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Wausau's Thomas Street project moves forward

Wausau's Thomas Street project is out of the brainstorming phase.

No decision reached on Wausau mall's rent payment Video included

The Wausau City Council has decided not to do anything right now about giving the Wausau Center mall a break on rent.

Nerf gun scare in Wausau

Wausau police dealt with a false alarm Tuesday night.

UPDATE: Gunman arrested after taking hostage in Wittenberg Video included

A 28-year-old gunman held a fast food worker hostage for about an hour Tuesday in Wittenberg, let him go unharmed and then surrendered himself about an hour later without incident, Shawano County Sheriff Randall Wright said.

Two hurt in Portage County crash Video included

Two people were hurt in a Portage County crash Tuesday.

Wausau businesses recognized in award ceremony Video included

Some Wausau-area businesses were recognized Tuesday morning at the Small Business Awards.

Campus reacts to students death in Portage Co. crash Video included

UW Stevens Point students and staff are mourning the loss of two lives that were taken too soon.

Family refuses to give up hope in search for missing dogs Video included

A central Wisconsin family refuses to give up searching for their dogs. The Dundore's two German shepherds went missing from Birnamwood in January.

Fire in utility closet threatens Wausau apartments Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A fire that started in what was described as a utility closet threatened an apartment complex Tuesday afternoon but caused no damage to any apartments, fire officials said.  .

Deputies: Two UWSP students die in motorcycle crash Video included

Authorities say two UW-Stevens Point seniors died in a Portage County motorcycle crash Monday afternoon.

UPDATE: Woman escapes Wausau fire Video included

The Wausau Fire Department says a woman escaped a house fire in the 700 block of Washington Street Tuesday morning.

Escort ordinance moves forward in Wausau Video included

Wassail is one step closer to forcing escort services to be licensed.

Cold winter cost Rhinelander utility $500,000 Video included

Updated: Apr 21, 2014 02:32 PM

RHINELANDER (WAOW) – The cold, long winter and need to advise homes and businesses to keep water running from a faucets cost Rhinelander more than $500,000, a city leader says.

Tornado and severe weather awareness week kicks off Video included

The warmer weather has many people thinking spring. It's also time to start thinking tornado season.

Warmer weather means its time to watch out for ticks Video included

Warmer temperatures mean it's time to watch out for ticks. Experts say this warmer, damp weather is just what they like.

Guns come to high school for physics lesson Video included

Bullet in gel Bullet in gel

Students at Northland Lutheran High School in Kronenwetter took part in a physics lesson thanks to Kronenwetter police officers.

Appointed sheriff to seek election to the job Video included

RHINELANDER (WAOW) – Some 16 months after being appointed sheriff, Oneida County Sheriff Grady Hartman announced he would seek election to the job in November.

Driver arrested after crashing into house Video included

A female driver was arrested Sunday morning after hitting a house in Schofield, according to an Everest Metro Police official.

Wausau restaurant serves free Easter meal Video included

One Wausau restaurant celebrates Easter every year by giving back to the community. 

Car crashes into power pole in Rothschild Video included

Traffic was down to one-lane on Grand Avenue in Rothschild for most of the day Sunday after a car crashed into a power pole. 

Central Wisconsin celebrates Easter Video included

Many families across central Wisconsin attended church to celebrate Easter Sunday.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: BB Gun damage to property

Marathon County Crime Stoppers is asking for your help to identify the people responsible for criminal damage to property with a BB gun in the Town of Wausau.

UWSP students compete in public speaking contest Video included

The best public speaking students at UW-Stevens Point competed Saturday.

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