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2014-08-20

Advocacy group works to end domestic abuse among teens

One in three teens is affected by dating violence, yet 81 percent of teens’ parents don’t believe it’s an issue, especially in the lives of their children. That’s according to Patti Seger, executive director of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. She…

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Man charged with threatening Pine River tubers

Charges have been filed against a man accused of threatening tubers on the Pine River Oxbow in Florence County earlier this month. According to the sheriff’s department, 70-year-old Gary Bovee pointed a shotgun at a group of tubers floating on…

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Head-on Trempealeau County crash kills three

A head-on crash in Trempealeau County killed three people. Trempealeau County Sheriff’s officials have identified the victims of the crash on Highway 95 near Arcadia Monday morning. The department confirmed on Tuesday that both of the drivers involved were killed…

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State releases regulations for 2014 wolf hunt

The latest hunting and trapping regulations for Wisconsin have been released, including the upcoming wolf season. DNR’s Wildlife Regulations Policy Specialist Scott Loomans says not much has changed for wolf hunters this fall. “There have not been any significant regulation…

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Senators look at forestry issues in northern Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s two U.S. senators are taking a closer look at issues facing the forestry and timber industries in northern Wisconsin. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) on Tuesday toured Forest County and National forest land with representatives from the Great lakes Timber…

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Wisconsin ACT scores and participation increase

Wisconsin continues to have the nation’s second-best scores on the ACT college entrance exam. Figures released by the state Department of Public Instruction on Wednesday show an average composite score of 22.2 for Wisconsin high school seniors, out of a…

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Kind and Kurtz on ISIS crisis

Candidates for Congress in western Wisconsin are weighing in, on the Iraq situation. Third District congressman Ron Kind said Tuesday that the U.S. has limited options to deal with the ISIS insurgency. “I don’t expect, nor would I support the…

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UWSP set to go tobacco-free

The UW Stevens Point campus goes tobacco-free beginning next week. The Stevens Point campus joins some 700 colleges and universities with tobacco bans, and is the first UW System campus to implement the policy. Director of University Student Health Services,…

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2014-08-19

Group providing care for rescued osprey chick

The lone surviving member of an osprey family in Bayfield County could be placed back in a nest in the wild. Marge Gibson of the Raptor Education Group says the chick has been in their care since earlier this month.…

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Body believed to be that of Russ Delorme

A body discovered by a hiker over the weekend appears to be that of a missing Walworth County man. The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office says a hiker found the body – believed to be that of 48 year-old Russ Delorme…

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Plover man to receive mental competency exam in fatal beating case

A Plover man accused in the beating death of his stepfather will be getting a mental competency exam. On Monday in Portage County court, 32-year-old Andrew Pray plead not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect to a count…

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Charges filed in 1984 Portage County homicide

A man already charged with one homicide will be in court Tuesday on charges in a murder police say was committed 30 years ago. 55-year-old Joseph Bruce Reinwand is scheduled to make a 2:30 p.m. initial appearance in Portage County.…

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