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Prescott cross country runner Amanda Murphy and Ellsworth football player Emery Whalen are the Pierce County Herald Prep Athletes of the Week Murphy, a sophomore, medaled in her first cross country meet by placing eighth at the New Richmond Invitational Whalen, a junior, helped the Ellsworth High School football team stay undefeated in a 23-0 win at Amery.
MADISON - All sides are claiming victory, after Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas issued a new ruling on Wisconsin's Act-10 public union bargaining limits. It compelled the Walker administration to observe Colas' decision from a year ago, when he struck down Act 10's provisions in a suit filed by the Madison teachers union and a Milwaukee city employee union. However, the judge refused a request by the two plaintiffs to prohibit the Walker administration from ordering annual recertification votes for other local government and
PINE CITY, Minn. -- A farmer in Pine County is facing animal abuse charges after twelve starving horses were seized last week. The Pine County Sheriff's Office took the animals after a month-long investigation of the farm, which is near Pine City. Two of the seized horses were put down due to their deplorable condition. In addition, authorities found nearly two dozen dogs in filthy pens, and dozens of ducks and chickens covered in filth.
CHICAGO (Sports Network) - Chris Colabello helped spark a three-run second inning for the Minnesota Twins, who defeated the Chicago White Sox, 4-3, in the finale of a three-game set. Colabello, Eric Fryer and Brian Dozier all drove in runs with singles in the second to help the Twins snap a two-game losing streak and a five-game skid to the White Sox. Scott Diamond (6-11) earned the win after allowing three runs on five hits across 6 1/3 innings.
GREEN BAY - James Starks will start at running back on Sunday, when the Green Bay Packers play at Cincinnati. Packers' Head Coach Mike McCarthy announced the decision after today's practice. Starks ran for 132 yards and a touchdown last Sunday, after he replaced injured rookie Eddie Lacy in the Packers' home victory over Washington. Lacy suffered a concussion in that game. Today, McCarthy said Lacy is recovering fine -- and he's going through the league's protocol for concussions while attending team meetings. He'll take a couple m
MENOMONIE - Jessop Keene was named by the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) as the Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week. Keene, who went to high school at Prescott, transferred from UWRF to Stout this school year. He is in his senior year of eligibility.
PRESCOTT - Despite winning the first game and having lead in the second, Prescott High School volleyball team lost to River Falls 3-1 Tuesday in a non-conference match. PHS played well to start the match, winning game one 25-23 and holding an 13-8 lead in game two. But the Wildcats outscored the Cardinals 17-4 to win game two 25-17. The same situation happened in game three where a slight 13-11 RF lead turned into a 25-14 rout after the Wildcats outscored PHS 12-3.
MENOMONIE - Jessop Keene was named by the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) as the men's cross country runner of the week. Keene, who went to high school at Prescott, transferred from UWRF to Stout this school year. He is in his senior year of eligibility.
MADISON - University of Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen says his Badgers have moved on from the controversy over Saturday night’s loss at Arizona State. A different set of reporters asked about it today during the Big Ten coaches’ weekly teleconference.
WASHINGTON D.C. - Minnesota State Senator Roger Reinert (DFL-Duluth) serves in the Navy Reserves and was nearby when the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard occurred yesterday. He says the incident was not just an attack on America, but on the Navy in particular.