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UPDATE: No injuries in two-car collision Thursday afternoon
Bringing broadband to rural area a challenge
Athletic association official charged with stealing more than $113,000
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: State had another record cranberry crop in 2013
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Milwaukee police arrests man who got into a gunfight while driving a van with seven children
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
Eye Mobile to provide vision screening at the Fair
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
arts and entertainment
Joan M. Grizzle, 60
Duane Hillstead, 73
Susan L. Myers, 68
Charles Ford, Sr., 86
William L. Stoetzel, 70
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/17/14 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY: 7/22/14 Board Meeting Agenda
FORECLOSURE: Key Comm. Bank v. Ronald J. Brokhausen; Case No. 13-CV-228
ELLSWORTH FIRE ASSOC.: 7/17/14 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 7/16/14 REVISED Meeting Agenda
Old Cowbelle: I am rich!
Old Cowbelle: The Future of Churches
Old Cow Belle: Old Lady Entertainment?
Old Cowbelle: Missed opportunities
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Walker worried about unacompanied children crossing border
MADISON – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he is worried the unaccompanied children crossing the border with Mexico will eventually drain the country’s support system. Walker says he isn’t entirely against the idea of Wisconsin providing some temporary shelter to the...
6 hours 19 min ago
July 23, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Governor's race still tied according to MU poll
Governor Scott Walker and his main Democratic challenger Mary Burke remain in a dead heat in the state's largest independent poll. The Marquette University Law School poll released this afternoon gives the Republican incumbent a one-point edge. That's well within the poll's...
July 23, 2014 - 8:03pm
July 22, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Court rules unpaid interns not protected by state whistleblower law
MADISON - Unpaid health care interns who expose problems at work are not protected under a state law for whistleblowers. The State Supreme Court ruled today against Asma Masri, a doctoral student who was let go from the Medical College of Wisconsin after she filed an ethics...
July 22, 2014 - 4:33pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Study finds state is 13th in nation for children's well-being
Wisconsin is the 13th-best state for a child's well-being. That's according to annual "Kids Count" survey released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The state's current ranking is down from 12th a year ago, but higher than the No. 15 ranking from 2012. Wisconsin was in the...
July 22, 2014 - 10:17am
July 20, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Shooting leaves one dead outside Madison hotel
MADISON - Madison Police are investigating a shooting death outside a hotel yesterday morning. Police say a 46-year-old man was gunned down outside a Howard Johnson hotel; responders were called to the scene just after nine o’clock. It’s unknown if the unidentified victim was...
July 20, 2014 - 8:28am
July 19, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State Election Board looking to lift ban on observers having cameras
MADISON - The state election board will meet on Monday to discuss a ban reversal on camera usage by election observers. In addition to that, officials will also look at other regulations for observers, including designated personnel assigned to handle questions and provide information...
July 19, 2014 - 8:39am
July 16, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Madison could house child refugees from Central America
MADISON - Madison is the latest Wisconsin city to consider housing some of thousands of unaccompanied children entering the U.S. at its border with Mexico. Mayor Paul Soglin tells the Wisconsin State Journal the federal government is looking for about 90,000 square feet of space...
July 16, 2014 - 3:47pm
July 15, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: AG Van Hollen files suit against veterans charity
WAUKESHA - Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced an action today to be filed in Waukesha County against Double Up Incorporated, a purported charity servicing veterans. According to the complaint, the company sold coupon books that offered discounts to area businesses in Waukesha...
July 15, 2014 - 3:09pm
July 13, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Woman rescued after falling into Milwaukee River
MILWAUKEE - A 62-year-old woman is in critical condition after being pulled from the Milwaukee River. Police say they responded to reports of a woman falling into the river from docks near Pere Marquette Park in downtown Milwaukee last night. Responders were able to pull her out...
July 13, 2014 - 10:09am
July 12, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Boating accident injuries Bayfield man
BAYFIELD - A boating accident leaves one man in the hospital. The Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office says 58-year-old Thomas Wincek was injured when he lost control of his boat on the Upper Eau Claire Lake on Thursday. The victim’s grandson was able to turn the boat off, but...
July 12, 2014 - 8:30am
July 10, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: AG says high school students can't be charged tuition for UW courses
MADISON - Wisconsin's attorney general says high school students who take University of Wisconsin courses cannot be charged tuition. In a legal opinion issued today, Van Hollen addressed concerns about a state budget item that lets prep students enroll in up two courses from...
July 10, 2014 - 6:30pm
July 9, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: La Crosse family saves drivers from firery crash in Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ken. - A husband and wife from La Crosse were on their way home from vacation, when they stopped to save two drivers in a fiery traffic crash in Kentucky. Jeremy and Jovanna Randall are both police officers, so they knew exactly what to do. The Randall family -- including...
July 9, 2014 - 4:40pm
July 8, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: First case of human West Nile Virus illness reported
This year's first probable human case of the West Nile virus has been recorded in Wisconsin. In a Web update just before July 4th holiday, state health services officials reported that somebody in Saint Croix County appears to have been infected with the mosquito-borne illness....
July 8, 2014 - 3:36pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: More storm damage in Western Wisconsin last night
The western half of Wisconsin had more thunderstorm damage yesterday and last night. Tennis-ball-sized hail fell near Cornell in Chippewa County. Eau Claire had a number of vehicles damaged by hail. Parts of Pepin, Taylor, Monroe, Trempealeau, and Vernon counties also reported...
July 8, 2014 - 9:01am
July 5, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Fourth of July weekend so far a safe one in Wisconsin
Wisconsinites gathered across the state last night to celebrate the 4th of July. So far, early reports show the several displays of fireworks over the skies of the Badger State went off without incident. In a statement , Governor Scott Walker says yesterday’s celebrations honored...
July 5, 2014 - 8:19am