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Search Dogs: Sniffing Out the Missing

Updated: 07/06/2006 - They can track and find missing people without any fancy technology. In fact, all they need is their nose. On Wednesday (7/5) tracking dogs helped find the body of Zach Badker, the man who drowned in the Wisconsin River on July 4th.

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Trips on a Tankful: The Peshtigo Fire Museum, Part 1

Updated: 11/14/2006 - With gas prices rising toward record highs, a lot of us don't want to plan cross-country car trips. Fortunately, Wisconsin is packed with interesting destinations you can reach, on less than a tankful.

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A Work of Art Under Your Feet, Wausau's Third Annual ChalkFest

Updated: 07/06/2006 - Sidewalk chalk murals began in the sixteenth century in Europe and will make its way to Wausau's 400 Block July 8 and 9. Artists of all ages and abilities are welcome to take part in ChalkFest by pre-registering with the Center for Visual Arts by calling 842-4545.

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Children's Toys Recalled

Updated: 07/06/2006 - Small World Toys is recalling three different children's toy sets due to a choking hazard.

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Body of Missing Boater Found in Wisconsin River

Updated: 07/05/2006 - The Wisconsin Rapids Police Department reports the body of 19-year-old Zach Badker has been recovered from the Wisconsin River. He had been missing since Tuesday (7/4/06) night, when a boat he was riding in sank near Ben Hanson Park in Wisconsin Rapids.

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Iola Old Car Show Revs Up for 34th Year

Posted: 07/05/2006 - If you're longing to relive the good old days of drive-in movies, poodle skirts and Elvis Presley, we have the perfect place to take your old greased lightning for a spin.

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Safety on the water

Posted: 07/05/2006 - Authorities say it took just a minute or two for the boat in Wisconsin Rapids to sink. And in that time, many passengers were trying to find their life preservers. With that in mind, here are a few ways to keep you and your family safe on the water.

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Doyle to Study Health Care Costs

Updated: 07/05/2006 - Gov. Doyle said today he'll create a panel to study how more people in Wisconsin can get health insurance and how health care costs for businesses can be reduced.

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Search Continues For Missing Boater in Wisconsin Rapids

Updated: 07/05/2006 - A night of watching fireworks and partying turned tragic in Wisconsin Rapids. Police say a boat carrying eight people sank on the Wisconsin River near Boles Creek around 10 p.m. Tuesday (7/4), and one of the passengers is still missing.

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Calling All Car Connoisseurs, 34th Annual Iola Old Car Show

Updated: 07/05/2006 - The Iola Old Car Show is taking place Friday, July 7, starting at 6 a.m. and goes through Sunday July 9. The show takes place in Iola, Wisconsin located at the intersections of State Highways 49 and 161.

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Campers Have More to Celebrate Than 4th of July

Updated: 07/05/2006 - Nothing says celebrating the Fourth of July quite like bar-b-cueing, boating and camping on Lake Dubay with family and friends, but one family is celebrating more than just freedom, food and fireworks.

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Fire Destroys Lincoln County Cabin

Posted: 07/04/2006 - Investigators search for the cause of a fire that destroyed a small cabin near Merrill in Lincoln county.

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High Gas Prices Hit Travelers Hard

Posted: 07/04/2006 - Most campers and boaters are heading back home after the holiday weekend. And those trips are turning out to be pretty expensive, especially at the gas pump.

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Special Car Competes in Demolition Derby

Updated: 07/05/2006 - For a lot of people, the demolition derby is one of the highlights of the Fourth of July Celebration at Marathon Park. In this year's competition, a local family is rallying behind a very special car.

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68-Year-Old Junction City Man Is Still Missing...Without Any Clues

Updated: 07/05/2006 - Officers from Portage County Sheriff's Department spent the Fourth of July looking for Edward Czerwony of Portage County with private K9 units, but came up without a scent leading them out of town. Czerwony was last seen and heard from on June 30, 2006. Czerwony does not have Alzheimer's Disease and his children say is not prone to wandering off.

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