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2 Isolated In Portage County In Suspected Measles Cases

Health officials say two patients have been isolated in Portage County while tests are done to see if they have the measles. The county’s Health and Human Services Department says testing on the two suspected cases is being done at the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene in Madison.

02/13/2015

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Wisconsin Gov. Walker ‘Punts’ On Question About Evolution

It ought to be the friendliest of soil for White House hopefuls looking to pad the resume with a little foreign policy experience: a trip to the United Kingdom. So far, however, the trips to England have been anything but merry for several prospective GOP candidates.

02/12/2015

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Assembly To Vote On Allowing Wis. Grocery Store Liquor Samples

The Wisconsin Assembly is poised to vote on a bill that would allow grocery stores to hand out sample mini-shots of liquor.

02/12/2015

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Going To The (Frozen) Lake: Amelia & Mark Head To Luck, Wis.

It’s the time of year when ‘CCOers get out of downtown Minneapolis and head out to ice-covered lakes.

02/12/2015

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Wis. Man Accused Of Shooting Fiancee, Attempting To Kill Officers

A man in Ozaukee County is accused of shooting his fiancee and trying to kill two police officers.

02/11/2015

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Minnesota, Wisconsin Officers Receive Medal Of Valor

Police officers and firefighters who helped save lives in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing and the shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin were honored with the Medal of Valor in a White House ceremony Wednesday.

02/11/2015

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Wisconsin Gov. Walker First To Open Iowa Office

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has opened an office in Iowa, the first of the potential 2016 presidential candidates to take such a step. Walker spokeswoman Kirsten Kukowski confirmed Tuesday that Walker’s tax-exempt fundraising group, Our American Revival, has leased the space in a suburb of Des Moines.

02/10/2015

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Wis. Appeals Court Upholds Conviction In Triplet Beating

A state appeals court says a Milwaukee man accused of severely harming his two-month-old triplet daughters by twisting their legs and breaking their bones was properly convicted.

02/10/2015

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Hudson Hosts 26th Annual Hot Air Affair

t’s a big weekend just across the border in Hudson, Wisconsin. The town is holding the 26th annual Hudson Hot Air Affair. The event includes hot air balloon rides, live music, fireworks and other activities.

02/07/2015

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Pop Warner Youth Football Sued Over Wisconsin Man’s Suicide

The mother of a Wisconsin man who died in 2012 is suing the Pop Warner organization, saying his suicide was the result of dementia caused by brain injuries he suffered while playing youth football.

02/05/2015

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Superior Ice Sculptor Resumes Work After Collapse

Superior officials say work will resume on an ice sculpture that collapsed this week. Roger Hanson was trying to create a 75-foot-tall ice sculpture that would be the centerpiece of a festival on Barker’s Island this month. But the creation, more than a month in the making, collapsed Tuesday after its core apparently was weakened by warm weather.

02/04/2015

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What’s The Most Iconic Minnesota Movie?

Which movie shot in Minnesota is the most iconic? “Jingle All the Way”? “Grumpy Old Men”?

02/04/2015

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Walker Proposes Removing ‘Wisconsin Idea’ From UW Mission

Gov. Scott Walker is proposing eliminating the public service mission of the University of Wisconsin, known as the “Wisconsin Idea,” replacing it with the charge to meet the state’s workforce needs. The wording change was included in Walker’s budget released Tuesday.

02/04/2015

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Single-Car Crash In Wis. Leaves Juvenile Dead

Officials in western Wisconsin say a juvenile died Tuesday evening in a single-car crash on Highway 48.

02/04/2015

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Wis. Authorities Seek Help Finding Escaped Sex Offender

Officials in northwestern Wisconsin are asking the public’s help in finding a convicted sex offender who escaped an emergency housing unit.

02/04/2015

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Ice Sculpture Collapses In Superior, Wisconsin

Warm weather may be to blame for the collapse of an ice sculpture in Superior. The “Lake Superior Ice Project” was to have been the centerpiece of a Superior festival later this month.

02/03/2015

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Police Ask Woman With Kangaroo To Leave Wis. McDonald’s

A Beaver Dam police officer says he’s certain he’s never responded to a call like the one he handled recently at a McDonald’s restaurant. Officer Rich Dahl responded to an anonymous complaint from a customer about a woman who brought a kangaroo into McDonald’s. Dahl said Tuesday the woman had the baby kangaroo wrapped in a blanket and tucked in an infant car seat.

02/03/2015

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‘Jimmy The Groundhog’ Bites Wis. Mayor’s Ear

The mayor of a southern Wisconsin town received more than just a forecast from Jimmy the Groundhog Monday morning. Sun Prairie Mayor Jonathan Freund was presenting Jimmy during the Groundhogs Day ceremony when Jimmy took the chance to bit the mayor’s ear.

02/02/2015

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Police Dog Finds Suspect Following 13-Hour Standoff

Officials say a 28-year-old Anoka man was taken into custody Saturday following a 12-hour standoff with Wisconsin police.

02/01/2015

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This Wisconsin Home Is Fit For A Hobbit!

If you want to live like a hobbit, here’s a unique opportunity. A whimsical 5,000-square-foot home is on the market in Door County, Wisconsin. It’s built into a hillside in the woods, and is made mostly of woven steel mesh and concrete.

01/31/2015

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Hudson Man Arrested After 13-Hour Standoff

Hudson Police arrested a man who barricaded himself inside his home after a 13-hour standoff that involved the local SWAT team. Police say the man’s girlfriend called them to a house near 5th and Myrtle streets around 3 a.m. because he was trashing the residence. She got out of the home before contacting police.

01/31/2015

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4 Wis. Teens Facing Charges Following ‘Sex Party’

Four middle school students are facing criminal charges after authorities say they recorded themselves at a so-called sex party that took place at a Brown Deer home over winter break.

01/29/2015

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Walker Proposes $300M In Cuts To University Of Wis. System

Gov. Scott Walker says faculty and staff in the University of Wisconsin System should be teaching more classes and doing more work. He made the comments Wednesday during an interview on WTMJ radio in Milwaukee.

01/28/2015

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1 Injured After Car Crashes Into School Bus In Wis.

One person was injured after a car crashed into a school bus carrying 45 students in northwestern Wisconsin Tuesday afternoon. According to the accident report, the crash occurred around 3:50 p.m. Tuesday on State Highway 13 just south of Redinger Road in Ashland, Wis.

01/28/2015

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Walker Says He Sees Gaps In Potential 2016 GOP Field

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he sees gaps in the potential field of Republican presidential candidates in 2016.

01/28/2015

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