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Can you imagine hosting a country music concert in your home? Well, that's what's happening all across the country, as part of unBRAKEable's Home Invasion Tour.

unBRAKEable is made up of Brian Nutter and Blake Gray, a married couple who met in Nashville in December of 2012.

They've produced and written a debut CD of their country-rock music, titled "Helluva Love Story." 

And since January, they've taken their music on the road, criss-crossing the country and performing in private homes. Their plan is to perform more than 100 of these acoustic concerts.

They said it's an effort to build a grass-roots relationship with their fans.

Recently, they performed in a home in Biwabik.

You can purchase their album at: http://unbrakeablemusic.com/index.html

An Iron Range woman is trying to get the word out, that the state is considering changes to some of the human services offered.

Rita Licari said that her son Joshua, who has developmental disabilities, has lived in a state-run adult foster care home in Biwabik for 15 years. "It's close to family. And he's been able to make great progress living there," she explained.

But the home he lives in is being considered by the state Department of Human Services, for either closure or changes to its population from developmentally disabled, to mentally ill. The list of potentially affected homes includes 48 across the state, with 6 in the Northland.

"I understand about the need for more services for the mentally ill. But to me it doesn't make sense to rip someone out of their home, and just put them somewhere else. It's not going to help them re-integrate any better that way, it just takes them away from their support, like family," Licari said. "Joshua has three to four jobs, and is able to see his grandmother and myself weekly. If he is moved to Duluth or Babbitt, I won't really get to see him anymore."

She's started an online petition about this issue.

The DHS sent Eyewitness News some information about the proposed changes. The information says that they know that they will be phasing out clients who can be served elsewhere, and expect to close some homes over time, and re-purpose others to serve different clients.

Their goal is to make sure those people with high needs are being served in appropriate settings.

Licari said she has not officially been notified about any closure or change, but is expecting it to come.

Spring elections were held in Wisconsin on Tuesday, April 7. Eyewitness News will be following races in Superior, Ashland, Hayward, along with a number of local races. Polls closed at 8:00 PM. We will update our website and WDIO Mobile App as soon as numbers come in.

Election of Chief Justice Referendum

3,514 of 3,514 precincts (100%) reporting

YES 431,954 (53%)
NO 382,341 (47%)
   
   

Justice of the Supreme Court

3,514 of 3,514 precincts (100%) reporting

ANN WALSH BRADLEY (i) 469,972 (58%)
JAMES P. DALEY 339,590 (42%)
   
   

Court of Appeals - District 3

1,165 of 1,165 precincts (100%) reporting

KRISTINA M. BOURGET 79,789 (42%)
MARK A. SEIDL 108,951 (58%)
   
   

Superior Mayor

10 of 10 precincts reporting

BRUCE HAGEN (i) 2,530 (64%)
JIM PAINE 1,454 (36%)
   
   

Superior School Board (4 Seats)

11 of 11 precincts reporting

LEN ALBRECHT (i) 2,992 (23%)
ROBERT E. MOREHOUSE (i) 2,785 (21%)
CRAIG E. PETERSON 3,036 (23%)
DYLAN CHRISTOPHER RADDANT 1,371 (10%)
MICHAEL RAUNIO 3,011 (23%)
   
   

Superior City Council, 6th District

1 of 1 precinct reporting

GRAHAM GARFIELD 115 (56%)
TERRY MASSOGLIA (i) 87 (44%)
   
   

Superior City Council, 8th District

1 of 1 precinct reporting

MIKE HERRICK (i) 199 (57%)
DAVID DAN O'NEILL 151 (43%)
   
   

Superior Town Board (2 Seats)

1 of 1 precinct reporting

JANET DALBEC (i) 214 (30%)
ROGER LETOURNEAU 152 (21%)
PAULA LINDBERG (i) 161 (22%)
ROBERT M. ZIMMERMAN 191 (27%)
   
   

Superior Town Chairperson

1 of 1 precinct reporting

SHEILA KEUP 238 (60%)
RONALD PETE (i) 159 (40%)
   
   

Superior Town Clerk

1 of 1 precinct reporting

DONNA LORENZ 183 (46%)
PATTI STALVIG 209 (53%)
   
   

Ashland City Council - Ward 6

1 of 1 precinct reporting

DAVID J. METTILE 68 (58%)
JOYCE PEP KABASA (i) 50 (42%)
   
   

Ashland School Board (2 Seats)

11 of 11 precincts reporting

BEN CONNORS SR. 414 (17%)
ROBERT C. MAHNKE (i) 526 (21%)
JACKIE MOORE 637 (26%)
SHELLY VIATER (i) 870 (36%)
   
