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DA: Plover mom abused her 10-month-old child at hospital

A Plover mom was caught on surveillance video tampering with her child's feeding tube at Marshfield Medical Center, according to court documents.


PREVIEW: 7th Congressional District race

Two democrats are vying to take on U.S. Representative Sean Duffy for the 7th Congressional District.


Water main break closes road in Wausau

A water main break shut down a road in Wausau and left residents without water Tuesday afternoon.


Stalking incident leads to crash in Wausau Video included

A stalking incident sent one person to the hospital in Wausau Monday evening.


AAA Wisconsin partnering with first responders to help kids in crisis Video included

RIB MOUNTAIN (WAOW) - American Automobile Association Wisconsin is joining with Wausau area first responders to help children facing a crisis in their lives in a partnership called "Reach-A-Child." 


Merrill businesses hiding painted rocks and some have prizes Video included

You may have seen some painted rocks around Merrill and if you find one, it may come with a reward.


Merrill leaders say mental health is new focus against school violence Video included

Mental health training and a safety intervention team are new tools the Merrill Area Public School District will use this school year.


What you need to know to vote Tuesday Video included

Polls open at 7 a.m. Tuesday for the 2018 August Primary Election. 


Life in prison for two men convicted in Lac du Flambeau man's execution-style murder Video included

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HURLEY (WAOW) - A judge Monday sentenced two men convicted in the execution-style murder of a Lac du Flambeau man late last year to life in prison with no possibility of parole, authorities said.


Army soldier pleads not guilty in 2016 fatal shooting near UWSP Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - Two years after the shooting death of a man near the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus in a deal over $7,200 worth of pot that went bad, the 23-year-old roommate of the man killed pleaded not guilty Monday to felony murder, according to online Portage County court records. 


Wausau School Board changes bullying policy Video included

The Wausau School Board changed its policy on bullying Monday evening.


WRPD: Social media post was a false alarm

The Wisconsin Rapids Police Department says a post going around on social media about a child trafficking arrest is fake. 


Stevens Point "suspicious vehicle" ends up being good Samaritan Video included

The case of a suspicious vehicle in Stevens Point early Sunday morning has been solved. What some on social media thought was a possible kidnapping suspect turns out to be someone trying to do a good deed.


Judge will rule on 1982 Minocqua homicide case Video included

A judge will hear and rule on the evidence of a 1982 Minocqua cold-case of a 69-year-old man who says he didn't kill his wife, according to online Oneida County court records.


Volunteers get ready to donate 50,000 lbs of items to Central America

From Central Wisconsin all the way down to the bottom of Central America, thousands of donations will be shipped. 


UPDATE: Crews battled structure fire for hours Video included

A Marathon County family was forced out of their home due to a fire early Monday morning.


'Wausau Rocks' spreading smiles throughout the community Video included

"Wausau Rocks" is a group on Facebook taking the community by storm.


Hundreds gather for annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Video included

Hundreds of people made their way to downtown Wausau Sunday morning for the 9th annual Susan G. Komen 'Race for the Cure.' 


Stevens Point PD looking for possible suspicious vehicle Video included

The Stevens Point Police Department is asking for the public's help in information related to an alleged incident that happened early Sunday morning.


UPDATE: Man considered armed and dangerous taken into custody in Wausau Video included

Freddie Henderson was taken into custody Sunday evening after an hours long manhunt.


Balloon release for missing Langlade Co. girl Video included

Family and friends gathered in Antigo to release balloons in hopes of one day bringing home Kayla Berg.


Merrill firefighter helps with western wildfires Video included

Merrill firefighter/EMT Rick Sparks has been in Nevada since early August to help battle wildfires.


Man injured after motorcycle crash in Waupaca Co. Video included

A man was taken to the hospital after crashing his motorcycle into a tree, according to officials.


TV show covers 1994 murder of 12-year-old Waupaca girl

Labor Day 1994 is a day many Americans take the chance to enjoy the last bit of summer.


