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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Winter fishing picks up"Things have really picked up. I'm getting good reports from just about everywh
Winter fishing picks up
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted yesterday
"Things have really picked up. I'm getting good reports from just about everywhere," said John Grier of Whispering Pines Outpost in Breitung Township. "Overall, I think fishing is going well." In addition to catches of perch and crappies, notable... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Fishermen anticipate cloudy conditions for sturgeon seasonOSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- The upcoming sturgeon spearing season in Wisconsin could
Fishermen anticipate cloudy conditions for sturgeon season
WAOW Wausau / Posted 2 days ago
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) -- The upcoming sturgeon spearing season in Wisconsin could be frustrating for participants who are expected to encounter murky water in Lake Winnebago and upriver lakes. WLUK-TV reports that some fishermen are beginning to scout... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Ontario requests citizen input on L. Michigan water diversion proposal – Manitoulin ExpositorONTARIO—Immediately following this newspaper’s Ontario exclusive report on the
Ontario requests citizen input on L. Michigan water diversion proposal – Manitoulin Expositor
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted 3 days ago
ONTARIO—Immediately following this newspaper’s Ontario exclusive report on the proposed Waukesha, Wisconsin water diversion application last week, the Government of Ontario sent out a letter of notice to stakeholders, urging them to comment on the... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Local snowmobile trails reopenAfter Northeast Wisconsin received a measurable amount of snow on Tuesday, snow
Local snowmobile trails reopen
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 4 days ago
After Northeast Wisconsin received a measurable amount of snow on Tuesday, snowmobile trails have reopened. Kewaunee County and Brown County announced that all their trails will be open starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Door County also said that their... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Antigo man charged in high-speed chaseCharges of fleeing an officer and numerous counts of drug possession have been
Antigo man charged in high-speed chase
The Shawano Leader / Posted 4 days ago
Charges of fleeing an officer and numerous counts of drug possession have been filed against an Antigo man after a high-speed chase in Shawano County on Friday night. Romeao M. Cavitt, 38, allegedly fled from an attempted traffic stop at Genesee... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Logging truck rolls over on U.S. 2 in FlorenceThe accident occurred at 12:32 p.m. about 1/4 mile from County Road NN, accordi
Logging truck rolls over on U.S. 2 in Florence
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
The accident occurred at 12:32 p.m. about 1/4 mile from County Road NN, according to the Florence County Sheriff's Department. Deputies found the truck, owned by Shamco Inc., in the ditch on the south side of the highway with its entire load of logs... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Viroqua Wastewater Treatment Facility to undergo upgradesIn order to protect groundwater quality, Viroqua's Wastewater Treatment Facilit
Viroqua Wastewater Treatment Facility to undergo upgrades
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 6 days ago
In order to protect groundwater quality, Viroqua's Wastewater Treatment Facility is in need of major upgrades. Sarah Grainger, City Engineer and Public Works Director for Viroqua said there are a handful of changes that will take place. "Some of... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
1 dead in snowmobile crash in Price CountyA 55-year-old woman is dead after a snowmobile crash in Price County, according
1 dead in snowmobile crash in Price County
WAOW Wausau / Posted 7 days ago
A 55-year-old woman is dead after a snowmobile crash in Price County, according to the Price County Sheriff's Office. Officials said the crash happened on Saturday shortly before 7 p.m. on Solberg Lake in the Township of Worcester. Authorities... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
Wolves Continue to Thin Elk Herd in West-Central WisconsinMADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says wolves
Wolves Continue to Thin Elk Herd in West-Central Wisconsin
WDIO Duluth / Posted 7 days ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says wolves continue to thin a herd of elk in west-central Wisconsin. The agency says the herd in Jackson County was cut to 17 animals after wolves killed three elk in January. DNR... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Wolves continue to thin elk herd in west-central WisconsinThe Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says wolves continue to thin a he
Wolves continue to thin elk herd in west-central Wisconsin
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 7 days ago
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says wolves continue to thin a herd of elk in west-central Wisconsin. The agency says the herd in Jackson County was cut to 17 animals after wolves killed three elk in January. DNR wildlife director Tom... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
One arrested after high speed chase in Shawano CountyThe Shawano County Sheriff's office reports a deputy attempted to make a traffi
One arrested after high speed chase in Shawano County
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 8 days ago
The Shawano County Sheriff's office reports a deputy attempted to make a traffic stop Friday night just before 10 PM on N. Genesee Street in the Village of Wittenberg. The driver failed to stop and took off, beginning a chase that reached speeds... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Wolves continue to thin elk herd in west-central WisconsinMADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says wolves
