WEST SALEM, Wis. (WKBT) -- International women’s week celebrates women across the world. One part of the week-long celebration focuses on helping other women. A group of women in the Coulee Region are doing just that. 

In West Salem, the hands holding power tools don’t belong to your average construction company. 


Duaa Israr graduated from DePaul University in June 2021 with a double major in journalism and political science. She was raised in Skokie, Illinois, a suburb right outside Chicago. During her time at DePaul, Duaa wrote for the student-run newspaper The DePaulia and the student-run magazine 14 East. After switching over from print news to broadcast, Duaa worked for the student-run television station, Good Day DePaul. In her free time, Duaa enjoys reading, painting, trying new recipes, and spending time with her family!

Forecast Update

Thunderstorms Possible Again Today

June 2, 2023 @ 5:28 am

Today's 8 To 8 Forecast

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Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the low 60s.
Isolated thunderstorms early, then partly cloudy after midnight. Low near 66F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Plenty of sun. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 60s.