Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle.More >>
Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle. People at the track observed a moment of silence for Trickle. He died Thursday in an apparent suicide at the age of 71. Race organizers said the event brought in more than 1,500 fans to watch the season's opening race and to remember Trickle's successful career."More >>
Motorcycles rumbled through central Wisconsin Saturday for the 10th annual Wausau Fire Charity Ride.More >>
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- While parts of west-central Wisconsin were buried under a foot of snow overnight, Milwaukee set a record with its 280th straight day without measurable snowfall.
The National Weather Service last recorded snowfall there on March 4, when just under an inch fell.
The old record was 279 days, set in 1999. Milwaukee tied that record Saturday and beat it when Sunday ended with no snow.
Meteorologist J.J. Wood says there's a good chance to extend the record. He says the area isn't expected to see snow before the weekend.
He says Milwaukee got lucky because storms that might have hit it veered off to the north and west. But he says residents shouldn't infer that the whole winter will be mild. He says winter snowfall, as usual, will be unpredictable.
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