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Charity ride benefits food pantries

Charity ride benefits food pantries

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – A couple biking across Minnesota and Wisconsin arrived at Lambeau Field in time for Sunday’s Green Bay Packers’ game after leaving the site of the old Metrodome in Minneapolis seven days before. Rick and Robin Martinek’s charity ride of several hundred miles through wind and rain benefited food pantries – […]

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Bulaga out for Packers

Bulaga out for Packers

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Packers right tackle Bryan Bulaga missed Sunday’s game against the New York Jets with a left knee injury. Bulaga was listed as questionable coming into the home opener after being limited in practice this week. The fifth-year veteran was replaced by Derek Sherrod. An injury to the same knee in […]

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Rodgers, Packers roar back to beat Jets 31-24

Rodgers, Packers roar back to beat Jets 31-24

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Aaron Rodgers threw for three touchdowns, Jordy Nelson had a career-high 209 yards receiving and the Green Bay Packers rallied from an 18-point deficit for a 31-24 win over the New York Jets on Sunday. New York appeared to tie it with 5 minutes left on a 37-yard touchdown catch […]

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Clark, Reynolds homer as Brewers beat Reds 9-2

Clark, Reynolds homer as Brewers beat Reds 9-2

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Matt Clark hit a three-run homer in Milwaukee’s five-run seventh inning, and the Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Sunday. Mark Reynolds added a solo shot in the eighth as the Brewers won for the fourth time in five games. Matt Garza allowed one run and four hits in six-plus innings. […]

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Hundreds evacuate from 3 California wildfires

Hundreds evacuate from 3 California wildfires

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Two out-of-control wildfires in California are forcing hundreds of residents to flee from their homes. One blaze near Bass Lake in Central California, prompted authorities to evacuate about 1,000 residents from 400 homes. Farther north, a wildfire about 60 miles east of Sacramento has forced the evacuation of 133 homes. […]

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River refuge to offer November tour

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Outdoor enthusiasts will get a chance to see the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge’s waterfowl and fall colors up close in November. The refuge is planning to offer its annual bus tour to view migrating tundra swans, other waterfowl and changing leaves on Nov. 15. The tour will […]

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Wisconsin grape harvest starting slowly

Wisconsin grape harvest starting slowly

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin vineyards are beginning to gather their grapes, and growers say they’ve seen better harvests. Most say the picking is behind schedule by 10 days to two weeks, the Wisconsin State Journal reports. And they expect to get less fruit than last year because the hard winter, a cool summer and […]

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Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – The winner of this year’s Miss America pageant is Miss New York Kira Kazantsev. But her talent performance took a lot of criticism on social media networks. Kazantsev sang Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” while sitting cross-legged on the stage and banging a red plastic cup on the floor. She says she […]

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US creating programs to counter extremists

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Justice Department is launching a series of pilot programs to deal with American extremists intent on joining the fighting in countries like Syria and Iraq. Attorney General Eric Holder says in a video message that the pilot programs will involve religious leaders, prosecutors and community representatives. He says the goal is […]

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Betty Lou Thompson

| September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Betty Lou Thompson, age 84  passed away on Friday, September 12th Private family services will be held at the Thorson Funeral Home in Viroqua with burial in the Viroqua Cemetery.

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