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No. 21 Wisconsin Beats Minnesota 78-70

Frank Kaminsky scored 17 points, and No. 21 Wisconsin regained some of its frontcourt swagger in a 78-70 win Thursday night over Minnesota.

02/13/2014

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Sheriff: $2 Million In Marijuana Seized In Wis. Drug Bust

Authorities said about $2 million worth of marijuana was seized in a large drug bust in Wisconsin late last week. The Marathon County Sheriff’s Office executed several search warrants last Thursday homes in Wausau and the Township of Holton as part of a large drug trafficking investigation.

02/11/2014

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Badgers Beat Minnesota 2-1 To Earn Sweep

After losing their first regulation game in Big Ten Conference play Thursday night, the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team was swept in a 2-1 loss at Wisconsin Friday night.

02/08/2014

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Missing Wisconsin Newborn Found Alive In Iowa

Police say a newborn missing from a southern Wisconsin home has been found alive at an eastern Iowa gas station. Town of Beloit Police Chief Steven Kopp says an officer checking along an interstate near West Branch, Iowa, found the nearly week-old Kayden Powell on Friday morning.

02/07/2014

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Gopher Hockey Falls To Wisconsin 2-1

A 14-game unbeaten streak came to an end for the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team in a 2-1 loss at Wisconsin Thursday night. It’s the Gophers’ first regulation loss since last November in their first loss in Big Ten Conference play.

02/07/2014

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Woman Killed After Train Hits Truck In Baldwin, Wis.

A 69-year-old woman was killed Wednesday after a train hit a pick-up truck in Baldwin, Wis., according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to the crash just before noon on the 2300 block of Highway 12.

02/06/2014

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Outdoor Thrill-Seekers Flocking To Lake Superior Ice Caves

Along the shore of Lake Superior in northern Wisconsin, the ugly winter has created something truly beautiful. Ice caves, some as high as two-story homes, are drawing thousands some driving hours to see the carvings by nature.

02/06/2014

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1 Dead After Train Hits Truck In Baldwin, Wis.

One person is dead after a vehicle was struck by a train in Baldwin, Wis. on Wednesday afternoon, according to the St. Croix Sheriff’s office. The accident happened shortly before noon near a business on the 2200 block of U.S. Highway 12. A vehicle with two passengers left the business and headed north, but as they were crossing train tracks, they noticed an approaching westbound train. The driver attempted to go in reverse, but the train ended up smashing in to the vehicle’s passenger side.

02/05/2014

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3 Wis. Counties On List Of Most Expensive Places For Health Insurance

If you live in Polk, Pierce, or St. Croix County in western Wisconsin, you’re likely paying about twice as much as your neighbor across the river in Stillwater.

02/04/2014

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Same-Sex Couples Challenge Wis. Gay Marriage Ban

A group of same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging Wisconsin’s ban on gay marriage, arguing the prohibition is unconstitutional and has denied them civil rights married couples enjoy.

02/03/2014

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Rising Star: Iowa Forward Jarrod Uthoff

Uthoff has been critical to Iowa’s resurgence. The Hawkeyes are 15-3 with road losses to Iowa State and Wisconsin and a neutral court loss to Villanova, none by more than four points.

02/03/2014

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Duluth Man Suspected In Wis. Cabbie Stabbing

A 21-year-old Duluth, Minn., man is suspected of stabbing a Superior cab driver who had picked him up.

01/31/2014

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FAA Grounds Wis. Brewery’s Proposed Drone Delivery

Earlier this week, WCCO reported on a Wisconsin craft brewery’s plans to deliver its beer by drone. The Federal Aviation Administration has gotten word of the plan, and they’re grounding it.

01/31/2014

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Aaron Schaffhausen’s Ex Is Remarried, Pregnant

A mother whose three daughters were murdered by their father in northwestern Wisconsin is working to honor their memory, is remarried and is expecting a child. Jessica Peterson says she misses her girls a lot and will always carry the pain of their loss.

01/30/2014

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DOJ Will Review Superior Arrest

The Wisconsin Department of Justice will review accusations of excessive force during a police officer’s arrest in Superior. Officer George Gothner has been on paid administrative leave since he was seen on dash cam video punching a woman in the face during the arrest.

01/29/2014

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