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UPDATE: Police apprehend armed suicidal man on Knowles Avenue
Pierce County Herald
UPDATE: Police apprehend armed suicidal man on Knowles Avenue
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State confirms first case of human West Nile Virus
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Morton man killed in crash near Sleepy Eye
K9-Playtime brings country-style dog fun to the city
Groh’s D.A.R.E. essay named Best in State
crime and courts
Size there but skill spots still waiting for Prescott gridders
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Reports say McEvoy to be Badgers' starting QB vs. LSU
Panthers looking to stay regular perfect in 2014 season
High school football season begins tonight, three county teams at home
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Aug. 21, 2014
Party pals in El Paso
Auditions for Spring Valley show this weekend
Ellsworth Library’s summer reading winners named
Fundraiser fights juvenile diabetes this Saturday
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
June 28, 2014
Tornado touchdown confirmed near Colfax
COLFAX - The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado hit the town of Colfax Friday afternoon. Meteorologists say the tornado was considered a “weak” funnel, but it still packed a punch, damaging a gas station and tearing down some trees. Colfax was the scene far...
June 28, 2014 - 8:44am
June 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State regulators to decide tomorrow pipeline expansion in western Wisconsin
State utility regulators could decide tomorrow whether a new natural gas pipeline can be installed to serve frac-sand mines in western Wisconsin. The Public Service Commission is scheduled to have the final say on a plan by We Energies to put in a lateral pipeline from Eau Claire...
June 24, 2014 - 3:28pm
June 16, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Same-sex couples in Appleton now demaning refunds for licenses
APPLETON - Same-sex couples in Appleton who received marriage licenses, but could not have weddings last week, are now demanding refunds for their license applications. Unlike most other counties, Outagamie County refused to waive the state's five-day waiting period to get married....
June 16, 2014 - 5:20pm
June 6, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Mayo cuttling jobs in western Wisconsin
ROCHESTER, Minn. The Mayo Clinic's health system in Wisconsin is eliminating 188 medical transcription jobs. The Rochester Post-Bulletin said the jobs would be out-sourced to Amphion Medical Solutions of Madison by November first. Transcriptionists create written reports which...
June 6, 2014 - 4:38pm
June 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Propane terminal to be built in Hixton
BLACK RIVER FALLS - A propane terminal will be built in west-central Wisconsin, to make up for the loss of a major pipeline that sent Canadian fuel into the Upper Midwest. CHS of Saint Paul and the Federation Co-operative of Black River Falls said the new terminal would be located...
June 4, 2014 - 4:53pm
May 27, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Plenty of outdoor fatalities over Memorial Day Weekend
PESHTIGO - A Green Bay man drowned over the weekend while swimming with two others. Authorities said 20-year-old Michael Broeffle went underwater, while he was in the Peshtigo River flowage near the Caldron Falls Dam. He disappeared Saturday afternoon. The dam's owner, the...
May 27, 2014 - 9:58am
May 26, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Memorial Day ceremonies throughout the state today
Hundreds of Wisconsin communities will hold Memorial Day ceremonies today, to remember their fallen military troops. Governor Scott Walker will speak at Wood National Cemetery in Milwaukee. Gold Star mother Kay Castner will be the keynote speaker at the mid-morning program....
May 26, 2014 - 8:57am
May 25, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Body of missing Altoona canoeist found
ALTOONA - Altoona Police say the body of a missing canoeist has been found. Authorities say the man has been missing since Thursday, his body was discovered by a fisherman near a golf and country club yesterday afternoon. The identity of the victim has not been released. Authorities...
May 25, 2014 - 10:30am
May 21, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Poll shows governor's race now tied
The Wisconsin governor's race has become a dead heat -- even though half of those polled still don't know what to think of Democrat Mary Burke. The latest Marquette University Law School poll released today shows that 46-percent of 805 registered voters back Walker, and another...
May 21, 2014 - 3:43pm
May 20, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Hudson student to go on trial for threats
HUDSON - A 19-year-old Hudson High School student is scheduled to go on trial July 21st for allegedly threatening school staff members who sought restraining orders against him and his mother. Evan Groehler is charged in Saint Croix County with four misdemeanors -- making phone...
May 20, 2014 - 3:37pm
Eau Claire North students escape burning bus
EAU CLAIRE - Almost three dozen Eau Claire high school students escaped injury when their charter bus was destroyed by fire as they were starting a field trip. Officials said 32 students from Eau Claire North were heading to the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis -- but a problem...
May 20, 2014 - 9:58am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State dries out after soggy Monday
Things are starting to dry out in Wisconsin today, after a soggy Monday throughout the state. A mid-morning check of rain totals still shows Cedar Falls in Dunn County getting the most last night -- three-and-a-quarter inches. A couple more places have reported two-inches-plus,...
May 20, 2014 - 9:26am
May 18, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Sheriff's office employee shot in Portage County
PLOVER - Authorities in Portage County are investigating a fatal shooting of a sheriff’s office employee yesterday morning. Plover Police say they, along with the State Patrol and County Coroner’s Office, responded to reports of the shooting at around one o’clock yesterday...
May 18, 2014 - 10:24am
May 14, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Mississippi, Chippewa rivers at flood stage
The Mississippi River and parts of two others in Wisconsin still had flood warnings today, after heavy rains earlier this week. In far western Wisconsin, the Chippewa River at Durand is about five-inches above its flood stage today. The Fox River at New Munster in Kenosha County...
May 14, 2014 - 3:19pm
May 13, 2014
Family of black bears roaming around Osceola
OSCEOLA - Wildlife workers have been trying to trap a family of black bears in Osceola that's been rummaging through garbage bins in search of food. A 300-pound mother and her two cubs have been seen a number of times in backyards, and close to homes. Police said they hope...
May 13, 2014 - 5:40pm