Two Rivers department store endures amid retailer closures

Schroeder's Department Store in Two Rivers still finds success as most Wisconsin downtown department stores have closed and big retailers are going out of business
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Johnsonville sculpture made by 'LOVE' artist

What is believed to be one of the last pieces by the late Robert Indiana, the artist made famous with his iconic "LOVE" works, is in place outside the Johnsonville sausage company in Sheboygan County
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Wisconsin's bowling industry suffers amid floods, closures

Wisconsin's bowling industry is taking hits from floods, fire and closures as about 50 bowling facilities have been lost since 2014
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The Latest: Weather service says 19 tornadoes hit August 28

The National Weather Service now says 19 tornadoes hit east central Wisconsin on August 28, most recently confirming an EF-1 near Eden in Fond du Lac County and an EF-0 near Cascade in Sheboygan County
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Officials release ID of Wisconsin woman drowned in Minnesota

Authorities have released the name of a Wisconsin woman who drowned in a Minnesota lake
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UW System regents change two-year school names

The University of Wisconsin System regents have approved name changes for the system's 13 two-year schools as they merge with nearby four-year schools
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Wisconsin woman pulled unconscious from Minnesota lake dies

A Wisconsin woman died after being pulled unconscious from a central Minnesota lake where she was swimming
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The Latest: Democratic attorney to challenge Duffy

A Balsam Lake attorney has won the Democratic nomination for a congressional seat northern Wisconsin
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The Latest: Hartwig, Godlewski emerge in treasurer primary

A former mutual fund administrator has captured the Republican nomination for state treasurer
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The Latest: LaFollette survives secretary of state primary

Incumbent Democratic Secretary of State Doug LaFollette has survived a primary challenge
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Rapid City trolley service sees steady ridership

Rapid City's trolley service sees steady ridership through the summer with minimal impact to the city's budget
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South Dakota to raise turkey for White House Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving turkey to either be served to President Donald Trump or pardoned this year will be raised in South Dakota
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MSU researcher fights against deadly deer disease

Researchers from Michigan State University and the state Department of Natural Resources are using technology and old-fashioned observation to track Michigan deer in hopes of curbing the deadly disease
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Minot brothers find success in mushroom farming

Minot brothers Jeff and Dan Coggins have found success in their second year harvesting mushrooms and selling their product at local farmers markets
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Michigan metal drummer recovers from 2015 bus crash

A Michigan metal drummer is recovering from a 2015 bus crash that caused him to lose his right leg
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Oklahoma case remains unsolved 34 years later

The disappearance of Sandy Pathresa Rea 34 years ago is still one of the biggest crime mysteries in the Shawnee area, but a new set of local investigators are putting a fresh set of eyes on the unsolved cold case
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Bentonville designer showcases work at New York Fashion Week

Bentonville fashion designer Alyssa Graves showcased six pieces in a show for emerging designers at New York Fashion Week
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Father-daughter duo broadcasts Arkansas high school football

Buzz Sawyer and his daughter Sarah Sawyer are calling play-by-play for Northside High School football games in the Grizzlies' revamped broadcast
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Wisconsin church's garden gives produce, sense of community

A Wisconsin church's garden doesn't just provide produce, it also provides a sense of community
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Minnesota fire department marks 125 years

This year marks the Virginia Fire Department's 125th anniversary
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Oklahoma Boy Scout Explorers reunite in New Mexico

A group of Boy Scout Explores reunited in New Mexico more than 50 years after a Boy Scouts trip
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Wisconsin students organize mental health festival

Three Wisconsin students organized a mental health festival at their school to erase mental health stigma
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Duluth beer makers say the area's water boosts products

Duluth beer makers have long said that the quality of Minnesota's water helps boost the quality of their products
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Efforts continue to save, support, secure Texas horny toads

A dozen conservationists clad in khaki and forest green marched into the Texas Hill Country brush in a continuing effort to save horny toads
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More cruise options coming to the Great Lakes

Michigan has started a new initiative to bring more cruise ships to the Great Lakes
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Outdoor art project to get new headquarters in Detroit

An outdoor art project is getting a new headquarters in Detroit
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Students learn about Oklahoma City bombing through new tech

The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum recently launched the Augmented Reality experience to teach students about the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing
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Nebraska senator to participate in world sniper competition

Nebraska Sen. Tom Brewer is headed for the International Sniper Cup event in Bulgaria after having competed in a series of sniper shooting championships
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Arkansas sees growing urgent care industry

Health care providers are planning to open up more urgent care centers across Arkansas
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Inmate group caters to spiritual needs at Iowa prison

At the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility, an unusual group is catering to the spiritual needs of those who have no religion at all
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