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DeHaan, Harriet, age 94, of New Lisbon

Harriet DeHaan, age 94, of New Lisbon died on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Crest View Nursing Home in New Lisbon. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 408 W.River St., New Lisbon, WI. Relatives and friends may call at the Hare Funeral Home in More >

Bell, Helen M., age 97, of Camp Douglas

Helen M. Bell, age  97, of Camp Douglas died Sunday March 30, 2014 at Crest View Nursing Home in New Lisbon. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 4, 2014 at 11:00am at the United Methodist Church, 302 Main St., Camp Douglas. Rev. Bill Dow presiding. Relatives and friends may call at the church More >

Authors to discuss Wisconsin lighthouse book

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Maritime aficionados will get a chance to dig into Wisconsin lighthouses this week at the Wisconsin Historical Museum. Ken and Barb Wardius are scheduled to discuss their book, “Wisconsin Lighthouses: A Photographic and Historical Guide” at the museum on Madison’s Capitol Square on April 1. The book contains color photographs, history of More >

Man committed in scissors attack asks for release

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) – A man committed to a mental health institute after his grandfather was fatally stabbed with a scissors in Stevens Point is petitioning a judge for his release.  It has been 25 years since 76-year-old Elton Favell was killed in the kitchen of the mobile home he shared with his wife. More >

UW-La Crosse chancellor defends alcohol arrests

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – The chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse says a new report that ranks his school first in the country for alcohol arrests should send a message to students about the school’s tough stance against alcohol. Chancellor Joe Gow tells La Crosse Tribune (http://bit.ly/1jetsfD ) that he doesn’t think the alcohol More >

Old World Wisconsin to host kite-flying weekend

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A southeastern Wisconsin historical site is set to celebrate its spring opening with a kite-flying weekend. Old World Wisconsin is set to open to the general public on May 3. The site plans to kick off its “Spring Into the Past” weekend series that day by helping visitors build 19th-century paper kites More >

Plea Agreement in Overdose Case

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) – A plea agreement in a fatal heroin overdose case in Sheboygan County could lead to charges in a large drug distribution operation. Monica Sanchez pleaded no contest to first-degree reckless homicide and distributing heroin Thursday. Sanchez provided the heroin that killed William Widucki at his Sheboygan apartment last December. Sheboygan County More >

Badger’s Surprise Visitor

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – A surprise visitor joined the Wisconsin Badgers for some postgame revelry following their convincing win over Baylor in the NCAA tournament. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers took in the Badgers’ Sweet Sixteen game in Anaheim, Calif., as Wisconsin advanced to the Elite Eight. And he paid a visit to the Badgers’ locker room More >

Troops preparing for deployment

FORT MCCOY, Wis. (AP) – About 160 members of the Wisconsin National Guard are getting ready to leave for a deployment in Afghanistan. The members of the 829th Engineer Company will be sent off with a ceremony Friday morning at Fort McCoy. The unit is usually involved in construction, but its mission this time will be to More >

Sixers tie loss mark…Blazers win with Aldridge

UNDATED (AP) – The Philadelphia 76ers already owned the NBA record for most losses in a season, doing it 41 years ago. They now share the league mark for most consecutive losses after James Harden torched them for a triple-double in just three quarters of Houston’s 120-98 blowout over the Sixers.  It’s the 26th straight More >