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Adams Co. man missing since 2017 found dead in Marathon City motel

The man found dead in a motel room closet in Marathon City last week was a 28-year-old Adams County man missing since November 2017, Marathon County Sheriff's Lt. Jeff Stefonek said Monday. 


SPECIAL REPORT: Violence in video games: A 30 year debate

As the wave of video games continues to sweep across the United States with 97% of kids aged 12 to 17 playing, a 30 year-old debate has rekindled.


UPDATE: Weekend Wausau blaze considered suspicious

A Wausau weekend blaze is now considered “suspicious,” according to Lt. Brian Stahl.


Teens playing basketball stop game, kneel for funeral procession Video included

A group of basketball players are being praised on social media for stopping their game and taking a knee as a funeral procession passed in Louisiana.


Horace Mann middle school gives resource officer a token of appreciation

A school resource officer was presented with a Thin Blue Line quilt made by students and a teacher at Horace Mann Middle School according to Wausau School District's Facebook page.  


Central Wisconsin man held in northeast Minnesota shooting

Authorities in northeastern Minnesota are holding a Wisconsin man in a Friday night shooting.


2018 Rib Mountain Snowmelt Contest

If you think you have an idea of what date the snow will finally melt, then you should definitely enter the Rib Mountain Snowmelt Contest!


Junction City woman drives wrong way on Highway 51; cited for OWI

MERRILL (WAOW) - A 59-year-old Junction City woman was drunk when she drove north in the southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 51 late Saturday night, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department. 


Family warning others after dog poisoned with meth, cocaine

Jen O'Brien's 2-year-old boxer Allie is just about back to normal.


Frail inmate dies days after 'tyrannical' judge ignores request for breathing treatment Video included

A Florida judge is facing criticism after a video captured her angry exchange with a frail inmate in a wheelchair who died a few days later.


Dream job: Harley-Davidson interns get a free motorcycle Video included

Harley-Davidson is offering free motorcycles for those who join its summer internship program.


Low milk prices force farmers to make tough decision

Cows at the former Kurt Dairy farm in Dane County. Cows at the former Kurt Dairy farm in Dane County.

It was always Kyle Kurt's dream to run his own a dairy farm.


Royal baby: It’s a boy for Kate on England’s national day Video included

The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday to a healthy baby boy - a third child for Kate and Prince William and fifth in line to the British throne.


Neenah church celebrates members turning 100-years-old Video included

Four members of a Fox Valley church celebrated their centennials Sunday. 


Family of Wisconsin teen swept into Gulf of Mexico works to improve safety

It's been one month since a Wisconsin teenager went missing in the Gulf of Mexico.


Wisconsin Consumer Protection warns about summer jobs scam

As the weather begins to warm up, it's almost time for students to start thinking about looking for a summer job.


Seasonal Spring weather this week Video included

Quiet Spring weather continues


Beyond cookies: Thousands of girls are becoming Cub Scouts

Six months after announcing a historic change, the Boy Scouts have begun admitting girls into the Cub Scouts program.


Wisconsin VA uses alternate therapies to reduce opioid use Video included

A Veterans Affairs hospital in Wisconsin is using nontraditional therapies for pain and mental health as officials continue to address problems with over-prescribing medication at the facility.


UPDATE: Missing man found safe Video included

Police are searching for a 70-year-old man missing from Dane County.


Police: Man fatally run over by own vehicle in Middleton

Police in Middleton say a man was fatally injured when his own vehicle rolled over him.


Bryan Steil becomes GOP front-runner to win Paul Ryan's seat Video included

A former driver for House Speaker Paul Ryan who has been active in Wisconsin Republican politics for years is running to succeed Ryan in Congress.


2 teens rescued from Rib River in Marathon Co. Video included

Multiple first responders are searching Rib River off of Highway 29. A Newsline 9 reporter on scene says there are multiple ATV's searching near the water along with a boat. This a developing story. 


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