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Marathon Co. owns land where home exploded Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) – Marathon County now owns and is cleaning up the rural Wausau property where a man was killed in January after rigging his home to explode, authorities said Tuesday. More>>

A good corn harvest could mean lower prices for farmers Video included

RINGLE (WAOW) - Agricultural officials are expecting a spike in Wisconsin's corn harvest this year. More>>

Rothschild fire chief resigns after a year on the job Video included

ROTHSCHILD (WAOW) – The fire chief in Rothschild has resigned, authorities said Friday. More>>

No cause yet in Rothschild motel death Video included

ROTHSCHILD (WAOW) – It could be two months before investigators know what caused the death of a 49-year-old man found dead in a motel room last weekend, the Marathon County Medical Examiner's office said Friday. More>>

UPDATE: Driver cited in school bus crash Video included

Three children were on a school bus when it crashed with a car in Wausau, according to Wausau Fire Department officials. More>>

Bike ride to Lambeau Field to fight hunger Video included

 A husband and wife,  one a Packers fan, the other a Vikings fan, are biking from the Twin Cities to Lambeau Field to help fight hunger. 

Flooding causes road problems in Marathon County Video included

All the rain we had Wednesday caused massive flooding throughout Marathon County. More>>

3 injured in crash on Grand Avenue in Wausau Video included

Three people were hurt after a crash on Grand Avenue in Wausau Wednesday, according to Wausau Police. More>>

Portage County Crime Stoppers Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW)--Portage County CrimeStoppers is asking for your help to solve a a burglary and theft of farm equipment at a farm in the Township of Carson. More>>

Man to stand trial in Rothschild bar shooting Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) -- A judge on Wednesday ordered a Wausau man to stand trial in the shooting of a man outside a Rothschild bar. More>>

Sheriff: $15,000 worth of cocaine, heroin seized Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - About $15,000 worth of illegal drugs were seized in an investigation of crack cocaine trafficking in Weston, Marathon County Sheriff Scott Parks said Wednesday. More>>

Sept. 2014 Jefferson Award: Rachel Ley Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) -- A Stevens Point teenager with a love of reading is recognized for her volunteer efforts to help parents begin reading to their children -- even as babies.


Central Wisconsin prepares for heavy rain and flooding Video included

With storms headed toward central Wisconsin, there are many ways people are preparing for the rain.   More>>

Autopsy being done in Rothschild motel death

ROTHSCHILD (WAOW) – An autopsy was being done Tuesday on a 49-year-old man found dead in a motel room last weekend, Rothschild Police Chief Jeremy Hunt said. More>>

Calling it a Career: Willie Marohl Video included

Rain or shine, snow or sleet, Willie Marohl delivered the mail for 35 years. More>>

Pilot reports smoke in cockpit; lands in Wausau Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A pilot who reported smoke coming from the cockpit of a single-engine plane landed safely at Wausau Downtown Airport on Monday, the airport manager said. More>>

UPDATE: Driver hurt in car/semi-truck crash near Marathon City Video included

MARATHON CITY (WAOW) – The Marathon County Sheriff's Department says a car and semi-truck crashed on state Highway 107 near Marathon City. More>>

Millions of gallons of waste water end up in Wisconsin River Video included

The heavy rains overwhelmed the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Wausau and sent millions of gallons of waste water into the Wisconsin River. More>>

Preparations underway for Irish Fest in Weston Video included

Weston's 2nd annual Irish Fest kicks off Saturday morning, featuring everything from bike riding to music. More>>

Businessman accused of theft pleads not guilty

WAUSAU (WAOW) - The former executive director of the Wausau Area Builders Association pleaded not guilty Friday to embezzling nearly $170,000 from the group. More>>

Ice bucket challenge to support Wausau man Video included

It was an ice bucket challenge that hit close to home. More>>

Father in 2008 prayer death case now in jail Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The father who prayed while his daughter died of untreated diabetes in 2008 has started serving a six-month jail sentence, according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department. More>>

Firecracker injures four in bar explosion

A 45-year-old man set off a “large firecracker” in a crowded bar early Sunday morning sending four people to the hospital, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Department officials. More>>

Man waives court hearing in Wausau mugging

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A man accused of using a knife to try and rob a 32-year-old mother walking with two children in a stroller waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday, according to online Marathon County court records. More>>

CVS stops selling tobacco

CVS will no longer sell tobacco products in its stores starting Wednesday. That's nearly a month ahead of the previously targeted date of Oct. 1. More>>

Brake Safety Week coming up

Wisconsin State Patrol officials are encouraging people to participate in Brake Safety Week. More>>

Calling it a Career: Captain Bob Akey Video included

58-year-old Bob Akey is hanging up his helmet after 27 years at the Merrill Fire Department.

Packers preseason game on Newsline 9

Newsline 9 is your home for all things Packers Saturday as the Green and Gold takes on the St. Louis Rams. More>>

Justin Loew accepts Ice Bucket Challenge Video included

A new Internet craze is sweeping the country – it's called the Ice Bucket Challenge! More>>

4-H members prepare for Wisconsin Valley Fair

Planning an event the size of Wisconsin Valley Fair is quite an undertaking. More>>

Wisconsin Public Service responds to customer scam calls

Wisconsin Public Service is receiving reports from numerous customers of scam calls. More>>

Portage County Crime Stoppers: Park vandals Video included

Sometime on the evening of Saturday May 17, vandals cause hundreds of dollars worth of damage to the Zenoff Park softball complex in Stevens Point. More>>

SPECIAL REPORT: Calling it a career Video included

A Wausau school administrator is saying goodbye to her passion. More>>

Wausau Ginseng business expands overseas

The ginseng plant has a big impact on the United States and Marathon County. More>>

Farmers experience a challenging crop season from rain

The weather has not been on Wisconsin farmers' good side. More>>

Discussion about Weston bus service

The village's public health and safety committee will look at possible changes in the route. More>>

Wausau schools wrap up Wednesday

After being stuck indoors all these months, Lincoln Elementary students are excited for the school year coming to a close. More>>

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