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Committee approves personnel changes
Tank rental firm expands to area
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Both sides of the gun control issues are intrigued with plan to eliminate the ATF
CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Fifteen-year anniversary of 'Big Blue' in Milwaukee
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Ventura trial continues into its second week
crime and courts
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUNDUP: Brewers end losing streak with 11-2 win
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Minnesota starts All-Star break with series win over Colorado
Twins rout Rockies 9-3
WISCONSIN SPORTS BRIEFS: Brewers' slump continues
Ellsworth Legion baseball team downs North St. Paul
Pierce County Fair tickets available
Hastings woman's traditional Icelandic food will be featured on Cooking Channel
Children and gardens the theme this Sunday at Freedom Park
RF Medical Clinic changes name and approach to care
Dietary aide hopes to turn tragedy into lesson on food allergies
arts and entertainment
Eugene J. Theis, 88
Eugene J. St. Ruth, 82
Pamela M. Linse, 65
Erwin Wittwer, 94
Glenn K. "Cannonball" Christenson, 82
PROBATE ORDER: James J. Miller Estate; Case No. 14-PR-30
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT 7/24/14 Hearing - Ciresi Permit
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 7/16/14 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/14/14 School Board Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH SCHOOL BOARD: 7/14/14 Public Forum - Questions & Answers
Old Cowbelle: The Future of Churches
Old Cow Belle: Old Lady Entertainment?
Old Cowbelle: Missed opportunities
Old Cowbelle: Staying Put
Cow Belle: 125th Anniversary
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
July 4, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: State cheese production up
Wisconsin cheese production has gone up for only the third time in eight months. According to new federal figures, the Badger State made almost 243-million pounds of cheese in May, up by seven-tenths of a percent from the same month a year ago. Wisconsin's increase was smaller...
July 4, 2014 - 8:33am
July 2, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: FCC to vote on proposal to put WiFi in Wisconsin schools and libraries
About 3,200 Wisconsin schools and libraries would get wireless Internet service over the next five years, under a proposal to be voted on this month. The board of the Federal Communications Commission plans to vote a week from Friday on a plan to spend two-billion dollars. It...
July 2, 2014 - 7:32pm
July 1, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Fire destroys businesses in Sturgeon Bay
STURGEON BAY - Several businesses were destroyed in a building that caught fire overnight in Sturgeon Bay. Fire-fighters were called the Harbor Place Shoppes just after midnight. The Steel Bridge Cafe and the Ranly Maritime Gallery were among the shops that were damaged. There...
July 1, 2014 - 4:49pm
June 30, 2014
Oregon authorities investigating missing person as one of the victims hidden in suitcase
COTTAGRE GROVE, Ore. - Authorities in the state of Oregon are trying to determine if one of their missing persons was the second victim found hidden in a pair of suitcases near Lake Geneva. KEZI-TV of Eugene, Oregon said police in nearby Cottage Grove are trying to determine if...
June 30, 2014 - 2:47pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Walker tours storm damage in La Crosse County
LA CROSSE - Governor Scott Walker was planning to tour storm damage in La Crosse today. Storms on Saturday caused damage in the city and surrounding La Crosse County. On his way to-or-from, Walker would have the ability to fly over the Dodgeville area which was hit with a tornado...
June 30, 2014 - 2:44pm
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Tornado strikes Iowa County
DODGEVILLE - As daylight emerges, we're learning more about the tornado that caused heavy damage in Iowa County in southwest Wisconsin. National Weather Service radar now shows it was on the ground from about 10:20 to 10:45 last night from Highland to near Governor Dodge State...
June 30, 2014 - 9:35am
June 29, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Malpractice lawsuits have dropped since 1999
MILWAUKEE - A report from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel shows medical malpractice lawsuits have plummeted over the last several years. According to the paper, there were only 140 lawsuits filed, a 50-percent drop since 1999. Experts believe state laws in favor of hospitals and...
June 29, 2014 - 10:37am
June 28, 2014
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Chippewas ask EPA to look into proposed mine
BAYFIELD - An Indian tribe is asking the EPA to look into the environmental impact of the proposed Gogebic iron ore mines. Chippewa leaders representing six bands in northern Wisconsin are concerned that the open pit mine, located in northern Wisconsin, could pollute water resources...
June 28, 2014 - 9:00am