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Woodson Art Museum hosts Family Fest Video included

Children are getting hands-on with art in Wausau.

Anterless deer tags go on sale for Marathon Co. area

Anxious hunters are gearing up for the start of deer season.On Tuesday, anterless deer tags went on sale for all weapon types in the Central Farmland Zone, which includes Marathon County.

Big name retailer coming to Wausau Video included

A big name retailer has its eyes on a spot in Wausau, according to city council members.

UPDATE: Man pleads not guilty in 1984 death Video included

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STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A central Wisconsin man now in prison for burglary has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife three decades ago.

"New" SentryWorld has auction for first golfers Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - An online auction started Tuesday to determine the first 72 golfers who get to tee off at the newly renovated SentryWorld.

Woman escapes by kicking, biting man in truck Video included

CLINTONVILLE (WAOW) – An 18-year-old woman told authorities she was able to “kick and bite” a man, escape from his pickup truck and flee into a cornfield after he attempted to sexually assault her, the Waupaca County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday.

Wood Co. beaches closed due to E. coli Video included

Three Wood County beaches are now closed because of high E. coli counts, according to the Wood County Health Department.

Marshfield Clinic leader resigns Video included

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) - The executive director of Marshfield Clinic has resigned and plans to return to taking care of patients.

Heavy rain causes headaches for one town Video included

One central Wisconsin town was hit hard by the rain Monday evening. Residents saw flooded streets and downed trees and power lines there.

Police investigate tips in bank robbery case Video included

Police say they are following up on tips in the investigation into a Marathon County bank Robbery that happened Friday.

School supplies become more high tech for school year Video included

It still may be summer, but school supplies are already filling stores in central Wisconsin. 

Crossbow hunting now open to all Video included

For the first time, it'll be legal for all Wisconsin hunters to use crossbows.

Insanity plea in Stevens Point baseball bat attack Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A 33-year-old Plover man pleaded insanity Monday in the baseball bat beating death of his 77-year-old stepfather.

Man accused in bat beating stands mute Video included

A 34-year-old Plover man accused of hitting his girlfriend with a baseball bat and tying her to a towel rack during a domestic dispute stood mute before a judge Monday when he was asked to enter pleas to six felonies, according to online Portage County court records.

UPDATE: Power restored after stray animal causes outages

Power has been restored in the Stratford and Edgar areas, after more than 1,000 customers experienced outages.

Police: Man arrested in Illinois following Rothschild bar shooting Video included

The man wanted in the shooting that wounded another man outside a Rothschild bar has been arrested in Illinois on Saturday, according to the Rothschild Police Department.

Protestors block freeway in Milwaukee Video included

Several dozen protesters blocked a freeway exit ramp at 10th and Michigan streets in Milwaukee for several minutes around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The group was part of more than 100 people who had been rallying in Red Arrow Park in Milwaukee earlier in the day, protesting police-involved shootings like the recent incident in Ferguson, Missouri.

What do you want to do before you die? Video included

Have you ever heard of a bucket list? Well, owners at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home in Wausau want to hear what's on yours. On Sunday, they unveiled their "Before I die I Want To.." wall.

DC Everest students help build Habitat for Humanity home Video included

For the 56th time, Habitat for Humanity is moving a family into a new home in the Wausau area.

Adams WWII vet receives 70-year-old medals in front of family Video included

Seventy years after being honorably discharged, a World War II veteran has received the medals he earned.

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