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  1. Milwaukee man charged for Manitowoc County high-speed chase

    A 52-year-old Milwaukee man has been charged for allegedly leading local authorities on a high-speed chase Tuesday night on Interstate 43 that reached speeds of up to 120 mph.

    • 1:49 PM
  2. Manitowoc man sentenced to prison for fifth, sixth OWIs

    A 33-year-old Manitowoc man was sentenced to prison for his fifth and sixth offenses of operating while intoxicated.

    • 9:48 AM
  3. Wisconsin weather forecast for Thursday

    Here's a look at today's weather forecast.

    • 7:32 AM
  4. Fentanyl patches are among the medications turned in during a previous Manitowoc County drug collection. Courtesy Manitowoc County Metro Drug Unit

    Fentanyl among 'most dangerous' abused drugs

    Victor Gadzinski, 39, was found dead at his residence in the 1300 block of South 13th St. on Feb. 9.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  5. Allen Townsend

    Police: Sheboygan man's body found in Michigan

    Sheboygan police say that a body found Tuesday in Lake Michigan near Ludington, Mich., is believed to be that of a Sheboygan man who's been missing since late last year, though no foul play is suspected.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  6. Gov. Scott Walker isn’t expected to fulfill his 2010 campaign promise to add 250,000 private sector jobs by next year in Wisconsin, but he said Wednesday that he doesn’t think voters will hold it against him. File/AP

    Walker refuses to back down on jobs promise

    Gov. Scott Walker isn’t expected to fulfill his 2010 campaign promise to add 250,000 private sector jobs by next year in Wisconsin, but he said Wednesday that he doesn’t think voters will hold it against him.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  7.  Getty Images/iStockphoto

    What doctors charge: New data reveals vast disparities

    When it comes to the price of visiting a doctor, location matters in Wisconsin.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  8. Perry Vandenbush

    Manitowoc man sentenced to jail for fourth OWI

    A 53-year-old Manitowoc man was sentenced to jail for his fourth-offense operating while intoxicated.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  9.  Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Three Milwaukee men arrested after high-speed chase

    Three Milwaukee men were taken into custody on Tuesday night after leading authorities on a high-speed chase on Interstate 43 in Sheboygan and Manitowoc counties.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  10. Weekend rain caused TR sewage discharge

    About 1,000 gallons of sewage was discharged onto land Monday morning with a portion of it carried into Lake Michigan by rain water, said the Two Rivers Department of Public Works in a news release.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  11. Student Notes

    The National Society of High School Scholars announced 3D Academy Home Education student Elizabeth Scheible, Kiel, has been selected to become a member of the organization.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  12. Taking part in the Chamber of Manitowoc County's Junior Leadership program are, front row from left, Chamber of Manitowoc County Executive Director Karen Szyman, Payton Pritzl, Kristy Terp, Zoe Moore, Elizabeth Evans and Alexander Beilman; second row, from left, Mark Kanz, representing Dominion; Rachel Gries, Tessa Evenson and Michiela Schwoerer; third row from left, Andrew Henderson, Hayden Wage, Abbie Mleziva, Hannah Sturm, Katherine Froelich, Lauren Mitchem and Callie Willman; fourth row from left, Lauren Imhoff, Parker Ulness, Cole Becker, Nicole Jagemann and Nicole Trost; and fifth row from left, Morgan Kelly, Alyson DeVries, Kristina Schuette, Arianna Neumeyer, Kaitlyn Schetter, Tallie Fote and Maria Endries. Also graduating, but was unable to attend for the photo, was Kyle Staudt. Submitted

    28 graduate from junior leadership program

    Twenty-eight students from six Manitowoc County high schools recently graduated from The Chamber of Manitowoc County's Junior Leadership program, sponsored by Dominion.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  13. Jared Muench

    Stellar Student: Jared Muench

    Name: Jared Muench

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  14. Tongyi (Chrissie) Sun

    Stellar Student: Tongyi Sun

    Name: Tongyi Sun (Chrissie), international student from China

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  15. Education Update

    The empowerment workshop 'Live. Laugh. Liysa!' will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on May 12 in Room 115 of the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance at Silver Lake College, 2406 S. Alverno Road.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  16. Subtle immune system changes may explain why some Great Lakes trout and salmon die from the lack of an essential vitamin after eating alewife, an important forage species, according to a scientific report released Wednesday. Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Study examines deaths of trout that eat alewife

    Subtle immune system changes may explain why some Great Lakes trout and salmon die from the lack of an essential vitamin after eating alewife, an important forage species, according to a scientific report released Wednesday.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  17. Gov. Scott Walker signed three bills Wednesday aimed at strengthening domestic-violence laws, including one measure proposed after a man fatally shot his estranged wife in 2012 while she was working at a Brookfield spa. File/AP

    Gov. Walker signs 3 domestic-violence bills

    Gov. Scott Walker signed three bills Wednesday aimed at strengthening domestic-violence laws, including one measure proposed after a man fatally shot his estranged wife in 2012 while she was working at a Brookfield spa.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  18. Republican Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that legalizes the use of a marijuana byproduct to help treat children’s seizures. Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Walker signs bill legalizing pot byproduct

