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Man sentenced to 18 years in prison for fatal shooting near UWSP Video included

The man convicted of killing another man in what police called a drug deal gone bad near the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday.

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Veterans fly high in Stevens Point for Ageless Aviation Dreams Flight Video included

Nine area veterans flew across Portage County skies Wednesday morning. Korean, Vietnam, and World War II veterans had the chance to fly in a bi-plane at the Stevens Point Municipal Airport. 

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Armed robbery in Stevens Point Video included

A person was robbed at gunpoint early Tuesday morning in Stevens Point, according to a news release from the police department.

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Stevens Point adjusts to new furry officers Video included

Only two months on the job, the latest members of the Stevens Point Police Department are putting in work. 

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UPDATE: Veteran's bike recovered after Crime Stoppers report airs

A 90-year-old World War II veteran's stolen bike has been recovered.

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Portage Co. Crime Stoppers: Holiday shopping safety tips

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - ' Tis the season for gift-giving and for some -- taking. Portage County Crime Stoppers advises to use caution when shopping in stores and online.  

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$68,000 of heroin, meth found in Portage County bust

A 36-year-old Stevens Point man was arrested after police seized heroin and methamphetamine worth $68,000, the Stevens Point Police Department said Monday.

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Rain creates icy roads, knocks out power to hundreds in northern Wis.

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Icy roads, sidewalks and power lines remained a problem throughout central Wisconsin Monday morning.

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Verso Corp. considers sale of Duluth, Stevens Point mills

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) -- Verso Corporation says its restructuring could include mill closings, including those in Duluth and Stevens Point, Wis. More>>

Aug. 2015 Jefferson Award: Roseann DeBot

STEVENS POINT (WAOW)- Roseann DeBot has been involved with Operation Bootstrap in Stevens Point  since the 1960's helping needy families with food, clothing and shelter. More>>

Portage Co. Crime Stoppers: Leaf blower stolen

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - Portage County Crime Stoppers needs your help to find a bold thief who walked off with landscaping equipment in broad daylight. More>>

Portage Co. Crime Stoppers: Home invasion

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A threat scribbled in the gravel and a severed natural gas line created a potential tragedy for people living in a rural home on Highway WW in the Portage County last month. More>>

Portage Co. Crime Stoppers: Pop-a-Top burglary

BANCROFT (WAOW) - Portage County Crime Stoppers seeks help in solving a break-in at the Pop-a-Top pub on County Highway W in Bancroft.


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Food Fair on Thursday highlights local cuisine

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A food fair taking place Thursday celebrates food businesses and farmers with the main attraction being a potato bar, organizers say.

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Man accused of two murders convicted of arson Video included

WISCONSIN RAPIDS (WAOW) - A man already in prison and who is accused of killing a Wisconsin Rapids man more than five years ago and his wife in 1984 reached a plea deal Friday that convicted him of two more felonies, according to online court records. More>>

Portage County Crime Stoppers: Park vandals Video included

Sometime on the evening of Saturday May 17, vandals cause hundreds of dollars worth of damage to the Zenoff Park softball complex in Stevens Point. More>>

College students begin summer courses

More and more college students are taking five or six years to earn a four-year degree. More>>

Speciality team called to action during massive pileup

Cars were backed up for miles because Tuesday's massive pileup on Interstate 39 in Marathon County. More than 100 cars had to be rerouted as first responders worked to clear the scene. More>>

Eleven new record low temperatures observed Friday morning

Preliminary data from the National Weather Service indicates at least eleven new record lows were recorded early Friday morning. More>>

Where the Locals Eat: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

It's time for a three-meal journey across north-central Wisconsin to find where the locals eat.
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Radar Alert

Another round of winter weather

The National Weather Service will have widespread winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories across the state of Wisconsin active on Monday. More>>

In-depth: Walker's new book tells story of Act 10 saga

Gov. Scott Walker's new book comes out Tuesday. More>>

Tidbits from Walker's book: Stories from north central Wisconsin

To illustrate his points in his new book, Walker often cites stories of his interactions across the state, including north central Wisconsin. More>>

UWSP hosts Veterans Day ceremony

Dozens gathered inside the Dreyfus University Alumni Room.
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