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Photos: River Falls at Chi-Hi boys basketball 2-21-19
The Chi-Hi boys basketball team fell in its season finale 59-49 to River Falls on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 at Chi-Hi.
Menomonie man accused of stabbing deputy sheriff appears in Chippewa County court
A Menomonie man accused of attempted murder of a deputy sheriff is set to appear in court again in early April. Travis A. Abbiehl appeared in the Chippewa County Court for a preliminary hearing and after determining that there was probable cause to continue with charges. Arraignment was set for 10 a
Baldwin tours brewery to highlight legislation that will help craft breweries
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WEAU)-- Senator Tammy Baldwin was in La Crosse Friday to tour 608 Brewing Company. It's all part of the bipartisan Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act. The act hopes to help local craft breweries create jobs and grow the economy by permanently cutting taxes and modernizi
Wicked winter storm to hit Wisconsin this weekend. See what's in store
If the kitchen sink was a weather thing, it most likely would be thrown at Wisconsin this weekend. Ice, snow, freezing rain, sleet and just plain rain are forecast for southern Wisconsin starting early Saturday morning, with consequential flooding possible from all the precipitation.
In Case You Missed It: Medicaid Expansion, DOT Projects, and Wisconsin’s Tax Ranking
Despite the week seemingly speeding past us, the government has been occupying their time with big projects, and with big projects come big price tags for taxpayers. A new $100+ million highway construction project is being considered for the State of Wisconsin. New reports detailing the ranking of
Boys Hockey: Raiders, Spartans set for showdown
For the third straight season Hudson and Superior will square off in the Sectional 1 championship game for a berth in the WIAA State Boys Hockey Tournament. Hudson took care of its end of the bargain with a 7-1 victory over Baldwin-Woodville in a sectional semifinal Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Gornick Arena
Winter weather advisory for all of SE Wisconsin from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday
SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN — The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for all of southeast Wisconsin from 6 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 23. A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limi
Tammy Baldwin says she isn't running for president, but her re-election is a blueprint for others
Some want her to join the stampede of Democrats seeking the nod to face GOP President Donald Trump in 2020, but U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin says she isn’t interested. Instead, Baldwin, D-Madison, says her resounding re-election victory last fall is a blueprint for other Democrats to win the pivotal swin
No Charges After Stillwater Police Shoot, Kill 22-Year-Old
STILLWATER, MN — There will be no charges filed after a 22-year-old was shot and killed by police while suffering a mental health crisis in Stillwater late in November. The Washington County Attorney's Office (WCAO) declined to issue charges following the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension's
Sheriff's department is asking for community's help
One sheriff's department on the Western part of the state is asking for the public's help in bringing in another four-legged officer to the force. The Dunn County Sheriff's Department posted on its Facebook page that they are looking to purchase another K-9.
St. Croix County Circuit Court briefs
Marcus P. Coleman, 27, Hopkins, Minn., was ordered to pay $1,500 cash bail on three felony identity theft-obtain money or credit and two felony theft-false representation charges Feb. 4. The charges resulted from incidents Nov. 28, 2016 in New Richmond and Jan. 7 and Jan. 25, 2017 in Hudson.
Florida Man Charged With Murder In Wisconsin Cold Case
WAUKESHA COUNTY, WI -- A 78-year-old Florida man has been arrested and charged in Wisconsin after authorities say he may be the person responsible for his wife's death in 1979.
Guy in Wisconsin Drove Off From Kwik Trip Without Paying For Gas 23 Times
This guy claimed he had a "layaway agreement" Kwik Trip, but that's definitely not the case. In Manitowoc, Wisconsin a man was arrested for repeatedly driving off without paying for gas. According to WLUK news, Karl Kinyon had driven off from the same chain of gas stores 23 times, but he said he eve
2019 Wisconsin State Hunting Expo
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WFRV) - This weekend is the 2019 Wisconsin State Hunting Expo at Shopko Hall in Green Bay. Outfitters from Canada, Montana, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, South Dakota, Kansas and New Mexico will be showing off their gear and if you're looking to book a trip, international outfitters f
Wisconsin woman accused of attacking husband with SUV
OCONTO FALLS, Wis. (AP) — An Oconto Falls woman is accused of running down her husband with a sport utility vehicle on Christmas Eve. Authorities allege 36-year-old Sarah Colson and her husband argued while driving home from a family gathering and he got out of the vehicle to walk home. She allegedl
Northeast Wisconsin natives up for Oscars this Sunday
(WBAY) - Northeast Wisconsin natives are up for the most prestigious award in entertainment--the Oscar. Appleton native Willem Dafoe is nominated for Best Actor for his role as Vincent van Gogh in "At Eternity's Gate."
Hudson man faces ninth OWI charge
A Hudson man told police he tried to get a bed at a rehabilitation facility for drugs and alcohol, but was denied and started drinking before being pulled over on suspicion of his ninth OWI, according to a criminal complaint filed in St. Croix County Circuit Court.
Wisconsin farmer creates ‘Moo Muffs’ — fashion and function for calves 🐮
LONE ROCK, Wis. — A cold-weather product created in Wisconsin is getting national attention. Holly Poad and her aunt are the creators of “Moo Muffs.” They came up with the idea for them after losing their barn in a fire. They include water-repellent material and fully adjustable straps.
Dunn, EC County suicide deaths see early rise in 2019
Dunn and Eau Claire Counties saw an unusual increase in suicide deaths during the first five weeks of this year, according to Dunn-Eau Claire County Medical Examiner's Office. The office is creating a team that would review certain types of deaths and design local interventions, said Dunn-Eau Claire
Wisconsin roundup: Speaker Vos says decriminalization blunts likelihood of larger pot proposal; more state news stories
-- Accused Closs kidnapper allegedly pens provocative letter. The website RadarOnline.com is reporting the Wisconsin man who kidnapped teenager Jayme Closs wrote a letter from his jail cell which had hearts around the girl's name.