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Firefighter killed in explosion near Madison

By Todd Richmond Associated Press SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (AP) — A massive natural gas explosion killed a firefighter and leveled portions of a city block in a southern Wisconsin community, including a bar the firefighter owned, authorities…

Four killed in plane crash near Monroe

Staff Report MONROE, Wis. -- Four people are confirmed dead after a small plan crashed near Monroe, Wisconsin, last weekend, the Green County Sheriff's Office confirmed Monday. Authorities say the crash occurred about a mile from the…

Wisconsin DNR approves 4 air permits for Foxconn

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approved four air permits Tuesday for the Foxconn Technology Group campus in the southeast corner of the state, despite objections that the massive plant will increase smog emissions.

Midterms 2018: Replacing Paul Ryan

A former driver for House Speaker Paul Ryan who has been active in Wisconsin Republican politics for years announced Sunday that he is running to succeed Ryan in Congress.

Police in Ohio dealing with ‘zombie’ raccoons

Photographer Robert Coggeshall says he was playing with his dogs outside his home last week when one such raccoon approached them. Coggeshall says the animal would stand on its hind legs, show its teeth and fall over backward.

Sabula-Savanna bridge suddenly closed

Safety concerns have forced the closure of a small bridge that offers the only Iowa access to a much-larger bridge spanning the Mississippi River and connecting eastern Iowa to western Illinois.
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