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UPDATE: Shelter struggles to pay for litter of sick puppies Video included

A no-kill animal rescue operation in Montello is struggling to pay the bills after taking in a litter of six puppies, five of whom have a very serious illness. More>>

Local woman on ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" Video included

A Wisconsin woman was featured on the ABC show "Extreme Weight Loss" Tuesday night. More>>

Sun Prairie man arrested for 6th OWI

A Dane County deputy arrested a man Tuesday night for his sixth offense of operating while intoxicated. More>>

Money for three small area airports

MADISON (WKOW) -- Three airports in southern Wisconsin are getting funding for improvements. Governor Walker approved more than $455,000 for a couple projects at the Watertown municipal airport; most notably, to replace an old fuel system. The airport in Reedsburg will receive more than $157,000 to design a new public terminal. And the Lancaster municipal airport will get just under $150,000 to start fixing runway pavement. More>>

No changes for Greek recruitment at UW-Madison

There won't be any change to the recruitment period for frats and sororities on the UW Madison campus. More>>

Local lawmakers weigh in ahead of expected US House vote on lawsuit against Obama admin. Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) said he expects the House to vote Wednesday on Speaker John Boehner's proposed lawsuit against the President. Boehner and House Republicans allege the President improperly used his executive authority by circumventing congress on the decision to delay a portion of the Affordable Care Act requiring most employers to provide health insurance coverage for their workers.
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Rep. Pocan introduces second student loans bill Video included

 Representative Mark Pocan introduces his second bill to lessen the burden on people with student loans

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Walgreens and REDI program train those with disabilities Video included

 The Wisconsin REDI program has provided people with disabilities on-the-job training at Walgreens stores throughout the state.  
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Baby's mother, father say they were given "pain pills" before baby was kidnapped Video included

The mother and father of a Beloit baby testify they were given "pain pills" by Kristen Smith, before authorities say Smith kidnapped the infant and made an ill-fated attempt to escape with the child. More>>

Weeds and algae becoming big problem on Dane County lakes Video included

Dane County is unveiling some new equipment that will help clean area lakes. Officials are concerned about the increased threat of algae and lake weeds on the county's Yahara Chain of Lakes. More>>

UPDATE: Plexus publicly responds to outsourcing charge, creates more questions Video included

Making its first comments related to a 27 News investigation on companies that outsourced jobs after receiving WEDC tax credits, the Plexus Corporation put out a press release last Thursday stating that it laid off workers in 2012, but never outsourced the work. More>>

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  • New app available for Wisconsin State Fair

    New app available for Wisconsin State Fair

    MADISON (WKOW) --The state fair is just two days away. Crews are working on putting the finishing touches to state fair park in West Allis.More >>
    MADISON (WKOW) --The state fair is just two days away. Crews are working on putting the finishing touches to state fair park in West Allis.More >>
  • Body found in Lake Mills identified

    Body found in Lake Mills identified

    LAKE MILLS (WKOW) -- Lake Mills police were dispatched to Bartel's Beach on S. Ferry Drive Sunday evening where a the body of a male was found in Mill Pond. Authorities say that man is 18-year-old Devin Droster.Captain Mick Selck asks anyone with information regarding this incident to call him at 920-648-2354.More >>
    LAKE MILLS (WKOW) -- Lake Mills police were dispatched to Bartel's Beach on S. Ferry Drive Sunday evening where a the body of a male was found in Mill Pond. Authorities say that man is 18-year-old Devin Droster.Captain Mick Selck asks anyone with information regarding this incident to call him at 920-648-2354.More >>
  • Green Bay considers cell phone ban

    Green Bay considers cell phone ban

    GREEN BAY (WKOW) -- Green Bay is the latest city in Wisconsin to consider banning cell phones for drivers.Alderman Jerry Wiezbiskie says he has nearly gotten in several accidents due to someone talking on their cell while driving. Wiezbiskie proposes an ordinance that would ban handheld use of electronic devices when behind the wheel. Violators would face a fine of $50.The Green Bay City Council will vote in a few weeks. Earlier this year, Wausau passed a similar ordinance.More >>
    GREEN BAY (WKOW) -- Green Bay is the latest city in Wisconsin to consider banning cell phones for drivers.Alderman Jerry Wiezbiskie says he has nearly gotten in several accidents due to someone talking on their cell while driving. Wiezbiskie proposes an ordinance that would ban handheld use of electronic devices when behind the wheel. Violators would face a fine of $50.The Green Bay City Council will vote in a few weeks. Earlier this year, Wausau passed a similar ordinance.More >>
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