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 president introducing any military ground troops in order to deal with ISIS,” Kind told WAYY. […]
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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, Jen Sorenson, said the decision was made after considering the views of students, faculty, staff. […]
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    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. It was found after an adult male osprey was brought in with a gunshot wound […]
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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 – Sunday afternoon off of a trail in the Kettle Moraine Forest. The body was […]
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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. He’s accused of murdering his wife Pamela on May 13th of 1984 at their Plover […]
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