38 -year-old Mark Spietz is accused of breaking into and stealing items from the home where Ashlee Martinson is believed to have killed her mother and stepfather in early March of 2017. We'll bring you details from Oneida County court where Spietz's trial is taking place.
We'll bring you local reaction to the Wisconsin Ethics Commission's vote in favor of allowing members to make political donations.
And the Northwoods United Way hopes to encourage natural working leaders to bring working skills into their community. We'll take you to Leaderfest in Harshaw where the goal was to help people grow professionally and personally.
We'll bring you the details on these stories and more tonight on Newswatch 12 - news from where you live.
BOULDER JUNCTION - Pilots find very little room for error when they make a landing. Wings, flaps, and landing gear all need to work properly. Then there's the runway itself, which needs to be flat and smooth.
So, when pilots found ruts and divots torn into the grass runway at Boulder Junction's airport, folks were more than upset--they were worried about safe landings. Airfield president Jeff Long thinks someone used a pickup truck to do the damage. It happened right before the airfield's busiest weekend of the year, the Musky Day fly-in.
RHINELANDER - The City of Rhinelander and Oneida County will consider borrowing $15 million to help develop a manufacturer in Rhinelander, according to an Oneida County Economic Development Corporation release Tuesday.
The money would help Rhinelander Coated Products start work inside the former Printpack building on Kemp Street.
WAUSAU - School is the way to success, but with that path comes a huge price tag. Gov. Scott Walker stopped by Northcentral Technical College in Wausau to discuss student debt.
At the conference Walker put an emphasis on the importance of financial literacy.
The President of NTC, Dr. Lori Weyers, said, "All of the students at NTC do go through financial literacy information, and what I think the governor is trying to do is make sure we do that will all students and parents so they understand that."
EAGLE RIVER - Cities across the Northwoods drop tens of thousands of dollars every winter to seal cracks in roads. The Eagle River Airport is no different. The airport spent about $25,000 in 2016 patching up its main runway.
MADISON - Unemployment fell in most of Wisconsin's largest cities and counties last month.
New data the state Department of Workforce Development released Wednesday shows unemployment dropped in 30 of the state's 32 largest cities from June to July. Mount Pleasant and Racine were the only two cities that showed an increase. Racine had the highest unemployment of any city at 7.2 percent, up from 6.9 percent in June.
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump's new Wisconsin women coalition includes some of the most powerful politicians in the state, and two who were caught up in a highly publicized investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's county office.
The unveiling of the statewide group Wednesday comes as polls show Trump trailing Democrat Hillary Clinton overall in Wisconsin and among women.
MADISON - New state regulations designed to retain teachers are going into effect.
The package was published Tuesday. The provisions allow retired teachers or teachers nearing retirement to apply for a nonrenewable five-year license without submitting a professional development plan. They also increase the time that short-term substitute teachers can serve in the same assignment from 20 days to 45 days.
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