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  1. Footprints in snow led police to homicide suspects

    KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Court records say investigators followed footprints in the fresh snow to arrest two men charged with fatally shooting a driver who crashed into a house in Kenosha.

    • 7:56 AM
  2. Wisconsin weather forecast for Wednesday

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

    • 7:10 AM
  3. Wisconsin Congressman Tom Petri talks with The Reporter about his 35-year career in Washington, D.C. The 73-year-old Fond du Lac resident announced he will not seek re-election. Patrick Flood/Action Reporter Media

    Petri reflects on 35 years on Capitol Hill

    Throughout his political career, Congressman Tom Petri has been labeled many things: Pragmatic, down to earth, not conservative enough, and notably independent.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  4. Homicide trial delayed due to new evidence

    SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin trial for an Arizona man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend's fiance has been delayed while the defense analyzes new evidence.

    • 7:58 AM
  5. Autopsy shows Baldwin woman drowned

    TOWN OF HAMMOND, Wis. (AP) — A medical examiner has determined the cause of death for a woman whose body was found in a western Wisconsin lake.

    • 8:05 AM
  6. Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun reacts after striking out during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Milwaukee. AP Photo/Morry Gash

    Brewers bats cold, fall 2-1 in 12 to Padres

    Yovani Gallardo made it a point to be aggressive on the mound and get hitters to chase pitches that could be turned into easy outs.

    • 7:28 AM
  7. An experimental boom surrounded Madison's B.B. Clarke beach in 2010 to keep out algae, though it ended up being closed June 24 for high E. coli levels. Algae and bacteria are the prime causes for beach closures throughout the Madison area and the state. Mike DeVries/The Capital Times

    Beach closures highlight algae, bacteria threats in lakes across Wisconsin

    After one of Madison's longest, coldest winters ever, swimming season is almost here — along with toxic algal blooms, bacteria, invasive milfoil and other pestilences of the lakes.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
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    Laura Benish

    2 under 20 finalist Laura Benish ad'dresses' needs of others at a young age

    Laura Benish, a 16-year-old sophomore at Oshkosh North High School, has been volunteering in the community most of her life and remembers going to the Day of Caring when she was young.

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  8. Op-ed: Liberals attack female fighting misogyny

    War on women alert: One of the most forceful fighters against misogyny in the modern era is under attack.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
  9. Guest editorial: Wisconsin government improves transparency; more work needs to be done

    We believe our public institutions should be transparent. We want to know how our elected lawmakers vote, how workers in public office carry out their duties, how much our federal, state and local government spend and what they spend that money on.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
  10. Tom Herzing: Curse word shifts from vulgar to trite

    People sometimes ask me where I get my ideas for columns and I usually reply, 'other people suggest them.' My main inspiration is my wife, but even my eldest daughter has kicked in, pleading for me to write an article on the prevalence of the F- word.

    • Apr. 18, 2014
  11. Oshkosh West's Ellie Stickney drive toward the goal ahead of Appleton West's Jenna Wojahn as the teams played at Titan stadium on Tuesday. Mark Ebert / Oshkosh Northwester

    Crazy eights: Oshkosh West routs Appleton West to remain unbeaten

    The Oshkosh West girls soccer team is playing at an extremely high level to start the season, and they're leaving a path of destruction in their wake.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  12. Mike Rhyner and Joe Kopf of the Oshkosh Street Department fill in pot holes with a cold mix that was heated and filled in the holes along W. Linwood Ave. Joe Sienkiewicz / Oshkosh Northwestern Media

    As regular as spring flowers, pothole season arrives in Oshkosh

    Oshkosh streets crews are keeping busy this spring as they work toward achieving the city’s goal of filling potholes within 24 hours of tipsters notifying them of their existence.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  13. Heroin deaths back on the rise

    A decline in heroin-related overdose deaths last year appears to have been an aberration.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  14. Joe Leibham, center, speaks to supporters and media members Tuesday announcing his candidacy for the 6th Congressional District seat. His wife, Heather, stands to his right. His brother, Mike Leibham, cheers in the background. Photo by Janet Weyandt/Sheboygan Press Media

    Leibham says he's running for Petri's seat

    Flanked by family members and supporters on the lawn of his parents' Town of Sheboygan home, Sen. Joe Leibham announced he will run for the 6th Congressional District seat being vacated by the retiring Tom Petri.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  15. 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 cowsentered no contest pleas on Tuesday to a number of related charges.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  16. Winnebago County Crime Gallery, April 21 update

    Individuals charged with felony crimes in Winnebago County Circuit Court since April 1.

