Local News in Slinger, Wisconsin

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Little Switzerland watches temperatures drop, gears up to make snow
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:30:20 -0800

SLINGER (WITI) — Parts of Wisconsin are already seeing the snow fall, and on Tuesday, November 11th, we got our first taste of winter in the Milwaukee area, as temperatures dipped into the 30s. Folks at Little Switzerland’s ski hill in Slinger and Sunburst Ski Area in Kewaskum were pumped up — ready to start […]

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:43:49 -0800

Reports: Wisconsin derailment due to human error MILWAUKEE (AP) - A two-train collision and derailment last July in southeastern Wisconsin was caused by human error when the rear of a freight train was unintentionally backed onto another rail line, according to reports submitted to federal transportation officials. ...

Reports: Derailment due to human error
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:57:24 -0800

A two-train collision and derailment last July in southeastern Wisconsin was caused by human error when the rear of a freight train was unintentionally backed onto another rail line, according to reports submitted to federal transportation officials. Incident reports released by the Federal Railroad Administration say the wreck in the village of Slinger caused more than $3.1 million in damage ...

Human error blamed for Wisconsin derailment
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:43:45 -0800

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Reports submitted to federal transportation officials blame human error for a two-train collision and derailment last July in southeastern Wisconsin. The Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1reVhpr ) reports a Wisconsin & Southern Railroad train had backed up to pick up a crew member when the rear of the train unintentionally backed onto another rail line.

Reports: Wisconsin derailment caused by train backing into path of another
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:30:47 -0800

MILWAUKEE — Reports submitted to federal transportation officials blame human error for a two-train collision and derailment last July in southeastern Wisconsin.

Human error blamed for summer train derailment
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:30:26 -0800

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Reports submitted to federal transportation officials blame human error for a two-train collision and derailment last July in southeastern Wisconsin.

Human Error Blamed for Train Derailment
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:51:33 -0800

Reports submitted to federal transportation officials blame human error for a two-train collision and derailment last July in southeastern Wisconsin.

Several ski hills in southeast Wisconsin ready to welcome you to the slopes
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:28:48 -0800

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — When the temperatures began to fall south of freezing, the operators of several ski hills in southeast Wisconsin got their snow guns loaded and ready to go. Several of them plan to open this weekend — and welcome the skiers to the slopes. Those hills include: Little Switzerland, Slinger Sunburst Winter Sports […]

Reports: Wisconsin derailment due to human error
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:32:18 -0800

MILWAUKEE — A two-train collision and derailment last July in southeastern Wisconsin was caused by human error when the rear of a freight train was unintentionally backed onto another rail line, accor

Little Switzerland readies hills for skiing
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:11:18 -0800

The first blast of winter may have missed southeastern Wisconsin, but a ski hill in Slinger will make its own flurries: Little Switzerland is planning to fire up the snow-making machines tonight.