Weston restaurant holds fundraiser for hit and run victim Video included

The Jig in Weston held a fundraiser for Molly Viehweg, a 22-year-old hit by a car in July.


Fire damages Stevens Point apartment Video included

A fire damaged an apartment building in Stevens Point early Saturday morning.


Wisconsin woman dies after puppy lick Video included

A Wisconsin woman died after an infection doctors believe was from a bacteria transferred when her puppy licked her.


Central Wisconsin Marine surprises family with "covert" return home Video included

A young man surprised his father and grandfather Friday evening after returning home from deployment overseas.


President approves disaster declaration for six WI counties Video included

A major disaster declaration has been approved by the President for six Wisconsin counties, according to Governor Scott Walker.


Schools adapt as technology changes teacher-student communication Video included

An app called "Remind" is changing the way students can communicate with their teachers, and more and more schools are adopting the practice in Central Wisconsin.


UPDATE: Gov. Walker weighs in on controversial ad with Oneida Co. school district Video included

A recent ad for Governor Scott Walker's campaign put The Three Lakes School district in hot water.  


'Slender Man' movie opens in central Wisconsin, draws criticism Video included

A horror movie based on the fictional character 'Slender Man' hit the big screen, and the showing is drawing controversy.


Stevens Point unveils new overnight parking regulations

Changes are taking effect for overnight parking procedures in Stevens Point.


OSHA investigating Wausau chemical lab explosion Video included

After a chemical explosion at a local lab, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is looking deeper into the matter.


Person of interest in Stevens Point attack arrested for burglary Video included

A person of interest has been named in July 1 attack of a 28-year-old woman who was beaten while walking home from downtown, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.  


Clark Co. group begins selling hemp under state pilot program Video included

On Hewett Street in Neillsville, the Degenhardt family set up their hemp shop. 


Wood County gearing up for busiest primary night election Video included

Wood County will have the most names on the ballot than any other county in central Wisconsin.


Doctors Foster & Smith pharmacy to close Video included

Doctors Foster & Smith pharmacy in Rhinelander, owned by Petco, is closing, according to Petco's media relations team. 


Man flown to hospital after stove explosion in Shawano Co. Video included

One man was flown to the hospital after a gas stove explosion in Shawano County, according to the Tigerton Fire Department.


Top five things voters should know for Election Day Video included

The 2018 Partisan Primary Election just around the corner.


Democratic gubernatorial candidates have final debate Video included

Seven Democrats running for the chance to challenge Governor Scott Walker made one last pitch to voters before the primary election. 


Man embarks on "Tour de Briq's" across Wisconsin Video included

One man, originally from Wisconsin, displays his dedication to Briq's Soft Serve by eating ice cream at all eight of the business locations over the course of two days.


Efforts continue to address water quality in Portage Co. Video included

One in four people can't drink their well water in Portage County, and local officials have been fighting for clean drinking water for years.


Teen endures extreme bullying in Wausau School District Video included

A group of girls at the John Muir Middle School tried their best to make sure 14-year-old Olivia Heuser's last year of middle school was a nightmare. 


New chemical storage bins to help curb meth-cleanup costs Video included

Busting one meth lab can cost $3,000, according to Attorney General Brad Schimel. 


Elderly woman crashes into Schofield eye care center Video included

An elderly woman accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake and drove into 20/20 Vision, according to Everest Metro Police Department Sgt. Sam Stroik.


Female suspect heads to trial in Minocqua nurse attack Video included

The woman charged with trying to attack a physician's assistant in Minocqua will head to trial after pleading not guilty in court Wednesday, according to court records. 


Mosinee school superintendent resigns Video included

The Mosinee school superintendent has resigned, the board president reported Wednesday. 


Athens teenager killed in weekend rollover crash Video included

HAMBURG (WAOW) - An Athens teenager died when the car he was driving drifted off a rural road into a ditch, struck a culvert, went airborne, "began flipping" and ended up in a field on its roof, according to Marathon County Sheriff Department reports reviewed Wednesday. 


