Sunday State News


Wheeler News Service – Sunday, December 29, 2013 - News Summary


Wisconsin Lottery Numbers (drawn Saturday night):

Powerball:  8 – 35 – 44 – 51 – 56  Powerball: 18

Mega Bucks:  8 – 13 – 16 – 31 – 32 – 36

SuperCash:  2 – 7 – 19 – 20 – 26 – 30  Doubler: NO

Badger 5:  12 - 13 - 18 - 21 - 28

Daily Pick 4:  0 - 6 - 1 - 2

Daily Pick 3:  0 - 8 - 5

Here are the stories:

An arctic cold front has shattered the spring-like weather across the state the past few days. The National Weather Service in Sullivan says wind chills of minus-20 to minus-30 degrees dropped the mercury from the 30s to single digits and into the teens. A spokesperson for the service says if you plan on traveling today, take extra time getting to your destination. Roadways will be slippery, especially during the morning hours.


Authorities have found the body of an Illinois businessman that had been missing in northwestern Wisconsin since Monday. The Washburn County Sheriff's office says the truck of 30-year-old Edward Steinhardt was discovered partially submerged in the south end of Dilly Lake over the weekend. The victim's body was discovered a short distance from the truck. An autopsy has been ordered to confirm a cause of death, byt authorities believe the Naperville, Illinois man likely died from the cold after escaping his truck. It's unknown why the victim drove the truck on the frozen lake.


Racine authorities say a man missing from a group home was found dead over the weekend. Racine Police say the body of 57-year-old Ruben Santos was discovered in a wooded area near the home on Friday. Family members of the victim say he suffered from a brain injury and was known for wandering off. Police say there were no signs of foul play. Santos had been missing since last Sunday.

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