WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin Rapids father has pleaded guilty to killing his 15-month-old son.
Thirty-three-year-old James Georgeson was convicted of second-degree reckless homicide Wednesday in a plea agreement with prosecutors. Georgeson called 911 in February 2017 to report ...
Wisconsin school officials consider bulletproof backpacks
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — School officials in Wisconsin aren’t so sure bulletproof backpacks are an answer to possible violence in the classroom.
BlueStone Safety Products’ bulletproof backpack inserts are lightweight panels about the size of a laptop that are designed to deflect bullets,
Baldwin-Woodville 31, Spooner 6
Bay Port 49, Sheboygan South 0
Brookfield Central 51, Oconomowoc 7
Burlington 35, Racine Horlick 21
Coleman 48, Crivitz 19
De Pere 30, Green Bay Southwest 28
Edgar 43, Mondovi 3
Flambeau 43, Tri-County ...
CARLTON, Minn. (AP) — A Wisconsin man is charged with fatally shooting his uncle in northeastern Minnesota.
Thirty-two-year-old James Montano of Bayfield, Wisconsin, was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and second-degree assault. Bail was set at ...
CARLTON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a man fatally shot in northeastern Minnesota was the former director of the Native American Center at the University of Wisconsin-Steven Point.
Fifty-seven-year-old Andrew Gokee, of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, was shot in the head over the weekend at ...
CARLTON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a Wisconsin man has died after being shot in northeastern Minnesota.
Carlton County Sheriff Kelly Lake said Monday that 57-year-old Andrew Gokee of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, died of his injury.
A 32-year-old man from Bayfield, Wisconsin, ...
CARLTON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Minnesota are holding a Wisconsin man in a Friday night shooting.
The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office says the 32-year-old man from Bayfield, Wisconsin, is in custody pending charges.
Authorities were called to the shooting just ...
Madison United senior Tyra Turner places fifth in all-around at WIAA state gymnastics
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — Tyra Turner was overcome with emotion as the crowd erupted following her floor routine in the WIAA Division 1 state individual gymnastics competition Saturday afternoon at Wisconsin Rapids High School.
All the Madison United senior had left to do was post a solid score ...
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Eau Claire North 55, Appleton West 53
Kimberly 63, Neenah 55
Oshkosh North 90, Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln 68
Stevens Point 76, Oshkosh West 46
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Mount Horeb battles to a third consecutive third-place finish in WIAA Division 2 state gymnastics
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — It was so close, they could almost feel it in their taped-up, talcum-powdered hands.
But in the end Friday evening, the Mount Horeb gymnastics team finished just off the podium — taking third place for the third consecutive year — in the team competition portion of the ...
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Appleton West 87, Hudson 57
Eau Claire North 72, Superior 59
Kimberly 79, Wausau West 39
Neenah 70, D.C. Everest 55
Oshkosh North 87, Appleton North 48
Oshkosh West 67, Eau Claire ...
Kenosha Bradford 58, Destiny 57
Milwaukee Academy of Science 65, Edgerton 58
Mount Horeb 46, Beaver Dam 34
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Stevens Point 76, Eau Claire Memorial 39
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Snow, sleet, freezing rain making travel challenging
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Snow, sleet and freezing rain are making travel challenging on this Presidents Day.
Dozens of school districts are taking the day off Monday because of the weather, including Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids, Stevens Point, Neillsville and Waupaca. Other school districts ...
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Janesville Craig at Madison Memorial, 7:30 p.m.
Janesville Parker at Beloit Memorial, 7:30 p.m.
Madison East at Verona, 7:30 p.m.
Middleton at Madison La Follette, 7:30 p.m.
Sun Prairie at Madison West, 7:30 ...
Baraboo 79, Salam School 35
Beloit Memorial 49, Janesville Craig 47, OT
Big Foot 73, Milton 72
Blair-Taylor 56, Hillsboro 40
Chicago Perspectives/Joslin, Ill. 76, Milwaukee Collegiate Academy 63
Dodgeville 58, Oregon 54
Dominican 83, Shoreland Lutheran ...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Vince Biegel is one step closer to playing for the NFL team that he has rooted for since childhood.
