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Marathon County Sheriff will run for election Video included

The race for Marathon County Sheriff is officially underway.

New Wausau fire chief announced Video included

After a long interview process, Wausau has a new fire chief.

Local women honored for work with assault victims

Two central Wisconsin women were honored Wednesday for their work with sexual assault victims.

WIAA members forward multiplier proposal to committee Video included

WIAA officials will vote today on how to create fair competition between private and public schools.

UPDATE: Mark Bucki found guilty in death of wife Video included

The Lincoln County man accused of killing his wife and hiding her body has been found guilty on all three counts.

Another round of winter weather hits Northwoods hard Video included

They say April showers bring May flowers. But the question is, what does April snow bring?

UPDATE: Phone problems in Marshfield fixed

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) -- Phone outages, including problems making 911 calls, were reported in the Marshfield on Wednesday, according to Wood County officials.

Stevens Point fire chief named Wausau fire chief

The fire chief in Stevens Point has been hired to lead the Wausau Fire Department, Mayor Jim Tipple said Wednesday.

Rhinelander man gets deal in shooting uncle Video included

RHINELANDER (WAOW) - A Rhinelander man accused of shooting his uncle in the abdomen has pleaded guilty to one felony in a plea agreement, but it could be dismissed in a year, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

UPDATE: Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team

Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens.

Suspected meth labs found in Oneida County Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Oneida County Sheriff's Department says two suspected labs for making methamphetamine were discovered in the search of a rural Rhinelander home.

Master artist named for 2014 Birds in Art show

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Massachusetts wildlife artist known for a preference of sketching live birds in the field has been named master artist for the Woodson Art Museum's 39th annual Birds in Art exhibition this fall.

Bucki trial day 7: Jury wraps up deliberations Video included

A jury has wrapped up deliberations for the night in the trial of a Lincoln County man accused of killing his wife and hiding her body in the woods.

Tornado drill scheduled for April 24

A statewide tornado drill is in the works later this month.

Marathon Co. sheriff announces election plans Video included

The Marathon County Sheriff is kicking off his election campaign Wednesday.

Wisconsin governor's race: Candidates 180 degrees apart Video included

The race for governor appears to be officially underway, although both candidates have been in campaign mode for months.

Tax deadline brings relief to many Video included

April 15 is one of the more unpopular days of the year, and one of the more stressful ones for accountants.

Stevens Point man sentenced to federal prison Video included

MADISON (WAOW) – A 35-year-old Stevens Point man was sentenced Tuesday to 6 ½ years in federal prison for receiving child pornography, a federal prosecutor said.

Son-in-law going to prison for Social Security theft Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A Portage County man convicted of stealing his mother-in-law's Social Security checks for more than 30 years and threatening an investigator will spend the next 16 months in prison, his attorney said Tuesday.

Bucki trial day 6: Bucki expected to testify in murder trial Video included

The Lincoln County man accused of killing his wife and hiding her body in woods is expected to take the stand in his own defense.

Veterans return from Never Forgotten Honor Flight Video included

Dozens of veterans are back home after a whirlwind trip on the Never Forgotten Honor Flight.

DNR holds annual spring hearing Video included

People across the state gathered Monday evening to learn about new hunting rules and changes to outdoor policies.

Dozens of people attend Grand Avenue construction project meeting Video included

One of Wausau's busiest streets will get a makeover,

Music policy set in Wausau School District Video included

The Wausau School Board has okayed a proposal designed to avoid any further controversy over Christmas music.

Wausau mall parent company to sell off properties Video included

The company that owns the Wausau mall is selling some of its property.

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