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Tuesday's weather yields at least one tornado; skydive mishap claims instructor's life; more state news

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North central Wisconsin had one tornado, and maybe more Tuesday afternoon.

The National Weather Service said a twister kept going on-and-off the ground near Deerbrook in Langlade County around 4 p.m.


Authorities said it landed in fields and woods, with no damage except for tree debris. The same storm might have caused tornado damage an hour earlier to the west in Lincoln County. Trees and power lines went down near Irma and Gleason.

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Steve Dzubay
Steve Dzubay has been publisher at the River Falls Journal and Hudson Star Observer since 1995. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He previously worked as a reporter-photographer at small daily newspapers in Minnesota and is past editor of the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal.
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