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Dept. of Military Affairs: Wisconsin Army National Guard graduate...

The Wisconsin National Guard gained 12 officers and six warrant officers during an Oct. 16 ceremony at the 426th Regiment (Regional Training Institute), which houses the Wisconsin Military Academy. The newly minted officers and warrant officers will now become junior leaders in the ranks of Wisconsin Army National Guard units after completing a rigorous commissioning program through Officer Candidate School and Warrant Officer Candidate School.

Kyle Rittenhouse case: Judge sets final ...

A judge may decide at a hearing Monday, Oct. 25 whether use-of-force experts can testify at Kyle Rittenhouse's trial for shooting three people during a protest against police brutality in Wisconsin last year.

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The Homecoming For This Wisconsin Police...

A Wisconsin police dog named Riggs and his handler, Deputy Terry Tifft, received a hero's welcome after stopping a Chicago murder suspect.

Judge sets final ground rules for Rittenhouse trial evidence

A Wisconsin judge laid out the final ground rules Monday on what evidence will be allowed when Kyle Rittenhouse goes on trial next week for shooting

What Can Police Do With Your Cell Phone ...

In Wisconsin, the issue of how police use cell phone data gathered during investigations rests in a gray area. On the one hand, data extracted from modern cell phones can offer in

Biden administration removed free colleg...

During a visit to Racine's Gateway Technical College Campus Friday, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin said she had not given up on her efforts to include America's College Promise Act in

Local Equestrian: Seven-time Division A defending champion Chi-Hi...

The Chi-Hi equestrian team is going for its eighth straight Wisconsin Interscholastic Horsemanship Association Division A state championship this weekend as the team competes at the WIHA State Show at

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1 person hurt after being struck by vehi...

One person is hurt after being hit by a vehicle in Altoona Saturday evening. According to the Altoona Police Department, the crash happened at 7:50 p.m. Saturday on westbound Highway 12 at the intersection of 10th Street West on the south side of Altoona.

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Rally against vaccine mandates held at H...

A group of political candidates, elected officials, and community members rallied Monday against vaccine mandates.The event was held at Half Moon Lake in downtown Eau Claire Monday afternoon. 3rd Congressional District candidate Derrick Van Orden,

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Multiple schools in Neenah School District on lockdown due to ‘po...

Multiple schools in the Neenah School District are in lockdown due to a police situation. According to authorities, the Neenah High School is currently in lockdown as

COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 7-day average for...

The latest data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) shows the seven-day average of new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are continuing to trend downward, however the seven-day average for deaths is rising.

Hanging around: Appleton might let contr...

The enameled steel piece has drawn a mix of praise and scorn from residents and visitors since it was erected two years ago.

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Wisconsin's Waste Characterization Study...

SCS Engineers set out to study Wisconsin's landfills to obtain a better understanding of what efforts are needed to reduce waste in the state. The result was a 228-page comprehensive report that details what the environmental consulting firm found residents are leaving in the trash.

Wisconsin Judge Blocks November Wolf Hunt

A judge in Wisconsin has blocked a wolf hunt that was scheduled for November. Multiple lawsuits had been filed to block the hunt after a February 2021 hunt went significantly over the quota set by

'This year is unlike any other': Amber A...

A man shoots the mother of his toddlers during an argument in a car, drops her off at the hospital with an injured arm and then drives away with the girls. A man flees with his 2-year-old son after a domestic violence incident with the child's mother.

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Purdue football: Jeff Brohm says Boilerm...

Well, as everyone saw, it was a disappointing day for us," Purdue head coach Jeff Brohm said following the game. "I’ll take full responsibility. Obviously didn’t call a good game. Didn’t have our guys ready to play and didn’t have our guys understanding what it takes to win at a high level in this conference,

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NCAA Division I Women’s Hockey: Top-ranked Wisconsin beat Buckeye...

The battle of the top two teams in the country went to Wisconsin as they defeated Ohio State 2-1 in overtime on Saturday for their second win of the weekend. The Buckeyes do get an extra po

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Iowa soccer draws against Wisconsin to e...

