recession. The state is sending...
news / business
January 8, 2015 - 9:26am
January 7, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Temps moderating, snowfall and strong winds return
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Frigid cold temperatures are headed out and snowfall and high winds are comin' in. Meteorologist Bill Borghoff with the National Weather Service says tomorrow's highs should be back into the mid-teens, but the weather pattern that is responsible for the...
January 7, 2015 - 4:38pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Man accused of killing police officer is suspected of trying to get witnesses murdered
The man accused of murdering Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick in July is now suspected of trying to arrange for the murder of a witness...
news / crime and courts
January 7, 2015 - 8:49am
January 6, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Weather causes crashes in morning commute
It was a tough a.m commute in the Twin Cities after light snow overnight iced-up roads. 13 vehicles and a semi were involved in an early morning pileup that closed a busy ramp on Highway 280 for three hours. Two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. State Patrol...
January 6, 2015 - 4:30pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Wind chills raise fears of frostbite dangers
CHANHASSEN, Minn. - Another morning of brutally cold weather is greeting Minnesotans statewide, with wind chills at 25 to 35 below, and more of the same is expected for tomorrow, with those "feels like" readings expected to be even colder. 2015 seems to have begun in much the...
January 6, 2015 - 9:33am
January 5, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Snow follows bitter cold into Minnesota
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- A brutally cold morning transitioned to a white afternoon across the southern part of the state. Meteorologist Bill Borghoff with the National Weather Service office in Chanhassen says temperatures were into the 20's below zero across northern Minnesota...
January 5, 2015 - 5:09pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Bitter cold prompts memories of propane crisis
SULLIVAN -- Although it should come as no surprise, the new year's weather has begun just like last year a year ago, with a bitter cold snap. A...
news / region
January 5, 2015 - 9:10am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Gov. Dayton begins his second term today
ST. PAUL -- Governor Mark Dayton is sworn in for his second term today (Mon) at noon at Landmark Center in Saint Paul. Dayton begins his second term in a little easier position with the legislature than when he first took office. In 2011, Republicans had just taken control of both...
news / government
January 5, 2015 - 8:59am
January 3, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Shooting in Monfort kills six-year old, wounds two others
MONFORT - Investigators with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office report a six-year-old child was killed and two other people wounded in a shooting inside a home in the village of Montfort. The incident happened Friday. Names of the shooting victims weren’t released. Deputies...
January 3, 2015 - 10:36am
December 31, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Lots of bars offering sober-ride services; dairy farmers brace for big price cut
Wisconsinites heading out for New Year's Eve should be expected to be watched by law enforcement at some point or other. Drunk driving crackdowns were planned in various parts of Wisconsin Wednesday night, as well as into the New Year. A task force of over 230 officers in Milwaukee...
December 31, 2014 - 10:00am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Frigid weather to stick around into the New Year
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Expect the frigid cold weather to stick around for New Year's Eve. A wind chill advisory issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect this morning statewide. Temperatures in Minneapolis with the wind chill could drop to 25-degrees below zero....
December 31, 2014 - 9:37am