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2014-08-26

Shooting victim identified killer before dying

The motive of the double homicide last Friday in Fitchburg, reportedly at the hands of a former Dane County Deputy, remains a mystery. Andy Steele, who retired from the department in June after being diagnosed with ALS, is accused of…

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Clark County crash victim identified

A man killed in a weekend traffic crash in Clark County has been identified as 38-year-old Jessie Fitzl of Stanley. Clark County sheriff’s officials say Fitzl was cresting a hill Saturday night, when he saw two ATVs parked on a…

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Douglas County woman killed by train

A 59-year-old woman was killed in northwest Wisconsin, after she was hit by a train while walking a dog. Douglas County sheriff’s deputies say the woman had just left a grocery store in Solon Springs, when she walked around a…

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Eau Claire man accused of murdering wife

An Eau Claire man has been arrested for murder after his wife was found dead in their home. Eau Claire police say Thomas Biesterveld was arrested Monday on a charge of First Degree Intentional Homicide. He has been in custody…

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Mock DMV websites charge for free forms

Officials at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) are concerned Wisconsin citizens are being duped by private firms or marketers who created websites that look official but misrepresent the DMV. Kristina Boardman is deputy administrator for…

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Appeals court to hear gay marriage ban challenge

Today is a crucial milestone in Wisconsin’s same-sex marriage debate. The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago hears arguments from the state, that a decision by U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb against Wisconsin’s ban on gay marriage should be…

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2014-08-24

Mayo to offer Madison-produced colorectal cancer screening test

Mayo Clinic will be first to offer a new in-home colon cancer screening test. Mayo developed Colonguard along with Madison-based Exact Sciences Corporation. Mayo Clinic chair of gastroenterology and hepatology Dr. Vijay Shah said Colonguard will be a game changer…

posted 2014/08/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Busy travel period expected for Labor Day weekend

If your Labor Day weekend includes travel plans, expect plenty of company on the roads. Projections released by the AAA auto club show an estimated 35 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home during the…

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Criticism over latest John Doe documents

The latest release of documents from a probe into possible illegal campaign coordination between Republicans and conservative issue advocacy groups is prompting new concerns about the future of campaign finance laws in Wisconsin. The documents, part of a stalled John…

posted 2014/08/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Beloit police investigate apparent homicide

Beloit police are investigating an apparent homicide on the city’s east side. Captain William Tyler said a 58-year old man is dead and a 30-year old man is in custody. He said officers responded early Monday morning that a homicide…

posted 2014/08/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Public meeting on Enbridge pipeline proposal

A new petroleum pipeline and a replacement to an older pipeline bringing oil to Superior have been proposed. Wisconsinites will be able to express any concerns they have with that proposal Monday. Pipeline company Enbridge is proposing the Sandpiper project,…

posted 2014/08/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Police say dog stolen at knifepoint

Mount Pleasant Police say a woman had her five-month-old dog stolen at knifepoint over the weekend, while she was walking the puppy near an open space near the village’s border with Racine. Police say two black men got out of…

posted 2014/08/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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