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Food: Summer BLT Chicken Salad

By Badger Girl Learns to Cook I am going to be upfront with you. I am working on recipes every day, but I am not as meticulous as I once was. Aka, I rarely break out the measuring cups and spoons. My daughters love playing with them, and I am generally throwing dinner together. Sometimes,… Keep Reading

Sports

Kenseth puts on brave face as he’s being shown the door

By JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — It could have gotten very uncomfortable as Erik Jones and Matt Kenseth sat side-by-side shortly after an intriguing race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Both drivers wanted to win for very different reasons, both came up short , then circumstances put them together in a… Keep Reading

Sports

Aguilar homers twice as Anderson, Brewers beat Rockies 8-4

By BRENT W. NEW, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — A day after coming off the bench to hit a decisive home run, Jesus Aguilar made the most of his start at first base. Aguilar picked up where he left off and homered twice, Chase Anderson won in his return from the disabled list and the… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

Search suspended for missing kayaker in Door County

FISH CREEK, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have suspended the search for a missing kayaker in Door County. The 20-year-old man went missing Saturday afternoon while kayaking in Green Bay near Horseshoe Island off Peninsula State Park. Officials with the Coast Guard, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and local agencies searched until Sunday afternoon. Deputies found… Keep Reading

Sports

Aguilar’s go-ahead HR in 9th lifts Brewers over Rockies 6-3

By MICHAEL KELLY, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Jesus Aguilar went to the plate as a pinch-hitter, ready for a steady diet of breaking balls from Greg Holland. Colorado’s closer obliged, and the big right-hander made him pay with a game-turning drive. Aguilar connected for a go-ahead home run with two outs in the ninth… Keep Reading

Sports

Rodgers looks good, Cousins doesn’t; Packers top Skins 21-17

By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Pro Football Writer LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Kirk Cousins and the rest of the Washington Redskins’ first-team offense played the full first half Saturday night and did not look ready for prime time. Not at all. “We stuttered and sputtered,” coach Jay Gruden said, “and missed a few throws and had… Keep Reading

Sports

Friday’s prep football scores

By The Associated Press Abbotsford 42, Crandon 6 Amery 24, Barron 0 Amherst 43, Omro 6 Antigo 20, Berlin 14 Appleton East 28, Wausau West 24 Appleton North 41, D.C. Everest 14 Arrowhead 23, Marquette University 16 Assumption 42, Necedah 34 Augusta 34, Three Lakes/Phelps 6 Big Foot 47, Brodhead/Juda 27 Bloomer 46, Somerset 38… Keep Reading

Sports

Rockies back Marquez with 3 HRs, beat Brewers 8-4

By BRENT W. NEW, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — German Marquez got hit hard at times on Friday night. Nothing like the shelling Milwaukee starter Matt Garza took, though. Charlie Blackmon hit his sixth leadoff home run of the season, Marquez won for the first time in three weeks and the Colorado Rockies beat the… Keep Reading

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Fire crews fight blaze at Wausau home; 3 cats rescued

Firefighters are at the scene of a house fire that broke out just after 6 p.m. on Wausau’s near east side.  Three cats were rescued from the home. No injuries have been reported.  Smoke billowed from the roof of the two story home, located in the 600 block of 7th Street in downtown Wausau as… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

Road trip weekend update

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) provides a weekly update on road construction in north central Wisconsin, which includes: Adams, Green Lake, Florence, Forest, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Marquette, Menominee, Oneida, Portage, Price, Shawano, Vilas, Waupaca, Waushara, and Wood counties. Motorists are reminded that using handheld cell phones in Wisconsin work zones is illegal. To… Keep Reading

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