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MINNEAPOLIS -- Protests designed to get the Washington Redskins to change their name continue to get bigger. More than 32-hundred people were outside the University of Minnesota stadium yesterday before kickoff of the game between Washington and the Minnesota Vikings. Similar rallies were held outside the Metrodome last year calling for the team to change its mascot. Owner Dan Snyder has said he will not change the team's name and denies it is a racial s
The N-F-L has moved the start of the Packers' November 16th home game with Philadelphia to 3:25. It was originally scheduled for a noon start -- but Minnesota's game at Chicago will be moved to the noon slot in two weeks. It's all a part of the N-F-L's new "cross-flex" scheduling plan. ______________ The Wisconsin football team moved back into the A-P Top-25 with their 37-nothing win at Rutgers. The Badgers are 25th in the national media poll released yesterday.
The Prescott Area Fire and EMS Association announced Thursday its plan to consolidate the Prescott Ambulance Service with River Falls Emergency Medical Services (EMS) beginning January 1, 2015.
The ninth annual Wine and Wishes fundraiser for St. Francis School will be held 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the St. Francis Parish Hall in Ellsworth.
Since 2011 Bridge Community Employment out of Hudson has worked to assist individuals with disabilities find employment in their communities.
Students in grades K-6 at St. Joseph Parish School in Prescott took a bite out of a Wisconsin Apple on Friday, October 24 to show their support for National Farm to School Month.
The coldest night of the season will not make Halloween trick-or-treaters happy. The National Weather Service says wind-chill factors will drop into the teens in some places today, with gusts of up to 45-miles-an-hour. Actual temperatures will fall to the teens-and-20's tonight. Meanwhile, ghosts-and-goblins in northern Wisconsin will have to trudge through snow-and-slush. Four-and-a-half inches of the white stuff were on the ground at Lake Tomahawk this morning, and at Gile in Iron County near Lake Superior.
A federal appeals court heard arguments yesterday on the state's request to restore a Kenosha man's murder conviction for poisoning his wife with anti-freeze.
Governor Mark Dayton, Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, and Congressman Rick Nolan are calling on the chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to bring together representatives of utilities and railroads to discuss problems with coal delivery. The four warn that unreliable rail shipments of coal to electric utilities could push up rates for consumers.
The Milwaukee Bucks have until 11 o'clock tonight to either sign starting point guard Brandon Knight, or let him become a restricted free agent next summer.