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The wood products industry in northern Wisconsin needs more rail service to ship its goods, at a time when railroads have been pulling out of the region.
An outspoken Minneapolis activist has been arrested after police say he got into an altercation with an officer.
The Milwaukee Brewers still have a two-game division lead, after splitting four with the New York Mets.
MANKATO, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings announced last night that Kyle Rudolph has signed a contract extension with the club. The contract is a reported five year, $36 million deal. Rudolph caught 9 touchdown passes in 2012, the 2nd most in Vikings history and the 2nd most in the NFL by a tight end that season. In 39 career games he has scored 15 touchdowns, ranking 5th in Vikings history for tight ends. A 2nd-round pick (#43 overall) in 2011, Rudolph caught 30 passes for 313 yards and 3 touchdowns in 2013.
How can broadband service be made available in rural Pierce County?
Phillips Eye Institute, part of Allina Health, will bring its Kirby Puckett Eye Mobile to Ellsworth for the Pierce County Fair. Free vision screening for kids and adults will be provided on Thursday, Aug. 7, from noon to 6 p.m. The Eye Mobile is the first and only mobile eye clinic in the region. With two fully-equipped exam rooms on board, it’s like an eye doctor’s office on wheels. It is owned, operated and staffed by Phillips Eye Institute. "Poor vision is a roadblock to student learning.
The longtime finance director for a youth sports organization has been charged with five counts of felony theft for allegedly stealing $113,532 from the Rosemount Area Athletic Association between 2011 and 2013.
Wisconsin had another record cranberry crop last year. Recent figures from the U-S-D-A show that the Badger State produced just over six-million barrels -- a 25-percent increase from 2012. About 21-thousand acres of cranberries were harvested statewide a year ago, 400 more than the previous year. The state provided 67-percent of the nation's total production. Massachusetts was a distant second with one-point-eight million barrels.
Milwaukee Police have arrested a 39-year-old man who got into a gunfight while driving a van carrying seven children and their mother.
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