    • Apr. 21, 2014
  17. Pittsburgh Pirates' Travis Snider, left, takes down Milwaukee Brewers' Carlos Gomez (27) as Brewers' Rickie Weeks, right, joins a skirmish between the two teams Sunday in Pittsburgh. Gomez and Snider were ejected from the game. AP

    Brewers' Gomez, Maldonado suspended for roles in brawl

    Major League Baseball has suspended four players involved in last Sunday's brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  18. 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
  19. Steinhafels bought the former American TV & Appliance store in Grand Chute on Monday afternoon. Maureen Wallenfang/Gannett Wisconsin Media

    Steinhafels buys American TV store in Grand Chute

    Steinhafels, one of the state's largest furniture and mattress stores, will be up and running in Grand Chute in late fall in the former American TV & Appliance at 4750 Grande Market Drive.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  20. Spartans stand strong to stop Lightning

    Oshkosh North is announcing itself as a player in the Fox Valley Association softball race.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  21. Williams, Harris, Meshinesh each post two wins at triangular

    The only difference between the boys and girls results at the Oshkosh West triangular was the final totals.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  22. This is a photo of a common Wisconsin stew made with wild game and vegetables. What is it? Gannett Wisconsin Media file photo

    Take the quiz! From hodags to wapatuli, how well do you know Wisconsin?

    Enter here to take the quiz on mobile devices

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  23. Hank Aaron gestures to the crowd as he leaves the field following a ceremony celebrating the 40th anniversary of his 715th home run before the start of a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets on April 8 in Atlanta. AP

    Baseball great Henry Aaron to attend charity golf outing in Fox Cities

    Henry Aaron, whose career and life are symbolized by understated greatness and sustained graciousness, will add another chapter to his legacy in August.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  24. Berenz has big game as Lourdes Academy rolls to win

    Lourdes Academy 18, Cambria-Friesland 8 (5 inn.): Brooklyn Berenz went 4-for-5 and drove in five runs to lead the Knights' offensive barrage.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  25. Wisconsin's next drug take-back day is Saturday

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Scores of Wisconsin law enforcement agencies will accept prescription medications this weekend as part of a national effort to safely dispose of expired and leftover drugs.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  26. Errors sting Oshkosh West in loss to Appleton East

    Appleton East 3, Oshkosh West 1: Errors proved costly for the Wildcats as the Patriots took advantage of three West miscues to collect the win.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  27. Oshkosh West can't hold off Menasha

    Menasha 10, Oshkosh West 5 (completion of susp. game): The Wildcats took a 4-3 lead after five innings but the Bluejays answered with five runs in the sixth and two in the seventh to collect the win in a game that was started on April 8.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  28. Mark Harris meets with Oshkosh Northwestern Media Editorial Board April 2014 Joe Sienkiewicz / Oshkosh Northwestern Media

    Harris will run as Democrat to succeed Petri

    Winnebago County executive thinks 6th District is winnable despite GOP's past dominance.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  29. Performance, amenities highlight 2014 Kia Forte sedan

    Originally introduced at the 2012 Los Angeles International Auto Show, the all-new 2014 Forte is a stunning European design-inspired sedan that makes it clear the Korean auto manufacturer has another winner in its line-up.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  30. Milwaukee police investigate double homicide

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say they're investigating a double homicide.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  31. Sheriff's deputies search for teen who fired shots

