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Jeep driver dies after hitting two deer, rolling into oncoming vehicle

As the SUV rolled, it struck another vehicle approaching the other direction.

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Suspect dies by suicide after 11 hour standoff in Wisconsin motel

The standoff occurred at a motel in Balsam Lake.

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For first time, part of Minnesota is now in 'exceptional' drought conditions

More than 40% of the state is experiencing extreme drought.

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Beloved fire chief in western Wisconsin dies from COVID-19

The chief of the small town's fire department battled COVID-19 for over a month.

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MN man charged for 2014 hit-and-run that killed 2 in Wisconsin

The now-32-year-old man was arrested in Dakota County.

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Man killed after being struck by vehicle as he removed debris from road

The incident happened Saturday morning in Polk County, Wisconsin.

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Police: Wisconsin man, 77, fought off suspect who attacked him

The suspect fled the scene but was later arrested.

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Body found in semi that crashed, caught fire in Polk County

The crash was reported just after 3:30 p.m. Monday.

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Two killed in wrong-way crash in Polk County

It happened in the early hours of Friday.

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Boy dies after ATV accident in northwest Minnesota

The victim has not been identified yet.

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2 dead in head-on crash involving pickups near MN-WI border

The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Thursday, July 2.

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Driver's body found day after crashing into pond near Balsam Lake

The crash was reported early Sunday and the body was found Monday evening.

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Western Wisconsin sheriff says he will allow businesses to reopen

The state's Stay at Home order is being extended as of Friday.

2 students die in rollover crash in western Wisconsin

Icy road conditions were likely a factor in the crash, authorities say.

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New info to be released about 2014 double-fatal hit-and-run

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is planning an update for Friday.

1 dead in overnight rollover crash in northwest Minnesota

The single-vehicle wreck happened just before 4 a.m. Sunday.

St. Paul motorist dies after crash on icy road in western Wisconsin

The crash happened just east of the St. Croix River, to the north of Taylors Falls.

Boater drowns while fishing on western Wisconsin lake

The incident was reported on Friday afternoon.

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School 'overwhelmed' by support after deaths of 2 students

Two 16-year-old students died in a car accident on Sept. 16.

2 students killed in crash involving semi in western Wisconsin

Authorities believe the driver of the car didn't come to a complete stop at a stop sign.

Man found dead in rural Minnesota home; woman arrested

The victim was found after deputies responded to an alleged assault.

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New details on suspected tornadoes that ripped through Minnesota

Bone Lake in Minnesota and Bone Lake in Wisconsin were hit hard.