Duluth residents digging out from whopper of snowstorm
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Residents of Duluth and nearby Superior, Wisconsin, are digging out from a whopper of a snowstorm. Nearly 22 inches of snow fell on Duluth in a Thanksgiving weekend blizzard that left streets impassable and shut down Interstate 35 south of town. A National Weather Service meteorologist says 21.7 inches of snow piled up in Duluth as of noon Sunday, making it the ninth-largest snowfall over two days on record. Lakeshore areas of northern Wisconsin report more than 20 inches of snow since Saturday.
SCHOOL SHOOTING-WISCONSIN-THE LATEST
Latest: Officer shot armed student at Wisconsin high school
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin police chief says an officer shot an armed male student at a suburban Milwaukee high school after the suspect pointed his gun at officers. Waukesha Police Chief Russell Jack says a student first warned the resource officer that a classmate had a gun at around 10:17 a.m. Monday. Jack says the resource officer went to the classroom to confront the student and get students in the room to safety. The officer who shot the student is an 11-year veteran of the Waukesha police department.
Wisconsin elections panel seeks clarity on deactivation
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Elections Commission wants the state Legislature to get involved with a dispute that could result in 234,000 people being made unable to vote. The commission voted 5-1 Monday to ask that the Republican-controlled Legislature provide guidance for when voters who may have moved should be deactivated from voter rolls.
STRANDED VEHICLE DEATHS
Woman found with dead husband in stranded vehicle has died
(Information from: Wisconsin State Journal, http://www.madison.com/wsj)
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An elderly woman found with her dead husband in their stranded vehicle in Dane County has died. Sheriff’s officials say 87-year-old Colleen Soper was taken to a Madison hospital in critical condition after she was found Saturday in their vehicle which had apparently become stuck on a remote trail in the town of Vermont.
ISLE ROYALE WOLVES
Wolves relocated to Isle Royale park finding plenty to eat
HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Scientists say gray wolves relocated to Isle Royale National Park are adjusting nicely to their new surroundings and finding plenty of prey. Officials released findings Monday from observations of wolves that were captured on the mainland and taken to the Lake Superior park over the past year. They concluded that more than half of the wolves’ prey were moose. But they also feasted on beavers and snowshoe hares.