A central Wisconsin organization is making a difference in the lives of wounded Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans. More>>
Motorcycles rumbled through central Wisconsin Saturday for the 10th annual Wausau Fire Charity Ride. Organizers said about 500 riders took part in the nearly 200 mile ride.
It was a day of a celebration for hundreds of NTC grads and their families. More than 750 Northcentral Technical College students graduated Saturday. Organizers said about 430 students took part in the ceremony. More>>
Hundreds of people went the extra mile for a central Wisconsin baby battling cancer. More>>
The Powerball jackpot just keeps climbing. People in central Wisconsin are turning out in big numbers to win. Friday, the jackpot grew to $600 million, the largest in Powerball history. More>>
Powerball fever has hit north central Wisconsin. Owners at Townline market in Wausau say everyone wants that winning ticket. More>>
Drivers could hit major delays Friday evening on I-39. Bridge work between Stevens Point and Mosinee has the northbound side of the highway down to one lane. More>>
The Village of Kronenwetter has revealed the winning name for a park. More>>
The amount of overtime the Wausau Police Department is paying its officers is rising. More>>
The Emerald Ash Borer is a tiny beetle that does a lot of damage. More>>
Finding child care is an in-demand and expensive endeavor in Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has suspended all burning permits statewide because of dry, windy, and warm conditions. More>>
It was the 8th snowiest winter on record. But now it seems Spring has finally sprung. More>>
The Wausau Police Department tells Newsline 9 the pit bull that attacked a young girl has been deemed vicious. This new label carries some stiff consequences for the owner. More>>
The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office and Wisconsin Department of Corrections are looking for a Merrill man. Sheriff's officials say Christopher Meindel, 36, was released on a signature bond from Lincoln County Court but has now fled from officers. More>>
Soccer players in our area are joining in on the fight against cancer.
We're getting a first look at surveillance video from the Marathon County jail attack. More>>
Two people have now been charged after a drug bust in Marathon County. Juan Quintero, 35, and Bonnie Michelotti, 49, are in jail. More>>
Some grade school students from Athens left their classrooms and toured a dairy farm Monday afternoon. More>>
WAUSAU (WAOW) - Wausau police say a seven-year-old girl was bitten in the face by a pit bull after the girl got too close to the dog in the backyard they shared.
WAUSAU (WAOW) - Wausau police say a seven-year-old girl was bitten in the face by a pit bull after the girl got too close to the dog in the backyard they shared.More>>
Many Wausau-area florists were busy with last minute orders Sunday. More>>
Volunteers with the Walleyes for Tomorrow were watching one cylinder full of nearly 5,000 fish eggs, waiting for them all to hatch. Many of the fish already hatched and volunteers waited for the rest. More>>
Members of the St. Paul's United Church of Christ held a free Mother's Day craft and cupcake decorating event on Saturday. More>>
Two people have been arrested after a drug bust in Marathon County. According to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department, a 35-year-old man was arrested in the parking lot of a Rib Mountain store. More>>
Officials said about 1,000 people attended a GOP event in central Wisconsin this weekend. The State Republican Convention was held at the Patriot Center in Rothschild. More>>
A steamroller, woodcut blocks, and several area high schoolers helped bring a unique type of art to life in Wausau on Saturday.
Some big name republicans visited our area Saturday, for a major political event.
It was a beautiful day for the start of Wisconsin's fishing opener.
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>>
Local Democrats are talking about the state Republican convention going on in the Wausau area this weekend. More>>
A rummage sale is being held this weekend in Weston this weekend, and all the money goes for a special purpose to help find a missing Wausau woman. More>>
After months of planning and construction, Wausau's federal building is finally re-opened. More>>
MERRILL (WAOW) - The owners of two longtime clothing stores say they will close the doors after 40 years in business in downtown Merrill. Jack and Sherry Kleinschmidt said Friday they will begin a going out of business sale at Thelma's and The Guy's Shop on Thursday. More>>
The "Never Forgotten Honor Flight" takes veterans to the nation's capitol to see monuments in their honor.
About a hundred people learned about breast cancer awareness Thursday night in a humorous way. More>>
On Thursday project leaders opened up the new biomass plant for an inside look at how it's coming along. More>>
Investigators are back on the scene in Lincoln County, where the investigation continues into the case of a missing woman. More>>
The sound of a police scanner is something Dave Tessmer hears all day and—if he's awake—all night. More>>
Lincoln County Sheriff's officers hope missing person Anita Bucki is alive, but they still haven't found her after a search of her home and the surrounding area. More>>
Concerns about a construction crane closed traffic on Highway 51 Wednesday night. More>>
Children have a lot of entertainment to choose from these days, a the majority of it involves a screen.
