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    Manitowoc County employee Kevin Resch demolishes one of two bathrooms damaged in the 2013 tornado that swept through Cherney Maribel Caves Park in Maribel. The park is readying to open on June 1. Sue Pischke/HTR Media

    Cleaning up Cherney Maribel Caves Park (with video, photos)

    Amidst a tangle of downed branches and tree stumps at Cherney Maribel Caves Park, Manitowoc County employee Kevin Resch hops into the cab of his large black-and-yellow backhoe.

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    Mark Rohrer

    Criminal Justice Coordinating Council urged

    County Circuit Court Judge Mark Rohrer told Manitowoc County Board supervisors on Tuesday night the establishment of a local Criminal Justice Coordinating Council would be a proactive approach to dealing with issues affecting the criminal justice system,

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    Mayor Nickels says he won't seek higher offices

    Mayor Justin Nickels announced today that he will not seek the Democratic nomination to fill either the 6th Congressional District seat being vacated by Congressman Tom Petri or the 9th State Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Joe Leibham.

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    Silver Lake College award recipients pose for a photo during an awards ceremony on Tuesday night. Submitted

    Silver Lake College announces award recipients

    Silver Lake College held its 2014 Awards Ceremony on Tuesday night at the campus' new Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance. Students receiving academic-related awards and scholarships include:

    • 4:43 PM
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    Derek Pritzl HTR Media

    Area natives return for concert May 3

    Music without Boundaries will present live music by Dan Walkner and Derek Pritzl on May 3 at Blkbx Theater at Plant 3, 2402 Franklin St.

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    Presentation slated at River Woods Place

    A free presentation will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday at River Woods Place, 950 S. Rapids Road.

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    Silver Lake College President Dr. Chris E. Domes and his wife, Mary Domes, have been named 2014 United Way Manitowoc County campaign co-chairman and co-chairwoman. Submitted

    United Way names award winners, campaign chairs

    Silver Lake College President Dr. Chris Domes and his wife, Mary Domes, have recently been named 2014 United Way Manitowoc County campaign co-chairman and co-chairwoman.

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    Judge hears arguments in abortion lawsuit

    A state attorney urged a judge Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to void statutes that require doctors to decide if a woman is consenting voluntarily to an abortion and to be present when the woman gets abortion-inducing drugs.

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    New Franken man charged with Maribel assaults

    A 21-year-old New Franken man faces two felony sexual assault charges in relation to alleged incidents that occurred in Maribel between 2003 and 2009 involving two girls, starting when they were between ages 5 and 7.

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    In this April 2, 2014 file photo Calvin West, from Meyer Dairy Farm, watches spent grain bound for the farm fill a trailer at Empyrean Brewing in Lincoln, Neb. The federal government is backing off proposed regulations aimed at preventing livestock contamination that brewers say would add to their costs without improving the safety of grain used to feed livestock. Many beer makers sell or give grain leftover from the brewing process to farmers, who use it as feed for dairy cows and other animals. File/Gwyneth Roberts/The Journal-Star/AP

    FDA backs off animal feed rule affecting brewers

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it will revise proposed livestock feed rules after hearing objections about the potential cost from brewers who sell grain leftover from making beer to ranchers and dairy farmers.

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    Erin Wilson, of Hannaford Bros. supermarket company, left, talks with a job seeker during a job fair on Tuesday at Columbia-Greene Community College in Hudson, N.Y. Mike Groll/AP

    Applications for jobless aid jump

    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits surged 24,000 to a seasonally adjusted 329,000 last week, though the gain likely reflected temporary layoffs in the week before Easter.

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    CDC: Vaccines save 732,000 lives over 20 years

    Vaccines given to infants and young children have prevented 322million illnesses, 21million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths over the past two decades, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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    Workers repair the underside of the James C. Nance Memorial Bridge near Purcell, Okla., on March 14. Sue Ogrocki/AP

    Nation's bridges in disrepair; highway funds dry up

    It happens nearly a quarter-billion times a day in the U.S.: A car, truck or other vehicle is driven across one of the nation's 63,000 structurally compromised bridges.

