News Minute: Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press
WINTER, Wis. (AP) - A western Wisconsin school district will change its Native American logo that it's used for its sports teams. Winter School District Administrator Penny Boileau says the American Indian warrior logo has been used for decades, but it's time for a change. Winter schools are using the letter "W'' as a placeholder until a new logo is implemented.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The strength of the tornado that killed at least 24 people in Oklahoma this week is rarely seen in Wisconsin. The Oklahoma twister was rated an EF-5, with winds of at least 200 mph. The National Weather Service says only six tornadoes in Wisconsin match the severity of the EF-5, most recently in Oakfield in 1996.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) - A man has been killed in an industrial accident in Superior. First responders were called to a wood shingle manufacturer last night in a building off St. Louis Bay. Superior police had no further details about the accident.
RIB MOUNTAIN, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin State Patrol plans to increase its use of air support this summer to crack down on speeders. The increase is part of an initiative by the Department of Transportation to improve safety on Wisconsin roadways. Department Secretary Mark Gottleib says speed is a factor in about 30% of traffic fatalities in Wisconsin.
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