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California man is 20th suspect convicted in central Wis. meth ring Video included

A California man is the 20th person convicted in a drug conspiracy that sold nearly 130 pounds of methamphetamine worth about $6 million in Wisconsin in an "effort to create more addicts and therefore more customers," U.S. Attorney Scott Blader said Friday. 


Snowmobilers hit the trails in Vilas Co. Video included

The snowmobile trails opened in Vilas County Friday at 5 p.m.


Drive sober or get pulled over initiative kicks off in Wisconsin Video included

More officers will be on patrol this holiday season, to crack down on drunken driving.  The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign kicks off Dec. 15 and runs through Jan 1. The initiative is hosted by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.  The purpose is to help decrease the number of drunken drivers behind the wheel.  Officers said if you've have too much to drink to call a cab or designate a sober driver at the beginning of the night.  "It's buildi...


Mosinee couple handcrafts winter gear from basement Video included

A Mosinee couple is warming people up from their very own basement.


Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to marry May 19 on FA Cup day


Kensington Palace says the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be held on May 19. More>>

$15,000 donation boosts Merrill bell-ringing campaign

MERRILL (WAOW) - The Salvation Army's bell-ringing campaign to raise at least $37,000 this Christmas season got a big boost Friday - a $15,000 check. 


Marshfield Clinic gets OK to build $35 million hospital in Minocqua Video included

Nearly a year after Marshfield Clinic announced plans to build a new 12-bed hospital just minutes away from an existing one that opened in this tourist town in 1954, the project got government approval to proceed. 


Crib, toddler mattresses recalled due to fire hazard

More than 23,000 crib and toddler mattresses sold in 2016 have been recalled because they don't meet federal flammability standards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.


Kids pack Christmas dinner baskets for needy Video included

Students from Evergreen Elementary School are doing their part to help spread holiday cheer this year.


Second Iola teen going to prison for drug robbery in Stevens Point Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A second Iola teenager was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Friday for an armed robbery that involved a gunshot at a Stevens Point apartment, according to online Portage County court records.


VIRAL VIDEO: Minnesota student skates to class Video included

This might be the most mid-west thing to happen so far this winter.


Big cat scare prompts Jefferson Co. elementary school to call off recess Video included

Outdoor recess is back at a Wisconsin elementary school after video shot on school grounds cancelled recess Tuesday.


Enchanted Forest shows off hundreds of Christmas trees Video included

Every year Portage County students spend months of planning and decorating to create a winter wonderland.


How to score the best deals on Free Shipping Friday

Find out what retailers are offering free shipping today, and which ones require special promo codes at checkout in order to access the free shipping.


Bad River community members seek answers, change in wake of teen shooting

It's been about a month since the officer involved shooting, that killed a 14-year-old Odanah boy, and the Bad River community is still searching for answers.


Vilas Co. snowmobile trails to open Friday night

Public snowmobile trails will open in Vilas County Friday, according to the county's Parks and Recreation Department.


Trump says Republican Roy Moore should concede Alabama race

President Donald Trump is calling on Republican Roy Moore to concede after he lost the Alabama Senate race.


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