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Ellsworth 12U softball takes third at state
Plum City loses to Eau Claire Cavaliers at Carson Park
Updated standings in the St. Croix Valley Baseball League (as of 7/25)
Baseball: Plum City Legion wraps up league play Thursday
Volleyball: Welsch, club team place 3rd at nationals
Beldenville Old Car Club hosts 39th annual show
Blank Pages band to perform July 28
Group holds prayer gathering for Prescott police
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
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June 11, 2013
Man injured while helping turtle cross road
EAGLE - A Waukesha County man paid dearly by helping a turtle cross a road. Sheriff's deputies said a school bus avoided hitting the turtle - but the vehicle struck and injured a 70-year-old Eagle man. It happened yesterday on Highway 59 near Eagle. Authorities said the bus driver...
June 11, 2013 - 8:28am
June 5, 2013
Cops can't control turkeys in Moorhead
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Getting chased by wild turkeys was a first for Moorhead Police Sergeant Clint Stephenson when his attempt to clear a flock from a busy traffic route didn't go as planned. Stephenson says the turkeys were standing the middle of a driving lane and people were stopped...
June 5, 2013 - 1:19pm
May 25, 2013
Madison's "Thong-Cape-Scooter Man" perfectly legal
MADISON - The Madison city attorney says the man called "Thong Cape Scooter Man" isn't breaking any laws. The guy in question has been known to ride through Madison on a scooter, dressed only in thong underwear and a cape. There were complaints earlier this month from the staff...
May 25, 2013 - 11:15am
May 16, 2013
TBS to produce show about craziest Packer backer
Get ready, Cheeseheads. The TBS cable network will have a new reality show next season featuring the craziest Green Bay Packer fans. A starting date has not been announced. TBS says "Cheeseheads" is the working title of the program. Potential advertisers are being told, quote, "These...
May 16, 2013 - 8:40am
May 13, 2013
Mayo medical students, volunteers prepare for Zombie Apocalypse
ROCHESTER -- Mayo Medical students and Boy and Girl Scout volunteers experienced first-hand what it may be like if there is a zombie apocalypse. Disaster training helps emergency response crews sharpen their skills in the event of a tragic event, and this year's in Rochester may...
May 13, 2013 - 7:08pm
May 11, 2013
Popping balloons brings out police lockdown to WTC campus
LA CROSSE - Nervous students were evacuated and police officers armed with assault rifles took up defensive positions at Western Technical College Thursday. They had received a 911 call about shots being fired in the Coleman Center on the La Crosse campus. Police rushed inside the...
May 11, 2013 - 1:02pm
May 1, 2013
Man convinces St. Cloud hospital he's Pink Floyd's David Gilmour
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - A Minnesota man checked into a St. Cloud Hospital, claiming to be Pink Floyd singer-guitarist David Gilmour, and even signed autographs for hospital staff. Fifty-three-year-old Phillip Schaeffer of Monticello was treated at St. Cloud Hospital nearly two weeks...
May 1, 2013 - 3:50pm
April 24, 2013
The Obit Bandit steals from homes of the deceased in Wisconsin
WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Wisconsin Rapids police say 32-year old Seth R. Furgasson used newspaper obituary listings to find empty homes to burglarize. Police say they found someone had made several calls to a residence in the town of Howard, apparently to make sure no one was home - then...
April 24, 2013 - 3:46pm
April 18, 2013
Gun safety instructor discharges firearm during class
STILLWATER -- The instructor of a firearm safety class sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources accidentally discharged a weapon before a class in Stillwater last week. Eight people were in the room at the time; the bullet ended up in a wall, and nobody was hurt. Stillwater...
April 18, 2013 - 10:21am
March 26, 2013
La Crosse bride steals rings from wedding reception
LA CROSSE - Here comes the bride - to the police station. A La Crosse area woman is accused of stealing 76 rings from the place where her wedding reception was held on Saturday night. Officers said 58-year-old Connie Sykes of Onalaska was caught on a surveillance video taking a...
March 26, 2013 - 10:26am
March 17, 2013
Computer glitch leads to windfall for Oconomowoc woman
OCONOMOWOC - It was apparently a computer glitch which resulted in a worker at Stein Garden Center in the City of Oconomowoc getting 10 times the pay she was owed. Forty-seven year old Lynda G. Johnson was paid at a rate of $88.25 cents an hour, instead of the $8.25 she was supposed...
March 17, 2013 - 11:57am
March 9, 2013
Returned printer reveals counterfit C-notes
LAKE HALLIE - Police say a printer a 37-year old West Bend man tried to return to a Walmart store contained a sheet of paper with two photocopied $100 bills. Lake Hallie police say they found three more fake 100 dollar bills when they arrested the suspect. He was also wanted on...
March 9, 2013 - 12:58pm
March 4, 2013
Man pleads guilty for beaning sister with can of chili beans
CARLTON, Minn. -- A Cloquet man has pleaded guilty to assault charges for throwing a can of chili beans at his sister. Kenneth Merle Perry, Jr., 26, was initially charged with second- and third-degree assault - both felony charges - as well as gross misdemeanor domestic assault...
March 4, 2013 - 9:11am
March 1, 2013
Woman give all greasy details of 'Weenie Gate' to the USA Today
CEDARBURG -- A woman who claimed to steal one of the costumes of the Milwaukee Brewers' famous racing sausages has given all the greasy details to USA Today. The Italian sausage Guido was returned Wednesday night to a bar in Cedarburg, after it stolen February 16th from a festival...
March 1, 2013 - 9:01am
February 28, 2013
Guido, the racing Italian sausage, returns after being stolen 12 days ago
Guido is back. The seven-foot costume of the famous Italian racing sausage was stolen from a festival in Cedarburg 12 days ago. Last night around eight, two men plopped the costume onto a bar at T-J Ryan's in Cedarburg. They then fled quickly, and bartender Jen Mahony called police....
February 28, 2013 - 10:22am