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March 7, 2013
Funerals held for truckers who died in river; Toddler killed by pit bulls; more briefs
Funeral services were quickly arranged for two Minneapolis men who died when their semi-truck plunged into a river from a snowy I-94 in near Menomonie. The body of the truck driver, Batrodin Siyad, 25, was recovered from the submerged semi on the Red Cedar River Tuesday. His funeral...
March 7, 2013 - 9:59am
March 6, 2013
UPDATED: Dive team locates second crash victim; sheriff apologizes for chief's outburst; lost K-9 located; more state news
MENOMONIE -- Members of the St. Croix EMS & Rescue's dive team were able to recover the body of Mohammed O. Malin early Wednesday afternoon, and eastbound lanes of I-94 over the Red Cedar River have been reopened, the State Patrol reported mid-afternoon. The State Patrol said Wednesday...
March 6, 2013 - 8:44am
March 5, 2013
Wisconsin firm to build foundation for Stillwater bridge; Study shows some women dying younger; more briefs
A Wisconsin company will build the foundation for the new four-lane bridge across the St. Croix River between Hudson and Stillwater, Minn. Edward Kraemer and Sons of Plain in Sauk County was named the winning bidder Monday. The firm will get almost $37 million to build five piers...
March 5, 2013 - 9:24am
UPDATE: Accidents causing I-94 slowdowns; Red Cedar bridge crash now cleared
Traffic accidents near Hudson and Menomonie caused temporary slowdowns for travelers Tuesday morning. The State Patrol announced about 10:10...
March 5, 2013 - 9:00am
March 4, 2013
Snowstorm headed for Wisconsin; Snowy winter leads to jump in snowmobile deaths; Report says Army bomb parts could have been recycled; more briefs
For the third week in a row, a major snowstorm is brewing to the west of us, and it's heading right toward Wisconsin. The La Crosse area is expecting around an inch during the day today, but the heaviest stuff is due in tonight and tomorrow. The National Weather Service now says...
March 4, 2013 - 8:54am
February 27, 2013
Senators Baldwin, Johnson split on Hagel confirmation vote; snow blamed for Walworth fatality; tribal gaming revenues down; more state briefs
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Wisconsin's U.S. senators voted opposite ways, when Chuck Hagel was confirmed Tuesday as the nation's new defense secretary. A seven-week battle over his nomination ended Tuesday, when a divided Senate voted 58 to 41 to confirm the president's appointment. Democrat...
February 27, 2013 - 8:37am
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Woman accused of stealing dead man's identity
From the Forum News Service North Dakota Demonstrator praises school action against students in KKK garb GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Danny G. Holwerda Jr. stood at a street corner near Red River High School on Tuesday morning, holding a sign with the phrase "Racism will not stand." He...
February 27, 2013 - 8:08am
February 22, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Two snowmobilers found dead on Lake Superior
From the Forum News Service Minnesota 1 killed in plane crash PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. - A rural Parkers Prairie man heard what sounded like a crop-spraying plane with engine trouble about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a loud crash. When Gayle Snook went out to investigate, he...
February 22, 2013 - 9:24am
Most of snow is done - many state schools close; GOP bill would slash mining company fees; Two snowmobilers die; more briefs
Thousands of Wisconsin school students are getting a three-day weekend thanks to the massive Midwest winter storm. Most closings are in the Green Bay and Fox Valley regions. Green Bay schools are shut down - along with those in Appleton, Oshkosh, Fond du Lac and Manitowoc plus many...
February 22, 2013 - 8:58am
February 19, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Two killed in four-vehicle crash
Credit: Forum News Service North Dakota Boxer in critical condition after bout GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A Grand Forks boxer is in critical condition at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks after collapsing during an amateur boxing card Saturday. J.J. Moen suffered a severe brain injury,...
February 19, 2013 - 7:11am
February 14, 2013
One injured in Star Prairie vehicle crash
A Star Prairie man was hospitalized after crashing his vehicle into a tree on Thursday, Feb. 7. Grant D. Brotzler, 22, of Star Prairie was arrested for operating while intoxicated-third offense, operating while revoked and failure to keep his vehicle under control after he lost control...
February 14, 2013 - 9:07am
February 7, 2013
Driver flees as three Minnesota passengers hurt in Pierce County crash
A late night crash Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the town of Trenton sent three people from Red Wing, Minn., to the hospital for injuries. One passenger had to be extricated from a vehicle by Ellsworth firefighters. The unidentified driver of a 1998 Buick Regal, eastbound on 825th Street...
February 7, 2013 - 9:26am
February 6, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Three more charges filed in triple fatal crash
Credit: Forum News Service North Dakota Rig accident victim was Montana man WATFORD CITY, N.D.
February 6, 2013 - 8:16am
February 5, 2013
REGIONAL BRIEFS: Man gets 15 years for totem pole death
Credit: Forum News Service North Dakota Sonic restaurants likely to spread in N.D. MINOT, N.D.
February 5, 2013 - 8:28am
February 4, 2013
Watchdog: E-mailed ballots hint lawmakers hiding something; school open enrollments underway; ice-related incidents claim two lives, more state news
MADISON -- A key state Assembly panel has joined the Senate in letting its members cast paper or e-mailed committee ballots without having to meet in public to vote and it's raising concerns that the government is trying to do more of its business in secret. Members of the Assembly...
February 4, 2013 - 9:30am