The Iowa soccer team battled to a 1-1 draw at Wisconsin on Sunday. The Hawkeyes got on the board first with a goal from graduate forward Alyssa Walker in the sixth minute. Defender Sam Cary sent the ball from deep in Iowa territory soaring to the opposite end of the field,

Big Ten Power Rankings after Week 8 -- H...

Week 8 of the Big Ten football season was a beautiful mix of predictability and chaos. The predictable outcomes: Ohio State looks dominant again with C.J. Stroud taking new steps forward every week, Michigan pulled away late after Northwestern kept it close,

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Wisconsin football: Collin Larsh appreciation post

In the Big Ten, punting is king. We all know this. The punters at places like Iowa and, well, Iowa are treated like gods while the humble place kicker is often overlooked. Actually, the place kicker is only overlooked if he is doing his job correctly,

Wisconsin turns in a vintage performance...

Saturday afternoon’s win over Purdue followed the blueprint of many Wisconsin victories of the past. The Badger defense finally had turnover luck tip in their favor, Wisconsins

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Wisconsin football team snaps 8-game ski...

The losing streak extended back to 2019, when the then-ranked No. 13 Badgers beat No. 9 Minnesota to close the regular season before losing the Big Ten Championship and Rose

Wisconsin nonpartisan audit concludes that elections in the state...

Democrats pointed to the results of the audit as evidence that elections throughout the state are conducted efficiently and without interference.

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Wisconsin audit finds election 'largely ...

An independent and nonpartisan audit of the 2020 Wisconsin general election made dozens of recommendations for improving the voting process but did not find evidence of widespread fraud.

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Review: 'Dune' Is A Sci-Fi All-Star. Her...

Denis Villeneuve's desert sci-fi, "Dune," isn't just another "Star Wars" knockoff. The beautiful, moving epic deserves to be seen.

Truly Launching Holiday Seltzer Pack

The party includes holiday flavors including cranberry, pomegranate and spiced apples.

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Pet Safety Tips to Keep in Mind This Halloween

There are a few simple steps you can take to make sure this Halloween is as safe and comfortable as possible for your four-legged companions.

Coors Is Launching Its Own Whiskey

Molson Coors Beverage Company, best known for serving beers, will release a new whiskey called Five Trail Blended American Whiskey this December. This move of making whiskey trends with other beverage companies exploring alcoholic drinks outside their norm.

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7 Ways to Celebrate Pumpkins on National...

From pumpkin-carving parties to festive pumpkin garb, here are seven ways to celebrate National Pumpkin Day, October 26.

Did You Know That Books Used to Be Bound in Human Skin?

Megan Rosenbloom, a rare books specialist and librarian at UCLA, published "Dark Archives," a book about the history and science of human-skin-bound books.

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Vintage Halloween Costumes That Will Hau...

People of the past brought their creepy A-game to Halloween. From looking at these nightmare-inducing photos, one thing's for sure: our ancestors were obsessed with huge heads, pillowcases, and general creepiness.

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Hockey Player Evander Kane Banned for 21...

San Jose Sharks hockey player Evander Kane was suspended without pay this week for 21 games for submitting a fake COVID-19 vaccination card, violating the NHL's vaccination requirements.

4 Last-Minute Beauty Makeup Looks for Halloween

We love Halloween here at Our Community Now, and so we decided to put our makeup skills to the test and create four different Halloween looks that will get you in the spooky spirit.

The Difference Between Halloween and Día...

The Day of the Dead (aka Día de los Muertos) is often confused with or encompassed in Halloween, however, it's a completely different and unique holiday.

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Queen Elizabeth II spent night in hospit...

Britain's domestic Press Association news agency said the trip to hospital had been kept under wraps because it was expected to be a short stay, and also to protect the 95-year-old monarch's privacy

'Bosom Buddies,' 'Newhart' Actor Peter Scolari Has Died

A prolific television and stage actor, Peter Scolari died early this morning following a two-year battle with cancer. He was 66.

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