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Volunteers are force behind finishing walking trail across Wisconsin

The Ice Age Trail Alliance is a non-profit organization that started in 1958, constructing a walking trail throughout the Badger state.  

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Bringing back a bicycling legacy Video included

One man's innovative idea is responsible for bringing back a Lake Mills legacy.

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Leinenkugel's celebrates 150th anniversary Video included

The City of Chippewa Falls is home to a brewery older than the city itself.

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"In Her Boots" workshop empowers female farmers Video included

Women make up one of the fastest growing groups of new farmers, specifically organic and sustainable agriculture.

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Small business owners' optimism at its highest Video included

Small business owners around the nation have the highest positive outlook in 10 years. 

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Kids can read off their fines at Eau Claire library Video included

The L.E. Phillips Library in Eau Claire had a 'read off your fines' day on Saturday, a program that allows kids to reduce their overdue book fines by reading.

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855 million fewer monarch butterflies than about 20 years ago Video included

According to staff at Beaver Creek Reserve, the Great Lakes monarch butterfly population has been in decline, and that's concerning for a number of reasons. 

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Angie's List: Going green with home shingle recycling Video included

In 2015 alone, 2 million tons of recycled asphalt shingles went into new pavement around the country, which saved taxpayers $2.6 billion. 

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Survey: Parents spend about $500 per kid on school supplies

It's only July, but school supplies are already on the shelves. And a new survey estimates that parents will spend $500 per child this back to school season.

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Guest attire for any style wedding Video included

Summer wedding season is upon us.  No matter if you're heading to a black tie wedding, a beach wedding or somewhere in between, we've got you covered with some ideas on where to start. 

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Eau Claire seniors make fidget blankets for people suffering from dementia, autism

If you have a loved one with dementia, you know the devastating impacts it can have, and sometimes, all you want to do is find them comfort. Well, that's exactly what a group of ladies are working to do.

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Couple ties the knot in marijuana cultivation facility

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One couple are using it to take their love to even higher heights. 

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Angie's List: Bubbling boulders bring backyard enjoyment Video included

Outdoor living remains a hot home trend, and backyard water features are part of the revolution. That includes bubbling boulders, just one unique way to create your own tranquil oasis.

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Digging Deeper: "Untested" Video included

Nearly 6,000 untested sexual assault kits have been discovered at hospitals and law enforcement offices across Wisconsin. The inventory was first identified three years ago. Today, the backlog is still significant.

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Award-winning singer/songwriter visits Wake Up Wisconsin Weekend Video included

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Wake Up Wisconsin Weekend is happy to welcome Jamie Lynn Fletcher to our set Sunday morning as she delivers the exclusive, world premiere to her newest song.   

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The 411 on home buying in Wisconsin

Summer is a time when many people look to buy a home and/or sell their current home.   

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Burglaries rise 800% in small Wisconsin town

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Police typically respond to about 5 burglaries in a 6 week span, but that has increased exponentially in recent weeks 

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Government plan would turn farmland into sand storage

Every year, the United States Army Corps of Engineers dredges sand from the Mississippi River. Removing that sand maintains a nine foot deep channel to accommodate boat and barge traffic; however, they are running out of space to store the sand. 

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HOW TO HELP: Recovery efforts continue in Barron, Rusk counties after tornado damage

Find out how you can help families and individuals recover after Tuesday's tornado. The latest information:

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Angie's List: Exposing extra materials scammers

With temps on the rise, a common driveway scam is, too, so be on guard.

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Angie's List: Maintaining your deck

May is National Deck Safety Month, so do your family a favor and get yours in shape for summer. 

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