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 >>
The National Weather Service has issued a new tornado watch that includes Adams and Juneau Counties until 3 a.m. Monday morning. This is in addition to the tornado watch issued by the National WeatherMore >>
The National Weather Service will have a tornado watch active for parts of the region into early Monday morning.More >>
WAUSAU (WAOW) - Wausau police have arrested a 22-year-old man they believe is responsible for several garage burglaries.
According to a press release, police responded to a suspicious car in the alley of the 110 block of S. 4th Avenue. The car was parked with its headlights off, then drove further down the block and stopped with its headlights off again.
The driver was not in the car when officers arrived however they did find the driver nearby. Officers say the driver, Andrew Fleurant, gave deceptive answers about why he was in the area.
Police also say they found Fleurant's shoe impressions in the snow leading to several garages. When they searched his car, officers say they found tools, heaters, fishing equipment, gas containers, battery chargers and other items typically stored in garages.
Fleurant was charged with burglary according to online court records.
Police are searching for information about the stolen items. If you are missing anything from your garage contact Detective Jeff Strobach at 715-261-7815.
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