Three Adams Co. beaches closed due to water conditions

While there's plenty of sunshine to enjoy this summer, Adams County residents won't be able to do so on several beaches anytime soon.


DA: Man offered Xbox, $500 for oral sex with Merrill boy he met online

A 28-year-old Wisconsin National Guard soldier is charged with sexually assaulting a Lincoln County boy that he met online, according to Marathon County court records.


Group of teens arrested on multiple drug charges Video included

Five Wisconsin teenagers find themselves behind bars after allegedly trying to mail drugs to a home in Adams County.


Parent: Boy who fell at Rib Mtn. Quarry out of hospital Video included

The boy, 16, who fell at the Rib Mountain State Park Quarry has been released from the hospital and is at home recovering, according to one of his parents.


Bus companies searching for new drivers Video included

With the start of the school year just around the corner, bus companies around the country are looking for more drivers. 


My Team Triumph benefit concert held in Wausau Video included

About 200 people gathered on the 400 Block in Downtown Wausau Tuesday evening for a benefit concert to support My Team Triumph.


Volunteers gear up for the 2018 Komen Central Wisconsin Race for the Cure Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW)-- Volunteers gathered in the  Central Wisconsin Race for the Cure headquarters in the  Wausau Center mall Tuesday.  


Former Wisconsin Woodchuck wins 'Bachelorette' Video included

We have a winner! Former Wausau Woodchucks player Garrett Yrigoyen won 'The Bachelorette' Monday night.


"High in Plain Sight" highlights drug trends in Marathon County Video included

Trends and drug use among teens are changing, and drug experts are holding "High in Plain Sight" training Tuesday and Wednesday to help educate the community on what those changes are.


Oneida Co. Sheriff Race: Incumbent vs. Sgt. vs. Medical Examiner Video included

Current Oneida County Sheriff Grady Hartman faces two challengers next week: one of his sergeants, Greg Gardner, and the Oneida County Medical Examiner, Larry Mathein.  


Wausau man sent to prison for 4 1/2 years for Sugar Shack robbery Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A 23-year-old Wausau man was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison Tuesday for robbing an ice cream shop more than three years ago, according to online Marathon County court records. 


Wausau armed robbery suspect turns himself in; accomplice arrested Video included

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WAUSAU (WAOW) - About two hours after Wausau police posted surveillance video of Saturday night's attempted armed robbery at BMW Fuel Mart, a 20 year-old man walked into the police department and admitted his role in the crime, police said Tuesday. 


Wisconsin Rapids community raising money for memorial playground Video included

A Wood County community is trying to raise money for a playground, in memory of two children, whose lives were taken by tragedy.


Wausau jogger hit by car out of coma; friend says she is a forgiving woman Video included

Twenty days after being hit by a car that sped away, leaving her unconscious and bleeding on a Wausau street, a 22-year-old jogger is no longer in a medically induced coma and is breathing on her own, friends said Tuesday.


Local football team teaches new technique to prevent concussion Video included

With high school football just around the corner, local coaches are trying to score for a safer season.


Portage Co. committee: Let voters decide whether to legalize medical marijuana Video included

A county board committee recommended Monday that Portage County voters should decide whether they support the use of medical marijuana for pain management as well as regulating cannabis like alcohol.


Police: Man threatens to shoot family in Weston neighborhood Video included

A heavy police presence in a Weston neighborhood left residents on edge Monday. 


Surveillance video shows Wausau attempted armed robbery suspects Video included

We're getting a brand new look at an attempted armed robbery at a Wausau gas station. 


Eight Democrats on the Aug. 14 primary ballot want to be governor Video included

The eight Democratic candidates looking to unseat Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker come from all walks of life. 


Dangers of distracted driving in North Central Wisconsin Video included

They're all around us when we're behind the wheel.


