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House fire in Stevens Point leaves more than $100K in damage

One person was able to get out of a house on the 400 block of Riverview Avenue in Stevens Point, after a fire caused more than $100,000 in damage, Stevens Point Fire Department officials said. More>>

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More scattered showers and T-storms are likely Friday, but we get a break for a good portion of the weekend.

Hearing set on stabbing suspect's mental health

The mental health of one of two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional character is up for discussion in a Wisconsin court. More>>

Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business. More>>

Wisconsin officials: Drugs worth $57,000 seized

Wisconsin officials have arrested five people they say were in possession of cocaine and heroin valued at $57,000. More>>

4 Palestinians killed after truce goes into effect

Gaza officials say at least four Palestinians have been killed by Israeli tank fire nearly two hours after Israel and Hamas began observing a three-day cease-fire. More>>

United Way event in Wausau aims to end homelessness in Marathon County

The United Way of Marathon County held a special breakfast Thursday trying to connect homeless people with the resources they need to turn their life around.  More>>

Three fairs, three counties, one goal Video included

It's a weekend full of fairs in central Wisconsin. More>>

Man wanted in FL arrested in Waupaca Co. Video included

A man wanted for attempting to solicit the sexual battery of a child in Florida was arrested in Wisconsin. More>>

New drinking law brings changes to Wisconsin Valley Fair Video included

A new drinking law in Wausau is bringing some changes to the Wisconsin Valley Fair. This is the 146th year of the fair. For the very first time, there are drinking restrictions on those handing out the beer.

1 dead, 1 hurt in plane crash near air show Video included

The Experimental Aircraft Association says a pilot was killed and his passenger seriously injured when a plane crashed at the Oshkosh airport, where planes taking part in the annual AirVenture convention land. More>>

Ex-village leader pleads not guilty to 2 felonies Video included

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) - One of two former leaders of the Village of Curtiss accused of altering minutes of a town board meeting in 2011 to give themselves thousands of dollars in raises has pleaded not guilty. More>>

Two Dunkin Donuts in Marathon County close to opening Video included

Two Dunkin Donuts in Marathon County are getting close to opening.   More>>

Colorado woman guilty of kidnapping newborn nephew Video included

A jury has convicted a woman of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him outside an Iowa gas station in freezing temperatures. More>>

Arguing about woman led to stabbing of farm worker Video included

LOYAL (WAOW) – The argument that led to the stabbing of a rural Loyal farm worker involved his relationship with the sister of the man accused of stabbing him, an investigator said Thursday. More>>

Van Hollen says voter ID ruling will help appeal Video included

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the state Supreme Court's upholding of a photo identification requirement for voters will help the state in its appeal of a federal judge's ruling striking down the law as unconstitutional. More>>

Republicans hail court ruling upholding union law

Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he doesn't know if the state Supreme Court ruling upholding the collective bargaining law known as Act 10 will lead to the Legislature expanding the law. More>>

SPECIAL REPORT: Future of 3-D printing Video included

Imagine needing an item, like a kitchen fork, and being able to press a button on a machine and create it. That could become a reality in the not so distant future with 3D printing machines. More>>

Therapeutic dogs at the dentist office Video included

 “Physiologically it also actually helps lower blood pressure; we can see cortisol levels go down in individuals when they're around animals,” says Christman.


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