LAGNIAPPE Searching for fall
Ive previously voiced my despair regarding falls arrival only because it means that winter will soon be on its heels. (In fact, you didnt have to venture too far west last weekend to get a BIG taste o... Posted on 10/10/13 at 11:20 AM
ADDICTED TO RUNNING A new inspiration
Earlier this week, I had a chance to catch up by phone with some friends from Bemidji, which will be hosting its inaugural Blue Ox Marathon this weekend.
The race weekend has been a long time in the ... Posted on 10/9/13 at 3:11 PM
A southeast Wisconsin man who recorded himself sexually assaulting six young children gave a slight smirk as a judge admonished him for his crimes, leaving the judge taken aback for a moment before he sentenced the Racine man to the maximum 145 years in prison.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker this week signed a bill that would restrict public access to the Gogebic Taconite mine site. About 3,500 acres around the site is open to the public through the state’s managed forest program. The company has said it fears protesters are taking advantage of that access to harass mine workers as they conduct mineral sampling and other tests.
The company that wants to dig a massive iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin probably won’t need an air pollution permit for the bulk sampling operation that is to take place before actual mining begins, the state Department of Natural Resources said this week.
Diana Purdy Brown is dying, but the 52-year-old doesn't want her family's last memories of her to be of her lying in a coffin. So instead of having a traditional funeral, the Janesville woman plans to throw a party this weekend.
Signed concert posters and head shots, Gordon Lightfoot on vinyl and original artwork by Brandi Carlile are among the musician-themed pieces available in Big Top Chautauqua’s eBay auction, part of its Fall Fund Drive.
The 44-year-old man suspected of killing his parents in their Iron River apartment on Saturday is in an induced coma at St. Luke’s hospital in Duluth, under watch of Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office deputies, authorities said.
The man suspected of killing his own parents in their Iron River home was in an induced coma and will likely be charged with first degree murder later this week in connection with the slayings, law enforcement officials said in a press conference today.
Iron River was reeling Sunday on news that a well-known and well-liked elderly couple had been killed in a violent attack in their apartment the previous evening, allegedly carried out by one of their grown children.
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