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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

Jessica Strom Jessica Strom

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.

Female driver dies in Lincoln County crash Video included

LINCOLN COUNTY (WAOW) – One woman is dead after a fatal crash in Lincoln County, according to sheriff's department officials.They say the woman crashed on County Road G around 6 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities say the woman was the only one in the car and was pronounced dead at the scene.The name of the driver is not being released as officials work to notify family members.The crash is still under investigation and the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says more information is expected to be release...

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.

More free concerts coming in Wausau Video included

There's still a chance to catch some free music at the 400 Block before summer ends.

Golfers tee off against breast cancer at "Fore a Cure" tourney Video included

For eleven years, golfers have taken a swing at one of the most common diseases for women--breast cancer.

Man's Packers dream is about to come true Video included

Some people have a bucket list of things they want to accomplish in their life. 

High school students head back to school in Kronenwetter Video included

While some students are enjoying their last few days of summer, some in our area are already back to school.

Probation for man in Wausau sex extortion case Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A 30-year-old Wausau man was placed on probation for five years Monday for extorting about $100,000 from a 56-year-old central Wisconsin man who wanted to keep an affair secret, according to online court records.

UPDATE: Driver dies in Clark Co. crash

A 38-year-old Stanley man died in a crash Saturday evening, after trying to pass two ATVs, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Department.

Two motorcyclists arrested for OWI

Ray Van Rixel Ray Van Rixel

Two motorcyclists were arrested for drinking and driving on State Highway 153 Sunday evening, according to Wisconsin State Patrol.

UPDATE: Power being restored in central Wisconsin

Power is slowly being restored to customers in central Wisconsin after storms rolled through overnight.

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