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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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Rock River Update; City of Jefferson Issues Flood Alert

The Rock at Jefferson is at 10.7 feet today, in the minor flooding stage. It’s  expected to peak at 12 feet Sunday. The Rock at Fort Atkinson, in the action stage, is at 16.1 feet, and is now expected to peak at 16.5 feet Monday, in the minor flooding stage. And Lake Koshkonong is at…read more »

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Mass Shootings at New Zealand Mosques Kill 49; 1 Man Charged

Mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers killed 49 people on what the prime minister called “one of New Zealand’s darkest days,” as authorities charged one person, detained three others and defused explosive devices in what appeared to be a carefully planned racist attack. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the events…read more »

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