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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary teaches people about boating safety Video included

Saturday is the first day of Safe Boating Week.  The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary was teaching people about boating safety Saturday at Mendota County Park.  It was also the 75th anniversary of Madison One. Madison One helps boaters with everything from a tow in to performing vessel safety checks.

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Bloomer High School student graduates with perfect attendance Video included

A perfect week at school is hard, but what about a perfect month, or year?   In Bloomer, a graduating senior can boast about a perfect 13 years!  

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Digging Deeper: Shortage of volunteer EMS workers in rural areas

Many companies that provide medical service in rural areas are having trouble finding volunteers.

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Husband, wife and daughter graduate together from Mid-State Technical College Video included

The Wisconsin Rapids Mid-State gymnasium was packed Thursday evening for graduation.

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Local artist, 6, shares talent to spread kindness in Eau Claire Video included

One of Eau Claire's littlest residents is making a big impact on the community by spreading kindness through art. 

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Superior Finance Committee approves funding for take-home squad program Video included

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The city's Finance Committee recently approved funding for the department to purchase three cars to kick-start the take-home fleet. 

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25th annual River Clean Up protects area wildlife Video included

A group of volunteers, keeping a 25-year commitment, rolled up their sleeves to clean the Mississippi River on Saturday.

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Angie's List: Dog walking

Being away from home all day to work doesn’t mean your four-legged friend needs to be all alone. In today’s Angie’s List report, we’ll hear about dog-walking services.

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Mother's Day 2018 study: 40 percent of moms fake reactions to gifts Video included

If your mom's reaction to your Mother's Day gift doesn't feel genuine, your hunch might be right. 

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UW grads face challenges, looking forward to the future Video included

UW graduates seated during the 2018 spring commencement ceremony at Camp Randall. UW graduates seated during the 2018 spring commencement ceremony at Camp Randall.

UW-Madison introduced its class of 2018 Saturday during the spring commencement ceremony at Camp Randall.

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UPDATE: ABC'S David Muir, other leaders, address UW-Madison graduation Saturday Video included

Nearly 7,500 people have graduated in the University of Wisconsin-Madison's 2018 spring commencement ceremonies this weekend. 

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Wisconsin Republicans endorse Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate Video included

The Republican Party of Wisconsin Saturday formally endorsed state Sen. Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate.   

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Wausau man breaks Guinness World Record Video included

A Wausau man broke the Guinness World Record for the most t-shirts worn while running a half marathon.

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Paul Ryan warns of 'blue wave' at Wisconsin GOP convention

House Speaker Paul Ryan is warning fellow Republicans in his farewell speech at the Wisconsin state party convention that a "blue wave" could wipe out GOP advancements made since Donald Trump became president.

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Spending spring in Door County Video included

Courtesy: Door County Visitors' Bureau Courtesy: Door County Visitors' Bureau

If you're looking for a little getaway, you don't have to look past Wisconsin.  Door County is a great spot for many in the spring. 

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Firefighters issue warning about dehumidifiers Video included

With all our recent rain, you may have had your dehumidifier going. Firefighters are now sending out a warning after those devices caused two house fires in the past week. 

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David Muir goes one-on-one with 27 News ahead of UW-Madison Commencement address Video included

ABC World News Tonight anchor David Muir will be giving the Commencement address to UW-Madison graduates Saturday.

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Gov. Walker proposes buying more public land for hunting and fishing

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Governor Scott Walker asked the Natural Resource Board to purchase more public land for hunting and fishing. 

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Sen. Johnson: One U.S. Senate candidate should "step down" after GOP Convention Video included

Senator Ron Johnson has hinted that after the Republican Party of Wisconsin's State Convention in Milwaukee  this weekend, the “weaker” GOP candidate for U.S. Senate should step down from the race.

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Medical mystery finally explained Video included

A Mount Horeb mom lived with medical problems for years with no explanation as to what was happening to her. 

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Mother and daughter celebrate National Nurses Week in Eau Claire Video included

It's National Nurses Week, and what better way to celebrate than with family? Over at HSHS Sacred Heart in Eau Claire a newly registered nurse is following in her mother's footsteps. 

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Road construction won't stop 7th annual Ribfest in Eau Claire Video included

Swimrite Pools and Spas is hosting its 7th annual Ribfest this weekend, come rain or shine or road construction. 

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TSA reminds passengers about luggage regulations Video included

As airport traffic picks up, security is making sure passengers know the rules at check point areas. 

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Beyond Borders: La Crosse man turns travel passion into water project Video included

A La Crosse man's mission to see all seven continents and seven Wonders of the World lead him to explore a new path that's bringing health benefits to kids while breaking down boundaries.

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Area athletes prepare for Special Olympics USA Games Video included

After a tryout in 2017, 54 athletes were given the exciting news that they would be making the trip to Washington for the competition. Training started shortly after. 

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Eye in the Sky: Drone helps crews respond to refinery explosion

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The Superior Police Department credits a drone for helping fire crews determine a plan of action during the Husky Energy Refinery Fire.  

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Invasive Jumping Worms could threaten your plants Video included

Attention gardeners: A slimy pest could be threatening your plants, but News 18 has some tips on how to prevent them.

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Angie's List: Deciding on an interior designer Video included

Most of us don’t think twice about calling in a pro when the roof starts to leak or the basement needs to be painted, but what about when you decide to make over a room or even your entire house?

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Making poke bowls at home Video included

With the weather breaking, we wanted to share a recipe with you that is the epitome of freshness.  

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Sweet or savory brunch dishes to make for mom on Mother's Day Video included

Mother's Day is about two weeks away.  A great way to show mom that you care is by cooking something for her.   

