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2020 Farmers’ Almanac Predicts Wisconsin ‘Polar Coaster’ Winter

MILWAUKEE, WI — Who could remember the winter of 2018, when bone-chilling temperatures temporarily made Wisconsin colder than some locations in Antarctica? The Farmers’ Almanac says that if you didn’t like last winter, you may want to stop reading right now. The 2020 Farmers’ Almanac’s extended weather forecast is calling for a “Polar Coaster Winter,” […]

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Fettes Among 28 Charged In Illinois Sex Trafficking Investigation

RACINE COUNTY, WI — Former Racine County Register of Deeds and current Market President at Community State Bank Tyson Fettes has been charged in an Illinois sex trafficking investigation. Authorities in Winnebago County, Illinois say a total of 28 people now face 80 charges related to an apparent sex trafficking operation at two Rockford lingerie […]

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Wednesday Morning I-94 Crash; 3-Mile Backups Reported

RACINE COUNTY, WI — Traffic heading S in Racine County is experiencing significant delays after a crash was reported in the I-94 construction zone Wednesday morning. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, a crash in traffic on I-41/94 southbound near 7 Mile Road has resulted in traffic backups in excess of three miles approaching […]

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Algae Fatal To Dogs Found In Wisconsin: Health Officials

WISCONSIN —The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says toxic blue-green algae has been reported blooming in a number of Wisconsin lakes, prompting shutdowns at some beaches and recreation areas. State officials say there is no method to control or mitigate a bloom once it has started. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says that the […]