Prairie Correctional Facility closed in early 2010.The Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton won't be re-opening anytime soon, at least not according to Rep. Andrew Falk.
Prairie Correctional Facility has been closed since February 2010. A report by the Minnesota Independent on the growth o ... More >>
David Lefever's threatening online post got him arrested.An Appleton, Wisconsin man has been arrested after leaving a threatening message on the message board of a Canadian radio station. David Lefever wrote the message Tuesday, telling blog readers that he was going to "Go on a shooting spree in ... More >>
Diane Bakdash went before a Hennepin County judge today for the first time after her arrest for allegedly helping her son, Timothy Bakdash, avoid arrest in the hit and run death of Ben Van Handler.
Police say she helped her son sell his car as fast as he could after the April 15 crash, in wh ... More >>
CaringBridgeBen Van HandelUniversity of Minnesota senior Benjamin Van Handel, who was struck in a hit-and-run early Friday morning in Dinkytown, has died of his injuries.
His is the second traffic death in the neighborhood within a week. The driver, who was going the wrong way on a one-way stree ... More >>
Headlining DJ Reid Speed from LA
The third installment of ESP Woody McBride's rave-in-a-club circus is upon us, set to rattle downtown Minneapolis for 9 hours straight this Friday with 60 DJs of both local and national acclaim and stretching First Avenue to five stages instead of three. Sponsore ... More >>
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wants the National Guard for political muscle. The Kent State shootings happened 40 years ago, but one state failed to learn the lesson not to call in the National Guard on unarmed protesters. That state is Wisconsin.
There, Gov. Scott Walker has declared that he' ... More >>
Photo: daveyninLorie Kuehl lost cat controlSeems like, if you're going to try and send someone to prison for animal abuse, that you'd need to present the abused animals as evidence.
That's what prosecutors in Appleton assumed when they hauled 42-year-old Lorie Kuehl into court after charging ... More >>
Photo by Black Scratchy LinesWhy would someone stage a robbery and then stab themselves in the stomach? Good question, but apparently a 33-year-old Appleton, Wis. man thought it was a good idea.
On April 7, the man claimed a stranger came up to him near a tavern, stole his wallet, and stabbed ... More >>
There's a new gang in town and it's not one to be messed with. A growing gang of feral pot-bellied pigs is starting to wreak havoc in western Minnesota and officials who are trying to track them down can't seem to find these obese creatures.