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UPDATE: Gunman arrested after taking hostage in Wittenberg Video included

A 28-year-old gunman held a fast food worker hostage for about an hour Tuesday in Wittenberg, let him go unharmed and then surrendered himself about an hour later without incident, Shawano County Sheriff Randall Wright said.
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Exclusive sneak peak: Meet Hank the Ballpark Pup Video included

It's an exciting time for the Milwaukee Brewers! After a disappointing season last year, the Brew Crew is off to a HOT start.
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Tornado drill scheduled for April 24 Video included

A statewide tornado drill is in the works later this month.
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Wausau's Thomas Street project moves forward

Wausau's Thomas Street project is out of the brainstorming phase. More>>

No decision reached on Wausau mall's rent payment Video included

The Wausau City Council has decided not to do anything right now about giving the Wausau Center mall a break on rent. More>>

Nerf gun scare in Wausau

Wausau police dealt with a false alarm Tuesday night. More>>

Two hurt in Portage County crash Video included

Two people were hurt in a Portage County crash Tuesday. More>>

Wausau businesses recognized in award ceremony Video included

Some Wausau-area businesses were recognized Tuesday morning at the Small Business Awards.
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Campus reacts to students death in Portage Co. crash Video included

UW Stevens Point students and staff are mourning the loss of two lives that were taken too soon.
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Family refuses to give up hope in search for missing dogs Video included

A central Wisconsin family refuses to give up searching for their dogs. The Dundore's two German shepherds went missing from Birnamwood in January. More>>

Fire in utility closet threatens Wausau apartments Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A fire that started in what was described as a utility closet threatened an apartment complex Tuesday afternoon but caused no damage to any apartments, fire officials said.  . More>>

2 fined for mistreating Brown Co. dairy cows Video included

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Two people convicted of mistreating cows at a Brown County dairy farm have been fined hundreds of dollars.  More>>

Deputies: Two UWSP students die in motorcycle crash Video included

Authorities say two UW-Stevens Point seniors died in a Portage County motorcycle crash Monday afternoon. More>>

UPDATE: Woman escapes Wausau fire Video included

The Wausau Fire Department says a woman escaped a house fire in the 700 block of Washington Street Tuesday morning. More>>

Where to bring your leftover prescription drugs

Scores of Wisconsin law enforcement agencies will accept prescription medications this weekend as part of a national effort to safely dispose of expired and leftover drugs.
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