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Fan malfunction brings fire department to Second Street building
Labor Committee advances right-to-work bill without OK; drone-dropped weapons worry prison chief; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Town of Troy yields to county for zoning administration
Mend for tax reciprocity rift underway; Walker now opposes 'path to citizenship'; 11 more Wisconsin stories
Divided council establishes bike and pedestrian advisory committee
crime and courts
Koski loses in semifinals, will wrestle for place today
Hudson wrestlers take places - Anderson 3rd, Gierke 4th and Koski 5th
Anderson, Gierke to place at state along with Koski
Koski to wrestle in semifinals at state tourney
Raiders roll in playoff opener
Mount Zion pastor embraces church's focus
The Friends of the Library are friends to us all
Bike trails coalition launches membership drive
UWRF Africa Night Feb. 27
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Carl R. Oehlke Estate; Case No. 15PR15
CITY OF HUDSON: 3/12/15 Public Hearing - Plant Place Inc. Permit
TOWN OF TROY: New Ordinance 171-A
ST. CROIX COUNTY: Road Weight Restrictions
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 3/23/15, Case No. 15-CV-104; Charles Rund
James M. "Mike" Madden, 83
Brandee S. Mitchell, 33
Marilyn V. Sampson, 87
Betty J. Larsen, 92
Melvin Johannsen, 86
Doug's Diggings: This week marks 40 years in 'new' gym
Randy's Ramblings: Community is good
Our View: Now is the time for 'community engagement'
Our View: Walker's budget may look different in the end
Our View: Don’t forget to vote in Tuesday’s primary
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February 16, 2009
Fire kills two in Trempealeau County
The state fire marshal's office will investigate an apartment blaze that killed two people in the western Wisconsin community of Independence. It started just before 6 a.m. Sunday at the Independence Hotel Tap, a four-story structure that was used mostly for apartments in recent...
February 16, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Fire kills three family members near Wautoma
Foul play has been ruled out as the cause of a fire near Wautoma that killed three family members. Waushara County Sheriff David Peterson now says Friday's blaze might have ignited in front of a wood-burner. Larry Baneck, 52; his wife, Peggy, 47; and their son Charlie, 17, were...
December 8, 2008 - 9:00am
December 5, 2008
Fatal crash causes 7-mile backup on I-94
Traffic finally returned to normal overnight on Interstate-94 in Jefferson County, nine hours after a semi-truck driver was killed in a crash. The State Patrol said the truck left the westbound lanes, skidded and was crushed when it hit the abutment of a freeway overpass at Switzke...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Two die in county traffic accidents
A New Richmond teenager and a Spring Valley motorcyclist were killed in separate traffic accidents over the past week. Thomas A. Ellefson, 51, Spring Valley, died as result of injuries suffered early Sunday in a single-vehicle mishap at the intersection of Rose Lane and County BB...
news / accidents
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
August 26, 2008
Rural Eau Claire man dies from hornet sting
A rural Eau Claire man has died from an allergic reaction after being stung by a hornet. Tom Ertz, 51, was pounding nails on the porch of his home when he was stung on Saturday. His wife Kathy said he got short of breath and fell to his knees. She ran to get a kit to keep his allergy...
August 26, 2008 - 12:00am
August 25, 2008
Hammond woman sentenced in fatal crash
A Hammond woman has been sentenced to jail and a lengthy period of probation on a felony conviction for homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle. Ashley L. Fouks, 20, 1662 100th Ave., was sentenced one year in jail, 15 years' probation, fined $1,023.85 and ordered to pay $11,043.86...
August 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 17, 2008
Marathon County officials: All four who died in crash were in same vehicle
Marathon County authorities say four people killed in a highway crash Monday were all in the same vehicle. They included two sisters, and another brother and sister. Their names had not been released as of last night. The crash happened just before 6:30 a.m. Monday on the four-lane...
June 17, 2008 - 9:00am