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JEFFERSON COUNTY — Jefferson County officials have identified the second set of human remains recovered in a shed that burned on April 24th in Ixonia. On August 18th, authorities reported the second set of remains belonged to 52-year-old Charles Lawrence, who lived at the home. Another set of remains was identified on May 16th, as those of 61-year-old Brion Downie, who also lived at the home. The fire happened inside a shed located on Northside Drive near County Highway P in …
08.18 / 20:02
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Hollywood and Broadway appear to be taking a page from Wall Street’s playbook. The remaining 16 members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities resigned in protest on Friday, capping off a dramatic week that included a stream of CEO resignations from two of President Trump’s business councils. Actor Kal Penn on Friday tweeted an official resignation letter that read as a sharp rebuke of the President’s actions in the wake of the attack in…
08.18 / 20:02
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Friday(8/18) was declared Broadband Day in Wisconsin, and Governor Scott Walker stopped in Rhinelander to highlight what will likely be a large increase in funding coming in the next budget. Walker says the funding a few years ago was $500,000 but will be very different in the next budget whenever that is signed... Walker said 15 percent of all the grants have come in Oneida, Vilas and Florence counties. Walker said times have changed and broadband is equivalent to rural electrification in…
08.18 / 19:38
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The 2017 Kenosha County Junior Fair dairy show took place Friday morning at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. A Holstein shown by Carrie Weis was named supreme champion overall. We expect to have more results later. Check back. Meanwhile, here are some photos from the show (we will have a separate post with the cute as…
08.18 / 19:34
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Continental Girbau helps Habitat for Humanity and plans to help Salvation Army during the…
08.18 / 19:28
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Construction on the city's newest skateboard haven is underway at Kiwanis Park in Sheboygan. The park is designed for all levels of skater to…
It’s time we take our eclipse back from the scientists and a…
Hudson Star ObserverPepper Fest began in 1954 as a way to raise funds to build North Hudson Elementary School and has turned into an annual event to assist community organizations throughout…
08.18 / 19:22
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Hudson Star ObserverPepper Fest began in 1954 as a way to raise funds to build North Hudson Elementary School and has turned into an annual event to assist community organizations throughout…
08.18 / 19:22
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I'm the new Public Issues Investigator for the Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune and the Marshfield News-Herald. Here are a few things to know about…
08.18 / 19:15
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The Stonecipher Astronomy Center in Sturgeon Bay will host a solar eclipse viewing event that includes a live feed from locations of total…
08.18 / 19:13
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Green Bay's Rotating Art Program will expand a public art effort largely focused on downtown to all regions of the…
08.18 / 19:13
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By Hub City Times staff WISCONSIN RAPIDS — A 25-year-old Neillsville man faces three charges stemming from a June 2016 […
08.18 / 19:12
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Kendra K. Bruley, 24, was charged in Outagamie County court with drunken driving causing great bodily…
08.18 / 19:05
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It’s time we take our eclipse back from the scientists and a…
08.18 / 19:05
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EAU CLAIRE — Joseph LeDuc once had a good career going doing mechanical work in an industrial setting. But that was before an injury, which led to years of s…
08.18 / 19:04
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KENOSHA — February is often a quiet time in the restaurant world, but things are buzzing in downtown Kenosha! “[Sunday] we had a line to the door from 9:00 a.m. until about 8:00 p.m. It was every seat full — people waiting in line,” said Riki Tagliapietra, GM of The Buzz. For nine days, Restaurant Week heats up the local food scene in the middle of winter. “Some restaurants say that it’s their best week ever, especially for February, being the middle of [……
08.18 / 19:02
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More than 150 years after the Civil War ended, the Confederacy is memorialized with statues, monuments and historical markers across the United States. Some say they mark history and honor heritage. Others argue they are racist symbols of America’s dark legacy of slavery. A nationwide debate surrounding this issue has been underway since Dylann Roof killed nine African-Americans in a Charleston, South Carolina, church in 2015 in an effort to “start a race war.” And it…
08.18 / 19:01
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MADISON — The next public hearing on Foxconn Technology Group’s plans to build a $10 billion manufacturing campus will be held near where the factory would be. The Legislature’s budget-writing Joint Finance Committee announced Friday that it will hold a public hearing Tuesday at Gateway Technical College in Sturtevant. This hearing on the $3 billion tax incentive bill comes after the Assembly passed the measure with bipartisan support Thursday. An Assembly committee previously h…
08.18 / 19:01
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Rescue officials in Sierra Leone warned Friday that the chances of finding survivors in the debris of this week’s mudslides “are getting smaller every day,” as bereaved and homeless survivors faced the magnitude of all they have lost. Burials and rescue efforts pressed on amid the threat of further disaster. Up to 450 bodies have been recovered in and around the capital, Freetown, after Monday’s mudslides and flooding, according to Dr. S…
08.18 / 19:01
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