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Angie's List: Carriage Houses Video included

The humble carriage house is more popular than ever, as homeowners find new ways to use them. 

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Thousands come to Lambeau Field for annual Festival of Lights celebration

The Packers and Festival Foods teamed up to help make this holiday season one to remember. The annual Festival of Lights and Lambeau Field tree lighting ceremony took place Saturday evening at the Lambeau Field Atrium.

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Wisconsin utility crews heading to St. Croix to bring back power.

Wisconsin utility linemen are heading to the U.S. Virgin Island of St. Croix to bring back power after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the area.  

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After daughter's passing, mother publishes book she wrote as a child Video included

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Lena Kay Rufus was only ten years old when she wrote, "Hoofen Floofen Island." 

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Eau Claire man completes dream of hiking Appalachian Trail 50 years in the making Video included

After decades of dreaming, an Eau Claire man turned ambition in to a reality. It's a feat almost 2,200 miles long, thousands of people venture, but few finish. 

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Grannies Got Game Video included

The grannies of the La Crosse area are reliving their glory days.  " It's like the past meets the future, and I just love that," Teammate Lu Miller said. " We thought you graduate from high school, and it is all over," President of Granny Basketball Barb Trammel said. But, that is not the case for these ladies who model the game after the 1920's era.  " There is no running, no jumping, and no physical contact," Trammel said. One of the most... More>>

UW women's studies professor weighs in on #MeToo's place in history Video included

As Time Magazine named its Person of the Year "The Silence Breakers," a UW Madison women's studies professor says this cultural shift is opening the door for women to tell their stories. 

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Eat holiday cookies and not gain weight by following 9 simple tips Video included

With holiday parties and extra baked goods in full swing this time of the year, it's easy to pack on the pounds. Experts have few tips, so you can enjoy the holidays, and not gain a belly like Santa Claus going into the new year. 

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Virtual School: Madison Ballet high school student turns to virtual classes to pursue dreams Video included

MADISON (WKOW)-- As Madison Ballet prepares for another Nutcracker season, some high schoolers are changing how they study, to deal with the demanding schedule.   "I feel like it's given me a lot of maturity," Maurissa Powell said.  The 16-year-old started dancing at three and has made the necessary sacrifices to make it on stage. "It's always been my passion, so I feel I would take performing in the Nutcracker any day over going to the prom,"...

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Bars trade big brand beer taps for more craft selections Video included

Statistics from the Brewer's Association in 2016 showed that with 5,005 breweries in the United States, 99-percent are small operations run by independent craft brewers.

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How you can keep your house safe as you hang the lights and decorations Video included

Christmas trees and twinkling lights can always add that extra sparkle during the holiday season, but Eau Claire Fire Department is reminding the public about safety hazards that can come with the tinsel and blinking bulbs.

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UPDATE: Vehicle hits state Capitol in Madison Video included

A DOA spokesperson says it appears the driver had a medical event that led to the crash. There is no reported damage to the Capitol building. 

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Wisconsin winemaker's take on brandy old fashioned Video included

Old fashioneds are among the favorite for cocktails in Wisconsin.  

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Angie's List: Carpet clean-up stain removing secrets Video included

Have you ever tried to clean coffee out of your carpet? How about wine… or even blood? It’s no easy task.

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"Turf guy" gets nod on social media Video included

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The sting of the Wisconsin Badgers' loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes was comforted for some by a hardworking groundskeeper.  

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UPDATE: Missing girl's body found in North Carolina creek Video included

Authorities say they believe they have found the remains of a missing 3-year-old.

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Local group helps people sign up for 2018 Healthcare Open Enrollment Video included

Covering Wisconsin is a Madison-based organization that is ready to assist people who need to sign up before the December 15, 2017 healthcare open enrollment deadline.

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Construction underway at Plymouth UCC in Eau Claire Video included

Last year, Plymouth United Church of Christ suffered a devastating loss. But now, walls for this sanctuary are rising from the ashes. Plymouth UCC burned down after it was struck by lighting in September of 2016. Over the past year, the church has worked with architects to design a new building, which Reverend David Huber estimates will cost nearly $1.5 Mil.

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Senate passes GOP tax plan Video included

Early Saturday morning the U.S. Senate passed the Republican tax reform bill along party lines.

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Top holiday looks for men Video included

Saturday morning on Wake Up Wisconsin, Bonnie Hertel from Johnson Creek Premium Outlets showed us four holiday looks for men.  

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City and county officials want mandated sexual harassment training Video included

Sexual harassment training is being talked about for lawmakers, including Madison city alders.  

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Marathon Co. courtroom dedicated to March 22 shooting victim Video included

A courtroom in Marathon County has been dedicated to one of the four victims killed during the March 22 shooting rampage in the greater Wausau area.

