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Wisconsin DNR assessing winter deer kill

Wisconsin wildlife officials are using road-kill and radio-tracking data to assess the harsh winter's effect on the state's deer herd. More>>

Motorcycle hit-and-run leaves one injured

Motorcycle hit-and-run leaves one injured

Pierce Co. Sheriff (Press Release) - On Saturday, April 19, the Pierce County Sheriff's office was notified of a motorcycle crash involving two motorcycles in the township of Trenton. The location was County Road VV, half a mile south of Hwy. 35 in Hager City. A motorcycle driven by Benjamin Bremer, 26, of Red Wing, was attempting to enter County Road VV from the Border Lounge parking lot. A second motorcycle described as a maroon in color hit Benjamin's motorcycle and fled the scene. Benjami... More>>

Local business turns up the heat on the popularity of glass blowing Video included

Eau Claire (WQOW) -A new business opened up this weekend and brought some heat to the south side of Eau Claire. The beauty behind glass blowing builds on a breathtaking shape where fire meets the glass to transform it into fine art. Michael Roe, the owner of Black Thumb Glass, said, "We can spin it out, we can wig-wag it back and forth." Ryan Smith, an employee at Black Thumb Glass, said, "Oh it's amazing, but it's so hard to explain. I just loved the fire just melting the glass and watchin... More>>

Hundreds of kids scramble at Action City's annual Easter egg hunt Video included

Eau Claire (WQOW) - A local business welcomed kids indoors today for a twist on the traditionalEasteregg hunt. More than 200 kids showed up for the 2nd annualEasterEgg Hunt at Action City. Nestled inside some of the eggs were goodies that ranged from arcade tokens to all day unlimited play passes. One egg hunter went home with 60,000 tickets. Alison Nutt, from Woodville, Wis., said, "I kind of feel lucky I got the big numbers. And I just feel happy that I can get some big things that I wan... More>>

Sleeping girl killed after car drives into home

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Officials say a 16-year-old Southern California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his SUV into her home. More>>

Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

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Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. More>>

Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43

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Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43. More>>

Girl Scouts hand out cookies to returning troops

About 75 U.S. troops who landed at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport this weekend got a sweet surprise from local Girl Scouts. More>>

Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

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Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the... More>>

Polk County deputy laid to rest Saturday Video included

St. Croix Falls (WQOW) - Hundreds gathered in St. Croix Falls to give their final farewells to Deputy Mike Seversen. He died due to complications of a gunshot wound earlier this week. He was shot in the line of duty 23 years ago and was left paralyzed. Mark Seversen, Mike’s brother, said, "We wish you were here,” referring to his brother, Mike, who passed away on April 14. A brother. A friend. A hero. A man many will always remember as courageous, resilient and humble. Jayne Wellumson, Mike’... More>>

First Lady Michelle Obama to appear on May episode of 'Nashville'

The first lady's office says she'll appear on the May 7 episode of the ABC country music drama "Nashville." More>>

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  • Brewers win in 14th after early brawl with Pirates

    Brewers win in 14th after early brawl with Pirates

    Ryan Braun homered in the ninth inning to tie it, then Khris Davis hit a home run in the 14th that put Milwaukee ahead for good.Yet those were hardly the big blows that attracted all the attention Sunday in the Brewers' 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.More >>
    Ryan Braun homered in the ninth inning to tie it, then Khris Davis hit a home run in the 14th that put Milwaukee ahead for good.Yet those were hardly the big blows that attracted all the attention Sunday in the Brewers' 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.More >>
  • HS Sports - Saturday

    HS Sports - Saturday

    HS Sports - Saturday

    Local scores, plus highlights from high school baseball (Osseo-Fairchild vs. Augusta, Black River Falls vs. Augusta, New Richmond vs. Menomonie) and girls soccer (New Richmond vs. Menomonie).More >>
    Local scores, plus highlights from high school baseball (Osseo-Fairchild vs. Augusta, Black River Falls vs. Augusta, New Richmond vs. Menomonie) and girls soccer (New Richmond vs. Menomonie).More >>
  • Packers Tailgate Tour - Rice Lake

    Packers Tailgate Tour - Rice Lake

    The Packers Tailgate Tour continues Friday with stops in Hayward and Spooner, before parking it for the evening in Rice Lake.More >>
    The Packers Tailgate Tour continues Friday with stops in Hayward and Spooner, before parking it for the evening in Rice Lake.More >>
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  • Decorah Eagle Cam

    Decorah Eagle Cam

    The Eagle Cam is back!  Watch live as eagles build their nest and family!More >>
    The Decorah eagles became international stars in 2011, when their nest went viral. To date, over 280 million people from 84 countries have followed the eagle family from eggs to fledgling birds, watching every aspect of life in a wild nest.More >>
  • Ukraine Crisis

    Ukraine Crisis

    Read the latest on the developing tension between Ukraine and Russia.More >>
    Read the latest on the developing tension between Ukraine and Russia.More >>
  • Downtown Eau Claire Confluence Project

    Downtown Eau Claire Confluence Project

    The Confluence Project includes a new community arts center and university student housing that will be built at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers in downtown Eau Claire.More >>
    The Confluence Project includes a new community arts center, commercial/retail complex and university student housing that will be built at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers in downtown Eau Claire.More >>
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