    Republican Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that legalizes the use of a marijuana byproduct to help treat children’s seizures.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  19. Couple asks Supreme Court to nix marriage ban

    A same-sex couple has asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to strike down the state’s gay marriage ban.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  20. Honghue Duong, a physician's assistant in Seattle, checks the mouth of Chan Lai Lya as part of a regular check-up related to his diabetes at International Community Health Services. Ted Warren/AP

    Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

    There's a glimmer of good news in the midst of the U.S. diabetes epidemic: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  21. As Vice President Joe Biden sits at stage at left, President Barack Obama speaks at Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center about the importance of jobs-driven skills training on Wednesday in Oakdale, Pa. Carolyn Kaster/AP

    Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

    Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  22. Death Notices

    Al Sheehy, 88, Reedsville, April 15, Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  23. Lincoln high School's Hunter Kochorosky works on welding the frame of a mini-chopper motorcycle. Matthew Apgar/HTR Media

    Mini-choppers take shape at area schools (with video)

    Motorcycles are taking shape in metal shop classrooms across Manitowoc County as students work toward a Friday deadline to complete their bikes in time for a late-April motorcycle show.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  24. Olga Halaburda

    Brutal history may repeat itself, speaker says

    Olga Halaburda was teary-eyed and her voice choked with emotion several times Monday night as she recalled the torture, death by starvation, property confiscation and denial of basic freedoms experienced by family members, relatives and friends before, du

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  25. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announces his bid for re-election at ACE Marine in Green Bay on Tuesday as his family, right, watches the event. Jim Matthews/Press-Gazette Media

    Walker promotes job, tax record during re-election campaign stop (with video)

    Gov. Scott Walker officially launched his re-election campaign Tuesday with a series of rallies across the state that included a stop in Green Bay, where he promised 'hope for the future.'

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  26. Scorched exterior siding is visible at the location of a fire in the compressor room and blasting area at Broadwind Towers and Heavy Industries at 101 S. 16 St., Manitowoc. The Manitowoc Fire Department extinguished this large industrial fire early Tuesday morning with mutual aid from area fire departments. Sue Pischke/HTR Media. Photo taken on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Sue Pischke/HTR Media

    Fire damages Broadwind Towers (with photos)

    The Manitowoc Fire Department extinguished a large industrial fire early Tuesday morning at Broadwind Towers and Heavy Industries, 101 S. 16th St.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  27. Manitowoc Fire Department at the scene of a garage fire at 1701 S. 25 St., Manitowoc. Sue Pischke/HTR Media

    Police arrest man in connection with garage fire

    Manitowoc Police on Monday arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with a garage fire.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  28. Michael Tauschek

    Competency hearing set in sex assault case

    A competency hearing has been set for a Manitowoc teen convicted of attacking a female worker at a group home on May 13.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  29. Brian Murphy

    Speaker to discuss invention of calculus

    As part of its Scholar for Life Series, Lester Public Library will host a program by Brian Murphy, associate professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc, at 6 p.m. on April 24 in the library's community room.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  30. Authorities are warning of a scam involving a caller claiming be from Manitowoc Public Utilities. Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Scam caller claims to be from MPU

    Authorities are warning of a scam involving a caller claiming be from Manitowoc Public Utilities.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  31. The two students in the front are Catelyn Taddy, left, and Sophia Allington. In the second row, from left are, Matthew Isselmann, Carmyn Kracaw, Addie Kobel, Matthew Ehmke-Zimmer, Sully Franzen, Remington Rafaelli, Grace Pribyl, Ella Mitchell and Abbie Kobel. In the back row are, from left, City Manager Greg Buckley, Eli Bialek, Ethan Stokes, Brayden Reimer, Antonio Kumbalek, Cassidy Crowe, Jessica Bell, Sam Brigham, Alyana Schramm, Chloe Taddy and Brook Grossheim. Submitted

    Efferson column: Local history = a learning experience

    History and government came to life for the second- and third-graders at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic School as they toured Two Rivers City Hall and the Washington House Museum and Visitor Center.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  32. Two Rivers Parks & Recreation Department

    The Two Rivers Parks and Recreation Department will offer the following activities. To register for a program, stop in at 1520 17th St., phone (920) 793-5592 with a credit card or visit www.activityreg.com.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  33. The family of 2013 Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard, from left, mother Denise, brother Henry, and father Bill Richard, place their hands over their hearts as they stand with former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, right, during a tribute in honor of the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings on Tuesday in Boston. At left is a Massachusetts State Trooper. Charles Krupa/AP

    Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

    Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over Boston's resilience in the face of a terror a

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  34. A U.S. Coast Guard officer will face a military hearing on allegations that he had abusive sexual contact with a female colleague while stationed in Milwaukee, the Coast Guard said Tuesday. File/Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Coast Guard officer accused of Wisconsin assault

