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UPDATE: Madison fundraiser for stabbing victim a success Video included

The Madison community kicks off a fundraiser for a Waukesha girl who was stabbed 19 times in May and left for dead.

10th Annual Rhumba 4 Rainbow event gears up Video included

This year marks the 10th Annual Rhumba 4 Rainbow event, which benefits The Rainbow Project, Inc. More>>

"Madison Noteworthy" sparks social innovation with web videos Video included

Madison Noteworthy features area entrepreneurs to spark social innovation.

Volunteers needed for IRONMAN Wisconsin in Madison Video included

IRONMAN Wisconsin organizers are looking for volunteers to help with the race September 7.

Fundraising event to benefit stabbing victim Video included

Hearts for Healing is an organization that is helping to raise money for the young Waukesha girl who was stabbed 19 times by her classmates in May. More>>

News crew saves kitten thrown from moving car Video included

News teams are always chasing stories, but one crew in Virginia went above and beyond this week to recuse an abandoned kitten. More>>

Melinda's Garden Moment: Attracting hummingbirds to your garden Video included

Wildlife is a beautiful addition to any garden, especially when it comes to song birds. But not all birds are vocal; some prefer to hum. More>>

Young hero receives award after saving brother

An 8-year-old girl from Cameron was presented with an award for her quick-thinking in a scary situation. More>>

WI Dairy News: Cheese fest celebrates 100th year Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- Green County Cheese Days festival has been around for 100 years. More>>

Labor Day fun run benefits local organization Video included

Labor Day is just around the corner and if you're looking for an event the entire family will enjoy, you might want to check out the 11th Annual Labor Day Dash. More>>

Wisconsin Run-Walk-N-Roll to benefit TMA this October Video included

The Run-Walk-N-Roll for the Transverse Myelitis Association is coming up in October.

Lane striping problem causes confusion Video included

Some drivers were in for a real surprise on their Monday commute to work. More>>

Easy chalkboard lettering from All Things G&D Video included

Check out this easy way to stencil a cute chalkboard frame for your kids' back to school pictures this year!

Story of Survival and Perseverance Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- The Boy from Pleebo is a gut-wrenching yet heartwarming story of a young African child's struggle after spending many years in refugee camps.On Monday, the author Dr. Sylvester Youlo stopped by Wake Up Wisconsin to talk about his book and his life.Dr. Youlo was born to teenage parents in Pleebo, a small town in Liberia, where survival into adulthood isn't sure and a college education is normally an impossible dream.Dr. Youlo says it was a struggle to maintain his innocent-op... More>>

Curdfest returns to Madison Video included

The Madison Mallards will host the second ever Curdfest presented by Wisconsin Cheese.

Chef Olson is back to give some helpful cooking tips Video included

Wake Up Wisconsin anchor Brandon Taylor learned some helpful cooking tips Thursday morning. More>>

Madison Civics Club gears up for upcoming meetings Video included

The Madison Civics Club is looking to boost their membership count.

NFL wants musicians to pay to play Super Bowl Video included

Football season hasn't even officially begun, but the list of entertainers for the 2015 Super Bowl is already narrowed down to three candidates. More>>

Melinda's Garden Moment: Going green made easy Video included

Despite what you've heard from a certain singing frog, it can be easy to be green; just start with a few simple changes. More>>

WI Dairy News: Improving farming's impact on the environment Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- For over a decade, the UW Discovery Farms Program has helped farmers implement the best environmental management practices suitable for their situation to get the best value from their farming operations. More>>

Walk to End Alzheimer’s gears up for September walk Video included

MADISON (WKOW) – Event organizers are starting to prepare for the 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease. The two mile walk starts at 10am Sunday, September 21 at Monona Terrace. The Kick-Off Party and walk will take place September 21 at the Monona Terrace. Registration begins at 8:30am and the walk starts at 10:00am. All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer's further the care,... More>>

Family honors fallen solider in unique way Video included

The family of an airman killed in Afghanistan continues to keep his memory alive by helping children. More>>

Campers prepare for zombie apocalypse Video included

If you're concerned about a zombie apocalypse, there's a new camp that can help you prepare. More>>

Celebrate South Madison Festival kicks off Saturday Video included

The Celebrate South Madison Festival is this weekend.


Apps to help make your school year successful Video included

Back-to-school is just around the corner and this year there are plenty of options that will allow your student to go paperless. More>>

First Tee & Humana host free junior golf event to promote healthy habits Video included

Madison-area kids can learn how to golf thanks to a great organization called First Tee. More>>

Africa Fest intends to bridge and build communities Video included

Africa Fest is happening this weekend in Madison. More>>

Madison Scouts drum corps places 11th at DCI World Championships Video included

The Madison Scouts placed 11th at the Drum Corps International Championship Finals Saturday in Indianapolis. More>>

Angie's List: Identifying poisonous plants Video included

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Angie's List helps us identify poison ivy, oak and sumac and get rid of the plants.

Angie's List: Staining your deck Video included

If your deck is looking a little drab after all the use this summer, maybe it's time for a facelift. But do you paint, or stain it? More>>

6th Annual Agora Art Festival kicks off Saturday Video included

More than 100 local artists are gathering in Fitchburg this weekend for the 6th Annual Agora Art Festival. More>>

Melinda's Garden Moment: Solutions for less than perfect tomatoes Video included

You waited all season for that first red ripe tomato only to discover less-than-perfect fruit.

Unlikely pair being filmed for National Geographic series Video included

Piper the pit bull Mix became friends with a goat nicknamed "Goat Puppy or "GP" for short.

Wisconsin Dairy News: Wisconsin Classics on the Go Video included

The mobile food truck phenomenon is showing no signs of slowing down, and two cheesy options have joined the fray.

Wisconsin native goes dumpster diving to bring attention to food waste in America Video included

A Madison native goes dumpster diving to teach people about food waste in America. More>>

Travel the world at Triangle Ethnic Fest Video included

The 30th annual Triangle Ethnic Fest returns to Madison, Sunday, August 17th. More>>

Chef at Big Sky Restaurant shares recipe for famous crab cakes Video included

The chef from Big Sky Restaurant in Stoughton stopped by the WKOW studios to share his recipe for crab cakes with viewers. More>>

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