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Wood County woman killed by train Video included

A Wood County woman has died after police say she walked into the path of a train.

Wisconsin Rapids hit by hail Video included

An early morning storm left Wisconsin Rapids covered in hail.

"Guys Who Grill" barbecues for a cause Video included

The grills were hot and the food was tasty during Sunday afternoon's 5th annual "Guys Who Grill" event.

Barnyard animals compete in costume contest Video included

The Taylor County Fair wrapped up with some fashionable fun.

Taylor County Fair sees attendance boost

Taylor County Fair leaders say interest in the event increased this year.

Motorcycle ride benefits Boys and Girls Club in Wis. Rapids Video included

Engines revved Sunday when a close-knit Wisconsin Rapids motorcycle community got together to do what they love for a cause.

Oneida County drowning victim identified Video included

A man has died after rescuers responded to him struggling in the water in Oneida County, according to Minocqua Police Department officials.

Boy Scout helps people discard American flags

A central Wisconsin Boy Scout wants people to know what they should do with unwanted American flags.

Family on vacation loses RV in fire Video included

Updated: Jul 26, 2014 10:34 PM

A father-son road trip ended abruptly Saturday when the pair's RV went up in flames.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Copper theft Video included

Marathon County Crime Stoppers is asking for help to find the people responsible for stealing from a business in the Township of Cleveland near Stratford.

Woman dies after being hit by train in Taylor County Video included

Taylor County Sheriff's officials say a 33-year-old woman was found dead after being hit by a train in the village of Gilman.

Bike trail bridges Northwoods communities Video included

Communities in the Northwoods are a little bit more connected, thanks to bike paths.

American heroes take on Northwoods tradition Video included

Friday night, American heroes hit the baseball diamond in the Northwoods. 

'Screen on the Green' features classic film

Huddled in blankets Friday night, people in Wausau enjoyed a cinematic classic.

Hundreds remember jazz legend with fitting tribute Video included

Central Wisconsin is mourning the loss of a jazz legend. Sid Kyler was supposed to be the star of the show at Friday's 4th annual Sid Kyler River Valley Jazz Festival in Wausau. Instead, they honored his legacy.

Historic Wisconsin buildings could be getting a facelift Video included

Governor Scott Walker has partially lifted a ban on the historic preservation tax credit.

Farmers say cranberries are expected to do well Video included

Cranberries were in high supply last year, now conditions have changed.

Wausau cooking camp teaches healthy eating Video included

Central Wisconsin kitchens better be ready because there's a new group of chefs on the loose.

Avoiding invasive species a priority for boaters Video included

DNR officials were out Friday to make sure boaters leave the water safely and legally.

Thousands turn out for Langlade County Fair Video included

County fairs are a summertime favorite in Wisconsin, and for some at the Langlade County Fair, the sights and sounds take them back to their childhood. 

Garage sale lovers go online Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW)--Garage sale lovers are turning to online sites to search for bargains."I love to shop at garage sales, but with four kids and the price of gas it is really easy to go online and search for what I want," said Crista Bobinski of Kronenwetter.She uses the Facebook site Wausau Online Garage Sales to sell and shop."We used it to sell our backyard swing set and I just bought two chairs. I am now recovering them and it's a work in progress. I will get it done one of these days, said B...

Leaked ordinance sparks controversy in Langlade County Video included

Residents in a Langlade County town are fired up after what they say was a threat to their Second Amendment rights. 

UPDATE: Woman killed in bus crash identified Video included

The 67-year-old woman who was killed in a bus crash in Vilas County Thursday has been identified as Barbara Hilleque of Minocqua.

Wausau man breaks world record Video included

A central Wisconsin TV host turned his passion into a world record.

3 injured in Oneida Co. boat crash

Three people were injured in a boat crash in Oneida County Thursday, according to the Woodruff Police Department.

Attorney General hopeful proposes "senior citizen advocate" position Video included

A Wisconsin attorney general hopeful wants to create a new position with the State Justice Department.

Wausau councilwoman explains why she's on leave Video included

A Wausau city councilwoman is on a leave of absence, partly because of the stress of the job.

Packers fans fill Lambeau Field for annual shareholders meeting Video included

Almost 15,000 fans from across the country filled Lambeau Field today for the Packers annual shareholder meeting.  

Free ticket to fair for blood donations in central Wis. Video included

There's an incentive to donate blood in central Wisconsin this month.

A golf marathon for the animals Video included

MARSHFIELD (WAOW)-- A central Wisconsin man played golf on Thursday for 12 hours in a marathon he organized to raise money for a pet shelter.


Therapy dogs visit special needs campers Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW)-- The Aspirus YMCA branch in Weston is hosting a camp for special needs children and Thursday two therapy dogs visited the campers.


Trial ordered for man accused of trying to kill dog

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) - A 65-year-old Clark County man who told investigators that he "tried to skin his dog alive" was ordered to stand trial Thursday, according to online Clark County court records.

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