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Cornucopia beach and marina preparing for the next winter storm Video included

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After the October storm many of the beaches on the South Shore suffered quite a bit of erosion and the folks here tell me they can't even start repairs until everything thaws.

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Flags ordered at half staff to honor Barbara Bush

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 The flags will fly at half-staff until sunset on the day of burial.

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Wisconsin lakes still ice covered prior to fishing opener Video included

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One rental cabin owner weighs in on how the late ice out will impact his business.

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Sign-up for $100 child rebate to open May 15

Gov. Scott Walker says families will be able to sign up for a $100 per-child tax rebate starting on May 15.

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Ashland digs out after blizzard conditions Video included

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Ashland, Wisconsin is digging itself out after blizzard conditions dumped more than a foot of snow on the city, shutting down part of its main highway. 

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SLIDESHOW: Record snowfall buries Northland in April storm

© According to Tiffany Mallory, 13 inches of snow fell in Barnes, WI. © According to Tiffany Mallory, 13 inches of snow fell in Barnes, WI.
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What do April snowstorms bring in May? That thought may have crossed many minds as Northlanders woke up on Sunday and Monday during a spring snowstorm.

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UPDATE: US Highway 2 back open along Chequamegon Bayfront following temporary closure

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US Highway 2 was declared impassable Sunday morning due to "extreme weather conditions".

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SLIDESHOW: Wind, waves pummel Northland during spring snowstorm Video included

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What season are we in again? 

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U.S., Wisconsin flags ordered at half-staff for fallen soldier

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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has ordered all U.S. and Wisconsin state flags be flown at half-staff on Saturday from sunrise to sunset as a symbol of honor and respect for Master Sergeant Jonathan Dunbar. 

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Foxconn contractors talk to Superior businesses Video included

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Businesses in northwest Wisconsin Thursday learned how they could get work constructing the Foxconn plant south of Milwaukee.  

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Sen. Baldwin secures $17 M in WI flood damage repairs

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That includes nearly $1.2 million for road and highway repairs in Bayfield, Sawyer, Ashland, Iron, and Douglas Counties.

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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore quarter launched into circulation Video included

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A part of the Wisconsin Northland will now be in millions of American's pockets after a new quarter program was launched in Red Cliff on Wednesday. 

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Your child could be hiding drugs in the bedroom

Parents, do you know what's in your teen's bedroom? Chippewa Valley police and school officials are helping you figure out signs of where your child could potentially be hiding drugs.

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Gov. Walker signs bill inspired by March 22 shooting

Governor Scott Walker has signed a bill into law that was inspired by the March 22 shooting.

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SLIDESHOW: Animal lovers celebrate National Pet Day

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Northland pet owners are sharing the cuteness of their four-legged friends, and we want to share it with you! 

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KBJR 6 News app now offering school, business and organization closings push alerts

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We know school closings are important to you, and they're important to us too. That's why we're working to bring your school closings to you through our free news app. 

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UPDATE: Xcel Energy restores power to all in NW Wisconsin

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The lights are back on for everyone in Northwest Wisconsin. 

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Road conditions listed as snow, ice covered throughout region

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According to the Minnesota and Wisconsin 511 websites, roads are listed as snow or ice covered throughout the KBJR 6 viewing area. .

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UPDATE: Authorities identify body of Woodruff woman found in Gogebic County

At this time, authorities say foul play is not suspected.

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Hayward woman overcomes challenges with art, attitude

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On this Thanksgiving holiday, we all count our blessings a little differently. Some of us are grateful for family and friends. 

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WIAA state boys basketball schedule 2018

The 103rd annual WIAA Boys Basketball State Tournament will take place Thursday-Saturday, March 15-17, 2018 at the Kohl Center in Madison.

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