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Sheriff: 19 Arrested In Wis. Cockfighting Ring Bust

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office says 19 people have been arrested in connection to a cockfighting ring bust in eastern Wisconsin Saturday. 297 more words



There is nothing like going to see a great band on a warm summer night at a hoppin local park or outside venue.  But………….we are smack dab in the middle of winter. 150 more words

Cover Band

Governor Walker unveils new pollution-based tourist industry

“Clean air, drinkable water, diverse habitats, a large variety of species and beautiful scenery have long marred the landscape here in Wisconsin, creating an environment few tourists want to explore” said Governor Walker at a recent press conference. 145 more words


Forgotten Tales of Wisconsin

Hintz, Martin. Forgotten Tales of Wisconsin. Charleston, SC: The History Press. 2012.

Full of mini-tales from the Badger State, Forgotten Tales of Wisconsin reminds readers of events in the past so as to make the present more meaningful. 170 more words


Sheriff: Friends Were Flying Plane To Alaska When It Crashed

OWEN, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin authorities say two friends were flying a recently purchased airplane to Alaska when it crashed, killing the pilot’s father.

Clark County Sheriff Greg Herrick released the names of the three people involved in Monday’s crash in central Wisconsin. 108 more words


Wisconsin Gov. Walker Forms Group To Boost Possible 2016 Bid

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday that he formed a political organization to help boost a potential 2016 presidential run, the first concrete step toward a possible campaign that comes as others are also ramping up efforts to seek the GOP nomination. 565 more words


Republican says he doesn't support school sanctions

MADISON (AP) – A Republican state senator says he does not believe the state can force failing public schools to be converted into independent charter schools. 107 more words