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Ellsworth School Board to act on facility projects
Discarded Band-Aid helps crack home invasion case
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Former MU grad killed by ISIS
Milwaukee County sheriff's captain arrested for DWI in Red Wing
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUND-UP: Arson found to be cause of historic Duluth home, security increased
crime and courts
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
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: New pitchers keeping Brewers atop NL Central
Vikings, Kluwe reach out-of-court settlement
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
Old cars on display in Diamond Bluff show
arts and entertainment
Floyd David Bolin, 68
Dianne M. Brenner, 77
Sandy D. Kinneman, 72
Daniel Truckenbrod, 53
Donald Miller, 90
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
PIERCE COUNTY: 8/26/14 Board 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
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
May 20, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Hudson student to go on trial for threats
HUDSON - A 19-year-old Hudson High School student is scheduled to go on trial July 21st for allegedly threatening school staff members who sought restraining orders against him and his mother. Evan Groehler is charged in Saint Croix County with four misdemeanors -- making phone...
May 20, 2014 - 3:37pm
Eau Claire North students escape burning bus
EAU CLAIRE - Almost three dozen Eau Claire high school students escaped injury when their charter bus was destroyed by fire as they were starting a field trip. Officials said 32 students from Eau Claire North were heading to the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis -- but a problem...
May 20, 2014 - 9:58am
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State dries out after soggy Monday
Things are starting to dry out in Wisconsin today, after a soggy Monday throughout the state. A mid-morning check of rain totals still shows Cedar Falls in Dunn County getting the most last night -- three-and-a-quarter inches. A couple more places have reported two-inches-plus,...
May 20, 2014 - 9:26am