Many families are getting into the holiday spirit, which often includes sending Christmas cards. More>>
The mother of a girl involved in the case of a 6-year-old Colorado boy who was suspended for giving a classmate unwanted kisses says the school did the right thing.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The state Department of Natural Resources is outlining the steps a company looking to dig a huge iron mine in far northwestern Wisconsin will need to take bulk mineral samples. Gogebic Taconite wants to dig a 4 1/2-mile long open-pit iron mine in the Penokee Hills east of Mellen. The company submitted a plan to the DNR earlier this month that calls for remove 4,000 tons of rock from five sites for sampling. Larry Lynch is the DNR's mine project manager. He said in a st... More>>
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The number of Wisconsin workers who died on the job increased 28 percent last year, in part because of an increase in workplace shootings. Figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Wednesday showed 114 fatal work injuries in 2012 -- 25 more than the year before. Sixteen people were shot and killed by others while at work, compared to two in 2011. Five others shot and killed themselves. The report does not identify those killed at work, but several workplace sh... More>>
STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – The state Building Commission chaired by Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday approved money for the design of a new chemistry/biology building at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
WAUSAU (WAOW) – A pedestrian crossing a downtown street was hurt Tuesday when he was hit by a car as a stoplight changed to green for the traffic, the Wausau Fire Department said.
MADISON (WAOW) – Sartori Co., a cheese company with plants in Antigo and Plymouth, announced a $14 million expansion and renovation project that is expected to create about 50 new jobs. The project will allow the fourth-generation, family-owned company to update its Wisconsin plants, including the 100-year-old facility in Antigo, and expand its cheese-making capacity, President Jeff Schwager said Wednesday. The project is being partially financed with up to $394,500 in state tax credits ba... More>>
GREEN BAY (WAOW) - An Antigo man who a year ago was described by Langlade County authorities as the leader of a drug ring that included some central Wisconsin educators pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal drug charges.
Several students at Adams-Friendship Elementary School are dealing with skin irritation, headaches, and nausea, according to a letter posted on the district's website. More>>
Police say a college student found unconscious outside a neighbor's house in Duluth had been outdoors for more than nine hours in subzero temperatures and suffered severe hypothermia.
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