Wolves continue to thin elk herd in west-central Wisconsin
WAOW Wausau / Posted 8 days ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says wolves continue to thin a herd of elk in west-central Wisconsin. The agency says the herd in Jackson County was cut to 17 animals after wolves killed three elk in January. DNR... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Anglers take advantage of pleasant weatherStaff Writer IRON MOUNTAIN - Local anglers were out in force for another produ
Anglers take advantage of pleasant weather
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Staff Writer IRON MOUNTAIN - Local anglers were out in force for another productive week on the ice. "We had nice weather last weekend, and we have nice weather coming this weekend," said John Grier of Whispering Pines Outpost in Breitung... Read more
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News 8000
Columbia County girl, 16, dies after car slides into creekA 16-year-old southern Wisconsin girl has died after the vehicle she was drivin
Columbia County girl, 16, dies after car slides into creek
News 8000 / Posted 10 days ago
A 16-year-old southern Wisconsin girl has died after the vehicle she was driving slid off a private driveway and into a creek. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says the crash was reported shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday on County Highway J in the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Columbia County girl, 16, dies after car slides into creekLODI, Wis. (AP) -- A 16-year-old southern Wisconsin girl has died after the veh
Columbia County girl, 16, dies after car slides into creek
WAOW Wausau / Posted 10 days ago
LODI, Wis. (AP) -- A 16-year-old southern Wisconsin girl has died after the vehicle she was driving slid off a private driveway and into a creek. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says the crash was reported shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday on... Read more
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The Daily Texan
Darrell Bazzell named senior vice president, CFO of University President Gregory L. Fenves named Darrell Bazzell, vice chancellor for financ
Darrell Bazzell named senior vice president, CFO of University
The Daily Texan / Posted 12 days ago
President Gregory L. Fenves named Darrell Bazzell, vice chancellor for finance and administration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as senior vice president and chief financial... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Trumpeter swan found injured in Cumberland is recoveringCUMBERLAND, Wis. (AP) — A trumpeter swan found injured in Cumberland this month
Trumpeter swan found injured in Cumberland is recovering
Marshall Independent / Posted 14 days ago
CUMBERLAND, Wis. (AP) — A trumpeter swan found injured in Cumberland this month is recovering at a rehabilitation center in Minnesota. The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/1KwQo4Z ) that Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Trumpeter swan found injured in Cumberland is recoveringCUMBERLAND, Wis. (AP) - A trumpeter swan found injured in Cumberland this month
Trumpeter swan found injured in Cumberland is recovering
KTTC Rochester / Posted 15 days ago
CUMBERLAND, Wis. (AP) - A trumpeter swan found injured in Cumberland this month is recovering at a rehabilitation center in Minnesota. The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/1KwQo4Z ) that Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Trumpeter swan found injured in Cumberland is recoveringCUMBERLAND, Wis. (AP) -- A trumpeter swan found injured in Cumberland this mont
Trumpeter swan found injured in Cumberland is recovering
WAOW Wausau / Posted 15 days ago
CUMBERLAND, Wis. (AP) -- A trumpeter swan found injured in Cumberland this month is recovering at a rehabilitation center in Minnesota. The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram reports that Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources conservation warden Phil... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Ice anglers landing northern"Things are picking up," said John Grier of Whispering Pines Outpost in Breitun
Ice anglers landing northern
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
"Things are picking up," said John Grier of Whispering Pines Outpost in Breitung Township. "More people are going out and we're hearing some success stories." Grier said he heard Lake Antoine in Iron Mountain had about 14 inches of ice but advised... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
DNR asks for round gobies monitoringOSHKOSH, Wis. - As ice fishing begins on the Lake Winnebago System, the Wiscons
DNR asks for round gobies monitoring
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 16 days ago
OSHKOSH, Wis. - As ice fishing begins on the Lake Winnebago System, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is urging anglers to report the incidental catch of round gobies in the lower Fox River above the Rapide Croche Dam, in Little Lake... Read more
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News 8000
Trumpeter swan rescued from Wisconsin lakeA Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources warden came to the rescue of a trum
Trumpeter swan rescued from Wisconsin lake
News 8000 / Posted 17 days ago
A Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources warden came to the rescue of a trumpeter swan found injured on a lake in northern Wisconsin, according to a release from the DNR. Citizens called the DNR on Jan. 8 when they spotted what some of them... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Wood smoke from residential heaters poses health riskCooperative extension Family Living agent Florence, Forest, and Vilas Counti
Wood smoke from residential heaters poses health risk
