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CRIME AND COURT ROUNDUP: Squirrel hunter shot to death in Marathon County

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State and local authorities are continuing to investigate the death of a squirrel hunter in central Wisconsin. It happened Saturday morning in a wooded area in the Marathon County town of Hamburg, northwest of Wausau. The victim's name was not immediately released. It was Marathon County's second hunting mishap in a week. A 20-year-old man was shot-and-wounded September 15th in Kronenwetter by a hunter who mistook the victim for a squirrel.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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