Campgrounds gear up for the visitor that will arrive this weekend for the start of the summer tourism season.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS (WAOW) - An 81-year-old father who police say pointed a loaded pistol at his son in a disagreement over money has been charged with felony recklessly endangering safety.
ROTHSCHILD (WAOW) - The reconstruction of Interstate 39 near Rothschild is causing some nighttime lane closures and detours. The state Department of Transportation says the southbound lanes will close Tuesday from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. Wednesday, with traffic being detoured onto state Highway 29 and Business 51. The northbound lanes will be closed Wednesday from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. Thursday, with the same detour route. The DOT advises motorists to plan ahead and allow more travel time to a...
Lincoln County Sheriff's officials say a 49-year-old man died after an ATV crash in the Township of Harrison Saturday evening.
The National Weather Service has added more counties to the tornado watch into early Monday morning.
The National Weather Service will have a tornado watch active for much of Wisconsin until 1 a.m. Monday.
Starting this week, law enforcement officials are cracking down on seatbelt use across the state.
Wood County authorities say a 49-year-old woman from Wisconsin Rapids was injured after her car hit a power pole Sunday afternoon.
Forest County Sheriff's Department officials say a 26-year-old man was killed in a one car crash just after midnight.
Stevens Point police say a man was seriously injured after being hit by a car Saturday night.
Shawano Co. Sheriff's officials say they used a spike system to help stop a high-speed pursuit that started in Green Bay early Sunday.
Hundreds of graduates walked across the stage at UW-Stevens Point Saturday to accept their diplomas.
Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle. People at the track observed a moment of silence for Trickle. He died Thursday in an apparent suicide at the age of 71. Race organizers said the event brought in more than 1,500 fans to watch the season's opening race and to remember Trickle's successful career."
A central Wisconsin organization is making a difference in the lives of wounded Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans.
Motorcycles rumbled through central Wisconsin Saturday for the 10th annual Wausau Fire Charity Ride. Organizers said about 500 riders took part in the nearly 200 mile ride.
An animal that lived at the Marshfield Zoo longer than any other is remembered. Ms. Grizz the grizzly bear died two years ago, but now she will forever be a part of the zoo.
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