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SportScene 13 for Wednesday, February 13th

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) A busy Wednesday night on the hardwood as WIAC basketball teams vying for playoff position. Plus, prep boys basketball from the Cloverbelt, Dairyland and Dunn-St.Croix.


3 Wisconsin sisters give birth 5 days apart

MILWAUKEE — Three sisters from Wisconsin are celebrating becoming new moms after each gave birth five days apart. What’s even more incredible, they say their births are a sign from their mother who passed away just months ago.


Winter Rain Leads to Power Outages; Ice Covered and Flooded Roads

Vehicle Slide-Off Leads to Drug Arrest in Lincoln County. A vehicle slide-off in Lincoln County over the weekend resulted in a drug arrest. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Report, deputies were called to a report of an accident Friday morning in the town of Birch. While the driver, a 24 ye


Wisconsin girl fights off potential abductor with Valentine's candy

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (WITI) - Police in West Allis are investigating after a little girl was grabbed on her way to school Thursday morning. They say a Valentine's Day gift may have saved her life.


Illinois Democrats Ask Wisconsin Governor To Review Foxconn Plant Impact

(AP) — Illinois congressional Democrats have asked Wisconsin’s new Democratic governor to re-evaluate the environmental impact of a sprawling plant that Foxconn Technology Group plans to build near the states’ border, saying they are concerned it could exacerbate flooding in Chicago’s northern subur


Wisconsin woman among pilots of Thunderbirds Super Bowl Flyover

ATLANTA — A Wisconsin woman pilots one of the Thunderbird planes in a flyover before the start of Sunday’s Super Bowl. Michelle “Mace” Curran, 31, of Medford, was one of the six pilots who flew in formation over Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium just as singer Gladys Knight wrapped up her rendition of


Wisconsin drug bust leads to 9 arrests

Investigators from the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office carried out several Valentine's Day search warrants, seizing drugs, cash and guns. The bust led to the arrest of nine suspects.


Friday High School Scores & Saturday Schedule

WAUSAU, Wi (WSAU) Here is Fridays scoreboard and todays schedule:. DC Everest 89 Stevens Point 85 (OT) Merrill 77 Wisconsin Rapids 73 (OT)

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Wisconsin high school sorry for apparent blackface display

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) - The principal of a suburban Milwaukee high school says there will be consequences for students at a basketball game who displayed pictures of an opponent making it appear he was wearing blackface.


News analysis: Scott Walker’s Wisconsin Supreme Court pick is an anti-gay bigot with ethical baggage

Progressive groups and leaders are lambasting Republican Supreme Court nominee Brian Hagedorn as unqualified following revelations that he penned homophobic, misogynistic, racist and extremely partisan blog posts.


Wisconsin dentist arrested in connection to arson of boat house

A local dentist has been arrested for setting a neighbor's boat house on fire. According to a complaint, John Haag, 55, was arrested on Feb. 2 for arson. The complaint says the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department was called to a boat house fire near Bass Lake in New Richmond, Wisconsin, at about 4


Republican Leaders In Wisconsin Refuse To Recognize Colin Kaepernick During Black History Month

Senate GOP lawmakers say the celebrated athlete and activist is "too controversial" to be given a recognition. On Wednesday, Wisconsin Senate Republicans passed a resolution in Honor of Black History Month that failed to mention Milwaukee native Colin Kaepernick.


Wisconsin Rapids School District investigating bullying after post goes viral

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (WSAW) -- The Wisconsin Rapids School District is now investigating an incident of bullying, after a student has been reportedly receiving notes telling her to kill herself.


Wisconsin Public Service said phone scam is targeting customers

Wisconsin Public Service customers in Sheboygan, Green Bay and Marinette said they’ve received phone calls from scammers. About 60 customers and churches across northeast and north central Wisconsin reported receiving the calls.


White Wisconsin Republicans Force Colin Kaepernick's Name to Be Scrapped from Black History Month Celebration

Republicans lawmakers in Wisconsin successfully pushed to erase Colin Kaepernick from a state celebration for Black History Month, multiple news outlets report. The legislature’s black caucus initially included the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback in an annual resolution to honor prominent bla


Beto heading to Wisconsin and Illinois as 2020 decision nears

Beto O’Rourke is hitting the road again, this time for the Midwest. Following a massive rally in his hometown of El Paso, Texas, on Monday, the former Texas congressman and potential presidential candidate will visit with students at University of Wisconsin, Madison on Friday. He will then travel to


Wisconsin company aims to combat worker shortage

Minocqua, Wisc. (WAOW) — The founder of a Wisconsin grocery store put plans into motion to combat the shortage of workers. “We finally got to the point where we have to do something,” said Trig’s founder, Trygve Solberg.


Marshfield, Stratford wrestling headed back to state

Stratford wrestling will get a chance to make it a 3-peat at the state wrestling meet in Madison come the first of March. Marshfield will look to improve on their trip last year, where they bowed out to #3 Stoughton in the quarterfinals.


Stratford girls use strong first half to secure win

AUBURNDALE – The Stratford girls basketball team used a strong first half to claim the win against Auburndale Feb. 14 at Auburndale High School. Stratford dominated the first half, leaving with a score of 33-13; however, Auburndale held Stratford to only 18 points in the second half. It wasn’t enoug


2-14 Prep Roundup: Chi-Hi girls basketball earns share of eighth straight Big Rivers title with win over Menomonie

MENOMONIE — The Chi-Hi girls basketball team earned a share of its eighth consecutive Big Rivers Conference championship on Thursday with a 62-55 victory over Menomonie. Alexis Zenner and Caelan Givens each scored 18 points for the Cardinals (16-5, 10-1) while Aaliyah McMillan added 11 in the victor