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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.

Hundreds come out for Bowling for Autism event Video included

Some central Wisconsin families bowled for a good cause Saturday afternoon.

UWSP students hope to turn games in careers

Playing video games is a popular activity for many college students, but there's a group of students at UW-Stevens Point hoping to make a career out of it.

Fire burns 34 acres in Wood County Video included

A fire in the Township of Cary burned across 34 acres, according to Pittsville Fire Chief Jerry Minor.

Families countdown to Easter Video included

With Easter soon approaching, excitement is in the air in central Wisconsin. 

Final Lenten fish fry for churches Video included

A Wisconsin tradition came to a close Friday night, at least for this year. As the Lenten season ends, this was the final Friday fish fry at many parishes.

Marshfield dog hunts for Easter eggs Video included

A Marshfield couple has a unique Easter egg hunt every year. Instead of children looking for eggs in the yard, their dog does the hunting.

Long winter sets back construction of new Dunkin' Donuts locations Video included

 The long winter has set back construction on several planned Dunkin' Donuts locations in north-central wisconsin.

Wausau woman out thousands of dollars in scam Video included

Woman loses $10,000 in scam Woman loses $10,000 in scam

Wausau police say a 91-year old woman is out thousands of dollars as the result of a scam.

UPDATE: Snow plows, loader destroyed in fire Video included

An early Friday morning fire at a rural Marathon County Highway Department garage destroyed snow plow trucks, a loader and other equipment, authorities said.

Boston bombings change lives for two central Wisconsin women Video included

It's been one year since that horrific day the world stopped and watched the devastation at the finish line at the Boston Marathon. That moment changed the lives of two central Wisconsin women.

UPDATE: 70-year-old man killed in Tomahawk fire Video included

A 70-year-old man died in the fire that destroyed his rural Tomahawk home, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department said Friday.

Wisconsin State Patrol recognizes its dispatchers Video included

Wisconsin State Patrol is recognizing its dispatchers, it's all part of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

Spring snow could affect Northwoods businesses Video included

The snow seems to be overstaying its welcome in the Northwoods, which could cause a lot of trouble for businesses there.

Spring storm closes dozens of schools Video included

More than halfway through April, schools in northcentral Wisconsin are still struggling with snow day cancellations.

More cities cancel run water advisories Video included

KRONENWETTER (WAOW) – More central Wisconsin cities are telling water users to stop running water from a faucet to keep underground lines from freezing.

UPDATE: Power restored to most WPS customers

Heavy, wet snow that accumulated to 10 inches in places knocked out power to nearly 4,400 customers in northern Wisconsin early Thursday, Wisconsin Public Service Corp. said.

Flood emergency declared on Wolf River

WAUPACA (WAOW) – Waupaca County Emergency Management has declared a flood emergency on the Wolf River downstream from New London because of high water. 

Judge modifies bond for Newman High teacher Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A judge on Thursday modified the conditions for a Newman High School religion teacher and soccer coach to be free on bond.

Salt supply OK in Wausau and Marathon County Video included

Road salt supply Road salt supply

Wausau plow drivers still have 1,000 tons of salt available for use on roads.

Agriculture Interview: Rural Health Initiative meeting Video included

Heather Schlesser from the Marathon County UW-Extension Office joined Newsline 9 at 11 a.m. to talk about an upcoming meeting about the Rural Health Initiative.

Preliminary hearing set in teacher sex case Video included

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) - A preliminary hearing has been set for a former Abbotsford math teacher accused of sexually assaulting two 17-year-old female students beginning last October, including one of them in his classroom during a weekend basketball tournament.

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