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On Nov. 7 Tony Hulbert, 24, Elmwood, was sentenced to 72 months in prison for being a felon in possession of a sawed-off shotgun, according to John Vaudreuil, U. S. attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin.
The Pierce County Tavern League donated $500 to the Tri-Angels Playground on Nov. 7.
A Cumberland man was uninjured after the semi he was driving jack-knifed last week on Highway 63. Michael W. Lyons, 59, was northbound on Hwy. 63 in the town of Martell Nov. 5 when his passenger-side tires caught the east edge of the road where the truck entered the soft shoulder, then the east ditch. He drove through a grove of trees and jack-knifed at the edge of a cornfield.
There were no tricks – just treats – in the Candy Buyback Event. River Falls children (and some adults) turned in 201.4 pounds of their Halloween candy to receive $1.50 per pound for their surplus Twizzlers, peanut butter cups, Tootsie Rolls and more, thanks to event sponsors Main Street Family Dental, River Falls Area Hospital and Vibrant Health Family Clinics. All candy turned in at the event -- held in the lobby of River Falls Area Hospital 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov.
A former Newport City Council member has filed a civil lawsuit against the town’s mayor, alleging violations of the Minnesota Open Meeting Law.
The snow keeps on coming in far northern Wisconsin. Gile in Iron County had 32-point-eight inches from Monday through 10:30 last night. Much of it blew in from Lake Superior. Forecasters say the area could get another inch before it finally ends tonight. The National Weather Service says nearby Vilas County could get another 1-to-3 inches of snow. It started as the remnants of Typhoon Nuri from Alaska last weekend -- and then it became the type of routine lake-effect snow that folks from Superior to Hurley are well-accustomed to.
More than 50 people have been arrested in a heroin sales ring in Milwaukee which is said to be responsible for about a dozen deaths by overdose. District Attorney John Chisholm said yesterday that the suspects are part of a gang called the East Side Mafioso. Milwaukee's drug task force started investigating the group last year, with the help of federal agents. During the operation, they seized eleven guns, eight vehicles, large amounts of heroin and cocaine, and over 21-thousand dollars.
While schoolkids were excited to have a snow day earlier this week, farmers were not as happy because it's keeping them from harvesting the rest of their crops.
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (SportsNetwork.com) - Dwight Howard returned to the court and posted 22 points with 10 rebounds, leading the Houston Rockets in a 113-101 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves in Mexico City. Howard also blocked four shots for the Rockets, who improved to 7-0 this season when the eight-time All-Star is in the lineup. He missed Saturday's 98-87 loss to the Warriors with flu-like symptoms. James Harden overcame a difficult night shooting and an injury scare in the third quarter, finishing with 23 points and 10 assists on 8-of-23 from the floor, and Trevor Ariza added 19.