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Ellsworth School Board to act on facility projects
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Pres. Obama denounces MU grad Foley's death by terrorists
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Reward increased in search for Hoffman
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Arson found to be cause of fire at historic Duluth home, security increased
Discarded Band-Aid helps crack home invasion case
crime and courts
EPC gridders don't want to be absent from playoff field again
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Nelson trying to keep spot in Brewer line-up
PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Aug. 19, 2014
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Another solid outing by Fiers leads Bewers to win
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Twins blow lead, lose to Cleveland 7-5
Thanks to the Auxiliary, sick children will receive Christmas stockings
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
Floyd David Bolin, 68
Arlene Nelson, 87
Donald Miller, 90
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: School time again
Cow Belle: Community Prayer Chain?
Old Cowbelle: Heritage
August 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Computer files only small part of John Doe investigation
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee County officials say the 15 gigabytes of computer files released Friday are only a small part of what was seized during an investigation of the county executive’s office. Governor Scott Walker held the position then, but he has never been charged with any...
August 9, 2014 - 7:47am
August 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State lottery has record ticket sales for third straight year
MADISON - For the third year in a row, the Wisconsin Lottery has made record ticket sales. Lottery Director Mike Edmonds said this afternoon that almost $569-million worth of game tickets were sold during the state's fiscal year ending June 30th. A year ago, sales totaled...
August 8, 2014 - 5:07pm
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
Upper Mississippi River barge traffic to resume Friday
ST. PAUL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopes to have barge traffic moving on the Mississippi River in the next couple of days. Spokesman...
August 6, 2014 - 4:12pm
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
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Emerald ash-borer found in more places across state
The tree-killing emerald ash borer continues to rear its head in new places throughout Wisconsin. State agriculture officials said today that the green beetle was discovered in Adams County for the first time, and at Merrick State Park along the Mississippi River near Fountain...
August 6, 2014 - 4:06pm
August 5, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Man killed in Beloit house fire IDed
BELOIT - A man who died in an overnight house fire in Beloit is identified as 53-year-old Thomas Jenks. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation. It started around three this morning in a single-family home. Authorities said one person was out of the house by the...
August 5, 2014 - 1:40pm
August 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Report says Navy ships made in Marinette too heavy
A new federal audit shows that four-out-of-six Navy littoral combat ships built in Wisconsin and Alabama are too heavy -- and it might affect the ships' performance. The U.S. Government Accountability Office said the USS Freedom, made at Marinette Marine, did not meet its distance...
August 4, 2014 - 4:14pm
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
August 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Cargill closes Milwaukee beef plant, 600 lose jobs
MILWAUKEE - The closing of the Cargill meat packaging plant in Milwaukee leaves 600 workers looking for a job. Others are forced into early retirement. The company blames a national beef shortage. Of Cargill’s 13 operations in Wisconsin, only two were beef packaging facilities....
August 2, 2014 - 10:40am
July 29, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: One in four Wisconsinites have debts reported to collection agencies
About one of every four Wisconsin adults have debts that were reported to collection agencies -- and while that sounds bad, the national average is a lot worse. The Urban Institute released a study today showing that 26-and-a-half percent of Wisconsinites with credit records...
July 29, 2014 - 5:34pm
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 23, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Governor's race still tied according to MU poll
Governor Scott Walker and his main Democratic challenger Mary Burke remain in a dead heat in the state's largest independent poll. The Marquette University Law School poll released this afternoon gives the Republican incumbent a one-point edge. That's well within the poll's...
July 23, 2014 - 8:03pm
July 22, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Court rules unpaid interns not protected by state whistleblower law
MADISON - Unpaid health care interns who expose problems at work are not protected under a state law for whistleblowers. The State Supreme Court ruled today against Asma Masri, a doctoral student who was let go from the Medical College of Wisconsin after she filed an ethics...
July 22, 2014 - 4:33pm