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Shrek: The Musical coming to Wausau

The world fell in love with a green ogre when Shrek hit the big screen in 2001. Now, he's coming to the small stage alongside the rest of the gang.

President Obama to visit Wisconsin Video included

The President of the United States is coming to Wisconsin.

Central Wisconsin State Fair underway Video included

Some fair fun is underway in our area.The Central Wisconsin State Fair kicked off Wednesday in Marshfield.

Vietnam veterans relive past at Wausau exhibit Video included

Vietnam veterans gathered in Wausau on Wednesday to view war graffiti that came from the very ship they rode on to Vietnam.

Teachers in Wausau get lesson on drug dangers in the classroom Video included

With new drugs hitting schools in central Wisconsin, teachers get a lesson in what to watch out for.  

Marathon County unveils do-it-yourself bike repair stations Video included

Bike riders in the Wausau area have something new - repair stations along the trails.

Study to analyze Brokaw's debt crisis Video included

The Village of Brokaw is one important step closer to solving its debt crisis.

Inaugural Dick Dudley golf tourney benefits American Legion Video included

The spirit of Dick Dudley is being carried on through a golf tournament benefiting veterans.

Driver injured in crash near Three Lakes Video included

THREE LAKES (WAOW) – A 29-year-old Three Lakes man was seriously hurt Wednesday when the vehicle he was driving rolled over near Three Lakes, Police Chief Scott Lea said.

Dogs on goose patrol Video included

Gaggles of geese are still making a mess in one area park. Stevens Point city leaders have come up with a unique way to scare them off the shore. Now, people are wondering who let the dogs out?

Marshfield woman accused of Social Security theft

MADISON (WAOW) – A 50-year-old Marshfield woman has been accused of stealing nearly $30,000 from the Social Security Administration.

New photos released of wanted felon Video included

Investigators have released new photos of a convicted felon on the run, according to Vilas County officials.

UPDATE: Wausau woman killed in crash Video included

MERRILL (WAOW) - A 30-year-old Wausau woman died when the vehicle she was driving left a county road and hit a stump, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday.

Attempted abduction investigation in Shawano County

Officials in Shawano County are investigating a possible attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl, according to Shawano County Sheriff's Department Captain Tom Tuma.

Man in police chief's home burglary taken from jail

WAUSAU (WAOW) - The 39-year-old man accused of breaking into the Wausau police chief's home has been taken from jail to a medical treatment facility, according to online Marathon County court records.

Toilet paper going tubeless

A toilet paper company is tossing the tube. Scott Naturals debuted its tube-free toilet paper Tuesday.

One injured in Marshfield apartment fire

One person was taken to the hospital after an apartment fire in Wood County, according to the Marshfield Fire and Rescue Department.

Hundreds say goodbye to summer at free concert in Wausau Video included

Hundreds packed the 400 Block in Wausau to say goodbye to summer in style Tuesday night.

UPDATE: Woman convicted in murder-for-hire case to spend 3.5 years in prison Video included

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A judge has ordered a Merrill woman convicted of trying to hire someone to kill her boyfriend to spend 3.5 years in prison. He also ordered her to serve four years on extended supervision once she gets out of prison.

Fire destroys Wood County church Video included

Updated: Aug 26, 2014 05:55 PM

 Smoke and flames ripped through a central Wisconsin church Tuesday, causing destruction.

Dunkin' Donuts opens in Rib Mountain, Weston Video included

The time has come for two long awaited restaurants to open their doors in central Wisconsin.

New owners of Cedar Creek Mall and convention center in Rothschild announced Video included

We have new details about what's planned for the Cedar Creek Mall in Rothschild. 

Wittenberg fast food hostage-taker sentenced Video included

SHAWANO (WAOW) - A 29-year-old man found insane in a holding a fast food worker hostage at gunpoint in Wittenberg was ordered to a mental hospital for 26 1/2 years, a court official said Tuesday.

Wausau committee discusses possible bike path plans

A City of Wausau committee met Monday to discuss potential bicycle path plans for the Thomas Street development project.

Suspect arrested after man with knife accosts mom near Wausau park Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A 32-year-old mother walking with two children in a stroller was pushed to the ground by a man who had a knife and demanded money, Wausau police said Monday.

Wisconsin Rapids hit hard by storms Video included

WIS. RAPIDS (WAOW)--One of the hardest hit areas by a storm that came through central Wisconsin early Monday morning was Wisconsin Rapids.

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