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Wis. Sheriff: Van Broadsides Horse & Carriage, 9 Injured

Nine occupants of a horse and carriage have been injured in a crash with a van in western Wisconsin Wednesday, according to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office.


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Wisconsin Woman Faces Charge Of 9th Drunken Driving Offense

A northwestern Wisconsin woman is being charged with her ninth drunken driving offense after authorities say she was found unresponsive with her foot on the brake of an SUV with two little girls in back.


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Jake Leinenkugel Retires From Craft Brewery

Jake Leinenkugel announced Tuesday that he is stepping down as president of the craft brewery started by his great-great-grandfather and will be succeeded by his younger brother Dick Leinenkugel, who formerly led economic development efforts in Wisconsin.


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Snow Collapses Shed Roof In Wis., 2 Children Hurt

Authorities in Chippewa Falls say heavy snow fell onto the roof of a shed where two young children were playing, crushing them both. Ten-year-old Nelson Nolt and 7-year-old Norma Nolt were hospitalized yesterday in serious condition.



Planned Parenthood To Close 4 Wisconsin Centers

Planned Parenthood says it is closing four of its 27 locations in Wisconsin due to a lack of state funding.


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Motorist Killed After Semi Loses Oversized Load

A 61-year-old motorist was killed after the vehicle he was driving was struck by a semi truck’s oversized load in Chippewa County. The accident happened early Monday morning along Highway 59 north of Milan, Minn.


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Wisconsin Polka Song Battle Settled In Court

A Chippewa Falls polka musician has won a court battle involving his ex-wife and her new husband, who he accuses of stealing one of his most popular tunes.


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Polka Lawsuit: Wis. Man Sues Ex-Wife Over Tune

A Wisconsin polka musician is accusing his ex-wife and her new husband of stealing one of his most popular tunes.


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Convicted Murderer Found Dead In Jail Cell

A man convicted of murder less than two weeks ago has been found dead in his Chippewa County Jail cell.


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Thief Steals Thousands Of Dollars From Wis. Church

Church officials in Chippewa Falls are heartbroken after a thief made off with tens of thousands of dollars, some of it intended for an orphanage in Peru.


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Injured Wis. Hockey Player Has Number Un-Retired

When a motorcycle crash left Matt Neary paralyzed from the chest down, his former hockey coach at Chippewa Falls High School retired his No. 19.


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1 Dead, 3 Hurt In Accident At Construction Site

A worker is dead and three others are in a hospital Monday after an accident at a sand plant construction site, according to Chippewa Falls officials.