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Jason Pero's teacher keeps one of his last essays as a memory Video included

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In honor of 14-year-old Jason Pero, who was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Odanah early last month, friends and family are gathering this weekend to share Jason's message. 

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Cornell family surprised with a free new car from local dealership Video included

A deserving Cornell family got the surprise of a lifetime on Friday, thanks to a local holiday tradition.  

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WIAA rescinds high school basketball shot clock vote; what does that mean for the sport?

The WIAA Board of Control rescinded its June decision to implement a 35 second shot clock to high school varsity basketball Friday morning in Stevens Point. 

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Single mother's plea to save Christmas after her children's gifts are stolen Video included

A single mother of three in Madison is trying to figure out how her kids will be able to open gifts on Christmas morning after the presents were stolen.

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Badgers fans head to Big Ten Fan Fest Video included

The Badgers football team arrived in Indianapolis on Friday and so did Badgers fans. Part of the festivities include the Big Ten Championship Fan Fest.

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Injured Packers QB Aaron Rodgers returning to practice

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Aaron Rodgers' return is a go. The Green Bay Packers' two-time MVP quarterback, who was placed on injured reserve after breaking his right collarbone Oct. 15 against Minnesota, is on track to practice Saturday, coach Mike McCarthy said. 

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Merrill Fire Department Battalion Chief reflects on service before retirement Video included

A Merill Battalion Chief Mike Drury is walking out of the Fire Department doors after 35 years of service on December 8.  

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Angie's List: The Disappearing Dining Room Video included

The Disappearing Dining Room Whether you call it dinner or supper, only 23 percent of us are spending our evening meal gathered around a proper dinner table in space designed just for that purpose. 

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No. 9 Wisconsin loses extra point in shootout against No. 17 Michigan

After 11 goals scored by the Badgers, the Wisconsin men's hockey team came away with three points in the conference standings after a 4-4 tie and loss in a shootout to No. 17 Michigan Saturday at the Kohl Center. 

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Angie's List: Pre-fabricated homes can be 'fabulous'

 When many people hear “prefabricated” or “modular” in relation to houses, they picture trailers or hastily built tract homes.

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Joe's Story: Homeless but Hopeful Video included

Joe said of all the cities and states he's been homeless in, Eau Claire is his favorite. He said the city has the best resources and services and is finally able to get the mental health and substance abuse help he needs. 

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Daybreak Does It: La Crosse Segway Tour Video included

We are starting a new segment on News 19 Daybreak called Daybreak Does It. Dustin Luecke, Brittany Lake and Madeline Sky go out into the La Crosse community and try different activities and show you what they're all about. Our first Daybreak Does It episode has the Daybreak Crew trying out the La Crosse Segway Tour.

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Nine-year-old with cancer wants cards for his last Christmas Video included

Nine-year-old Jacob Thompson has one simple request, he's asking for cards for his last Christmas.

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Tips to keep your family safe from carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide is responsible for killing three in Sawyer County and sickening five people in Rice Lake in just two hours this past weekend according to officials. So how do you stay safe?

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Madison woman takes aim a local religious leader over email to priests Video included

A Madison woman started an online petition, calling for the removal of Bishop Robert Morlino from the Diocese of Madison.

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Angie's List: Don't Be Lazy About Those Leaves Video included

Fall may be the most beautiful time of the year, and many places have made leaf watching a tourism windfall, but the leaves aren’t as pretty when they’re ankle-deep in the yard.

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SLIDESHOW: First snowfall of the season arrives

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Winter isn't just coming - it's here. 

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Angie's List: Removing Lead Safely

October 25th through 31st is Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and we’re marking it with this homeowner alert for anyone with a house built before 1978.

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Angie's List: Harmony in Renovation Video included

ANGIE'S LIST (WKOW) -- When the Haan family sold their spacious home to fund the massive remodel of a house built in 1865, communication between the couple became the number one priority. 

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Tropical paradise? No, just a home in Waukesha County Video included

You might think it's a room in the tropics...

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Students to Service program brings dentists to underserved areas

More than 300 Wisconsin cities are in need of dentists. The Students to Service Loan Repayment Program is looking to change that. 

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Fall season offers more activities and picturesque scenes in Door Co.

It's officially fall in Wisconsin, and that ushers in another crowd of tourists to Door County. 

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Angie's List: Energy Hogs in Your Home

Good news from energy experts: Warmer temperatures and lower fuel prices should cut down heating costs this winter, but they still warn against cranking up the heat.

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Get your dose of outer space in Oshkosh

Soon the Aviation Museum at EAA is going to be mission control for its annual Space Day. 

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Open enrollment in Wisconsin begins Feb. 1

Parents have a 3 week window to apply to send their children to any school district in the state. More>>

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