    A U.S. Coast Guard officer will face a military hearing on allegations that he had abusive sexual contact with a female colleague while stationed in Milwaukee, the Coast Guard said Tuesday.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  35. The government can fight computer crime without compromising Americans’ privacy rights, the head of the FBI said Tuesday, comparing government monitoring to a police department that stations an officer at a gang-infested park to make it safe for children and families once again. Gannett Wisconsin Media

    FBI director: Web monitoring, privacy can co-exist

    The government can fight computer crime without compromising Americans’ privacy rights, the head of the FBI said Tuesday, comparing government monitoring to a police department that stations an officer at a gang-infested park to make it safe for children and families once again.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  36. Frazier Glenn Cross

    Supremacist faces murder charges in Kansas deaths

    The white supremacist charged in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City made his first court appearance Tuesday.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  37. Anita Bertrand, a nurse anesthetist in Houston, became addicted to fentanyl after being given the drug to recover from a hysterectomy. Eric L. Kayne/USA Today

    Drug-addicted health professionals put patients at risk

    More than 100,000 doctors, nurses, technicians and other health professionals across the country struggle with drug abuse or addiction, according to a USA Today examination of government data.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  38. First Lt. Kelly Requa confers with Spc. Michael Cantrell of Bravo Battery, 321st Field Artillery at a fires direction center at Fort Bragg, N.C. By January 2016, the U.S. military must open all combat jobs to women or explain why any must remain closed. Gerry Broome/AP

    First women move into Army artillery platoon jobs

    On the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  39. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Director Kirk Johnson, left, and Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commanding general of the Army Corps of Engineers, unveil the fossilized bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex during a ceremony Tuesday at the museum in Washington, D.C. J. Scott Applewhite/AP

    T. rex to rule Smithsonian exhibit

    More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. rex — the king — is joining the Smithsonian collection after a 2,000-mile journey from Montana.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  40. INSIDE THE I-TEAM | JOHN FERAK

    I-Team series spurs renewed interest in Berit Beck case

    Last summer's Cold Cases series drew considerable interest from readers across Wisconsin and beyond.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
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    Traffic slowly traverses the floodwaters crossing Ledgeview Road, just west of Creamery Road, Monday April 14, 2014. Jim Matthews/Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Late season snow, heavy rain contributes to minor flooding in low-lying areas

    Two days of rain and snow have filled some area creeks and waters to the brim, leading to some minor flooding in low-lying areas, according to the National Weather Service.

    • Apr. 14, 2014
  41. Births

    Casey and Elizabeth (Brisk) Paral, Two Rivers, daughter, Ava May Paral, April 14

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  42. Death Notices

    Hilda L. Wuellner, 97, Manitowoc, April 13, Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Manitowoc

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  43. Leroy Winter, left, and Bob Kaat of the Sheboygan Area School District maintenance department, toss a roll of water-damaged carpeting into their truck. Saturday's storm affected two classrooms in the building shared by Cleveland Elementary and Northeast Wisconsin Montessori Charter schools. Sue Pischke/HTR Media

    Cleveland storm damage cleanup under way (with videos, photos)

    Strong winds tore off a portion of a school's roof on Saturday afternoon, but class was in session Monday morning.

    • Apr. 14, 2014
  44. This photo was taken inside the Point Beach Nuclear Plant Unit 1 on April 8. Jim Matthews/Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Power plant's refueling boosts area's economy

    Press-Gazette Media, part of Wisconsin Gannett Media, talks to area business leaders in its weekly conversation feature.

    • Apr. 14, 2014
  45. Rep. Tom Petri File/Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Rep. Petri confirms decision to retire in 2015

    Fond du Lac Rep. Tom Petri thanked his constituents Monday and commented publicly for the first time on an ethics probe into his affairs just days after announcing he would not seek re-election after 35 years in Congress.

    • Apr. 14, 2014
  46. The Sherri Klug family lost their storage (former dairy) barn at their home on South Cleveland Road after storms producing high winds and heavy rains caused flooding and damage to the Cleveland area on Saturday. Sue Pischke/HTR Media. Photo taken on Monday, April 14, 2014. Sue Pischke/HTR Media

    Storm damage in Manitowoc County from Saturday's weather (photos)

    Storm damage in Manitowoc County after Saturday's storms producing high winds and heavy rains causing area flooding and building damage.

    • Apr. 14, 2014
  47. The Special Olympics aluminum can drive is set from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on April 26 in the Shopko parking lot. Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Can drive slated for April 26

    The Special Olympics aluminum can drive is set from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on April 26 in the Shopko parking lot.

    • Apr. 14, 2014
  48. The Manitowoc County American Legion Auxiliary will sponsor a fish fry at the Drew Blazer-American Legion Post No. 88 Hall, 811 Jay St., from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. on April 25. Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Legion auxiliary to host fish fry

    The Manitowoc County American Legion Auxiliary will sponsor a fish fry at the Drew Blazer-American Legion Post No. 88 Hall, 811 Jay St., from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. on April 25.

    • Apr. 14, 2014
  49. Scott Fitzgerald

    Fitzgerald won't run for open US House seat

    Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he won't run for the congressional seat vacated by longtime Wisconsin Congressman Tom Petri.

    • Apr. 14, 2014

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