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UPDATE: Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65
Wisconsin statewide news roundup - Aug. 26
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Fire destroys town of St. Joseph trailer home
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Friday's Results: New Richmond football loses battle of big plays, 52-40
Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
New Richmond football renews rivalry with Rice Lake on Friday
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
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
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Village of Somerset - Ordinance A-634
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Squaw Lake Rehabilitation & Mgmt District Annual Meeting Notice
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May 4, 2015
UPDATED: Baldwin woman among 4 killed in weekend 'cycle crashes; fifth Barron Co. turkey flock struck by avian flu; 9 more Wisconsin stories
A sunny weekend turned tragic for at least four Wisconsin motorcyclists who were killed in various crashes. Three of the reported deaths occurred in the northwest quarter of the state. In Polk County, officials said Susan Dewaele, 45, of Baldwin was a passenger on a motorcycle that...
May 4, 2015 - 4:25pm
April 30, 2015
Abrahamson bumped from leadership chair by conservative Roggensack; dead waterfowl unrelated to avian flu outbreak say Iowa officials; 11 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Supreme Court's conservative majority replaced Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson with one of their own Wednesday. Pat Roggensack received four votes in an e-mail ballot, on the same day that election officials certified results of the statewide referendum...
April 30, 2015 - 8:46am
April 29, 2015
Amended 70 mph freeway speed rule advances; CUB fights to keep funding; girls BB coach sought on sex charges flees; 10 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Senate's Transportation Committee is expected to vote Thursday on a compromise bill to raise the speed limit to 70 mph on freeways with traditional on- and off ramps. The Assembly voted 76- to 22 last month to raise the state's top speed limit from 65- to...
April 29, 2015 - 9:01am
UPDATE: Driver dead after milk truck collision ID'd as 20-year-old Cumberland woman
A 20-year-old woman from Cumberland has been identified as the victim of a Tuesday morning accident involving a milk truck in Barron County. Stephanie...
April 29, 2015 - 8:59am
April 28, 2015
Healthy Homes and Garden Gig at Badlands May 16
St. Croix County HCE (Home Community Education) is hosting their second HEALTHY HOMES AND GARDENS GIG on Saturday, May 16, at the Badlands Sno-park...
April 28, 2015 - 12:33pm
April 27, 2015
Lawmaker again presses for tougher first-time OWI penalties; field work in high-gear this week; 10 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- A Wisconsin lawmaker will try again to approve a major crackdown on drunk driving. Assembly Republican Jim Ott of Mequon says he'll introduce seven bills -- including one that forces first-time Operating While Intoxicated offenders to appear in court. Other lawmakers...
April 27, 2015 - 9:20am
April 24, 2015
Second Barron Co. flock stricken by bird flu, some exports suspended; taxpayers won't be funding Walker's travels; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- State agricultural officials said Thursday that a flock of 90,000 turkeys in Barron County will be destroyed following the detection of H5 avian influenza. This is the sixth case in Wisconsin and the second in Barron County. While lethal to domestic poultry, the strain...
April 24, 2015 - 9:22am
April 23, 2015
Ex-con nabbed in 'Dells casino after 10-month flight; majority of Wisconsinites don't favor Walker presidential run; 9 more state stories
WISCONSIN DELLS -- Eric Hall, the man who allegedly stole an SUV and burglarized two River Falls businesses as part of a multi-county crime spree, has finally been captured. Hall, who has been wanted for numerous crimes throughout Wisconsin since being released from prison last June...
April 23, 2015 - 9:02am
April 22, 2015
Ag group says legal immigration limits could hurt Wisconsin farmers; Joint Finance considers $2 jump for hunting, fishing licenses, not picking up dead deer; 15 more state news briefs
A national agriculture group says Wisconsin farmers could be hurt if new limits on legal immigration are imposed Gov. Scott Walker raised the issue this week. The potential 2016 White House hopeful told interviewer Glenn Beck that “adjustments” will be needed in the legal immigration...
April 22, 2015 - 9:25am
April 21, 2015
Report: More Wisconsinites slipped below poverty line in 2013; gifts pour in for family of man killed in freak van-deer crash; 12 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- More Wisconsinites kept falling into poverty in 2013, despite a modest increase in jobs that year, according to a study being released Tuesday by UW Madison. The seventh annual Wisconsin Poverty Measure showed that 10.9 percent of state residents lived in poverty in 2013,...
April 21, 2015 - 9:19am
April 20, 2015
Bird flu outbreak prompts ban on some area poultry transport; UW-RF ice cream, Ellsworth curds touted by trade group in China; 9 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- Officials have ordered a ban on the moving of poultry in three Wisconsin counties where chickens and turkeys have been struck by the bird flu. State Veterinarian Paul McGraw announced the ban late Friday to prohibit moving poultry to shows, exhibitions, and swap meets...
April 20, 2015 - 9:40am
April 17, 2015
Joint Finance takes up Ed. Approval Board issue; Crooks rips Abrahamson, may seek Chief Justice post; 10 more Wisconsin stories
MADISON -- A committee that's re-writing Gov. Scott Walker's proposed state budget was to resume work Friday. The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee will decide whether a 71-year-old board that regulates for-profit colleges should be disbanded. Walker wants to eliminate the Educational...
April 17, 2015 - 9:27am
April 3, 2015
Fox poll has Walker leading Republican presidential field; Daley declines comment on daughter's warrant; 11 more Wisconsin stories
NEW YORK -- A Fox News poll has a new leader in the Republican presidential field -- Gov. Scott Walker. He has the support of 15 percent of those who identified themselves as GOP primary or caucus voters. Ex-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is second at 12 percent. Retired neuro-surgeon Ben...
April 3, 2015 - 9:09am
March 31, 2015
BNSF pledges more inspections, slower speeds through cities; Mondovi fire-rescuer named Carnegie recipient; 11 more Wisconsin stories
The Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad said it's taking additional safety measures to prevent derailments of crude oil trains. The company reported Monday it would increase its track inspections near waterways, and slow down its oil shipments to 35 miles per hour in places with...
March 31, 2015 - 9:04am
March 25, 2015
Robbery, car-jacking ends in death for state trooper, motorist, alleged thief; Menomonie mourns teacher's death; 14 more Wisconsin stories
FOND DU LAC -- State investigators are looking into a deadly series of crimes that ended in an exchange of gunfire in Fond du Lac, where a state trooper and a bank robbery suspect died. A carjacked motorist was also killed, and officials are trying to determine if a second bank...
March 25, 2015 - 9:02am