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Over 27,000 American flags honor Wisconsin fallen soldiers

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee veterans park was adorned Friday with the last of more than 27,000 American flags for a Memorial Day weekend tribute to every Wisconsin resident who has died in service to their country from the Civil War onward. Volunteers finished planting the last of the ...

Republican-appointed UW regent won’t step down when term ends

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A conservative University of Wisconsin regent says he won’t step down when his term ends this month. Then-Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, appointed Robert Atwell to the Board of Regents in May 2017. His seven-year term ends this month. Atwell sent an email to ...

Funds sought for UP Veterans War Memorial improvements

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IRON MOUNTAIN — A new flag was installed at the Upper Peninsula Veterans War Memorial and Park on Friday, just in time for Memorial Day weekend. They replace the flag, which costs about $700, about twice a year. Dennis and Barb Larson and Robert and Lori Massicotte helped establish the ...