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Marshfield man faces 5th OWI charge

WAUSAU — A 41-year-old Marshfield man is accused of his fifth drunken driving charge following a traffic stop in Spencer. A review hearing is set for today for David Stephens, who police say nearly struck a vehicle head on and drove into a ditch before being arrested. Stephens’ preliminary blood alcohol content was 0.225 percent,… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

No more ‘America’s Dairyland’ on Wisconsin plates?

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The head of the state chamber of commerce says it may be time to do away with “America’s Dairyland” on Wisconsin license plates. Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce President Kurt Bauer floated the idea at a luncheon Monday attended by hundreds of the state’s business leaders. Bauer says that other slogans like… Keep Reading

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Second man charged in Cabaret arson

WAUSAU — Charges have been filed against a second suspect in an arson that badly damaged a Wausau tavern. Robert F. Hernandez, 33, of Wausau is expected to appear Oct. 26 in Marathon County Circuit Court on felony arson charges in connection with the Aug. 4, 2016 blaze at Cabaret, 204 E. Rib Mountain Drive.… Keep Reading

Food

Food: Nacho Pot Pie

by Dax Phillips, Simple Comfort Food It’s starting to ramp up to comfort food season. Not like that has stopped me year round to make most any type of comfort food, but this fall season in particular has already yielded a variety of soups and casseroles. This is one of those recipes. While thinking of… Keep Reading

Sports

Packers Vikings stats

Green Bay 0 10 0 0—10 Minnesota 0 14 3 6—23 Second Quarter Min_McKinnon 27 pass from Keenum (Forbath kick), 14:53. GB_D.Adams 14 pass from Hundley (Crosby kick), 10:40. Min_McKinnon 3 run (Forbath kick), 7:22. GB_FG Crosby 26, 1:51. Third Quarter Min_FG Forbath 36, 9:35. Fourth Quarter Min_FG Forbath 34, 14:57. Min_FG Forbath 53, 10:47.… Keep Reading

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Dodgers’ dominant bullpen is baffling foes in NL playoffs

By GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — A year ago, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was attempting to get through the late innings of tight playoff games with long appearances by closer Kenley Jansen, a hodgepodge of veteran relievers and one desperate bailout from ace Clayton Kershaw. One October later, Los Angeles’ bullpen… Keep Reading

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1 woman dies, another survives marina accident

SISTER BAY, Wis. (AP) — One woman died and another survived after their car landed in the water at the Sister Bay Marina. Door County sheriff’s deputies say they got a call about 10 p.m. Saturday about a vehicle that was in the water near the boat launch. Deputies arrived and found a Hyundai submerged… Keep Reading

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