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Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
Driver trapped in car after Elmwood rollover
River Falls man sustains serious injuries in crash
Spring Valley board approves number of lots for Red Fox
Myklebust and Livingston-Anderson awarded SARE grants
crime and courts
MBC baseball roundup: Matzek delivers walk off for Ellsworth
Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Prep baseball roundup: Spring Valley 10-runs Pepin/Alma
Prep softball roundup: Ellsworth can't keep pace with BW
Prep baseball roundup: Plum City snaps losing streak
Spring Valley Cardinals
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
Choirs join together to bring joyful sound
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Little Golden Book, Gallery events, and River Falls Reads
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE: 5/1/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF SALEM: 4/28/17 Town Roads Review
TOWN OF EL PASO: 2017 Board of Review and Open Book
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 5/3/17 Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF TRIMBELLE: 3/14/17 Meeting Minutes
Robert A. Gutting, 66
Marland M. Magee, 81
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Gabriel F. Sallander, 36
Jim Wall, 73
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Warren Petryk column: Positive reforms will bring broadband opportunities to Wisconsin
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April 13, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Jakubowski manifesto calls government 'gang of terrorists'; 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE — As the search continues for alleged gun thief Joseph Jakubowski, a Milwaukee TV station says it has obtained 35 pages of his anti-government...
April 13, 2017 - 9:35am
April 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Birch tree thefts causing stir; state Senate relaxes high-capacity well rules; 9 more state news stories
The state DNR is meeting Thursday with law enforcement, county foresters and others to see what can be done to reduce the stealing of birch trees....
April 6, 2017 - 9:11am
March 17, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Ellsworth among 6 cities to hold Walker budget hearings; man accused of poisoning wife with Visine; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — Six public hearings, including one in Pierce County, have been scheduled across Wisconsin on Gov. Scott Walker's state budget proposal. The first hearing will be held April 3 at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. That will be followed by one on April 5 at State...
March 17, 2017 - 12:49pm
March 16, 2017
Invasive Asian carp confirmed in St. Croix River
For the first time, an invasive silver carp has been captured in the St. Croix River. The carp, one of several invasive species of so-called...
March 16, 2017 - 4:08pm
March 13, 2017
Early season signs are everywhere
WILLMAR, Minn. — Amy Rager spotted the first drops of sap seeping from a wound on the sugar maple tree on her Chippewa County farm, and...
March 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 12, 2017
A helping hand for ducks
CANOSIA WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, Minn. — On a 12-degree March morning, Rich Staffon loaded gear into a sled behind his four-wheeler....
March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 9, 2017
Eagles arriving back in Minnesota a few weeks early
ST. PAUL—Bald eagles are migrating back to Minnesota a few weeks early because of the warm February. People could see the birds in large...
March 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man arrested in disappearance of St. Croix Falls girls; State Senate leader wants to put more tax dollars into roads; 9 more state news stories
ST. CROIX FALLS — One man has been arrested in the disappearance of two Wisconsin foster girls who've been found safe. KARE-TV says officers found 14-year-old Candus Flodin and 13-year-old Makayla Hanson Wall of St. Croix Falls about 8 p.m. Saturday at a residence in Price County...
March 6, 2017 - 8:38am
January 4, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: License fee increases for anglers, hunters eyed; state GOP lawmakers say they won't rush things; 7 more state news stories
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is proposing raising hunting and fishing fees or linking the fees to inflation as options...
January 4, 2017 - 9:12am
December 28, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State investigates season's first snowmobile death; new OWI penalties begin Jan. 1; 7 more state news stories
ARBOR VITAE — Wisconsin's first snowmobile death of the winter is still being investigated. Vilas County sheriff's deputies say a 63-year-old man from East Moline, Illinois, died when his machine struck a tree Monday night off a trail near Arbor Vitae where he was part of a group...
December 28, 2016 - 8:52am
December 27, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Walker tells lawmakers they can raise fees — if balanced with cut; wandering bear captured; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — Assembly Republicans say all options should be on the table while they work on closing a $1 billion deficit in Wisconsin's transportation...
December 27, 2016 - 1:57pm
December 12, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: River Falls' Van Galen among UW chancellors receiving raises; Wis. recount close to finishing; 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Five veteran chancellors of UW campuses around the state will get pay raises of 4 to 6 percent for the next year. The university's Board of Regents has approved the special raises so each leader will make $220,000 per year. They are the first such increases since 2013....
December 12, 2016 - 7:21am
December 2, 2016
Wisconsin news: Walker to consider limiting recounts as Wisconsin effort enters second day; 10 more state news stories
MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker says he will consider putting limits on the recounts that losing candidates can seek. The Republican Walker is...
December 2, 2016 - 12:02pm
November 30, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Recount cost jumps to $3.9M; state deer harvest totals lowest since '82; 6 more state news stories
MADISON -- Independent Rocky De La Fuente has dropped his part of the request for a recount of the Wisconsin presidential ballots, leaving the Green Party's Jill Stein to keep it going. The state Elections Commission has raised its cost estimate for the statewide recount to $3.9...
November 30, 2016 - 11:21am
November 25, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Stein campaign says money's there for Wisconsin recount; cheesehead vows to wear shorts until Packers win; 10 more state news stories
Jill Stein's presidential campaign says it has the money for a statewide recount of Wisconsin's White House election. The State Elections Commission says it's preparing for a recount, and Stein promised to file the request by Friday's 5 p.m. deadline. Stein, the Green Party candidate...
November 25, 2016 - 8:35am