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SOMERSET - A man found dead in the Apple River in northwest Wisconsin has been identified as 47-year-old Charles Geiger of Somerset. Saint Croix County authorities said kayakers found Geiger's body snagged on a rock in the middle of the river on Sunday. The death remains under investigation, but foul play is not suspected. An autopsy showed that Geiger drowned.
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ST. PAUL - Five different players scored goals to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-1 rout over the Wild at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul last night. Chicago goalie Corey Crawford had 29 saves in the win. Sheldon Brookbank, Patrick Kane, Patrick Sharp, Nick Leddy and Brandon Saad all scored for Chicago, which snapped a two-game losing streak. Leddy is from Eden Prairie.
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee Bucks' owner Herb Kohl says he'll find out in the next day-or-two whether the new floor at the Bradley Center can be used for the team's home opener. Kohl says a crew from the NBA is inspecting the floor today-and-tomorrow -- and the Bucks will then find out what has to be done to get the floor in proper playing condition. The Bucks will host Toronto on Saturday night -- and if they cannot use the new floor, Kohl says they'll bring back the one old. Bucks' officials said the league approved the new floor and its setting before
Prescott's Amanda Murphy, Spring Valley's Emma Gaustad and Elmwood/Plum City's Noah Wells will compete in next weekend's WIAA State Cross Country Meet. All three runners qualified at sectional meets held yesterday. Murphy placed seventh in the Division 2 Arcadia Sectional at Schultz Farm. Murphy's time was 16:50. As a team the Prescott girls placed fourth out of the 15 schools competing. No. 13 ranked Mauston and Viroqua took the top two spots and will head to state as full teams. Ellsworth's top runner was Kelsey Betthauser who placed 30th in 18:07.
MINNEAPOLIS - (SportsNetwork.com) - Philip Nelson went 7-for-15 for 152 yards and a touchdown while also rushing for 55 yards and two touchdowns to power the Minnesota Golden Gophers to...
SUPERIOR - A music professor at the University of Wisconsin-Superior has resigned over a criminal conviction in Utah. School officials say Matthew Faerber was suspended when they learned he pleaded guilty in a 1991 attempted sexual assault charge, involving two 13-year-old music students. He was sentenced to six month in jail. Faerber was hired in 1998, before the UW System required background checks.
MINNEAPOLIS - It will be sianara to the Metrodome for Green Bay, as the Packers and Vikings square off tonight. The Packers are 4-2 on the season and look to hold the top spot in the NFC North with a win. Cornerback and 2012 defensive rookie of the year Casey Hayward is making his regular season debut, coming back from a hamstring injury he suffered three months ago.
STEVENS POINT - Stevens Point police say they were forced to use a stun gun to subdue a “belligerent” father at a high school. Authorities say the man went looking for his son at Stevens Point Area High School around 12:30 yesterday afternoon, refusing to sign in. A school officer escorted the man outside, where he allegedly continued the argument and dropped a pocket knife while showing identification.
MINNEAPOLIS - The No. 1 ranked University of Minnesota men's hockey team played to a 3-3 tie against No. 5 Boston College in front of 9,941 fans at Mariucci Arena...