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Wisconsin Couple Works With Trauma Victims in Uganda

Carl and Julie Gaede are from Wisconsin, but they live most of the year in Uganda. The two are trained as psychologists who work with victims of trauma caused by civil war violence in neighboring South Sudan.

Wisconsin Woman Writes Boston Bombing Suspect

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A Baraboo woman says she's been criticized and even threatened for sending letters of support to the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
Crystel Clary says she wrote her first letter to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev three weeks after the bombing that killed three people and wounded dozens more.

Authorities Seek Information after Hit-and-Run in Pierce Co.

Authorities are searching for a driver involved in a hit-and-run after two motorcycles crashed in Pierce County on Saturday.

Authorities are looking for a maroon motorcycle that allegedly left the scene after hitting a motorcycle driven by 26-year-old Benjamin Bremer of Red Wing.

Healed Snowy Owl Released into Wild Near Minn. Border

A rare snowy owl that was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital and sent to Minnesota for rehab is back in the wild once again.
The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota released the owl on Saturday outside Superior, Wis., near the Minnesota and Wisconsin state border.

Post-Rehab, Raptor Center to Release Snowy Owl Saturday

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A rare snowy owl that gained national attention when it was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital is scheduled to be released into the wild after a rehab stint in Minnesota.
The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota plans to release the owl on Saturday along the northern Minnesota and Wisconsin border.

Attendance Up 2 Percent at Midwest Horse Fair

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Attendance was up this year at the Midwest Horse Fair in Madison.
Officials say despite rain and thunderstorms last weekend attendance hit nearly 55,000 people at the three-day fair, an increase of 2 percent over 2013.

Wis. Governor Declares Another Propane Emergency

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Gov. Scott Walker has declared another propane emergency.
Midwestern states have been grappling with a propane shortage spurred by the cold winter, a temporary pipeline closure and heavy propane demand for drying grain last fall.