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