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Winter Weather Advisory Wednesday morning for some
**A Winter Weather Advisory is posted for Wood, Portage, Waupaca, Waushara, Adams, Juneau, Monroe, and Jackson Counties Wednesday morning for expected slippery conditions. Clouds will stick around the area and will start to deliver light precipitation to especially the southern portion of the area b
Bridge work planned on State 22
Local motorists can expect to see crews on three bridges along State Highway 22, perhaps as early as 2019. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation plans to repair the following bridges:
High school: Tuesday's girls results
APPLETON - The Patriots gained an eight-point first-half lead and never looked back in their win over the Wildcats. Appleton East was led by Emily La Chapell with 18 points. Lily Wendland added 10 points.
Hortonville man sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexual exploitation of minors
GREEN BAY - A 42-year-old Hortonville man was sentenced Monday to 15 years in federal prison for the sexual exploitation of minors from multiple states and countries. Jason W. Junek, according to a press release from the United States Department of Justice, used social media messaging apps to send m
City to buy old church
The city of Waupaca is buying the former site of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church for $100,000, and seeking redevelopment proposals for it. “The city will close on it this month. The owner of the property wants it off his hands by the end of the year,” said Mayor Brian Smith.
LaHaie, Trevelyn Jean (Tarr)
Trevelyn Jean Tarr LaHaie, 88, of Peoria passed away November 29, 2018 at Buehler Home in Peoria. She was born January 1, 1930 in Waupaca, WI to Myron and Lucinda Tarr. She married Paul Daniel LaHaie on September 1st, 1949 in Elkhart, IN. They soon left for Japan as he was part of the US Occupation
Stevens Point listed among top college cities in America
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WAOW) — The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point and the city of Stevens Point were nationally recognized by Wallet Hub’s annual “Best College Towns and Cities in America” list.
Portage Co. district attorney makes Gov. elect’s criminal justice counsel
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WAOW) — Portage County District Attorney Louis Molepske is one of the 30 different people named to the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Counsel. Molepske has been in his position for six years.
Waupaca gets out in front early in win over West Salem
Onalaska, Wisc. (WXOW)- West Salem hosted Waupaca at the Omni Center on Saturday evening. Waupaca’s Cody Rasmussen scored within the first 30 seconds of the game, and Waupaca took control from there defeating West Salem 10-1.
Teen driver arrested for OWI after hitting Winnebago County Sheriff's Office squad car
TOWN OF CLAYTON - No one was injured after a teen driver slammed into a squad car during a snowstorm — but video footage depicting the early December crash is harrowing. Two Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office squad cars responded about 1:15 a.m. Dec. 2 to State 76 in the town of Clayton to help a car
Oshkosh man indicted in New London man's 2017 overdose death
GREEN BAY - A 39-year-old Oshkosh man was indicted in November in the fentanyl overdose death of a New London man, according to a statement from the U.S. Department of Justice.
A Portage County woman shares her story of being scammed this holiday season
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WAOW) — Kim Sorenson was scammed three separate times for more than $2,000 since Black Friday. Scammers are extremely active during the holiday season, especially closer to Christmas.
Wisconsin Veterans Home at King observes 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack
KING (WLUK) -- Wisconsin Veterans Home in King honored the lives lost during the Pearl Harbor attack, 77 years ago. The remembrance ceremony held Friday also included music played by the Waupaca High School Band.
Ex-NFL player Clint Kriewaldt to take team approach to Outagamie County sheriff job
APPLETON - Being a team player is in Clint Kriewaldt's blood. From playing in the NFL, to coaching student-athletes, to his upcoming role as the new Outagamie County sheriff, Kriewaldt says he doesn't know how to be any different.
United Way of Portage County will hold Victory Celebration Dec. 12
STEVENS POINT – United Way of Portage County will celebrate the end of the 2018 campaign at its annual Victory Celebration Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 4 p.m. at SentryWorld in Stevens Point.
Bill Berry: Recalling when citizens won and science deniers lost
STEVENS POINT — Wisconsin’s legislative chambers haven’t always been tainted by cynical and brazen abuses of power like those of last week. In fact, 50 years ago almost to this day, the Assembly chambers hosted a gathering of worldwide significance that gave citizens a voice. It was the site of the
Missing Plover Woman Found Safe
PLOVER — A woman reported missing since Nov. 28 has been located and found to be safe by the Plover Police Department. According to a Plover P.D. news release, Jodi Biser was found to be safe and at her location under her own free will, after being reported missing on Nov. 28.
UW-L Chancellor Joe Gow one of three UW chancellors not getting pay increase
The University of Wisconsin System’s governing board behind closed doors denied its longest-serving chancellor a performance raise, an action UW System President Ray Cross already warned of last month following UW-La Crosse Chancellor Joe Gow’s decision to invite a porn star to speak on campus.
High school: Saturday's sports results
KAUKAUNA - The Ghosts outscored the Trojans 44-33 in the second half to rally for the victory after trailing by eight at halftime in the Baird/Gustman Shootout at Kaukauna High School.
Clintonville boys’ basketball preview
Number of years as head coach: First season. Returning varsity athletes: Sam Wittman (12), Sean Finger (12), Presley Rosenow (11), Aiden Polzin (11), Returning letterman: Gerald Wood (12), Matthew Morse (12).