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Angie's List: Should you DIY your lawn or hire out?

Yardwork is a labor of love for some, but these days it’s common to see a professional crew instead of your neighbor out mowing and clipping.

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Angie's List: Spring Irrigation Video included

A good irrigation and sprinkler system can keep your lawn and landscaping healthy, but you want to make the best use of your resources. 

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Wisconsin family photo captures international attention Video included

Courtesy: Jerry Huffman Courtesy: Jerry Huffman

Jerry Huffman and his family had been trying to identify a woman seen in a photo with Huffman's father on the last day of World War II, but had no luck -- until now. 

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Wisconsin author shares essay on Door Co. experience Video included

Author J.F. Riordan had a special treat for us on Wake Up Wisconsin Weekend.  

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The UW Athletic Board approves contact extensions for four coaches through 2023

The UW Athletic Board met Friday afternoon and approved the following recommendations of the UW Department of Athletics regarding contracts for winter sports head coaches.

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Digging Deeper: Wisconsin dairy farmers struggle with low milk prices, tight labor

While more and more milk is being produced across the state, many farmers are struggling to survive.

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Angie's List: Garage remodeling Video included

Your home’s garage has evolved from its humble origins as a vehicle storage area. In today’s Angie’s List report, we’ll see how creative design and organization can create the garage space of your dreams.

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Badgers practice after spring game cancellation Video included

Instead of playing in the spring game, which was cancelled, the Badgers practiced indoors on Friday night.

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Montee Ball partners with UW to educate student athletes on mental health and support services Video included

Former Wisconsin and NFL running back Montee Ball is back making an impact on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. He is partnering with the universities athletics department creating the Montee Ball Fund ball confirmed with WKOW on Friday.

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La Crosse and the Oscars: You may recognize his face, but don't know his name Video included

The 90th Academy Awards are Sunday, March 4.  You can see the "Oscars" on WXOW. For the past few years, we've introduced you to someone, or something from La Crosse with some kind of Hollywood connection.  

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Miss Wood Violet stops by Wake Up Wisconsin Weekend Video included

Tianna Vanderhei is no stranger to the Miss Wisconsin organization or Wake Up Wisconsin Weekend.  

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Kittens audition to be cops Video included

Many police departments have K9 units, but officers in Michigan want to add felines to their ranks.  

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Angie's List: Three D-I-Y projects for Spring Video included

Believe it or not, spring isn’t far off, and there might be some household projects you need to tackle.

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Bo Ryan Helps Raise Money for Coaches vs. Cancer Video included

Former Wisconsin men's basketball coach Bo Ryan and a list of ESPN sportscasters attended the 11th annual Coaches vs. Cancer Wisconsin Gala Saturday night at the Monona Terrace. 

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Angie's List: Cleaning up after a flood Video included

In today’s Angie’s List report, what to do when the water rises inside your home.

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Angie's List: Sod vs. Seed Video included

It doesn’t matter if you’re in a newly built home with no lawn or an older home with patchy spots of grass here and there, you have two options to turn your yard into a lush, green showplace your neighbors will envy: sod or seed. 

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Badgers tight ends prepare to replace Fumagalli Video included

 Last season's leading receiver, Troy Fumagalli, is off to the NFL. So, the Wisconsin Badgers will look to a committee of tight ends to replace his production.

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TackleBar trying to change youth football Video included

A Minnesota company is in Middleton this weekend, trying to promote a new way for kids to play tackle football at the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association conference.

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Bucks' Antetokounmpo out for Bulls game with ankle sprain

All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo will miss the Milwaukee Bucks' home game Friday night against the Chicago Bulls with a sprained right ankle.    The Bucks ruled out Antetokounmpo earlier Friday.    

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Angie's List: Using technology to secure your home

You probably know your security system can monitor your alarms and locks, but increasingly, home automation can be tied into a single network controlled by your security interface.

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Antetokounmpo scores 26, Bucks beat Raptors 122-119 in OT

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points and 12 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks snapped Toronto's seven-game win streak with a 122-119 overtime victory against the Raptors on Friday night.   

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Wausau area teens support victims in Florida shooting

Wausau-area high schools joined together Wednesday to support the Florida shooting victims and those impacted.

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Angie's List: Getting the most value of what you put into your home

Some home projects can increase your value, others can preserve it, and some might not be worth the money you spend on them. 

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Angie's List: Off-season home selling

If you’re planning to sell your home this year, you might want to hurry. That’s right, it could be easier to sell your home in the winter rather than the spring, summer or fall.

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Antetokounmpo, Terry lead Bucks over Magic

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and Jason Terry came off the bench to score 11 points in the second half in the Milwaukee Bucks' 111-104 victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday night.

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WI Lawmaker renews call for bill requiring increased security at gun shops

Following three gun shop burglaries this week, Rep. Lisa Subeck, D-Madison, renewed her call Wednesday for a hearing on a bill that would require guns be secured when gun shops are closed.

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Angie's List: Car Lifts

ANGIE'S LIST (WKOW) -- Even if you have a two-car garage, you can fit a third or even fourth car in your garage without adding any room, just by using the space overhead. 

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Angie's List: Radiant Flooring is hot trend

Getting “cold feet” before your wedding doesn’t happen in the literal sense, but getting them each morning after crawling out of a warm bed is annoying. 

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Wisconsin ends slump, beats Illinois 75-50

Ethan Happ scored 16 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out five assists Friday night as Wisconsin broke out of an offensive to beat Illinois 75-50.

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Birkebeiner's organizers last day to decide race fate

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It all comes down to today for the American Birkebeiner. Race officials will meet at 11 a.m. to determine if the snow and trail conditions will allow them to hold tomorrow's ski race as planned. 

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