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Saturday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Saturday, June 16, 2012 --- 5:40 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin state Senator Van Wanggaard has asked for a recount in last week's recall race. The outcome will determine the majority party in the state Senate. An official canvass this week showed Wanggaard trailing his Democratic challenger by 834 votes, or 1.2 percent. The Racine Republican said yesterday he wants election officials to count the tally again.

GREENWOOD, Wis. (AP) — A rural Greenwood man has died in a farm accident. The Clark County coroner says the man was killed yesterday when the tractor he was driving overturned as he was removing a tree. The victim's name was not immediately released Friday.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a worker crushed to death by heavy equipment being removed from a truck in Madison. The Dane County medical examiner's office identifies him as 45-year-old Terry Hudzinski of Middleton. Police reports say Hudzinski was struck in the head Thursday by an 800-pound hydraulic press being removed from a truck.

MAIDEN ROCK, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a Wisconsin man missing since he fell from a boat into Lake Pepin. The Pierce County sheriff's office says the body of 38-year-old Troy Goehrs of Bay City was recovered yesterday afternoon from the shoreline of Lake Pepin near Maiden Rock. Lake Pepin is a wide spot in the Mississippi River on the Wisconsin-Minnesota state line.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.


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