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A Dane County circuit court judge ruled against Republican gubernatorial candidate Mark Green in his case against the State Elections Board ruling. Earlier this month the Democrat-controlled SEB ruled that Green could not use $467,844 from his U.S.
Jury: Ellsworth man assaulted girl By ELLSWORTH - An Ellsworth man was found guilty Thursday on charges in the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl three years ago. Todd London, 41, was convicted on counts of sexual assault of a child and sexual contact with a child. The verdict followed a two-day jury trial in Pierce County Circuit Court. A sentencing date hadn't been scheduled as of Friday. The case originated in the summer of 2003, when the girl was up late at London's Ellsworth home as he and his wife came home from a bar, apparently intoxicated.
MADISON - It's the time of year again to kick off the fall wild turkey hunt across Badgerland. The fall wild turkey season opens on Oct. 1 and runs through Nov.
BAY CITY -- A Bay City man was injured after his vehicle struck a utility pole along Highway 35. James Claflin, 59, was driving south in Bay City when his vehicle left the roadway at 2:35 a.m. Friday, according to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department. He was transported to Fairview Red Wing Medical Center with unknown injuries. Red Wing (Minn.) Ambulance and Ellsworth Fire Department assisted at the scene.
Wisconsin has spent millions of dollars on creating a new voter list and installing new ballot- counting technology at hundreds of polling stations. Now, a state legislator is proposing a new voting system he says will save money and increase voter turnout. Rep. Fred Kessler, D-Milwaukee, to introduce a bill in January that he says will bring the polling station to the voter. He wants the state to adopt a vote-by-mail system that's proved successful in Oregon and Washington.
On Thursday, the two-man crew of Expedition 13 will leave the International Space Station and return to Earth. Among them is Wisconsin astronaut Colonel Jeffrey Williams, Winter. He says as fun and interesting as his six months in space have been, he's looking forward to getting back home. During his six months in space, Williams has walked in space three times, has taken thousands of pictures of planet Earth and has been part of an experiment on the effect of prolonged weightlessness on a person. Now, he says he misses home.
Eugene Kenneth Van Dien, 73, of Baldwin, died peacefully Sunday September 24, 2006 at his residence following a short illness with cancer. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, September 28th at the First Reformed Church in Baldwin. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4 until 8:00 PM at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home in Baldwin, and one hour prior to the service at church on Thursday. Burial with full military honors provided by the Baldwin American Legion Post 240 will be in the Baldwin Cemetery.
A River Falls man is in custody for the shooting deaths of a man and a woman Friday in the woman's West Lakeland, Minn., home. The man, Steven Allen Van Keuren, 46, had a two-year relationship with Teri Lynn Lee, 38, before the couple broke up earlier this year. Now, Lee and a male friend are dead allegedly by Van Kueren's hand, and Van Keuren is in the hospital recovering from a gunshot wound himself. Steven Allen Van Keuren Washington County (Minn.) Sheriff Steve Pott said Van Keuren apparently broke into Lee's home in the 12400 block of 9th Street N.
Two people were found dead and a third shot by sheriff deputies at a West Lakeland home early Friday morning. The Washington County Sheriff's Office reported that a member of the countywide special response, or SWAT team, had shot a man suspected of breaking into a home in the 12400 block of 9th Street North. Sheriff Steve Pott reported that deputies arrived at the home at about 4:30 a.m. Sept. 22 after an emergency call from a neighbor's home.
A federal judge in California, in the second phase of a landmark water pollution decision, has given the federal Environmental Protection Agency two years to start regulating the discharge of ballast water from ships. U.S. District Judge Susan Illston in San Francisco in April 2005 ordered the EPA to immediately repeal regulations exempting ship operators from having to obtain permits that regulate the discharge of pollution. She issued a follow-up order Monday.