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DNR Warden Spots Icebergs On Lake Superior

It may be June, but a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources warden discovered some icebergs still afloat in Lake Superior near Madeline Island on Friday. DNR Marine Warden Amie Egstad spotted the floating ice – which was covered in resting seagulls – while doing a routine check of commercial nets in the largest of the Great Lakes.

06/07/2014

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No Injuries After Madeline Island Plane Crash

Three people escaped uninjured after a small plane crashed in northwestern Wisconsin.

05/25/2014

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Dr., Brother Killed In Madeline Island Plane Crash

Ashland County authorities say a La Crosse doctor and his brother were killed in a single-engine plane crash on Madeline Island. Sheriff Mick Brennan identifies the victims as the pilot, 63-year-old Dr. Richard Renwick, and his brother, 58-year-old Bruce Renwick from Waunakee. WXOW-TV reports Dr. Renwick was a physician in obstetrics and gynecology at Gundersen Health System.

06/17/2013

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2 Dead In Saturday Plane Crash On Madeline Island

Two people are dead after a single-engine plane crash on Madeline Island, according to officials. Authorities said they received a 911 call regarding the crash around 6:34 p.m. Saturday in the vicinity of the Madeline Island Airport in La Pointe, Wis.

06/16/2013

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2 Men Die When Snowmobile Goes Into Lake Superior

Crews have recovered the bodies of two men who died after their snowmobile went into Lake Superior near Madeline Island.

02/21/2013

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Coast Guard: Snowmobiler Dies After Falling Into Lake Superior

A 34-year-old man died Saturday after his snowmobile broke through the ice on Lake Superior, sending him into the nearly freezing water for almost an hour, the Coast Guard says.

01/26/2013

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