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New students at UW-Stevens Point participate in longtime tradition

New students at UW-Stevens Point are officially Pointers after participating in a longtime tradition.  More>>

Consumer advocates warn college students about being targets of identity theft Video included

Many students heading back to college are busy with books and moving into dorms.  More>>

Man accused of two murders convicted of arson

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>>

New students move in to UW-Stevens Point Video included

It's back to school time for college students. New students moved in to their dorms at UW-Stevens Point Thursday.   More>>

Dogs on goose patrol Video included

Gaggles of geese are still making a mess in one area park. Stevens Point city leaders have come up with a unique way to scare them off the shore. Now, people are wondering who let the dogs out?
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New photos released of wanted felon Video included

Investigators have released new photos of a convicted felon on the run, according to Vilas County officials. More>>

UPDATE: Power being restored in central Wisconsin

Power is slowly being restored to customers in central Wisconsin after storms rolled through overnight. More>>

Dozens of people hit the water while overcoming obstacles Video included

Hitting the water is a popular summertime activity. But for some, it's nearly impossible and only a dream. That's why one local group has taken it into their own hands to make that dream a reality. More>>

3 finalists picked for Stevens Point fire chief Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – Three finalists have been picked to become the next Stevens Point fire chief, and one is the department's current interim chief. More>>

UPDATE: Man pleads not guilty in 1984 death Video included

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STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A central Wisconsin man now in prison for burglary has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife three decades ago.

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"New" SentryWorld has auction for first golfers Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - An online auction started Tuesday to determine the first 72 golfers who get to tee off at the newly renovated SentryWorld.

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Insanity plea in Stevens Point baseball bat attack Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A 33-year-old Plover man pleaded insanity Monday in the baseball bat beating death of his 77-year-old stepfather. More>>

Man accused in bat beating stands mute Video included

A 34-year-old Plover man accused of hitting his girlfriend with a baseball bat and tying her to a towel rack during a domestic dispute stood mute before a judge Monday when he was asked to enter pleas to six felonies, according to online Portage County court records. More>>

A fresh start to a new school year Video included

 Another school year is right around the corner. That means students are stocking up on school supplies. But, it can get expensive. That's why one local program is coming together, to give back.
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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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