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Fun Fest was no fun for Millers
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2016-17 high school second semester honor roll
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April 24, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Search continues for man missing on St. Croix River and more
BAYPORT, Minn. — A search continues for a missing man who was on a boat that crashed on the St. Croix River. Sheriff's deputies were called...
April 24, 2017 - 9:02am
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
January 13, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Minn. man charged in UW-Stout student's death; temps plunge to minus-26 in state; 8 more state news stories
MENOMONIE — Dunn County prosecutors filed murder charges against a Minnesota man suspected in the death of a Saudi Arabian man studying at UW-Stout. UW-Stout Chancellor Bob Meyer confirmed Friday in a news release that Minneapolis resident Cullen M. Osburn was charged with murder...
January 13, 2017 - 11:09am
January 3, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: State biz leaders warm to Trump presidency; UW-Stout makes breakthrough honeybee discovery; 10 more state news stories
MADISON — Almost eight of every 10 leaders of Wisconsin businesses say a Donald Trump presidency will be good for commerce. That's according to a survey of 270 state business leaders, commissioned by the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce. The state's largest business group says...
January 3, 2017 - 12:16pm
December 8, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: No charges yet in Saudi student's death; top Senate Dem tells GOP to solve own road problems; 8 more state news stories
MENOMONIE -- It's been more than five weeks since a UW-Stout student from Saudi Arabia was killed in downtown Menomonie. Dunn County District...
December 8, 2016 - 10:17am
November 18, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Attendance overwhelms food supply at Stout memorial dinner; fatal Dunn County crash victim ID'd; 9 more state news stories
MENOMONIE -- Up to 1,000 people attended a memorial dinner to honor UW-Stout student Hussain Ahlnadi from Saudi Arabia, who was killed almost three weeks ago. WQOW-TV says about 50 students spent two days cooking a traditional Saudi meal that included chicken, lamb, and rice -- but...
November 18, 2016 - 8:01am
November 15, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Two questioned in connection with Stout student's death; state to challenge Dassey's release order; 8 more state news stories
MENOMONIE – Police in Menomonie said they have identified and are questioning two women in connection with the death of UW-Stout student Hussain Ahnahdi. The women, who were not identified in a Tuesday news release by Menomonie police, were being interviewed “to determine what...
November 15, 2016 - 2:33pm
November 3, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State poll shows Clinton with 6 point lead; reward up to $20K in Menomonie homicide case; 9 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Donald Trump's support has grown a little among his fellow Republican voters in Wisconsin. But a new Marquette Law School poll still shows that one of every five GOP voters do not plan to choose their party's nominee for president on Tuesday. That's opposed to one of...
November 3, 2016 - 8:43am
July 7, 2016
29th Assembly District race: Ard, Knaack to face off on WPR
Democratic candidates running for the 29th District Assembly Seat will be featured on Wisconsin Public Radio’s The West Side Monday, July 18,...
July 7, 2016 - 1:31pm
June 22, 2015
Woman killed, man injured when vintage camping rig crashes
MENOMONIE -- An elderly Baraboo woman died Sunday afternoon after a vintage Studebaker pickup and camper she was traveling in ran off I-94 and...
June 22, 2015 - 8:45am
September 18, 2009
Algae in lakes near Menomonie causes health concerns
Folks in western Wisconsin have health concerns, as two lakes near Menomonie have their worst blue-green algae in years. The state's health agency says people have mostly complained about sore throats and watery eyes from the stench on lakes Tainter and Menomin. Carol Hake, who...
September 18, 2009 - 9:00am
Accused shooter of three brothers dies in Eau Claire hospital
The death toll has risen to four in western Wisconsin. Menomonie police report the man accused of killing three brothers at a birthday party has died. Geu Tou Vang died Monday morning at Luther Midelfort Hospital in Eau Claire. Investigators say the 23-year-old man from St. Paul...
August 18, 2009 - 9:00am
February 19, 2009
Busy weekend gets Tigers ready for playoffs
Three road games in three days should have the New Richmond boys hockey team prepared for anything it sees in the WIAA tournament season. The Tigers begin 2009 tournament play this Thursday when they play at 7 p.m. in Menomonie. The Tigers are the fifth seed in this sectional bracket...
February 19, 2009 - 9:43pm
Forensics team grabs second at tournament
On Saturday, Feb. 14, the New Richmond High School forensic team placed second in its first big test of the season in a competitive 11-team tournament held at Menomonie High School, being edged out by only the tournament host, Menonomonie. Twenty-four students participated for the...
February 19, 2009 - 9:02pm