Trial begins for two men accused of killing Lac du Flambeau man Video included

HURLEY (WAOW) - Testimony began Monday in the trial of two men accused in a plot with three others to kill a Lac du Flambeau man whose bullet-riddled body was found on New Year's Day in rural Iron County, authorities said. 


Merrill city administrator's fate decided Video included

The Merrill city council will meet behind closed doors Monday evening to discuss the performance of city administrator David Johnson.


Missing pet tortoise is returned in Wood Co. Video included

Buddy the beloved pet tortoise is back!  The pet tortoise went missing over a month ago in broad daylight out of a Wisconsin Rapids backyard.


CUTE VIDEO: 3-year-old Wisconsin Rapids girl sings 7th inning stretch Video included

Kinzie Olinyk may only be 3 years old, but that doesn't stop her from belting out the 7th inning stretch at the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters games.


Rasmussen College students helping Marathon County children in need Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Rasmussen College students in Wausau are raising money and collecting school supplies to help children from needy families in Marathon County.


UPDATE: Name released in fatal train crash in Portage Co.

The Portage County Sheriff's Department said 20-year-old Nathaniel Schude was hit and killed by a train early Sunday morning.  


Horse killed in crash with car in Racine County Video included

A 31-year-old horse was killed Sunday after escaping through a broken fence from a Mount Pleasant farm and being struck by a passing car.


Thousands without power in the Northwoods Video included

More than 3,000 customers are without power in the Northwoods.


Festivities wrapping up at The Wisconsin Valley Fair Video included

The Wisconsin Valley Fair midway was buzzing with people on Sunday as they took advantage of their last chance at carnival rides, funnel cake and livestock shows.


UWSP student engages the community through art Video included

Meghan Wagner is an artist who wants to give back, and that's exactly what she's doing in the deep woods of Treehaven Park. 


Coldwell Banker Action sponsors free swim in Wausau Video included

Free swim Sundays continue in Wausau and now others are stepping in to help the city with the cost. 


1 dead, 1 person injured after UTV crash in Oneida Co. Video included

According to officials, a 49-year-old Athens man died Saturday evening after a UTV crashed into a tree in Oneida County.


Man fatally hit by train in Portage Co. Video included

A 20-year-old man was fatally hit by a train around 4:40 Sunday morning in the town of Stockton, according to officials.


Wausau police searching for suspects in attempted armed robbery Video included

Police are searching for two suspects after they displayed a handgun at a female gas station employee demanding money, according to a press release. 


UPDATE: Hancock man killed in motorcycle crash in Adams County

TOWN OF ROME (WAOW) - A 58-year-old Hancock man died after his motorcycle overturned and crashed into a fence, Town of Rome Police Chief Jason Lauby said Monday.


Hundreds participate in annual YMCA triathlon Video included

Hundreds biked, swam and ran in the Wausau area on Saturday as part of the YMCA's triathlon, but this year was a bit different.


Wausau YWCA offers women's self defense class Video included

Studies show there have been more than 17 million women that have been victims of rape or attempted rape since 1998. 


"Fill the Gazebo" collects thousands of pounds of food Video included

More than 8,000 pounds of food filled a gazebo in Merrill on Saturday.


Unity Concert bridges the gap between diverse communities in Wausau Video included

The power of music brought the people of Wausau together on Saturday.


Northwoods man arrested on 7th OWI

A Hazelhurst man was arrested early Saturday morning for his 7th OWI, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.


UPDATE: Water safe to drink in Portage Co. community

The water is now safe to drink in the village of Whiting, according to village officials.


*UPDATE* Names released in fatal Portage Co. car crash Video included

One person is dead after a car hit a tree in the town of Hull early Saturday morning.


Man dies after house fire

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) - Authorities say a 55-year-old man was found dead after a fire in a home in Sheboygan County. 


Sister of fatal Waupaca Co. hit and run victim speaks out Video included

The sister of a fatal hit and run victim in Waupaca County is desperately searching for answers.


