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Wisconsin roundup: Voucher enrollment up 5 percent; Obamacare recipients in line for 16 percent premium hike; 8 more state news stories
Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
Legislative candidates sound off in River Falls
Panel tosses out ethics complaint against Johnson; St. County County DA says ‘it’s good to move on’
Wisconsin roundup: Public schools lose $2.4M for special-needs vouchers; Madison native pleads guilty to terrorism-related charge; 11 more state news stories
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
WIAA cross country: Todd and Peña qualify for state
WIAA football: Spring Valley advances; Elmwood/Plum City falls to De Soto
E-PC takes on De Soto, but avoids 'The Pit'
WIAA girls volleyball: Seasons end for local volleyball teams
Horror movie filmed in Pierce debuts Monday night
PLUM CITY CARE CENTER RESIDENT OF THE MONTH: A colorful storyteller
The face at the head of the Roadrunners line steps down
Coping with loss by inciting acts of kindness and love
Local coats for kids program returns
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 11/2/16 Meeting Agenda
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed AT&T Tower, 530th St, Ellsworth, WI
WIS. DNR: 11/7/16 Public Meeting - Bay City Harbor Sediments Disposal
SUMMONS: Bank of Alma v. Lori K. Peterson, et al.; Case 16-CV-114
TOWN OF TRENTON: 11/3/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Kyra Hayes, 16
Gabriel B. Carpenter, 13
Mary L. Nelson, 67
Lydia M. Bude, 89
Kay Thom, 77
EDITORIAL (Oct. 19, 2016): Calling a spade a spade
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 19, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 12, 2016): Don’t end up a tragic headline -- stop for buses
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Oct. 12, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Oct. 5, 2016): Carrying the torch of history
Real Estate Showcase
Ellsworth, River Falls mourn teen victim of fatal crash
August 28, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Justice Dept. criticizes Milwaukee FBI office director
MILWAUKEE - The U.S. Justice Department's internal watchdog said former Milwaukee FBI office director Teresa Carlson used "extremely poor judgment" by influencing an employee's testimony in a disability trial. The inspector general released its report on the matter yesterday,...
August 28, 2014 - 7:56am
August 26, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State involved in SSM federal appeal in court today
CHICAGO - State attorneys from Wisconsin and Indiana will tell a federal appeals court today why their states' bans on same-sex marriages should be upheld. The Seventh Circuit appellate court in Chicago will hear arguments this morning. Federal district judges recently threw...
August 26, 2014 - 9:17am
August 20, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Pres. Obama denounces MU grad Foley's death by terrorists
WASHINGTON D.C. - President Obama said today the entire world is appalled by the terrorist execution of Marquette University graduate and freelance journalist James Foley. The president calls the beheading of the 40-year-old Foley "an act of violence that shocks the conscience of...
August 20, 2014 - 3:29pm
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
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 10, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: DCI taking over investigation of officer shooting motorist
PLOVER - The Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation is handling the case of an officer-involved shooting in Plover Friday night. The incident happened during a traffic stop on Highway 54 when a 33-year-old Manawa man was pulled over for erratic driving. He was shot several...
August 10, 2014 - 9:57am
August 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Eau Claire teen in critical condition after accident
EAU CLAIRE - A 17-year-old Eau Claire boy was fighting for his life at last word, after he fell off the hood of a mini-van and was run over. It happened around seven last night in the parking lot at Eau Claire Memorial High School. Police said the teen was apparently riding...
August 8, 2014 - 9:41am
August 6, 2014
Teen, baby found safe in Hudson; father arrested
HUDSON - A 17-year-old girl and her nine-month-old daughter from Minnesota have been found safe at Hudson in western Wisconsin -- and the teen's father is under arrest. Police in Brooklyn Center, near Minneapolis, said the girl and her baby were missing from foster care last...
August 6, 2014 - 4:08pm
August 3, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Accident involving Wisconsin Dells's Duck boat injures 13
LAKE DELTON - Lake Delton police report 13 people were injured Saturday when a Wisconsin Dells Duck land-and-water vehicle collided with a pickup truck. The accident happened on County Highway-A shortly before 2:30 p-m. Two dozen passengers were on the Duck and two were in the...
August 3, 2014 - 10:08am
July 27, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Stand-off in Stanley resolved peacefully
STANLEY - The Stanley Police Department and Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office report a four-hour standoff Saturday morning was finally resolved with no one injured. Authorities got a call before 7 a.m. that a gun had been fired in the City of Stanley. When they arrived on the...
July 27, 2014 - 7:09am
July 26, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Walker worried about unacompanied children crossing border
MADISON – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he is worried the unaccompanied children crossing the border with Mexico will eventually drain the country’s support system. Walker says he isn’t entirely against the idea of Wisconsin providing some temporary shelter to the...
July 26, 2014 - 8:24am
July 19, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Election Board looking to lift ban on observers having cameras
MADISON - The state election board will meet on Monday to discuss a ban reversal on camera usage by election observers. In addition to that, officials will also look at other regulations for observers, including designated personnel assigned to handle questions and provide information...
July 19, 2014 - 8:39am
July 15, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: AG Van Hollen files suit against veterans charity
WAUKESHA - Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced an action today to be filed in Waukesha County against Double Up Incorporated, a purported charity servicing veterans. According to the complaint, the company sold coupon books that offered discounts to area businesses in Waukesha...
July 15, 2014 - 3:09pm
July 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: La Crosse family saves drivers from firery crash in Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ken. - A husband and wife from La Crosse were on their way home from vacation, when they stopped to save two drivers in a fiery traffic crash in Kentucky. Jeremy and Jovanna Randall are both police officers, so they knew exactly what to do. The Randall family -- including...
July 9, 2014 - 4:40pm