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2 fires displace 10 but hurt no one

Ten people were displaced, but none injured, as a result of two blazes early Sunday in northwestern Wisconsin.

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Red-hot Mounders clicking on all cylinders entering WIAA Division 3 playoffs

ELK MOUND — The traps come quickly and aggressively. The rotations happen in a flash. Fouls and botched assignments are rare. Steals and transition layups are common.

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Woman stabbed, man shoots self

HUDSON — The suspect in the killing of his mother in St. Croix County killed himself in his vehicle early Sunday morning following a chase that covered more than 50

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Gimme 5: Iditarod provides learning experience for kids

Editor’s note: Gimme 5 is a five-question interview on a topic of local interest.

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UW-Stout professor’s book traces history of digital games

MENOMONIE — Video games, played via television screens, smartphones and computers, are ubiquitous today. They have become so mainstream that UW-Stout and other

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UW-EC stages ‘Sweeney Todd’

If Kenneth Pereira had to sum up the musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” in two words, he’d choose “obsession”

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A small obsession: Farm toy enthusiast to disperse of collection

AMERY — Laverne Hawkins is selling his extensive farm toy collection. In fact, a crew from an auction company recently arrived at his southern Polk County home to tag,

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Too cool: Lawmaker owns rare Model T Snowbird

Jim Edming says his almost century-old Model T Ford Snowbird can be about as unpredictable as it gets, but it’s a real “crowd-pleaser.”

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Mother, suspect dead following St. Croix County stabbing, chase

HUDSON - The suspect in the killing of his mother in St. Croix County apparently killed himself in his vehicle early Sunday morning following a chase that covered more than

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Sectional wrestling: North’s Phillips, Memorial’s Smith win titles; Eilts and Skillings also qualify

RIVER FALLS — Mason Phillips has been there, done that before and looked to gain momentum heading into the state tournament, where the Eau Claire North junior has his

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Deep divide: Neighbors, developer clash over proposed rural Eau Claire subdivision

‘Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.”

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Open enrollment could close to Memorial High School

Memorial High School’s enrollment is creeping toward capacity, prompting the school board to discuss closing the school off to students looking to open enroll in the

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‘Servant’s heart’: Soft-spoken ex-state Rep. Tom Larson dies on Saturday, his 50th wedding anniversary

A year to the day after Tom Larson announced he would not seek re-election in 2016 as he battled cancer, the three-term former assemblyman has died.

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Off Beat: Family of boy who died in 1996 grateful that memorial in his honor continues

Twenty years ago Jana and Pat Hughes dealt with every parent’s worst nightmare: the death of a child.

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Sen. Johnson: Despite differing opinions, Americans all share desire for peace

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said that while many Americans have differing views regarding President Donald Trump’s recent executive order of a travel ban and his

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