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Vieth honored by county board for 100 years of Vieth's General Store & Tavren
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Tough questions from appeal judges towards state's ban of SSM
Update: Peterson in 'fair' condition after early morning crash
Another successful year for the Pierce County Fair
Tax levy, mill rate down in Ellsworth school district budget plan
crime and courts
Tough start for PHS volleyball team vs. Hastings
Young team but experienced core for PC spikers to build around
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: McCarthy to decide on Packer QB snaps in final preseason game
Confident Cardinals approach 2014 prep volleyball season
PIERCE COUNTY ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Ellsworth's Natalie Feuerhelm and Emery Whalen
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
Adolph "Bud" Hanken, 85
Daniel Truckenbrod, 53
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 CRIMINAL JUSTICE COUNCIL: 8/27/14 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 9/3/14 Hearing - Rochelle Wrisky Permit
LIEN SALE NOTICE: 9/6/14 at Border Properties LLC, Prescott, WI
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 15, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsin hikers rescued from Alaska wilderness
ANCHORAGE, Alas. - Three hikers, including at least two from Wisconsin, were rescued while on a pilgrimage to a famous abandoned bus in the Alaska wilderness. Forty-five year old Thomas Young of Horicon, 29-year-old Matthew Peot of Milwaukee, and Kenneth Young -- whose hometown...
August 15, 2014 - 8:48am
August 14, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Driver dies in fiery crash near Waukesha
WAUKESHA - An SUV driver has died in a fiery crash near Waukesha. Sheriff's deputies were called to a town road late last night, where they found the vehicle engulfed in flames. Officials said the SUV was going south when it left the roadway and hit a tree. The mishap remains...
August 14, 2014 - 1:56pm
August 13, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Judge will not stay ruling on voter ID law
A federal judge said today he would not put a hold on his ruling against Wisconsin's photo ID voter law, while an appeals court reviews his decision. State Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen asked both District Judge Lynn Adelman and the Seventh Circuit appellate court in Chicago...
August 13, 2014 - 5:10pm
August 12, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State corn crop predicted to increase 10 percent
Wisconsin's corn harvest is expected to grow by more than ten-percent from a year ago. That's what the USDA predicted today, based on weather and crop conditions from August first. Just over 491-million bushels of corn are expected to be produced in Wisconsin this year, an increase...
August 12, 2014 - 4:37pm
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 11, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Settlement talks under way for fired state employees
MADISON - Settlement talks are underway between the state and a Justice supervisor fired for not keeping up with growing tips about online child sexual exploitation. The Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission said former Milwaukee office supervisor Willie Brantley was supposed...
August 11, 2014 - 5:30pm
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 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