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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is spending his 60th birthday overnight in a hospital where he is being treated for exhaustion following a 20-kilometer run. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports ( http://bit.ly/1fbpyRA ) that Barrett ran the race Sunday indoors at the Pettit national Ice Center. Spokesman Jeff Fleming says Barrett finished Sunday's run before requiring medical attention. Barrett turned 60 on Sunday and wanted to run for 60 minutes, Fleming said. An ambulance transported Barrett to Froedtert Hospital, where he is being treated for dehydration and exhaustion.
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Deputies with the Bayfield County Sheriff's Office responding to a 911 call at an Iron River residence Saturday found two adults dead and one man injured following a struggle in the home. An investigation into the incident is ongoing, according to a release from the Iron River Police Department. The call for assistance came at approximately 6:15 p.m. Saturday, according to the release. Deputies responded and found one adult female and one adult male deceased in the house. Another man located at the residence with injuries was transported to the hospital.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Another player will join the gridiron greats whose names are posted on the stadium facade inside Lambeau Field. Pro Football Hall of Famer Dave Robinson and those gathered for Green Bay Packers-Atlanta Falcons game will see his name unveiled Sunday at halftime. The honor is reserved for Packers who have been enshrined in Canton, Ohio. Robinson will also receive his Hall of Fame ring. Robinson is the latest member of Vince Lombardi's championship Green Bay Packers to make it to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
A shorthanded Superior High School boys hockey team fell to 0-3 on the season with a 3-2 loss Saturday afternoon at New Richmond. The Spartans were playing without Daniel Burger (thumb) and a trio of players who were ill. "We're battling early season injuries and illness right now," SHS coach Jason Kalin said. "It's not necessarily the reason we lost on Saturday, but we were missing some key components in our lineup.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- With a frigid forecast, a mediocre team and no Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers tickets are a lot easier to come by this weekend. Tickets for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons are available and affordable, with some being sold for as little as $37, the Press-Gazette Media reported ( http://gbpg.net/1d2pwJw ). Dennis Garrity, the president of Event USA and Pacer Fan Tours in Ashwaubenon, said the lower prices have meant brisk sales for ticket brokers.
Women's Basketball UW-Oshkosh 56, UW-Superior 52 Men's Basketball UW-Superior 77, UW-Oshkosh 71 Wisconsin 70, Marquette 64 Minnesota 80, New Orleans 65 UW-Stout 74, UW-Whitewater 69 Boys Basketball Benilde-St. Margaret's 71, Andover 66 Chanhassen 84, Duluth Denfeld 21 Owatonna 57, Duluth East 40 St.
The Superior Police Department is offering an reward up to $500 for information leading to the identification and arrest of the person or people responsible for widespread vandalism in the city. On Nov. 26, police received dozens of complaints of shattered vehicle and home windows. The suspects were likely using a BB or pellet gun and a slingshot and marbles, according to a news release issued by Superior Deputy Chief Nicholas Alexander. Damage from the vandalism spree is estimated to be in the tens of thousands of dollars, the release states.
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) -- Work begins soon on the superstructure of the new four-lane highway bridge over the St. Croix River connecting Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation this week approved a $332.5 million contract with the Lunda/Ames Joint Venture to build the St. Croix Crossing bridge superstructure. Lunda/Ames plans to start pile-driving in mid-December at seven pier locations on the Minnesota side.
Ice is forming in the greater Duluth/Superior Harbor and Thunder Bay, Ont. regions. U.S. Coast Guard Cutter KATMAI BAY will conduct ice-breaking operations to facilitate the movement of commercial shipping throughout the Twin Ports and Thunder Bay. U.S. Coast Guard Cutter ALDER will relieve the KATMAI BAY at a later date. This activity will extend to the end of the shipping season, which normally concludes Jan.