Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle.More >>
Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle. People at the track observed a moment of silence for Trickle. He died Thursday in an apparent suicide at the age of 71. Race organizers said the event brought in more than 1,500 fans to watch the season's opening race and to remember Trickle's successful career."More >>
Motorcycles rumbled through central Wisconsin Saturday for the 10th annual Wausau Fire Charity Ride.More >>
PORTAGE COUNTY (WAOW) -
Investigators say they've finished searching for clues at the last known address of a woman missing for 30 years.
The Portage County Sheriff's Department reports that they collected several bone fragments at the Amherst Junction home where police believe 100-year-old Marie Jost was buried. She and her son Theodore Jost have been missing since the 1980's.
"There is nothing larger than 6 inches," said Capt. Dale O'Kray, Portage Co. Sheriff's Department. "We've talked with some experts and they've said this possibly maybe like a rib bone or possibly a human bone compared to an animal or anything else."
The bone fragments have been sent to Madison for testing.
Authorities have used cadaver dogs and even excavators to search for evidence.
Three of Jost's family members have been charged with fraudulently cashing Jost's social security checks. 69-year-old Delores Disher is due to appear in court Friday afternoon.
The sheriff's department also released two photos. One shows Marie Jost in approximately 1980. The other shows Theodore Jost in the late 1950's.
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