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Isaac Schuman, 17, was part of a group tubing on the western Wisconsin river with friends and their family members to celebrate a birthday when Nicolae Miu, 52, of Prior Lake, allegedly began stabbing people during a confrontation.
The St. Croix County Sheriff's Office said a 17-year-old boy from Stillwater, Minn., died from stab wounds suffered during Saturday's attack along the Apple River near Somerset, Wis.
Data from the National Centers for Environmental Information shows that in recent years, billion-dollar disasters are occurring at a more frequent pace.
Two farms in southeast Minnesota and another across the border in Wisconsin had poor strawberry crops this season.

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Heavier rains and a rise in black flies making nesting more challenging for the state bird
The Wisconsin DNR says 13 violators have been sentenced in state court.
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Wood and wire cages, placed in just the right spots, help keep predators out of wood turtle nests.
No admission fees or fishing licenses needed for outdoor fun Saturday and Sunday.
Judge Kelly Thimm set a cash bail of $500,000 for Jeffrey Anthony Charles, five times the amount requested by Douglas County (Wis.) District Attorney Mark Fruehauf.
The Amnesty report calls for full restoration of tribal jurisdiction over crimes committed in Indian country, and increased funding for prosecution, law enforcement and health care.

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With the ice finally gone on most Minnesota lakes, the spring fish harvest is in full swing. Tribal members say the annual ritual of gathering fish through spearing or netting provides a vital food source for the community and preserves a cultural tradition.
Rivers (but not the St. Louis) may be better options for early fishing.
14-year-old boy has been charged in her death.

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