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Trinity Lutheran of Prentice to celebrate 50 years

For a lot of churches in Price County, Sept. 24 might seem like just another Sunday. Churchgoers at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Prentice, however, will be ringing in their church's 50th anniversary with eats and entertainment. Now, 50 years might not seem like a long time compared to a lo

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-09-21 14:17:00

Screaming Eagles win South Shore tournament

The Chequamegon High School volleyball team went a perfect 4-0 in matches and 8-0 in sets en route to the championship in a tournament at South Shore on Saturday, Sept. 16. "This was a huge day for the girls," Screaming Eagles' coach Jess Herbst said. "They took second in this tournament last year a

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-09-20 15:15:00

While chairing Trump's campaign, Paul Manafort offered 'private briefings' to Russian billionaire

WASHINGTON - In the middle of Donald Trump's presidential run, then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort said he was willing to provide "private briefings" about the campaign to a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Manafort's offer was memorialize

WLTX.COM - 2017-09-21 10:30:06

It's Not the End of the World This Weekend. Or is it?

The end of the world may be coming as early as this weekend, or maybe in October, according to Christian numerologist David Meade. Meade has made claims, in YouTube videos and in a book, that the world is going to face a cataclysm and possibly end on Sept. 23 or Oct. 15 or later, relying on Biblical

WLTX.COM - 2017-09-21 10:29:37

Charge Dropped for Army Corps Employee in SC Deputy's Death

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) - Charges have been dropped against a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee in the death of a South Carolina sheriff's deputy thrown from a boat during a training accident. Attorney Beattie Ashmore tells The Associated Press reckless homicide by boat charges were dropped Monday

WLTX.COM - 2017-09-21 10:14:01

Should we be putting down our smartphones more?

Most of us can walk and chew gum at the same time. But add a smartphone, and beware the zombies. Hawaii enacted a law that will fine "smartphone zombies," or pedestrians so distracted by their screens they are oblivious when crossing the street. Other states and some cities have considered a similar

WLTX.COM - 2017-09-21 10:05:32

The Latest: Puerto Rico digs out as flood threat continues

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): 11:35 a.m. People in Puerto Rico are slowly digging out from Hurricane Maria. Many streets are blocked by downed trees and power lines. In some places, the roads are impassable because of floodwaters and people are getting

WIS-TV - 2017-09-21 09:15:57

Recruit Military to Host Veteran Job Fair

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and Recruit Military are teaming up to help veterans get back in the work force. More than 40 companies are looking to fill hundreds of positions at the Veterans Job Fair on Thursday. Veteran Admissions counselor, Sean Noumi, is a veteran who bene

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2017-09-21 03:09:18

In Mexico, rescuers sift through rubble of school to rescue trapped children

Volunteers and rescue workers search for children trapped inside the Enrique Rebsamen school, collapsed by a 7.1 earthquake in southern Mexico City, Wednesday Sept. 20, 2017. One of the most desperate rescue efforts was at the school, where a wing of the three-story building collapsed into a massive

WACH.COM - 2017-09-20 21:06:20

Justice Ginsburg surprise speaker at Jewish new year service

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a surprise guest speaker Wednesday evening during services for the Jewish new year in Washington, telling worshippers she believes being Jewish helped her empathize with other minority groups. Ginsburg spoke mostly about her Jewish faith, acknowledging t

WACH.COM - 2017-09-21 09:04:30

Home security with night vision for under $65

CLEVELAND, OH - It's the no. 1 request right before Halloween: Property protection, surveillance and night vision. Like clock work every year, I collect more requests for home security at precisely this time. In my quest to save you cash, today I have you and your home covered! The issue with most

WLTX.COM - 2017-09-21 08:33:02

SC AG Opposes Sanctuary Cities

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)-South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson says states should have the right to oppose so-called "sanctuary cities" withing their borders. Sanctuary cities are those that limit cooperation with the federal government in enforcing immigration law. Wednesday Wilson joined a mult

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2017-09-20 20:27:23

BYU welcomes caffeinated drinks on campus

PROVO, Utah (KUTV) - BYU announced Thursday morning that caffeinated drinks will now be offered on campus. In the mid 1950's the director of BYU Food Services decided not to sell caffeinated drinks. This decision has continued on since that time. According to a news release, requests for caffeinated

WACH.COM - 2017-09-21 08:20:58

Ex-prosecutors unsure if nursing home deaths involved crimes

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Nine elderly patients died after being kept inside a nursing home that turned into a sweatbox when Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning for three days, even though just across the street was a fully functioning and cooled hospital. From the perspective of Florida Go

WIS-TV - 2017-09-21 08:09:56

A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans stunned by a hurricane that crushed concrete balconies, twisted metal gates and paralyzed the island with landslides, flooding and downed trees vowed to slowly rebuild amid an economic crisis as rescue crews fanned out across the U.S. t

WIS-TV - 2017-09-21 07:46:11

Woman: I'd rather go to jail than take down pro-Trump signs

A Maine woman says she'd rather go to jail than take down her pro-Donald Trump signs. Susan Reitman's signs say "I Love Trump" and "He Won, Get over it." But the code enforcement officer in Rockland has notified her that the signs violate a local ordinance, because they are bigger than the town allo

WACH.COM - 2017-09-21 07:44:00

Hurricane Maria Slams Puerto Rico Leaving Behind Destruction

PUERTO RICO (WOLO) - Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico as the most powerful storm to strike the US territory in nearly 90 years. It caused widespread damage and knocked out electricity to the entire island. Nine people in the Caribbean have died from the storm and that number is expected to rise.

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2017-09-21 01:27:46

Trump to look at even stricter cap on refugees

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is considering a further reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States as the administration works to re-shape American immigration policy, officials say. Trump has already slashed refugee admissions once since taking office. Now he faces

WIS-TV - 2017-09-21 07:25:47

Twitter users debate whether bananas should be peeled from the top or the bottom

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -- A debate has emerged among social media users about whether you should peel your banana from the top or from the bottom. The argument ensued on Twitter Moments with various users demonstrating why their method was better than the other. One user says that it

WACH.COM - 2017-09-20 18:53:59

Teen Girl Missing from DSS Placement in Charleston

CHARLESTON, SC (WLTX) - The Charleston Police Department is looking for a teen gone missing from a temporary custody placement. C'iara Ward is described as a 16-year-old white female with brown hair and brown eyes, standing 5'3" and weighing approximately 160 lbs. Investigators say Department of Soc

WLTX.COM - 2017-09-20 18:14:55