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Womans Home Burglarized During Husband’s Funeral

Friday, April 18th, 2014

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman’s home was burglarized during her husband’s funeral Wednesday afternoon. At 3:29 p.m., deputies responded to the burglary at 5511 57th Street Southeast in Franklin Township. The homeowner, Anne Crowley, discovered the burglary after returning from the funeral of her husband, Steven Crowley, who died in [...]

Huband Shoots Blind Wife Over Nagging

Friday, April 18th, 2014

A 76-year-old Milwaukee County man has told investigators he shot his blind wife of 56 years because she’d been nagging him for three weeks. Prosecutors charged Jack Lang of Oak Creek with first-degree intentional homicide Thursday. Authorities say Lang called 911 on Wednesday to say he’d just shot his wife in the face. Police found [...]

Wild Fall In Game One To The Avalanche In Overtime

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game with 13.4 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild in the opener of the Western Conference quarterfinals on Thursday night. Gabriel Landeskog, Ryan O’Reilly and Jamie McGinn also added goals for Colorado in Patrick Roy’s postseason [...]

Twins Sweep The Blue Jays

Friday, April 18th, 2014

The Twins swept the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday 7-0 and 9-5 at a frigid cold Target Field.
Kyle Gibson threw eight scoreless innings as Minnesota won the opener 7-0. The Twins trailed 5-1 in the fifth of the night game after another lackluster start by Mike Pelfrey.
Corey Provus has the story from the ballpark.

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No Wake Boating On The St. Croix

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Authorities have imposed no-wake restrictions on boaters venturing out onto the St. Croix River. Because of high water levels, boaters on the St. Croix between Taylors Falls, Minn., and Prescott, Wis., must go slow to reduce shoreline erosion. Officials from Wisconsin, Minnesota and the National Park Service will post signs regarding the slow no-wake requirement [...]

Major Spring Snowstorm Leaves Impressive Totals

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Just when you thought spring had finally arrived, a snowstorm arrived and dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin again. Snowfall totals reported include 19 inches in Isanti, nearly 15 inches of snow in Milaca, 14 inches in St. Francis and 16 inches in Pine City. The heavy snow [...]

Pioneer Report With Mike Gainor

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

 
Pine City
Pioneer Editor Mike Gainor stopped by for another Pioneer report and visited with our Mike Hughes to discuss the most recent edition of the newspaper.

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