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Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Every Hand Joined helps the school year start with a spark
DNR asks hunters to pass on radio-collared research bears
Trump last to make state ballot
crime and courts
Volleyball: Lake City regroups, beats St. Charles in five
Cross-Country: Wingers sweep competition at W-K
Boys Soccer: PIZM sneaks by Cotter in OT
Volleyball: Bombers go the distance, knock off Albany
Volleyball: No. 1 K-W victorious in opener
Vikings honor Russ Marshall
Goodhue County farmers at last can call Princess Kay of the Milky Way their own
Helmets prevent severe head injuries
Chamber Golf Tourney gets a rock n' roll beat
Goodhue native crowned Princess Kay of the Milky Way
arts and entertainment
The Lending Connection, Inc. vfs Sermania
James Albert Weber, age 79 of Cannon Falls, MN died at home on Friday, August 26, 2016 with his family at his side following a six year battle with cancer. He was born on September 2, 1936 in Minneapolis, MN. He attended school in Fletcher, MN, and lat
Norbert "Nub" Deiss, 89
James A. Weber, 79
Mary C. Lewis, 75
Donna M. Johnson, 83
Young citizens use contest to express views
Editorial: States taxes bubbling up
Commentary: Taxpayers funded lifesaving drug and guess what happened next
Letter: Kiwanis makes trademark baskets bloom
Editorial: State frozen in political dysfunction
Real Estate Showcase
August 2, 2013
Pierce County to hold courthouse security drill
The Pierce County Sheriff's Department will hold a training session from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday Aug. 12 that will simulate a courthouse shooting. Sheriff Nancy Hove said the practice will be a test the department's response on building security and gauge how area ambulances would respond....
August 2, 2013 - 12:47pm
August 1, 2013
Ross murder defendant loses appeal
A Wisconsin court of appeals has denied a Welch man who was convicted of first-degree premeditated homicide the right to a new trial based on new evidence. A District III court of appeals handed down the decision to Jeffrey Daniel Burr, 27, Tuesday. Burr was convicted Feb. 20, 2002,...
News/crime and courts
August 1, 2013 - 9:37am
July 29, 2013
Read 'em and ride
The Great River Road Scenic Byway is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. A yearlong jubilation is taking in communities directly on...
July 29, 2013 - 12:07pm
Head-on crash sends Maiden Rock man to Regions
A Maiden Rock man was listed in fair condition Monday morning at Regions Hospital in St. Paul about 12 hours after his Dodge Neon struck another Neon head-on while driving a Town of Maiden Rock road Sunday evening. Robert Parris, 33, was airlifted from the scene while the other driver,...
July 29, 2013 - 8:14am
July 26, 2013
Governor pay gaps close in area states
North Dakota Gov. Art Link earned a salary of just $27,500 in 1980, the country's lowest pay for a governor. Minnesota Gov. Al Quie was paid...
July 26, 2013 - 3:47pm
July 23, 2013
Two injured in Pierce County crash
A Maiden Rock woman and Ellsworth man were injured in a one-vehicle crash in Trenton Township on Tuesday morning, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department reported.
July 23, 2013 - 3:22pm
July 19, 2013
Toddler's body found in car's trunk
CENTURIA, Wis. - A 2-year-old Wisconsin boy missing since Tuesday night has been found dead in the trunk of a car. Polk County Sheriff Peter...
July 19, 2013 - 3:12pm
July 18, 2013
Book Report: Ya betcha, Wisconsinites are distinctive
Wisconsin Talk and Inferno discussed by Dave Wood, past vice-president of the National Book Critics Circle and former book review editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune
Life/arts and entertainment
July 18, 2013 - 8:39am
July 16, 2013
Country, color and chickens combine
Their art is among most recognizable in the area: Think funky, retro and whimsical -- dogs in cars and roosters driving go carts. The creators...
Life/arts and entertainment
July 16, 2013 - 2:46pm
July 11, 2013
Stockholm Art Fair turns 40
The annual Stockholm Art Fair happens 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday July 20 at the Village Park in Stockholm, nestled next to Lake Pepin. The event...
Life/arts and entertainment
July 11, 2013 - 10:57am
June 25, 2013
New Wisconsin budget: 'historic' or risky?
Local lawmakers' response to the Wisconsin Legislature's adoption of a new biennial budget seems subdued with the area's lone Democratic representative hoping that the governor will veto parts. On a vote of 55-42, the Assembly passed the budget in short order last Wednesday after...
June 25, 2013 - 3:52pm
June 18, 2013
Wolf population drops slightly
HAYWARD, Wis. -- After Wisconsin's inaugural season of wolf hunting and trapping last fall, the state's wolf population has declined only slightly, according to the Department of Natural Resources. The 2013 Wisconsin wolf count indicates there are a minimum of 809 to 834 wolves in...
June 18, 2013 - 9:00pm
June 15, 2013
Exhibit will cruise the Great River Road
Calling all art-lovers, classic car buffs and Great River Road enthusiasts. Celebrate travel and nostalgia of the open road. The Great River...
arts and entertainment/Life
June 15, 2013 - 12:00am
June 2, 2013
St. Paul man injured in crash
A 61-year-old St. Paul man was injured Sunday evening when he was ejected from his motorcycle, Pierce County Sheriff's Department reported. Gerald A. Gabrielson was northbound on Highway 35 when he lost control going around a curve in Oak Grove Township. Gabrielson was transported...
June 2, 2013 - 7:00am
June 1, 2013
Two injured in Pierce County motorcycle crash
Two people sustained injuries after being ejected from a motorcycle Sunday evening, Pierce County Sheriff's Department reported. Jacob Adelmann, 29, Dundas, Minn., was driving the cycle northbound on Highway 35 in Oak Grove Township just before 6 p.m. He was driving too fast, the...
June 1, 2013 - 12:00am