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Prep hockey: Tuesday’s scores

By The Associated Press BOYS HOCKEY Avalanche 6, Tomah 0 D.C. Everest 5, Lakeland/Mercer 0 DeForest 11, Milton 1 Fond du Lac Springs 5, Cedarburg 1 Madison West 7, Janesville 1 Monroe 3, LaFollette / East 2 Onalaska 11, Sparta/Mauston 0 Rhinelander/Three Lakes 2, De Pere/West De Pere 1 Somerset 4, Chisago Lakes, Minn. 1… Keep Reading


Antetokounmpo scores 32 to help Bucks breeze past Kings (with box)

By MICHAEL WAGAMAN, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo wasn’t the least bit surprised that Milwaukee’s most lopsided win of the season coincided with one of the Bucks’ best defensive games. The NBA’s most improved player last year also issued a warning of sorts to his teammates. “We can’t hide now,” Antetokounmpo said… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

Council rejects call for city administrator

By Shereen Siewert WAUSAU — Members of the Wausau City Council on Tuesday approved the city’s 2018 budget, but did not approve a request by council member Romey Wagner to hire a city administrator. Wagner told his fellow council members on Tuesday an administrator would help Mayor Rob Mielke transform from a “good” mayor to… Keep Reading


Tired of waiting for the Feds, local groups target menthol cigarettes

By Paul Feldman/FairWarning Anti-smoking groups, frustrated by federal inaction on restricting menthol cigarettes, are taking matters into their own hands. In recent months, cities ranging from Oakland and Los Gatos, Calif., to Minneapolis and St. Paul have passed laws limiting the availability of menthol cigarettes, which health advocates say have a particular appeal to beginning… Keep Reading


DOJ: Crandon officer-involved shooting was justified

By Shereen Siewert MADISON — The Crandon Police officer who fatally shot a man during an Oct. 22 traffic stop was justified in his actions, according to a Wisconsin Department of Justice report released today. DCI has been investigating the fatal shooting of Dexter David Anthony Baxter that took place on the evening at the… Keep Reading


Horace Mann honors citizens of the month

Congratulations to Horace Mann Middle School November Citizens of the Month. This month’s trait was “Treats people with courtesy.” Row 1: Gideon Galetka, Lilyrose Young, Jack Place,Taea Schiefelbein Row 2: Abigail Iriarte, Song Jai Lor, Josh Marting, Leng Xiong Row 3:  Caiden Eklund, Kim Vue, Memphis Yang, Angeles Juarez-Vasquez Keep Reading

Opinion/Wisconsin news

Opinion: Net Neutrality repeal could damage local news startups

Information must flow freely for democracy to flourish By Matt DiRienzo/LION Publishers The Federal Communications Commission is expected to vote on repealing Net Neutrality on Dec. 14. Repealing Net Neutrality would allow giant chain media to work in concert with internet conglomerates to limit access to independent, alternative, and local news sites — including Wausau… Keep Reading

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