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2014-09-07

Kayakers, horse have close calls after torrential rains flood rivers

Flood waters from last week’s storms led to close calls for two kayakers and a horse in north central Wisconsin. The Pine River was flowing quickly and dangerously with runoff from heavy storm rains. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department deputies say…

posted 2014/09/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Fall color report returns

The fall colors are just around the corner. The state’s top tourism official says travelers will have a lot to see. The Wisconsin Department of Tourism launches its annual Fall Color Report, tracking the progress of fall colors displayed throughout…

posted 2014/09/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Preparing for another honor flight

The seventeenth Honor Flight is taking veterans from Central Wisconsin Airport to Washington D.C. to see the monuments built in their honor today. While the vets make the trip, fundraising continues at home. One of the upcoming fundraiser’s is a…

posted 2014/09/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Another call for state action involving mining up north

Last week’s announcement about a possible change in Gogebic Taconite’s mining plans has prompted another group to call for state action. The Wisconsin Wildlife Foundation and the Wisconsin Wetlands Foundation are calling for the portion of the mine that’s in…

posted 2014/09/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Balancing digital privacy with convenience

Apple continues to work with law enforcement to identify the criminals after recent news that celebrity nude photos were stolen from their digital online storage spaces. While not taking blame, Apple is applying additional steps to keep hackers at bay.…

posted 2014/09/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-09-05

Gogebic Taconite may scale back mining plan

Gogebic Taconite is considering a plan that would keep a proposed open-pit iron ore mine in Iron County, while dropping plans to dig in Ashland County. GTAC spokesman Bob Seitz says there are concerns about opposition from the Ashland County…

posted 2014/09/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Wittwer won’t challenge recount

There will be no challenge to the recount in the Democratic primary for the 17th state Senate district. The decision by Ernie Wittwer not to challenge the results of the recount means Pat Bomhack will face Republican Howard Marklein in…

posted 2014/09/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Appeals court finds Wisconsin, Indiana gay marriage bans unconstitutional

A federal appeals court in Chicago rules gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana are unconstitutional. In the decision by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Richard Posner says the rationale for the gay marriage bans “is so…

posted 2014/09/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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