MEDFORD - Last week a LaCrosse Anchorwoman was bullied for being overweight. That sparked students at Medford high school to take a stand.
Wednesday, over 140 students and faculty wore blaze orange to school as a protest called UNITE against bullying. October is Anti-Bullying Month.
The students were already preparing to wear blaze orange for tomorrow night's football game against Rhinelander. That was to support the team. But now it's about more than just a football game.
"We hope everyone will wear blaze orange to support anti-bullying, " said Medford senior Cole Quednow. "Rhinelander fans, Medford fans, it doesn't matter. Everyone who wears blaze orange to the football game, you will receive free hot chocolate."
Medford hosts Rhinelander on Friday night. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
MADISON - If all this snow melts too quickly, there could be severe flooding in areas of Wisconsin.
That's according to the National Weather Service.
Steve Buan, the senior hydrologist for the North Central River Forecast Center in Chanhassen, Minn., says the ripening flood conditions have been caused by higher-than-usual snowfall and frost depths nearing 8 feet in some places.
WAUSAU - Most magicians wow us with their tricks, but Magician Lou Lepore does more.
He teaches his audiences how to do some of the tricks he performs. He spent the last week as magician-in-residence at the Woodson Art Museum in Wausau putting on magic shows and hosting workshops.
It was part of the museum's latest exhibit on Mystery, Magic and Mayhem.
Students from local schools visited him during his six-day residency as in-house magician.
"We had schools come in, and depending on the size of the kids, if it was about 20 or under we would do a class, an actual workshop with them and teach them magic," says Lepore. "You would teach them maybe a half a dozen tricks that they can use with friends and family and things like that. If it was more than 20 we did a show."
Lepore specializes in sleight of hand using items like cards or coins. He also dabbles in cabaret.
Lepore has been doing magic for more than 40 years, but this was his first time as an in-house magician.
"They said can you do an artist-in-residency, and I said I have no idea what that is, what do I do?" says Lepore. "They said you're gong to show your art form, being magic, and you're going to teach kids classes and do demonstrations and workshops. I said oh yeah, I've done that for fairs, festivals so I can do all that for you."
Two more magicians will perform at the museum through April.
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