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    This is a photo of a common Wisconsin stew made with wild game and vegetables. What is it? Gannett Wisconsin Media file photo

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    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, Gov. Scott Walker, right Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Christie writes piece praising Wisconsin’s Walker

    One possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, sings the praises of potential GOP rival Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of 2014 released Thursday.

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    The Diocese of Green Bay will host a Pope John XXIII Symposium from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on May 1 at Silver Lake College. The theme will be “Jesus the Evangelist — Holy, Engaged, Alive.” HTR Media

    Pope John XXIII Symposium to be held May 1

    The Diocese of Green Bay will host a Pope John XXIII Symposium from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on May 1 at Silver Lake College. The theme will be “Jesus the Evangelist — Holy, Engaged, Alive.”

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    Manitowoc Mayor Justin Nickels delivered his 'State of the City' address at the Capitol Civic Centre. He said $1.2 million of support for its refurbishment is 'a shining example of how our community can come together.' Photo courtesy Cameron Hoerth

    Manitowoc in better fiscal health

    Justin Nickels said Tuesday he will decide by Friday whether he will seek the open 6th Congressional District seat with the retirement of veteran U.S. Rep. Tom Petri.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    Michael Arendt, director of the Lakeshore Wind Ensemble, will make his final appearance on May 3. The longtime mentor has announced his retirement. HTR Media file

    After 30 years as Lakeshore Wind Ensemble director, Arendt set to retire

    When the music fades and the applause crescendo at the Lakeshore Wind Ensemble concert on May 3, Michael Arendt will set down his baton, folder his sheet music, and exit the stage for the last time as the group's director.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    Manitowoc man pleads guilty to Nemschoff embezzlement

    A Manitowoc man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Milwaukee to wire fraud and tax evasion for allegedly embezzling more than $300,000 from his Sheboygan employer.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    Manitowoc man faces sex assault charge

    A 21-year-old Manitowoc man faces a felony charge of repeated sexual assault of the same child stemming from June 2005 incidents that allegedly occurred when he was 13 and the victim was a 6-year-old boy, according to Manitowoc County Court records.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    Jennell Krizek HTR Media

    Fairest of Fair application due May 1

    Manitowoc County Fairest of the Fair applications are due May 1, according to Jennell Krizek of the Manitowoc County Expo and Ice Center.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    Judy Goldsmith Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Goldsmith speaking to county Democrats Tuesday

    Judy Goldsmith, the past national president of the National Organization for Women, will be the featured speaker at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the monthly membership meeting of the Manitowoc County Democratic Party at its headquarters, 921 S. Eighth St.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    Manitowoc road closure announced

    South 21st Street between Marshall and Hamilton streets will be closed to through traffic today for a sanitary sewer repair, said Greg Minikel of the city engineering department, in a news release.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    Andrew Boldt

    Purdue shooting suspect seeks to drop lawyer

    A judge has turned down a request from the man charged with killing a fellow Purdue University student during a classroom attack that he be allowed to fire his defense attorney and represent himself in court.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    St. John preschool to hold ‘fun day’

    St. John Christian Preschool will have a “fun day” from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday. Children ages 3-5, who are not yet in 5K, are welcome. There is no cost.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., right, takes questions from moderator Mike Gousha at a discussion Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Marquette University in Milwaukee. Baldwin touted the successes of the new federal health care and encouraged fellow Democrats to do the same. Dinesh Ramde/AP

    Baldwin: Democrats need to tout health care reform

    U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin on Wednesday encouraged fellow Democrats to speak out about the successes of the new federal health care law, which Republicans have ridiculed on the campaign trail as an example of government overreach.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    Fifty of Wisconsin’s pension fund managers and those who work directly with the state’s investments will receive six-figure bonuses this year because of strong returns, according to figures the investment board released Wednesday. Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Wisconsin investment officer gets biggest bonus

