The Weston man accused of running a cockfighting ring is now in the Marathon County Jail, according to a jail official.
NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – The Clark County Sheriff's Department says some suspects from Neillsville have admitted vandalizing about 40 rural mailboxes during a nighttime spree across four townships.
The 2014 Children's Miracle Network campaign has kicked off.
WAUSAU (WAOW) - A 30-year-old Wausau man was charged Tuesday with fatally shooting another man outside a Wausau bar two months ago.
Many of us want the snow gone, especially after this brutal winter. But, public works crews say it can't go too quickly.
The battle over the sober server ordinance in Wausau is set to reach a conclusion Tuesday night.
The city of Wausau is one step closer in tackling its stray cat problem. On Tuesday, the Board of Public Works opened the bids from groups willing to take the cats.
AUBURNDALE (WAOW) – About 20 cattle were killed in a fire that destroyed a rural Auburndale milking barn early Tuesday, Auburndale Fire Chief Todd Bores said.
A popular name in the music industry visited UW-Stevens Point Monday.
Some rural central Wisconsin schools have to decide what to do about increasing enrollment.
A group has come to central Wisconsin to bring harmony to the area through art.
A Wisconsin burger chain is expanding to Wausau.
Central Wisconsin got a little taste of Spring today.Warmer temperatures brightened up the day for many in Marshfield.
We are remembering a central Wisconsin woman who captured our hearts.
Workers from Wausau Public Works are busy removing snow and ice build up from catch basins
PHILLIPS (WAOW) – The police chief in Phillips who has been targeted for dismissal by the mayor in a lengthy complaint denies any wrongdoing, his attorney said Monday.
CLARK COUNTY (WAOW) - A former Abbotsford math teacher accused of assaulting two 17-year-old female students appeared before a Clark County judge on new charges Monday and the judge ordered him to no longer use the internet, according to online court records.
WAUSAU (WAOW) - A judge Monday ordered that a 27-year-old man accused of killing and beheading a St. Paul, Minn., man stand trial after ruling he was competent to understand the court proceedings.
A Gleason man threw a bag holding a .38 caliber gun and it fired, hitting him in the leg, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department.
An iconic place in Medford is at risk of closing its doors. Owners of the Broadway Theater are asking the community for help and looking to the power of the Internet to keep things up and running.
The Olympic Winter Games may be over but the Olympic spirit is still making an impact in central Wisconsin.
One Rothschild woman is doing her part to get families to spend quality time together.
Central Wisconsin travel agents say the cold winter is inspiring more people to take a warm vacation getaway.
Families geared up for a summer outdoors by stopping by the Central Wisconsin RV and Camping Show Sunday in Rothschild.
A central Wisconsin audience was treated to jazz music Saturday afternoon.
On Sunday afternoon, the South Wood County Recreation Center in Wisconsin Rapids is hosting Skate with Taste, a showcase of approximately 100 area figure skaters.
Saturday is the night to turn clocks an hour ahead for Daylight Saving Time.
Tensions are high between Ukraine and Russia, as Russia maintains a presence in Ukraine's Crimea region.
One church in Wausau is still feeling the effects of the harsh winter.
The Neillsville Public Works director is asking residents to run water to avoid freeze ups.
A Marshfield woman who created national headlines after she told a would-be robber he couldn't have any money, but could have all the Tootsie Rolls he wanted, has died according to an obituary.
A Lincoln County homeowner called 911 around 3 a.m. Saturday morning after returning home to find smoke coming from the home, according to Lincoln County Sheriff's Department officials.
Fire crews are on scene at a Main Street business in Marathon.
The Central Wisconsin RV and Camping Show kicked off at the Patriot Center in Rothschild Friday.
It's the first Friday of Lent, and that means people across north-central Wisconsin are flocking to fish fries.
At the Ministry St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Marshfield, Olga Oney works as a certified nursing assistant helping sick children.
The executive director of Marshfield Clinic says a loss of $17 million in anticipated revenue since Oct. 1 is forcing budget cuts, including a 5 percent pay cut for doctors and employees who earn more more than $125,000.
Wausau Public Works crews are removing as much snow as they can before the temperature rises.
Friday is National Unplug Day.
Time is up for groups to submit bids to tackle Wausau's stray cat problem.
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.
A 1,500 pound house was rescued after it fell through a well cover early Wednesday morning, according to the Shawano County Sheriff's Department.
The 39-year-old man Stevens Point Police say poured gasoline in his apartment and then intentionally set it on fire and left is being held on a $100,000 bond.
MERRILL (WAOW) – An off-duty trooper with the Wisconsin State Patrol was intoxicated when she used her badge to confront another woman at a Merrill bar and accused her of being too young to drink, according to a criminal complaint.
Brutally cold weather and snow storms helped contribute to the fewest traffic fatalities on Wisconsin roads and highways in February since records started being kept in 1937, the state Transportation Department reported Wednesday.
