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MINNEAPOLIS -- A Minnesota lawmaker will join airport workers in a Friday protest of low wages and a lack of benefits offered by Delta Airlines and Delta sub-contractor Air Serv. Representative Keith Ellison says the employees will share their struggles of surviving on the low wages and highlight why they are fighting for $15 an hour and union rights. The airport workers are supported by 15 Now and SEIU Local 26. Ellison says the protest will cap a week of action that has included strikes by fast food workers, Walmart associates, and retail janitors. T
Fourth-ranked Duke handed Number-two Wisconsin its first loss of the season last night, 80-to-70 in Madison as part of the Big Ten-A-C-C men's basketball challenge.
The Ellsworth Funsters will be hosting Santa Claus at the American Legion in Ellsworth from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6.
A Cumberland woman was arrested for her eighth OWI Monday afternoon following a multi-vehicle accident in the city of Cumberland. The Wisconsin State Patrol reports, Anita West, 68, was driving her car northbound on 8th Ave., around 4:56 pm., when she turned into the driver's side of a marked Cumberland Police Department squad car traveling southbound on 8th Ave. There were no passengers in either vehicle. A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper and a Barron County sheriff's deputy responded to the scene.
“It’s the holidays,” the Buffalo County man told me. “It’s time to enjoy all we have here.”
After some big snowstorms last month, you'd assume that snowmobile trails are wide open in northern Wisconsin -- and you'd be wrong.
A northern Wisconsin man is expected to die in prison for killing his parents a year ago this Sunday.
NEW YORK -- NFL executive vice president Troy Vincent is being asked to testify in the appeal hearing of suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Vincent was not on the witness list at Tuesday's hearing, but ProFootballTalk.com reports appeals officer Harold Henderson has ruled Vincent must testify, possibly as early as Thursday. Peterson did not testify Tuesday either, but the Players Association submitted an audio tape of conversations between Peterson and Vincent in which Vincent allegedly tells Peterson he would get credit for time served while susp
The Milwaukee Bucks blew an eleven-point third-quarter lead in losing at Cleveland last night, 111-to-108.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Torii Hunter is returning to where it all started. MLB.com reports the Minnesota Twins have signed the veteran outfielder to a one-year, 10.5-million-dollar contract. The deal is pending a physical. Hunter was drafted by the Twins in the first round in 1993 and he spent his first 11 seasons in Minnesota. He won seven Gold Glove Awards and made two All-Star appearances with the Twins, hitting .271 with 192 home runs, 259 doubles and 126 stolen bases in 1,234 games. Hunter then played five years with the Angels before spending the last two