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‘Saved By The Bell’ Actor Back In Court In Stabbing Case

The actor who played Screech on the 1990s TV series “Saved by the Bell” is expected to appear in a Wisconsin courtroom for a hearing on whether a stabbing case against him will proceed.

01/05/2015

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Police: Homeowner Shoots Intruder In Polk County (Wis.)

Authorities say a homeowner in western Wisconsin shot and injured a man who was attempting to break into his home on New Year’s Day.

01/02/2015

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Wis. Man’s Good Luck Charm For Green Bay Packers: His Beard

A Wausau, Wisconsin man’s beard may have something to do with the Packers’ win Sunday and overall success this season — that is, if you believe in superstition. Jeremy Wilcox says during a game early in the season, Packers’ quarterback Aaron Rodgers noticed his beard while he was sitting in the stands. Rodgers then gave him thumbs up that he liked it.

12/30/2014

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Wind Chill Advisory In Effect Until Noon

A wind chill advisory is in effect Tuesday morning for Minnesota and western Wisconsin as a blast of arctic air descended on the Upper Midwest.

12/30/2014

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‘Saved By The Bell’ Actor Posts Bail, Has Hearing

Dustin Diamond, the actor who played Screech in the 1990s television show “Saved by the Bell,” is expected to appear in a Wisconsin courtroom.

12/29/2014

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Wisconsin State Trooper Dragged By Car, Injured

A Wisconsin state trooper was injured while being dragged by a car. The Wisconsin State Patrol says the trooper responded to a call around 11:30 p.m. Friday about a speeding vehicle that nearly crashed. The trooper spotted the car on Interstate 94 near Lake Mills and pulled it over.

12/28/2014

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Dustin Diamond, TV’s ‘Screech,’ Charged In Wis. Bar Stabbing

The actor famous for playing Samuel “Screech” Powers on the 90s TV series “Saved By The Bell” was arrested Friday in Wisconsin. According to the Ozaukee Country Sheriff’s Office, 37-year-old Dustin Diamond was arrested and charged with first-degree recklessly endangering safety,
possession of a switchblade knife and carrying a concealed weapon.

12/26/2014

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2 Wisconsin Men Die In Lake Superior Near Resort

Two Wisconsin men have been identified as the victims of a fatal incident in Lake Superior near a Minnesota resort. The Cook County sheriff’s office said Wednesday that 40-year-old Evan Alexander Johnson of Menominee and 66-year-old Wayne Louis Hoffman of Spring Green died Tuesday afternoon near the Bluefin Bay Resort.

12/24/2014

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Reality Check: Job Growth In The Midwest

The U.S. Government said Tuesday the nation’s economy grew at a whopping 5 percent annual rate last summer. That’s the fastest growth since 2003, including jobs coming back to the Midwest.

12/23/2014

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Twin Cities Metro Lands On Sickest Cities List

The Twin Cities makes lots of national lists, but there’s some we don’t want to fall on. Recently, the metro area landed on a list of the sickest areas in the United States.

12/23/2014

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Wis. Man Charged With Sex Acts With Horse

A Wausau man has been charged with a misdemeanor count of getting sexual gratification from an animal after authorities say he admitted to performing sex acts on a horse.

12/23/2014

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Barfing Dog, Kicking Giraffe Top Odd Wis. News

A dog that barfed up a wedding ring missing for five years and an angry giraffe that kicked a trespasser in its pen topped news of the odd in Wisconsin this year.

12/22/2014

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Rudolph Stamps Guide Tiny Post Office To Success

This seems to be Rudolph’s Christmas. The post office in this tiny central Wisconsin village that shares the name with the most famous reindeer of all has seen an uptick in business this season.

12/22/2014

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Year In Review: Top Stories From Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s top story in 2014 was a historic one, as the state joined the ranks of those that allow gay marriage. But plenty of other headlines are worth remembering from the year that was, including Gov. Scott Walker demonstrating his resilience by winning his third election in four years, the theft of a 300-year-old violin and the disturbing case of the Slender Man stabbing.

12/21/2014

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Bell Ringing Marathon Raises $64K For Salvation Army

Two men powered through a 30-hour marathon to raise thousands of dollars for the Salvation Army.

12/20/2014

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