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23-year-old goes missing while swimming in Wisconsin river

MENOMONIE, Wis. (FOX 9) - A 23-year-old went missing while swimming in the Red Cedar River in Dunn County, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, according to the Menomonie Police Department. The man was swimming in the river at Riverside Park in Menomonie around 3:23 p.m. when he went under the water but never resurfaced, police said. His friends attempted to save him but were unsuccessful.
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Wisconsin farmers describe planting progress

More Wisconsin farmers are getting fieldwork done after a week of mostly-good weather. Amy Penterman and her husband Sander operate Dutch Dairy near Thorp in Clark County. She tells Brownfield a lot of corn went in last week. “We are very fortunate at our farm. Ten minutes before the rains came through, our custom planter was able to finish up all of our corn, so we have all of our corn in the ground, our winter wheat looks good, and we just have to get our soybeans in the ground.”
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Highly pathogenic avian influenza identified in Marinette, Dunn counties; both flocks will be euthanized

MADISON - Highly pathogenic avian influenza was identified Monday in two backyard flocks in Marinette and Dunn counties, the state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection said in a news release. The department euthanized the Marinette County flock of 90 birds, according to the agency's website, and plans to do the same with the Dunn County flock of 150 birds. The Marinette County flock was a mix of turkeys, chickens and ducks. ...
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Health Dunn Right announces Market Match grants

Health Dunn Right today announced that they have received two grants totalling $6000 to fund the 2022 Menmononie Farmers Market Market Match program. These grants were received from Mayo Clinic Health System and Marshfield Clinic Health system. According to a press release today from KT Gallager, Dunn County Health Director:
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1 dead, 1 escapes western Wisconsin house fire

A person died in a western Wisconsin house fire early Wednesday morning. The Dunn County Sheriff's Office said the Menomonie Fire Department responded to a single-story house fire at about 1:58 a.m., located in the Township of Dunn on 370th Street, south of Menomonie. When first responders arrived, the home...
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Authorities identify 20-year-old in fatal Dunn County house fire

TOWN OF DUNN (DUNN COUNTY), Wis. (WEAU) -Authorities have identified the person who died after a house fire in Dunn County Wednesday morning. The victim has been identified as 20-year-old Gustavo A. Xicalhua Tlaxcola. The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office said the fire happened overnight at a home in the Town...
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What to know about nitrates in well water

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -The Department of Natural Resources says one of the most common pollutants in Wisconsin well water is nitrate. That can be caused by a number of things from fertilizer to human waste. A retired hydrologist said he’s worried housing developments with well water are at a...
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1 Dies, Another Escapes In Western Wisconsin House Fire

DUNN COUNTY, Wis. (WCCO) — Despite a rescue attempt, one person has died in a western Wisconsin house fire. According to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, the fire was reported just before 2 a.m. Wednesday at a residence on 370th Street in the Township of Dunn. When emergency responders arrived, the single-story house was a “fully involved structure fire” and it was quickly learned that there was a person trapped inside, officials said. Another person was able to get out of the residence before the fire department’s arrival. Menomonie Fire Department crews were able to locate the victim inside, take them out of the house, and perform life-saving measures. However, the victim died at the scene. The victim was identified as 20-year-old Gustavo A Xicalhua Tlaxcola. The cause and origin of the fire is under investigation.
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One dead after house fire in Dunn County, Wisconsin

DUNN COUNTY, Wis. (FOX 9) - One person died in a house fire in Dunn County, Wisconsin early Wednesday morning, according to the sheriff's office. In a news release, the Sheriff's Office says it received a call about a house fire near N2910 370th Street in the Township of Dunn around 1:58 a.m. The Menomonie Fire Department was called. When they arrived on scene, they found a home fully engulfed in flames.
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National Weather Service confirms 3 tornadoes in western Wisconsin Monday

TOWN OF COLFAX (DUNN COUNTY), Wis. (WEAU) - The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities is confirming damage caused by three tornadoes in western Wisconsin. The NWS said that the strongest of the three, which occurred in Dunn County, had a path of damage that begins slightly north of Interstate 94 near Rusk and continues northeast across Highway 40, then through Whitetail Golf Course south of Colfax.
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1 person dead after overnight Dunn County house fire

TOWN OF DUNN (DUNN COUNTY), Wis. (WEAU) - One person is dead after a fire at a home in Dunn County early Wednesday morning. The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office said the fire happened overnight at a home in the Town of Dunn on 370th Street south of Menomonie. A...
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