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2014-08-12

Cleaning rags sparked fire at Green Bay high school

Fire investigators have determined that spontaneous combustion was the cause of last Friday’s morning fire that heavily damaged Green Bay Preble High School. Green Bay Area Public School District employees, who were cleaning up from the resurfacing of the gym…

posted 2014/08/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Candlelight vigil held for crash victims

Several hundred people turned out Monday night in downtown Wausau to remember two girls who died in a Friday morning rollover crash and the seven other people injured. 12-year-old Reighlee Stevenson and 12-year-old Deserae Landowski died after the SUV they…

posted 2014/08/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Wisconsin’s fall primary election is today

There are several races on the ballot for legislative, congressional, and constitutional officers — including governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, and state treasurer. Competitive races likely to get the most attention include a three-way Democratic primary for…

posted 2014/08/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Teen driver in Wausau SUV double fatality faces charges

The driver of the vehicle involved in Friday’s crash east of Wausau that killed two teenagers was in court Monday. Names cannot be released because of the ages and because formal charges have not been filed yet. The driver was…

posted 2014/08/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-08-10

Pipeline projects raise concerns

Environmentalists are raising concerns about a pair of proposed pipeline projects in northwestern Wisconsin. Enbridge wants to build a new crude oil pipeline and expand an existing one, both of which would run through Douglas County from the Minnesota border…

posted 2014/08/10 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

State gears up for primary elections

Statewide, congressional, and legislative offices are among the many races that will appear on ballots across the state Tuesday, as voters head out to select the candidates that will represent their parties in November’s general election. As voters get ready…

posted 2014/08/10 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Candlelight vigil planned in Wausau for crash victims

A candlelight vigil will be held in downtown Wausau tonight to help support for the kids killed and injured in a single vehicle crash last Friday. Two children have died and eight others were hurt when their large sport utility…

posted 2014/08/10 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Gunman threatens tubers in Florence County

A 70-year-old man is in police custody after threatening groups of inner tubers at gunpoint. Florence County deputies had reports over the weekend of a man standing on the shore of the Pine River, pointing a shotgun at tubers, saying…

posted 2014/08/10 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Wisconsin sees big drop in drunk driving crashes

New numbers from the state Department of Transportation show there was a massive drop in alcohol-related crashes in Wisconsin over the past decade Between 2003 and 2013, fatal alcohol-related crashes in Wisconsin dropped by 47 percent, while injuries fell by…

posted 2014/08/10 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Driver arrested after fleeing police three times

An attempt to pull over a suspected drunk driver turned into a series of high speed chases in Wood County Saturday night. Wisconsin Rapids officers tried to pull over 47-year-old Christopher Ostrum just before 11:30 p.m. Saturday. Ostrum instead accelerated…

posted 2014/08/10 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Fond du Lac police make arrest in naked home invasions

Police in Fond du Lac have arrested a 26-year-old man for a series of home invasions earlier this summer in which the intruder was nude. The department says the suspect was interviewed by a detective Saturday and admitted to the…

posted 2014/08/10 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-08-08

Lotto sales break record

For the third year in a row, the Wisconsin Lottery has made record ticket sales. Lottery Director Mike Edmonds says almost $569 million worth of game tickets were sold during the state’s fiscal year ending June 30th. A year ago,…

posted 2014/08/08 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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