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USDA Buying Cranberries Due to Oversupply

32 mins ago - An oversupply of cranberries from record harvests in Wisconsin and Canada has prompted the U.S. Department of Agriculture to buy up to 68 million pounds of berries.

Wisconsin Runways See 20 Close Calls Per Year

Posted: 11/25/2014 - Data from the Federal Aviation Administration indicates there have been dozens of close calls on airport runways in Wisconsin throughout the past 13 years.
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Gas Prices At 4 Year Low

Updated: 11/07/2014 - Gas prices are at the lowest they've been in four years. The average price of a gallon of gas in Wisconsin has dropped below $3.00 in many areas.

SPECIAL REPORT: The Business of Brewing

Updated: 11/06/2014 - Big name beer sales are staying flat as sales of craft brews just keep rising. Experts, along with the people who drink beer, credit mostly one thing. A better taste!

Biron Paper Mill Sold to Canadian Company

Updated: 10/30/2014 - According to it's website, Canada-based Catalyst Papers is buying the Biron Paper Mill from NewPage Corporation. There's no word on how the sale would impact the workers in Biron.

How to use Apple Pay

Posted: 10/21/2014 - Apple Pay, which formally debuted Monday, is only one of a number of mobile payment systems to appear in recent years.

Ed Dept. Seeks to Improve teacher Prep Programs

Posted: 11/25/2014 - The Obama administration wants to improve teaching before teachers enter the classroom, and it's proposing new rules that would penalize teacher-training programs that turn out ill-prepared graduates.

Community Works to Curb Teen Suicide Rate

Updated: 11/25/2014 - Every day 80 to 90 people wake-up to find their loved one gone to suicide. Unfortunately, Wisconsin continues to have one of the highest youth suicide rates in the country and it's happening right here in Central Wisconsin.

2nd School in as Many Weeks Holds Lunch Boycott

Updated: 11/20/2014 - Many Marathon Middle School students are fed up with their school lunch program and Thursday organized a boycott of the school lunch program to show their disapproval of federal lunch guidelines.

MATC to Build $15.6M Culinary Training Center

Posted: 11/17/2014 - Madison Area Technical College is adding a $15.6 million culinary training center at its campus in Truax to serve students seeking degrees and food lovers who want to improve their cooking skills.

Travel Forecast for Thanksgiving 2015

Posted: 11/25/2014 - This year for Thanksgiving, 46.3 million Americans will be journeying 50 miles or more from home to celebrate the holiday, the highest numbers for the holiday since 2007.

Balancing Act - Over Scheduled Kids

Updated: 11/24/2014 - With so many options out there for kids, it's not surprising that the question of "How much is too much" keeps popping up in the minds of parents. Are you kids over scheduled? A psychologist says if they are, there can be obvious signs of stress.

FDA Strengthens Warning on Female Device Linked to Cancer

Posted: 11/24/2014 - U.S. regulators have strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients.

Community Works to Curb Teen Suicide Rate

Updated: 11/25/2014 - Every day 80 to 90 people wake-up to find their loved one gone to suicide. Unfortunately, Wisconsin continues to have one of the highest youth suicide rates in the country and it's happening right here in Central Wisconsin.

Cards of Joy Cheer Up Kids With Diabetes

Updated: 11/21/2014 - November is World Diabetes Awareness Month. More than half-a-million people in Wisconsin are living with the disease, including 4,500 kids. The diagnosis can be especially hard for them because they don't understand the disease. But one young Antigo girl is working hard to make the diagnosis a less scary one one card at a time.

Time to Put Down that Cigarette

Updated: 11/20/2014 - If you are one of the 42 million Americans who smoke cigarettes, Thursday is the day to kick the habit. The American Cancer Society is holding it's annual Great American Smokeout.

Moderate Snow Monday Afternoon and Evening

Updated: 11/24/2014 - Moderate snowfall will continue into Monday evening with most areas picking up a total of 3"-5" by early Tuesday morning. In addition, gusty winds will continue to cause issues with blowing and drifting of snow overnight as well.

Tuesday's Prep Scores

Posted: 11/25/2014 - DC Everest girls improve to 2-0, DCE hockey doubles up Northland Pines.

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