    TOWN OF GRAFTON, Wis. (AP) — A teenager accused of shooting at his sister's boyfriend in Ozaukee County is still on the run.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  32. Winneconne's Bach, Swanlund net goals to top Waupaca

    Winneconne 2, Waupaca 1: Amanda Bach and Courtney Swanlund each scored goals as the Wolves picked up the win over the Comets.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  33. Gereau pitches Winneconne to sweep of Ripon

    Winneconne 10-4, Ripon 0-0: Annika Gereau pitched a pair of shutouts, allowing just six hits over 12 innings between the two games, while totaling 16 strikeouts and just two walks.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  34. Ripon rallies in seventh inning to beat Fox Valley Lutheran

    Ripon 7, Fox Valley Lutheran 6: Carter Meyer had a two-out single in the seventh inning to tie the game and Alex Goyette drove in the winning run as the Tigers rallied in the bottom of the seventh for the victory.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  35. Rough first inning sinks Lourdes Academy

    Cambria-Friesland 14, Lourdes Academy 4 (5 inn): A rough first inning was too much for Lourdes Academy to overcome as they fell on the road.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  36. Winneconne can't overcome errors in loss to Freedom

    Freedom 8, Winneconne 4: The Wolves committed seven errors which led to four unearned runs as they fell to the Irish.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  37. Lourdes Academy second at Trailways mini-meet

    Trailways Mini-Meet: Lourdes Academy finished in second place in a tight race for the top spot at Lawsonia Links Golf Course.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  38. Derenne's 19 saves not enough to earn Oshkosh North a win

    Fond du Lac 2, Oshkosh North 0: Michaela Derenne made a whopping 19 saves but the Spartans came up short in the FVA contest.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  39. Omro can't get past Kettle Moraine Lutheran

    Kettle Moraine Lutheran 3, Omro 1: Cody Albright allowed just five hits over six innings but the Chargers squeaked out enough runs to nip the Foxes.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  40. Marriages

    Marriage licenses issued recently in Winnebago County

    • Apr. 21, 2014
  41. Keller, Reed, Ruhl pick up wins at Deerfield Invite for Lourdes

    Deerfield Invitational: Nora Keller led an impressive showing in the 800 meters for Lourdes Academy as the Knights finished third overall.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  42. Winneconne boys win triangular, girls finish second

    Fox Valley Lutheran Triangular: The Winneconne boys won a close race for the title, while the girls finished second to Fox Valley Lutheran in a meet that included Clintonville.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  43. Divorces

    Divorces granted recently in Winnebago County

    • Apr. 21, 2014
  44. Robichaud sweeps throwing events for Ripon

    Ripon Triangular: Trevor Robichaud took first place in the shot put and the discus and Evan Long took first place in the 800 meters to lead the Ripon boys track and field team at the Ripon Triangular featuring Waupaca and Freedom.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  45. Hess brothers lead Omro in quad

    Omro Flyway Quad: Brother's Chris and Matt Hess finished first and second in the 200 meters and both added second place finishes to lead the Foxes to a second place finish with 71 points in the quad.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  46. Berlin falls short against Xavier

    Xavier 7, Berlin 3: The Hawks jumped out to a 4-0 lead and then held off the Indians.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  47. Trending today at thenorthwestern.com

    The most popular digital content of the day includes the Winnebago County Crime Gallery, a brief on police arresting an Oshkosh man for animal abuse, a report on homicide charges that were filed in connection to a drug overdose death, a report that Mark Harris will run to replace U.S. Rep. Tom Petri and a video about Green Bay Police continuing to look for answers in a cold case.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  48. Kranz earns medalist honors in Ripon win

    Ripon 188, Fox Valley Lutheran 194: Alex Kranz earned medalist honors with a 43 to lead the Tigers to a victory at Lawsonia Links Golf Course.

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  49. Ripon blanked by West De Pere

    West De Pere 7, Ripon 0: The powerhouse Phantoms proved too much for the Tigers as Ripon fell in the WCTC dual meet.

    • Apr. 22, 2014

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