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Recent articles by Heather:

UPDATE: Missing Wisconsin Rapids girl found safe

Wisconsin Rapids Police are asking for the public’s help locating an 11-year-old girl. → Read More

Suspect who arrived in canoe, stole motorboat arrested near Mosinee

A 24-year-old man is facing criminal charges after he’s accused of stealing a boat from a private dock and driving away. → Read More

Kwik Trip announces new mobile ordering, free delivery through June 30

Kwik Trip is offering free delivery on all orders through the Kwik Rewards app until June 30. → Read More

Husband, wife injured in bear attack after animal breaks into home, authorities say

A Wisconsin couple is recovering after a bear attacked them while they were inside their home. → Read More

Kwik Trip says customers wanting coffee need to bring their own cup

Kwik Trip customers will need to bring their own coffee cups due to a supply chain issue. → Read More

Wausau man named finalist to be posthumously inducted into Packer Fan Hall of Fame

A Wausau man is one of 10 finalists for the Packers Fan Hall of Fame. David Guld was nominated by his wife, Angela. He died in September 2020. → Read More

Packers donate $270K to victims of Waukesha Parade tragedy

The Green Bay Packers have donated a total of $270,650 to the victims of the Waukesha parade tragedy. → Read More

HIV cases continue to decline in Wisconsin according to latest health report

Over the past 10 years, the number and rate of new HIV diagnoses in Wisconsin have declined according to the latest surveillance report for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. → Read More

Wisconsin schools that teach sex education must now explain state’s Safe Haven law

Schools that teach human growth and development will now be required to also explain the state’s Safe Haven law. → Read More

$20,000 reward offered for information leading to arrest of Christopher Anderson; community asked to contribute to fund

Authorities say a number of factors helped them quickly identify a homicide victim’s ex-boyfriend as the suspect in her death. → Read More

Wendy’s offers free breakfast sandwiches Aug. 13-14

Friday, Aug. 13 and Saturday, Aug. 14, Wendy’s customers can start their day with good fortune in the form of a free Sausage, Egg & Swiss or Bacon, Egg & Swiss Croissant. → Read More

Face coverings will be required for all at UWSP campuses, effective Monday

Due to high transmission rates of COVID-19, the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point will require all staff and students to wear facing covering beginning Monday. → Read More

Trial ordered for suspect in Marshfield native’s 2008 murder

The man charged with killing a University of Wisconsin-Madison student and Marshfield native in 2008 has been found competent to stand trial. → Read More

UW System awards $1 million in scholarships to 267 students

Nearly 270 University of Wisconsin System students will share $1 million in scholarships under the new Wisconsin Regents Opportunity Scholarship program. → Read More

Armed homicide suspect sought by authorities in Oneida County

The Oneida County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a man they believe is the suspect in a homicide. → Read More

Gov. Evers: $3M earmarked for King VA cemetery expansion

The King cemetery is Wisconsin’s first state veterans cemetery. It opened in June of 1888 with the burial of a Civil War veteran. → Read More

Gov. Evers announces application dates for new small business recovery grants

The application period for new small business grants aimed at helping businesses hardest hit by the pandemic, including those that opened in 2020 are now open through June 7. → Read More

Father charged, warrant issued for mom in death of 1-year-old Lincoln County boy

A 25-year-old man is facing criminal charges for the death of his son. The boy died Nov. 12, 2020. → Read More

Cousins born on same day at Eau Claire hospital

Siblings Jacob Luttropp and Katie Ross now have much more in common than sharing an employer, they now have children that share a birthday. → Read More

State unveils ‘crisis card’ to aid kids in mental health conflicts

The Office of Children’s Mental Health is hoping Wisconsin parents and caregivers take advantage of a new tool to support children in a time of crisis. → Read More