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Cooperative extension Family Living agent Florence, Forest, and Vilas Counties FLORENCE, Wis. - As the heating season draws near, wood smoke from outdoor wood-fired boilers (OWBs) and other wood heaters will lead to health and nuisance complaints... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Law Enforcement fighting the cold to find man and dogTOWN OF RUSHFORD (WFRV) We are into day 4 of recovery efforts being made in th
Law Enforcement fighting the cold to find man and dog
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 19 days ago
TOWN OF RUSHFORD (WFRV) We are into day 4 of recovery efforts being made in the town of Rushford on the Fox River. The body of a man and a dog have not been recovered by the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office yet because of water and weather... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Cold lesson: Children brave bitter cold to learn the ins and outs of ice fishing"I'm very excited that people decided to venture out this afternoon because it
Cold lesson: Children brave bitter cold to learn the ins and outs of ice fishing
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
"I'm very excited that people decided to venture out this afternoon because it is getting progressively colder and windier out here and there isn't a lot that we can do as far as the date because this is in coordination with the DNR Free Fishing... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Ice hardens for Wisconsin free fishingStaff Writer IRON MOUNTAIN - Anglers are taking full advantage of ice cover on
Ice hardens for Wisconsin free fishing
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
Staff Writer IRON MOUNTAIN - Anglers are taking full advantage of ice cover on area lakes, and the winter fishing season seems to have taken off after a slow start. "We've got more people going out to different bodies of water because the ice is... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Fur farm abuse investigation suspendedAn investigation into charges of animal cruelty at a Belle Plaine fur farm has
Fur farm abuse investigation suspended
The Shawano Leader / Posted 23 days ago
An investigation into charges of animal cruelty at a Belle Plaine fur farm has been put on hold until Shawano County authorities get more information from the group making the allegations. The sheriff’s department began an investigation last month... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Protections approved for threatened long-eared batThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it had updated interim rules that accom
Protections approved for threatened long-eared bat
The Mining Journal / Posted 24 days ago
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it had updated interim rules that accompanied a decision last April to designate the northern long-eared bat as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The final version is less restrictive toward timber... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
US issues rules to protect bat threatened by fungal diseaseFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wisconsin Department of Natural
US issues rules to protect bat threatened by fungal disease
Stamford Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources shows a northern long-eared bat. Federal officials issued regulations Wednesday Jan. 13, 2016, designed to protect the northern long-eared bat, one of several... Read more
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Connecticut Post
US issues rules to protect bat threatened by fungal diseaseFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wisconsin Department of Natural
US issues rules to protect bat threatened by fungal disease
Connecticut Post / Posted 25 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources shows a northern long-eared bat. Federal officials issued regulations Wednesday Jan. 13, 2016, designed to protect the northern long-eared bat, one of several... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
US issues rules to protect bat threatened by fungal diseaseFILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wisconsin Department of Natural
US issues rules to protect bat threatened by fungal disease
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources shows a northern long-eared bat. Federal officials issued regulations Wednesday Jan. 13, 2016, designed to protect the northern long-eared bat, one of several... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Man arrested after standoff in GroverJustin G. Bunker was lodged in the Marinette County Jail and booked on charges
Man arrested after standoff in Grover
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
Justin G. Bunker was lodged in the Marinette County Jail and booked on charges of disorderly conduct, being armed while intoxicated, and five counts of recklessly endangering safety, the sheriff said. According to the sheriff's office, Marinette... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Wisconsin expands baiting banChronic wasting disease was found in a captive white-tailed deer at a shooting
Wisconsin expands baiting ban
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Chronic wasting disease was found in a captive white-tailed deer at a shooting preserve near Three Lakes in Oneida County. And since state law requires the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to enact the ban in counties within 10 miles of the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Deer baiting ban begins in 3 additional countiesMADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A ban on baiting and feeding deer is going into effect in
Deer baiting ban begins in 3 additional counties
WAOW Wausau / Posted 27 days ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A ban on baiting and feeding deer is going into effect in Oneida, Forest and Vilas counties. Chronic wasting disease was found in a captive white-tailed deer at a shooting preserve near Three Lakes in Oneida County. And since... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
