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Man sentenced for Walker murder

November 30, 2012 in DL-Online

WALKER, Minn. A 21-year-old Walker man has been ordered to spend 18 years in prison for fatally stabbing a man here last spring. Continue Reading

Walker man sentenced for harassment

November 9, 2012 in DL-Online

BEMIDJI A 21-year-old Walker man has been sentenced for felony harassment. Continue Reading

COLUMN: Mutiny in Madison: Walker’s pyrrhic victory

June 21, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Wisconsin’s recall election did not exonerate Republican Gov. Scott Walker anymore than Capt. Bligh was exonerated in “Mutiny on the Bounty” Continue Reading

Walker survives recall election in Wisconsin

June 5, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker beat back a recall challenge Tuesday, winning both the right to finish his term and a voter endorsement of his strategy to curb state spending, which included the explosive measure that eliminated union rights for most public workers. Continue Reading

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Wisconsin Governor Halts Plans to Implement Union Law

March 31, 2011 in WDAZ

A Wisconsin judge on Thursday did what thousands of pro-union protesters and boycotting Democratic lawmakers couldn’t, forcing Republican Gov. Scott Walker to halt plans to implement a law that would strip most public workers of their collective bargaining rights and cut their pay. Continue Reading

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Wis. Gov. Walker to Outline Ultimate Intentions in Budget

February 28, 2011 in WDAZ

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s explosive proposal to take nearly all collective bargaining rights away from most public workers represents just one piece of his vision for the state’s future. Now he’s ready to reveal the rest. Continue Reading

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Wisconsin Assembly Passes Bill Taking Away Union Rights

February 25, 2011 in WDAZ

Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly took the first significant action on their plan to strip collective bargaining rights from most public workers, abruptly passing the measure early Friday morning before sleep-deprived Democrats realized what was happening. Continue Reading

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11 things we’ll be watching this year

January 1, 2011 in INFORUM

This is the time of year to make bold predictions for the next year, 2011. Unfortunately, one of the few things we can count on is that there will
be a flood. Continue Reading

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Mercil carries D-G-F to playoff football victory against Walker-Hackensack-Akeley

October 26, 2010 in INFORUM

GLYNDON, Minn. Defenders weren’t the only thing Bennett Mercil had to navigate Tuesday. Continue Reading