Home - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Top Stories

Read More

Hundreds come together for inaugural 'Be Amazing' fall fest Video included

The Wausau area is coming together to create triumph out of tragedy, remembering the victims from the March 22 shooting. 

More>>

Ravens force 5 TOs, rout struggling Packers 23-0

The Baltimore Ravens forced five turnovers in their third shutout of the season, blanking the Green Bay Packers 23-0 Sunday.    

More>>

Officials investigating possible human remains found in Juneau County

Authorities in Juneau County are working to identify human remains found near Lyndon Station.  

More>>

The Latest: Plans for Manson's remains 'undetermined'

Prison officials say it's "undetermined" what will happen with the remains of cult leader Charles Manson.

More>>

WH: Trump not stumping for Moore due to discomfort with bid

The White House says President Donald Trump isn't campaigning for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore because of "discomfort" with the sexual misconduct allegations made by several women.

More>>

White House: True cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billion

The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or slightly over half a trillion dollars.

More>>

Police: 9-year-old girl used to smuggle drugs into prison

Police say a 9-year-old girl was used to smuggle drugs into a Vermont prison. Vermont State Police say one of three people who've been charged showed the girl how to slip drugs enclosed in cellophane wrap to an inmate during visitation on Sept. 10 at the Northern State Correctional Facility in Newport. 

More>>

White House: True cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billion

The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or slightly over half a trillion dollars.

More>>

Local Wisconsin officials considering own mining regulations

Local governments are considering putting their own mining regulations in place as Gov. Scott Walker prepares to lift Wisconsin's nearly 20-year ban on gold and silver mining. 

More>>

Two killed in same town in separate hunting incidents

Two men were found dead in separate hunting-related accidents in the same town on Saturday, an official said. 

More>>

Tinsel Trail tradition continues in Stevens Point Video included

For more than forty years Tinsel Trail has brought the Portage County community together while getting in the holiday spirit. 

More>>

Magnitude 3.7, 2.9 quakes rattle Oklahoma town early Sunday

The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded two earthquakes that struck near a central Oklahoma town.

More>>

Aide says Trump 'discomfort' why he's not stumping for Moore

A White House aide says President Donald Trump isn't campaigning for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore due to "discomfort" with allegations that the former judge initiated sexual contact with teenage girls decades ago.

More>>

Turkey bans all LGBTI events in Ankara, citing security

Turkish officials have banned all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups in the country's capital. 

More>>

Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper

The U.S. Secret Service says an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to jump a security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House.

More>>

UPDATE: Two boys found safe after missing for a week in Adams Co. Video included

The Adams County Sheriff's Office said two boys have been found safe after they went missing for a week.

More>>

One injured in Forest Co. hunting accident Video included

One person is injured in Forest Co. after shooting themselves while hunting, according to an official with the Department of Natural Resources.

More>>

Hunters, DNR hit the woods for Wisconsin's gun deer season Video included

The first day of the nine-day gun deer season is finally here and hunters across the state were out early trying to snag a trophy buck.

More>>

Wausau charity fills empty bowls Video included

A Wausau charity is hoping to fill empty stomachs before the holiday. 

More>>

No. 5 Wisconsin wins slugfest against No. 19 Michigan 24-10

Alex Hornibrook's 24-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Taylor in third quarter broke open a defensive slugfest, Kendric Pryor scored on an end-around and No. 5 Wisconsin beat No. 19 Michigan 24-10 on Saturday to remain undefeated. 

More>>

Boston free speech rally draws supporters, protesters

Boston Boston

A few dozen free speech advocates have rallied peacefully on Boston Common but just like last summer's event, they were outnumbered by counterprotesters. 

More>>

University of Wisconsin-Superior suspends 25 programs

University of Wisconsin-Superior leaders say they plan to suspend 25 programs to eliminate poor-performing majors and minors. 

