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Nelson raises nearly $264,000 in Senate bid last quarter

Apr. 15, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrat Tom Nelson said Thursday he raised nearly $264,000 in the first three months of the year in his bid for the U.S. Senate, about a quarter of what challenger Alex Lasry brought in over six weeks. Nelson, the Outagamie County executive, has...

Consistency of starting rotation carrying Brewers early

Apr. 15, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corbin Burnes always sensed the Milwaukee Brewers were on the verge of producing an exceptional starting rotation. It just took some time to put it all together. Burnes now is the hottest pitcher in a rotation that has produced a...

Middleton leads Bucks in 130-105 breeze by Timberwolves

Apr. 14, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Khris Middleton had 27 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in three quarters, as the Milwaukee Bucks breezed to a 130-105 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. Brook Lopez added 18 points and eight rebounds, Jrue Holiday pitched...

Burnes delivers with arm, bat as Brewers trounce Cubs 7-0

Apr. 14, 2021 20:06 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corbin Burnes continued his sizzling start to the season and finally got a little run support, thanks in part to his own surprising skill at the plate. Burnes struck out 10 in six dominant innings and also delivered a bases-loaded single for his first...

Wisconsin Treasurer Godlewski launches US Senate bid

Apr. 14, 2021 10:43 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Treasurer Sarah Godlewski joined the growing ranks of Democrats running for U.S. Senate on Wednesday, launching her bid for the seat in the battleground state currently held by Republican Sen. Ron Johnson who has yet to say whether he will seek a third term. ...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Apr. 14, 2021 01:30 AM EDT

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. April 7, 2021. Editorial: Nonpartisan redistricting’s time has come Late last October we presented an editorial arguing in favor of Wisconsin adopting some form of explicitly nonpartisan redistricting process. New...

Plunked again, Contreras hits back with HR, Cubs beat Brews

Apr. 14, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After getting hit time and time again by Milwaukee Brewers pitchers, Willson Contreras finally hit back. Contreras delivered a two-run homer in the eighth inning and enjoyed his trip around the bases as the Chicago Cubs rallied past Milwaukee 3-2...

Cubs' Hendricks feeling ill, scratched amid team COVID scare

Apr. 13, 2021 19:40 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With the team facing a COVID-19 scare, Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks was scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday night after the right-hander indicated he wasn't feeling well. The Cubs didn't provide specifics about Hendricks' health, saying...

Chicago Cubs concerned about possible COVID-19 outbreak

Apr. 13, 2021 00:41 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are concerned about a possible COVID-19 outbreak after two coaches tested positive for the virus and three relievers were placed on the COVID-19-related injured list. The team announced the positive test for bullpen coach Chris Young...

Urías drives in 3 on pinch-hit double, Brewers down Cubs 6-3

Apr. 13, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pinch-hitter Luis Urías drove in three runs with a go-ahead double and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six times in the sixth inning to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Monday night. Freddy Peralta (2-0) struck out 10 over six innings of two-hit ball for the...