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>>
MERRILL (WAOW) - The Merrill Fire Department says a grass fire closed a portion of state Highway 107 near Merrill late Tuesday afternoon. Officials say the fire eruptednear Council Grounds State Park and the cause remained under investigation. Officials say the fire broke out in very windy conditions on a day when the state Department of Natural Resources declared a high or very high fire danger in many central Wisconsin counties as summer-like conditions engulfed the area. More>>
The Marshfield Clinic is trying something new to raise awareness about breast cancer; humor. More>>
The latest weather forecasts have us channeling Spring and thinking green and clean. More>>
A free Wausau television channel may start charging for programming. More>>
On Monday, some Merrill High School students learned how expensive real life can be. It was all part of a reality simulation put on by the school. More>>
Wisconsin Public Service Corp. says power has been restored in the Merrill area, after 3,200 customers were without power Monday afternoon. More>>
An exciting first for the "Never Forgotten Honor Flight" in our area.
As the weather warms up, firefighters are reminding people to be careful when burning outdoors.Officials said this time of year, there is a high risk for grass fires. A Wausau Fire Lieutenant said they responded to a grass fire Sunday on Franklin Street in the Town of Wausau. More>>
Organizers say more than 200 people headed to Dale's Weston Lanes Saturday night to help support four-year-old Jordan Dixon. More>>
Organizers say about 450 people participated in an annual walk to raise awareness for multiple sclerosis. More>>
A nationwide campaign to collect unused and unwanted prescription drugs wrapped up Saturday afternoon. More>>
It finally feels like Spring outside in most of Central Wisconsin. More>>
MERRILL (WAOW) - Merrill police say three teens are in custody after reports of a string car burglaries early Friday morning. Lt. Chris Hartwig said items believed taken from at least four separate car burglaries were recovered. The items included some audio speakers, he said. Hartwig said officers responded to a 5:30 a.m. report of burglaries and apprehended two 17-year-old boys and a 19-year-old man. Hartwig said the investigation is also looking into whether some garage burglaries occurred. More>>
Technology is changing the way students learn and how teachers interact with them. More>>
People right here in Central Wisconsin are taking part in a nationwide event to raise awareness about sexual assault. More>>
Governor Scott Walker is talking about the search for the next Marathon County Sheriff on his Twitter page. More>>
A Marathon County task force is recommending cutting funding completely for stray cats. More>>
The Boston Marathon bombing is an event hitting close to home for Andy Davis.
"We have some friends that were out there running and were near the finish line, that were in that spot where the bombing took place twenty minutes before," Davis told Newsline 9. More>>
NTC Merrill campus for safety training opens with ribbon cutting. More>>
MADISON (WAOW) - National Guard armories in five central Wisconsin cities will be renovated under plans approved by the state Building Commission on Wednesday. Gov. Scott Walker, who chairs the eight-member commission, said armory projects were approved in 15 cities, including Abbotsford, Antigo, Merrill, Neillsville and Waupaca. Details of the projects were not immediately released. More>>
The inmate accused in last months Marathon County jail attack has been bound over for trial. More>>
The "Never Forgotten Honor Flight" returned to central Wisconsin Monday night, after a day-long trip to Washington, D.C.
The Wausau City Council has voted in favor of limiting funding for stray animals at the Marathon County Humane Society. More>>
A New York firm, KPS Capital Partners, has announced it plans to combine Wausau Paper's Mosinee and Rhinelander mills into a much bigger company. More>>
The "Never Forgotten Honor Flight" got back from Washington, D.C. Monday night.
A police dog in the Wausau community will retire in a few weeks. More>>
New disturbing details are emerging in a Marathon County murder investigation. A man has now been charged with intentional homicide and trying to hide a body.
The city of Wausau wants to limit funding for stray animals at the Marathon County Humane Society. A resolution is on the agenda for a common council meeting Tuesday. More>>
Join us Thursday night on Newsline 9 at 10:00 as we take you inside the changing classroom. More>>
BROKAW (WAOW) - The former Wausau Paper mill in Brokaw has been sold again. Niagara Worldwide LLC and its subsidiary Brokaw Development said Monday it sold the 50-acre site for an undisclosed amount. Don Jacobsmeyer, director of real estate for Niagara Worldwide, said Brokaw Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of B B Metals, a metal scrap company located near Manitowoc owned by Bob Burrows, purchased the property. "Hopefully, there will be jobs created," Jacobsmeyer said. "There was some good ware... More>>
A new twist in a case where Marathon County Sheriff's Department officials say a woman fell out of a truck and later died. More>>