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Police Beat: Man angry about drug denial; lady likes her clothes
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Man and grandson hospitalized after off-road vehicle breaks through ice
Facebook chatting/texting listed as factor in 2013 accident
Assembly will debate right-to-work for 24 hours; Workforce secretary calls public-aid drug testing ‘compassionate’; 13 more state news briefs
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Target letting thousands go at Minneapolis headquarters
crime and courts
EHS to defend title, SVE wants title at team wrestling state tournament
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks will need to upset Warriors to stop losing streak
Ellsworth boys lose close tourney game to Osceola
Second half run eliminates Spring Valley boys' hoops team from regionals
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Two defending state champions win regional boys' basketball games
Pet Adoption Day March 7 at Hackman's
Great River Road Learning Center to host falconry program
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
What does it take to lead a great book discussion?
Valentine celebration held at care center
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF MARTELL: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 3/10/15 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 3/5/15 Highway Committee Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: Request for Proposal - Bridge & Trail Project
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: 3/12/15 Plan Commission Meeting
Eugene J. Bechel, 82
Marjorie M. Lundberg, 88
Mary Colleen Wallace, 88
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Joyce I. Christensen, 82
Warren Petryk column: 93rd Assembly District Budget Listening Session
Kathleen Vinehout column: Economic Development Money Grows - Public Oversight Shrinks
Get Out! Deals
March 3, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Holmen man arrested in Iowa on murder charge
ONSLOW, Iowa - Authorities in eastern Iowa arrested a 29-year-old La Crosse County man who was wanted for the murder of his girlfriend back home. Bryce Anderson of Holmen was picked up this morning in Onslow, Iowa, near Cedar Rapids, after a warrant was issued charging him with...
March 3, 2015 - 4:47pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Blizzard closes parts of I-94 from St. Cloud to Minneapolis
Multiple crashes are forcing sections of Interstate 94 to be closed between St. Cloud and the Twin Cities this morning. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says all eastbound lanes of I-94 between Highway 24 in Clearwater and Wright County Road 8 in Hasty are closed due...
March 3, 2015 - 4:14pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: March blizzard marching into Minnesota
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Several counties across western and southwest Minnesota are under a blizzard warning, and the northeast, central, and southeast parts of the state are under a winter weather advisory. Meteorologist Andy Lahr with the National Weather Service in Chanhassen...
March 3, 2015 - 9:20am
March 2, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Opponents of right-to-work outnumber supporters at state Assembly hearing
MADISON - Once again today, opponents of a Wisconsin right-to-work law out-numbered supporters at a public hearing. As of mid-afternoon, most speakers at a hearing by the state Assembly's Labor Committee were against the bill, which would bar employers from forcing workers to join...
March 2, 2015 - 7:29pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Blizzard reported for tommorow
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- Warmer weather will be hitting Minnesota but it looks like snow is coming with it. The National Weather Service says temps could reach the upper 20's today. Snow showers are expected to begin falling tonight and continue into tomorrow. Forecasters say up to...
March 2, 2015 - 7:40am
February 24, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: 'Right to Work' not likely to draw legal fire like Act 10
MILWAUKEE -- Unlike the Act 10 limits on public union bargaining, Wisconsin's right-to-work bill for private companies may not attract as many lawsuits if it's passed. More than a half-dozen suits challenged the legality of Act 10 before the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled it to...
February 24, 2015 - 10:37am
February 23, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Senate goes into extraordinary session to take up Right-to-Work bill
MADISON - Another step was taken this morning toward passage of a right-to-work bill in Wisconsin. The state Senate's organizational committee voted 3-2 to call an extraordinary session for this week -- one that would exclusively take up the measure. It would prohibit employers...
February 23, 2015 - 3:45pm
February 20, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Republicans plan to fast track Right-To-Work through legislature, Walker announces his support
MADISON - The Wisconsin State Senate's Majority Leader announced a two-week timeline today to pass the proposed right-to-work legislation. Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) surprised observers this morning, when he told a Milwaukee radio station he has the 17 votes he needs to pass...
February 20, 2015 - 7:57pm
February 19, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Baldwin releases information on fired staffer
WASHINGTON D. C. - U.S. Senate Democrat Tammy Baldwin of Madison has finally confirmed that she fired her former deputy state director, almost a month after she was let go during the controversy over problems at Tomah's VA Medical Center. Meanwhile, the House Veterans' Affairs Committee...
February 19, 2015 - 8:15am
February 18, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: It's cold, but not that cold
Wisconsin is going through one of its longest cold spells of a relatively mild winter. So far at least, we're not seeing the 20-below temperatures...
news / region
February 18, 2015 - 9:19am
February 13, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Congressmen want VA hearing at Tomah
Three Wisconsin congressmen have asked the U.S. House Veterans Affairs panel to hold a hearing in Tomah on reported over-prescriptions and other issues at the city's VA medical center. Democrats Ron Kind of La Crosse and Mark Pocan of Madison, and Menomonee Falls Republican Jim...
February 13, 2015 - 3:47pm
February 10, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Winter weather advisory for central, southern Minnesota
CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- A winter weather advisory is in effect for all of central and southern Minnesota through this evening. National Weather Service Meteorologist Tony Zaleski says in the southern half of the state there will be a mixture of sleet, light snow and freezing rain...
February 10, 2015 - 3:50pm
February 6, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Protestors show up at Board of Regents meeting
MADISON - A few dozen protesters showed up at a meeting of the UW Board of Regents in Madison this morning. Some carried signs opposing what they called cuts, layoffs, and privatization as the result of Governor Scott Walker's budget proposals. Walker wants to slash $300-million...
February 6, 2015 - 3:54pm
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Shots fired at apartment complex in Rochester
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A northside Rochester apartment was hit by gunfire early this morning. Police received 911 calls about the shooting around 12:30 at the Villages at Essex Park complex in the Officers later discovered two bullets had gone through the wall of an apartment that...
February 6, 2015 - 3:48pm