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MINNEAPOLIS -- Two teenagers are charged in connection with the homicide of an Annandale man. Nineteen-year-old Tyler Fisher of Annandale and 19-year-old Samara Juhl of Otsego were arrested in connection with the death of 42-year-old Kyle Greene, who was found dead inside his home last Saturday. According to the criminal complaint, information was discovered that suggests that Greene sold methamphetamine and was known to carry a large amount of cash in his wallet. Prosecutors say that Juhl and Fisher allegedly admitted to knowing about the robbery and murder of
NEW RICHMOND - After being shuout completely in the previous two Middle Border Conference meets, the Ellsworth High School girls' tennis team not only scored point in this year's meet but also had place winners as well. The Panthers' No. 3 doubles team of Kendra Thoen and Allyson Stoetzel placed third and the No. 2 doubles team of Marissa Schumaker and Kenzie Anderson placed fourth. No. 1 singles player Jordan Olson had Ellsworth's highest finish in singles action as she placed fifth. Ellsworth finished sixth in the meet with five points, one point out of fourth place.
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Brewers' general manager Doug Melvin said today that the high cost of winning in 2011 had an impact on this year's team. At his season-ending news conference at Miller Park, Melvin said a lot of work would have to be done to get the Brewers back to the post-season -- and he looks forward to the challenge. Melvin said he would try to sign shortstop Jean Segura to a long-term contract, after the All-Star hit .294 with 44 stolen bases and a solid glove in the field. The GM also said he might ask Ryan Braun to move to right field from left in 2014 -- alth
The Pierce County Herald's Athletes of the Week are Nevada Schlegel of Spring Valley and Tate Nahorniak of Prescott. Schlegel helped lead Spring Valley to a 3-2 record in matches played last week. She had 15 kills against Plum City and 17 vs. Elmwood. Nahorniak rushed for 130 yards, scored two touchdowns and record 13 tackles while playing on defense. He also forced a fumble. The Pierce County Herald's Athletes of the Week award is sponsored by State Farm Insurance of Ellsworth - Denton Achenbach agent.
The Ellsworth Invitational cross country meet will take place this afternoon starting at 4:30 p.m. The meet has been moved from the Ellsworth Country Club to Prescott High School due to the construction around the Country Club for the new Ellsworth Senior Assisted Living Facility. The meet will feature the host Panthers and home course school Prescott. Also there will be Durand, St.
Wisconsin's corn harvest is moving forward. Officials say three-percent of the state's corn-for-grain has been harvested, along with 54-percent of the corn for animal feed. Some crop reporters say silage corn was too wet to chop after Saturday's heavy rains in many parts of the Badger State. Despite that rain, 59-percent of the topsoil is rated short or very short of moisture. That's about four-percent less than a week ago.
GREEN BAY - Green Bay Packers' safety Morgan Burnett was a full participant at practice yesterday, and he hopes to make his season debut on Sunday. The Packers returned from their bye week, as they get ready to host the Detroit Lions this weekend. Coach Mike McCarthy says he's curious to see Burnett go through a week of practice, after being out since he injured a hamstring just before the start of the season. The three games he has missed were Burnett's first since 2010. Burnett returned without the dread-locks he's had since high school.