At Garden Path Greenhouse in the Town of Marathon planting is underway beneath snow covered greenhouses.
Merrill firefighters and Wisconsin Public Service crews say they don't know what caused a possible gas leak Tuesday evening, or where it started.
The next phase of a multi-million dollar highway project will begin soon.
More than a dozen children put their magic skills to the test Tuesday.
A Wausau School District committee has agreed on some guidelines for song choices at school concerts.
The City of Wausau is looking for someone to help deal with stray cats.
A Wausau woman, accused of torturing and killing her boyfriend's dog, has pleaded guilty to two felonies of mistreating and poisoning an animal in Marathon County Court Tuesday.
The Saints belong to a 16 team league that prepares young men to play hockey in college. Coach and general manager Marty Quarters said he reached his breaking point with the city late last week.
LAC DU FLAMBEAU (WAOW) - The Lac du Flambeau band of Lake Superior Chippewa is helping pay for a job in the Vilas County District Attorney's office that is designed to speed up the prosecution of criminal cases.
WAUSAU (WAOW) – The district attorney from Langlade County was named Tuesday as special prosecutor for a Merrill woman accused of offering $1,000 and sex to hire a hit man to kill her boyfriend.
Wisconsin Assembly Republicans have picked Rep. Pat Strachota to serve as their majority leader, making her the first female majority leader in state history.
It's National Pancake Day! IHOP restaurants across the country are offering a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes with a donation to Children's Miracle Network.
Crews responded to a chimney fire in Merrill Monday, according to fire officials.
Children at the Antigo Boys and Girls Club had to find a different after-school activity Monday.
A Merrill woman is charged with plotting to kill a man with whom she was in a “bad relationship,” according to Marathon County Court records.
It was all about Dr. Seuss Monday at Maine Elementary School in Wausau.
The Village of Weston has voted to share a humane officer with the city of Wausau.
From riots and flames to invasions and meetings, the unrest in Ukraine continues.
There's a basketball spotlight shining on Stevens Point.
This Wisconsin winter is one for the record books.
The brutal temperatures, biting wind, and mounds of snow are enough to make many of us want to stay indoors. But, doctors say that can come with some serious side effects.
The Vilas County Sheriff's Department said Monday that an autopsy was ordered for a 49-year-old man found frozen to the ground outside his St. Germain home.
A snowman is the talk of the town in one northwoods community. That's because of its size and the cause behind it.
Rachel Campos-Duffy is co-hosting the View this week. Before her trip to New York, Congressman Sean Duffy's wife stopped by Wake Up Wisconsin to talk about the upcoming show.
Three separate crashes on Highway 29 in Marathon County Monday sent one person to the hospital with minor injuries, according to the Rothschild Police Department.
On Sunday hundreds got to see some former Packers in action, but this time it was on the basketball court.
In Wausau indoor cyclists set a fundraising record during a marathon workout session on Sunday.
The top student artists in Stevens Point displayed their work Sunday at the Riverfront Arts Center.
The Portage County Arts Alliance worked to keep community theater alive and well Sunday.
The Patriot Center in Rothschild opened its doors this weekend to muskie fishing fanatics.
The DNR is investigating an early morning snowmobile crash.
All the snow this winter is boosting tourism in the Northwoods.
Embattled Wisconsin state Assembly Majority Leader Bill Kramer says he is entering treatment as he faces pressure to resign amid charges that he sexually harassed multiple women at a Republican fundraiser.
Fundraising was the target of one dart tournament in Rhinelander on Saturday.
Skiers and snowboarders celebrated Mardi Gras at Granite Peak Saturday.
Traffic on northbound US 51 is down to one lane after a car fire this afternoon.
The cold Saturday did not scare off runners in the Stevens Point Bock Run.
The president of Marathon Savings Bank in Wausau retired Friday. He worked there for 39 years.
Crews battled a garage fire in Merrill on Friday, according to the Merrill Fire Department officials.
Wausau police officers were "Ballin' with Badges" Friday night.
Preliminary data from the National Weather Service indicates at least eleven new record lows were recorded early Friday morning.
Volunteers showed up early Friday at St. Bronislava Parish in Plover to make paczkis.
A battle for anglers on Lake Wausau Friday, as they moved their ice shanties off the lake.
Wausau West ninth graders got a history lesson with a local flavor on Friday.
Students at Maple Grove School in Hamburg are learning how to say no to sugary foods.
STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – Police raided a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point fraternity Friday, seizing marijuana and drug paraphernalia, Police Sgt. Tony Babl said.
Multiple crews are battling a house fire on County N in Marathon County, according to the sheriff's department.
Golfers need much warmer weather and green grass to tee off. With this year's winter, who knows when that will happen?
This latest round of winter weather is causing salt supplies to dwindle.
STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – Two people stopped by police following a report of shoplifting in Plover “shot up” methamphetamine while waiting for a sheriff's deputy to come back from his car, according to a criminal complaint.
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