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Environmental, tribal groups ask PUC to reconsider Line 3

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Environmental and tribal groups asked Minnesota regulators on Tuesday to reconsider their approval of Enbridge Energy’s plans to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. The groups, including the Sierra Club, Youth Climate Intervenors, Friends of the Headwaters and Honor the Earth, filed their requests with… Keep Reading


Yelich, Brewers dent Cards’ playoff chances with 12-4 win

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Milwaukee’s last NL MVP thinks he is about to get some company. Led by Christian Yelich’s silky smooth game, the Brewers are closing in on the playoffs. Yelich homered and drove in a career-high six runs, and surging Milwaukee hurt St. Louis’ postseason chances with a 12-4 victory over the Cardinals… Keep Reading


Wausau to hold large item drop-off event this weekend

WAUSAU — Residents in Wausau can dispose of their large, unwanted items this weekend during the city’s fall Clean it Up, Wausau event, according to the city’s newsletter. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29. Clean It Up Wausau, spearheaded by the city’s… Keep Reading


Man dies in fall from cliff at Wisconsin state park

STURGEON BAY, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a man has died in a fall from a cliff while hiking in state park in northeastern Wisconsin.Authorities say the 70-year-old Elkhart, Indiana man slipped and fell off a 100-foot drop while hiking with his wife Sunday in Peninsula State Park in Door County. The Wisconsin Department… Keep Reading


‘Making a Murderer’ sequel set to premiere Oct. 19

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A sequel to the popular “Making a Murderer” documentary series is set to premiere Oct. 19 on Netflix. The first “Making a Murderer” recounted the story of Steven Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, who were convicted in the 2005 slaying of Wisconsin photographer Teresa Halbach. Avery and Dassey are serving… Keep Reading


MCPL Book Clubs: October 2018

Marathon City Book Club: “My Antonia” by Willa Cather Oct. 8. Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City. We’ll be reading “My Antonia” by Willa Cather. Free, with new members always welcome. 5:45 p.m. 715-443-2775. Hatley Book Club: “Wonder” by R. J. Palacio Oct. 9. Join our Hatley Branch Book Club… Keep Reading


Wausau area obituaries, Sept. 24

Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home, with locations in Wausau and Weston. Scott Parsons Quiet and shy are not words that one would use to describe Scott Parsons. Loud, xtreme, artist, talented, hard-working, chrome, toxic pipes, karaoke and giving are words that more accurately describe him. Scott lived life, every day.  ome would… Keep Reading


State officials ask motorists, farm vehicle operators to be patient, alert

As another Wisconsin fall harvest season gets underway, Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection and Department of Transportation officials ask motorists and farm vehicle operators to be patient and share the road. “Agriculture supports more than 413,000 jobs in Wisconsin and contributes more than $88 billion annually to our state’s economy,” DATCP Secretary Sheila… Keep Reading


‘Aerospace Jam’ with Milwaukee Bucks  to connect STEM students with aerospace industry

MADISON — More than 300 of the state’s top science, technology, engineering and mathematics, STEM, students will engage with companies in Wisconsin’s growing aerospace industry during the second annual Milwaukee Bucks Aerospace Jam event Oct. 27 at Fiserv Forum in downtown Milwaukee. The Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., Gulfstream and the… Keep Reading

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