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11 months 1 week ago

CC falls at Wisconsin

Winning the battle of special teams on Friday, the University of Wisconsin also prevailed on the scoreboard. The 15th-ranked Badgers sandwiched a pair of power-play goals around a shorthanded tally by Colorado College's Alexander Krushelnyski in the second period, killed a pair of extended 5-on-3 opportunities by CC in the...

2 years 1 month ago

Romney, Ryan appear together as running mates

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Appearing for the first time as Mitt Romney's running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is attacking President Barack Obama for what he calls a "record of failure." With the political world watching, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney misspoke while introducing his running mate. Romney...

2 years 8 months ago

USGS: Micro-quake near Wis. city bothered by booms

CLINTONVILLE, Wis. (AP) - Federal geologists say a minor earthquake occurred this week near the Wisconsin city where researchers have been investigating a series of unexplained booming sounds. The U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday the 1.5 magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday just after midnight in the eastern Wisconsin city of Clintonville....

3 years 3 days ago

Colorado College beats Wisconsin 4-1

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado College scored three times in the first period and coasted to a 4-1 win over Wisconsin on Saturday. Jeff Collett had a goal and an assist for the Tigers (7-2-0, 5-2-0), who downed the Badgers 4-2 on Friday to sweep the two-game series. Scott...

3 years 8 months ago

CC beats Wisconsin 2-1 to win WCHA playoff series

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Stephen Schultz scored a power-play goal midway through the third period as Colorado College rallied to beat Wisconsin 2-1 Sunday in the clinching game of their Western Collegiate Hockey Association series. The Tigers (21-17-3) advance to next weekend's WCHA Final Five. They won the last...

3 years 8 months ago

Colorado College evens series with Wisconsin

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Jaden Schwartz scored at 5:48 of overtime Saturday to give Colorado College a 4-3 win over Wisconsin in their best-of-three Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoff series. Game three is Sunday with the winner advancing to the WCHA Final Five. Schwartz scored his first goal in...

3 years 9 months ago

Protests continue in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin's Republican governor says he's confident Democrats who skipped town to avoid voting on a bill removing union rights will return within a day or two, calling the boycott a "stunt." Democrats who left the state on Thursday before the Senate session started say they...

3 years 10 months ago

TCU ready for Rose Bowl challenge

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - When the TCU Horned Frogs stepped off the team bus and got their first look at the Rose Bowl's impeccably manicured grass last weekend, any lingering thoughts of disrespect and disappointment evaporated. Unbeaten TCU might be the third wheel in the BCS title dance, but the...

3 years 11 months ago

Students, teacher released in hostage situation

23 students and a teacher were released unharmed after being held by an armed student all afternoon in a high school classroom in Marinette, Wisconsin. Police say the guman shot himself when they broke into the classroom. No word yet on his condition or why he took hostages.

4 years 1 month ago

5 states make final pitch in Asian carp case

Attorneys for and against closing Chicago-area shipping locks to stop the spread of Asian carp are making their final pitches to a federal judge. Oral arguments Monday are the last step before Judge Robert Dow decides the issue. Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin say the action would...

4 years 1 month ago

Storm-weakened levee holding in Wisconsin

A 14-mile levee system partially breached by floodwaters in southcentral Wisconsin is holding. Columbia County Emergency Management director Pat Beghin says Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources workers monitored the levee overnight and will continue those efforts Tuesday. Beghin says about 25 homes remain occupied in Blackhawk Park, a neighborhood...

4 years 2 months ago

Flooding forces evacuations in Wisconsin

A powerful storm system passing through the upper Midwest has flooded a small Wisconsin community's downtown and has forced mandatory evacuations. The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department says deputies are working to evacuate homes in downtown Arcadia, which sits along the swollen Trempealeau river. Mayor John Kimmel has declared...

4 years 3 months ago

President Obama politicking, raising money

President Barack Obama is touching nearly every region of the country to stir up cash and attention for Democrats, launching a three-day trip. Obama will spend the heart of his Monday in Wisconsin, raising money for gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett and other Wisconsin Democrats. He will cap his...

4 years 3 months ago

Mexican drug gangs using US forests

Federal prosecutors believe a single drug organization is behind several marijuana farms that were raided by authorities in a national forest in northeast Wisconsin. Eight men were charged Wednesday after agents raided growing plots in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Investigators say they also found a house transformed into a...

4 years 4 months ago

Flooding shuts down airport, closes roads in Wis.

Powerful thunderstorms are causing widespread flooding in southern Wisconsin, closing down Milwaukee's airport and blocking roads, and two people have been struck by lightning. Heavy rains pounded the region Thursday, with parts of Milwaukee seeing up to 7.5 inches of rain in just two hours. The National Weather Service...

4 years 4 months ago

5 Great Lakes states sue feds over Asian carp

Five states are suing the federal government and Chicago's water department in federal court, demanding stronger action to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Minnesota and Pennsylvania filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in northern Illinois. It seeks an order to close...

4 years 4 months ago

Plane crashes in Rocky Mountain National Park

A small plane has crashed into a remote part of Rocky Mountain National Park, injuring two people from Wisconsin. Officials say a 54-year-old man and his 18-year-old daughter suffered only minor injuries in the crash Thursday night. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says both were conscious and moving about when...

4 years 10 months ago

Court won't close ship locks to block carp

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to order immediate closure of shipping locks near Chicago to prevent Asian carp from infesting the Great Lakes. The court rejected a request by Michigan for a preliminary injunction to close the locks temporarily while a long-term solution is sought to the...

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