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At least 4 tornadoes confirmed in southeast Wisconsin

CONCORD, Wis. — Survey crews from the National Weather Service visited several locations Thursday to determine whether tornadoes touched down in southeast Wisconsin. Some of the worst damage appears to be in Fond du Lac, Jefferson and Waukesha counties. The storms downed trees and powerlines and caused structural damage in...
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Western U.P. Sex Crimes Suspect Arrested In Wisconsin

At approximately 3:20 PM Thursday July 29, 2021, the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office was notified that the Iron County Wisconsin Sheriff’s Office had located Trent Mitchell Perlich, age 19 in the Town of Anderson. Perlich was found guilty yesterday, 7/28/2021 by a 12-person jury in Gogebic County of 3 separate...
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Wisconsin storms bring 3 tornados; 1 man dies in crash

MILWAUKEE — (AP) — At least three tornadoes touched down in Wisconsin amid powerful thunderstorms that caused widespread damage that contributed to the death of a man who crashed into a fallen tree and power line, officials said Thursday. The severe weather stretched from the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan...
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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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Amazing! Wisconsin Family Reunited with Lost Dog After Seeing Him on TV

Talk about your feel-good story: A family over in Wisconsin was just reunited with their lost dog after they saw the dog on TV!. Like I am, if you're a pet lover, this is one story that definitely has an amazingly happy ending: A family ends up reunited with their lost dog after their dad saw the dog on TV!

Mask mandates return as COVID-19 cases surge, Wisconsin delegation react

WASHINGTON — As COVID-19 cases surge around the country, lawmakers are fighting over revisiting rules to stop the spread on Capitol Hill. On Tuesday, the CDC reversed course on mask guidance, recommending indoor mask use for all Americans in high-transmission areas, regardless of vaccination status. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California...

Central Wisconsin Environmental Station Damage

PORTAGE COUNTY (WSAW) - Almost 100 students at Central Wisconsin Environmental Station took shelter from the storms Wednesday night. A day later, they assisted in storm damage clean-up. At 4:30 am clean-up crews arrived and began cleaning. They started with clearing a tree off the main driveway vehicles could enter and more people could assist. The greenhouse and hoop house was destroyed by white pines and the chicken coop was also damaged. A tree fell on a lodge directly above a bunk.

At least five tornadoes part of recent severe weather event in Wisconsin

At least five tornadoes formed across Wisconsin as part of the severe weather event that took place across the state Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. The National Weather Service offices in Milwaukee/Sullivan and Green Bay sent out storm survey teams to the hardest hit areas to determine what type of severe weather event cause the damage.