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This week’s WOW at the Woodson

Here’s what’s happening at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Monday, June 26- Sunday, July 2. June 28 Wed. OR June 29 Thurs. 9:30-10:30am OR 11am-Noon Art Time for Tots Move Mountains Toddlers, 18 months-4 years, and accompanying adults gather to discover the beauty and power of nature through Taijiro Ito’s photography. Share movement, stories,… Keep Reading

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Woodchucks continue to struggle in loss to Mallards

The Wisconsin Woodchucks have struggled in the first inning this season, but they actually outscored the Madison Mallards in the first on Sunday afternoon. The problem, however, was that the Chucks (9-17) had zero hits after the first, and the Mallards (14-12) hit three home runs to race out to a 9-2 win. In a… Keep Reading

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Kinship program mentorships expand through grant

MARSHFIELD – Rachelle Tuyls met Kiana when she was 12 years old, at a time when Kiana’s father was working full time and her mother had returned to school. Her parents were making investments in their family’s future, but Kiana needed a positive mentor in the present, especially during the after school hours before her… Keep Reading

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Lawyers seek to free inmate featured in ‘Making a Murderer’

By TODD RICHMOND and STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Attorneys for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” petitioned for his immediate release Friday after a federal appeals court ruled that his confession was coerced. Lawyers for Brendan Dassey filed papers Friday with the Chicago-based 7th Circuit Court… Keep Reading

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Company: 5th worker has died after Wisconsin mill explosion

CAMBRIA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin company says a fifth worker has died after an explosion last month at its corn milling plant. Didion Milling officials say Carlos “Charly” Nunez died Friday at a hospital from injuries he suffered in the May 31 explosion at the plant in Cambria. The community is about 45 miles… Keep Reading

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USA Gymnastics doctor to stand trial on sex assault charges

By ED WHITE, Associated Press MASON, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges of sexually assaulting six young gymnasts who said he molested them while they were seeking treatment for various injuries. Judge Donald Allen Jr. made his decision… Keep Reading

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Foltynewicz, Swanson lead Braves over Brewers 5-4

By GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Braves manager Brian Snitker couldn’t believe how quickly 23-year-old shortstop Dansby Swanson took control of a tough situation in ninth inning. “That play Dansby made — I’m not sure I’ve ever seen anything like that,” Snitker said. “That ball’s up the middle, and you go to third… Keep Reading

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Police: Woman missing from Marshfield

MARSHFIELD — Police are asking the public’s help locating a missing and possibly endangered woman last seen Thursday evening in Marshfield Anna Ineichen, 46, was last seen around 10:30 p.m. at her home, police said. Her unoccupied vehicle was found early Friday morning on Hwy. 54 just west of Hwy. 80 near Dexterville. Anna is… Keep Reading

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Woodchucks fall to Kingfish 10-4

Friday night’s game was a closely-contested pitchers’ duel for about four-and-a-half innings. But the Kenosha Kingfish (16-9) erupted for nine runs on nine hits in the middle innings to pull out of reach in a 10-4 victory over the Wisconsin Woodchucks (9-15). The Woodchucks struck first in the third when Milton Rivera reached on an… Keep Reading

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