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Former NHL star Neal Broten arrested in western Wisconsin for suspected drunken driving

Neal Broten, a former NHL player who was a member of the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey team, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving in western Wisconsin, where he lives, according to jail records.


Update: Front-yard gunshots led to home evacuations, school alert in Prescott

A man was apprehended Monday after a gun-related incident that put a school on alert, evacuated homes and shut down a portion of highway in Prescott. Prescott Police Chief Eric Michaels said in a news release the incident began at 9:19 a.m. when an officer driving on Highway 35 spotted a man shootin


Western Wisconsin woman removes tattoos forced on victims of violence for free

Onalaska (WQOW/WXOW) – A Wisconsin woman has found her life’s work in helping survivors of abuse erase scars that harbor painful memories. For survivors of abuse, the emotional scars can last a lifetime. But for some, they’ve got physical scars in the form of tattoos, forced on them as a way to exer


PIERCE COUNTY: Revised Ad For Bids- Office Building Exterior Work

Pierce County, Wisconsin, will accept sealed bids for labor, materials and services for a Revised Exterior Work project that consists of but is not limited to: window sill repair or replacement, tuck pointing needed mortar joints, replacing needed bricks and replacing sealant joints on the Pierce Co


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


'Police incident' closes highway in Prescott

A large law enforcement presence closed off a section of Highway 35 Monday morning in Prescott. The situation, which closed the road from Kinnickinnic Street to Walter Street, was a "police incident," said Prescott City Administrator Jayne Brand. She could not confirm reports of a possible standoff


Washington County judge recused in Afton Marina court case

The Washington County District judge scheduled to preside this month at a court hearing on an Afton dispute has recused herself. Judge Laura Pietan recused herself at the request of officials from the Afton Marina, who last year filed a writ of mandamus against the city over access to a proposed res


Masonic Lodge will host steak dinners

The Masonic fraternity has been recognized for its philanthropic work for centuries and Northwestern Lodge in Prescott carries on in that tradition. Approximately 34 years ago, officers of the lodge decided to award scholarships to deserving seniors at Prescott High School. One of the members sugges


"I pretty much never showed up for work again." 24-year-old Wisconsin man wins $768.4 million Powerball jackpot, the third-largest in U.S. history

Wisconsin resident Manuel Franco is the winner of last month's $768.4 million Powerball jackpot -- the third-largest lottery amount in U.S. history. "It feels like a dream," Franco, 24, said at a press conference Tuesday.


Drivers killed in head-on crash in Polk County, Wisconsin identified

Authorities have identified two people killed in a head-on crash Monday in Polk County, Wisconsin. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said its investigation revealed Geraldine Swanson, 67, of rural Turtle Lake, Wisconsin, was driving a 2002 Jeep Cherokee eastbound on U.S. Highway 8 at about 5:29 a.m.


Wisconsin Man Claims $768M Lottery Ticket

Manuel Franco received his 768 million dollar check from the Wisconsin Lottery this afternoon. Frank Vascellaro reports (1:06). WCCO 4 News At 5 – Apr. 23, 2019.


Wisconsin governor promises veto if 'born alive' abortion bill advances

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (D) promised to veto a “born alive” abortion bill if the GOP-backed legislation makes it to his desk. The bill, introduced last week, hasn’t yet been voted on in any relevant legislative committees. Still, Evers told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that he would veto the bil


VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 5/15/19 Hearing - Matthew Stress variance

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Board of Appeals created by the Zoning Ordinance of the Village of Ellsworth, will meet on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 7:00 p.m., at the Village Hall downstairs board room, 130 N. Chestnut St.


State patrol: 1 dead in 3-car crash on Hwy. 5

One person is dead and three others suffered injuries in a three-car crash in Waconia on Monday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. According to the state patrol, a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by 57-year-old Lisa Ann Welch of Cokato, was eastbound in the westbound lanes of Hwy. 5


SUMMONS: Theodore Anderson v. Kyle J. Bale, et al.; Case No. 19CV36

(Pub. Apr. 24, May 1 and 8, 2019) THE STATE OF WISCONSIN to each person named above as a defendant:. You are hereby notified that the plaintiff named above has filed a lawsuit or other legal action against you.


Should Wisconsin lottery winners be required to come forward?

MADISON, Wis. - The same day a West Allis man came forward to claim Wisconsin's largest jackpot ever, state lawmakers are proposing new legislation that would not have required him to do so.


Furlongs readying to re-open a revitalized T-Bar after bad weather

If it weren't for the record-breaking winter earlier this year, the town of Ellsworth would be settling into a newly restored T-Bar, a once-popular bar and grill on Highway 10, enjoying a drink and a menu full of smoked foods.


Liquor license transfer denied by town of Troy

The town of Troy did not approve a liquor license transfer agreement with the city of Hudson, the Hudson Common Council heard Monday night. The city made the request for the transfer in January on behalf of local restaurant owner Paul Rode.


This Wisconsin Only Beer Is Now Available By The Case

Your favorite Wisconsin beer (or at least the one that gets the most attention) is now available by the case, making your beer runs over the state line to Wisconsin even shorter.


Man pleads guilty to murder of three-year-old boy in foster care

HASTINGS, Minn. (FOX 9) - A 28-year-old man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in connection to the death of a foster child, who was in the care of the man's girlfriend. Charles Wayne Homich will be sentenced in August. A judge ordered him to remain in custody.