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  1. One person killed in Sauk County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | WKOW-TV

    The Wisconsin State Patrol was called to a crash Thursday afternoon on eastbound I-90 near Baraboo. The investigation reveals a driver in the westbound lanes lost control of his pickup truck and crossed the median into eastbound traffic.

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  2. Convicted felon charged with election fraudRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | WKOW-TV

    A convicted felon is charged with election fraud following an audit by state officials. The Baraboo News Republic says the Sauk County District Attorney's Office filed charges on Wednesday against 39-year-old Andrew Knox of Brooklyn, alleging he illegally voted in Reedsburg during the 2010 general election.

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  3. Baraboo Boys & Girls Club extends hours due to school cancellationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | WKOW-TV

    The Boys & Girls Club of West Central Wisconsin, in Baraboo, opened with extended hours Wednesday in light of school closings in the area. Executive Director Karen DeSanto said the Boys & Girls Club in Baraboo had historically remained closed on snow days and other school days when classes were canceled due to weather.

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  4. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | WKOW-TV

    A 75-year-old Wisconsin woman faces up to six years in prison if a judge decides she failed to comply with a deferred prosecution agreement and repay money she supposedly embezzled. Judith Dunn of Kenosha pleaded no contest to three counts of business theft in 2009.

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  5. Four arrested in Reedsburg kidnapping hoaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | WKOW-TV

    Reedsburg police say a kidnapping hoax ended with four people arrested. The four men were arrested New Year's Eve after attempting to report a kidnapping, all in an effort to fund a marijuana purchase.

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  6. Baraboo hospital restricts visitors due to flu outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | WKOW-TV

    The Centers for Disease Control is calling the flu an epidemic this season. The CDC says the flu is widespread in 36 states, including Wisconsin and is responsible for the deaths of 15 kids across the country.

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  7. New testing causes drop in Wisconsin GED grad rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | WKOW-TV

    Wisconsin has seen a 92 percent decrease in the number of residents who received a high school equivalency certification this year due to higher testing standards and fees. The Department of Public Instruction reports 912 people graduated from the state's General Education Development program this year, compared to 11,378 people last year.

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  8. Flu forces restrictions at Baraboo hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | WKOW-TV

    Late Tuesday night, the hospital released a statement that said it will not allow visitors under age 14 in three patient care areas until further notice.

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  9. Wisconsin woman charged with stabbing brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | WKOW-TV

    Prosecutors have charged a southern Wisconsin woman accused of stabbing her brother to death with first-degree reckless homicide. According to online court records, 58-year-old Anne M. Simon of Baraboo made her initial appearance in Sauk County Circuit Court on Friday.

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  10. Dells resort faces wrongful death lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | WKOW-TV

    A Wisconsin Dells resort faces a wrongful death lawsuit after a man drowned. According to a report in the Baraboo News Republic , the family of Patrick Page, of Palatine, Illinois, is suing the Wilderness Hotel & Resort, claiming the business and its employees were negligent leading up to the incident.

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  11. Sister arrested in Baraboo man's fatal stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | WKOW-TV

    Police have arrested the sister of a stabbing victim for his death in Sauk County. The sheriff's office was called to a home on West Fox hill Road in the Town of Delton around 11:30 a.m. Monday.

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  12. Baraboo school board to vote on policy regarding transgender participation in athletics tonightRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | WKOW-TV

    The Baraboo School board is scheduled to discuss and vote on a policy formalizing the district's stance on transgender athletes Monday night. The proposed change in the school's policy on athletics would include "gender expression" and "gender identity" in the school's anti-discrimination policy, thus preventing a student's gender identity or expression from prohibiting him or her from competing on a sports team.

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  13. Possible Carbon Monoxide Scare at Wisconsin Dells Ice RinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | WKOW-TV

    Multiple agencies were requested for EMS late Saturday night after the report came in at the poppy waterman hockey rink. About half a dozen hockey players were taken to Saint Clair Hospital in Baraboo.

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  14. Sen. Tammy Baldwin leads deal to give land back to Ho-ChunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | WKOW-TV

    The Ho-Chunk Nation is getting some of its ancestral lands back in Sauk County. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin announced the deal today as part of a provision in the National Defense Authorization Act.

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  15. Baraboo school board considering policy to allow transgender athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | WKOW-TV

    School board members will vote later this month on a policy that could change the makeup of its high school sports teams in Baraboo. The Baraboo School District is considering a new policy to allow transgender students to participate in sports and extracurricular activities.

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  16. Sauk Co. starting drunk driving task forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | WKOW-TV

    Authorities will be cracking down on drunk driving in Sauk County thanks to a grant from the state of Wisconsin. Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister has announced his office will participate in an alcohol task force grant from the state Bureau of Transportation Safety to stop drunk driving.

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  17. Madison man robbed and punched after hitching a rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WKOW-TV

    A Madison man tells police he was trying to get to Baraboo Saturday night to meet up with "a girl". He said he was at an E. Washington Avenue gas station hailing a cab when some men, he didn't know, offered him a ride to Sauk County for $100.

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  18. Badger Ammo Museum in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | WKOW-TV

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources now owns the largest portion of the former Badger Army Ammunition Plant site, where explosive powder for World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War was produced. The Army sold off the land, located in North Freedom, between Sauk City and Baraboo.

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  19. Invasive species experts say recent jellyfish sighting is not a rare occurrence in Wisconsin lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | WKOW-TV

    Video of a recent jellyfish sighting at Spencer Lake in Waupaca County has many Wisconsites curious about this invasive creature. The video can be found here.

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  20. They are the 4%: Inside the mind of an undecided voterRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | WKOW-TV

    Only four percent of respondents in the latest Marquette Law School Poll say they're still undecided about whether they will vote for Gov. Scott Walker or his challenger Mary Burke . But with that poll showing the race is tied 47-47 percent among likely voters, those "undecideds" will likely determine the winner.

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