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Motorcyclist seriously injured in alcohol-involved crash

A Rice Lake man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash on Hwy. 48 near 21st Street in the Town of Rice Lake at about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Alcohol was a factor, stated an accident report issued by the Barron County Sheriff's Department. Kenneth S. Wessels, 30, of 618 W. Messenger St., was airl

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-09-18 13:48:00

'This Is A Red Siren Moment': Democrats Launch Flurry Of Attacks Against Repeal Bill

The lawmakers are putting pressure on their moderate Republican colleagues to take a stand against the Graham-Cassidy bill. They also held the Senate floor for a four-hour talk-a-thon on Monday night. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to v

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-09-19 15:11:00

Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

(BPT) - Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Be

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-09-18 21:01:00

A Look Around: Turtle Tracks - Barron News-Shield: Outdoors

Given all the activities that Frank and I are involved in, we frequently have to grab leisure time when it presents itself. This past June, we took advantage of the opportunity to add a vacation day to a business trip and take our time coming back home. A storm from the Gulf scuttled our original pl

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Health & Wellness: Drink your way to a faster recovery

There was a time when the night before a surgery was filled with as many "hangry" stomach growls as it was anxiety pains, since the need to fast before surgery was standard practice. But now experts at Abbott recognize that allowing patients to eat before surgery and engage in nutritional eating aft

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-19 18:00:00

State appeals court upholds right-to-work law

A state appeals court panel on Tuesday joined a federal appeals court earlier this summer in upholding Wisconsin's right-to-work law, finding that it is not an unconstitutional taking of property from unions. The three-judge panel of the Wausau-based state District 3 Court of Appeals, led by Judge M

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:58:00

Matthew Vaughn wants to make a 'feel good Superman film

Matthew Vaughn wants to make a "feel good and heroic" Superman movie. The 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' filmmaker has confirmed he was completing talks with Warner Bros. Pictures about possibly helming 'Man of Steel 2' but admitted he would want the story to be like a "modern version" of Richard Don

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:00:00

Patty Jenkins is very excited about DC future

Patty Jenkins is very "excited" about the future of the DC Extended Universe because of how many talented directors are involved in the upcoming movies. The 46-year-old filmmaker helmed hit blockbuster 'Wonder Woman' - which stars actress Gal Gadot in the titular role - and following months of negot

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-19 14:00:00

Poppy Delevingne loves playing a bad girl

Poppy Delevingne loves playing a bad girl in 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle'. The 31-year-old actress stars as Clara Von Gluckfberg in Matthew Vaughn's sequel to his 2015 spy romp and she says she is naturally drawn to portraying bad characters because it's hard for her to play a good girl with her vo

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Colin Firth thrilled to star with Elton John in Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Colin Firth has admitted it was a "dream come true" working with Sir Elton John in 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle'. The 57-year-old actor stars once again reprises his role as Harry Hart in the sequel to 2015 film 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' and got to appear on screen with the 'Rocket Man' musicia

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Taron Egerton wants to be the next James Bond

The 27-year-old actor has been touted as a possible replacement for Daniel Craig as 007 following his starring role in the two 'Kingsman' movies, and Taron has admitted he would have no hesitation in accepting the role if it was offered to him. Asked whether he'd be interested in the part of Bond, T

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

Zazie Beetz: Ryan Reynolds is 'incredibly talented'

Zazie Beetz has praised her 'Deadpool 2' co-star Ryan Reynolds as "incredibly talented". The 26-year-old actress is set to take on the role of Neena Thurman and her alter-ego Domino in the upcoming sequel to the 2016 Marvel movie, and has praised her co-star Ryan - who stars as the titular anti-hero

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

Jack Johnson's new activist album

If mellow was a movement, Jack Johnson would be its peaceful and eternal leader. For the past 15 years, the former pro surfer-turned-acoustic guitar strummer has recorded the ultimate soundtrack to laid-back living from his home on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii. But in the age of Donald Trump, J

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-19 10:10:00

'Grey's Anatomy' actress reveals brain tumor diagnosis

Actress Kate Walsh, best known for her role in the TV series "Grey's Anatomy," went public on Monday with a brain tumor diagnosis in 2015. "I was shocked," Walsh said of the moment doctors revealed her MRI results. "It was not what I expected." Walsh was diagnosed with a meningioma: a tumor arising

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-19 01:35:00

Sebastian Stan didn't read a script for Avengers: Infinity War

The 35-year-old actor starred as Bucky Barnes in all three of the 'Captain America' movies but his character joined the evil team HYDRA and was known as the Winter Solider in the last two movies and has reprised his role in the upcoming 'Avengers' movie. However, the actor admitted he was "in the da

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-18 18:15:00

Bill Skarsgard reveals disturbing scene cut from IT

Bill Skarsgard admitted a "disturbing" origin story to Pennywise was cut from 'IT'. The 27-year-old actor stars as the terrifying, child murdering clown in Andres Muschietti's reimagining of Stephen King's 1986 horror novel but Skarsgard revealed a scene was cut that was "very disturbing". Speaking

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-18 18:15:00

Lady Gaga postpones tour due to 'severe physical pain'

The European leg of Lady Gaga's "Joanne World Tour" has been postponed as the singer grapples with health issues, Live Nation announced Monday. In a statement posted on the promoter's site, Live Nation revealed that the portion of the tour that was set to begin September 21 in Barcelona, Spain, and

BLOOMERADVANCE.COM - 2017-09-18 21:26:00

Bloomer names new high school basketball coach

BLOOMER, Wis. (WEAU) -- An area high school has a new boys' basketball coach. Greg Van Grunsven has been selected as the Bloomer's Varsity Boys' Basketball coach. Van Grunsven spent ten years as the head coach at Eau Claire memorial where he won two Big Rivers Conference Championships. Van Grunsven

WEAU-TV 13 - 2017-09-19 16:41:00

House Plan Could Stall Popular Ag Programs

The Pennsylvania General Assembly is still trying to balance its books and pass legislation to pay for the 2017-18 state budget. The challenge is how to deal with the estimated $2 billion shortfall in revenue to pay for the $32 billion spending plan. Subscription Required An online service is nee

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-09-17 14:00:00

CAP TIMES IDEA FEST - Barron News-Shield: State News

HomeNewsState NewsCAP TIMES IDEA FEST PHOTO BY MICHELLE STOCKER | Posted: Saturday, September 16, 2017 9:50 pm Sen. Tammy Baldwin on the UW-Madison campus Saturday for the Cap Times Idea Fest. TownNews.com Content Exchange HomeNewsState NewsCAP TIMES IDEA FEST PHOTO BY MICHELLE STOCKER | Posted:

NEWS-SHIELD.COM - 2017-09-17 07:00:00