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New Richmond man charged in Somerset school threat incident
Most school union members vote to stay organized; couple seeing red over Lemon Law finding; 10 more state stories
Analysts: 'Political theatre' won't shift state's job picture; UW GB chancellor to quit; 12 more state stories
Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Left of Center managers for selling alleged drug paraphernalia
Democrat brings congressional campaign to Hudson
crime and courts
Raider girls' basketball team picks up first win
Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Rodgers hasn’t been cleared to play Sunday…
Raider girls' hockey team splits games up north
Raider boys skate past Menomonie
Wrestlers open the season strong
Gladsome Tidings fill the air
Dancing Christmas lights bring visitors to Aldro Road
Ringing at Walgreens
Concert set for St. Pat's
Cookie walk is Saturday
arts and entertainment
Phillip T. Schneider, 72
Jeannine Noela Rachner , 69
Kyle Edward Mara, 26
M/Sgt. David A. Benoy, 73
Richard "Rick" Raley, 74
Margaret's Musings: Giving thanks and more insurance challenges
Our View: Drive carefully and smart during the holidays
Randy's Ramblings: St. Patrick Church is making a difference in a Guatemalan community
Our View: Now is the time to consider running for local government position
Day by Day: Sometimes it is a challenge but I’m thankful and then some
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 11/25/13 Special Meeting Minutes
SUMMONS: WITC v. Kristina Erickson; Case No. 13-SC-445
SUMMONS: Associated Bank v. Kevin M. Slaby; Case No. 13-CV-626
FORECLOSURE: BAC Home Loans v. Gregg A. Wettleson, Case No. 11-CV-31
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Marion L. Barker Estate; Case No. 13PR94
November 7, 2012
Republicans all re-elected to area posts
Republicans were winners in area elections Tuesday (District results are partial totals, but indicate winner): Congress (7th Dist.): Kreitlow (D) 134,379; Duffy (R) 174,234 State Senate (10th Dist.): Olson (D) 29,436; Harsdorf (R) 45,328 State Assembly (30th District): Odeen (D)...
news / politics
November 7, 2012 - 12:01am
November 6, 2012
St. Croix County results nearly complete
St. Croix County vote totals are nearly complete with the following results: President: Obama (D) 19,485; Romney (R) 25,036 US Senate: Baldwin (D) 19,634; Thompson (R) 23,920 Congress (7th Dist.): Kreitlow (D) 18,176; Duffy (R) 25,232 Srtate Senate (10th Dist.): Olson (D) 16,579;...
news / politics
November 6, 2012 - 10:29pm
Obama eager to sketch stakes tonight in tight race
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama pronounced himself eager to go before the Democratic National Convention and the nation Thursday to share his vision for the future" in a capstone speech designed not just to persuade undecided voters but to put fire in the belly of...
September 6, 2012 - 1:46pm
Group seek volunteers for Minn. gay rights battle
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Three national gay rights groups are recruiting volunteers to send to Minnesota and three other states where gay marriage is on the ballot this fall. The Human Rights Campaign, Freedom to Marry and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force announced the drive Thursday....
September 6, 2012 - 12:36pm
September 5, 2012
Obama's convention speech being moved indoors
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Democratic officials are moving President Barack Obama's convention speech Thursday indoors, citing the possibility of severe weather. Obama had planned to accept his party's nomination in an outdoor football stadium before a crowd of up to 74,000 people....
September 5, 2012 - 12:27pm
Minneapolis mayor takes DNC stage
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak used the stage at the Democratic National Convention to drive home the themes of President...
September 5, 2012 - 9:51am
Daughter: Candidate for Duluth seat abandoned her
DULUTH — The daughter of the leading Democratic write-in candidate for the seat of a disgraced Duluth lawmaker is coming forward to say her father abandoned her when she was 2. The Duluth News Tribune reported Wednesday that Erik Simonson confirmed that he hasn't seen his 20-year-old...
September 5, 2012 - 9:50am
September 4, 2012
Minn. pays $1.9M in subsidies in legislative races
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic legislative candidates are getting more campaign subsidies this year, thanks in part to Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's decision to forego the subsidy two years ago. The Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board said Tuesday it distributed $1.9...
September 4, 2012 - 3:37pm
First lady's focus is drawing contrast with Romney
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michelle Obama rarely mentions Mitt Romney by name. But everything she says during this presidential campaign is meant to draw a contrast between her husband and his Republican challenger. She implies that Romney, who had a privileged upbringing, can't relate...
September 4, 2012 - 11:15am
August 31, 2012
Farm Bureau endorses Klobuchar
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar received support Friday from the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation Political Action Committee. The Republican-leaning organization endorsed Democrat Klobuchar over GOP challenger state Rep. Kurt Bills of Rosemount. “Sen. Klobuchar is a strong and...
August 31, 2012 - 2:35pm
Biden: Obama leadership saved auto plants
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is drawing attention to the Obama administration's rescue of the auto industry, criticizing GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney for opposing a federal bailout of General Motors and Chrysler. He singles out Romney running mate Paul...
August 31, 2012 - 12:17pm
August 15, 2012
Local residents show little interest in primary
BEMIDJI – Tuesday’s primary election revealed at least one problem that must be addressed before the November general election. Kay Mack, Beltrami County auditor, said residents along Birchmont Beach Road were attached to the wrong ward, meaning that they were told to vote in...
news / local
August 15, 2012 - 1:00am
August 14, 2012
Albrecht, Larson will square off for Bemidji mayoral post
City Councilor Rita Albrecht will challenge incumbent Dave Larson for mayor of Bemidji in November's general election. Albrecht received 467 votes and Larson received 380 in Tuesday's primary. Sachel Josefson, a third candidate, has 79 votes and will not advance.
news / local
August 14, 2012 - 11:20pm
Erickson, Negard advance in Ward 5 Bemidji City Council race
Former Ward 5 Councilor Nancy Erickson will try to regain her seat on the Bemidji City Council when she takes on incumbent Greg Negard in the November general election. In Tuesday's primary, Erickson was the top vote getter with 116. Negard came in second with 89 votes and Phillip...
news / local
August 14, 2012 - 11:18pm
Candidates making rounds as Minnesotans vote in primary
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Candidates are trying to encourage supporters to vote in what's shaping up as a low-turnout Minnesota primary election. Three Democrats are vying to challenge first-term GOP congressman Chip Cravaack in northeastern Minnesota's 8th District. Tarryl Clark started...
August 14, 2012 - 12:55pm