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New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
Gregory’s Gift of Hope on ‘hold and non-movement’ order until further notice
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
UPDATE: Cooking oil spread along Hwy. 65
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Friday's Results: New Richmond football loses battle of big plays, 52-40
Thursday's Results: SCC football tops Mondovi, 21-0
Somerset football aims for first victory of season at Menomonie on Friday
New Richmond football renews rivalry with Rice Lake on Friday
St. Croix Central football plays Thursday at Mondovi
Area schools continue to see growth, improvement on AP tests
New Richmond Board of Education approves new course as part of healthcare pathway
Bezek looks to hold the line on spending in Somerset School District
Bobbie Guyette is the new NR Supervisor of School Nutrition
St. Croix Central: Tax levy, mill rate approved at annual meeting
New Richmond VFW Post wins fourth straight national award
Russells named grand marshals for Ox Cart Days parade
Prairies are the focus of Saturday program
Summertime fun in New Richmond
Photo slide show: Kruschke family hosts Farm City Day in New Richmond
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Somerset School District - Notice of Budget Hearing
School District of Somerset - Notice of Annual Meeting
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October 6, 2009
Wausau parents sentenced today for role in diabetic daughter's death
A Wausau area couple will find out this afternoon how long their sentences will be for letting their diabetic daughter die while they prayed for help. Dale and Leilani Neumann were both convicted of second-degree reckless homicide in separate trials this summer. But they'll be...
October 6, 2009 - 9:19am
September 24, 2009
Alleged serial killer Walter Ellis goes on trial next May for seven murders
Alleged Milwaukee serial killer Walter Ellis is scheduled to go on trial May 3, for the brutal killings of seven female prostitutes over 21 years. The trial was ordered yesterday, after a judge heard three hours of testimony and decided there was enough evidence to try Ellis, 49....
September 24, 2009 - 9:08am
September 17, 2009
Galeman's attorney asks panel to throw out ethics complaint
An attorney for State Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman asked a three-judge panel Wednesday to throw out an ethics complaint. James Bopp said Gableman should not be disciplined for a campaign ad he ran last spring, even if it was misleading. The panel did not rule immediately....
September 17, 2009 - 9:29am
September 15, 2009
Gableman tries to drop an ethics complaint against him Wednesday
A three-judge panel will hold a hearing in Waukesha on Wednesday, as State Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman tries to drop an ethics complaint against him. The state's Judicial Commission filed the complaint last fall. It said Gableman broke the judicial code of ethics with...
September 15, 2009 - 9:00am
September 5, 2009
Woman sues after battling E. coli traced to spinach
E. coli in the spinach made her sick. Now, an 85 year old woman from Fond du Lac is suing the California growers and shippers responsible for the product. Jane Majeska says she was hospitalized and put on a tube and ventilator after eating Dole spinach three years ago. The E....
September 5, 2009 - 12:15pm
September 2, 2009
Appeals court says security firm not negligent in Internet porn case
A state appeals court said a judge in Hudson was wrong to award $1.4 million to 10 female workers who had their security badge pictures placed on Internet porno sites. The Third District Appeals Court in Wausau said Wednesday that a security firm was not negligent when an employee...
September 2, 2009 - 9:00am
August 27, 2009
Trial begins for man accused in 1980 murders of high school sweethearts
A man who once headed the FBI's most wanted list is due in Jefferson County Circuit Court this afternoon. A judge will decide if there's enough evidence to put Edward Edwards on trial for the 1980 slayings of Tim Hack and Kelly Drew. Edwards, 76, was a maintenance man at the restaurant...
August 27, 2009 - 9:00am
August 26, 2009
Avery's nephew waits on new trial request in auto salvage yard murder
It might be awhile before Brendan Dassey can have a judge consider his request for a new trial. Dassey's new lawyers said his old ones did a poor job of representing him when a jury convicted him of helping his uncle Steven Avery kill Teresa Halbach at his family's auto salvage...
August 26, 2009 - 9:09am
August 17, 2009
Trial starts today for Lake Geneva homicide; wife's body wrapped in chains
Trial starts today for David Broussard of Burlington. He is accused of murdering his wife 12 years ago. Dawn Broussard was 29 years old when she disappeared. Authorities were contacted when she didn't show up for work. Her body was found wrapped in chains at the bottom of Geneva...
August 17, 2009 - 9:40am
August 12, 2009
Hatfield man pleads guilty, gets life prison term for shooting wife
A Hatfield man pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing ex-wife before he told police she was missing, and he allowed hundreds to spend a week searching for her. Douglas Sidie, 39, was convicted in Jackson County of first-degree intentional homicide. Ten other charges of hiding a corpse...
August 12, 2009 - 9:17am
August 11, 2009
Plea expected from Hatfield man accused of killing ex-wife and letting hundreds search for her
A west central Wisconsin man accused of killing his ex-wife and letting hundreds of people spend a week searching for her is expected to enter a plea today. Jackson County prosecutors say Douglas Sidie, 39, of Hatfield will plead guilty or no contest to first-degree intentional...
August 11, 2009 - 9:18am
Neenah teen gets life in prison for strangling his father to death
Zach Reid of Neenah has been sentenced to life in prison for strangling his father to death, and his first chance of freedom will come in 40 years. Winnebago County Circuit Judge Scott Woldt agreed Monday to let the 17-year-old Reid petition for a supervised release starting in...
August 11, 2009 - 9:16am
Former surgeon gets 30 years for homicide by intoxicated driving
Former surgeon Mark Benson might have gotten Wisconsin's toughest prison sentence ever for homicide by intoxicated driving. He was given 30 years yesterday for causing the April 2008 rear-end crash that killed Oconomowoc educator Jennifer Bukosky, her unborn child and her 10-year-old...
August 11, 2009 - 9:10am
October 29, 2008
Lawton wants special courts for vets
Wisconsin legislators may be asked next year to create special courts for veterans where non-violent offenders can avoid prison by getting the treatment they need. Growing numbers of veterans are having trouble with mental health, drugs and alcohol. And Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton says...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am