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Girl dies of apparent drowning in central Minnesota
Meyer Middle School March Students of the Month
Locals march for science on Earth Day
'Great Greenwood Giveaway' is back
Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
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Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Wildcat soccer, golf, battle the elements
Booters split in BRC
Netters fall to Hudson
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
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TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/1/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/15/17 Public Hearing - Heise permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Bid Opening - Road Work Bids
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Lorraine Ann Younggren Marcinek, 91
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Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Paul D. Ritzinger, 62
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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April 28, 2017
Locals march for science on Earth Day
As people all over the world celebrated Earth Day, Town of Kinnickinnic residents husband and wife Peter Bloch and Bonnie Rubenstein went the...
20 hours 32 min ago
April 26, 2017
After cheesy intro, serious issues reign in state panel's Ellsworth stop
ELLSWORTH — Ginny Ballantine and Vicki Datt were among dozens of Wisconsinites who signed up to speak last week to members of a key legislative...
April 26, 2017 - 7:57am
April 21, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State unemployment lowest since 2000; Ohio dairy files suit against Wisconsin's butter grading law; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin's unemployment rate has dropped to 3.4 percent, the lowest in 17 years. The seasonally adjusted rate for March dropped by 3 tenths-of-one-percent from February. A survey of almost 1,000 households estimates that total employment for the month grew by 16,000 --...
April 21, 2017 - 7:31am
April 19, 2017
Joint Finance Committee hearing underway in Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH — Hundreds of area residents, activists and community leaders packed the stands Wednesday at Ellsworth High School’s gym, where...
April 19, 2017 - 11:46am
April 12, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Trooper killed in crash might have been pursuing offender; 11 more state news stories
MADISON — The state trooper killed in a traffic crash near Wisconsin Dells might have been trying to catch up to an offending driver when his...
April 12, 2017 - 10:43am
April 4, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Gamesmanship ramps up in 2018 U.S. Senate race; polls open for races around the state; 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE — The political dirty tricks have started for a Wisconsin U.S. Senate election that's 19 months away. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the conservative American Majority has put out an anonymous document accusing Green Bay's Nicole Schneider of deleting old social...
April 4, 2017 - 8:59am
March 31, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Top Dems out of picture, Walker rallies donors; New Richmond sanctuary spares fallen pig from slaughter; 9 more state news briefs
MADISON — After two top Democrats say no to running for governor, GOP incumbent Scott Walker went on the offensive.
March 31, 2017 - 12:38pm
March 27, 2017
Past the learning curve, she sees bright future
Diane Odeen, 57, 811 Oak Knoll Ave.; degrees from Lawrence University (B.A.), U. of Minnesota (Ph.D.) and Hamline University School of Law (J.D.);...
March 27, 2017 - 8:41am
March 25, 2017
One campaign done, he's data driven to come back
Aaron Taylor, 29, 1119 State St. #251; seeking employment; graduated high school from Sun Prairie; graduated from UWRF in 2011 with a BS in...
March 25, 2017 - 5:00am
March 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Officer among 4 slain in 'horrific act of violence'; Trump polling at 41 percent in first major state poll; 9 more state news stories
ROTHSCHILD — An Everest Metro police officer is one of four people shot to death at three different locations in the Wausau area Wednesday...
March 23, 2017 - 9:56am
March 17, 2017
St. Croix board not ready for prime-time phone voting
HUDSON — For key votes, should members of the St. Croix County Board be permitted to cast votes over the phone if they aren't present at the board's monthly meeting? That issue was debated Tuesday night, March 7, during the board's meeting. The problem arises when a so-called...
March 17, 2017 - 5:00am
March 16, 2017
Pierce County Farm Bureau advocates at the Capitol
MADISON – Members of Pierce County Farm Bureau, along with nearly 400 other farmers and members from various farm groups throughout Wisconsin...
March 16, 2017 - 9:50am
Bridge over freeway slated for future fix
At the March 7 Kinnickinnic Town Board meeting, Karl Kopacz and Adam Sauer of the state's Department of Transportation presented an overview of future bridge reconstruction. The reconstruction involves a demolition and rebuild of the Interstate-94 bridge that crosses Kinnickinnic...
March 16, 2017 - 5:00am
March 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man allegedly used nails as political retribution; poll worker training promised to keep 17-year-olds from voting; 7 more state news stories
Man arrested for throwing nails in political opponents' driveways LA CROSSE — Polarized politics turns into criminal damage in La Crosse, where a man faces charges for tossing roofing nails into the driveways of Republican supporters.
March 14, 2017 - 4:04pm
March 10, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin still lags in its pace of job creation; semi plows into travel mart; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin continues to lag behind two thirds of the states in its pace of job creation. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says Wisconsin had a year-to-year private sector job growth of 1 percent as of last September, with 25,600 jobs created during that 12-month period....
March 10, 2017 - 7:53am