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Eight Wisconsin schools were named yesterday as National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U-S Education Department. The program recognizes both public-and-private schools with exemplary academic performance, and those which make big improvements in closing achievement gaps among race-and-ethnic groups. All eight Wisconsin Blue Ribbon winners are public schools. Cedarburg was the state's only high school to be honored, and Ozaukee the only middle school.
Police in Superior will say more today about the apparent murder of a man last evening.
BURNSVILLE, Minn. -- A Burnsville coach is facing multiple charges after police say they found two missing teenage girls at his home. The two girls from Andover met with Casey Lee Chinn online before he picked them up and took them to his home Monday night. Police say they found the two girls yesterday with the use of social media and text conversations.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is hopeful that he'll be able to start and play in tomorrow's Thursday Night Football game against the rival Green Bay...
Former Milwaukee Brewers' manager Ned Yost has finally tasted playoff success in Kansas City.
Pranks during homecoming week, whether at the high school or collegiate level are widely known.
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday. The Twins finished this past season 70-92, marking the organization's fourth straight season of at least 90 losses. Gardenhire...
Five boys face possible juvenile court action for a series of vandalism incidents in Manitowoc -- including a fire at a train-yard where damage estimates could reach 100-thousand dollars.
A Cottage Grove man who admitted to police that he assaulted his infant daughter is charged with second-degree murder in connection with her death earlier this year.
Both candidates for Wisconsin governor will appear with national figures today. Republican incumbent Scott Walker has a late morning rally scheduled in Hudson with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie -- while Democrat Mary Burke has an afternoon event planned in Milwaukee with First Lady Michelle Obama. Both Christie and Walker are mentioned as possible G-O-P presidential hopefuls for 2016. They'll appear at the Empire Bucket in Hudson. Burke and Michelle Obama will speak to supporters at Milwaukee's downtown convention center.