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Railroad, cops ask: Have you seen this thing?
Wisconsin roundup: No charges yet in Saudi student's death; top Senate Dem tells GOP to solve own road problems; 8 more state news stories
Property taxes drop slightly in proposed budget
Jury acquits man in River Falls stalking case
Fire hall addition breaks ground
crime and courts
Prep girls basketball: Free throws keep Plum City/Elmwood from staging comeback
MBC prep wrestling: Panthers win first dual of season; Prescott falls to Somerset
Prep girls basketball: Baldwin-Woodville overwhelms Prescott early
Prep boys basketball: Spring Valley dominates Boyceville
Prep wrestling: Spring Valley/Elmwood earns dual victory
VIDEO: Maiden Rock Old-fashioned Country Christmas
Swedish Christmas celebration goes whole month long
PHOTOS: A Christmas Carol staged in new auditorium
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/8/16 Planning Commission Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/8/16 Board of Health Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/13/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 12/14/16 Solid Waste Management Board Meeting Notice
Audrey Cernohous, 78
Charlotte M. Bowen, 86
JoAnn Stevens, 81
Maxine Witt, 65
Vernon Anderson, 92
Ron Kind column: Commemorating Pearl Harbor
EDITORIAL (Dec. 7, 2016): A date which will live in infamy
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Nov. 30, 2016)
EDITORIAL (Nov. 30, 2016): The who, what, why, when and how matters
EDITORIAL (Nov. 23, 2016): Profiling? We can live with it
Real Estate Showcase
February 21, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Madison man arrested for gunfire at blood bank
MADISON - Madison police are holding a 19-year-old man in custody after a shot was fired at Interstate Blood and Plasma Friday afternoon. Aquan Bell is charged with causing injury by negligent use of a dangerous weapon. Investigators say it appears that Bell was at the east-side...
February 21, 2015 - 9:45am
February 20, 2015
Shipping season on Mississippi River could start earlier than usual
LAKE CITY - There are early indications that shipping boats will start going up the Mississippi River earlier than usual along the western Wisconsin...
February 20, 2015 - 8:02pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Republicans plan to fast track Right-To-Work through legislature, Walker announces his support
MADISON - The Wisconsin State Senate's Majority Leader announced a two-week timeline today to pass the proposed right-to-work legislation. Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) surprised observers this morning, when he told a Milwaukee radio station he has the 17 votes he needs to pass...
February 20, 2015 - 7:57pm
February 19, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Baldwin releases information on fired staffer
WASHINGTON D. C. - U.S. Senate Democrat Tammy Baldwin of Madison has finally confirmed that she fired her former deputy state director, almost a month after she was let go during the controversy over problems at Tomah's VA Medical Center. Meanwhile, the House Veterans' Affairs Committee...
February 19, 2015 - 8:15am
February 18, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Young pleads no contest to burglaries across state
A former Waupun police lieutenant has pleaded no contest to crimes committed in seven Wisconsin counties. Bradley Young, who's now 45, is expected to be sentenced sometime in April after he admitted 59 burglaries throughout the state. Many of those break-ins did not come to...
February 18, 2015 - 2:43pm
February 17, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State sees two percent jump in farmland values
Wisconsin had the largest increase in farmland values last year among five states in the Chicago Federal Reserve District. A new report said values for "good" agricultural land rose two-percent in the southeast two-thirds of the Badger State that's part of the Chicago Federal Reserve....
February 17, 2015 - 3:13pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Tuesday primary features mainly local contests like Prescott referendum
It's primary election day. Wisconsin voters will elect a new state senator, and choose finalists for a host of local government and school board...
February 17, 2015 - 9:35am
February 15, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: USDA says farmers to take biggest single-year cash drop since Depression
WASHINGTON D.C. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it expects cash profits for American farmers to take the biggest single-year drop since 1931-32. The federal agency says the amount of grain produced is greater than demand and the grain carried over from last year’s...
February 15, 2015 - 8:57am
February 14, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Marquette student diagnosed with meningitis
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee health officials say a Marquette University student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis has been hospitalized. The student’s roommate is said to be getting preventative treatment. Both students live in a campus residence hall. Health officials say bacterial...
February 14, 2015 - 7:42am
February 13, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Congressmen want VA hearing at Tomah
Three Wisconsin congressmen have asked the U.S. House Veterans Affairs panel to hold a hearing in Tomah on reported over-prescriptions and other issues at the city's VA medical center. Democrats Ron Kind of La Crosse and Mark Pocan of Madison, and Menomonee Falls Republican Jim...
February 13, 2015 - 3:47pm
February 11, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Strong sales from Wisconsin push Powerball jackpot to half-billion
Tonight's Powerball jackpot is now a half-billion dollars. The top prize was raised again this morning, amid strong ticket sales in Wisconsin and the other 46 states and locales where the game is played. The $500-million jackpot is the third largest in Powerball history, and the...
February 11, 2015 - 3:18pm
February 10, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: St. Paul man found dead near Pepin
PEPIN - Authorities in western Wisconsin are trying to find the family of a 35-year-old Minnesota man found dead near a set of railroad tracks. Pepin County sheriff's deputies said the body of Steven Joui Glaze of the Saint Paul area has been taken to the Ramsey County medical...
February 10, 2015 - 4:09pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: LaFollette requests office be spared budget cuts
MADISON -- Wisconsin's Secretary of State has asked Gov. Scott Walker to drop his budget proposal to cut the secretary's budget and staffing by almost half. Douglas La Follette wrote the Gov. Walker Monday and said the proposed cut would be devastating to an office that maintains...
February 10, 2015 - 9:13am
February 8, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State scholastic standardized test to be scaled back
Some technical glitches in the system means Wisconsin public school students will take a scaled-back version of a standardized test next month. School officials say it will be more rigorous than the usual exam, but the planned online testing software wasn’t working properly....
February 8, 2015 - 11:09am
February 7, 2015
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: UW encourages graduates to lobby governor against cuts
MADISON - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker can plan to hear from many graduates from the University of Wisconsin System in the coming days. They will be demanding the governor change his mind about a $300-million in state funding. The system is caught in the middle between the...
February 7, 2015 - 10:32am