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 >>
MERRILL (WAOW) -
People in Merrill spent Thursday evening learning about a proposal to mine in northern Wisconsin.
The discussion was part of the "Words Worth Hearing" programming series at the T.B. Scott Free Library.
A few dozen people showed up to hear the pros and cons of mining in the upper region of Wisconsin.
"We have to be good environmental stewards and try to balance that with the impulse for economic development and that's a very difficult balance," said Don Litzer, the library's assistant director. "I think the more we know about the facts involved, the better that we can make an informed decision."
State lawmakers are set to debate a bill that would allow a company to open a giant open pit iron mine south of Lake Superior.
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