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Attorney: Girl Charged In Stabbing Is Mentally Ill

Two 12-year-old southeastern Wisconsin girls charged with trying to stab their friend to death to please a mythological creature had struggled to decide who should do the deed.

06/03/2014

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12-Year-Old Wisconsin Girls Stab Friend 19 Times

Police say two 12-year-old girls lured a friend into some woods in southeastern Wisconsin where one of them held her down as the other stabbed her 19 times.

06/02/2014

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Wis. Woman Accused Of Stealing Cats Back From Humane Society

A Wisconsin woman is accused of taking matters into her own hands to be reunited with her beloved pets. Lee Ann Shore was arrested of breaking into the Coulee Region Humane Society in Onalaska, Wis. to get cats that were seized from her earlier this month.

05/27/2014

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1 Killed, 1 Hurt In Western Wis. Motorcycle Crash

A 79-year-old woman was killed Saturday and an 88-year-old man was injured when the motorcycle they were on in western Wisconsin lost control and went into the ditch, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office.

05/26/2014

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Top Google Results Unique To Minnesota

The only things Minnesotans are interested in as much as sports like rollerblading and football are personal injury lawyers, according to a new map created by the real estate website Estately.

05/26/2014

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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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Good Question: Why Does MN Only Allow One Fishing Line In The Water?

This time of year is prime fishing time. It’s a good time to get out on the water, drop a line in and hopefully catch some walleye. Our border states allow people to fish with more than one line at a time. So why does Minnesota only allow one line in the water?

05/21/2014

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Bus Carrying Students Catches Fire; No One Hurt

Officials say a charter bus taking 32 high school students on a field trip caught fire in Eau Claire, but no one was hurt. The Eau Claire Area School District says the North High School students were heading to the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis when the fire started Monday morning before the bus had left Eau Claire.

05/20/2014

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Bald Eagle That Hit Boat On I-94 Set Free

A bald eagle that was injured when he flew into a shrink-wrapped boat moving on Interstate 94 in western Wisconsin has been set free. The adult male flew into the white shrink wrap April 25 as the boat was being towed at about 70 miles an hour near Menomonie.

05/14/2014

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School District Apologizes For Gay Marriage Video

The Janesville School District superintendent has issued a public apology for the showing of a video she describes as pro-gay marriage. The Wisconsin State Journal reports in April, Craig High School’s Gay-Straight Alliance showed “Kids React to Gay Marriage.”

05/14/2014

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Mother Black Bear, Cubs Wander Into Western WI Neighborhood

A mama black bear and her two cubs have been spotted by residents in one Osceola, Wis. neighborhood. They’ve gotten awfully close to homes, so now police and DNR are stepping in to make sure the bears and residents stay safe. It began innocently enough.

05/12/2014

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Wis. Bar Owners Get Helping Hand After Rare Illness

A small town Wisconsin restaurant owner has fallen on some bad luck. About a year ago, Mike and Sarah Moore opened Sam’s in New Richmond. A few weeks back, however, Mike became sick with a rare form of pneumonia and he was sedated into a coma.

05/08/2014

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Climate Report Predicts More Extremes In Midwest

A report by the National Climate Assessment says a warming planet will worsen a series of weather trends already showing up across the Midwest. Look for more extremes: searing heat, late-spring freezes, floods and droughts across a region that includes Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri.

05/06/2014

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States Seek Delay In Protecting Long-Eared Bat

Four states in the Upper Midwest want federal officials to delay listing the northern long-eared bat as an endangered species. Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin made the request this month to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

04/24/2014

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Paddleboat Tours To Feature St. Croix Bridge Work

Visitors will soon be able to get a close-up look at construction of the new St. Croix Crossing linking Minnesota and Wisconsin. Paddleboat tours of the project are scheduled to begin May 31.

04/24/2014

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