86th Assembly Race: Incumbent challenger, returning Dem. candidate Video included

Legislative newcomer Brent Jacobson - the current Mayor of Mosinee - is taking on Rep. John Spiros (R-Marshfield) in the Aug. 14 primary election. 


Wisconsin women can now order birth control pills online Video included

With a click of a button, Wisconsin women can now have birth control pills delivered right to their doorstep.


Waupaca Co. officials searching for "potential witness" Video included

The Waupaca County Sheriff's Department is looking for the public's help in finding a woman they think may be a witness to a fatal hit and run.


Youngest accused man in Lac du Flambeau man's killing gets plea deal Video included

HURLEY (WAOW) - The youngest of five young men arrested in the death of a Lac du Flambeau man whose bullet-riddled body was found on New Year's Day in rural Iron County reached a deal with prosecutors and pleaded guilty to three felonies, according to online Iron County court records.


Judge modifies bond again for Wausau father accused in son's diabetes death Video included

For the second time, a judge Friday modified the bond for a 49-year-old father accused of failing to properly manage and treat his son's diabetes, leading to his death, according to online Marathon County court records. 


August 2018 Jefferson Award: Posthumously to Tom Christensen Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Family and close friends remember Tom Christensen as a man who always reached out to help others.


Committee looks at options for major cuts at UWSP Video included

Majors may not be completely cut at UW-Stevens Point. In March, UWSP officials said they were looking at cutting 13 majors and adding to several other programs instead.


US Senate candidates visit Wisconsin Valley Fair Video included

Two Republican candidates vying for US Senator Tammy Baldwin's seat stopped by Marathon Park in Wausau Thursday afternoon.


Oneida Co. cold case to be featured on national TV show Video included

Cold Justice, a television show on the Oxygen channel will feature the 1982 homicide of Barbara Mendez.


Dem candidates for Congress disagree on health care insurance solution Video included

The two candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in the 7th Congressional District disagreed on the solution to health insurance during a debate in Wausau on Thursday.


Minocqua man accused in 1982 murder does not want jury to decide his fate Video included

RHINELANDER (WAOW) - A 69-year-old Minocqua man who says he didn't kill his wife more than three decades ago is giving up his right for a jury to decide his guilt or innocence, according to online Oneida County court records. 


Hundreds donate blood at annual 'Merrill Mash' blood drive Video included

During this current blood shortage more than 200 donors filled up the chairs at the annual 'Merrill Mash' blood drive. 


Organizers address Wednesday's concert confusion Video included

There was some concert confusion Wednesday night concerning Wausau's weekly "Concert on the Square.


CWA Manager: TSA screening elimination unlikely, too early to tell Video included

The idea sparked viral concern, but Wednesday, the TSA assured the public "no decisions" have been made. 


Wausau announces new parking program Video included

The city of Wausau announced Thursday the new 'Wausome' Parking Program. 


Forbes recognizes Sentry Insurance as one of nation's best employers Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - Forbes placed Sentry Insurance on its list of America's Best Employers for Women and its Best Midsized Employers based on surveys of 40,000 Americans, including 25,000 women, working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees.


City of Wausau set to implement new parking program

After years of development, debate and consideration, a new plan is set to change the parking landscape in downtown Wausau.


Historians recollect the past 150 years of The Wisconsin Valley Fair Video included

With the biggest agricultural fair underway, local historians take a look back on the 150-year-old tradition. 


Throwing horseshoes at age 93 Video included

Otis Kath, a 93-year old from central Wisconsin, keeps active by playing horseshoes.


Friends of victim speak out after fatal hit-and-run in Waupaca Video included

Friends of Tim 'AJ' Cruse are speaking out after he was found dead in a road in Waupaca County. 


Mosinee grower says blueberry crop looks good Video included

MOSINEE (WAOW) - Summer heat forced one blueberry grower to irrigate more than last year but owners of Lakeview Berry Farm said Wednesday the crop made it through just fine. 


