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WI: County Asks State High Court to Rule on Land Issue for Couture Project

Milwaukee County on Tuesday petitioned the Wisconsin Supreme Court to rule on the location of the Lake Michigan shoreline in downtown Milwaukee, the next step in the county's sale of land for the proposed $122 million Couture apartment high-rise, official

Elizabeth! It’s The Big One! Man Fakes Heart Attack To Steal Toys

http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/clip/10957588/raw-fake-heart-attack POLK COUNTY, Fla. — In a scene straight out of Sanford and Son, a man faked a heart attack so his friend could steal toys from a Lake Wales Walmart. It didn’t work for Fred Sanford and it certainly didn’t work for this dynamic duo. Show More Summary

Daily 2 Cents: The Devil's Hoofprints -- Great White Shark in Aussie Lake -- Methane Found On Mars

The Devil's Hoofprints On Feb. 9, 1855, in the county of Devon, England, residents were mystified when they awoke to find strange tracks in the snow—tracks unlike any animal tracks they’d seen before. As groups of people across multiple...Show More Summary

Dead steelhead in the Salmon River and other Lake Ontario tributaries

2 weeks agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Scientists and the state Department of Environmental Conservation have been puzzled by dead steelhead turning up on the banks of the Salmon River in Oswego County in recent weeks. There's also been anecdotal reports of the same thing...Show More Summary

Surf's up on Lake Tahoe, thanks to ferocious winds

As driving rain and powerful winds began to sweep across Northern California on Thursday morning, a few hearty souls braved the elements and went surfing. On Lake Tahoe. The accompanying images were captured by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office at its North Lake Tahoe Station. Show More Summary

Program Helps Farmers Commercialize Farm Inventions

Ottawa County, MI announced the official kick-off of the Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator. The Incubator, a non-profit corporation, will specialize in helping farmers and entrepreneurs turn their ag-tech machine, equipment, or software ideas and inventions into successful businesses. Show More Summary

Third Time's the Charm!

On November 5, 1966, a hunter shot a duck out of a flock of four on Lake Reno, in Pope County, Minnesota. It turned out to be a Common Eider—such a rare species that he turned it over to the Bell Museum of Natural History in Minneapolis, where it lies in state in a museum drawer. Show More Summary

Rauner runs risks moving from attack dog to pragmatist

Bruce Rauner long has spoken of the need to demand more from teachers and students alike. But before a conservative audience in Lake County last fall, the then-Republican candidate for governor lashed out at new Common Core education standards aimed at doing just that.

Indiana Supreme Court upholds ‘Right to Work’ law

By Tim Evans and Tony Cook, Indianapolis Star The Indiana Supreme Court on Thursday upheld Indiana's "right to work" law, reversing a Lake County ruling that found the law violated the state constitution.

Lake County Jail guards indicted in inmate's death

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Three years after a Lake County Jail inmate's neck was broken in a scuffle with guards, two former corrections officers have been indicted by a grand jury on official misconduct charges for their involvement, Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran announced.

Gritty Santa Ana River is streaming back toward restoration

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Santa Ana River, born of snowmelt and natural springs near Big Bear Lake, flows through Southern California as one of the region's most scenic rivers — until it hits Orange County.

Tribune choices for races in the collar counties

The Tribune offers endorsements today in contested countywide races in DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties.

Biden tries to give Democrats boost in suburbs

Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Lake County on Wednesday, trying to boost Democratic prospects in races for U.S. Senate, governor and Congress.

Florida Animal Service Director Fired After 20 Animals Were Euthanized in One Day

On Oct. 1, Jacquelyn Johnston was hired as the new animal services’ director of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Division. Then on Friday, Oct. 10, The Lake County Sheriff’s Office announced that she had been terminated, after only nine days on the new job, reports WFTV. Show More Summary

Wildfire near Lake Tahoe now 67% contained, 6 homes destroyed

Firefighters were gaining ground late Saturday in the battle against a wildfire in Placer County near Lake Tahoe that has destroyed several homes and is threatening 400 more.

The Dave Stryker Trio Swings A Log Church

3 months agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Once through pastoral Medford Village in Burlington County, NJ, you arrive at Medford Lakes, a community of period log cabins under towering pine trees just off Stokes, the main road. In this onetime lakeside resort, hand-hewn from local wood, beckons a big cabin called {{e: Cathedral of the Woods...

UTAH: Gov & AG Make Nice, State Begins Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Utah's governor and attorney general today threw up their hands and said, "Sorry about all that hate. Besties forever?" Via the Salt Lake Tribune: Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said marriage licenses would be immediately issued to same-sex couples. Show More Summary

In wake of drought and fires, turtle habitat becomes death trap

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Biologists strode along the cracked, dry mud surrounding this evaporating north Los Angeles County lake last week, pausing periodically to pick up an emaciated turtle and wash alkaline dust off its head and carapace.

Fran Fest

4 months agoHobbies / Fishing : Way Upstream

Fran Fest to benefit memorial for fly fishing legend - LakePlacidNews.com | News and information on the Lake Placid and Essex County region of New York - Lake Placid News For more information about the statue project, contact Rarilee Conway at 518-524-0493

Many Readers Correctly Guessed St. George, Lemay, Affton, & Spanish Lake Are Unincorporated Areas Within St. Louis County

Up to seventy readers last week correctly guessed the fours areas in St. Louis County that are unincorporated, not a separate village, town, or city: St. George, Lemay, Affton, and Spanish Lake. With 90 incorporated it’s hard to keep track of all the areas of the county. Here are the...

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