Balsam Lake Obituaries

Balsam Lake Obituaries

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  • Tuesday Sep 18 | via WAOW 

    Authorities pull globe, not honey pot, from bear cub...

    A bear cub in Wisconsin had a Winnie the Pooh moment, but it wasn't a honey pot that got stuck on its head. It was a hard plastic globe.

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  • Tuesday Sep 18 | via WAOW 

    DeVosa rocky Senate confirmation hearing turned into...

    Betsy DeVos has endured yet another rocky confirmation hearing in the Senate to become education secretary - this time on a theater stage. The play titled simply "The Confirmation Hearing for the Secretary of Education" was performed Monday at Washington's Arena Stage theater.

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  • Tuesday Sep 18 | via WAOW 

    Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for ne...

    Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had wanted to avoid on a woman's claims that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were high schoolers. They're hoping their new strategy will salvage Kavanaugh's endangered nomination with a risky, nationally televised showdown between the appeals court judge and his accuser.

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  • Tuesday Sep 18 | via WAOW 

    Police: Off-duty officer helps stop rape at Delaware...

    Delaware police say an off-duty officer rushed to assist a woman screaming in a nearby park and helped to stop a rape. The News Journal of Wilmington reports 39-year-old Joselito Rojas, of Pennsylvania, has been arrested on charges including first-degree rape in the Saturday attack.

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  • Tuesday Sep 18 | via WAOW 

    Police: Man rubbed produce on bare behind _ then put...

    A man is accused of rubbing his bare behind on produce at a grocery store in northern Virginia before putting the items back on display. News outlets report 27-year-old Michael Dwayne Johnson, of Manassas, is charged with indecent exposure and destruction of property.

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  • Tuesday Sep 18 | via WAOW 

    Jury shown shooting video repeatedly at Chicago copa...

    The video of the Laquan McDonald shooting is so central to the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke that jurors watched it at least five times during the initial day of testimony. The footage from the October 2014 shooting shows the white officer open fire as the black teenager walks away from police with a small knife in one hand.

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  • Tuesday Sep 18 | via WAOW 

    Deputy killed, second wounded in Northern California

    Flags at California's Capitol are flying at half-staff after a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy was killed and a second wounded in a confrontation at a Pep Boys store. A bystander and the suspected gunman also were wounded in Monday afternoon's shootout at the auto parts store in Rancho Cordova, just outside Sacramento.

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  • Tuesday Sep 18 | via WAOW 

    1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative...

    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa says he will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on a weeklong journey to circumnavigate the moon. The 42-year-old entrepreneur says he wants his guests to be inspired to create once they return to Earth.

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  • Monday Sep 17 | via WAOW 

    S. Carolina town worries plan to save road will floo...

    Some residents and officials in Conway, South Carolina, worry homes will flood because the state wants to save the main highway into Myrtle Beach instead. State officials say they must keep the road open, or hundreds of thousands of people would be isolated.

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  • Monday Sep 17 | via WAOW 

    Commission reinstates guard in youth prison suicide ...

    The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the state Employment Relations Commission decided Wednesday to reinstate guard Rosemary Esterholm with $29,000 in back pay. Esterholm and other guards left Sydni Briggs alone in a cell in Wisconsin's youth prison in 2015.

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  • Monday Sep 17 | via WAOW 

    Back-to-back Badger 5 jackpot winners at Adams Co. s...

    Pritzl's Trading Post in the Town of Rome sold two winning Badger 5 lottery tickets in back-to-back days, the Wisconsin Lottery said Monday. One player matched all five numbers in Friday's drawing to win $70,000, and another did the same thing the next night and won $14,000.

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  • Monday Sep 17 | via WAOW 

    Meth treatment and recovery options in north central...

    That's why they've launched the Know Meth campaign, to educate the public and stop the drugs hold on users. The Wausau Comprehensive Treatment Center, located in the downtown area, has a methadone clinic.

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  • Monday Sep 17 | via WAOW 

    Barnes says Kleefisch claims about kneeling are a cr...

    Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor Mandela Barnes says claims by Republican Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch that he knelt during the national anthem at the opening of the Wisconsin State Fair are "crazy."

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  • Monday Sep 17 | via WAOW 

    Schimel wants truth about Kavanaugh allegations quickly

    Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says the nation deserves the truth about sexual assault allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulted her at a party when they were teenagers.

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  • Monday Sep 17 | via WAOW 

    Michigan community sues to keep Upper Peninsula pris...

    Marenisco Township in Gogebic County says the state didn't do an economic-impact study as required by law. But a judge on Monday rejected a request for a restraining order.

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  • Monday Sep 17 | via WAOW 

    Walker, Evers use budget proposals to score politica...

    Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic challenger Tony Evers are using proposals for the next state budget to score political points in their hotly contested race for governor. Monday was the deadline for state agencies to submit their requests for funding, the first step in a months-long process of enacting the next state budget.

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