The Green Bay Packers activated Biegel from the reserve/physically unable to perform list on Friday. The rookie linebacker was sidelined for the first two months of ...
TOWN OF ARPIN, Wis. (AP) — Wood County authorities say a Stetsonville man died when a tractor ran over him inside a shed in the Town of Arpin in central Wisconsin.
It happened around 9 p.m. Friday. The sheriff’s department says deputies and first responders arrived to find 73-year-old ...
Prep cross country preview: Middleton boys, Sun Prairie girls enter as Division 1 favorites
What: The 105th WIAA state boys cross country meet and the 44th state girls cross country meet.
Where: The Ridges Golf Course, 2311 Griffith Ave., Wisconsin Rapids
Tickets/parking: Tickets are $6 at the gate. No spectator parking is available at or near the course. ...
WIAA state football playoffs: Complete list of pairings for all seven divisions
Here are the pairings for the first round of all seven divisions of the WIAA state football playoffs, organized by brackets and groupings.
First-round games are scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, although schools are free to change their game time or date by mutual ...
Karen J. McLean, 802 E. Washington Ave., Ellensburg, WA passed away September 6, 2017, on her 83 birthday after a long hard fought battle with Pancreatic Cancer. A memorial service will be held on October 8, 2017 at 1:30pm at First Lutheran Church, 512 N. Ruby, Ellensburg, WA. Karen was born ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A tiny airport in central Wisconsin that’s seen an influx of private jets since a Republican donor’s world-class golf course opened nearby would get $4 million in improvements under funding slipped into the state budget this week.
The Republican-controlled Joint ...
The Mankato MoonDogs were one of four teams to survive the first round of action as the Northwoods League playoffs began on Monday.
All four quarterfinals games were single elimination.
The MoonDogs rolled with an easy 12-0 road victory at Eau Claire. Daniel Amaral, Jake Shepski and ...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin cranberry growers are expected to continue leading the nation in cranberry production this fall.
Projections released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday say Wisconsin is expected to harvest an estimated 5.6 million barrels of ...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — One night after scoring 22 runs in a doubleheader split against Rockford, the Madison Mallards could muster just six hits in a 2-1 loss to the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters in a Northwoods League amateur baseball game Thursday night.
The Mallards (30-25, 11-9 second half), ...
The Northwoods League amateur baseball game between the host Madison Mallards and Wisconsin Rapids Rafters was rained out at Warner Park.
It will be made up as part of a doubleheader on July 28.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — The Madison Mallards ran into a juggernaut Sunday afternoon.
The Mallards, who led 2-1 in the fourth inning, allowed single runs in the first, fourth and fifth innings before Wisconsin Rapids settled matters with a four-run seventh en route to a 7-2 victory in a ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Dane County judge has tossed out the 30-year-old rape convictions of a former Wisconsin Rapids man.
Reserve Judge Daniel Moeser on Friday ordered a new trial for Richard Beranek, 58. Beranek was convicted in 1990 for the 1987 rape of a rural Stoughton ...
Barbara L. Masche, 74, Port Edwards, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017, at her residence.
Visitation will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Nekoosa Wednesday, June 7, from 10 to 11 a.m. with a memorial service to follow at 11 a.m. The Rev. John Swing will ...
Rebecca A. “Becky” Heiser, 64, of Baraboo, passed away Monday, May 29, 2017, at University Wisconsin Hospital.
Rebecca, daughter of Alfred and Louise Kissinger, was born Dec. 24, 1952, in Wisconsin Rapids. She was united in marriage to Ralph Heiser on Aug. 26, 1972.
Becky worked as a ...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed charges against an 18-year-old Wisconsin woman accused of dragging an officer alongside a car before leading police on a chase.
Mariah M. Czappa faces charges of fleeing an officer and endangering public safety for the encounter with ...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — Plans are being made for a new research facility to support Wisconsin’s $1 billion cranberry industry.
The Wisconsin Cranberry Research and Education Foundation said Monday it’s purchasing about 155 acres in Jackson County for the research station. The ...
