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MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa—A series of tornadoes tore through several communities here Thursday evening, July 19, leaving many homes without roofs and a local courthouse without its bell clock.
LOS ANGELES—A plethora of Minnesota athletes were recognized in a multitude of categories at this year's 2018 ESPY Awards held in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 18.
When it comes to the people of Wisconsin, two things are clear: they love their Green Bay Packers football and they despise the Minnesota Vikings. So much so, that Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) introduced a piece of legislation Wednesday, July 18, called the “Go Pack Go Act,” which would make all counties in the state of Wisconsin a Packers-first television viewing audience.
MENASHA, Wis. — A good samaritan is being credited with potentially saving a Wisconsin woman's life after she fell into the crevice of a draw bridge while riding her bike on Wednesday, July 4. The incident, which was caught on video by Wisconsin Department of Transportation cameras, shows the 37-year-old woman riding her bicycle between a set of crossing arms that had been lowered to warn motorists and bicyclists that the draw bridge was being raised for a boat passing underneath the bridge.
KENTON-ON-SEA, South Africa—Nearly all that remained at the scene was evidence of probable poachers caught in the act. A high-powered rifle equipped with a silencer, an axe, wire cutters and some food supplies accompanied the nearby human remains that were left. The remains belonged to a suspected group of rhino poachers, according to Nick Fox, owner of the Sibuya Game Reserve in South Africa.
ANTHEM, Ariz.—A heroic act by a 6-month-old puppy in Arizona Friday morning, June 29, may require a change in the phrase “man’s best friend” to “woman’s best friend.” Paula Godwin, of Anthem, Ariz., said she was walking her dog, “Todd,” early Friday morning on a hiking trail when she says she encountered a rattlesnake. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.faceboo..." width="500" height="744" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true" allow="en
KIMBERLEY, Australia—Shocking video of an Australian woman being pulled into the water after hand-feeding a shark off the back of a yacht in western Australia went viral Monday, July 2. Melissa Brunning, 34, of Perth, Australia, who says she was on a “once-in-a-lifetime” vacation, is lucky to be alive after the unexpected attack.
FARGO—President Donald Trump touched down at approximately 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at Fargo's Hector International Airport. Trump is scheduled to speak at Scheels Arena at 7 p.m. to stump for GOP Senate hopeful Kevin Cramer. To see all of our photos, scroll through them in the slides above this story. We will continue to update this photo gallery as more photos arrive throughout the evening. Check back throughout the night to see additional photographs of this historic event.
The U.S. Postal Service is providing customers of all ages with a treat for their senses with the release of its first ever scratch-and-sniff stamps. Take that, email. The aroma of the "Frozen Treats Forever" stamps will remind customers of the sweet scent of summer when mailing and receiving letters of love, friendship, party invitations and other correspondence, the postal service said in a release. The stamps were officially dedicated and released Wednesday, June 20, at a children's museum in Austin, Texas.
LAS VEGAS—Richard Harrison, known more by his nickname "The Old Man" from the popular History channel reality series "Pawn Stars," has died. He was 77. Harrison's death was made public in a Facebook post sent out Monday morning, June 25, on the pawn shop's official Facebook page. "It is with heavy hearts that we acknowledge the passing of Richard Benjamin Harrison (known as 'The Old Man' to Pawn Stars fans the world over) this morning," the Facebook post reads. "He was surrounded by loving family this past weekend and went peacefully."