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A Cottage Grove City Council member could face charges after being stopped by police for allegedly speeding over 100 mph on Highway 61 and for suspected impaired driving.
--Ina Murray Maybe this is the reason I was prompted to start a community prayer chain.
Eastern gray tree frogs are common around our place. We see them stuck to the front windows of our house on damp mornings. Their toe pads allow them to cling to vertical surfaces. They make resonant trilling calls on humid days long after their breeding season in the spring. Gray tree frogs are masters of camouflage. They can change color from gray to green with dark mottling, to mostly green on the background color of their habitat.
Nash Gilles was this year’s representative for American Legion Post #365 to Badger Boys State and Alyssa Wieser was the representative for the Legion Auxiliary Unit #365 to Badger Girls State.
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 one-and-a-half game lead over second-place Saint Louis, and they're six games up on the Pirates -- who've lost seven of their last eight. Fourth-place Cincinnati has dropped to 10-and-a-half back, after losing to Atlanta last night. The other division contenders, including the Brewers, were off.
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 semifinal series at Target Center. Lindsay Whalen of Hutchinson added 10 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds for Minnesota, which takes a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three series. Seimone Augustus chipped in with 16 points. Minnesota held a 15 point lead early, but saw San Antonio rally to take a fourth quarter lead. The Lynx finished strong to earn th win.