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Highway department fire, massive damage Video included

A fire at a Marathon County Highway Department building has caused massive damage and departments are continuing to battle the blaze, according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department.

One person killed in rural Tomahawk fire Video included

One person has died in a house fire east of Tomahawk on Thursday, Lt. Grant Peterson with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department said.

Wisconsin State Patrol recognizes its dispatchers Video included

Wisconsin State Patrol is recognizing its dispatchers, it's all part of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

Spring snow could affect Northwoods businesses Video included

The snow seems to be overstaying its welcome in the Northwoods, which could cause a lot of trouble for businesses there.

Spring storm closes dozens of schools Video included

More than halfway through April, schools in northcentral Wisconsin are still struggling with snow day cancellations.

More cities cancel run water advisories Video included

KRONENWETTER (WAOW) – More central Wisconsin cities are telling water users to stop running water from a faucet to keep underground lines from freezing.

UPDATE: Power restored to most WPS customers

Heavy, wet snow that accumulated to 10 inches in places knocked out power to nearly 4,400 customers in northern Wisconsin early Thursday, Wisconsin Public Service Corp. said.

Flood emergency declared on Wolf River

WAUPACA (WAOW) – Waupaca County Emergency Management has declared a flood emergency on the Wolf River downstream from New London because of high water. 

Judge modifies bond for Newman High teacher Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A judge on Thursday modified the conditions for a Newman High School religion teacher and soccer coach to be free on bond.

Salt supply OK in Wausau and Marathon County Video included

Road salt supply Road salt supply

Wausau plow drivers still have 1,000 tons of salt available for use on roads.

Agriculture Interview: Rural Health Initiative meeting Video included

Heather Schlesser from the Marathon County UW-Extension Office joined Newsline 9 at 11 a.m. to talk about an upcoming meeting about the Rural Health Initiative.

Preliminary hearing set in teacher sex case Video included

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) - A preliminary hearing has been set for a former Abbotsford math teacher accused of sexually assaulting two 17-year-old female students beginning last October, including one of them in his classroom during a weekend basketball tournament.

Marathon County Sheriff will run for re-election Video included

The race for Marathon County Sheriff is officially underway.

Snow closes schools, offices in Lac du Flambeau

The Lac du Flambeau Tribal Communications Office is reporting that the Lake du Flambeau Tribal Government Offices and Public Schools are closed Thursday because of inclement weather.

New Wausau fire chief announced Video included

After a long interview process, Wausau has a new fire chief.

Local women honored for work with assault victims

Two central Wisconsin women were honored Wednesday for their work with sexual assault victims.

WIAA members forward multiplier proposal to committee Video included

WIAA officials will vote today on how to create fair competition between private and public schools.

UPDATE: Mark Bucki found guilty in death of wife Video included

The Lincoln County man accused of killing his wife and hiding her body has been found guilty on all three counts.

Another round of winter weather hits Northwoods hard Video included

They say April showers bring May flowers. But the question is, what does April snow bring?

UPDATE: Phone problems in Marshfield fixed

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) -- Phone outages, including problems making 911 calls, were reported in the Marshfield on Wednesday, according to Wood County officials.

Stevens Point fire chief named Wausau fire chief

The fire chief in Stevens Point has been hired to lead the Wausau Fire Department, Mayor Jim Tipple said Wednesday.

Rhinelander man gets deal in shooting uncle Video included

RHINELANDER (WAOW) - A Rhinelander man accused of shooting his uncle in the abdomen has pleaded guilty to one felony in a plea agreement, but it could be dismissed in a year, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

UPDATE: Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team

Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens.

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