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Stillwater woman was extremely intoxicated when she drowned

ST. PAUL — A 24-year-old Stillwater woman whose body was found earlier this month in the St. Croix River was severely intoxicated when she drowned, according to the

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St. Croix casinos lower gambling age to 18

TURTLE LAKE -- Effective June 8, the three St. Croix casinos in Danbury, Hertel and Turtle Lake will visitors 18 and older to gamble. Previously, gamblers had to be 21

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One dead in Buffalo County crash

ALMA — A male involved in a Thursday morning crash was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Dustin Diamond's bar brawl trial resumes

PORT WASHINGTON (AP) — A prosecutor has presented a bloodstained T-shirt and sweater along with a sliced coat all worn by a man who says he was stabbed by TV actor

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Blood stains on display at Dustin Diamond's bar brawl trial

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — A prosecutor has presented a bloodstained T-shirt and sweater along with a sliced coat all worn by a man who says he was stabbed by TV

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Walker says Bucks arena deal won't include higher taxes

PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says allowing local taxes set to expire in Milwaukee County to continue and be used to help pay for a $500 million new arena for

5 hrs ago
Walker says he'd be 'pleased' with prevailing wage repeal

PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says he would be “pleased” if a repeal of Wisconsin’s prevailing wage law were a part of the state budget, but

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Walker still opposes vehicle registration fee hike

PORTAGE, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says he remains opposed to a vehicle registration fee increase or gas tax hike to help pay for state highway construction and

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Wisconsin contestants eliminated from national spelling bee

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin contestants in the Scripps National Spelling Bee have been eliminated.

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Chicago man, 21, identified in Wisconsin River drowning

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. (AP) — Police have identified a Chicago man whose body was found in the Wisconsin River near Wisconsin Dells after he had gone missing.

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Oshkosh zoo euthanized wolf after biting child

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — An Oshkosh zoo had to euthanize a wolf after the animal bit a child.

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Tip, K-9 help catch burglary suspect

MENOMONIE -- The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office took a burglary suspect into custody shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday with the help of a tip from a citizen and

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Crash closes Highway 35 near Alma

ALMA -- Authorities responded at about 7 a.m. Thursday to a crash on Highway 35 at Highway 37 in Buffalo County near Alma.

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Indian heat wave claims more than 1,150 lives

NEW DELHI — More than 1,150 people are dead from a heatwave sweeping across south India with more fatalities being reported because of the heat, officials said

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