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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
Les Berg Walk/Run is May 17
Students, community come together for art show
Wisconsin roundup: UW responds to campus 'free speech' bill; baked-goods question goes before judge; 9 more state news stories
River Falls man sustains serious injuries in crash
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Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Big weekend for boys lacrosse
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UWRF adding women's lacrosse
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TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
VILLAGE OF NORTH HUDSON: Resolution 2017-03 (Line of Succession)
SUMMONS: Progressive Ins. v. Ibrahim Eldahdah; Case 17-CV-48
EAGLE STORAGE: 5/5/17 Lien Sale Notice
FORECLOSURE: US Bank v. Michael S. Roe; Case No. 16-CV-234
Gary P. Feucht, 70
Ardis V. Kelly, 73
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Gary P. Feucht, 70
Ardis V. Kelly, 73
Letters to the editor for April 20, 2017
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February 24, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Snow brings 3-day weekends to thousands; some Kohl's stores to shrink; 7 more state news stories
Thousands of Wisconsin school students have three day weekends, thanks to a snowstorm that could bring up to 12 inches in the western third of the state by Saturday morning. As of 6 a.m., about 90 of the state's 424 public school districts closed their doors Friday — and some made...
February 24, 2017 - 10:20am
February 23, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Vets ask Walker to reverse course on prevailing wage issue; could snowstorm save Birkie?; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin veterans asked Gov. Scott Walker Wednesday to change his mind about eliminating the prevailing wage law for public projects. Last year, lawmakers scaled back the requirement that contractors pay construction workers a minimum wage similar to what union employees...
February 23, 2017 - 8:24am
February 22, 2017
Walker proposes $11M funding injection at Willow River State Park
HUDSON — A dam project at Willow River State Park would receive a funding boost under a Gov. Scott Walker proposal announced Monday. The Republican...
February 22, 2017 - 9:58am
February 21, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Primary day arrives; western Wis. could see fallout from Minn. liquor bill; 8 more state news stories
It's primary election day in Wisconsin, but not even one of every 10 voters are expected to cast ballots. The only statewide race for is for public school superintendent, in which eight year incumbent Tony Evers faces challengers John Humphries and Lowell Holtz plus write in Rick...
February 21, 2017 - 10:21am
Xcel Energy warns customers of recent scams
While scams targeting Xcel Energy customers come and go depending on the season, a recent increase in activity has the company again cautioning customers to protect themselves from this nationwide threat. Recent scamming incidents have occurred in Hudson, La Crosse and Eau Claire....
February 21, 2017 - 7:00am
February 20, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Capitol streaker may have been drunk; one-quarter of Milwaukee's 911 calls not emergencies; 12 more state news stories
MADISON — Charges of lewd and lascivious behavior have been filed against a 22-year-old man accused of running completely naked in the Capitol Rotunda a little over two weeks ago. Capitol police have looked at video evidence of the Feb. 4 incident. Investigators say a little girl...
February 20, 2017 - 8:00am
February 17, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Duffy's out, but who's in to challenge Baldwin?; new bill re-targets daylight saving time; 7 more state news stories
U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy's decision not to run for the U.S. Senate in 2018 could leave a wide open field of Republicans. One possible candidate,...
February 17, 2017 - 8:58am
February 16, 2017
Prison ordered for New Richmond church burglar
The man who burglarized several St. Croix County churches last year once had designs on becoming a youth pastor, but eventually became sidetracked and consumed by drugs — a divergence that delivered him a prison sentence last week.
February 16, 2017 - 3:55pm
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says he'd pass on Trump labor post; state school candidates lob allegations; 10 more state news stories
Gov. Scott Walker appears to have snuffed out Democratic claims that he's interested in becoming President Donald Trump's new nominee for labor secretary. Fast food magnate Andrew Puzder withdrew from his bid Wednesday, after Senate Republicans said they did not have the votes to...
February 16, 2017 - 9:06am
February 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin pooch claims top-dog honors at Westminster; GOP bill would restrict recounts; 6 more state news stories
NEW YORK — A German shepherd from southern Wisconsin is the big winner at the Westminster Dog Show in New York. Rumor, a 5-year-old female from Kenlyn Kennels in Edgerton, won the "Best in Show" award Tuesday night in the 141st annual event at Madison Square Garden. Kent Boyles...
February 15, 2017 - 9:45am
February 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Court ruling eases admissibility of toxicology tests; broadband bill targets rural areas; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has made it easier to use toxicology test results against criminal defendants in court. The justices ruled 5-2 Tuesday that toxicology tests are legally parts of autopsies, and therefore can be admitted as evidence without the person who wrote...
February 14, 2017 - 3:33pm
February 13, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: More Wisconsin babies born with drug dependencies; education leaders mixed on Walker's lifetime teaching license plan; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — The numbers of Wisconsin babies born with drug dependencies has skyrocketed in the past decade. State health officials say almost 600 babies were born in 2015 with what's called Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome -- a dependence on opioids and other addictive drugs. That's...
February 13, 2017 - 8:44am
February 10, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker sees 'good chunk' of budget passing; Menomonie murder suspect claims self-defense; 8 more state news stories
Walker: 'Good chunk' of his budget will pass Gov. Scott Walker says a "good chunk" of his proposed state budget will pass, but Senate GOP leader Scott Fitzgerald cites some big differences.
February 10, 2017 - 10:26am
February 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Walker budget plan roll-out includes stop in New Richmond; Menomonie murder suspect extradited; 10 more state news stories
MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker will make another quick tour of Wisconsin Thursday and Friday to promote the two year, $76 billion state budget he proposed Wednesday. He's starting in Milwaukee with a speech at the annual Governor's Conference on Economic Development -- and he'll then...
February 9, 2017 - 11:48am
February 8, 2017
Walker budget calls for more K-12, UW education spending
Gov. Scott Walker trumpeted new spending on education and a reduction in taxes in his budget presentation to Wisconsin lawmakers. The Republican...
February 8, 2017 - 6:17pm