    Fifty of Wisconsin’s pension fund managers and those who work directly with the state’s investments will receive six-figure bonuses this year because of strong returns, according to figures the investment board released Wednesday.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    Wisconsin police could not track cellphone locations without a warrant under a bill Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law. Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Walker signs bill prohibiting cellphone tracking

    Wisconsin police could not track cellphone locations without a warrant under a bill Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    Evidence gathered from GPS trackers that police placed on cars before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they needed warrants is admissible in court, a Wisconsin appeals court ruled Wednesday. Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Warrantless GPS tracking before court decision OK

    Evidence gathered from GPS trackers that police placed on cars before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they needed warrants is admissible in court, a Wisconsin appeals court ruled Wednesday.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    It will soon be three times more costly for drivers to park illegally in a disability parking spot in Wisconsin. Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Wisconsin increases disability parking fines

    It will soon be three times more costly for drivers to park illegally in a disability parking spot in Wisconsin.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    Some of the methamphetamine production paraphernalia seized Monday during searches at St. Nazianz and Kiel residences is shown here. Courtesy Manitowoc County Metro Drug Unit

    St. Nazianz suspect held in meth bust

    A 33-year-old St. Nazianz man is in custody after authorities discovered an alleged methamphetamine manufacturing operation at a St. Nazianz residence, according to a news release from Lt. Dave Remiker of the Manitowoc County Metro Drug Unit.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
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    Union Park Community Garden advocates Michael Pearson and Amber Daugs review potential placement of raised bed plots for growing fruits and vegetables. Charlie Mathews/HTR Media

    Manitowoc council considers community garden

    Supporters of a proposed community garden at downtown Union Park shared their mission and vision Monday with members of the City Council's Parks & Recreation Committee.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    Criminal Justice Coordinating Council urged

    County Circuit Court Judge Mark Rohrer told Manitowoc County Board supervisors Tuesday night the establishment of a local Criminal Justice Coordinating Council would be a proactive approach to dealing with issues affecting the criminal justice system, res

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    Sherrie Culligan of Two Rivers tends to the winter wheat growing in her raised bed plots at the Two Rivers Community Gardens, located in the back of the Holy Cross Forest View Cemetery on Friday, April 18, 2014 in Two Rivers. As the weather gets warmer, Culligan plans on using her plots to grow strawberries, peppers, cucumbers, and much more. The community garden is new this year and will hold a meeting inside the Behringer Room at the Two Rivers Community House at 9:30am on Saturday, April 26. Matthew Apgar/HTR Media Matthew Apgar/HTR Media

    Community garden opens at Holy Cross Forest View Cemetery in Two Rivers (photos)

    Sherrie Culligan of Two Rivers tends to her raised bed plots currently growing winter wheat at the Two Rivers Community Gardens, located in the back of the Holy Cross Forest View Cemetery on Friday, April 18, 2014 in Two Rivers. The community garden is new this year and will hold a meeting inside the Behringer Room at the Two Rivers Community House at 9:30am on Saturday, April 26.

    • Apr. 19, 2014
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    The long-awaited gardening season nears. Soon, those who use Mariners Trail or drive by it on Maritime and Memorial drives will be enjoying the work of 48 different gardening groups, stated Friends of Mariners Trail garden committee member Judy Corrado in a press release. Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Gardeners needed for waiting list

    The long-awaited gardening season nears. Soon, those who use Mariners Trail or drive by it on Maritime and Memorial drives will be enjoying the work of 48 different gardening groups, stated Friends of Mariners Trail garden committee member Judy Corrado in a press release.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    Hennessey, Nelson may seek 9th Senate nomination

    In the wake of Tuesday's announcement that state Sen. Joe Leibham will seek to replace retiring Tom Petri in Congress, two Manitowoc Republicans said they are considering a run for the 9th Senate District post.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    Two Rivers city manager Greg Buckley

    Buckley column: Thank you for your service, Judge Winter

    On April 30, J. Steve Winter will retire as Two Rivers Municipal Court Judge after serving our community for 44 years in that position. He is the longest-serving municipal court judge in Wisconsin.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    College to host telescope event

