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Vieth honored by county board for 100 years of Vieth's General Store & Tavren
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Tough questions from appeal judges towards state's ban of SSM
Update: Peterson in 'fair' condition after early morning crash
Another successful year for the Pierce County Fair
Tax levy, mill rate down in Ellsworth school district budget plan
crime and courts
Tough start for PHS volleyball team vs. Hastings
Young team but experienced core for PC spikers to build around
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: McCarthy to decide on Packer QB snaps in final preseason game
Confident Cardinals approach 2014 prep volleyball season
PIERCE COUNTY ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Ellsworth's Natalie Feuerhelm and Emery Whalen
Singer, songwriter and super talented
A bit of local at the State Fair
Party pals in El Paso
Auditions for Spring Valley show this weekend
arts and entertainment
Licole Opdahl, 47
Adolph "Bud" Hanken, 85
Daniel Truckenbrod, 53
Dianne M. Brenner, 77
Sandy D. Kinneman, 72
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 9/3/14 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Public Notice - Hazardous Materials, Right-To-Know
PIERCE COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COUNCIL: 8/27/14 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 9/3/14 Hearing - Rochelle Wrisky Permit
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/6/14 at Border Properties LLC, Prescott, WI
Old Cowbelle; Message in the blue
Money & Politics: AG race matchup could be a sizzler
Old Cowbelle: School time again
Cow Belle: Community Prayer Chain?
Old Cowbelle: Heritage
August 26, 2014
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: St. Paul man injured after being hit by train
ST. PAUL - A man is expected to recover after being hit by a Green Line light-rail train yesterday afternoon. He was hit just after 1 p.m. near the intersection of University Avenue and Chatsworth Street in St. Paul. Police say a preliminary investigation shows the man was illegally...
23 hours 39 min ago
August 25, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Ashley Furniture denies allegations made by Madison newspaper
ARCADIA - Ashley Furniture says it's not true that it will reduce its four-thousand member workforce in half, while taking up to six-million dollars in state tax breaks. The Wisconsin State Journal said the state's Economic Development Corporation quietly approved the tax breaks...
August 25, 2014 - 4:01pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Storms knock-out power, do damage across the state
Another round of heavy thunderstorms went through Wisconsin this morning. As of seven o'clock, about 14,000 electric customers were in the dark statewide. About half of those are in Sauk and Columbia counties, where some trees fell in the Portage area about 6:30. Trees and...
August 25, 2014 - 9:23am
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Lightning strikes from storm causes fires in Duluth
DULUTH - Overnight lightning strikes kept emergency responders in Duluth busy overnight. The Duluth Fire Department responded to three separate incidents - in the first a bolt of lightning knocked out power to a home on Greene Street, but there was no apparent damage. Lightning...
August 25, 2014 - 8:53am
August 22, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Trempealeau County board votes to end moratorium on frac-sand mines
A year-long moratorium on new frac-sand mines is about to end in Trempealeau County in far western Wisconsin.
news / government
August 22, 2014 - 9:29am
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