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Two more deer in Wisconsin have been found to have chronic wasting disease. Both were on private land.
Two Forest County correctional officers were among six people arrested in an undercover drug investigation. A male and a female who work at the jail in Crandon were booked on possible counts related to stolen property. Charges were not filed as of yesterday, and neither has a prior criminal record. Forest County Sheriff John Dennee reportedly learned a few months ago that one-or-more jail employees might have been taking part in criminal activity. The Brown County Drug Task Force from Green Bay was brought in to investigate, along with state and federal agencies.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minneapolis police are on alert after two woman were assaulted in the same downtown parking ramp. Both assaults happened yesterday within hours of each other at Ramp C on Second Avenue North. Police say a man shoved a woman between two cars in the first incident. In the second, a woman was shoved into a car. The first suspect was scared off by another person getting off on elevator. The suspect in the second case was chase away by witnesses on the scene.
The Milwaukee Bucks will rush into their N-B-A exhibition schedule tonight, when they play the Memphis Grizzlies at the Resch Center in Green Bay.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Top NBA pick Andrew Wiggins scored a game-high 18 points but the Minnesota Timberwolves suffered a 103-90 loss to the Pacers to open the preseason in Indiana. Wiggins was just 4-of-11 from the field but made 8-of-10 free throws. The Kansas product was selected first overall in the NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers, who shipped him to Minnesota in the Kevin Love trade in August. Fellow first round pick Zach LaVine had five points, five rebounds and four assists. Second-year player Gorgui Dieng scored 16 points and a game-high ten rebounds.&n
An interim plan guiding the management of forest resources at Nugget Lake County Park near Plum City is now available for review and comment through Wednesday, Oct. 15.
Two Hudson men killed in a weekend car crash have been identified as Kenneth Bjerkeng and Dylan Dreher, both 22. Investigators said yesterday they were still trying to determine who was driving. Saint Croix County deputies said the car left Highway 12 at Hudson, went into a ditch, hit a traffic sign, broke a utility pole in half, and landed in the parking lot of an office building. Officers said neither victim was wearing a seat-belt. Both died at the scene.
First Lady Michelle Obama returns to Wisconsin today to help round up votes for Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mary Burke. The two will appear at a rally at Madison's downtown Overture Center -- just like they did eight days ago in Milwaukee. In that appearance, Obama tried appealing to younger voters who flocked to the polls to elect the president in 2008 and 2012, but are nowhere to be seen in the mid-term elections. The First Lady noted that Republican Scott Walker won by 62-thousand votes in his 2010 contest -- an average of ten votes in each district.
Wisconsin's photo I-D law for voting was ruled constitutional yesterday by the federal appeals court in Chicago.
MINNEAPOLIS -- A new, detailed report from the "Minneapolis Star-Tribune" says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has led a troublesome life off the field. The report states Peterson was subject to a sexual misconduct investigation in 2011 and has filed multiple misleading tax records through his charity, the All Day Foundation. The report also says Peterson has "at least" six children with six different women. Peterson will appear in a Texas court Wednesday to face charges of child abuse against his four-year-old son. __________________