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CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Milwaukee police arrests man who got into a gunfight while driving a van with seven children
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Man accused in Vikings son's death pleads not guilty
Legislators: Gov. Dayton should accept new tax reciprocity offer
Potentially deadly horse virus outbreak contained
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Gas prices 18 cents lower than a month ago
crime and courts
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Brewers pound Mets, now lead by three games
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Former Twin Knoblauch accused of assaulting his wife
Ellsworth Legion plays in finals of Gopher State League tourney
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Twins win rubber game of series against Cleveland
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Brewers' lead back up to 2.5 games
Pepin County Fair this weekend in Arkansaw
Vacation Bible School next week at Prairie View
Supercross racing coming here next Friday
Fun's not alien to UFO Days this weekend
Prescott Calendar raffle starts August 1
arts and entertainment
Helen Johnson, 63
Duane Hillstead, 73
Susan L. Myers, 68
Charles Ford, Sr., 86
William L. Stoetzel, 70
ELLSWORTH FIRE ASSOC.: 7/17/14 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 7/16/14 REVISED Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE: 7/24/14 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/24/14 Board of Adjustment Committee Meeting
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/22/14 Personnel Committee Meeting
Old Cowbelle: I am rich!
Old Cowbelle: The Future of Churches
Old Cow Belle: Old Lady Entertainment?
Old Cowbelle: Missed opportunities
June 14, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Judge puts halt to same-sex marriages
MADISON - There will be no more same-sex marriages in Wisconsin, unless higher courts affirm Federal Judge Barbara Crabb's decision to allow them. Yesterday, Crabb finalized her ruling from a week ago, which found that the state's gay marriage ban from 2006 was unconstitutional....
June 14, 2014 - 9:09am
June 11, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State could be affected by FDA ruling on cheese
Wisconsin could be greatly affected by a federal ruling which said it's not sanitary to use wooden boards for the aging of cheese. The Food-and-Drug Administration recently cited several plants in New York State for using wooden boards, despite state laws which permit them. ...
June 11, 2014 - 4:40pm
June 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Couples taking advantage of same-sex marriage court ruling
Several couples rushed to courthouses across the state to take advantage of a judge’s ruling against the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. Some courthouses reported lines of couples waiting to make it official. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that the Milwaukee County...
June 8, 2014 - 9:22am
June 7, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal judge strikes down state's same-sex marriage ban
MADISON - A federal judge has struck down parts of Wisconsin’s state ban on same-sex marriage. In wake of Friday’s ruling by U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb, county officials say they’ve begun issuing licenses. However, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he will seek...
June 7, 2014 - 8:49am
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
June 1, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: New EPA regs would cut coal use at Wisconsin power plants
Wisconsin would be hit hard by a proposed federal order to cut emissions at coal-fired power plants. The EPA plans to unveil a major new proposal tomorrow, and the Badger State would be affected more than others. That's because it relies more on coal-fired power plants, as opposed...
June 1, 2014 - 9:01am
May 31, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: WE Energy asking state for 1.8 percent rate increase
Wisconsin's largest electric utility asked the state yesterday for approval to raise its rates by 1.8 percent next year, and one-percent in 2016. In an unusual move, We Energies negotiated an agreement with three consumer groups on the bulk of the increase, before it went to the...
May 31, 2014 - 9:49am
May 28, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Reports have Gov. Walker trying to cut deal with prosecutors
At least two media reports say Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is trying to broker a deal that would end the John Doe probe into his and other recall elections. An editorial in the Wall Street Journal first reported the development this morning. It said an attorney for the Republican...
May 28, 2014 - 4:28pm
May 27, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State traffic fatalities from holiday weekend same as last year
It's too early for the final figures -- but we know that Wisconsin will have at least as many traffic deaths as a year ago during the Memorial Day weekend. Statewide media reports have listed five deaths on the state's roadways between Friday and Monday. That's the same as the...
May 27, 2014 - 3:28pm
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 24, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Guardsmen suspended over Instagram photo
MADISON - Two members of the National Guard have been suspended following an investigation of a social media photo that has sparked outrage. In the Instagram photo, several Guardsman are shown posing around a drape casket with the caption “We put the FUN in funeral – your fearless...
May 24, 2014 - 9:00am
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