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Crews battle silo fire in Stratford

A silo is severely damaged after a fire in Marathon County.

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UPDATE: Missing inmate returns to Marathon Co. jail Video included

 A Marathon County inmate who was missing is back behind bars, according to an official with the Marathon County Jail.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Digging deeper into assaults at Lincoln Hills Video included

We haven't heard the end of assaults at Lincoln Hills. 

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Cash reward offered for Stevens Point school bomb threat Video included

A bomb threat written on a high school bathroom stall prompted staff to offer a cash reward for any information about the incident, according to the Stevens Point Area School District. 

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Two taken to hospital after Shawano kitchen fire

Shawano police say a tenant in an apartment building fell asleep with food cooking on her stove, causing a fire Wednesday afternoon.

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UPDATE: At least one hurt in Madison shooting

According to Madison Chief Mike Koval's blog, the victim is a a 27-year-old man.

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WAKE UP: Three topics to tackle during the holidays Video included

The holiday season is all about spending time with your family and friends, but sometimes it can cause stress. 

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TALKING TURKEY: Second graders on how to cook a Thanksgiving bird, thankfulness Video included

The second graders in Mrs. Maciaz's class have some interesting recipes.

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Residents affected by Harvey prepare for Thanksgiving

Residents of the Texas Gulf Coast are celebrating Thanksgiving in any way they can almost three months after Hurricane Harvey slammed into the region. 

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Invasive species threaten Wisconsin River

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says an invasive fish species has been found in the Wisconsin River. 

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Salvation Army feeds the hungry in annual Thanksgiving tradition Video included

While most people will dig into a traditional turkey dinner Thursday, others enjoyed one Wednesday instead.

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Local experts weigh in on net neutrality Video included

The future of the internet is on the verge of changing.

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Northwoods woman, 65, found dead in Upper Michigan Video included

BESSEMER, Mich. (WAOW) - A 65-year-old Woodruff, Wis., woman was found dead in the area of Rainbow Falls on Friday, Gogebic County Under Sheriff Ross Solberg said. 

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Wisconsin school bus crash sends some students to hospital Video included

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) -- A school bus crash has sent some students to the hospital in western Wisconsin. 

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Wisconsin DNR: Deer license sales down heading into opener Video included

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- New state Department of Natural Resources data shows hunters purchased fewer licenses heading into the opening days of Wisconsin's traditional nine-day gun deer season than last year.

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USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty to sexual assault charges

LANSING, MICH. (ABC)-- The sports doctor accused of molesting young athletes while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty today to multiple charges of sexual assault. 

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New foundation for Stevens Point Marine gives vets "alternative medicine"

The family of a Stevens Point Marine who died from a prescription drug overdose at the Tomah VA Hospital said Wednesday they are raising money to make sure such a tragedy never happens again.

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Portage County Crime Stoppers: Thieves and unlocked cars Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - Police say thieves broke into 23 cars and trucks - thanks to some trusting and careless owners.

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Company fires about 50 workers for refusing to get flu shot

A Minnesota-based health system has fired about 50 employees who refused to get a flu shot.

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Lincoln County Petsaver: Homeless turtle Video included

MERRILL (WAOW) - A Red Eared Slider is our featured Petsaver for Wednesday.

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Barron County father arrested in child's death

HAUGEN, Wis. (AP) -- Barron County sheriff's investigators are recommending reckless homicide charges against the father of a 3-month-old child who died last July. 

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Stevens Point man ruled incompetent in bizarre bank box case

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A judge Wednesday ruled a homeless Stevens Point man accused of putting a bag containing a dead cat, a loaf of bread and a dollar bill wrapped around a rock into a bank deposit box was incompetent and his sentencing must be delayed, according to online Portage County court records. 

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Altoona sixth grader one of three finalists to present game ball at Super Bowl Video included

Eau Claire (WQOW) - An Altoona sixth grader has the chance to present the game ball at this year's Super Bowl. She just needs your votes. 

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Mother of teen killed in crash meets children her son saved Video included

Da'Quan Nichols-Cox, 14, gave the gift of life to several children after being killed in a crash two years ago.

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Newsline 9's thankful thoughts Video included

Reporters and anchors from Newsline 9 offered thoughts of thanks the day before Thanksgiving. 

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