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Viroqua Man Injured in Logging Accident

A Viroqua man was injured in a logging accident on Tuesday morning in the town of Bergen. Vernon County Sheriff John Spears 59-year-old Stanley K. Niemyjski was conducting logging operations on private property, off Runningen Lane. Niemyjski was operating a power saw and it appears he was struck with part of the tree he was More >

No. 14 Maryland stuns No. 5 Wisconsin 59-53

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) – Dez Wells scored 26 points, and No. 14 Maryland held off fifth-ranked Wisconsin 59-53 Tuesday night, ending the Badgers’ 10-game winning streak and ruining their bid to clinch a share of the Big Ten regular-season title. Melo Trimble added 16 points for the second-place Terrapins (23-5, 11-4 Big Ten), who blew More >

Pouliot scores twice as Oilers beat Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Benoit Pouliot scored twice, Ben Scrivens made 33 saves and the Edmonton Oilers beat Minnesota 2-1 on Tuesday night to snap the Wild’s three-game winning streak. Edmonton won for just the fourth time in its last 24 games at Minnesota and handed the Wild their second loss in regulation since More >

Wild acquire Bergenheim from Panthers for 3rd-round pick

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The Minnesota Wild acquired Florida Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim on Tuesday in exchange for a 2016 third-round draft choice. Bergenheim has eight goals and 10 assists in 39 games this season. Minnesota will be the fourth team the Finland native has skated for in nine NHL seasons. Bergenheim adds depth More >

Shopko pharmacy technician accused of stealing pills

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) – La Crosse police arrested a Shopko pharmacy technician who’s accused of stealing about 2,000 pills. A police report says the 23-year-old technician told investigators she had been stealing pain and anxiety medication and other drugs since she began working at the pharmacy two years ago. WKBT-TV (http://bit.ly/1DgtUD0 ) says the More >

Delays, permits at issue in UW Colleges projects

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – University of Wisconsin Colleges officials are pressing an Iowa developer to guarantee a student apartment complex at the Fond du Lac campus will be ready for the fall semester and be free of problems that have plagued its similar projects at the Marshfield and Baraboo schools. Bluffstone, of Bettendorf, Iowa, has More >

Feingold mum on next move following envoy job

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold is leaving his job as a special envoy to the Great Lakes Region of Africa without tipping his hand on his next potentially political move. Feingold didn’t talk about a possible rematch with Republican Sen. Ron Johnson during a speech Tuesday at the U.S. Institute of Peace. More >

Police seek man accused of sexually assaulting Madison woman

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Authorities are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a 20-year-old Madison woman who granted his request for a hug. According to the Madison Police Department, the victim was approached by the suspect early Sunday morning. An incident report states the man told the woman he was from France and asked More >

Wisconsin Senate to consider right-to-work legislation

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin Senate is set to take up a contentious right-to-work bill after an evening of bitter protests at the state Capitol. The Senate plans to consider the bill Wednesday afternoon. Debate looks to be fierce. Democrats are incensed after Republicans on the Senate’s labor committee cut a public hearing on the More >

Man fatally shot after stabbing Green Bay officer

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Authorities say a man was shot and killed by Green Bay police after he stabbed an officer in the arm. According to the Green Bay Police Department, the incident happened Tuesday night on the city’s west side while officers were performing a well-being check on a suicidal man. Capt. Jeremy Muraski says More >