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A captain with the Milwaukee County (Wis.) Sheriff’s Office was arrested on a drunken driving charge Sunday by Red Wing police after reportedly showing her badge and asking to be let go as a “professional courtesy,” authorities said.
A year-long moratorium on new frac-sand mines is about to end in Trempealeau County in far western Wisconsin.
A newlywed from Sheboygan is accused of beating his wife twice on their wedding night. Twenty-six year old Jeffrey Schuette pleaded innocent this week to two misdemeanor counts of domestic abuse-battery. A 500-dollar bond was ordered, and a tentative trial date is set for October 8th. Prosecutors said Schuette insisted on driving his 22-year-old bride to a hotel even though he was intoxicated. She reportedly said no and got a ride from somebody else.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Hennepin and Ramsey counties in the Twin Cities have been added to the list of counties on President Obama's federal disaser declaration, prompted by severe storms and flooding in June and July. 37 counties in Minnesota plus three tribal governments can now apply for assistance to repair damaged public infrastructure. Officials have been holding briefings all week for local governments in northern Minnesota. They're in Wadena County this morning (830am) and in Long Prairie this afternoon (1pm), after meetings earlier this week with the Red Lake Tr
The National League Central could become a two-team race soon, if the Milwaukee Brewers can sweep third-place Pittsburgh for three games starting tonight at Miller Park. The Brewers have a...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota star Maya Moore dropped in a game-high 26 points as the Lynx knocked off the San Antonio Stars 88-84 in Game One of their WNBA Western Conference...
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office has participated in many statewide enforcement efforts over the years to reduce the number of preventable traffic deaths to zero in Wisconsin. Through Monday, Sept. 1, the sheriff’s patrol deputies will join hundreds of other law enforcement agencies throughout the state in an initiative called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.” Efforts to combat impaired driving in Wisconsin through effective enforcement and education are showing positive results.
The Prescott School District will host its 12th annual Fun Run/Walk Saturday, Sept. 6, during Prescott Daze.
Winners from the Ellsworth Fire Department Community Parade Aug. 10 have been announced.
Wisconsin has confirmed its first human case of the West Nile virus for this summer. State health officials said yesterday the mosquito-borne virus infected a resident of Ashland County. No other details were disclosed, including the person's current condition. The first confirmed case comes about a month later than a year ago. State epidemiologist Diep Hoang Johnson says a relatively cool summer has kept mosquito populations down. Last year, the Badger State had 16 confirmed West Nile cases and five probable ones, with two deaths.