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Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 24
Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
crime and courts
New Richmond, St. Croix Central football teams win handily, Somerset edged out
2016 Preview: New Richmond football can't live off 2015 successes
2016 Preview: St. Croix Central football made quick adjustment to MBC
2016 Preview: Somerset football faces one of the toughest schedules in the state
2016 Preview: New Richmond golfers start season with an edge in MBC
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
Phillips-Medisize partners with college students and new graduates
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
Photo slide show: Kruschke family hosts Farm City Day in New Richmond
VIDEO: Sights and sounds from Hammond Heartland Days community dinner
arts and entertainment
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-634
Village of Somrset - Ordinance A-635
Squaw Lake Rehabilitation & Mgmt District Annual Meeting Notice
Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-633Z
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Joel E. Branjord, 52
Jennell Bond, 30
Greg H. Brinkman, 69
Patrick Howard Driscoll, 61
Today’s political scene filled with snake oil salesmen
Letters to the Editor: Aug. 18, 2016
Our View: Both presidential candidates ducking the press
A fine line: November's election is important
Primary is over, election gets rolling
Real Estate Showcase
October 10, 2013
Foundation concedes it undervalued state’s business climate ranking; Regents consider policy to limit money kept in reserve; 10 more state news briefs
The Tax Foundation has admitted that it gave Wisconsin too low of a rating for its business tax climate. The group that brought you Tax Freedom Day reported Wednesday morning that Wisconsin ranked 43rd for its business tax friendliness -- down one place from a year ago. State...
October 10, 2013 - 9:25am
October 9, 2013
Carol controversy may change sounds of Christmas; landlord rights bill nears passage; plus 12 more state stories
WAUSAU -- The Wausau School Board will meet in a closed session tomorrow evening to decide how it would react to a possible lawsuit over limiting Christmas music by school choral groups. After that, the Board will meet in public to talk about an issue that's gotten national attention....
October 9, 2013 - 8:39am
September 30, 2013
Renewal of Minn/Wis tax reciprocity unlikely this year; 70 mph being considered again; more state briefs
ST. PAUL -- Tax credits appear to be the sticking point, as Wisconsin and Minnesota reach a deadline of Tuesday to bring back their long-time...
September 30, 2013 - 9:19am
Rain, hail, trees fall in northern Wisconsin; Capitol protestors move sing-along outdoors; more state news briefs
More heavy thunderstorms rumbled through northern Wisconsin late Thursday and last night. The National Weather Service said lightning struck an electric regulator in Manitowish Waters, and it started a house on fire. Trees fell in Shawano, Lincoln and Marathon counties. Around four...
News/crime and courts
August 30, 2013 - 10:33am
August 28, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Giant apple pie to join 150-foot brat
From the Forum News Service North Dakota Man found dead after tractor fire near Minto MINTO, N.D. -- A 79-year-old Walsh County man was found dead Monday evening after authorities responded to a report of a tractor fire near Minto. The fire was reported at 6:55...
August 28, 2013 - 9:21am
August 27, 2013
Petition-signers urge hands-off FMLA; heavy storms pummel South Shore; 11 more state stories
MADISON -- Petitions with over 1,200 signatures were presented Monday, urging Wisconsin’s largest business group not to try and repeal the state’s Family Medical Leave Act. The law gives employees the right to be away from their jobs for up to six consecutive weeks to tend to...
August 27, 2013 - 8:27am
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Teen fights off wolf attack
From the Forum News Service South Dakota Man pleads not guilty in double-fatal crash LAKE ANDES, S.D. -- A Lake Andes man charged with killing two U.S. Fish & Wildlife employees while he was driving drunk pleaded not guilty Monday. Ronald Fischer Jr., 29, faces...
August 27, 2013 - 6:33am
August 26, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: 5-year-old crushed after falling from bucket of loader
From the Forum News Service Minnesota 5-year-old crushed after falling from bucket of loader CANNON FALLS, Minn. -- A 5-year-old boy died Thursday evening when he was crushed by a skid-steer loader, the Goodhue County Sheriff's Office reported. Matthew Mallett...
August 26, 2013 - 7:40am
August 23, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Missing man found dead at site of motorcycle crash
From the Forum News Service Minnesota DNR issues warning about fire danger PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued a warning about areas of the state that are prone to fire due to a lack of rain. With precipitation over the...
August 23, 2013 - 9:18am
August 21, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Man rescued after canoe overturns
From the Forum News Service Minnesota Man rescued after canoe overturns LITCHFIELD, Minn. – A canoeist was rescued Tuesday night in west-central Minnesota after his canoe tipped and he walked through thick woods and a cornfield. Robert Tiwari, 45, of New Prague,...
August 21, 2013 - 8:10pm
August 19, 2013
Conflict claim pending against official as Trempealeau board mulls frac sand moratorium; hearing set on expanded crossbow use; 10 more state stories
WHITEHALL -- A special prosecutor plans to decide in a few weeks whether to file ethics charges against a county supervisor in western Wisconsin over a frac-sand mining proposal. Trempealeau County Board Member David Suchla is accused of using his office to try and help his own business...
August 19, 2013 - 9:14am
August 17, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Truck carrying ammonium nitrate rolls over
Credit Forum News Service Minnesota Truck carrying ammonium nitrate rolls over HIBBING, Minn. -- A tanker truck carrying more than 20 tons of ammonium nitrate rolled over Friday morning as it was turning into Hibbing Taconite. None of the ammonium nitrate spilled...
August 17, 2013 - 7:57pm
August 15, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Trial set for December in Superior homicide
Credit Forum News Service Minnesota No public safety issue in Clarkfield shooting incident CLARKFIELD, Minn. -- Yellow Medicine County sheriff's officials are working with agencies from several jurisdictions, including South Dakota, in an investigation of an incident...
August 15, 2013 - 8:57am
August 14, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Two rescued after sailboat capsizes on Lake Superior
From the Forum News Service Minnesota Handgun fired during law enforcement interview; no one hurt CLARKFIELD, Minn. -- A handgun was fired in a struggle with law enforcement during an interview Tuesday at a home in Clarkfield, authorities said. No one was injured,...
August 14, 2013 - 8:20am
August 13, 2013
West Nile cases expected to crop up soon; DNR mulls elk herd expansion, 10 more state stories
West Nile cases expected to surface soon; MILWAUKEE -- A health official expects the Milwaukee area to start getting human cases of the West Nile Virus in the next week or two. Paul Biedrzycki of the Milwaukee Health Department says the probability of human cases has just gone up,...
August 13, 2013 - 8:39am