Sarah Stokes

When Sarah's not at work, she enjoys soaking up every minute with her children, visiting friends and family, taking scenic drives, reading and gardening.

Sarah Stokes made Wisconsin and WEAU her home after spending years anchoring and reporting in several other states in the Midwest’s Heartland. She’s been a proud part of the number one news team in Western Wisconsin since 2005.

Sarah co-anchors WEAU 13 News at 5, 6 and 10 p.m.. She produced and hosted Wisconsin Journal, a morning weekend program for 2 years and also anchored Fox News at 9 for 2 years.

Prior to joining WEAU 13 News, Sarah was at the CBS and Fox stations in Springfield, Missouri, where she was a weekend anchor and reporter for three years. Before her stint in the Ozarks, Sarah was a weekend anchor and reporter for two years at KVRR in Fargo, North Dakota. However, Sarah started her broadcasting career early, as a teenage disc jockey at a country radio station in her hometown of Alexandria, Minnesota.

During her college years, she reported for WCCO's satellite station in Alexandria, and KSAX, central-Minnesota's satellite station for KSTP. She also reported for Radio Iowa while in college.

Sarah earned her Journalism degree from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. She minored in Political Science and worked for ABC News during the 2000 Iowa Caucuses.

Sarah's newscasts and reports have been honored by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, North Dakota Associated Press and the Missouri Broadcasters Association. She's earned awards for best newscast, election coverage, writing, political reporting, spot news coverage, best series piece and feature stories. Her baby blog earned top honors in the state as well.

While working in Missouri, Sarah met and married Chris Herzog. They were co-anchors there and are co-anchors again on WEAU 13 News at Ten. They welcomed their first child, Kanyon Christopher, on New Year's Eve 2010! Their daughter Kaydence Louise arrived in August of 2012! Sarah is loving the new adventures in mommyhood!

When Sarah's not at work, she enjoys soaking up every minute with her children, visiting friends and family, taking scenic drives, reading and gardening. She and Chris try to get out on a motorcycle ride or two if they're not busy working on updating their home.

Her passion is helping others and she does so in many public fundraising efforts and charity events. Sarah recently launched what's called the "Fostering the Future Fund" with the foster care division of Lutheran Social Services. She hopes to help dozens of children with this fund and through personal work with kids and teens in the system.

To my baby girl on her first birthday

I am never shy about expressing my gratitude for all of my blessings. It's no secret I'm madly in love with our children. This is my letter to Kaydence as she turns 1 today. Read More

Let's get real

Moms are already under enough pressure, we don't need to be in competition with each other too! Read More

Winning the race, getting a better system in place

If you've ever watched the TV show, Survivor, then you've seen the immunity challenges every week. Well, an immunity challenge is the best way to describe what it's like for us to get out the door to daycare and work on time every day! Read More

How do you know?

In this year's station holiday greeting we were joking about having another baby, but in all seriousness, how do you know when your family is complete? Read More

Today is a gift

You may have heard the saying, "yesterday is the past, tomorrow is the future, today is a gift; that is why they call it the present". Read More

Momma's girl

In one week I go back to work and end my wonderful maternity leave. I have the perfect baby, but there's a problem... Read More

Welcome to the world, baby girl!

It's been 7 weeks since I gave birth to our sweet Kaydence! And it's been about 8 weeks since I've blogged for you! Let's go back to her beginning... Read More

The imaginary finish line

After a couple of days off to tie up my loose ends and avoid being at my wit's end, I feel like I've crossed an imaginary finish line! I had the best weekend because of it! Read More

Labor Day

The countdown to Labor Day is on... and I'm not just talking about the national holiday! Read More

A wild ride through the 3rd trimester

This baby has been part of more "drama" in one month than big brother Kanyon was in all 39 weeks! Read More

A whole new deal

What to expect when you're expecting... apparently a different baby brings a whole different pregnancy! Read More

Energy burst or burst of crazy?

If you're energized and you know it clap your hands! I think I am having second trimester "wonder woman" syndrome. Read More

Daddy daycare?

There is one thing that drives me crazy when it comes to dads taking care of their kids: when they call it "babysitting". Read More

Created equal

As we prepare to welcome another child into the world, I'm doing my best to keep things equal. Is it out of reach? Read More

Pink or Blue? It's time to announce baby number 2!!!

We're so happy to announce we'll be parents to another precious bundle late this summer! I'm due Labor Day! (Fitting) Read More

"One"derful

Our little bean has sprouted into a busy little toddler now! We had so much fun celebrating his first birthday! Read More

The day you were born

I wrote a letter to Kanyon, a week before his first birthday, remembering the day he was born. Read More

Catching up...

These days it seems like I'm in a time warp... boom it's Tuesday, then it's Sunday... It's been a while... let's catch up! Read More

Zzzzzzz's please

After months of waking up 3, 4 or even 5 times a night... momma needs some zzzzz's pleeease! Read More

Energy is everything

Now that I'm trying to manage motherhood, a career and our home, I'm realizing energy is everything. Read More