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More than 22,000 pounds of chicken, ham and beef products sold in Minnesota and 26 other states are being recalled because of possible Listeria contamination. The USDA says the potential contamination was discovered by testing at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and there have not been any reports of illness. The affected products include several kinds of chicken salad, ham salad, barbecue beans with beef, and potato salad with bacon. Symptoms of Listeriosis include fever and muscle aches, and sometimes diarrhea or other gastrointestinal problems.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.
MADISON - University of Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen says the Badgers' second bye week is coming at a great time. The Badgers are off Saturday. Among other things, it's expected to give senior linebacker Chris Borland enough time to get healthy for Wisconsin's next game at Iowa on November second. Borland aggravated a hamstring last Saturday against Illinois. It was the same hamstring that caused Borland to miss the Badgers' final two regular season games last year. A
MADISON - The Wisconsin State Supreme Court will hear arguments today in a legal challenge to Wisconsin's registry for same-sex domestic partners. Members of Wisconsin Family Action have tried three times to get the justices to consider throwing out the registry -- and the court finally decided in June to act on the case. Former Governor Jim Doyle and his fellow Democrats created the registry in 2009. It gives domestic partners about one-fifth of the nearly 200 legal benefits of married couples
STILLWATER - The president of a Twin Cities-area university was found dead in his home of an apparent gunshot wound Tuesday morning. 58-year-old Jeff Nelson had been the head of Northwestern Health Sciences University university for just six months. University officials are not saying much about Nelson's death, but have pledged to, "be as transparent as possible," as they receive more information from investigators. The Washington County sheriff's office has only said that investigators are not looking for any suspects. Nelson was
GREEN BAY - Jermichael Finley will be released from the hospital either today or tomorrow, according to various media reports. It's just speculation on whether the Green Bay Packers' tight end can play again this season. At least two media reports from ESPN and WDJT-TV in Milwaukee say Finley could miss as little as 4-to-6 weeks -- depending on how the normally-conservative Packers want to be in bringing him back from his injury. ESPN said the Packers are expected to decide this week whether to put Finley on season-ending injury reserve. Once
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota goaltender Josh Harding stopped all 16 shots he faced to help the Wild shut out the Predators 2-0 at the Xcel Energy Center last night in St.
MENOMONIE (October 22, 2013) - UW-Stout's Jessop Keene< http://athletics.uwstout.edu/roster.aspx?rp_id=2981 > (Sr, Ellsworth/Prescott) finished third of 566 runners at the Brooks Invitational hosted by UW-Oshkosh at the Lake Breeze Golf Course in Winneconne, Oct. 19, and was selected as the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) runner of the week.
PRESCOTT - There was no drama this time. Prescott HIgh School's volleyball team didn't fall behind 2-0 and rally to win three straight games to beat Ellsworth as they back back on Oct. 3 in Prescott. Instead, the Cardinals got in front 2-0 and stayed there on their way to a 3-0 sweep of the Panthers in a first round, WIAA Division 2 regional playoff game Tuesday. Game scores were 25-18, 25-17 and 25-22. Prescott lead early in both games one and two. The Cardinals led by as many as six at 17-11 in game one after an Anna Weiser ace.
The Pierce County Herald's Athletes of the Week awards go to cross country runners Josie Tiffany and Noah Wells of Elmwood/Plum City, Carter Schultz of Ellsworth and football player Dennis Schutz of Ellsworth. Schutz helped EHS's football team edge Prescott by kicking the winning field goal, scoring two touchdowns and ending Prescott's last drive by snagging an interception. Carter Schutz made All-Middle Border Conference by finihsing eighth in the MBC meet last week in Durand. Both Tiffany and Wells made all-conference as well with Tiffany placing ninth and Wells fourth in the Dunn-S