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Saturday Aug 16 | Star Tribune

Leisure briefs: Vintage 'base ball' next up in speaker series

Brooklyn Rider will give a free performance from 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Stillwater Public Library.

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Related Topix: Menomonie, WI

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Greg Peck: Are we doing enough to control phosphorus?

As Lee Bergquist of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel explained in a story reprinted in Monday's Gazette, a particular type of algae bloom can be toxic and led to a temporary ban on drinking the water from the municipal supply in Toledo, Ohio.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Tainter Lake, WI, Adams County, WI

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Dunn Co. Sheriff reacts following primary election win

A union of Dunn County deputies declared no confidence toward Smith in a vote in July, but Smith says now it's all about moving forward.

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TwinCities

Other voices: Toledo is a reminder that Wisconsin must do more to curb runoff pollution

When state legislators return to Madison next session, they should invite in a few folks from Toledo, Ohio, to talk about how algae in Lake Erie poisoned that city's water supply.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Tainter Lake, WI, Dane County, WI, Winnebago County, WI, Opinion

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Toledo is a reminder that state must do more to curb runoff pollution

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Poison algae that hit Toledo often found in Wisconsin lakes

This DNR photo is of a channel leading to Lake Winnebago near Oshkosh on June 27. It is pale blue because it is decomposing, while "fresh" blooms that are not breaking down are usually green.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI, Tainter Lake, WI, Adams County, WI

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Three suspected in 2008 armed robbery in Dunn County

On October 27, 2008, at 12:01 a.m. Torches Valley Bar in Lucas Township was robbed at gunpoint by three individuals.

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Related Topix: Prison, New Auburn, WI

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Rice Lake Online

Sand boom ups rail use, concerns

While the number of Wisconsin car-train accidents has remained relatively steady in recent years, and derailments actually are down, some residents who live near train tracks used for transporting sand, primarily in western and northwestern communities, complain about noise and traffic delays in addition to safety worries.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Chippewa Falls, WI, La Crosse, WI, Menomonie, WI

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Two registered sex offenders found to be non-compliant in Dunn Co. check

The US Marshals along with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections Sex Offender Registry Program and the Dunn County Sheriff's Office conducted a residence verification operation for registered sex offenders.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

MyFoxPhilly

VIDEO: Police Chase Ends With Gunfight

After criss-crossing county lines during a 20-mile, high-speed chase in Wisconsin, police dash cam video caught some intense moments that seem more like a movie than an actual arrest.

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Related Topix: Barron County, WI

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WKOW-TV

Pepin Co. sex offender petitions to go without supervision

Kerry Abbott has admitted to 9 sexual assaults or attempted sexual assaults in Pepin and Dunn counties, usually while armed.

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Related Topix: Pepin, WI, Pepin County, WI

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