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Wardens polish airboat skills in prep of spring flood season

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Joanne M. Haas
Wisconsin Bureau of Law Enforcement
It’s like a hockey puck on steroids.
It demands keen eye-hand coordination, a healthy load of guts and a sprinkling of good luck. This rocket launcher of the boating world goes where no other…continue reading on rivertowns.net

Wardens polish airboat skills in prep of spring flood season

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Joanne M. Haas
Wisconsin Bureau of Law Enforcement
It’s like a hockey puck on steroids.
It demands keen eye-hand coordination, a healthy load of guts and a sprinkling of good luck. This rocket launcher of the boating world goes where no other…continue reading on rivertowns.net

Renville County communities open doors to 134 stranded motorists

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

OLIVIA, Minn. — Communities in Renville County hosted 134 motorists stranded by Thursday night’s winter storm after motel rooms had filled.
The National Guard Armory in Olivia put cots out for 57 of the stranded motorists, while other communitie…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Renville County communities open doors to 134 stranded motorists

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

OLIVIA, Minn. — Communities in Renville County hosted 134 motorists stranded by Thursday night’s winter storm after motel rooms had filled.
The National Guard Armory in Olivia put cots out for 57 of the stranded motorists, while other communitie…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sen. Kathleen Vinehout likes Tennessee guv’s plan to offer free two-year and technical college tuition

February 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Sen. Kathleen Vinehout
“So, what’s the best jobs plan?” The Governor asked his State of the State audience.
“Easy answer: education. If we want to have jobs ready for Tennesseans, we have to make sure that Tennesseans are ready for jobs…continue reading on rivertowns.net

Sen. Kathleen Vinehout likes Tennessee guv’s plan to offer free two-year and technical college tuition

February 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Sen. Kathleen Vinehout
“So, what’s the best jobs plan?” The Governor asked his State of the State audience.
“Easy answer: education. If we want to have jobs ready for Tennesseans, we have to make sure that Tennesseans are ready for jobs…continue reading on rivertowns.net

Doctor acquitted of 14 sex charges; mistrial declared on 2 counts

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

SUPERIOR, Wis. — A Douglas County jury on Thursday acquitted an Eau Claire pediatrician of 14 sexual assault-related felonies, but failed to agree on two other charges.
The partial verdict came after more than 21 hours of deliberation over three d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Doctor acquitted of 14 sex charges; mistrial declared on 2 counts

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

SUPERIOR, Wis. — A Douglas County jury on Thursday acquitted an Eau Claire pediatrician of 14 sexual assault-related felonies, but failed to agree on two other charges.
The partial verdict came after more than 21 hours of deliberation over three d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More oil leaving Superior by rail

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

SUPERIOR, Wis. — It’s just a small piece of the North American oil bonanza pie, but Wisconsin’s only refinery quietly is moving more oil by rail.
In 2012, Calumet Superior LLC built a $10 million train-loading oil terminal across the street fr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter from Sen. Vinehout: Looking back, Looking forward

December 28, 2013 in Pierce County Herald

As we say good-bye to 2012, it’s good to reflect on the old year and the opportunities and challenges in the New Year. Continue Reading