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Apostle Islands Ice Caves To Close This Weekend

Access to the popular ice caves at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore will be closed by Sunday night due to safety concerns, according to National Park Superintendent Bob Krumenaker. The caves, which just saw one of its longest and most popular seasons in recent memory, will close due to rapidly-changing ice conditions that pose a growing safety concern.

03/12/2014

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Son Charged In Killings Of NW Wis. Couple

A 44-year-old man is charged with killing his parents in an attack in their apartment in a small Bayfield County community last weekend.

12/13/2013

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Man, Woman Found Dead In Wis. Home

A man and woman are dead after an apparent altercation inside a northwest Wisconsin home, according to authorities. The Bayfield County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call around 6:15 p.m. Saturday, for a residence in the town of Iron River.

12/08/2013

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NW Wisconsin Wildfire Consumes 8,700 Acres

Authorities are investigating whether logging operations may have sparked a massive wildfire in northwestern Wisconsin that destroyed dozens of buildings and forced at least 60 people from their homes, state officials said Wednesday.

05/15/2013

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1 Child Killed, 3 Injured In Bayfield Co. Rollover

A 2-year-old girl has died following a rollover crash in Bayfield County that seriously injured three other children.

07/24/2012

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Wis. Woman Found Dead At Bottom Of Cliff

Bayfield County sheriff’s officials say a woman who lived along a Lake Superior cliff fell to her death while pruning branches.

06/27/2012

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Heavy Rains Cause Flooding In Superior

The city of Superior is flooded. University of Wisconsin-Superior spokeswoman Lynne Williams says they had to shut down campus Wednesday, because of power outages and flooded basements, some with several feet of water.

06/20/2012

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Sheriff, Bystanders Rescue Man From Burning Truck

Bayfield County’s sheriff and 2 bystanders pulled a driver to safety from his burning pickup truck.

08/17/2011

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Autopsy Shows Skier Died Of Blunt Impact Injuries

Sheriff’s officials say the cross-country skier found dead by a snowmobiler in Bayfield County last month died shortly after he was struck by a vehicle.

03/03/2011