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Semi gets stuck in Wausau, blocking road

A semi got stuck on 25th Street in Wausau, blocking traffic for a time.

Long winter sets back construction of new Dunkin' Donuts locations Video included

 The long winter has set back construction on several planned Dunkin' Donuts locations in north-central wisconsin.

Wausau woman out thousands of dollars in scam Video included

Woman loses $10,000 in scam Woman loses $10,000 in scam

Wausau police say a 91-year old woman is out thousands of dollars as the result of a scam.

UPDATE: Snow plows, loader destroyed in fire Video included

An early Friday morning fire at a rural Marathon County Highway Department garage destroyed snow plow trucks, a loader and other equipment, authorities 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.

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.

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.

Master artist named for 2014 Birds in Art show

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Massachusetts wildlife artist known for a preference of sketching live birds in the field has been named master artist for the Woodson Art Museum's 39th annual Birds in Art exhibition this fall.

Marathon Co. sheriff announces election plans Video included

The Marathon County Sheriff is kicking off his election campaign Wednesday.

Wisconsin governor's race: Candidates 180 degrees apart Video included

The race for governor appears to be officially underway, although both candidates have been in campaign mode for months.

Dozens of people attend Grand Avenue construction project meeting Video included

One of Wausau's busiest streets will get a makeover,

Wausau mall parent company to sell off properties Video included

The company that owns the Wausau mall is selling some of its property.

Prostitute started probe of Kronenwetter officer Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) – Wausau police arrested a veteran Kronenwetter policeman after a prostitute told investigators about “several sexual encounters for money” with him, Capt. Greg Hagenbucher said Monday.

Bucki trial day 5: Prosecution wraps up case in Bucki murder trial Video included

MERRILL (WAOW) – The prosecution wrapped up its case Friday against a Merrill man accused of killing his estranged wife and dumping her body in some Taylor County woods.

Power outages in Wausau area

Several thousand people are without power in the Wausau area Sunday night, according to the Wisconsin Public Service website.

WPS wants to retire Weston 1 generator Video included

Wisconsin Public Service Corp. said Friday it wants to shut down its oldest coal-fired electric generator near Wausau.

Jefferson Award: Dorothy Duberstein Video included

A Kronenwetter woman is named the Jefferson Award winner for her volunteer efforts.

Wausau Center Mall could catch a break on rent Video included

Wausau's mall is begging for a lifeline as it struggles to survive. Mall owners have asked the city council to stop charging it rent for one year.

Blessings in a Backpack gets $50,000 Video included

Blessings in a Backpack Blessings in a Backpack

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A program aimed at providing food for needy elementary school children in the Wausau and D.C. Everest schools will get a $50,000 grant over the next three years.  

Wausau woman wins Big Sister honor Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Wausau mother has been named Big Sister of the Year for Wisconsin by Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. 

Weston, Schofield pass new escort service laws Video included

WESTON (WAOW) - Police in Weston and Schofield now have a new tool designed to crack down on prostitutes who advertise online as escorts. They must be licensed. 

Rottweiler-type dog sought after biting Wausau boy Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Marathon County Health Department is looking for a dog that bit a boy in Wausau as he walked with his mother. 

Bucki trial day 2: 911 call played for jurors Video included

MERRILL (WAOW) – The Merrill man accused of killing his wife told a police dispatcher that his wife was missing and he got texts from her that he didn't answer “because, I mean, like she's going to kill herself on most of them,” according to testimony Tuesday.


Controversial road project in Wausau moves forward Video included

The Finance and Economic Development Committees took the next step toward approving a plan for redeveloping Thomas Street.

Fire danger levels rise Video included

With warmer temperatures on the way, DNR officials are warning of fire danger.

Weston voters to vote on cell phone ban Video included

Cell Phone Ban Referendum Cell Phone Ban Referendum

Voters in the Village of Weston will cast ballots on a cell phone ban while driving.

Athletic Park renovations almost complete Video included

The home of the Wisconsin Woodchucks is almost ready for opening day.

Schofield water tank springs a leak; cold blamed Video included

SCHOFIELD (WAOW) - The extreme and prolonged winter cold claimed another victim Monday - an elevated water tower in Schofield.

Rebuilding Wausau's Grand Ave. begins soon Video included

Wausau's Grand Avenue Wausau's Grand Avenue

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A $2.9 million construction project to resurface Wausau's Grand Avenue begins within weeks.

Crash victim reunites with man who helped her

A Rib Mountain crash victim has found the person she says helped her get through it.

Where the Locals Eat: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

It's time for a three-meal journey across north-central Wisconsin to find where the locals eat.

Radar Alert

Another round of winter weather

The National Weather Service will have widespread winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories across the state of Wisconsin active on Monday.

Newsline 9 Interactive: Sharing pictures

  Sharing pictures of what you see with Newsline 9 couldn't be any easier and then we can share them with the rest of central Wisconsin.

One person hurt in Wausau crash

Wausau police say a car ran a stop sign, sending one person to the hospital.

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