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.
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention has released its COVID-19 guidelines for Halloween and Thanksgiving celebrations.
The coalition is called Confront the Climate Crisis. The students say they want the coalition to expand past West Lafayette. Their goal is to inform Hoosiers about the ways climate change is being legislated in Indiana.
The surveying work for this project has already been completed, and since the town pulled out, they will have to pay for all of the surveying work that has been done.
The city is excited to have its grand opening in January of 2021. However, before it does, it needs to hire several employees.
According to the numbers, the majority of the calls that Lafayette police respond to at LTHC are medical calls. LTHC says many of their participants are in poor health, which is an issue they are working to address.
The new program will provide individual and group counseling, life skills training, and individual case management. Inmates can also receive medication-assisted treatment if deemed appropriate after an assessment.
According to the National Federation of Independent Business, one in five small businesses in Indiana could close permanently by November.
Saturday, September 5th will be Kathy's last day in business. She says with everything going on in the world these days retiring early was the best option.
The United Way has distributed over a million dollars in assistance to local non-profits.
Michael and Kristine Barnett have had six felony counts dismissed by a Tippecanoe County judge.
Data is updated nightly.
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