ST. CHARLES, Mo. (CNN) - With a loud boom, 4.5 million pounds of steel fell into the Missouri River Tuesday.
The last two sections of the westbound Blanchette Bridge in Saint Charles, Missouri were destroyed in a planned demolition.
About a thousand people gathered to watch the spectacle.
It's part of a $63 million project to rehabilitate the 54-year-old bridge. About three-quarters of the bridge will be replaced or rehabilitated.
The westbound span is expected to reopen by fall 2013.
For 11 seasons, Blaise Winter played defensive end in the NFL. Three of those years were with the green and gold. Now, the man who overcame numerous health issues is being honored for his work.
A 68-year-old man is dead after a multi-vehicle crash in Neenah.
A Fond du Lac standoff involving shots fired at some area police officers is over.
A Grand Chute firefighter has died in a car crash.
Oral arguments will be held in March in a college baseball coach's lawsuit against his former employer.
Elementary school students in Wisconsin would have at least half an hour of daily physical education under a bill backed by Republican Rep. Chad Weininger, of Green Bay.