Skillet concert at Wisconsin Valley Fair still on

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A Wisconsin Valley Fair official said Wednesday the Skillet concert slated to start at 7:30 p.m. was still on as heavy downpours drenched the grounds. 


CNN: TSA considering dropping screening at smaller airports Video included

WASHINGTON (CNN) - The Transportation Security Administration is considering eliminating passenger screening at more than 150 small and medium-sized airports across the U.S., according to senior agency officials and internal documents obtained by CNN.


New database to make information on Wisconsin sex offenses more accessible Video included

There's a push to make information on sex offenses more accessible to the public in Wisconsin.


Police weigh in on dating app safety Video included

The safety of dating apps is being called into question yet again as another case surfaced where the technology was used for violence. 


Concerned Neighbors: Not enough notice about fair fireworks Video included

There was an added spark to the Wisconsin Valley Fair this year: a Tuesday-night fireworks show. 


Wausau FD: Worker in lab explosion suffered minor burns Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A worker suffered minor burns in an explosion and fire at a Wausau lab that occurred in the process of making a new product, the Wausau Fire Department said Wednesday. 


Portage County Crime Stoppers: Repeat thief targeting Target

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A brazen thief is removing security wrapping from expensive video gaming equipment and walking out of Target stores with the goods, Stevens Point police say.


UPDATE: Wausau's Concert on the Square moved back outdoors tonight Video included

Tonight's Concert on the Square tonight featuring popular band "Copper Box" started outside, then moved inside and is now back outside again.


Police continue investigation into Rothschild florist break-in Video included

Police in Rothschild are continuing to investigate a break-in at a floral shop last week.


Alleged suspect in hit-and-run crash pleads not guilty Video included

The woman suspected of hitting a young woman with her car and driving away plead not guilty in court Wednesday.


Day one at the 150th Wisconsin Valley Fair marked by pleasant weather Video included

Kicking off the entertainment Tuesday was Kids From Wisconsin, a group of fifteen to twenty year-old Wisconsin musicians that perform across the state each summer.


Crash near Shawano kills Green Bay man, 88; injures woman, 21 Video included

SHAWANO (WAOW) - An 88-year-old Green Bay man died Tuesday when the car he was driving pulled out from a stop sign and into the path of a car traveling on state Highway 29, the State Patrol said. 


Packers jerseys, wedding apparel qualify for sales tax holiday Video included

GREEN BAY (WBAY) - Gov. Scott Walker's sales tax holiday that starts Wednesday is promoted as beneficial for back-to-school shopping, but it's more than that. 


Fat Joe's Pizza hosts party for nursing home residents Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Fat Joe's Pizza hosted a party for people in area nursing homes Tuesday, providing seniors free pizza, pop and some laughs.


DOT says traffic deaths so far this year down 21 from a year ago Video included

MADISON (WAOW) - The state Department of Transportation reports 309 people have died on Wisconsin roads so far this year as of Thursday. 


Students take a stand against distracted driving Video included

It takes just one distraction to put your life and the lives of others in danger while driving.


Horicon man crashes into Waupaca fire truck, then asks "What happened?" Video included

WAUPACA (WAOW) - A 48-year-old Horicon man received two traffic citations after slamming his sports utility vehicle into the rear of a fire truck with its emergency lights flashing, authorities said Tuesday. 


One worker sent to hospital after explosion, fire in Wausau laboratory Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - An explosion and fire in a Wausau lab Tuesday sent one worker to the hospital, and fire investigators identified magnesium as one of the chemicals involved.


February 2018 Jefferson Award: Linda Merriam

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A Wausau area woman who dreamed of having a large family sees her wish come true and is recognized with a Jefferson Award for helping others.


2018 Rib Mountain snowmelt contest

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Check for updates on the snowmelt contest.