More>>

New $167M Wisconsin wind farm to power 25,000 homes

A new wind farm in southwestern Wisconsin is expected to bring power to about 25,000 homes.

More>>

Video shows moments after Ashland Co. boy was shot Video included

Cellphone video reveals what happened moments after a sheriff's deputy shot and killed a 14-year-old boy in Ashland County. 

More>>

Annual "Party For A Purpose" held in Wausau Video included

While husbands track down deer, their better halves had a night on the town in Wausau.

More>>

Hunters flock to store before gun deer season Video included

Hunters of all ages lined up bright and early outside Mills Fleet farm in Wausau to gear up for the gun-deer season that starts Saturday.

More>>

Hunger and homelessness bus tour in Wausau Video included

People in Wausau boarded a bus today to see how the community is helping the hungry and homeless in honor of national hunger and homelessness week.  

More>>

Feds propose $1.8 million fine in Wisconsin plant explosion

Federal labor officials say a Wisconsin milling company should pay $1.8 million in fines for failing to prevent a fatal plant explosion earlier this year.

More>>

Lincoln Hills staff members share sexual harassment stories Video included

At Lincoln Hills, employees used to take a walk around campus during their lunch breaks.

More>>

Wausau area comedy club closing its doors

Wausau's only comedy club is closing its doors. 

More>>

UWSP administrator overturns ruling on conservative student group Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - An administrator at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has overturned a student government decision to keep a conservative group off campus. 

More>>

More deer, younger hunters expected for Wisconsin gun season

Wisconsin's nine day gun deer season starts Saturday.

More>>

Police: Suspect in Tomahawk murder said he didn't know why he did it Video included

A 32-year-old Wausau man killed his friend of more than four years in Tomahawk Thursday evening and it's unclear why, Tomahawk Police said Friday during a news conference.

More>>

Former Wisconsin prisons secretary penning tell-all book

A former Wisconsin prisons secretary is writing a tell-all book about how he was driven out of state government.

More>>

Wisconsin Elections head says reduced staff poses risks

The head of Wisconsin's Elections Commission says a 28 percent reduction in staff weakens security of the state's voting systems at a time when concerns about Russian interference in elections is forcing officials to make additional safeguards.

More>>

Woman with crude anti-Trump truck decal arrested on unrelated warrant

The driver of a pickup displaying an expletive-filled message to President Donald Trump and his supporters in the Houston area was arrested Thursday on an outstanding warrant.

More>>

Wausau Elks Lodge collects deer hides to help veterans

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Hunters can donate deer hides to the Wausau Elks Lodge to help wheelchair-bound veterans.

More>>

Hunters can donate venison to feed the needy

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Wisconsin's nine-day gun deer hunt starts Saturday morning and hunters are reminded they can donate venison to feed the needy.

More>>

One-year-old Schofield girl tests positive for meth; father suspected

SCHOFIELD (WAOW) - A one-year-old girl tested positive for methamphetamine and Everest Metro Police say the father had "somehow exposed" the child to the dangerous drug, according to police reports released Friday. 

More>>

Man accused of following women, ramming into their cars

WISN-TV WISN-TV

A Burlington man is in jail, accused of following women with his pickup truck and then repeatedly ramming into them on purpose.

More>>

Person suffers broken bones, burns in cheese plant explosion

One person was hurt during an explosion at a cheese plant Friday morning.

More>>

Mike Breunling joins runners for 8th annual Turkey Trot

Runners are getting read for the 8th Annual Eastbay Turkey Trot next week.

More>>

20 injured in fire at Pennsylvania senior living community

At least 20 people have been injured in a massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania.

More>>

Micon Cinema deal being restructured for vacant Sears building in Wausau Video included

The Wausau Economic and Development Committee meets Thursday evening to discuss the vacant Sears building.

More>>

  • Submit your news tips!

    * denotes required fields

    We have received your vote.

    Thanks for your idea!

Powered by Frankly