UPDATE: Fourth victim recovered from Mill LakeUPDATE (WKOW) -- The Walworth County Sheriff's Office says they have recovered
UPDATE: Fourth victim recovered from Mill Lake
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 29 days ago
UPDATE (WKOW) -- The Walworth County Sheriff's Office says they have recovered the body of the fourth canoeist who went missing last weekend. Patrick Wetzel, 21, was found Friday during another search in Mill Lake. The lake is now open to the... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Body of fourth man recoveredThe Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says the body of 21-year-old Patr
Body of fourth man recovered
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says the body of 21-year-old Patrick Wetzel was pulled Friday from Mill Lake, which is about 35 miles southwest of Milwaukee. The bodies of three other young men were found earlier this week. DNR... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Body of 4th man recovered from southern Wisconsin lakeEAST TROY, Wis. (AP) -- The body of a fourth man who had been missing since a c
Body of 4th man recovered from southern Wisconsin lake
WAOW Wausau / Posted 30 days ago
EAST TROY, Wis. (AP) -- The body of a fourth man who had been missing since a canoe incident last Sunday has been recovered from a southern Wisconsin lake. Authorities say the body of 21-year-old Patrick Wetzel was pulled from Mill Lake on Friday.... Read more
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MLive.com
Why Wisconsin city's bid to tap Great Lakes water is a big dealWaukesha, a thirsty 70,000-population city in Wisconsin, is angling for a 10-mi
Why Wisconsin city's bid to tap Great Lakes water is a big deal
MLive.com / Posted 30 days ago
Waukesha, a thirsty 70,000-population city in Wisconsin, is angling for a 10-million gallon per-day drink of Lake Michigan. On Thursday, Jan. 7, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced it would advance the Milwaukee suburb's... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Contamination found in Rock River near Janesville GM facilityThe City of Janesville released a notice on their website that elevated levels
Contamination found in Rock River near Janesville GM facility
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 30 days ago
The City of Janesville released a notice on their website that elevated levels of contaminants in the sediment of the Rock River were found near the former General Motors assembly plant. The contaminants were found during the city's routine... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Body of 4th man recovered from southern Wisconsin lakeThe body of a fourth man who had been missing since a canoe incident last Sunda
Body of 4th man recovered from southern Wisconsin lake
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 30 days ago
The body of a fourth man who had been missing since a canoe incident last Sunday has been recovered from a southern Wisconsin lake. Authorities say the body of 21-year-old Patrick Wetzel was pulled from Mill Lake on Friday. The bodies of three other... Read more
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News 8000
Body of 4th man recovered from southern Wisconsin lakeThe body of a fourth man who had been missing since a canoe incident last Sunda
Body of 4th man recovered from southern Wisconsin lake
News 8000 / Posted 30 days ago
The body of a fourth man who had been missing since a canoe incident last Sunday has been recovered from a southern Wisconsin lake. Authorities say the body of 21-year-old Peter Wetzel was pulled from Mill Lake on Friday. The bodies of three other... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Diving resuming in search for 4th victimEAST TROY, Wis. (AP) - Diving will resume at a southern Wisconsin lake where se
Diving resuming in search for 4th victim
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 30 days ago
EAST TROY, Wis. (AP) - Diving will resume at a southern Wisconsin lake where searchers are looking for a fourth Illinois man presumed drowned. The bodies of three other men have been recovered from Mill Lake in Walworth County after the four went... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Diving resuming in search for 4th victimEAST TROY, Wis. (AP) - Diving will resume at a southern Wisconsin lake where se
Diving resuming in search for 4th victim
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 30 days ago
EAST TROY, Wis. (AP) - Diving will resume at a southern Wisconsin lake where searchers are looking for a fourth Illinois man presumed drowned. The bodies of three other men have been recovered from Mill Lake in Walworth County after the four went... Read more
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Daily Herald
Diving resuming in search for 4th victimEAST TROY, Wis. -- Diving will resume at a southern Wisconsin lake where search
Diving resuming in search for 4th victim
Daily Herald / Posted 30 days ago
EAST TROY, Wis. -- Diving will resume at a southern Wisconsin lake where searchers are looking for a fourth Illinois man presumed drowned. The bodies of three other men have been recovered from Mill Lake in Walworth County after the four went... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Unstable ice hindering search for final victim of Wisconsin canoe accidentThe search continued Thursday in Wisconsin for the fourth victim of a deadly ca
Unstable ice hindering search for final victim of Wisconsin canoe accident
Chicago Tribune / Posted a month ago
The search continued Thursday in Wisconsin for the fourth victim of a deadly canoe accident that involved a group of young adults from the North Shore, but workers' efforts were hampered by unstable ice, officials said. Divers entered Mill Lake from... Read more
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