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Missing teen returned to family

A Waukesha teen, missing since Wednesday, has returned to her family. Authorities say 13-year-old Robin Cristina Cardosa apparently ran away, [Read the full article...]

Police looking for girl

Waukesha Police are seeking the public’s help to locate a missing girl. Authorities say 13-year-old Robin Cristina Cardoso has been [Read the full article...]

Unemployment in Wisconsin going down

Wisconsin’s preliminary unemployment rate for March is the lowest since the Great Recession began in earnest in November of 2008. [Read the full article...]

Record snow in Rhinelander

Rhinelander now has its snowiest winter on record, thanks to this week’s storm.  The city got just over 11 inches [Read the full article...]

Weather closes area schools today, April 17

Luck closed Frederic closed St. Croix Falls closed Unity closed Siren closed Grantsburg closed Shell Lake closed Spooner closed

Snow should start to melt today

More than a foot of snow in far northwest Wisconsin should start melting rapidly by mid-to-late morning.  And by Saturday, [Read the full article...]

Power outages in northwoods

Up to 15 inches of heavy wet snow is knocking out power in Wisconsin’s Northwoods.  Over two-thousand customers were in [Read the full article...]

Boaters need to slow down on St. Croix River

Boaters on the Saint Croix River are being ordered to slow down, due to high waters.  A no-wake rule has [Read the full article...]

Powerball jumps to $128 million

Nobody won the Powerball jackpot last night, so it goes up to 128-million dollars for the next drawing on Saturday. [Read the full article...]

Polk County Deputy dies

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is sad to announce the death of Deputy Sheriff Mike Seversen. Deputy Seversen, a life-long [Read the full article...]

Winning lotto ticket in Baldwin

One ticket sold in Baldwin matched all five winning numbers in the Wisconsin Lottery’s Monday, April 14 Badger 5 lotto [Read the full article...]

Another winter storm for Northwest Wisconsin

Folks in far northern Wisconsin are bracing for up to 16 inches of snow in a late winter storm that’s [Read the full article...]

Man trapped under vehicle

On Monday, April 14, 2014, at approximately 1:37 p.m., the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a man trapped [Read the full article...]

Tax deadline to today

Tonight’s the deadline for filing income tax returns — but the I-R-S expects 137-thousand Wisconsinites to ask for more time. [Read the full article...]

Natural gas goes up

Wisconsin natural gas customers are complaining to their utilities, their local news media, and state officials after their bills skyrocketed [Read the full article...]

Weather issues continue

Parts of eight rivers in Wisconsin remain under flood warnings, after heavy rains and thunderstorms pounded the southern half of [Read the full article...]

Powerball on the rise

The Powerball jackpot is above 100-million dollars for the first time since February 19th.  It’s at 110-million for Wednesday, after [Read the full article...]

Ten people rescued in northeast Wisconsin

Ten people were rescued in northeast Wisconsin last night, after four small fishing boats got stranded in the rising Menominee [Read the full article...]

Parts of Wisconsin without power this morning

More than five-thousand electric customers in Wisconsin were in the dark this morning.  That’s after a weekend of high winds, [Read the full article...]

Another Assembly member stepping down

Another state Assembly member is stepping down. Fourth Assembly District Representative Chad Weininger, a Republican, announced he will leave the [Read the full article...]

Strong storm hit parts of Wisconsin

Parts of southeastern Wisconsin saw massive thunderstorms and ping-pong sized hail yesterday. The National Weather Service in Sullivan says strong [Read the full article...]

Bank robbery in Barron County

On Friday April 11 at 2:37 pm the Barron County Sheriff’s Dept received a call of an armed robbery that [Read the full article...]

Petri retires

Wisconsin U-S Congressman Tom Petri has announced his retirement. The 73-year-old Republican made the announcement yesterday, ending a 35-year career [Read the full article...]

Minnesota senators looking to resolve income tax dispute

State senators in Minnesota want Governor Mark Dayton’s people to try and resolve a dispute with Wisconsin over income tax [Read the full article...]

Walker to push for tuition freeze

If he’s re-elected in November, Governor Scott Walker says he’ll push for another two-year tuition freeze for University of Wisconsin [Read the full article...]

Fire destroys feed mill in Whitehall

Fire destroyed a feed mill in western Wisconsin.  Units were called last night to Larson Agri-Services in Whitehall.  No one [Read the full article...]

Dry start to wildfire season

A dry start to Wisconsin’s wildfire season could run into the weekend.  The National Weather Service says a couple of [Read the full article...]

Boat traffic on the Mississippi River still south of La Crosse

Commercial boat traffic on the Mississippi River is still not as far north as La Crosse yet.  That’s bad news [Read the full article...]

Gas prices sneaking up

Wisconsin gas prices are inching up this week.  The Triple-”A” reports a statewide average of 3.64-a-gallon this morning for regular [Read the full article...]

Barron County Sheriff warns of scam

The Barron County Sheriff’s Dept has received over a dozen reports during the past 6 hours(12p-6p) today of someone posing [Read the full article...]

Reading and math scores going up

Reading and math scores were generally up from a year ago in the statewide achievement tests given to Wisconsin public [Read the full article...]

One flood warning in Wisconsin today

Wisconsin has one flood warning today.  The Peshtigo River in Marinette County was about an inch above its banks this [Read the full article...]

Adam Jarbhow running for state assembly

Today, Adam Jarchow (R-Balsam Lake) announced his candidacy for Wisconsin State Assembly District 28. A 1997 graduate of Clear Lake [Read the full article...]

Severson not seeking re-election

Representative Erik Severson (R-Osceola) announced today that he will not seek re-election this fall.  “It has been an honor to [Read the full article...]

Wisconsinites may get benefits back

About 24-thousand Wisconsinites who lost their extended jobless benefits in December would get them back under a bill that’s up [Read the full article...]

Governor Walker to focus on heroin abuse today

Governor Scott Walker will focus on fighting heroin abuse today, in a series of bill-signing ceremonies throughout Wisconsin.  The Republican [Read the full article...]

Mega Millions back at $15 million

The Mega Millions’ jackpot returns to 15-million dollars for tomorrow night, after it was claimed for the third time since [Read the full article...]

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