Meredith Hackler is the 5 and 6 P.M. anchor at WLFI.
Meredith Hackler is the 5 and 6 P.M. anchor at WLFI. She joined the team in August of 2019. Before taking on the role of evening anchor here in Lafayette, Meredith worked in Minneapolis at a cable station as a Multimedia Journalist and reporter. Before that, Meredith was an anchor reporter in central Illinois at WAND, where she was born and raised.
Meredith is very passionate about journalism. She is honored to have the opportunity to tell stories that impact the community. She loves having the privilege of being a voice for the voiceless and sharing stories that help create change. Some of Meredith’s most memorable reports include a two-part special on charter schools and a long-form piece on ADA developments in Minnesota.
Meredith is extremely outgoing and loves meeting new people. When Meredith isn’t working she enjoys hitting the gym and going on long walks with her yellow Labrador Daphne. Meredith and Daphne also spend a lot of time at the Shamrock Dog Park. If you see Meredith in public don’t be shy! If you have a story idea for Meredith send it her way.
Mary Johns is a COVID-19 survivor. She caught the virus in December of last year and spent 70 days in the hospital recovering. Now, her recovery is continuing through physical therapy.
If you had your banking information stolen, you can call 855-535-1795 between the hours of 9 am and 9 pm Monday through Friday.
Companies that provide at-home health care for seniors are experiencing a shortage of workers. Homecare By Design currently has around 10 full-time positions available. Openings they have not been able to fill for a while.
The Lafayette Police Department says neighborhood crime watch groups can be helpful to them during investigations.
In this week's Your Money Matters, our financial expert shares why you should see if your company offers a Roth IRA. He says it can save you money in the long run.
Multiple businesses have opened up in downtown Lafayette in the last couple of months. Retail establishments, new restaurants, and even a spa have all recently made their way to the downtown area.
According to financial expert Nick Royer, only about 40 percent of Americans have a budget. He says making one is the first step towards being on the right financial track.
West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis asked the city council to rescind the mask mandate and instead have a mask advisory.
The town of Attica has had a hard time taking care of its downtown area. Now the town has created a non-profit organization to help them create economic revitalization in the downtown area.
So far only 1/3 of all eligible Hoosiers have been fully vaccinated in the state of Indiana. The state's top doctors say Indiana ranks on the lower end of states when it comes to people being fully vaccinated.
Data is updated nightly.
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