January 2018 Jefferson Award: Forrest Goetsch Charities

SCHOFIELD (WAOW) - A  rare heart  condition caused 14-year old Forrest Goetsch to collapse and die during a cross-country practice on the track at  D.C. Everest Junior High School in 2009.


Dec. 2017 Jefferson Award Winner: Tiffani Kruger Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A Stevens Point woman finds clothing for children who come from needy families, feeds the hungry and provides shelter to the homeless.   


SPECIAL REPORT: Where's the Meat? Fourth of July cookout edition

Join us Thursday, June 29th on Newsline 9 at 10 to see the best cuts of beef, pork, and chicken that will make your grill and guests happy during this year's holiday cookout.

BAND BATTLE: Merrill High School band shows off on Wake Up

Sound the horns! Merrill High School kicked off our Band Battle on Wake Up Wisconsin!


Wausau restaurant holds fundraiser for shooting victims

A Wausau restaurant held a fundraiser on Saturday to support the families who lost loved ones during the Mar. 22 shooting rampage in the greater Wausau area.  


March 2017 Jefferson Award Winner: David Droste of Marshfield

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) - A Marshfield business owner who volunteers and raises thousands of dollars for The Highground Veterans Memorial is honored with the Jefferson Award for March.


Wake Up Wisconsin: Warm winter gear collected for children

People in Wausau stopped by Trig's on 17th Avenue Wednesday morning to donate coats, hats, gloves and other winter gear.


Nov. 2016 Jefferson Award Winner: Marcia McDonald

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A Stevens Point woman found her passion early in life by volunteering at a nursing home.


VIDEO: Brother saves baby falling from changing table

A 9-year-old brother is a hero after a baby falls off a changing table.


Sports Express AM: Edgar

Sports Express AM kicked of Friday morning with a raucous time in Edgar! High school and middle school students filled the gym with games, music and some school spirit.


June 2016 Jefferson Award Winner: Evelyn Baumann

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Evelyn Baumann of Wausau has volunteered thousands of hours in knitting prayer shawls for the dying and sick.


Small business week wraps up in Wausau

Friday was the end of a week of celebrating small business in Wausau.  More>>

Historic valuables salvaged in Wood County church fire

Thanks to the quick thinking of a few firefighters, a small community has salvaged some historic items after a church fire. More>>

The snowmelt contest has come to a close

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The last vestiges of the longest, coldest, and snowiest winter in over 100 years are finally melting away. It took until early June for all of the ice to melt off of Lake Superior and it will take until late June or early July for all of the snow to melt off of Rib Mountain. A couple of substantial piles of snow remain hidden within the slopes of the Granite Peak Ski area. For all of those who entered the Rib Mountain snowmelt contest, it is only a matters of days now. Will it last into July?... More>>

Officials search for source of gas smell in Town of Merrill

People along County Highway K in the town of Merrill knew something wasn't right Tuesday night. More>>

Town of Maine barn collapse just one of many

Farmers across central Wisconsin are reporting damaged roofs due to the brutal winter. Several farmers Newsline 9 spoke with said this is the worst winter they can remember in a long time. A barn collapse in the Town of Maine Thursday night was just the latest in a series of them.  More>>

One person hurt in Wausau crash

Wausau police say a car ran a stop sign, sending one person to the hospital. More>>

Black ice to form after melted snow on roads

The Marathon County Sheriff's Department is continuing to warn drivers about icy roads, even when snow is now melting. More>>

Dog Stomp in Marathon Park

Leftover snow brought out dogs and their owners to Marathon Park for its Dog Stomp.  More>>

Warm weather brings large crowds to ski areas

Skiers and snowboarders filled the slopes at Granite Peak and Nine Mile. More>>

Clark County home lost in Christmas morning fire

A Township of Hoard home was lost in an early Christmas morning fire, according to Clark County Dispatch. More>>

