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Pepin County sex offender petitions to go without supervision Video included

Pepin County (WQOW) - In Pepin County, a man with a long history of sexual assaults is petitioning to go without supervision. Kerry Abbott lives in Arkansaw and is considered to be a sexually violent person.  More>>

Buffalo County Sheriff's office investigating eleven burglaries

Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office (Press Release) -- Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating eleven area burglaries in the month on July.

Eau Claire city council approves bus tracking software Video included

Eau Claire (WQOW) - Instead of waiting at the bus stop looking at the clock, riders can soon get a virtual look at where a bus is in route. More>>

Police: Teen with gun at store sought quick attention

WESTON (WAOW) – A teenager who carried a gun into a convenience and asked workers to call police was seeking attention about troubles in his life and fortunately never raised the barrel of the gun as officers surrounded the building, an investigator said Tuesday. More>>

Gov. Walker got $68,500 from corporations that outsourced jobs

MADISON (WKOW) -- Gov. Scott Walker's most recent campaign finance report shows he received money from 11 corporations that have outsourced jobs to other countries. More>>

Tornado recovery continues in Platteville as home and business owners apply for low-interest loans

More than a month has passed since a handful of tornadoes swept through Southeast Wisconsin. In the small college community of Platteville the recovery continues. Several homes are still unlivable at this time. A handful of businesses are still closed after the storm. More>>

Eau Claire salon raises money to prevent cancer related hair loss Video included

 The money raised will go toward The Rapunzel Project which focuses on cold cap technology.  The cap is used on individuals before, after, and during chemotherapy to keep their hair from falling out.  


Repairs pushed back on historic Rainbow Bridge in Chippewa Falls Video included

 The city's mayor says back in 2006, the bridge repairs came in at a cost of about $375,000. As of now that price tag is up over $500,000. The state would pay for about 80% of that.


Authorities: Wausau boy taken to hospital dangerously drunk Video included

Police say a 12-year-old Wausau boy received hospital treatment after officers found him legally drunk. More>>

Altoona $23 million referendum on Nov. 4 ballot Video included

Altoona (WQOW) - Classrooms for one area school district are full, forcing the district to ask voters for money for expansion. More>>

TRAVEL ALERT: Brackett Ave. and Harding Ave. reconstruction to begin next week Video included

The Brackett Avenue and Harding Avenue reconstruction project, from Lee Street to Donnellan Lane, is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 28.

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