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Pierce County sheriff's blotter: Man arrested after pursuit

- BEGIN ARTICLE BELOW - DO NOT REMOVE THIS LINE - Man arrested after pursuit with officers An Ellsworth man was arrested after allegedly leading officers on a pursuit in Hager City. The incident, reported at 9:04 p.m. Jan. 9, began when a Pierce County sheriff's deputy attempted to stop a speeder at

PIERCE COUNTY HERALD - 2018-01-18 19:00:01

Baldwin man charged with child porn possession

A Baldwin man remained in jail last week on a $10,000 cash bond after being charged with showing child pornography to a juvenile. A preliminary hearing was held Jan. 9 for Andrew L. Roth, who is charged with two counts of child porn possession and two counts of exposing harmful material to a child.

RIVERTOWNS.NET - 2018-01-18 15:38:13

School board reflects on new school's smooth opening

Ellsworth School District Superintendent Barry Cain was pleased to report on the successes of the new elementary school's opening at the Monday, Jan. 8 school board meeting. "I think our staff as a whole was was quite thrilled on Thursday and Friday when we transitioned back following the winter bre

REPUBLICAN-EAGLE - 2018-01-18 12:00:01

Milwaukee misses cut for Amazon's second headquarters

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee is not among the 20 finalists for Amazon's second headquarters. Amazon on Thursday released a list of the 20 locations that are still in contention for its new $5 billion headquarters. The finalists include Los Angeles, Dallas, Philadelphia, and Midwest cities Chicago an

WEAU-TV 13 - 2018-01-18 17:39:00

Authorities: Fatal Snowmobile Accident In East Bethel Involving Tree

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Authorities say there has been a fatal accident involving a snowmobile and a tree in East Bethel Thursday. Details are limited, but Cdr. Paul Sommer says more information will be released soon. MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Authorities say there has been a fatal accident involving a sn

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-18 10:25:38

Alleged child abuse case in Chetek reaches plea deal

A Chetek woman was put on two years' probation Thursday, Jan. 11, in Barron County Circuit Court, after pleading guilty to a pair of amended misdemeanor charges in connection with a felony child abuse case, Barron County Circuit Court documents said. Jami L. Sonnenberg, 24, pleaded guilty to reduced

CHETEKALERT.COM - 2018-01-17 15:49:00

What's more Minnesotan than throwing a Super Bowl party on a frozen lake?

Let Minneapolis have its fancy Super Bowl parties with Jimmy Fallon, Snoop Dogg and Justin Timberlake. Otter Tail County is going old school. Out in west-central Minnesota, they're throwing what's being billed as the world's largest Super Bowl party on ice. Pelican Bay on Otter Tail Lake will be t

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 11:31:00

Candle believed to have started New Richmond fire that killed 4-year-old

Authorities in western Wisconsin on Wednesday identified the likely cause of a fatal fire and the identity of the child who was found dead in the house. St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson identified the victim as 4-year-old Jacetin L. Campeau, one of at least six people living at the 1745 Margar

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-01-17 23:38:34

Abuse Allegations Against Cal Farley's Boys Ranch

Cal Farley's Boys Ranch An article from "The Guardian" released earlier today reveal allegations of physical and sexual abuse surrounding Cal Farley's Boys Ranch. Some of those allegations are more than 50 years old; made by men who lived at Boy's Ranch in the late 50's. The article names specifi


Cal Farley's Boys Ranch to open first new home in 15 years

Image Courtesy Cal Farley's Boys Ranch Cal Farley's will add a new milestone to its nearly 80-year history on Saturday with a ceremony to dedicate its first new home in 15 years. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. in front of the new home (weather permitting), and will include the testimonies an


Texas Panhandle Lions Club Buys Winter Coats for Kids at Cal Farley's Boys Ranch

AMARILLO, TX - For the 48th year in a row members of the Texas Panhandle Lions club took kids from Cal Farley's Boys Ranch shopping for new winter coats and shoes. The groups met at Sears at Westgate mall Sunday afternoon. Lions Club members raise money throughout the year to buy new winter gear f


Company closing several area Dairy Queens including Clarendon, Dumas and Perryton

The parent company that owns more than two dozen Dairy Queens in the region is blaming the financial effects of Hurricane Harvey and a sluggish oil market for the likely closure of many of its restaurants. Irving-based Vasari LLC outlined its plan to close 29 stores in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma


Boys Ranch Celebrates 25 Years of Being Co-Ed

BOYS RANCH - **PRESS RELEASE** Cal Farley's has marked many milestones since its inception in 1939. On Saturday, October 14, the 78-year-old nonprofit marks another, the 25th anniversary of Boys Ranch as a co-educational environment, with a celebration dinner to recognize the impact girls have had o


Potter County Fire and Rescue in need of new recruits

Potter County Fire and Rescue are working to recruit volunteers. These volunteers would help cover all of Potter County, including the Canadian River Area, Valley de Oro just south of Boys Ranch, and even the Bushland area. Once you go through the application process, new recruits go through a 3-wee


Potter County Fire-Rescue in need of volunteers

Potter County Fire-Rescue is in need of volunteers. These volunteers would help cover all of Potter County, including the Canadian River area, Valley De Oro just south of Boys Ranch, and the Bushland area. After going through the application process, applicants go through a three-week rookie academy


Police and Emergency Vehicles Respond to Alleged Acid Attack in Stratford

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Lawyers support man's lawsuit in wrongful murder conviction

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A dozen former prosecutors have filed a brief with the Illinois Supreme Court supporting a man's efforts to sue three police officers and a town over his wrongful conviction for murder. The (Bloomington) Pantagraph reports that the brief asks the court to grant Alan Beaman's

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-18 19:39:00

Cosmetology school opening in Normal

NORMAL - A cosmetology school is scheduled to open in March at the former location of Lincoln College's cosmetology program. Tricoci University of Beauty Culture is renovating the space at 744 W. Raab Road. Student applications are being accepted but enrollment can't begin until the facilities are c

PANTAGRAPH - 2018-01-18 18:00:00

Twin City residents respond to Uptown Normal development

NORMAL, Ill. - Twin City residents and officials give opinions on Uptown Normal development. Normal city council gave Bush Construction the right to develop their newest project, on the northeast side of Uptown Circle. The idea is still in the works, but some residents are concerned over possible de

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-01-17 23:09:14

Luciano: Illinois law sends illegal pedestrian to driving school

In the eyes of the law, Kathleen is an illegal walker. During a misstep while walking from her doctor's office, the 65-year-old got hit by a car. But that's not her main gripe. In the hospital, a cop wrote her a ticket for straying outside a crosswalk. But that's not her main gripe. This is her main

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-17 21:41:47