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Sheriff’s office to join in drive sober campaign
Committee eliminates two jail sites
Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Help those working hard and help lower others' premium costs
Minnesota man arrested in 1983 Texas murder case
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: State confirms its first case of West Nile virus
crime and courts
Prescott to hold Fun Run/Walk Sept. 6
Wild Side: Masters of Camoflage
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Brewers' lead down to 1.5 games as Brewers lose, Cards win
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Cleveland shuts out Twins, goes for sweep this afternoon
Spring Valley hopes home schedule will offset graduation losses
Thanks to the Auxiliary, sick children will receive Christmas stockings
Party pals in El Paso
Auditions for Spring Valley show this weekend
Ellsworth Library’s summer reading winners named
arts and entertainment
Daniel Truckenbrod, 53
Adolph "Bud" Hanken, 85
Dianne M. Brenner, 77
Sandy D. Kinneman, 72
Arlene Nelson, 87
PIERCE COUNTY: 8/26/14 Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 8/21/14 Board of Health Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 8/25/14 Information Services Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE: 8/28/14 Meeting Agenda
SUMMONS: Associated Bank v. Samuel Khoury, et al.; Case 14-CV-152
Old Cowbelle; Message in the blue
Old Cowbelle: School time again
Cow Belle: Community Prayer Chain?
Old Cowbelle: Heritage
August 19, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Cost of new Madison-to-La Crosse powerline over a half billion dollars
LA CROSSE - A proposed new electric transmission line between Madison and La Crosse would cost $540-to-$580 million. That's according to a draft environmental assessment released today. It was among 17 projects endorsed in 2011 by the Midwest's regional transmission regulator,...
August 19, 2014 - 4:37pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Milwaukee man charged with threatening Governor's son
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee man charged with threatening one of Governor Scott Walker's sons could find out next week when his trial date will be. Thirty-one Robert Peffer has pleaded innocent to four misdemeanor counts of making threats on a computer. Authorities said Walker's son...
August 19, 2014 - 7:55am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Duluth firefighters battle big blaze in unoccupied building
DULUTH -- Over two dozen firefighters from five fire stations battled a fire just after midnight in an unoccupied building in Duluth. Fire was active on the first and second floors of the three story structure when firefighters arrived and they were able to keep it from spreading...
August 19, 2014 - 7:41am
August 18, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Winona police searching for serial flag burner
Police in southeastern Minnesota continue to investigate a rash of flag burnings, and have now released photos of the person they believe is...
news / crime and courts
August 18, 2014 - 8:54am
August 14, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Driver dies in fiery crash near Waukesha
WAUKESHA - An SUV driver has died in a fiery crash near Waukesha. Sheriff's deputies were called to a town road late last night, where they found the vehicle engulfed in flames. Officials said the SUV was going south when it left the roadway and hit a tree. The mishap remains...
August 14, 2014 - 1:56pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: UW-La Crosse will keep its Army officer training program
U-W La Crosse will keep its Army officer training program, after it was almost dropped.
news / region
August 14, 2014 - 9:50am
August 12, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Vote in today's state primary election
It's primary election day in Wisconsin. The statewide contests have not generated much excitement, and officials predict a 15-percent voter...
August 12, 2014 - 11:55am
August 11, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Settlement talks under way for fired state employees
MADISON - Settlement talks are underway between the state and a Justice supervisor fired for not keeping up with growing tips about online child sexual exploitation. The Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission said former Milwaukee office supervisor Willie Brantley was supposed...
August 11, 2014 - 5:30pm
August 5, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Man killed in Beloit house fire IDed
BELOIT - A man who died in an overnight house fire in Beloit is identified as 53-year-old Thomas Jenks. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation. It started around three this morning in a single-family home. Authorities said one person was out of the house by the...
August 5, 2014 - 1:40pm
August 4, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Dayton has strong words for diversion project
ST. PAUL -- Strong words from Governor Mark Dayton regarding the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Project. In a written statement, Dayton says "flood relief which would greatly benefit North Dakota, and would damage property in Minnesota, is unacceptable." The governor says if the Diversion...
August 4, 2014 - 3:56pm
August 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Cargill closes Milwaukee beef plant, 600 lose jobs
MILWAUKEE - The closing of the Cargill meat packaging plant in Milwaukee leaves 600 workers looking for a job. Others are forced into early retirement. The company blames a national beef shortage. Of Cargill’s 13 operations in Wisconsin, only two were beef packaging facilities....
August 2, 2014 - 10:40am
July 31, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Opening Day for the Wisconsin State Fair
The Wisconsin State Fair opens this morning in West Allis.
news / region
July 31, 2014 - 9:35am
July 29, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: At least a dozen barges are tied up in the Mississippi River north of Winona
At least a dozen barges and their expensive cargo are tied up in the Mississippi River north of Winona, Minnesota.
news / region
July 29, 2014 - 9:45am
July 23, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Democratic candidates for Attorney General tout their strengths during Tuesday's night forum
The three Democratic candidates for Wisconsin attorney general agree on issues of crime-fighting and protecting the environment. So they used...
news / politics
July 23, 2014 - 9:39am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: WSU football player dies while working out
WINONA, Minn. -- Winona State University is mourning the loss of one of its football players who died while working out Monday. The school announced...
news / region
July 23, 2014 - 9:13am