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Revamping Ellsworth school supply drive
New Richmond man charged with reckless homicide in pursuit case that left Stillwater motorcyclist dead
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Mendez sets the bar for leadership
Cipala makes '500 feet of mean' look measly
VSMC brings nationwide hill climb series to Bay City
Merchant heads Down Under for 90-hole golf tournament
Eric Goodman makes his collegiate wrestling comeback - at age 40
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Old school Vegas in Prescott
Logue presents new work from Icelandic textile residency
Gallery: A snowy day for pumpkins
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Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
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ELLSWORTH AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE: 7/16/19 Meeting
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Betty Janisch Estate; Case No. 19-PR-40
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 7/15/19 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE CO. LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 7/18/19 Board of Adjustment Annual Meeting
VILLAGE OF BAY CITY: 7/23/19 Hearing - Hemphill Variance
Copper Kettle wins Burger Battle title
Sassy and sweet items for all: General Store is open in Red Wing Pottery Place
Clare Polencheck from Red Wing Framing awarded CPF
Red Wing Framing & Fine Art Printing adds a third location in Northfield, Minnesota
Scenic Bluffs Dental opens in Prescott
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July 10, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Republicans propose constitutional amendment to change governor’s veto powers; more news stories
Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature are proposing a change to the state constitution that would alter the governor's partial veto powers....
July 10, 2019 - 9:15am
August 24, 2010
A second trial to be held in case of livestock registry law
BALSAM LAKE - A second trial will be held today for the first person convicted of violating a law that requires farmers to register their livestock premises with the state. A judge fined Patrick Monchilovich almost 400-dollars last year, because he refused to register the location...
August 24, 2010 - 8:17am
May 20, 2010
Doyle vetos raw milk bill
MADISON - Governor Jim Doyle says a task force will continue to study the idea of letting farmers sell raw milk, even after he vetoed a bill to that effect yesterday. And two of the three main candidates to replace Doyle as governor next year say they're open to allowing raw milk...
May 20, 2010 - 7:23am
May 19, 2010
Wildlife experts say a cougar attack on cow was the first since 1800's
State wildlife experts say a cougar's recent attack on a dairy cow in Juneau County was the first incident of its kind since the 1800's. A turkey hunter heard the attack near Wonewoc last Saturday, and fired shots in the air to scare the cougar away. The 400-pound dairy heifer...
May 19, 2010 - 9:36am
January 11, 2010
DNR to hold hearings on run-off rules changes
MADISON - Public hearings begin in two weeks on proposed rule changes to control run-off into Wisconsin waterways. The DNR will hold five hearings on its revised rules for non-point source pollution. Among other things, the state's Farm Bureau says the plans for managing farm nutrients...
January 11, 2010 - 10:56am
November 30, 2009
Horses shot and killed in Dunn County
Dunn County Sheriff Dennis Smith is asking for the public's help into the investigation of three horses being shot Sunday morning. The incidents happened in the towns of New Haven and Sheridan, which are located in northern Dunn County. According to initial reports, Rhonda Abbuehl...
November 30, 2009 - 1:28pm
October 26, 2009
Polk County farmer is first to be convicted for not registering his livestock
A Polk County farmer is the first in Wisconsin to be convicted for not registering his livestock with the state. The law is meant to help officials respond to disease outbreaks, like the one involving pigs in Clark County a couple years back. But Amish farmers say the registrations...
October 26, 2009 - 9:00am
August 19, 2009
Pawlenty seeks federal pork help; other briefs
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty has asked federal authorities to help the pork industry, mostly encouraging them to work out better international trade deals. The Minnesota Republican stopped short of what nine of his colleagues, including those from Iowa and Wisconsin, asked: increasing...
August 19, 2009 - 7:18am
August 18, 2009
Fair animal auction delivers improved results for beef exhibitors, less overall for everyone
Friday night's Meat Animal Auction at the Pierce County Fair brought decent returns for 4-H and FFA members who sold beef animals but markedly...
August 18, 2009 - 3:01pm
August 13, 2009
Teen sells grand champion steer at state fair for third year in a row
WEST ALLIS - For the third year in a row, Brock May of Mineral Point sold the grand champion steer at the Governor's Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction...
August 13, 2009 - 9:00am
June 23, 2009
Conservation group calls for tougher laws after deer slaughtering case
A conservation group wants the Legislature to toughen the state's animal cruelty laws. Whitetails Unlimited said it was wrong for a judge to dismiss felony cruelty charges against a Waupaca County man accused of running down deer with his snowmobile in January. Circuit Judge...
June 23, 2009 - 9:00am
April 30, 2009
Pork producers want us to call swine flu something else
Don't call it swine flu. That's what the Wisconsin Pork Producers are asking us. The strain has pig, poultry and human elements but it's only being spread by people, and there's no evidence of the strain in any U.S. pigs. Tammy Vaasenn, the operations director for the state's...
April 30, 2009 - 9:00am
April 28, 2009
Governor urges calm and vigilance regarding swine flu outbreak
More possible cases will be checked today, to see if anybody from Wisconsin has come down with the swine flu yet. About 10 Wisconsinites who had flu-like symptoms tested negative after returning from Mexico where almost 150 people have died from the latest outbreak. Milwaukee...
April 28, 2009 - 9:00am
November 6, 2008
Pierce County, Wis., dairy award winners announced
The Pierce County Dairy Industry celebrated the 58th Pierce County Dairy Awards Banquet at the Elmwood, Wis., Auditorium on Oct. 25. Nearly 75 individuals and farms received recognition for their achievements in 2008. The event is sponsored annually by area businesses, and farm and...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Wildlife and Ag group don't like Grey Wolf ruling
A wildlife group and an agriculture group react negatively, as the Grey Wolf is ordered back on to the Endangered Species List. A federal judge sided with the Humane Society and others which appealed federal delisting of the wolf in the Great Lakes region. George Meyer with the...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am