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AnglingBuzz: The Walleye - Mayfly Connection
Optometrist has vision for eye care center
Sex offender-parolee arrested in Baldwin
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Roaming goats, stolen snakes and scammers
Driving again, but in the right direction
crime and courts
Wild Side: Summer solstice is a fine time of year
Wildcats’ historic baseball season ends in extra innings
Wild Side: Green slime stinks of greed
Wildcat soccer advances to sectional championship
Wildcats sectional baseball champs
New family winery in River Falls featured on Spectrum West July 6
Gear up for ‘Cruisin for a Cause” on July 18
Featured photo: Monarch butterflies
Registration open for ‘Paddle with a Ranger’
Minnesota Orchestra performs free outdoor concert in Hudson
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TOWN OF MARTELL: 7/07/15 Town Board Meeting
AD FOR BIDS: St Croix County Health Center Additions/ Renovation
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 7/07/15 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/9/15 Special Meeting - Board Candidates
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/6/15 Hearing and Town Board Meeting
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Daryl Albert Feyereisen, 75
Beverly Ruth Thompson, 86
Marjorie Wilma Yanisch, 88
Days Gone By: Elixirs, liniments, and pain relievers
Featured column: My gardening career: From potato bugs to soil fungus
Days Gone By: Sugar -- once a thriving business, until tragedy struck
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March 12, 2014
Two Wisconsin National Guard units deploying to Afghanistan
Two units from the Wisconsin Army National Guard will deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom this spring, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon, March 12. Sussex-based Battery A of the 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery Regiment and the...
news / region
March 12, 2014 - 2:35pm
November 17, 2009
Deployment for Madison Army Reserve unit at Fort Hood is delayed
The Madison Army Reserve unit that had seven casualties in the Fort Hood massacre will not go to Afghanistan next month as scheduled. Commander Robert LaFountain says the mission is being put off indefinitely, until replacements can be found for the three members who were killed...
November 17, 2009 - 9:00am
Kind not in favor of U.S. extended military presence in Afghanistan
Congressman Ron Kind, who's just back from the Middle East, says it would not serve U.S. interests to keep an extended military presence in Afghanistan. And instead of the major troop increase President Obama is considering, the La Crosse Democrat says the U.S. should equip and...
November 17, 2009 - 9:00am
November 13, 2009
Defense Secretary Gates leads effort to find ways to reduce threat from roadside bombs in Afghanistan
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said in Oshkosh Thursday that he'll lead a major effort to find new ways to reduce the threat from roadside bombs in Afghanistan. Those ambush weapons account for eight of every 10 U.S. casualties in that country. And the new style of all-terrain...
November 13, 2009 - 9:24am
November 4, 2009
Fort McCoy near Sparta will start training another 200 soldiers for Afghanistan
Fort McCoy near Sparta continues to train soldiers to serve in Afghanistan. Another 200 will arrive next week. Members of the Arkansas National Guard's 875th Engineer Battalion will leave their headquarters at Jonesboro on Tuesday. They'll spend two months training at Fort McCoy...
November 4, 2009 - 9:00am
October 30, 2009
President Obama consoled relatives of a Fox Valley soldier
President Obama consoled relatives of a Fox Valley soldier whose body was returned to the U.S. Thursday. They were at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, where the bodies of Nikolas Mueller, 26, of Little Chute and 10 others were delivered. The soldiers were killed Monday in two...
October 30, 2009 - 9:02am
October 28, 2009
Afghanistan helicopter crash claims life of Army Sgt. Nicholas Mueller
One of 10 Americans killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan is from the Fox Valley. Army Sgt. Nicholas Mueller, 26, of Little Chute was the crew chief on a Chinook chopper. It crashed Monday after leaving a firefight with suspected drug traffickers from the Taliban. A second...
October 28, 2009 - 9:00am
October 7, 2009
Funeral services Saturday for a soldier from Rhinelander killed in Afghanistan
Funeral services will be held Saturday at Rhinelander High School for a soldier killed in Afghanistan. Sgt. Ryan Adams, 26, died last Friday when his vehicle was attacked with a rocket-propelled grenade. Seven other members of the Wisconsin Army National Guard were injured in...
October 7, 2009 - 9:02am
Half-staff flags honor fallen Peshtigo soldier
Flags at National Guard armories and other state facilities will be at half-staff today, as a fallen soldier from Peshtigo is buried. Flags will be at half-staff today at National Guard armories and other facilities throughout Wisconsin. It's in honor of Army Pvt. Steven Drees,...
July 7, 2009 - 9:00am
July 1, 2009
Oshkosh Corp. wins multi-billion-dollar contract to build military vehicles needed in Afghanistan
The Oshkosh Corp., will get up to $12 billion to make thousands of armored vehicles which the Pentagon urgently needs in Afghanistan. Oshkosh out-bid three competitors to build the Army and Marine Corps' MRAP all-terrain vehicles. And the military needed them so badly, the company...
July 1, 2009 - 9:00am
June 30, 2009
Peshtigo Army private killed in Afghanistan
The family of a Peshtigo man killed in Afghanistan will return home today. Army Pvt. Steven Drees, 19, died over the weekend, after he was shot in the head last Wednesday when insurgents attacked his unit with a grenade launcher and small arms fire. It happened in the Afghan province...
June 30, 2009 - 9:00am
July 22, 2008
Onalaska soldier killed in Afghanistan
Wisconsin has lost its seventh person to the fighting in Afghanistan. The Pentagon announced the death of Nick Dewhirst, 25, of Onalaska Monday. The Army first lieutenant was killed Sunday, when his convoy was attacked by small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in Khost province. Dewhirst...
July 22, 2008 - 9:00am