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.
In a special meeting Thursday evening, the Lafayette city council unanimously passed the 2022 city budget.
Dozens of Purdue students marched across campus to show support for an increase in reported sexual assaults on campus.
A community radio station in Attica had its tower destroyed during a strong storm last week.
The community of Attica is still cleaning up after a strong storm left behind severe damage. Now, the community got more bad news, FEMA won't be financially assisting with any of the rebuilding efforts.
Carroll Consolidated schools approved their budget for the 2022 school year and their master teachers contract.
The Delphi Community School Corporation has adopted its budget for the 2022 school year. Along with that, the corporation has come to a tentative agreement with its teachers.
Tecumseh Middle School will now have an E-sports and a Family and Consumer Science club. The school board also adopted its 2022 budget.
For the last 4 years, Abby and Libby's family members have been raising money to build the park. On Saturday hundreds of people in the community came and showed their support. That support is what sparked the idea to create the park in the first place.
The budget was introduced at Monday night's city council meeting. According to the City of Lafayette Controller Jeremy Diehl the city is still getting a sense of how the pandemic is affecting the cities overall budget.
The Benton Community School Corporation school board voted to raise the referendum rate.
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