    The University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc will host a presentation titled, “Science at the Extremes,” at 5 p.m. on May 2 in Hillside Hall, room H102.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    A Shawano County Sheriff squad car parks in the entrance to a gas station and fast-food McDonald restaurant where an armed person held a store employee hostage Tuesday in Wittenberg. T'xer Zhon Kha/Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Hostage incident at Shawano Co. McDonald's ends peacefully after two hours

    A poised clerk and a skilled hostage negotiator on Tuesday helped peacefully end an armed standoff at a McDonald's restaurant in this western Shawano County village.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    Joshua Wenzel

    Green Bay police investigate arrest shown in viral video (with videos)

    Green Bay police are investigating a violent arrest outside a downtown bar over the weekend captured on video and posted online.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    Three people were injured in this two-vehicle crash in the town of Mishicot on Tuesday morning. Courtesy Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Department

    Three possibly injured in rollover accident Tuesday

    Emergency personnel were called to the scene of a two-vehicle accident with three possible injuries at Nuclear and Saxonburg roads in the Mishicot area about 7:40 a.m. today, according to police scanner reports.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    Manitowoc man charged with delivering heroin

    A 42-year-old Manitowoc man has been charged with two heroin-related felonies.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    Todd Nehls

    Dodge County sheriff explores run for Congress

    Never one to hide his intentions, former Dodge County Sheriff Todd Nehls of Fox Lake has announced that he is considering a run for the 6th Congressional District seat of retiring Rep. Tom Petri.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    U.S. 10 east detour in county starts Thursday

    Gov. Scott Walker recently approved $1.98 million to improve a 1.6-mile stretch of U.S. 10 eastbound from the Interstate 43/U.S. 10 east interchange to Manitowoc County R (Rapids Road) and the Interstate 43/U.S. 10 east interchange ramps.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    Karolyn Efferson

    Efferson column: St. Peter the Fisherman plans kindergarten activities

    Will your child be 5 years old by Sept. 1? Is your child ready for kindergarten?

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    First-grade students include, from left, Dominic Grimm, Collin Phillips, Bryce Reed, Myarie Ivy and Autumn Randall. Submitted

    McLinn column: Koenig Elementary utilizing 'Bucket Filling'

    It is that time of year where the halls are bustling with end of the year events and students and the staff is celebrating a year of great accomplishments.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    Wisconsin existing home sales fell 11 percent in March compared to the same month last year, and the chillier winter may be to blame, the Wisconsin Realtors Association said this week. Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Wisconsin home sales slide; weather blamed

    Wisconsin existing home sales fell 11 percent in March compared to the same month last year, and the chillier winter may be to blame, the Wisconsin Realtors Association said this week.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    The former supervisor of the Wisconsin Department of Justice’s Milwaukee office allowed nearly four dozen Internet child pornography cases to languish for months, agency officials said in his termination letter. Gannett Wisconsin Media

    DOJ: Agent let 43 child porn cases languish

    The former supervisor of the Wisconsin Department of Justice’s Milwaukee office allowed nearly four dozen Internet child pornography cases to languish for months, agency officials said in his termination letter.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    Ari Solomon, spokesman for the animal rights group Mercy For Animals, speaks at a December news conference in Milwaukee about the results of an undercover investigation at Wiese Brothers Farm in Greenleaf. File/AP

    Workers ordered to pay fines and court costs in farm-abuse case

    A pair of workers at a Brown County dairy filmed last year by animal activists mistreating cows entered no contest pleas on Tuesday to a number of related charges.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    Jon Reisenbuechler, operations manager at the Manitowoc County Recycling Center, stands next to large bales of food and beverage cartons at the Manitowoc County Recycling Center. Sue Pischke/HTR Media

    Food and beverage cartons are latest recyclables (with video, photos)

    Most people know the recycling drill: paper, plastic, glass and cans.

    • Apr. 21, 2014

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