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18 hrs ago | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Suspect in Hartford teen murder to stand trial

Before a jury of 12 hears the evidence, a single judge sets the terms for what the jury can and cannot hear.

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Related Topix: Hartford, WI

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Waukesha

Doctor finds Geyser, one of 'Slender Man' stabbing suspects, incompetent

Geyser is one of two 12-year-olds who allegedly plotted for months to kill a fellow classmate to please the fictitious Internet horror character Slender Man.

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Related Topix: Waukesha County, WI, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Waukesha, WI

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Body of man recovered from St. Croix River

Authorities say the body of a man who apparently drowned has been recovered from the St. Croix River in Washington County.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Germantown

Police Report: July 3, 2014

A resident in the W165 N11500 block of Abbey Court reported someone stole a 110-quart cooler out of her open garage sometime between June 14 and June 15. The driver of a purple 2004 Dodge Intrepid left without paying for $60 of gas at Kwik Trip, W188 N10963 Maple Road, at about 1:35 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24. An unknown person shoplifted a cart ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Waukesha

Doctor's evaluation says Morgan Geyser, 12-year-old suspect, not competent in Waukesha stabbing case

Morgan E. Geyser, one of the 12-year-old suspects who allegedly tried to kill her friend to please an Internet horror character, was found not competent to continue with a trial, according to a doctor's evaluation.

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Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Waukesha County, WI, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Jun 28, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Youth Football Clinic Tackles Concussions, Safety at Lambeau Field

"We need to continually emphasize the safety components of high school football, it's such a great sport," Dave Keel said, a football master with USA Football.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Family, Kids, Kenosha, WI

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

First Fridays on the Fox Attracts Thousands

Friday night's huge crowd at the first Fridays on the Fox of the summer in downtown Green Bay is an example of how some of the city's investments are paying off.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI, Suamico, WI, Oshkosh, WI

Business Journal

Regal Ware sells water purification unit

Cookware manufacturer Regal Ware Inc. said Friday that it has sold its home drinking water purification business unit to The Legacy Cos.

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Related Topix: Kewaskum, WI, West Bend, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Oshkosh police find meth lab in garage

Oshkosh police report a man and woman, both from Oshkosh, were arrested for possession of drugs after the traffic stop.

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Related Topix: Oshkosh, WI, Green Bay, WI

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Suspected meth lab found in Oshkosh

The investigation started around 2:45 a.m. Friday in Washington County, officers say.

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Related Topix: Oshkosh, WI

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Equestrians jump into tons of horse shows and clinics to close June

Breed shows, fun shows, open shows, speed shows, and other equestrian competitions fill the final weekend of June across the Midwest.

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Related Topix: Horse, Pets, Wisconsin, Lake Geneva, WI, Jefferson, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

UW-Manitowoc welcomes new music director

Retiring Lakeshore Wind Ensemble director Michael Arendt passed his conducting baton to the man who will fill his shoes.

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Related Topix: Manitowoc, WI, West Bend, WI

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Lanes closed on Highway 45 reportedly due to dirt spill

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Germantown, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

West Bend OKs loans, grant for business expansions

City loans and a grant to help finance three business expansion s in West Bend were approved unanimously by the Common Council at its Monday night meeting.

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Related Topix: West Bend, WI, Menomonee Falls, WI

Business Journal

Can surprising signs and sock puppets revive Westbury Bank?

A new ad campaign for Westbury Bank conscientiously disposes of stock images and actors in hopes of catching viewers' eye and rebranding the West Bend company, which has seen losses in recent quarters.

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Related Topix: West Bend, WI, Waukesha County, WI, Milwaukee, WI

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Waukesha

boy refers to Slender Man stabbing case during confrontation

Two weeks after a 12-year-old girl was allegedly stabbed 19 times by two classmates in Waukesha, a boy allegedly made reference to the incident during a confrontation with another youth.

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Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Criminal Defense Law, Law, West Bend, WI

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Memorial service for students killed in squad-car ...

KEWASKUM, Wis Friends and family gathered at Kewaskum High School yesterday to remember two students killed in a crash with a Washington County squad car.

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Related Topix: Kewaskum, WI

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Waukesha

juvenile allegedly makes threat while referencing Slender Man stabbing case

A couple weeks after a 12-year-old girl was stabbed 19 times by two classmates in Waukesha, a boy allegedly made reference to the incident during a confrontation with another juvenile.

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Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Criminal Defense Law, Law, West Bend, WI

Fri Jun 20, 2014

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Kewaskum Superintendent says community "in shock" ...

Kewaskum School Superintendent Jim Smasal says the community is "in a bit of shock," after a pair of 16-year-old high school students died in a car crash.

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Related Topix: Kewaskum, WI, Education Etc.

Thu Jun 19, 2014

WISN-TV

Two teens killed in crash with Washington County deputy

Two teens were killed in a crash Wednesday morning with a Washington County sheriff's deputy squad car in Kewaskum.

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Related Topix: Kewaskum, WI, Family, Teenagers, Education Etc.

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