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Police: Shots fired at Medford home puts city on lock down Video included

Shots fired inside a Taylor county home halted a high school football game for hours as students and staff were asked to take shelter.

Portage County Crime Stoppers: Damage done to the Stevens Point Country Club

On July 13th owners and golfers at the Stevens Point Country Club at 1628 Country Club Dr. in the Township of Hull were shocked to see the amount of damage done to the Stevens Point Country Club by someone in a vehicle.

Despite the wet weather, Potato Fest draws hundreds

Central Wisconsin is bracing for more rain this holiday weekend. But, not everyone is letting the wet weather ruin their fun. Hundreds of people attended Potato Fest in downtown Rhinelander Saturday.

UWSP trades in traditional game day programs for digital ones

The UW-Stevens Point athletic department is going green. Starting this year, the athletic department will trade in traditional game day programs for digital ones.

Moving tips for new college students

Labor Day weekend means boating, barbecuing and relaxing. But, for many it also means moving. Upperclassmen at UW-Stevens Point were taking the long weekend to get settled in. Some of them have a few tips for incoming students.

Fallen cable blocks road in Wausau

A fallen cable line caused road blockage in Wausau Friday night.

New students at UW-Stevens Point participate in longtime tradition Video included

New students at UW-Stevens Point are officially Pointers after participating in a longtime tradition. 

Consumer advocates warn college students about being targets of identity theft Video included

Many students heading back to college are busy with books and moving into dorms. 

Labor Day travel numbers way up from last year Video included

Travel experts predict this Labor Day holiday will be the biggest travel weekend in years. That could cause some congestion on the roads.

FOX55's Green&Gold Gridiron Sports Show

FOX55's GREENGOLD GRIDIRON Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 10 on FOX55! WFXS, FOX55 launches new Sport Show with Hometown favorites, Bryon Graff and Jana Wimmer with co-host Former Packer Bill Ferrario ignite the new football season with a fresh, exciting, new local sports show that will air Wednesdays at 6pm 9:30pm on WFXS, FOX55! Premiering Wednesday, Sept. 10th! This well-respected lineup promises to bring you insight into the game ...

UPDATE: Schofield water line fixed Video included

SCHOFIELD (WAOW)-- A major sewer line in Schofield appears to be broken.

Fan experiences green and gold dream Video included

For one Packers fan, Thursday's game is a dream come true.

Vilas Co. officials warn of phone scam

The Vilas County Sheriff's Department is warning residents of an IRS phone scam.Officials say people have reported getting phone calls from someone claiming they work for the IRS.

Marshfield Clinic doctors take on the ALS ice bucket challenge Video included

MARSHFIELD (WAOW)-- The ALS ice bucket challenge is continuing to raise money and awareness for the deadly disease.Thursday night some Marshfield Clinic doctors got in on the fun after they were challenged by a family impacted by the disease.The Braun's lost a member of their family this year from ALS also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.Lynn Braun's father-in-law, John died in January from the disease."He was one of those people that always helped always gave his time and i think this is just ...

School schedules shifting in Wausau Video included

Changes are coming to Wausau's elementary schools that will streamline the school day.

New students move in to UW-Stevens Point Video included

It's back to school time for college students. New students moved in to their dorms at UW-Stevens Point Thursday.  

No arrests in attempted corn field abduction Video included

SHAWANO (WAOW) – A male suspect in what authorities called an attempted abduction near Wittenberg remained at large Thursday, the Shawano County Sheriff's Department said.

UPDATE: Propane truck slides off road Video included

MCMILLAN (WAOW) - A truck hauling liquid propane slid into a ditch Thursday in western Marathon County, the sheriff's department said. No one was hurt.


Shrek: The Musical coming to Wausau Video included

The world fell in love with a green ogre when Shrek hit the big screen in 2001. Now, he's coming to the small stage alongside the rest of the gang.

President Obama to visit Wisconsin Video included

The President of the United States is coming to Wisconsin.

Central Wisconsin State Fair underway Video included

Some fair fun is underway in our area.The Central Wisconsin State Fair kicked off Wednesday in Marshfield.

Vietnam veterans relive past at Wausau exhibit Video included

Vietnam veterans gathered in Wausau on Wednesday to view war graffiti that came from the very ship they rode on to Vietnam.

  • "STAND UP TO CANCER" Airs Friday, September 5th on FOX55!

    "STAND UP TO CANCER" Airs Friday, September 5th!

    JULY 11, 2012 (Los Angeles / New York) – Building on two historic fundraising telecasts in 2008 and 2010, groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment IndustryMore >>
    "STAND UP TO CANCER" Returns to Primetime for its 3rd Star-Studded Broadcast Friday, Sept. 7! Oscar-Winning Actress GWYNETH PALTROW to executive producer with Emmy Award Winner JOEL GALLEN. LIVE! One-hour Fundraising Event to air commercial-free simultaneously on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and CABLE. Watch 7pm on WFXS, FOX55!

     

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