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East side staple in urgent need of extra hands

Tucked aside Farwell Avenue, Zaffiro’s Pizza became an east side staple in the 1950s.“My father and my uncle started it in 1954. We were located in the Third Ward, and in 1956 we moved here,” owner Michael Zaffiro said. “Been around a long time.” But in 2020 the shop, like many others in the restaurant […]

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UW scientists help to fight warming climate with altering plant genes

MADISON, Wis. — Climate change is an issue that scientists across the globe have been trying to combat since the late 1800s.  Warming temperatures and increased rainfall over the past few decades have brought uncertainty to Wisconsin’s agricultural sector. One of the major causes of this erratic weather is the greenhouse gasses that continue to warm […]

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Florida couple spending summer volunteering in Wisconsin state parks

In December and March, Heidi Wasson and Nancy Gilliom were in the Florida Keys, volunteering at parks about 400 miles south of their home in Jacksonville Beach.   This August, they’re volunteering on an entirely different island — Madeline, off the northern tip of Wisconsin in Lake Superior.   The retired couple are working as camp […]

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Sen. Ron Johnson faces Democratic challenger Mandela Barnes in Wisconsin general election

Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes who is running to become the Democratic nominee for the U.S. senate greets guests during a campaign event at The Wicked Hop on August 07, 2022 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Scott Olson | Getty Images Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin will defend his seat against Democratic Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes […]

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Peter Noone brings more than 50 years in pop to the Wisconsin State Fair

Peter Noone, singer for the 1960s British rock band Herman’s Hermits, is that rarest of modern pop musicians. More than 50 years after his band’s success with hits such as “There’s a Kind of Hush,” “Henry the VIII”’ and “Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat”, Noone, 74, has never stopped performing to enthusiastic audiences who grew […]

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A teenager is dead and 4 critically injured after stabbing on river in Wisconsin

Sheriff Scott Knudson told CNN multiple witnesses called law enforcement when the stabbing occurred on the Apple River near Somerset, Wisconsin, and the victims and the suspect are believed to have been tubing. The attack happened Saturday afternoon. “It was a tragic, shocking sight for families floating down the river,” he said. The victims were […]

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Stabbing on Apple River in Somerset Wisconsin leaves 1 dead, 4 injured

A 17-year-old boy was killed and four other people were critically injured when they were stabbed while tubing on the busy Apple River in Wisconsin on Saturday, law enforcement officials said. The suspect, a 52-year-old man from Minnesota, had fled the scene but was taken into custody by police about an hour and a half after […]

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Baby dies after semi crashes into home; driver ‘torn up’

Tractor trailer splits home in two Source link

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Finishing touches put on Lambeau Field for historic soccer match

Finishing touches put on Lambeau Field for historic soccer match Source link

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Trump urged Wisconsin Assembly speaker in July to decertify Biden 2020 election win

Former US President Donald Trump speaks at a rally endorsing Republican candidates Adam Laxalt and Joe Lombardo (not pictured) July 8, 2022, in Las Vegas. Ronda Churchill | AFP | Getty Images Former President Donald Trump this month called Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and urged him to decertify President Joe Biden’s 2020 election win […]