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CVTC grad, Prescott native rebounds after voluntary layoff
Ellsworth School District looks likely to have referendum in April
Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Don't let government accountability 'reform' mean return to corruption
Wisconsin weekly gas price update and outlook
Items reported stolen from stored vehicles at Pierce County Fairgrounds
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WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Chryst becomes Badgers' 30th football coach
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bruins top Wild in OT 3-2
(Update) Ellsworth grapplers hold at No. 1 spot
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW to hold press conference to announce Chryst's hiring
Prescott boys' hoops remain unbeaten, Ellsworth remains winless
Lobergs win Ugly Sweater contest
Animal sleepover at Prescott Library
Holiday recital Friday in Prescott at UCC
It's a good fit, says pastor
Rommel recognized for 25 years of service to Shrine
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PROBATE ORDER: Marie Harrigan Estate; Case No. 14PR69
FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo v. Kayla M. Tully, Case No. 14-CV-70
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/17/14 Special Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 11/12/14 Board Meeting Minutes
FORECLOSURE: FNMA v. Brett Zentzis, Case No. 14-CV-178
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Dorothy Lenore Ottman, 90
Logan Jacob Hinrichs, 14
Vera Byington, 74
Helen Grace Bengtson, 90
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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker says he'll call out National Guard to deal with unrest in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE - Governor Scott Walker says he'll call out the National Guard to quell any unrest from an upcoming decision on charges in the Milwaukee police shooting of Dontre Hamilton. However, Walker said yesterday he fully expects people to respond peacefully to whatever Milwaukee...
13 hours 1 min ago
December 17, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Over 300 private contracting firms announce opposition to Right-to-Work
MADISON - More than 300 private construction-related firms are banding together to oppose a right-to-work bill that's expected in the Wisconsin Legislature next year. The group is called the Wisconsin Contractor Coalition. Spokesman Steve Lyons tells the AP that the group will...
December 17, 2014 - 3:08pm
December 16, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Persons calling state unemployment line put on hold
MADISON - For two months last winter, 60-percent of those calling to get state unemployment benefits were put on hold without somebody answering them. The Legislative Audit Bureau said today that the Workforce Development Department's call centers blocked 1.7 million calls...
December 16, 2014 - 4:24pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Most of tobacco lawsuit dollars used to prop up state budget; Baraboo adopts policy for transgender athletes
A new report says Wisconsin will receive $756 million in the current fiscal year from cigarette tax revenues and the 1998 lawsuit settlement...
December 16, 2014 - 12:47pm
December 15, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Interim UWM chancellor given job permanently
The interim chancellor at UW-Milwaukee has been given the job on a permanent basis. Mark Mone was named today to replace Mike Lovell, who left earlier this year to become the new president of Milwaukee's Marquette University. The Board of Regents chose the 55-year-old Mone over...
December 15, 2014 - 6:20pm
December 14, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Lawyers wants state to pay legal costs for SSM case
MADISON - They won the landmark case, now they want to be paid. Lawyers who successfully argued that Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage should be overturned now want the court to award them $1.2 million in legal costs. A group of same-sex couples had sued the state over its...
December 14, 2014 - 11:15am
December 13, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Farms now IDed by state in raw milk illness outbreaks
MADISON - The state Department of Health Services has identified two Wisconsin dairy farms as the source of raw milk that made dozens of people sick. This was done shortly after complaints were made in the media Friday that the state was withholding information on the indenity...
December 13, 2014 - 10:08am
December 12, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Freezing drizzle blamed for two fatal accidents
Today's freezing drizzle in Wisconsin is being blamed for at least two traffic deaths. In Madison, police said an SUV fish-tailed and slid into a concrete barrier -- and the driver was out checking the damage when he was struck-and-killed by a pick-up truck which slid on the...
December 12, 2014 - 4:46pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Ceremonial weapons-ban tops list of veteran complaints; Tribes not expected to pounce on relaxed marijuana enforcement;
MADISON -- Veterans presented a list of grievances at the State Capitol Thursday. The list was wide-ranging but according to the Wisconsin Radio Network, the main beef appeared to be with the Eau Claire School District, which banned the use of ceremonial weapons on Veterans' Day...
December 12, 2014 - 10:19am
December 10, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Body of Beloit College student killed in Yemen returned to U.S.
DOVER, Del. - The body of Beloit College graduate Luke Somers returned to American soil today. Somers is the freelance photographer who was kidnapped in Yemen just over a year ago. He was killed last weekend during a raid that was meant to free him and a South African teacher...
December 10, 2014 - 3:52pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: EPA leader 'perplexed' by Walker opposition to proposed CO2 reductions; alleged drunk driver blames 'beer-batter' fish
MILWAUKEE -- The Environmental Protection Agency's Midwest regional administrator says she's "perplexed" by Wisconsin's strong opposition to the federal plan for addressing climate change. Susan Hedman talked to business leaders in Milwaukee Tuesday, about the agency's plan to...
December 10, 2014 - 9:32am
December 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: CP wants state to repay it half-million dollars
MADISON - A lawyer for the Canadian Pacific Railroad says the state should pay the firm a half-million dollars -- because it was being a good corporate citizen by helping seek a state grant that was approved but later given back. Brian Baird told the State Claims Board today...
December 9, 2014 - 3:11pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Three Beloit teens escape car before it plunges into river
BELOIT - Officials near Beloit said three teens escaped from a car before it busted through the ice on the Rock River, and sank in. A Beloit town fire official said a 16-year-old girl and two 17-year-old boys drove to a boat-landing last night at Armstrong Eddy Park. The driver...
December 9, 2014 - 10:26am
December 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Missing three-year old found in Greenfield
GREENFIELD - A missing three-year-old suburban Milwaukee girl was found safe yesterday with her non-custodial mother. Greenfield Police said the youngster disappeared on Thursday, and was reported missing on Saturday. Officers said they were acting on tips when they found the...
December 8, 2014 - 9:34am
December 7, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Beloit College alumn killed in Yemen
BELOIT - A graduate of Beloit College has been killed by al Qaeda in Yemen. The FBI notified Lucy Somers that her 33-year-old brother Luke had been killed during a rescue attempt. Luke Somers had been working as a freelance photographer and editor in Yemen. He had been kidnapped...
December 7, 2014 - 10:34am