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Spartan skaters win sixth straight

Laurvick records third hat trick in four games.

SHS girls rally past Ashland

Superior plays Cloquet at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Hermantown.

SPARTAN RDP: SHS doubles up Hibbing-Chisholm

The Spartan boys hoop team won at Chippewa Falls, while the girls hockey and basketball teams lost at home

Del Monte issues recall for canned corn

Cans of Del Monte canned fiesta corn seasoned with red and green peppers are being recalled due to potential botulism concerns.

Favre: 'Never say never' to coaching Packers

Former Green Bay quarterback Brett Favre looks on after giving his acceptance speech during the 2016 NFL Hall of Fame enshrinement Aug 6, 2016, at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. (Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images)
Favre, who helped Oak Grove High School win a 2013 Mississippi state title as its offensive coordinator, said he's not ready or willing to join the pro coaching ranks just yet.

UWS men snap 8-game skid

(Jed Carlson / The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s John Pioro (33) gets up a shot over Northland’s Modesta Britten (33) in the first half of the Yellowjackets victory in Superior on Wednesday evening Dec. 12. 1 / 5
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Mac Reykdal scored a game-high 22 points and Montroy Scott added 17 for UWS.

Tiger boys suffer first loss

NHS girls improve to 6-0 with win over Barron

EAGLE RDP: Solon Springs boys and girls win 1, lose 1

Solon Springs High School's Morgan Anderson (3) has her shot blocked by Northwood’s Emmalee Golembiewski (5) in the second half of the Evergreens’ 61-29 victory Tuesday, Dec.11, in Minong. Jed Carlson / 1 / 6
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Eagles boys and girls sweep Mercer Tigers

Norlin leads 'Jackets past 'Jills (updated)

University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Hannah Norlin (42) gets fouled by Northland’s Sarah Houle (40) in the first half of the Yellowjackets' victory Wednesday, Dec. 12, in Mertz Mortorelli Gym. (Jed Carlson / / 6
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University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Eva Reinertsen (23) and Ellie Leadstrom (20) trap Northland’s Lindsay Bressette (1) in the first half Wednesday, Dec. 12, at Mertz Mortorelli Gym. (Jed Carlson / / 6
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University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Morgan Anderson (12) gets fouled in the second half of the Yellowjackets' win Wednesday, Dec. 12, at Mertz Mortorelli Gym. (Jed Carlson / 6 / 6
Despite playing a season-low 18 minutes, UWS senior Hannah Norlin scored a game-high 24 points with seven rebounds and two steals in the Yellowjackets’ 75-52 win over Northland College.

Long-delayed honor to be bestowed on slain Wisconsin patrolman

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This photo illustration compares the current site of the 1953 shooting site with a news clip from the Minneapolis Tribune. Image courtesy of St. Croix County Sheriff's Office 3 / 3
HUDSON, Wis. - There is a special place in Washington, D.C., dedicated to law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty, but you won’t find Lee Murphy’s ...
Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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