Jefferson Award Winner: Sally Johnson

A Colfax woman has spent almost a decade supporting local veterans - out of a promise she made to her late husband.

Jefferson Award Winner: John Henningsen

Across the county 1 in 5 people do not have access to affordable health insurance. They are our neighbors, coworkers, friends and even family. A retired physician from Rice Lake is working to change that, but the work of this remarkable volunteer doesn’t stop at the city limits.

STORMTRACKER 18 WEATHER

Eau Claire
61°
Menomonie
56°
Chetek
61°
Durand
66°
Ladysmith
62°
Neillsville
60°
Rice Lake
62°
New Richmond
64°
Black River Falls
56°
Medford
59°
River Falls
Duluth
67°
Green Bay
64°
La Crosse
63°
Madison
Milwaukee
Twin Cities
68°
Large hail and damaging wind gusts possible with isolated severe storms today

Large hail and damaging wind gusts possible with isolated severe storms today

The humidity will sky rocket into the early afternoon, too.

Connect With WQOW
Top Stories

UPDATE: 4 from Loyal, including 3 kids, killed in Apostle Island kayak incident

Sheriff Michael Brennan said Erik Fryman, 39, and his kids 3, 6 and 9-years-old died. The mom, Cari Mews, 29,

NEW: Missing Mondovi man found dead Wednesday afternoon

According to Mondovi Police Chief Colin Severson, the department is looking or Nathan D. Kummer who was reported missing by

UPDATE: Gas leak contained in Boyd

Boyd's fire chief told News 18 crews were digging up a leaking water line at Double D's Saloon and workers

UPDATE: Middleton shooter was employee of business where he opened fire

The Middlelton Police department sent a phone message to residents about an active shooter.

Criminal Complaint: Patterson chose Jayme after spotting her get on school bus, made two other attempts to kidnap her

The complaint states he drove past police just 20 seconds after leaving her home.