Updated: 08/31/2013 8:13 AM
Created: 08/28/2013 5:44 PM WDIO.com
It's time for Friday night lights, and Eyewitness Prep Sports Extra. Where we focus on High School football games going on in the Northland for the weekend of August 30.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30
THURSDAY, AUGUST 29
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Wisconsin DNR Assessing Winter Deer Kill
Wisconsin wildlife officials are using road-kill and radio-tracking data to assess the harsh winter's effect on the state's deer herd. Department of Natural Resources staffers are looking for 10 carcasses in every county so they can check a number of biological signs, such as fat stores and pregnancy. They're also is closely watching survival rates of more than 200 deer with radio collars in the northern forest and eastern farmland areas of the state.
Minnesota Runners Head to Boston in Unity, Tribute
More than 600 Minnesota marathoners will line up for the start of the Boston Marathon this year, including 212 who ran last year and say they're going back to finish what they started.
General Mills Backtracks on Controversial New Policy, Issues Apology
General Mills has issued an apology to consumers after the company caught major flack over its policy change that could have affected their arbitration rights.
Fitger's 5K Raises $20K For Young Athletes
It may not have felt much like spring today, but thousands signed-up to voluntarily run outside. It was the 25th Annual Fitger's 5K this morning and that means racing season in the Northland has officially started. This year, the race raised $20,000 for the Young Athletes Foundation.
Wis. OWI Fines Hefty, but Deterrence Effect Debated
The fine for a first drunken-driving offense, including court costs and surcharges, can be as high as $1,000. But industry experts are questioning whether heavy fines serve as effective enough deterrents.