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Program hopes to bring riders heading to Sturgis to the Driftless Region Video included

More than half a million motorcyclists will head toward Sturgis, South Dakota next week for the 74th annual rally. They bring with them thousands of potential tourism dollars. More>>

Developing El Niño Could Lead to Mild Winter If Current Forecast Holds

Weather this spring and summer has been a little cooler than average and we’ve been rather wet as well. But thankfully, the wet and cool conditions won't necessarily run into the fall and winter. This year, if the current predictions for El Niño hold, it could be quite the opposite.
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Sandbars strand barges in Upper Mississippi

WABASHA, Minn. (KTTC) -- Nearly a dozen barges and their tugboats are held up in the Mississippi river, unable to get south of Winona with their cargo. Officials say they've been grounded by sandbars created by sediment washed into the river during last month's flooding.
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Downtown building demolition in Onalaska

As part of continued downtown redevelopment, the City of Onalaska began demolition of the existing bait shop buildings on Monday.
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Absentee voting now available in Wisconsin

Monday marks the first day to vote by absentee ballot for the upcoming August 12 primary election in Wisconsin. More>>

Ready Wisconsin and AmeriCorps look for emergency management help

MADISON, Wis.– Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) is seeking twenty community-minded individuals to serve as part-time AmeriCorps members in emergency management offices throughout the state from September 1, 2014 through August 31, 2015.
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Speeding past orange barrels could bring $300 fine

Getting caught speeding through a road construction work zone is about to get more costly in Minnesota. More>>

Man hurt while attempting stunt on motorcycle in Rushford

A man was hurt in Rushford while trying to do a stunt on his motorcycle. More>>

11 people without a home after early morning fire Video included

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - Eleven people are without a home Sunday after the second floor of an apartment duplex went up in flames. More>>

Hundreds in Winona attempt to break bow tie record

Hundreds of people gathered in Winona this weekend to honor the legacy of former Mayor John Latsch, and to try to break a world record. More>>

Man dies in tractor accident near Pleasantville

PLEASANTVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- A man trimming branches at his home in southwestern Wisconsin has died after his tractor overturned and pinned him underneath.The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department says 73-year-old Ardell M. Schroeder was trimming branches from a tractor at his home near Pleasantville just before 3 p.m. Friday when the tractor overturned.Firefighters extracted him and he was put aboard a medical helicopter, but died of his injuries.The accident remains under investigation. More>>

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  • Attorney: Woman miscarried child, had permission to take baby

    Attorney: Woman miscarried child, had permission to take baby

    As Kristen Smith's federal kidnapping trial begins, her attorney says Smith had permission to take her teenage half-sister's baby from Beloit in February, but says a subsequent police search for infant Kayden Powell caused Smith to "panic" in Iowa..More >>
    As Kristen Smith's federal kidnapping trial begins, her attorney says Smith had permission to take her teenage half-sister's baby from Beloit in February, but says a subsequent police search for infant Kayden Powell caused Smith to "panic" in Iowa..More >>
  • Osseo, WI man burned in Minnesota power line accident

    Osseo, WI man burned in Minnesota power line accident

    Authorities say one worker has died and another has been injured in a transmission line construction accident in south-central Minnesota.More >>
    Authorities say one worker has died and another has been injured in a transmission line construction accident in south-central Minnesota.More >>
  • WEDC awarded money to four more companies that outsourced jobs

    WEDC awarded money to four more companies that outsourced jobs

    As the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Board of Directors gets ready to consider a proposal to ban financial awards for companies that outsource state jobs, 27 News has learned at least four more companies that outsourced state jobs have benefited from WEDC tax credits. More >>
    As the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Board of Directors gets ready to consider a proposal to ban financial awards for companies that outsource state jobs, 27 News has learned at least four more companies that outsourced state jobs have benefited from WEDC tax credits. More >>
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