Deputy wounded in 1991 dies
    A former deputy sheriff with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office has died. Deputy Michael Severson was shot and paralyzed in a line of duty incident 23 years ago. Sheriff Pete Johnson said Severson was assisting officers from the Burnett County Sheriff’s Department in the Village of Webster on April 19, 1991, when a suspect opened […]
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    Court filing shows elections agency approved John Doe probe
    New court filings show that the state Government Accountability Board unanimously approved the John Doe probe into Republican campaign activity in Wisconsin’s recall elections. Board investigator Dean Nickel filed a brief Tuesday in support of an effort by prosecutors to keep the investigation going. One of the targets, the Wisconsin Club for Growth, is trying […]
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    Brewer’s bats quiet in loss to St. Louis
    St. Louis pitchers were dominating for the second straight game, leading the Cardinals to a 6-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. Right-hander Shelby Miller held the Brewers to three hits through six innings, striking out seven Brewers.  Miller is now 4-0 with a 1.95 ERA in six career starts against Milwaukee. The […]
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    Packers resign QB Matt Flynn
    Matt Flynn cancelled a scheduled visit with the New York Giants on Tuesday and re-signed with the Green Bay Packers. Flynn becomes the seventh unrestricted free agent to re-sign with the Packers.  Flynn will compete for the backup job behind Aaron Rodgers with former Badger Scott Tolzien and a rookie quarterback that will likely be […]
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    Three former Badgers named to U.S. National Team
    Following the completion of the NHL’s regular season, USA Hockey announced the first 15 players of the 2014 U.S. Men’s National Team that will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship May 9-25 in Minsk, Belarus. Among the first 15 players are three former Wisconsin Badgers, including 2014 CCM American Hockey Coaches […]
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