MOSINEE (WAOW) - Wausau Paper said that a $110 million deal to sell its mills in Rhinelander and Mosinee to a New York private equity firm was signed Monday. The mills and their specialty paper business will became part of a new company called Expera Specialty Solutions under the deal with KPS Capital Partners, said Hank Newell, president and CEO of Wausau Paper. "This transaction accomplishes all of our key objectives," Newell said in a statement.he new company will be better able ... More>>
UPDATE: Vilas County authorities say the woman involved in a crash last week involving an SUV and a semi truck has died from her injuries. More>>
Forest County Sheriff's Department officials say a 26-year-old man was killed in a one car crash just after midnight. More>>
A Medford High School student is about to accomplish something few ever will. He's never missed a day of school, and now he's just a few days away from graduation. More>>
Two men have been charged in a multi-county burglary ring. More>>
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Department of Natural Resources spokesman Robert Manwell said Thursday the fire in Douglas and Bayfield counties is 100 percent contained. More>>
The long, cold winter has grounded a Northwoods bird, but a group in Antigo is trying to help loons get back in the sky. More>>
Forest County authorities say a woman was found after she was reported missing Friday afternoon. More>>
A Crandon man charged with a hit-and-run death on New Year's Day 2012 has been found guilty on all but one count, according to online court records. More>>
Two people were hurt in a three-car crash in Oneida County. More>>
About two dozen different businesses in the Rhinelander area are trying to brush up on their customer service.
Authorities say a 76-year-old Tomahawk man was hospitalized Monday after accidentally igniting a brush fire on some county forest land before he collapsed and was rescued by a conservation warden. More>>
Lincoln County Sheriff's officials said 48-year-old Anita Bucki was reported missing last Friday evening. Friday afternoon, Newsline Nine spoke with Bucki's close friend of eight years, Julie Zietlow about the case. More>>
The sound of a police scanner is something Dave Tessmer hears all day and—if he's awake—all night. More>>
Anita Bucki's brother, Cliff Brown, said she's one of ten siblings in the family. He said Anita is the most responsible and level-headed of the group. That's why he said her disappearance, with no calls to anyone, makes this case even more frustrating and surprising. More>>
Many anglers will head to Wisconsin waterways this weekend for the start of the fishing season opener, but there is still thick ice on lakes in the Northwoods. More>>
Lincoln County authorities are crediting Tomahawk firefighters with helping to save three people after they fell through the ice in the Town of King. More>>
Forest County Sheriff's Office officials say they wrapped up a seven month drug investigation on Friday. More>>
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The long winter has affected Wisconsin's deer herd. Department of Natural Resources ecologist Kevin Wallenfang says most reports of stressed or dead deer have come in the past few weeks. Wallenfang says the longer winter conditions persist, the greater impact on the herd. He says deer have burned through their fat reserves and are in critical need of food. State biologists consider winter's effect on survival when developing 2013 harvest quotas, which will be relea... More>>
The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is celebrating its 80th anniversary. More>>
RHINELANDER (WAOW) - The long winter with deep snow in northern Wisconsin will dampen the opening of the hook-and-line inland fishing season May 4 -- at least for some campers. More>>
Three cities in Central Wisconsin observed record low maximum high temperatures on April 20, according to the National Weather Service. More>>
Lincoln County Sheriff's officials say a 49-year-old man died after an ATV crash in the Township of Harrison Saturday evening. More>>
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