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MINNEAPOLIS -- The Golden Gophers play Purdue on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium in the annual Homecoming game. The Gophers have won three in-a-row after beating Northwestern this past weekend...
Many dignitaries were on hand at Wieser Concrete in Maiden Rock Monday as the business held a ground breaking to announce it will expand at that location. According to Wieser officials, the addition will be a 20,000-square foot building, which will increase production efficiencies by allowing the incorporation of existing processes, such as rebar fabrication, utilization of concrete pumping systems and the extension of overhead cranes. Cost of the project will be $1.6 million, which includes building, equipment and utilities.
On September 26, Marge Binkowski was selected as the 2014 Social Worker of the Year by the Wisconsin Nursing Home Social Workers Association. Marge received this honor for exhibiting superior and outstanding dedication to the residents, families, and co-workers with whom she works. The Plum City Care Center staff submitted the following nomination in her honor: “We consider it a great honor to nominate Marge Binkowski for the WNHSWA Social Worker of the Year. Marge has dedicated over 27 years to long-term care; 18 of those years at the Plum City Care Center.
A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a water tanker truck Tuesday afternoon in Washington County, authorities said.
Trempealeau County officials admitted yesterday that they acted against the wrong company for permit violations at a frac-sand mine in Independence.
The state government is taking in fewer tax dollars than a year ago.
A 20-year-old man will spend the rest of his life in prison for strangling a former high school classmate in southeast Wisconsin. Daniel Bartelt of Richfield was sentenced yesterday for the killing of 19-year-old Jessie Blodgett in her bedroom in July of last year. Washington County Circuit Judge Todd Martens refused to set an eligibility date for a supervised release, saying Bartelt is too dangerous to ever be freed. The defendant disagreed and maintained his innocence.
TARRANT COUNTY, Texas -- A hearing to decide if the judge presiding over the Adrian Peterson child abuse case should be removed will now take place next week. The hearing is now set for next Wednesday but will still be held in Tarrant County. The hearing was scheduled after Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon issued a motion to recuse Judge Kelly Case. Ligon accuses the judge of calling the attorney's involved in the case "media whores" and colluding with Peterson's lawyer Rusty Hardin.
The Milwaukee Bucks lost their third straight exhibition game last night, 106-to-100 at Cleveland.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings are preparing for their matchup with the Bills on Sunday in Buffalo. The Vikes were off yesterday and will hit the practice field...