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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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Woman Airlifted After Douglas Co. Snowmobile Accident

A 47-year-old woman was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center after she was involved in a snowmobile accident.

02/18/2013

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Rep. Franson Keeps House Seat

After today’s recount, Republican Rep. Mary Franson will keep her seat in the Minnesota House.

11/29/2012

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GOP’s Franson Gains Ahead Of Minn. Race Recount

Republican Rep. Mary Franson heads into a near-certain legislative recount with a bit more cushion after officials randomly discarded some ballots to fix a vote-counting error.

11/21/2012

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Votes To Be Randomly Canceled In Tight Minn. Race

A Minnesota judge has ruled that election officials must randomly cancel 35 ballots in a tight legislative race due to a counting error.

11/20/2012

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Wis. Sheriff: Man Fatally Shot By Hunting Partner

Authorities say a man was accidentally shot and killed by his hunting partner in Douglas County.

11/20/2012

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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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Man Arrested For Threatening 3 With Handgun

A 53-year-old man is in custody after police say he threatened three men with a handgun.

04/29/2012

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Reward Offered For Info. In Alexandria Home Invasion

Authorities are hoping a $2,500 reward will help them find a man accused of assaulting an 85-year-old in his home earlier this month.

02/14/2012

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More Than $2,300 Raised For Fallen Lake City Cop’s Family

A fundraiser for the Lake City police officer killed in December raised more than $2,300 for the officer’s family, which includes his wife and three young children.

02/03/2012

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Crashes In Douglas, Green Counties Claim 4 Lives

Four people have died in two separate crashes, one in Wisconsin’s northwest corner and the other near the Illinois border.

01/28/2012

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Man Arrested In Douglas County Meth Bust

A 37-year-old man was arrested in Douglas County on Wednesday for possessing about 240 grams of methamphetamine, authorities said.

12/14/2011

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DNR Fears Zebra Mussels Hitchhiking On Boat Lifts

Biologists at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are concerned zebra mussels may be hitchhiking on boat lifts.

10/11/2011

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Judge Considers Bond In New Homicide Trial

A Douglas County District Court judge says she needs more time to decide whether a man convicted in 2006 of killing his infant daughter should be released while he waits for his new trial.

07/28/2011

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Tornado Hit Near Solon Springs, Wis.

The National Weather Service in Duluth is reporting that a tornado hit near Solon Springs in northwestern Wisconsin during a fierce storm that moved across the region Friday night.

07/03/2011

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