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Evacuated Residents Allowed to Return Home in Green Bay

Officials say Green Bay residents who evacuated their homes can return as floodwaters recede. Green Bay Metro Fire Department lifted its emergency evacuation order at 10 a.m. Sunday for an eight- to 10-block area around the East River. Warm weather, rapidly melting snow and rain led to flooding Thursday night and Friday morning. The Green…read more »

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Crash Involving Oakhill Prison Transit Van Sends Seven to Hospital

Seven people are recovering from injuries suffered in a collision involving an Oakhill Correctional Institution transit van.  Dane County sheriff’s deputies say a Sun Prairie woman failed to obey a stop sign and struck the van around 5:45 this morning (Friday) in the town of Oregon.  Six inmates in the Oakhill van were taken to…read more »

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Milwaukee P-D Seeking Assistance in Minnesota Locating Two-Year-Old Girl

A nationwide search is on for two-year-old Noelani Robinson of Milwaukee.  Authorities believe she might be with someone in Minnesota after her father murdered her mother and abducted the girl.  Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales says Dariaz Higgins is a “cold-blooded killer” involved in human trafficking, and has been lying to investigators trying to locate…read more »

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Senators Johnson and Baldwin Introduce Bill to Delist Gray Wolf

U-S Senators Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are co-sponsoring legislation that would delist the gray wolf in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and Wyoming.  The Interior Department is moving foward with a rule to remove gray wolves from the Endangered Species List and a 60-day public comment period opened today (Friday).  Their bill would allow states and…read more »

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3 Men Arrested In Argentina On Drug Charges Will Be Extradited To Wisconsin

Federal prosecutors say three men arrested in Argentina will be extradited to Wisconsin so they can face drug charges.  Conrado Adolfo Frenzel, Jorge Alejandro Paura and Santiago Videmato were taken into custody in Buenos Aires Tuesday.  South American authorities are still looking for two more suspects.  The five are accused of working together to use…read more »

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Former Kidnapping Victim Elizabeth Smart Speaks In Barron

She was 14 when she was kidnapped from her Salt Lake City home, so Elizabeth Smart knows what Jayme Closs went through.  Smart will speak today (Friday) at the Barron Area Community Center.  She will talk about her similar experience 17 years ago and how 13-year-old Jayme Closs can move forward.  The public meeting is…read more »

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