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Tropical Storm Julia to Soak Southeast Coast for 2 Days With Heavy Winds, Rain

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 1:52pm
Tropical Storm Julia is causing severe weather for Southern East Coast states as it moves slowly along the Atlantic Ocean with wind gusts up to 40 mph.

Sentry Insurance to build new office building on ex-Holiday Inn site

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 1:51pm
Sentry Insurance announced Wednesday it will build a new state-of-the-art complex to house 500 claims adjusters.

Spencer PD: No suspect yet in attempted child abduction

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 1:35pm
Twelve days after a nine-year-old Spencer girl told police that a man or woman wearing a black ski mask and black gloves tried to abduct her, investigators have no suspects, Police Chief Shawn Bauer said Wednesday.

Wood carvers from all over USA expected in Stevens Point

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 1:30pm
More than 100 exhibitors will gather for the 16th Annual Wisconsin River Woodcarvers Show and Sale in Stevens Point this weekend.

Trial begins for Wisconsin Rapids man accused of killing brother

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 1:25pm
A seven-woman, six-man jury was picked Wednesday to decide whether a 57-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man killed his brother two years ago.

Testimony reveals juvenile inmates told secretary about abuse

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 1:23pm
New testimony reveals that inmates at Wisconsin's troubled juvenile prison in Irma swarmed the corrections secretary during a 2015 visit to complain that they were being harmed by staff.

10 tips when walking your new dog

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 10:30am
There are plenty of steps to take into account when learning to walk your new dog.

Study: Nearly half of Wisconsinites struggle to make financial ends meet

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 10:20am
New data shows just how many people in Wisconsin are undergoing financial hardships.

'The Guardian' posts Gov. Walker's leaked John Doe files online

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 9:16am
Documents that have been sealed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court have been leaked to The Guardian, which the publication has now posted online.

Researchers find new bat species in Wisconsin

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 9:04am
A new bat species has been discovered in Wisconsin for the first time in more than 60 years.

UPDATE: Shawano Co. man arrested after vehicle pursuit throughout Dane Co.

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 8:05am
UPDATE: A Shawano County man has been arrested after a police pursuit through Dane County.

Hot Vikings-Packers tickets prompt counterfeit warning

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 7:12am
Resale ticket prices for the Minnesota Vikings game against the Green Bay Packers at U.S. Bank Stadium have hit new highs, prompting a warning from the home team about scammers.

Coroner: Heart found next to gas station likely human

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 2:06am
A coroner says a heart found in a plastic bag on the ground next to an Ohio gas station appears to be human.

Public hearing held on possible Mattoon School District

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 11:25pm
Community members in Mattoon are trying to create their own school district.

Fat Joe's Pizzeria off to good start

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 7:13pm
Wausau's newest pizza joint is seeing early success.

Wausau parents speak out on transgender bathroom guidelines

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 7:05pm
As the Wausau School Board deliberates how to proceed with guidelines regarding transgender students, parents in the community share their thoughts.

Wausau veteran's mother wants to see increased therapy for vets

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 7:05pm
The mother of Wausau veteran Brian Rossell, who was found dead in Lake Wausau last week, said that veterans should receive more therapy care at the Tomah VA, and less prescriptions. 

Clinton to return to campaign travel Thursday

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 6:58pm
WASHINGTON (AP) --  Hillary Clinton will resume campaign travel Thursday following a bout of pneumonia. 

Senator Johnson calls for independent investigation into Tomah VA

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 6:43pm
Senator Ron Johnson is calling on the Department of Veterans Affairs to launch an independent, transparent investigation into the Tomah VA, after he received reports from whistleblowers that the medical care facility is understaffed.

Campaign signs damaged and stolen in Portage County

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 6:09pm
It seems like every day, political candidates take verbal swings at each other. Now, someone is attacking campaign signs put up by the Democratic Party in Portage County.