   

Dairyland Town Board (2 Seats)

1 of 1 precinct reporting

JOANNE ANDERSON 15 (11%)
GARY GRAVESEN 26 (20%)
TONY STELSEL 41 (31%)
RUSSELL SULLIVAN (i) 30 (23%)
   
   

Gordon Town Board Chairperson

1 of 1 precinct reporting

JOHN H. HOELTER 109 (43%)
COURTNEY D. ROSE 141 (56%)
   
   

Gordon Town Supervisor (2 Seats)

1 of 1 precinct reporting

JOHN COSGROVE (i) 143 (32%)
TED FLAMANG (i) 154 (34%)
DENNY KLINE 151 (34%)
   

Gordon Town Constable

1 of 1 precinct reporting

BRIAN EBERG 53 (21%)
GEORGE D. BOOTH (i) 204 (79%)
   
   

Hayward Mayor

1 of 1 precinct reporting

CHARLES MUNICH 164 (48%)
BILL SWINTKOWSKI (i) 179 (52%)
   
   

Hayward School Board (3 Seats)

12 of 12 precincts reporting

DEREK HAND 1,236
STACEY HESSEL (i) 1,272
LINDA PLANTE 1,154
KIM RUMLER (i) 611
JAMES SCHLENDER, JR. 499
TRINA STARR 696
   
   

Highland Town Board (2 Seats)

1 of 1 precinct reporting

P.J. FLOAT 30 (23%)
SAMUEL B. JONES (i) 40 (31%)
CHARLES SCOTT KHALAR (i) 57 (45%)
   

Jacobs Town Chairperson

1 of 1 precinct reporting

LOUIE CARL 140
CLEON A. SCHMIDT (i) 123
   
   

LaPointe Town Chairperson

1 of 1 precinct reporting

MARTIN A. CURRY 62
GREG NELSON 136
   
   

LaPointe Town Board (2 Seats)

1 of 1 precinct reporting

MICHAEL W. ANDERSON 99
PAUL BRUMMER 64
JOHN CARLSON 107
MIKE STARCK 110
   
   

Maple Town Chairperson

1 of 1 precinct reporting

RANDY MARKON 76 (42%)
GARY R. SAARI (i) 104 (58%)
   
   

Maple School Board (2 Seats)

6 of 7 precincts reporting

KEVIN KIRKPATRICK 465 (28%)
DAVID D. PAULUS (i) 525 (32%)
KIM R. PEARSON (i) 410 (25%)
write-in 229 (14%)
   

Morse Town Chairperson

1 of 1 precinct reporting

HOWARD A. PETERS (i) 77
DONALD F. VITEK 43
   
   

Oakland Town Chairperson

1 of 1 precinct reporting

WARREN T. DOLSEN 183 (76%)
BOB WARNER (i) 57 (24%)
   
   

Oakland Town Board (2 Seats)

1 of 1 precinct reporting

SHELBY L. BARNARD 139 (34%)
MARY C. BRILL (i) 96 (24%)
JACK BYRD (i) 168 (41%)
   

Parkland Town Chairperson

1 of 1 precinct reporting

NATHAN JOHNSTAD 131 (28%)
JUSTIN PRENDERGAST (i) 143 (52%)
   
   

Parkland Town Board (2 Seats)

1 of 1 precinct reporting

DEAN GRANQUIST (i) 152 (34%)
CHRIS GRAVES 119 (27%)
RICK GUSKI 90 (20%)
BOB TCHOP 88 (20%)
   
   

Parkland Town Clerk

1 of 1 precinct reporting

MARIANNE GRANQUIST (i) 181 (64%)
WENDY KING 100 (36%)
   
   

Parkland Town Treasurer

1 of 1 precinct reporting

LISA GLAUS 159 (59%)
SHEREEN M. JOHNSTON 109 (41%)
   
   

Poplar Village Trustee (3 Seats)

1 of 1 precinct reporting

DANIEL BERGSTEN 103 (24%)
RANDY JONES 124 (29%)
KATIE PELTIER (i) 42 (10%)
RALPH ROUNSVILLE 61 (14%)
KENT SCHROEDER (i) 97 (23%)
   
   

Sanborn Town Chairperson

1 of 1 precinct reporting

LUIS SALAS 120
BOB WILMER (i) 90
SCOTT BRETTING 12
   

Shanagolden Town Chairperson

1 of 1 precinct reporting

TIMOTHY BAY 24
SHAWN BONNEY (i) 43
   
   


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