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 >>
Two men accused in a Marathon County extortion case have pleaded not guilty to the charges against them.
Prosecutors say Alex Santiago, 29, of Ringle and Dustin Congleton, 28, of Weston extorted about $100,000 from a 56-year-old central Wisconsin man who had an affair with a woman and wanted to keep it secret because he was married.
Santiago and Congleton are charged with two felonies: extortion and receiving stolen property, according to court records.
During a court appearance, both men waived the right to a preliminary hearing. A pre-trial conference is scheduled for next month.
Congleton remains behind bars, while Santiago is free on bond.
Santiago and Congleton are both convicted felons, according to online court records.
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