Granite Peak attracts national travels ahead of Christmas

It's a busy time of year at Granite Peak. Officials there say skiers and snowboarders arrived this weekend from across the country. "A lot of families coming in from all over the state, as well as Chicago and Minneapolis, all of our wonderful neighboring states and cities," said Chris Pingel, the snow sports education director at Granite Peak. Pingel said they expected about 3,000 visitors per day this weekend. They expect about 2,000 visitors on other weekends. Many are families on a pre-h... More>>

Health care experts at Wausau conference say insurance costs likely to go up

A health care reform conference about changes coming to our health care system produced some sobering news about insurance premiums. More>>

Vilas Co. crash kills driver

According to the Lac du Flambeau Tribal Police Department, a car rolled over in the township of Lac du Flambeau Saturday killing the driver. More>>

Kristopher Torgerson sentenced in drug case

A man Wausau Police identify as a person of interest in a woman's disappearance was sentenced Monday in an unrelated court case. More>>

Masked robbers steal cigarettes, alcohol

WESTON (WAOW) - Everest Metro Police say two masked burglars smashed a front door and then stole cigarettes and alcohol from a Weston gas station as a clerk escaped to a back office.

Hunter Hayes booked to play Wis. Valley Fair

One of the newest rising stars in country music will perform in Wausau this summer. More>>

Lawmakers react to budget signing

In front of a large crowd in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Governor Scott Walker signed the two-year $70 billion budget. More>>

Officials patrol Wisconsin waters for drunken boaters

Warm weather and the upcoming Fourth of July holiday means plenty of people will be spending time outside. Officials across the state want to make sure they stay safe. More>>

Fishing fundraiser aims to help Marathon Co. Humane Society

Anglers gathered on Lake Du Bay Saturday to take part in the first Grand Slam Fishing Tournament. More>>

Weston couple has unique wedding in Wausau

For the last four years, Zoey Vecellio has been working with people who live at Primrose Retirement Community in Wausau. More>>

Bicyclists raise money at Bike-N-Brats event

Bicyclists battled Saturday morning's rain to check out some new rides and help people learn about the sport. More>>

One-car crash sends six to the hospital

Lac du Flambeau Tribal Police officials say a car rolled over and sent six people to the hospital Friday. More>>

Wausau Gus Macker Tournament could be in jeopardy

From the players to the fans, the Gus Macker Tournament has been a summertime tradition in Wausau for more than two decades. More>>

Community members celebrate McDill Pond

People in Stevens Point gathered Saturday morning to celebrate McDill Pond. More>>

Wausau event marks the start of summer

Organizers were busy Friday setting up for this year's Summer Kickoff event. More>>

Aniwa motorcyclist killed in crash with deer

WAUSAU (WAOW) - The Marathon County Sheriff's Department says a 60-year-old motorcyclist has died from injuries he suffered following a crash with a deer. More>>

Children read to therapy dog at Marathon Co. Library

Children at the Marathon County Public Library had the chance to read their favorite story to a pretty good listener. More>>

Gilman Cheese cited; worker loses fingers

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Gilman Cheese Corp. for 10 safety violations after a worker had two fingers cut off by an unguarded packing and labeling machine in December.  More>>

WIPPS to host panel discussion on the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace

Representatives from the Obama Administration, the Walker Administration, and a national health policy expert will discuss the pending implementation of the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace in Wisconsin Thursday night in Wausau.

Shawano County man stabbed after entering Pulcifer home

A 35-year-old Bonduel man is in the hospital after suffering stab wounds in a Pulcifer home early Thursday morning. More>>

30,000 bees create a buzz at FDL grocery

A grocery store in Fond du Lac not only buzzed with people ... but thousands of bees, too, after they swarmed to the store's parking lot near a brat stand. More>>

Wausau pool closed Tuesday for repairs

According to a press release from the Wausau and Marathon County Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department, Memorial Pool will be closed through Wednesday morning. More>>

Police: Person gave dog poisoned treat

Police say a dog in Shawano County is recovering after being fed rat poison. The dog's owner tells Newsline 9 someone threw a treat laced with poison into her backyard. More>>

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