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November 17, 2009
Quilters will honor a last request by Amy Krueger, who was killed at Fort Hood
Quilters will work on Saturday in Plymouth to honor one of the last requests made by Amy Krueger, who was killed in the Fort Hood massacre. The quilters make free camouflage blankets for U.S. troops. And Krueger, of nearby Kiel, asked them to make 45 quilts for her unit that's...
November 17, 2009 - 9:00am
Deployment for Madison Army Reserve unit at Fort Hood is delayed
The Madison Army Reserve unit that had seven casualties in the Fort Hood massacre will not go to Afghanistan next month as scheduled. Commander Robert LaFountain says the mission is being put off indefinitely, until replacements can be found for the three members who were killed...
November 17, 2009 - 9:00am
November 13, 2009
Obama orders review of Hasan's past, as two Wisconsin soldiers are honored
Hundreds of people are expected to attend a visitation in Kiel today for Army Sergeant Amy Krueger, one of the 13 soldiers killed at Fort Hood. The visitation and Saturday's funeral will both be held at Kiel High School, where the 29-year-old Krueger graduated in 1998. Krueger...
November 13, 2009 - 9:00am
November 12, 2009
Soldier killed at Fort Hood honored tonight at Milwaukee school
A Racine County soldier killed in the Fort Hood massacre will be honored tonight at a college in Milwaukee where he used to teach. Bryant and Stratton College is holding a candle-light vigil for Russell Seager, 51, of Mount Pleasant. He started teaching there in May of 2005 in the...
November 12, 2009 - 9:00am
November 11, 2009
Rhoades' son stationed at Fort Hood, Texas
Michael Rhoades, son of State Rep. Kitty Rhoades of Hudson, is stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, and was not injured in the shooting spree last week that killed 13 and injured 30. "I received a text message from Michael Thursday saying he was okay," Rhoades said.
November 11, 2009 - 9:37am
Obama praises Sgt. Amy Krueger as her body arrives in Kiel
At the exact moment President Obama was speaking her praises, the body of Army Sergeant Amy Krueger was being driven home to Kiel. Krueger, 29, was one of 13 people killed in the Fort Hood shooting massacre. Her body was flown to Milwaukee, where it left just after noon Tuesday...
November 11, 2009 - 9:00am
November 10, 2009
Investigators believe Hasan acted alone in shooting rampage at Fort Hood
Federal investigators believe Nidal Hasan acted alone in last week's shooting rampage at Fort Hood, despite reported contacts with a Muslim radical. And authorities say Hasan will be tried in a military court, where he could get the death penalty if he's charged and convicted of...
November 10, 2009 - 9:00am
November 9, 2009
Key senator wants to know if the soldier behind Fort Hood massacre was an Islamic extremist
The head of the U.S. Senate's Homeland Security committee wants to know if the Wisconsin-based soldier behind the Fort Hood massacre had a growing extremist view of Islamic ideology. Joe Lieberman said on Fox News Sunday that the Army should have removed Nidal Hasan, 39, if he what...
November 9, 2009 - 9:00am
Obama will attend a memorial service for soldiers killed and injured at Fort Hood
President Obama will attend a memorial service tomorrow honoring 13 soldiers killed and 30 others wounded at Fort Hood last Thursday. Two soldiers from Wisconsin died and four others from the Badger State were injured. And all but one of those soldiers were members of the same...
November 9, 2009 - 9:00am
November 6, 2009
Sheboygan County woman is among injured at Fort Hood
A Sheboygan County woman was among the 31 injured when an Army psychiatrist opened fire at Fort Hood in Texas Thursday, killing 12 others. Her mother said Amber Bahr, 19, of Random Lake was in stable condition at a hospital, after being shot in the abdomen. Lisa Pfund said the...
November 6, 2009 - 9:00am
July 21, 2009
Oshkosh soldier dies after being hit by stray bullet fired at party in Fort Hood
A soldier is in custody after he allegedly opened fire at a party in Fort Hood, Texas, and killed a soldier from Oshkosh. Army Specialist Ryan Schlack, 30, died Saturday at an Army medical center. Media reports said he was at a casual get-together Friday night on the lawn of the...
July 21, 2009 - 9:20am