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On the heels of Smokey Bear's 68th birthday, fire control officials at the Wisconsin DNR lifted emergency burning restrictions this morning in portions of Jackson, Juneau and Monroe counties that are within Department of Natural Resources protection areas.
Three years ago, Christopher Pocknell of Onalaska was convicted of stalking his ex-wife by putting a satellite tracking device on her car.
Pocknell was placed on probation for that offense. Now, he's accused of trying to do the same thing to his latest girlfriend. And that's not all, according to assistant D-A Crystal Jensen...she says Pocknell also lied to police about whether he possessed any guns as a convicted felon.
Bond was set on Friday for Pocknell...15-thousand dollars cash. Official charges could be filed on Monday.
On the eve of the August primary in Wisconsin, the November presidential election is getting lots of attention in the state...because of who's been added to the Republican ticket.
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke to thousands of supporters in Waukesha Sunday night...bringing running mate Paul Ryan with him. Congressman Ryan praised other Republican office-holders from the state, as people who keep their promises.
Ryan says Republicans led by Governor Scott Walker fixed the problems in Madison, and he expects the party will fix Washington.
Police procedures in the investigation of a La Crosse drug death are under fire.
The judge in the Cain Moss murder case is being asked not to allow evidence from some statements Moss made last year, when he was charged with the overdose death of Tony Du Charme. Police found Du Charme's body near Red Cloud Park, after speaking with suspects and witnesses. Police Lieutenant Matt Malott and Moss's defense attorney argued back and forth in court today about whether Moss seemed to be on drugs when he was questioned, and whether officers ignored his requests for a lawyer. No trial date has been set for Cain Moss. Judge Todd Bjerke says he will rule by the end of August on whether Moss's statements are admissible.
A state highway south of Brownsville is blocked, because of a semi rollover.
MN-DOT is urging drivers to avoid Highway 26, about two miles south of Brownsville. The crash was reported around 11 o'clock this morning.