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2015-01-25

One dead in Clark County plane crash

One person is dead and two injured after a small plane crashed near Owen Monday morning. FAA Spokesman Tony Molinaro said the Cessna 182 was flying from Menominee, Michigan to Litchfield, Minnesota when it crashed in Clark County around 11…

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Wisconsin Democrats call for budget repair bill

Wisconsin Democrats on Monday called out the governor on the budget shortfall, on the heels of Scott Walker’s first significant foray into the Iowa presidential run-up. “While he is out there interviewing for his next job, it is really important…

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Ice safety remains a concern on Wisconsin lakes

In the wake of a tragic accident on Lake Winnebago near Oshkosh over the weekend ice conditions on the lake remain unpredictable. Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Sergeant Jeff Bonack said he checks regularly with a local fishing club. Bonack…

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Senator Baldwin details response to Tomah VA problems

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin is speaking out about allegations that her office knew about the over-prescription of painkillers at the VA Medical Center in Tomah for months, and failed to act until the situation became public in a news story.…

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Dropkick Murphys to Governor Walker: ‘We literally hate you’

A Celtic punk band is asking Governor Scott Walker not to play their songs during political rallies. As Governor Walker took the stage at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines over the weekend, the Dropkick Murphys song “I’m shipping…

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Fewer propane problems facing customers in Wisconsin

Just a year after prices spiked and supplies dropped, most propane customers are having far fewer problems getting fuel this winter. As Wisconsin faced record cold temperatures, and supply lines were having trouble keeping up with demand, many residential customers…

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Man and son killed after Jeep breaks through ice on Lake Winnebago

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department says a 40-year-old Sussex man and his eight-year-old son died after their Jeep fell through the ice on Lake Winnebago. The two were out on the ice at about 7:00 Sunday morning, when an ATV…

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Paul Ryan thinks win-win was possible on Menominee casino

Governor Scott Walker’s decision to reject a Kenosha casino continues to evoke reaction. While Walker cited provisions in the gaming compact with the Potawatomi, and potential cost to state taxpayers. Congressman Paul Ryan believes some kind of deal was possible…

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Wisconsin DNR may do analysis of frac sand industry

The state Natural Resources Board may approve a DNR analysis of frac sand mining Wisconsin. The Board will consider whether the DNR should update information on the industry this week. It’s in response to a petition from Midwest Environmental Advocates,…

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Man killed after Jeep breaks through ice on Lake Winnebago

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department says a 40-year-old Sussex man died after his Jeep fell through the ice on Lake Winnebago. The man and his eight-year-old son were out on the ice at about 7:00 Sunday morning, when an ATV…

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Women gamblers on the rise in Wisconsin

More women in Wisconsin are running up gambling debts. Rose Gruber of the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling says, since the group opened a gambling help line in 1996, calls from men have seen a 32 percent increase, while the…

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Bus passenger takes the wheel after driver collapses

A harrowing experience this weekend for about three dozen passengers on a charter bus that was traveling along Interstate 94 through Kenosha County. The Sheriff’s Department says the bus was heading to Chicago from Milwaukee Saturday night, when the 68-year-old…

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