Salina Heller
A former 15-year veteran of reporting local news for western Wisconsin TV and radio stations, Salina Heller also volunteers in community theater, helps organize the Chippewa Valley Air Show, and is kept busy by her daughter’s elementary school PTA meetings. She is a UW-Eau Claire alum.
Stories By Salina Heller

VIDEO: Ask A Kid: What Does Love Mean?

A hug? A kind gesture? 😊 ❤️ It's almost Valentine's Day and we talked to some kindergarteners in Jackson County who tell us exactly what LOVE means. @upnorthnews A hug? A kind gesture? 😊 ❤️ It's almost Valentine's Day and we talked to some kindergarteners...

VIDEO: What Do You Love About Yourself?

There's a lot of value in finding things to love about yourself, and these kindergarteners KNOW it! @upnorthnews There's a lot of value in finding things to love about yourself, and these kindergarteners KNOW it! 💘 #wisconsin #wisconsinnews #wisconsinlife ♬...

Wisconsin woman shares her painful miscarriage message

Today, Cheryl Janey’s two children are grown and she’s happily retired.

But she has a story to tell from her younger days that comes with pangs of emotion. It’s a story she doesn’t want other women to ever have to go through.
Cheryl is relieved that a Wisconsin judge recently reaffirmed her own ruling from earlier this year, wherein state law permits consensual medical abortions—handing abortion rights advocates a massive victory.

Cheryl isn’t shy to say that an abortion early on in her pregnancy could’ve saved her “trauma, pain, and suffering when she miscarried.”

Upon hearing the ruling, Michelle Velasquez, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Chief Strategy Officer, said she was “very, very happy,” and encouraged more women to share stories like Cheryl’s.

VIDEO: Do You Know What Hydroponics is?

Do you know what HYDROPONICS is? It's an eco-friendly way to grow food with less water and space. Plants aren't grown in soil, but get nutrients from circulating water. Students in a western Wisconsin high school are becoming passionate about this modern method of...