Bear in Tree in Central Wisconsin Town
ROME, Wis. (AP) — The Laurentide Ice Sheet did quite a number on Wisconsin.
As it advanced from the north, it created Glacial Lake Wisconsin, at 550,000 acres about four times the size of modern-day Lake Winnebago, the Wisconsin State Journal (http://bit.ly/2q42ClC ) reported. As the Green ...
Annette Marie Kehl, 63, Beaver Dam, died Saturday, March 11, 2017, at UW Hospital in Madison.
A celebration of life service for family is pending come summer. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
Annette was born Feb. 2, 1954, in Evergreen Park, ...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — Jefferson made its first-ever trip to the WIAA State Gymnastics Championships, finishing sixth during the Division 2 team competition, while one of their own earned a trip to the podium.
During the two day-day event held at the Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln Fieldhouse, the ...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Jefferson made its first-ever trip to the WIAA State Gymnastics Championships finishing sixth in Division 2 Friday at Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln Fieldhouse.
The Eagles were among 10 teams that qualified in the D2 field with a team total of 129.250 points.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — The 47th WIAA Gymnastics State Championships will take place Friday and Saturday, March 3-4, at Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School in Wisconsin Rapids.
The team championships will begin Friday at 2 p.m. The individual competition will begin at 11:10 a.m. ...
De Pere 56, Sheboygan North 55
Fall River 72, Princeton/Green Lake 55
Janesville Craig 79, DeForest 48
Ashland 49, Hurley 43
Badger 75, Seymour 64
Bangor 91, Brookwood 67
Wisconsin Rapids authorities investigate fatal fire
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a fatal fire in Wisconsin Rapids.
Firefighters were dispatched to an apartment building around 3 p.m. Monday. Deputy Fire Chief Scott Young says they forced their way into the unit and found the resident dead.
Young says ...
NEENAH, Wis. (AP) — Police in at least two Wisconsin communities are investigating reported cases of children getting tampered candy while trick-or-treating on Halloween.
Two families in Neenah reported finding nails inside Tootsie Rolls. Police in ...
Miller falls short of State crown; Lakeside boys 8th, D/C girls 15th
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — While a 15th-place finish isn’t what Jefferson’s Rylee Miller envisioned, the senior will someday recall running his best in the final high school cross country race of his tremendous career.
In Saturday’s WIAA State Cross Country Championships, the senior finished the ...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — Johnson Creek’s Hannah Constable didn’t look like she was running in her first WIAA State Cross Country Championships, and her time and finish backed that up.
The freshman, the first runner in program history, tamed the 5,000-meter Ridges Golf Course layout running a ...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — Two runners represented Fort Atkinson High School, one with experience in the WIAA State Cross Country Championships, and the other a first-time participant.
Freshman Jenna Lovejoy and junior Arianna Mansavage represented the Blackhawk program during the 104th annual ...
Eagles’ Miller Sectional Champ; LLHS, DC teams State bound
CAMBRIDGE — A WIAA Sectional champion, a championship team and a State-qualifying team highlighted the day at the Division 2 Deerfield/Cambridge cross country Sectional held at CamRock Park #2 Saturday.
Jefferson’s Rylee Miller ran to the boys’ title, while both the Lakeside Lutheran boys ...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — A former Miss Wisconsin is using her passion for voting to help hundreds of citizens navigate the voter identification laws across the country.
Wisconsin Rapids native Molly McGrath began promoting voting in her home state more than 10 years ago. Now, she’s ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Early in-person voting is underway in Wisconsin.
Voting began Monday in Wisconsin Rapids. The city clerk’s office said about 25 people had cast ballots as of late Monday afternoon. Early voting is set to get underway on Sept. 26 in Madison and Milwaukee, the state’s ...
Husband accused of killing suspected romantic rival
GRAND RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — A central Wisconsin man accused of killing a man he believed was having an affair with his wife is being held on $1 million bond.
Court documents allege 58-year-old Mark Kusters shot 42-year-old Richard Flynn early Thursday at the couple’s Grand Rapids home near ...