WAUSAU (WAOW) -- Some Wausau area students took part in a living World War II history lesson.Seventh graders at Horace Mann Middle School heard veterans share their memories.Walter John Chilsen of Wausau says the stories are important for children to hear."They need to hear how the war started and what it took to win it. And I think they need to learn why it is always important to be on guard," said Chilsen.The Wausau man is one of several veterans who shared their stories.Students said it wa...
Everest Metro police say they believe they know where the Weston man is accused of running a cockfighting ring. But, they can't arrest him.
MERRILL (WAOW) – A trooper with the Wisconsin State Patrol has been ordered to pay $330 in fines and costs for disorderly conduct after she was intoxicated and used her badge in a confrontation at a Merrill bar, according to online court records.
WAUSAU (WAOW) – A band featuring family members of the Allman Brothers and Neville Brothers bands and a 14-year-old guitarist with connections to Grammy-winning artist Buddy Guy are booked for the 23rd annual Big Bull Falls Blues Fest in August.
After one of the coldest, snowiest winters on record, an end is in sight. Finally, signs of spring are starting to pop up. One icicle drop at a time, winter is melting away.
It's billed as a spotlight on the arts or a taste of Mardi Gras with a central Wisconsin twist.
Firefighters put out a fire at a recycling plant in Mosinee.
Students at an area middle school are combating bullying one step at a time.
The cold winter has had a negative impact on construction. Workers have been fighting through miserable weather to meet spring deadlines. But, it's not looking good.
MADISON (WAOW) – A central Wisconsin woman was placed on three years probation Thursday for threatening to kill a U.S. Administrative law judge, a prosecutor said.
WAUSAU (WAOW) - A 51-year-old Weston man who prosecutors say had hundreds of pictures of child pornography on his smart phone pleaded not guilty Thursday to 48 felony counts of possession of child pornography, according to online court records.
The March Jefferson Award winner is Kirk Rodman who is the Volunteer General Manager at The Highground veterans memorial in Neillsville.
NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – The prosecution of a former Abbotsford math teacher accused of sexually assaulting two 17-year-old female students beginning last October was delayed Thursday after he requested a new attorney, online court records said.
Crews are dealing with a water main break on a private residential property in Wausau, according to police.
The county that once led the state in snowmobile fatalities hasn't had any this season. Authorities in Vilas County say some recent changes are making the self-proclaimed snowmobile capital of the world safer.
Wisconsin highway departments have used a lot of street salt this winter.
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