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La Crosse Police Investigate Woman’s Death

La Crosse police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a downtown alley. Authorities say the body was discovered about 7 a.m. Monday near Community Credit Union.

04/27/2015

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Boy, 12, Recovering After Hit By Car On Bicycle

Authorities say a 12-year-old Woodville boy is expected to make a full recovery after he was hit by a car while on a bicycle. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office says the boy was in stable condition Sunday at a St. Paul, Minnesota, hospital following the Saturday crash.

04/27/2015

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Wisconsin Lawmaker Targeting Drunken Driving Again

A Wisconsin lawmaker is trying again to increase penalties for drunken driving in the only state in the nation where first-time offenders face tickets, not jail time.

04/26/2015

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Wis. Boy On Bike Hit By Car, Flies Through Windshield

A 12-year-old boy flew through the windshield of a car after being hit Saturday morning while riding his bike on a Baldwin, Wisconsin road. The accident happened at about 9:46 a.m. on County Road E. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s office says the driver, 47-year-old Robert Whitman,

04/25/2015

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‘Slenderman’ Stabbing Suspect Denied Move To Mental Health Facility

There is a setback for one of the two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing their friend 19 times. Morgan Geyser appeared by video from the Washington County Juvenile Detention Facility Friday during a court hearing.

04/25/2015

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Friends, Family Mourn Wis. Man, 28, Hit By Drunk Driver

Family and friends are mourning the death of a man killed while walking along a rural Wisconsin highway. It happened on County Highway C in the town of Star Prairie. Jeffrey Boardman, 28, was walking home with a friend from J.J.’s Bar in Hammond.

04/24/2015

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Wis. Gov. Scott Walker Makes Unannounced Visit To Minn. Capitol

Wisconsin’s Gov. Scott Walker spent Thursday in his neighboring state. The potential Republican presidential candidate had three private events, including an unannounced visit to the State Capitol for a meeting with Republican state lawmakers.

04/23/2015

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Wis. Gov. Heads To Minn. For Lawmaker Meet-Up

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is heading west to make connections in Minnesota. Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt says he and other Republican lawmakers will meet with the likely presidential candidate Thursday.

04/22/2015

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4th Case Of Avian Flu Detected In Wisconsin

There’s another case of bird flu in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection said Wednesday that H5 avian influenza has been detected in an unidentified turkey flock in Chippewa County.

04/22/2015

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Spotted Cow-Loving Bar Could See Felony Charges

A bar in Maple Grove could face felony charges for selling a popular Wisconsin beer without the proper license.

04/21/2015

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Contributions Mount For Wis. Family Of 8 Children Who Lost Father

Donors have contributed approaching $300,000 for a Wisconsin family of eight children who lost their father when a deer struck his van.

04/21/2015

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Walker Declares State Of Emergency Over Bird Flu

Gov. Scott Walker has declared a state of emergency following an outbreak of the deadly bird flu in Wisconsin.

04/20/2015

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Talking Points: Author Says Only 10 States Matter In A Presidential Race

It may seem a little early, but this past week has seen an awful lot of activity in presidential politics.

04/19/2015

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Car Burglarized at Hospital After Family Gets Great News

Minneapolis Police are reminding people not to leave valuable belongings in plain sight of your car, no matter where you park. A family from Colfax, Wisconsin learned the hard way after parking their car at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis in a paid multi-level lot.

04/18/2015

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Body Found In Apple River ID’d As Missing St. Paul Man

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner has identified the body of a man found last Sunday in Wisconsin’s Apple River. The Somerset Police Department says 29-year-old Kevin Rhines, of St. Paul, was found in the river near Village Park.

04/18/2015

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Prime Wildfire Conditions Lead To Wis. Red Flag Warning

State officials say there is an extremely good chance of wildfires in central Wisconsin. The National Weather Service and the Department of Natural Resources has issued a Red Flag Warning for Saturday for Wood, Adams, Juneau, Monroe and Jackson counties through 7 p.m.

04/18/2015

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Maple Grove Bar Accidentally Sold Spotted Cow, Owner Says

A Twin Cities bar owner says his staff didn’t think through a decision to sell a beer that’s banned from bars in Minnesota.

04/17/2015

Polk County Stabbing Suspect

St. Croix River Stabbing Suspect Charged With Homicide

A teenager accused of stabbing a father of five while fishing on the St. Croix is expected in court this afternoon. The Polk County Sheriff’s office says 19-year-old Levi Arce-Kendall turned himself Thursday afternoon.

04/17/2015

Polk County Stabbing Suspect

Suspect In St. Croix River Stabbing Turns Himself In

The man suspected of stabbing and killing a father of five during a fishing excursion has turned himself in.

04/16/2015

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Wisconsin Confirms 2nd And 3rd Outbreaks Of Bird Flu

Wisconsin has confirmed its second and third outbreaks of a form of bird flu that’s deadly to poultry.

04/16/2015

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Attorney Seeks Bail Modification In Slender Man Stabbing

The attorney for a 12-year-old Wisconsin girl accused of stabbing a classmate to please the horror character Slender Man has asked that her bail be reduced and she be allowed to move to a residential treatment center.

04/16/2015

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Canine Flu Outbreak Hits Midwest, But Not Minnesota

The Midwest has become the epicenter of a canine flu outbreak. While the virus has not appeared in Minnesota, it has been detected in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.

04/16/2015

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Father Of 5 Stabbed, Killed In St. Croix River Fishing Dispute

Authorities are investigating after a western Wisconsin man was stabbed to death after a fishing dispute near the St. Croix River Tuesday night. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday.

04/15/2015

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Wisconsin Records 1st Outbreak Of H5N2 Bird Flu Strain

Wisconsin has confirmed its first case of a dangerous bird flu strain that has struck several other Midwest states. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that it has confirmed the highly pathogenic H5N2 strain in a commercial flock of 200,000 chickens in Jefferson County of southeastern Wisconsin.

04/13/2015

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Black DA To Decide Charges Against White Wisconsin Officer

In several high-profile U.S. cases in the past year, white prosecutors have declined to charge white police officers who killed black men. That won’t be the case in a recent police-involved shooting in the Wisconsin capital of Madison, where the decision about whether to charge the white officer rests in the hands of a liberal biracial prosecutor who identifies as black.

04/11/2015

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