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Wonewoc Emerald Ash Borer Meeting – March 24

The Village of Wonewoc will be holding a community meeting on Tuesday, March 24. The meeting will be held at the Village Hall at 7:00pm. It is an informational meeting concerning the impact of the Emerald Ash Borer in the area. Village officials say if residents have an ash tree in their yard, they should More >

Prisoner charged in strangulation death of cellmate

PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) – Authorities have charged a prisoner with first-degree intentional homicide in the strangulation death of a cellmate at the Columbia Correctional Institution in Portage. The charge against 42-year-old Dexter Ewing carries a penalty of life in prison with no possibility of parole because it designates him as a persistent repeater. He makes his More >

Area Man The Victim Of Theft In Late February

An area man had several items stolen from his parked vehicle last month. The victim had trouble getting into his vehicle that was parked at a business in the Township of Lemonweir on the night of February 21st. He returned to the business the following morning to pick up his vehicle and upon arrival, noticed More >

Gallinari scores 26 as Nuggets beat Bucks, 106-95

DENVER (AP) – Danilo Gallinari scored a season-high 26 points, Kenneth Faried had 14 points and 14 rebounds and Denver beat the Milwaukee Bucks 106-95 on Tuesday night, hours after Brian Shaw was fired as Nuggets coach. Guard Ty Lawson had 16 points and 10 assists for Denver, which ended a six-game losing streak and won More >

Jim Henderson looks forward to return to mound with Brewers

PHOENIX (AP) – Milwaukee Brewers reliever Jim Henderson is getting an early chance to prove that he is on his way to returning from a right shoulder injury. The former closer is one of five pitchers scheduled to throw Wednesday in the Brewers’ first spring training game, against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Mike Fiers will More >

Coyle nets winner in shootout, Wild stop Senators 3-2

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Charlie Coyle scored the winner in a shootout, Matt Dumba had two goals in regulation and the Minnesota Wild beat Andrew Hammond and the Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night to stop Ottawa’s five-game winning streak. Devan Dubnyk made 31 saves and turned away Mike Hoffman in the fifth round of the More >

AP source: Vikings to meet with Adrian Peterson on Wednesday

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Adrian Peterson is scheduled to meet with Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman and coach Mike Zimmer in Houston on Wednesday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because neither side was publicly discussing the process. Peterson has been disenchanted with the More >

Wisconsin Assembly committee to vote on right-to-work bill

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin state Assembly’s Labor Committee is meeting to consider changes to the right-to-work bill, although it’s nearly certain that none will be adopted. Republicans who control the Assembly agreed to hold the meeting Wednesday in negotiations with Democrats who objected to the original plan that did not include holding an executive More >

Ashley Furniture drops pursuit of $6 million tax credit

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A furniture company has decided against pursuing a $6 million tax credit from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. The job-creation agency’s board approved the tax break last year with terms that would have allowed Arcadia-based Ashley Furniture to cut its Wisconsin workforce in half. The company would have donated the money to More >

Ex-Kenosha officer admits planting evidence in homicide case

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) – Defense attorneys are crying foul after an ex-Kenosha police officer admitted he planted evidence in a homicide investigation. The Kenosha News reports (http://bit.ly/1w2xBwl ) that Kyle Baars admitted during a homicide trial this week that he planted an ID and a bullet in a backpack seized in a search stemming from an More >