- Some political specialists believe the gubernatorial election spending total could top $50 million. A Milwaukee Journal report shows Democrats narrowly outspend Republicans this summer in TV advertising. Tonight on Newswatch 12 find out what that means for what you'll see on television and what it could mean for the election.
- Only about 700 people live in Prentice. You may not think a small community like it would need an airport. But local businesses depend on the Prentice Airport to bring in potential customers. Find out why the airport just got a grant, tonight on Newswatch 12.
- And the 128th Air National Guard is finishing their training at Camp American Legion. They are refurbishing a new cabin for the camp.
We'll have the details on these stories and more tonight on Newswatch 12 - news from where you live.
MERRILL - Late last year, a 20-year-old Merrill woman claimed she had cancer. Celina Winchell and her father asked at least 17 businesses in Lincoln and Marathon Counties to put out collection containers for donations to the family.
But Winchell never had cancer. In fact, investigators found she had nothing worse than a sinus infection.
On Tuesday, Winchell's father was sentenced for his role in the scam.
EAGLE RIVER - Capturing the beauty of fall can be tricky for an amatuer photographer. When it comes to taking great fall pictures, there are many things that you can do to achieve success.
The red, yellow and orange leaves have begun to pop all across the Northwoods. Whether you're using your iphone, or an expensive camera, you need to know your light. One of the most important tips is what time of day to go out and shoot pictures.
Packers ticket scam hit fans outside of Marshfield
MARSHFIELD - More Wisconsin residents have reported they were victims of a Green Bay Packers ticket scam through which police say a 37-year-old Marshfield man stole tens of thousands of dollars.
Lt. Darren Larson of the Marshfield Police Department's detective bureau tells the News-Herald Media (http://mnhne.ws/1pqjCqg ) that football fans from outside the department's jurisdiction are coming forward. The Marshfield man, whose name hasn't been released by police, previously admitted to scamming local fans seeking Packers tickets.
HOUGHTON, MI - An ex-con has been charged with murder and attempted murder on accusations that he fatally stabbed a 48-year-old woman and wounded her 14-year-old daughter at an Upper Peninsula home.
The Daily Mining Gazette says that 42-year-old Paul Moilanen was arraigned Monday in Houghton district court. Judge Mark Wisti set his bond at $2.5 million and scheduled a probable cause hearing Oct. 6.
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