Waupaca, WI
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Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 82 to a low of 55 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 3 and 15 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 82 to 79 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 11 and 15 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 76 to 63 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 6 and 14 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 63 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 8 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 82 to a low of 51 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 18 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. 0.60 inches of rain are expected.

Big upset at cherry-pit spitting contest in Michigan

July 12, 2012 | 0 comments

Ronn Matt's wife encouraged him to enter the annual International Cherry Pit Spitting Championship in southwestern Michigan on Saturday (July 7).

It's a good thing she did.

The 46-year-old Chicagoan pulled a big upset, winning the contest in his initial try and becoming the first champion not named Krause or Lessard in 20 years.

Matt spit a pit 69 feet at Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm near Eau Claire, just north of the Indiana border.

Since 1992, members of the Krause and Lessard families have dominated the event.

Brian "Young Gun" Krause of Dimondale holds the world-record spit - more than 93 feet - and had won the past two years.

But the 34-year-old finished fifth Saturday with a spit of 52 feet, 10 inches.

Krause's father, Rick "Pellet Gun" Krause, came in second with a spit of 61 feet, 2 inches.

Brian Krause's brother, Matt, earned a third-place finish with his 60-foot, 11-inch spit.

The tournament typically is timed to the start of the cherry harvest, but competition spokeswoman

Lynne Sage said that due to an unusually warm spring, it's already complete.

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