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Spring began almost a month ago, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at your fellow Wisconsinites.  Most still have their winter coats out, as they shiver through record cold temperatures.  Six places in central and northern Wisconsin had their … Continue reading

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Governor Scott Walker says he deserves another four years in office because he turned Wisconsin around in his first four.  The Republican Walker kicked off his re-election campaign this morning at a manufacturing plant at Dane, northwest of Madison.  Walker … Continue reading

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More than five-thousand electric customers in Wisconsin were in the dark this morning.  That’s after a weekend of high winds, heavy rains, and waterlogged snow.  We Energies had almost 24-hundred customers out — mostly in the Jefferson and Campbellsport regions. … Continue reading

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A federal budget alternative crafted by Janesville Republican Paul Ryan passed the House yesterday on a party line vote.  Wisconsin’s other four G-O-P members joined Ryan in voting yes.  The state’s three Democrats voted no.  Ryan, the House budget chair, … Continue reading

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The National Weather Service does not expect major flooding on the Mississippi River this spring.  But smaller rivers could get the liquid leftovers from the foot-and-a-half of snow that fell in far northern Wisconsin a week ago.  The Wisconsin Valley … Continue reading

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Wisconsin has one flood warning today.  The Peshtigo River in Marinette County was about an inch above its banks this morning at Porterfield.  The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning until further notice.  Officials said the Peshtigo River … Continue reading

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Governor Scott Walker will focus on fighting heroin abuse today, in a series of bill-signing ceremonies throughout Wisconsin.  The Republican Walker is traveling to Marinette, Stevens Point, Eau Claire, and Milwaukee to sign a group of bills proposed by Assembly Republican … Continue reading

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Spring is interrupted by winter again this morning in northern Wisconsin.  Mason in Bayfield County had nine-inches of snow and counting as of 1:30 a-m.  Hawthorne in Douglas had eight-and-a-half inches.  Ashland and Solon Springs had seven inches as of … Continue reading

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While most of Wisconsin is finally losing its snow cover, winter keeps hanging on in the Duluth-Superior region.  The National Weather Service has extended a winter weather advisory until four this afternoon for Superior and Douglas County.  The area had … Continue reading

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