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Rolling on the River
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Neenah boy drowns in Fox River
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Fargo officer injured when cow charges him
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Oconomowoc man leaves loaded gun in restroom of Door County park
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Shots fired at HCMC
crime and courts
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Aug. 26, 2014
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Miles says LSU preparing for both UW quarterbacks
Tough start for PHS volleyball team vs. Hastings
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers' bats held in check in loss to Padres
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: T-Wolves introduce new players at State Fair
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
Daniel Truckenbrod, 53
Adolph "Bud" Hanken, 85
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 LAND MGT: 9/3/14 Hearing - Rochelle Wrisky Permit
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/6/14 at Border Properties LLC, Prescott, WI
FORECLOSURE: Bank of NY v. Steven R. Kjelstad; Case No. 10-CV-530
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 27, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Neenah boy drowns in Fox River
NEENAH - Authorities said today that a six-year-old boy has died after he was pulled from the Fox River in Neenah. Police said Elijah Vanderhoof was at a family outing at Riverside Park when he went missing around 4:15 yesterday afternoon. Neenah Police and other park visitors...
8 hours 6 min ago
August 26, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Tough questions from appeal judges towards state's ban of SSM
CHICAGO - Three federal appeals judges had tough questions and criticisms today for the lawyers who defended the gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana. A three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court in Chicago heard arguments on the states' appeals of their same-sex bans,...
August 26, 2014 - 4:43pm
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 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
August 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker denies soliciting donation from Gogebic
MADISON - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he had no role in soliciting donations to an important conservative group which supported him during the 2012 recall effort. Walker denied pressuring a mining company to make a $700,000 donation to Wisconsin Club for Growth. His...
August 24, 2014 - 10:33am
August 23, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Police chase ends at Eau Claire home with dead body inside
EAU CLAIRE - A police chase in west-central Wisconsin ends at an Eau Claire home where the body of a woman was found inside. The chase started early Friday in Chippewa County. The driver was arrested in front of his home and charged with operating while intoxicated and fleeing...
August 23, 2014 - 9:43am
August 22, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State confirms first case of human West Nile Virus
Wisconsin has confirmed its first human case of the West Nile virus for this summer. State health officials said yesterday the mosquito-borne virus infected a resident of Ashland County. No other details were disclosed, including the person's current condition. The first confirmed...
August 22, 2014 - 2:38pm
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
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Former MU grad killed by ISIS
MILWAUKEE - Islamic terrorists in Iraq released a video yesterday which appeared to show the beheading of Marquette University graduate and journalist James Foley. An al-Qaida spin-off group called the Islamic State used the video to urge President Obama to stop attacks on Islamic...
August 20, 2014 - 8:13am
Milwaukee County sheriff's captain arrested for DWI in Red Wing
RED WING - A Milwaukee County sheriff's captain is on desk duty, after being arrested for driving drunk in Minnesota. Police in Red Wing stopped 41-year-old Catherine Trimboli early Sunday morning because her tail lights were off. Milwaukee sheriff's officials say Trimboli flashed...
news / crime and courts
August 20, 2014 - 7:39am
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 17, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Two dead after fight during a party near Marquette campus
MILWAUKEE - A double homicide near Marquette University didn’t involve anyone on the campus, but students were alerted. Milwaukee police say the incident started with a fight between two men in their early 20s. The report came in at about 2:50 a.m. Saturday. Both victims...
August 17, 2014 - 9:22am
August 16, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Residential property values rise in Wisconsin
The value of residential property in Wisconsin rose by two-and-a-half-percent last year, ending a five-year stretch of losses dating back to the national housing market collapse. Homes and other residences gained more than eight-billion dollars in equalized value between January...
August 16, 2014 - 8:30am