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UPDATE: Iowa woman dies of injuries suffered in Hwy. 63 head-on
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal judge tosses out wolf hunting season
State report on Durand illnesses released
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites sickened from eating pre-packaged caramel apples
Erickson Oil acquired by CrossAmerica Partners
crime and courts
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Dec. 19, 2014
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Gopher men's basketball team romps over Seattle
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW-Whitewater wins another Division III title
Ellsworth boys' basketball team snags first win
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packers' Bulaga questionable for Sunday's game
Lobergs win Ugly Sweater contest
Animal sleepover at Prescott Library
Holiday recital Friday in Prescott at UCC
It's a good fit, says pastor
Rommel recognized for 25 years of service to Shrine
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Permit
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
Gregg E. Martin, 64
Neil C. Jones, 74
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Dorothy Lenore Ottman, 90
Logan Jacob Hinrichs, 14
Get Out! Deals
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
July 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: More storm damage in Western Wisconsin last night
The western half of Wisconsin had more thunderstorm damage yesterday and last night. Tennis-ball-sized hail fell near Cornell in Chippewa County. Eau Claire had a number of vehicles damaged by hail. Parts of Pepin, Taylor, Monroe, Trempealeau, and Vernon counties also reported...
July 8, 2014 - 9:01am
June 30, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker tours storm damage in La Crosse County
LA CROSSE - Governor Scott Walker was planning to tour storm damage in La Crosse today. Storms on Saturday caused damage in the city and surrounding La Crosse County. On his way to-or-from, Walker would have the ability to fly over the Dodgeville area which was hit with a tornado...
June 30, 2014 - 2:44pm
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