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UPDATE: 1 killed, 6-8 people hurt in bus crash

MINOCQUA (WAOW) – One person was killed and multiple people hurt when two vehicles and a small bus crashed just north of Minocqua on Thursday morning, the Wisconsin State Patrol said.

Home sales up in central Wisconsin Video included

There is a change of pace in the real estate market. Home sales across the country are at their highest level in eight months. Sales in central Wisconsin are even stronger.

Marathon County's Cedar Creek mall sold Video included

Plans to save a Marathon County mall are complete.

Wausau mayor announces action plan for city's government Video included

Wausau mayor Jim Tipple announced an action plan to review the city's three branches of government.

Merrill art students bring history to life through mural Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW)--Some Merrill art students are trying their hands at a project the entire community can enjoy.

Ex-Wausau businessman gets 11 years in prison Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A former Wausau businessman was sentenced to 11 years in prison Wednesday for racketeering, fraud and theft involving at least $1 million following a plea deal that resolved prosecutions in Marathon and Waupaca counties.

Kronenwetter police: Vandals causing problems Video included

KRONENWETTER (WAOW) – Kronenwetter police say officers will be patrolling parks and streets more closely following a string of vandalism and thefts of road signs that has cost the village thousands of dollars in repairs and cleanup

UPDATE: Star Lake woman dies in rescuing boy Video included

EAGLE RIVER (WAOW) – A 47-year-old woman who tried to rescue a young boy in trouble while swimming has died of an apparent drowning, the Vilas County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday.


Wausau park attack suspect skips court; search is on

Police are now looking for a Wausau man accused of attacking a woman at a park. This comes after he did not show up in court Wednesday.

Walker seeks federal disaster aid due to winter cold

MADISON (WAOW) – Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday he has requested a federal disaster declaration for eight counties, including Marathon, Clark and Wood, because the severe winter cold caused unexpected damages.

Red Cross in need of blood donations

The Red Cross is asking for your help to prevent a blood shortage.

Former workers rebound after mill closure Video included

About six years ago, the Domtar paper mill in Port Edwards shut its doors, leaving more than 500 people without jobs, but a recent report says those workers are bouncing back.

Man injured by hay bale in rural Marathon County

A man was injured Tuesday night by a hay bale in rural Marathon County, according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department.

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