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Parts of western Wisconsin cleaning up after confirmed tornado

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. — The National Weather Service (NWS) is confirming at least one tornado touched down in western Wisconsin Wednesday night, damaging homes and knocking down trees in the New Richmond area. A NWS survey team shared that information with KARE 11's Heidi Wigdahl as they investigated damage and...
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Severe Storms Hit Wisconsin Causing Widespread, ‘Unbelievable’ Damage

NEW RICHMOND, Wis.(WCCO) — Severe storms, including at least three tornadoes, ripped through Wisconsin on Wednesday night, causing significant property and crop damage and leaving thousands without power. The National Weather Service in Milwaukee confirmed three tornadoes in southeastern Wisconsin. Experts on the scene Thursday afternoon in the western part of the state evaluated the damage to determine the storm’s severity. “If it was a straight line wind event, everything would be — would have fallen in the same direction usually but since things are kind of all over the place, it’s pretty evident that this was a tornado,” said Melissa Dye,...
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Severe storms damage houses, crops in western Wisconsin

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (FOX 9) - Severe storms rolled through western Wisconsin Wednesday night, causing severe damage to some homes and knocking down crops. A FOX 9 viewer in Baldwin, Wisconsin shared a video of a funnel cloud in the area. Other areas, like New Richmond, saw rain and hail.
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Rare 'PDS' damaging derecho tears through Wisconsin

A well-advertised storm system finally erupted with Thursday evening across Wisconsin and parts of eastern Minnesota. The potential volatility of the system prompted a rare Particularly Dangerous Situation Severe thunderstorm watch from NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center. The most severe storms favored Wisconsin Wednesday evening. But a few strong storms and...
Amery, WItheameryfreepress.com

Flanum resigns as voting member of library board

“I have been grappling with this for the last three years while I have been on City Council,” said Sarah Flanum after turning in her letter to Mayor Paul Isakson. During the July 20 Special Meeting of the Amery City Council, she said it is a very difficult place to be; a voting member of both the library board and City Council.
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Cumberland (WI) Weather Channel

Thursday sun alert in Cumberland — 3 ways to take advantage of it

(CUMBERLAND, WI) The forecast is calling for sun today in Cumberland. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: Especially in the era of COVID-19 restrictions, a novel way to safely engage in the beloved pastime of a shared meal can be hard to find. Why not get creative and meet a friend somewhere pretty with a basketful of snacks and a blanket? Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
Scandia, MNcountrymessenger.com

Scandia City Council honors Judy Rydeen with Good Neighbor award

The Scandia Good Neighbor Award honors individuals, businesses, and civic groups who make our community a better place to live. Scandia Mayor Christine Maefsky presented a Good Neighbor Award Proclamation to local resident Judy Rydeen at the July 20, 2021 City Council meeting. Judy was nominated by Shellie Kolden, who...
Minneapolis, MNminnesotamonthly.com

Weekend Best Bets: July 29-August 1

When: Saturday, July 31, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, August 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Since 2000, the Loring Park Art Festival has combined creative expression and community connectedness to surprise and delight all who attend. The two-day event will feature 140 visual artists selling original work, with something for everyone. Festivalgoers can also enjoy food, live music and unique entertainment for the whole family in the beautiful outdoor setting of Loring Park. This year, the festival will also feature the Lakes & Legends Beer Garden, serving craft beer, local craft soda, and Kombucha on site.
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BoDeans To Headline Phipps Fest ’21 In Hudson, WI On August 14!

On August 14, the Phipps Center for the Arts will host the first ever Phipps Fest, a summer outdoor concert to be held at the bandshell in Lakefront Park in Hudson, WI, just outside the Phipps Center. The day-long concert will feature four musical acts, headlined by Wisconsin’s most famous rock band, the BoDeans. Latin Swing band Charanga Tropical, the bluegrass group Monroe Crossing, and soulful singer-songwriter Annie Mack are also scheduled to perform.
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Woman In Custody Dies In Western Wisconsin Jail

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An investigation is underway after a woman died over the weekend while in custody in a western Wisconsin jail. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office says deputies found 46-year-old Danyiel Mager, of New Richmond, lying in her bunk late Sunday morning, not breathing. She had been in the jail since early Saturday, when she was arrested on outstanding warrants.
Hudson, WIHudson Star-Observer

Celebrate history, scavenge outdoors and more this weekend

The 2021 Yellowstone Trail Heritage Days will be on Friday and Saturday, July 30 and 31. This countywide celebration offers family friendly fun for all. Activities are scheduled along the historic Yellowstone Trail on Highway 12 from Hudson, to Roberts, Hammond, Baldwin and Woodville. Friday, July 30. This year the...
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Amery Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Amery: Thursday, July 29: Areas of fog then sunny during the day; while smoke then partly cloudy overnight; Friday, July 30: Mostly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, July 31: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear