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Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

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Violating: Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Violating: Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Violating: Reports of shots fired prompts strong police presence

Violating: Reports of shots fired prompts intense police presence

There is a powerful police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a strong police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Figure of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Figure of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the fur covered friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the fur covered friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car submerging in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to produce skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Ladies Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Chicks Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund objective a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund objective a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising objective for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising aim for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the embark of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the commence of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving toasted nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving inebriated nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while toasted at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while buzzed at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield female died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield lady died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire demolishes Vilas County home

Fire ruins Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project commences.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project starts.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another gargle for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another gargle for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old doll died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old lady died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA cracks ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

Central Wisconsinites display off local eclipse photos

Central Wisconsinites showcase off local eclipse photos

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured pictures of the moon in front of the sun.

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured pics of the moon in front of the sun.

one lady charged in ‘Slender man’ case pleads guilty

one lady charged in ‘Slender man’ case pleads guilty

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend demonstrated a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend demonstrated a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old chick who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old female who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations across the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

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Cracking: Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Cracking: Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Violating: Reports of shots fired prompts intense police presence

Violating: Reports of shots fired prompts mighty police presence

There is a powerful police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a powerful police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Bod of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Assets of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the hairy friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the fur covered friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car drowning in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to produce skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Ladies Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Women Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund aim a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund purpose a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising aim for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the embark of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the embark of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving toasted nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving tipsy nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while buzzed at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while toasted at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield damsel died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield dame died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire demolishes Vilas County home

Fire ruins Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project starts.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project starts.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another deepthroat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another deepthroat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old doll died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old woman died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA cracks ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire finished

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

Central Wisconsinites demonstrate off local eclipse photos

Central Wisconsinites showcase off local eclipse photos

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured photos of the moon in front of the sun.

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured pictures of the moon in front of the sun.

one doll charged in ‘Slender man’ case pleads guilty

one doll charged in ‘Slender man’ case pleads guilty

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend demonstrated a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend showcased a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old damsel who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old woman who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin supply fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Reports of shots fired prompts strong police presence

There is a intense police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a mighty police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

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Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Bod of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Figure of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Three: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Three: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the fur covered friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the fur covered friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Chicks Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Women Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund purpose a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund purpose a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising aim for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising objective for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the begin of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the begin of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving toasted nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving toasted nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while tipsy at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while tipsy at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield chick died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield doll died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire demolishes Vilas County home

Fire ruins Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project starts.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project embarks.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another gargle for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another gargle for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old chick died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old damsel died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA cracks ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA cracks ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire finished

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

An investigation is finish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

Central Wisconsinites display off local eclipse photos

Central Wisconsinites demonstrate off local eclipse photos

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured pics of the moon in front of the sun.

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured photos of the moon in front of the sun.

one chick charged in ‘Slender man’ case pleads guilty

one female charged in ‘Slender man’ case pleads guilty

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend displayed a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend showcased a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old damsel who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old dame who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations across the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin supply fresh organic produce weekly to various locations across the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Reports of shots fired prompts mighty police presence

There is a mighty police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a powerful police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

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Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Bod of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Bod of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Three: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the wooly friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the wooly friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car submerging in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to produce skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Ladies Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Ladies Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund aim a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund aim a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising objective for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the begin of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the begin of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving buzzed nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving buzzed nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while toasted at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while buzzed at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield dame died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield female died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire ruins Vilas County home

Fire ruins Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to eliminate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to eliminate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project commences.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project starts.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another deepthroat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another gargle for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old lady died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old chick died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

An investigation is finish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

Central Wisconsinites display off local eclipse photos

Central Wisconsinites display off local eclipse photos

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured pictures of the moon in front of the sun.

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured pictures of the moon in front of the sun.

one doll charged in ‘Slender man’ case pleads guilty

one doll charged in ‘Slender man’ case pleads guilty

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend showcased a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend displayed a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old dame who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old dame who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations across the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Reports of shots fired prompts strong police presence

There is a strenuous police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a powerful police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

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Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Figure of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Bod of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the fur covered friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the wooly friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car drowning in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Damsels Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Chicks Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund objective a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund purpose a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising aim for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising aim for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the embark of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the commence of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving inebriated nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving tipsy nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while tipsy at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while toasted at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield female died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield damsel died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire ruins Vilas County home

Fire ruins Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project embarks.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project starts.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another deep-throat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another suck for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old damsel died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old doll died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire finished

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

Central Wisconsinites demonstrate off local eclipse photos

Central Wisconsinites showcase off local eclipse photos

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured pics of the moon in front of the sun.

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured pictures of the moon in front of the sun.

one woman charged in ‘Slender man’ case pleads guilty

one lady charged in ‘Slender man’ case pleads guilty

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend displayed a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend displayed a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old lady who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old lady who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin supply fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations across the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Reports of shots fired prompts powerful police presence

There is a strong police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a strong police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

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Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Assets of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Figure of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the fur covered friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the hairy friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car drowning in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car submerging in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to produce skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to produce skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Women Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Ladies Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund purpose a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund purpose a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising objective for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising aim for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the commence of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the begin of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving tipsy nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving inebriated nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while inebriated at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while toasted at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield dame died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield dame died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire ruins Vilas County home

Fire demolishes Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project starts.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project commences.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another gargle for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another deepthroat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old lady died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old female died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire finished

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

Central Wisconsinites demonstrate off local eclipse photos

Central Wisconsinites showcase off local eclipse photos

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured pics of the moon in front of the sun.

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured photos of the moon in front of the sun.

one lady charged in ‘Slender man’ case pleads guilty

one lady charged in ‘Slender man’ case pleads guilty

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend displayed a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend showcased a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old female who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old chick who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations across the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Reports of shots fired prompts mighty police presence

There is a powerful police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a strong police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

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Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Assets of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Bod of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Three: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the hairy friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the hairy friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car drowning in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to produce skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Damsels Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Damsels Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund purpose a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund aim a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising aim for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising objective for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the commence of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the begin of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving toasted nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving toasted nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while inebriated at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while buzzed at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield chick died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield dame died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire demolishes Vilas County home

Fire demolishes Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project embarks.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project starts.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another deep-throat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another deepthroat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old female died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old woman died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire finished

An investigation is finish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

Central Wisconsinites showcase off local eclipse photos

Central Wisconsinites display off local eclipse photos

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured pics of the moon in front of the sun.

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured pictures of the moon in front of the sun.

one female charged in ‘Slender man’ case pleads guilty

one doll charged in ‘Slender man’ case pleads guilty

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend showcased a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend showcased a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old doll who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old dame who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Suspect stabbed in Stevens Point armed robbery, later arrested

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

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Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Reports of shots fired prompts mighty police presence

Reports of shots fired prompts strenuous police presence

There is a powerful police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a intense police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Bod of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Assets of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the fur covered friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the wooly friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car submerging in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to produce skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to produce skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Damsels Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Ladies Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund objective a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund purpose a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising objective for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising objective for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the embark of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the commence of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving buzzed nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving buzzed nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while tipsy at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while toasted at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield doll died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield damsel died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire demolishes Vilas County home

Fire ruins Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to eliminate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project embarks.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project starts.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another suck for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another deepthroat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old lady died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old damsel died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA cracks ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire finished

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department said Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

Central Wisconsinites demonstrate off local eclipse photos

Central Wisconsinites showcase off local eclipse photos

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured photos of the moon in front of the sun.

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured pictures of the moon in front of the sun.

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000.

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend showcased a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend demonstrated a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles.

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Signs in downtown Wausau promote “walk-ability”

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Fresh signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teenage, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old female who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old lady who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin supply fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

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Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck flipped on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck spinned on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Reports of shots fired prompts strong police presence

Reports of shots fired prompts powerful police presence

There is a mighty police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a mighty police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Bod of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Assets of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the wooly friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the hairy friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car drowning in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to produce skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Ladies Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Women Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund aim a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund objective a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the commence of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the embark of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving toasted nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving inebriated nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while tipsy at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while tipsy at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield woman died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield lady died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire ruins Vilas County home

Fire ruins Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to eliminate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to eliminate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project commences.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project commences.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another gargle for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another deepthroat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old chick died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old female died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA cracks ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA cracks ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire finished

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire finished

An investigation is finish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

Central Wisconsinites demonstrate off local eclipse photos

Central Wisconsinites display off local eclipse photos

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured pictures of the moon in front of the sun.

Cloud cover didn’t make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured pictures of the moon in front of the sun.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin supply fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin supply fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

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Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck flipped on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck spinned on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Reports of shots fired prompts strong police presence

Reports of shots fired prompts strenuous police presence

There is a intense police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a strong police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Bod of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Assets of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Three: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the hairy friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the wooly friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car submerging in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car drowning in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to produce skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Ladies Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Chicks Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund purpose a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund aim a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising objective for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the begin of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the embark of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving buzzed nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving toasted nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while toasted at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while inebriated at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield chick died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield female died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire ruins Vilas County home

Fire ruins Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to eliminate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to eliminate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project embarks.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project embarks.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another gargle for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another suck for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old female died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old doll died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA cracks ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA cracks ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire finished

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is finish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin supply fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations across the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

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Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck spinned on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck flipped on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Reports of shots fired prompts strenuous police presence

Reports of shots fired prompts strong police presence

There is a mighty police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a strenuous police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Figure of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Assets of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Three: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the wooly friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the hairy friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car drowning in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Women Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Ladies Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund aim a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund purpose a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising aim for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the commence of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the begin of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving inebriated nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving inebriated nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while tipsy at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while buzzed at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield female died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield woman died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire ruins Vilas County home

Fire ruins Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to eliminate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project embarks.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project embarks.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another suck for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another deep-throat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old chick died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old doll died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire finished

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

An investigation is finish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is finish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

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Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck flipped on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck flipped on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Reports of shots fired prompts strenuous police presence

Reports of shots fired prompts strenuous police presence

There is a mighty police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a strenuous police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Figure of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Bod of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Three: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the fur covered friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the hairy friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car drowning in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to produce skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Chicks Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Damsels Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund objective a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund aim a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the commence of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the begin of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving tipsy nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving tipsy nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while toasted at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while toasted at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield female died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield lady died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire ruins Vilas County home

Fire demolishes Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to eliminate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project starts.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project starts.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another deepthroat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another deepthroat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old chick died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old female died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA cracks ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA cracks ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire finished

An investigation is finish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations across the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin supply fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

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Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck spinned on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck spinned on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Reports of shots fired prompts intense police presence

Reports of shots fired prompts strenuous police presence

There is a intense police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a intense police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Assets of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Figure of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Three: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the wooly friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the hairy friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car drowning in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to produce skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Ladies Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Damsels Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund purpose a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund objective a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising aim for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the embark of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the embark of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving inebriated nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving inebriated nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while tipsy at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while inebriated at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield chick died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield female died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire ruins Vilas County home

Fire ruins Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project embarks.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project commences.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another gargle for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another deepthroat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old dame died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old woman died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire finished

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

An investigation is finish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Possibility of 2nd Amtrak train coming through La Crosse

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, along with the La Crosse Area Planning Committee plan to bring a proposal for a 2nd Amtrak train to residents of the Coulee Region this week.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, along with the La Crosse Area Planning Committee plan to bring a proposal for a 2nd Amtrak train to residents of the Coulee Region this week.

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Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck flipped on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck flipped on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Reports of shots fired prompts powerful police presence

Reports of shots fired prompts intense police presence

There is a strong police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a intense police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Bod of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Bod of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Three: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the wooly friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the wooly friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car drowning in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to produce skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Women Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Ladies Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund purpose a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund aim a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising aim for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising objective for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the begin of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the embark of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving inebriated nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving tipsy nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while buzzed at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while buzzed at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield doll died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield female died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire demolishes Vilas County home

Fire ruins Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project starts.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project commences.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another deepthroat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another gargle for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old chick died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old chick died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin supply fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Possibility of 2nd Amtrak train coming through La Crosse

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, along with the La Crosse Area Planning Committee plan to bring a proposal for a 2nd Amtrak train to residents of the Coulee Region this week.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, along with the La Crosse Area Planning Committee plan to bring a proposal for a 2nd Amtrak train to residents of the Coulee Region this week.

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Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck flipped on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck spinned on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Reports of shots fired prompts mighty police presence

Reports of shots fired prompts strong police presence

There is a powerful police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a powerful police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Assets of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Assets of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Three: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the hairy friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the fur covered friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car submerging in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car drowning in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Women Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Women Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund purpose a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund aim a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising aim for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the embark of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the begin of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving toasted nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving tipsy nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while tipsy at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while toasted at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield lady died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield damsel died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire demolishes Vilas County home

Fire ruins Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to eliminate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project commences.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project commences.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another deep-throat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another deep-throat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old dame died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old woman died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA cracks ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau police chief announces retirement

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

Wausau’s police chief is retiring after thirty seven years with the department.

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

10K Tundraland Giveaway qualifier- August twenty one

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

The 10k Tundraland Home Makeover Giveaway qualifier for, August 21, two thousand seventeen is Vicki Nowak.

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

Lena family receives portrait of Specialist Nichole M. Frye

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

The Lena family of an Army Reserve Specialist killed in Iraq in two thousand four is honored with a portrait of their 19-year-old daughter Monday.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse.

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by “eclipse fever” on Monday, some people had their concentrate on work.

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

MADISON (WAOW) – Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for permitting undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi Sea National Wildlife Refuge.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations across the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations across the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Parking meter use ramps up as UWSP students head to class

Students at UW-Stevens Point may notice the addition of parking meters along campus and surrounding streets, Tuesday.

Students at UW-Stevens Point may notice the addition of parking meters along campus and surrounding streets, Tuesday.

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Missing boater drowned on Big Sand Lake

Missing boater drowned on Big Sand Lake

We now know the name of the boater who’s bod was found Saturday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps.

We now know the name of the boater who’s assets was found Saturday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps.

Pink flamingos flock to UW-Madison once again

Pink flamingos flock to UW-Madison once again

Students at UW-Madison are embarking off the school year with a welcome from the city’s official bird, the pink flamingo.

Students at UW-Madison are embarking off the school year with a welcome from the city’s official bird, the pink flamingo.

Muskie strikes again, injures Minnesota woman

Muskie strikes again, injures Minnesota woman

For the 2nd time this year, a muskie has attacked a woman on a Minnesota lake.

For the 2nd time this year, a muskie has attacked a woman on a Minnesota lake.

Northwoods residents send off tourists in annual tradition

Northwoods residents send off tourists in annual tradition

Dozens of people stood outside the Whitman Bar and Grill in Hazelhurst for hours to wave goodbye to the cars leaving the Northwoods.

Dozens of people stood outside the Whitman Bar and Grill in Hazelhurst for hours to wave goodbye to the cars leaving the Northwoods.

Northwoods summer tourism season completes strong

Northwoods summer tourism season finishes strong

Businesses and residents in the Northwoods said goodbye to the summer tourism season Monday.

Businesses and residents in the Northwoods said goodbye to the summer tourism season Monday.

Wausau Labor Day parade draws hundreds, Local three hundred eighty eight collects donations

Wausau Labor Day parade draws hundreds, Local three hundred eighty eight collects donations

Local high school marching bands, floats, emergency vehicles and more traveled down 3rd Avenue.

Local high school marching bands, floats, emergency vehicles and more traveled down 3rd Avenue.

Wausau’s fresh bike trail off to a good begin

Wausau’s fresh bike trail off to a good embark

A biking trail in north central Wisconsin hits off strong for locals to love.

A biking trail in north central Wisconsin hits off strong for locals to love.

Sen. Testin goes Elder Manhandle Task Force

Sen. Testin goes Elder Manhandle Task Force

Senator Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) has been chosen to serve on the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Task Force of Elder Manhandle.

Senator Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) has been chosen to serve on the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Task Force of Elder Manhandle.

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

Possibility of 2nd Amtrak train coming through La Crosse

Possibility of 2nd Amtrak train coming through La Crosse

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, along with the La Crosse Area Planning Committee plan to bring a proposal for a 2nd Amtrak train to residents of the Coulee Region this week.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, along with the La Crosse Area Planning Committee plan to bring a proposal for a 2nd Amtrak train to residents of the Coulee Region this week.

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck flipped on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck spinned on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Reports of shots fired prompts intense police presence

Reports of shots fired prompts strong police presence

There is a strong police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a strong police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

Man, 20, dead; Man, Nineteen, arrested in Eagle Sea shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

A 20-year-old man is dead after being shot in the chest late Sunday night in Vilas County, according the the Eagle Sea Police Department.

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

Price Co. toddler dead after being run over

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

A toddler is dead in Price County after being run over in a driveway, according to the Sheriff.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Figure of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Assets of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Three: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the fur covered friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the wooly friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car submerging in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car submerging in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Damsels Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Chicks Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund objective a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund aim a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the embark of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the embark of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving toasted nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving inebriated nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while buzzed at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while toasted at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield dame died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield female died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire ruins Vilas County home

Fire ruins Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to eliminate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project commences.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project embarks.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another suck for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another deepthroat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old doll died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old lady died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA cracks ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA cracks ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire finished

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is finish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

Marathon County Crime Stoppers: Shattered windows

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

A vandal shattered windows on a rural house in Marathon County.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Area farms discuss concerns with Rep. Sean Duffy

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Local farmers met with Rep. Sean Duffy Tuesday morning to discuss their concerns about the future.

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau recognized as part of Wisconsin Main Street Day

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Wausau was one of twelve communities recognized for Wisconsin Main Street Day.

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Plover child celebrates transplant anniversary

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Colton Laffe was seven years old when his life would switch dramatically, doctors discovered that Colton needed a fresh heart.

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

Ex-Stevens Point potato broker accused of stealing $705,000

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) – A former Stevens Point potato broker stole about $705,000 from growers and truckers who provided him goods and services but were never paid for them, according to a freshly filed criminal complaint.

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

Suspicious package sent to 2nd Wisconsin police department

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a chunk of mail.

A police department in Wisconsin has received a suspicious package one day after two Green Bay Police Department employees were sickened by an unknown substance in a lump of mail.

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

Wausau man sentenced to four years in prison for two thousand fifteen police pursue

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 31-year-old Wausau man accused of hitting three cars in fleeing from police who were investigating a domestic disturbance more than two years ago was sentenced to four years in prison Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin supply fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Merrill man charged with raping a child

A Merrill man is facing three rape charges.

A Merrill man is facing three rape charges.

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CITIZEN Lovemaking Bite: Man confronts Tomahawk hook-up offender in online child hook-up nibble

CITIZEN Hookup Nibble: Man confronts Tomahawk lovemaking offender in online child hookup nibble

A Fresh Lisbon man confronted a hook-up offender from Tomahawk after pretending to be a fifteen year-old lady and arranging a meeting in a Mauston McDonald’s.

A Fresh Lisbon man confronted a hookup offender from Tomahawk after pretending to be a fifteen year-old damsel and arranging a meeting in a Mauston McDonald’s.

Central Wisconsin mayors discuss concerns over fresh mining bill

Central Wisconsin mayors discuss concerns over fresh mining bill

The mayors of Wausau, Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids met at the Portage County Annex Tuesday to discuss concerns about a freshly introduced mining bill.

The mayors of Wausau, Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids met at the Portage County Annex Tuesday to discuss concerns about a freshly introduced mining bill.

Father who triggered Amber Alert sentenced to three years in prison

Father who triggered Amber Alert sentenced to three years in prison

WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) – The man who triggered an hours-long Amber Alert was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to three felonies Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) – The man who triggered an hours-long Amber Alert was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to three felonies Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

$22 million apartment project to be built in Wausau

$22 million apartment project to be built in Wausau

A $22 million dollar luxury apartment building is being built on Wausau’s west side.

A $22 million dollar luxury apartment building is being built on Wausau’s west side.

UPDATE: “Sad sequence of events” leads to toddler death near Ogema

UPDATE: “Sad sequence of events” leads to toddler death near Ogema

OGEMA (WAOW) – A “sad sequence of events” at a weekend family gathering led a grandfather to back over a 15-month-old toddler, Price County Sheriff Brian Schmidt said Tuesday.

OGEMA (WAOW) – A “sad sequence of events” at a weekend family gathering led a grandfather to back over a 15-month-old toddler, Price County Sheriff Brian Schmidt said Tuesday.

Names, charges released in Stevens Point armed robbery

Names, charges released in Stevens Point armed robbery

Drugs were involved in an armed robbery turned stabbing over the weekend, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

Drugs were involved in an armed robbery turned stabbing over the weekend, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

Students head back to school in central Wisconsin

Students head back to school in central Wisconsin

Stevens Point Area Senior High School was one of hundreds of central Wisconsin schools kicking off back up Tuesday after summer vacation.

Stevens Point Area Senior High School was one of hundreds of central Wisconsin schools kicking off back up Tuesday after summer vacation.

UPDATE: Conover, Eagle Sea boys involved in fatal shooting

UPDATE: Conover, Eagle Sea studs involved in fatal shooting

The police chief has released the names of two youthful boys involved in a fatal shooting Sunday.

The police chief has released the names of two youthfull fellows involved in a fatal shooting Sunday.

Parking meter use ramps up as UWSP students head to class

Parking meter use ramps up as UWSP students head to class

Students at UW-Stevens Point may notice the addition of parking meters along campus and surrounding streets, Tuesday.

Students at UW-Stevens Point may notice the addition of parking meters along campus and surrounding streets, Tuesday.

Missing boater drowned on Big Sand Lake

Missing boater drowned on Big Sand Lake

We now know the name of the boater who’s assets was found Saturday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps.

We now know the name of the boater who’s assets was found Saturday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps.

Pink flamingos flock to UW-Madison once again

Pink flamingos flock to UW-Madison once again

Students at UW-Madison are embarking off the school year with a welcome from the city’s official bird, the pink flamingo.

Students at UW-Madison are kicking off off the school year with a welcome from the city’s official bird, the pink flamingo.

Muskie strikes again, injures Minnesota woman

Muskie strikes again, injures Minnesota woman

For the 2nd time this year, a muskie has attacked a woman on a Minnesota lake.

For the 2nd time this year, a muskie has attacked a woman on a Minnesota lake.

Northwoods residents send off tourists in annual tradition

Northwoods residents send off tourists in annual tradition

Dozens of people stood outside the Whitman Bar and Grill in Hazelhurst for hours to wave goodbye to the cars leaving the Northwoods.

Dozens of people stood outside the Whitman Bar and Grill in Hazelhurst for hours to wave goodbye to the cars leaving the Northwoods.

Northwoods summer tourism season finishes strong

Northwoods summer tourism season completes strong

Businesses and residents in the Northwoods said goodbye to the summer tourism season Monday.

Businesses and residents in the Northwoods said goodbye to the summer tourism season Monday.

Wausau Labor Day parade draws hundreds, Local three hundred eighty eight collects donations

Wausau Labor Day parade draws hundreds, Local three hundred eighty eight collects donations

Local high school marching bands, floats, emergency vehicles and more traveled down 3rd Avenue.

Local high school marching bands, floats, emergency vehicles and more traveled down 3rd Avenue.

Wausau’s fresh bike trail off to a good embark

Wausau’s fresh bike trail off to a good begin

A biking trail in north central Wisconsin hits off strong for locals to love.

A biking trail in north central Wisconsin hits off strong for locals to love.

Sen. Testin goes Elder Manhandle Task Force

Sen. Testin goes Elder Manhandle Task Force

Senator Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) has been chosen to serve on the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Task Force of Elder Manhandle.

Senator Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) has been chosen to serve on the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Task Force of Elder Manhandle.

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

Possibility of 2nd Amtrak train coming through La Crosse

Possibility of 2nd Amtrak train coming through La Crosse

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, along with the La Crosse Area Planning Committee plan to bring a proposal for a 2nd Amtrak train to residents of the Coulee Region this week.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, along with the La Crosse Area Planning Committee plan to bring a proposal for a 2nd Amtrak train to residents of the Coulee Region this week.

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck flipped on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck flipped on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Reports of shots fired prompts intense police presence

Reports of shots fired prompts intense police presence

There is a strong police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a powerful police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Figure of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Figure of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the hairy friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the wooly friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car drowning in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin proceeds to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents reminisce devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Ladies Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Women Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund objective a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund objective a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the begin of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the begin of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving tipsy nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving tipsy nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while toasted at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while buzzed at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield woman died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield female died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire demolishes Vilas County home

Fire ruins Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to eliminate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey proceeds to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project embarks.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project embarks.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another deep-throat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another deepthroat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next budge in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin resumes to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old dame died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old damsel died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is finish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin supply fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin produce fresh organic produce weekly to various locations via the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Merrill man charged with raping a child

A Merrill man is facing three rape charges.

A Merrill man is facing three rape charges.

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CITIZEN Lovemaking Bite: Man confronts Tomahawk hookup offender in online child hook-up nibble

CITIZEN Hookup Nibble: Man confronts Tomahawk lovemaking offender in online child lovemaking bite

A Fresh Lisbon man confronted a hookup offender from Tomahawk after pretending to be a fifteen year-old doll and arranging a meeting in a Mauston McDonald’s.

A Fresh Lisbon man confronted a hook-up offender from Tomahawk after pretending to be a fifteen year-old doll and arranging a meeting in a Mauston McDonald’s.

Central Wisconsin mayors discuss concerns over fresh mining bill

Central Wisconsin mayors discuss concerns over fresh mining bill

The mayors of Wausau, Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids met at the Portage County Annex Tuesday to discuss concerns about a freshly introduced mining bill.

The mayors of Wausau, Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids met at the Portage County Annex Tuesday to discuss concerns about a freshly introduced mining bill.

Father who triggered Amber Alert sentenced to three years in prison

Father who triggered Amber Alert sentenced to three years in prison

WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) – The man who triggered an hours-long Amber Alert was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to three felonies Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) – The man who triggered an hours-long Amber Alert was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to three felonies Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

$22 million apartment project to be built in Wausau

$22 million apartment project to be built in Wausau

A $22 million dollar luxury apartment building is being built on Wausau’s west side.

A $22 million dollar luxury apartment building is being built on Wausau’s west side.

UPDATE: “Sad sequence of events” leads to toddler death near Ogema

UPDATE: “Sad sequence of events” leads to toddler death near Ogema

OGEMA (WAOW) – A “sad sequence of events” at a weekend family gathering led a grandfather to back over a 15-month-old toddler, Price County Sheriff Brian Schmidt said Tuesday.

OGEMA (WAOW) – A “sad sequence of events” at a weekend family gathering led a grandfather to back over a 15-month-old toddler, Price County Sheriff Brian Schmidt said Tuesday.

Names, charges released in Stevens Point armed robbery

Names, charges released in Stevens Point armed robbery

Drugs were involved in an armed robbery turned stabbing over the weekend, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

Drugs were involved in an armed robbery turned stabbing over the weekend, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

Students head back to school in central Wisconsin

Students head back to school in central Wisconsin

Stevens Point Area Senior High School was one of hundreds of central Wisconsin schools kicking off back up Tuesday after summer vacation.

Stevens Point Area Senior High School was one of hundreds of central Wisconsin schools embarking back up Tuesday after summer vacation.

UPDATE: Conover, Eagle Sea dudes involved in fatal shooting

UPDATE: Conover, Eagle Sea boys involved in fatal shooting

The police chief has released the names of two youthfull dudes involved in a fatal shooting Sunday.

The police chief has released the names of two youthful guys involved in a fatal shooting Sunday.

Parking meter use ramps up as UWSP students head to class

Parking meter use ramps up as UWSP students head to class

Students at UW-Stevens Point may notice the addition of parking meters along campus and surrounding streets, Tuesday.

Students at UW-Stevens Point may notice the addition of parking meters along campus and surrounding streets, Tuesday.

Missing boater drowned on Big Sand Lake

Missing boater drowned on Big Sand Lake

We now know the name of the boater who’s bod was found Saturday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps.

We now know the name of the boater who’s bod was found Saturday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps.

Pink flamingos flock to UW-Madison once again

Pink flamingos flock to UW-Madison once again

Students at UW-Madison are kicking off off the school year with a welcome from the city’s official bird, the pink flamingo.

Students at UW-Madison are embarking off the school year with a welcome from the city’s official bird, the pink flamingo.

Muskie strikes again, injures Minnesota woman

Muskie strikes again, injures Minnesota woman

For the 2nd time this year, a muskie has attacked a woman on a Minnesota lake.

For the 2nd time this year, a muskie has attacked a woman on a Minnesota lake.

Northwoods residents send off tourists in annual tradition

Northwoods residents send off tourists in annual tradition

Dozens of people stood outside the Whitman Bar and Grill in Hazelhurst for hours to wave goodbye to the cars leaving the Northwoods.

Dozens of people stood outside the Whitman Bar and Grill in Hazelhurst for hours to wave goodbye to the cars leaving the Northwoods.

Northwoods summer tourism season finishes strong

Northwoods summer tourism season completes strong

Businesses and residents in the Northwoods said goodbye to the summer tourism season Monday.

Businesses and residents in the Northwoods said goodbye to the summer tourism season Monday.

Wausau Labor Day parade draws hundreds, Local three hundred eighty eight collects donations

Wausau Labor Day parade draws hundreds, Local three hundred eighty eight collects donations

Local high school marching bands, floats, emergency vehicles and more traveled down 3rd Avenue.

Local high school marching bands, floats, emergency vehicles and more traveled down 3rd Avenue.

Wausau’s fresh bike trail off to a good commence

Wausau’s fresh bike trail off to a good embark

A biking trail in north central Wisconsin hits off strong for locals to love.

A biking trail in north central Wisconsin hits off strong for locals to love.

Sen. Testin goes Elder Manhandle Task Force

Sen. Testin goes Elder Manhandle Task Force

Senator Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) has been chosen to serve on the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Task Force of Elder Manhandle.

Senator Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) has been chosen to serve on the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Task Force of Elder Manhandle.

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

Possibility of 2nd Amtrak train coming through La Crosse

Possibility of 2nd Amtrak train coming through La Crosse

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, along with the La Crosse Area Planning Committee plan to bring a proposal for a 2nd Amtrak train to residents of the Coulee Region this week.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, along with the La Crosse Area Planning Committee plan to bring a proposal for a 2nd Amtrak train to residents of the Coulee Region this week.

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck spinned on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck spinned on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Reports of shots fired prompts strong police presence

Reports of shots fired prompts powerful police presence

There is a strong police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a strong police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Bod of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Figure of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Three: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the fur covered friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the wooly friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car drowning in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car burying in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enhanced questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this week, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fired a missile over a Japanese island, Senator Tammy Baldwin is weighing-in on the latest developments.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

forty YEARS: Residents recall devastating one thousand nine hundred seventy seven tornado in Marathon Co.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

It’s been forty years since a devastating F4 tornado ripped through Marathon County, injuring ten people and costing millions in harm.

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

Rib Mountain fails to block county’s fresh addressing system

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Town of Rib Mountain failed Thursday to block Marathon County’s plan to create a more uniform system of addresses.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigns

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke reportedly has resigned, according to a report from WISN.

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

Police: Assumption High School principal calls in bomb threat to educational company

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

A Wisconsin Rapids Assumption High School administrator evidently called in a bomb threat to a software company of frustration with its technical support, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department.

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

Marshfield officers, firefighters team up with kittens

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

The Marshfield Area Pet Shelter and area officials teamed up for a special calendar, hoping to find homeless kittens a fresh home.

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

Marshfield man dies in Lake Superior sailing accident

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

A Marshfield man has died in a sailing accident on Lake Superior.

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

PHOTOS: Back to school two thousand seventeen

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

We want to see your photos this back to school year.

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

Packers donate $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston ease fund

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

The Green Bay Packers are donating $100,000 to J.J. Watt’s Houston Flood Ease Fund.

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school supplies books by bike in summer months

MAKING THE GRADE: Stevens Point school produces books by bike in summer months

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to supply skill.

Volunteers are hopping on bikes and going the extra mile to produce skill.

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

Marathon Co. board extends wheel tax indefinitely

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

The Marathon County board voted to extend the wheel tax indefinitely Wednesday evening.

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

TRANSFORMATION: Businesses team up to buy Wisconsin Rapids Mall

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Ladies Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Southwood YMCA and The Boys and Ladies Club of Wisconsin are coming together to buy the Wisconsin Rapids mall.

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Stevens Point Mayor clears up confusion on fresh parking meters

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

Electronic parking kiosks have popped up in Stevens Point, but there was initial confusion regarding when they were enforced.

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

one arrested after series of police pursues in Wausau

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

A suspect was arrested after Wausau Police were called to a report of an erratic driver, which led officers on three separate pursues, according to Lt. Andrew Hartwig.

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

UPDATE Day three in search for fisherman missing on Vilas Co. lake

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

PHELPS (WAOW) – For the third day Wednesday, searchers were on Big Sand Lake looking for a missing 48-year-old musky fisherman from Stoughton, according to the Vilas County Sheriff’s Department.

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

Aug. Thirty one marks 40th anniversary of Central Wisconsin tornado

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

It’s been forty years since a tornado ripped through Central Wisconsin, causing more than $1 million in harm.

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

Hatley woman pleads no contest to being fake nurse

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

A 41-year-old Hatley woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to posing as a nurse with credentials she stole from a nurse with a similar name, according to online Marathon County court records.

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

Weston cleaning business to help in Harvey cleanup

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

K-Tech Cleaning workers packed four trucks with supplies Wednesday before heading to Texas to help in the hurricane cleanup.

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews fight fire at Portage Co. home

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

UPDATE: Numerous crews were on the scene of a house fire in the Town of Dewey Wednesday morning, according to a Newsline nine reporter.

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

DOJ: Officers cleared of wrongdoing in March twenty two shooting

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

All officers involved in the March twenty two shooting, where Nengmy Vang killed four people including an Everest Metro detective, have been cleared of any wrong doing, according to a report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

Police department reacts to DOJ report on shooting rampage

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

The DOJ report released Tuesday clearing law enforcement in the shooting death of Nengmy Vang brings memories flooding back for the Everest Metro Police Department.

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Virtual reality learning introduced to Portage Co. school

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Stevens Point Christian Academy is introducing a fresh way for students to learn – using three-dimensional glasses.

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

Tomahawk community fills U-haul with supplies for Harvey victims

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

A Texas duo with Tomahawk ties is in Wisconsin – collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

Wausau PD thanks community, ‘Be Amazing’ makes appearance

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

The Wausau Police Department invited community members to the four hundred Block Tuesday to thank them for their support.

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

Audio recordings of Nengmy Vang after shooting rampage released

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

For the very first time, we’re hearing what a man who fatally shot four people in the Wausau area told police on March 22.

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

Wisconsin police officer cited for crashing into signs, driving off

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

A Madison Police officer who faces criminal charges in connection to an alleged, drunken driving is cited for crashing into road signs and driving off in the same incident.

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

IRS warns of fresh computer scam that requests ransom

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people about a fresh Internet scheme that impersonates the IRS and the FBI as part of a ransom scam involving computer data.

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Early morning structure fire at a Wausau home

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were on South 3rd Ave after a fire broke out on a two story home early Tuesday morning.

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

Marshfield Clinic Research Institute part of nationwide project

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute is among a group of medical and scientific organizations awarded $Five.36 million for a nationwide research project into what leaders called “precision medicine.”

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin state agencies prepare to help in Texas if needed

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

Wisconsin officials are getting ready in case they’re called on to react to the flooding disaster in Texas.

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund aim a 2nd time

J.J. Watt increases Houston Flood Ease Fund aim a 2nd time

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising purpose for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt on Monday set a third fundraising objective for his Houston Flood Ease Fund after lightly reaching the previous two targets.

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

Local Crimson Cross volunteers in Houston to help Harvey victims

From the embark of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have hopped into act to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

From the commence of Hurricane Harvey, Crimson Cross volunteers from our area have leaped into activity to help. Thirty four people from Wisconsin have been deployed to Houston, including four from Central Wisconsin.

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

Wausau man gets four 1/Two years in prison for secret filming habits

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 40-year-old Wausau man accused of secretly filming a woman in the shower at his home, people who visited and “under the dress” of a woman at the Woodson YMCA as his daughter took a swimming lesson was sentenced to four 1/Two years in prison Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.

Marshfield man charged with driving buzzed nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

Marshfield man charged with driving tipsy nine times since one thousand nine hundred ninety four

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A 41-year-old Marshfield man charged Monday with his ninth offense of drunken driving was fired from his job and confronted his boss at a rural Marathon County shop just before he was arrested, according to a criminal complaint.

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

DA: Veteran suffering from PTSD fires shots Sunday

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while inebriated at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

A 40-year-old Wausau veteran possibly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder fired several shots while inebriated at a home on Sunday morning, according to Marathon County Court records.

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

Marshfield baby’s cause of death remains a mystery

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield chick died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – How a four-month-old Marshfield female died remained under investigation Monday following an autopsy, Wood County Coroner Dara Hamm said.

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

Sheriff’s foreclosure sale of Wausau Center Mall confirmed

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

A judge Monday confirmed the foreclosure sale of the Wausau Center Mall and an attorney for the owners promised “the mall is going to stay intact, at least the main part.”

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors drop state charges in Wausau armed robberies

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

Prosecutors have dismissed state charges accusing a 37-year-old man of robbing two Wausau businesses at gunpoint, according to online Marathon County court records filed Monday.

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

UPDATE: Firefighter trapped while battling blaze at Merrill sports bar

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

No injuries were reported after the roof of a Merrill bar collapsed during a fire, trapping a firefighter inwards, according to the Merrill Fire Department.

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

Names released in fatal Shawano County crash

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

One person is dead and another injured after a car crash in Shawano County early Sunday morning.

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

Sheriff: Man on parole for 10th OWI makes threats to deputy and deputy’s family

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

A 51-year-old Merrill man was arrested early Thursday morning after deputies responded to a disturbance in the Town of Merrill, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department.

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Marinette City Attorney says officer acted appropriately in dog shooting

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Dash cam footage shows details of the interaction inbetween a Marinette police officer and a 3-year-old chocolate lab named Remington.

Fire ruins Vilas County home

Fire demolishes Vilas County home

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

A structure fire totaled a home in the Township of Conover Sunday.

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

Police investigating after man shot in Wisconsin Rapids

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the tummy at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the hospital after getting shot in the belly at the Rapids Inn and Suites Sunday morning.

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

Wood Co. armed robber remains at large

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery in the Town of Saratoga Friday night.

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

UPDATE: A 40-year-old man taken into custody after reports of gun shots

Officials received reports of gun shots fired near the corner of S. 10th St. and McIntosh St. around six a.m. Sunday morning.

Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been arrested after they responded to possible gun shots fired.

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

Shawano Co. crash leaves one dead, another injured

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

A 21-year-old driver from Bowler area was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. Authorities say a 24-year-old passenger was transported to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville charges three more in white supremacist protest

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the Aug. Twelve white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Portage Co. very first responders host fundraiser for local veterans

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Stevens Point Police and Fire departments came together to give back to local veterans. The fourth annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball tournament took place Saturday morning at Bukolt Park.

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Hurricane Harvey calls for local Crimson Cross workers

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Dozens of Crimson Cross workers from the Badger state have been sent to Houston in response to the storm.

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

Antigo football player back on the field after battling cancer

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthfull’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

On December 8, 2016, Matt Youthful’s life would switch dramatically. He was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma his junior year of high school

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Sports Express AM: Antigo

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was utter of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Week two of Sports Express A.M. was total of school spirit at Antigo High School.

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Duffy weighs in on Confederate monuments

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to eliminate confederate monuments across the country.

Congressman Sean Duffy is weighing-in on the battle to liquidate confederate monuments across the country.

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

Wausau Crimson Cross on their way to Texas for hurricane ease

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

As Hurricane Harvey resumes to barrel its way off the coast of Texas, volunteers from north central Wisconsin are preparing for the worst.

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Soil testing for harmful chemicals underway on Thomas St. in Wausau

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project starts.

Another bump in the road for the Thomas Street construction project in Wausau, as the city began testing for harmful chemicals in the ground before the 2nd phase of the project commences.

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

State farmers, brewers thrilled to see hops crop make a comeback

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

The Wisconsin hops crop is bouncing back.

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

Court document: Miami “bank trust company” bought Wausau mall

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The buyer of the Wausau Center Mall is the bank that called for its foreclosure auction, according to court documents filed Friday.

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Walker in Wausau, talks Foxconn

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Governor Scott Walker was in Wausau Friday to discuss Foxconn.

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

Weston man pleads not guilty to possessing heroin, 5th OWI

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Weston man found passed out in a vehicle with its engine running outside a home improvement store in Wausau pleaded not guilty Friday to possessing heroin as a repeat felon and driving while intoxicated for the fifth time, according to online Marathon County court records.

Inwards look at highest priced home in Wisconsin

Inwards look at ‘highest priced home in Wisconsin’

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

A historic home is on the market in southern Wisconsin for $Ten.Five million.

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

Custer woman wins $Ten,000 home renovation from Tundraland

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

A Custer woman won a $Ten,000 home renovation Friday morning! Newsline nine partnered with Tundraland for a 10K Giveaway.

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Corn crop weeks behind normal schedule

Another deep-throat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Another deep-throat for central Wisconsin farmers as uncertainty swirls around the corn crop.

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

Friendly competition could come to an end for Wausau seniors

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

A weekly activity could soon be coming to an end for Wausau seniors.

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

State, local leaders help address drug crisis across WI

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Lawmakers from the state and federal level, along with law enforcement from across Wisconsin, gathered at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau on Thursday to map out their next stir in fighting the drug epidemic in the area.

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau Fire Dept. receives mattress donation

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Wausau firefighters will now be resting lighter.

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

Chili man pleads not guilty in fatal Clark County crash

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) – A 36-year-old Chili man pleaded not guilty to drunken driving Thursday in a crash that killed another Chili man, according to online Clark County court records.

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

Jail overcrowding issues discussed in Marathon County

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

The National Institute of Corrections spoke with jail and courthouse staff in Marathon County Thursday to address the issue of overcrowding.

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Lt. Governor weighs-in on latest budget battle

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Wisconsin proceeds to function as one of two states across the country without a biennial budget.

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

Dog survives shot from Marinette police officer

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

The city of Marinette Police Department is investigating after one of its officers shot a dog last week.

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

Merrill man sentenced to life in prison for wifey’s death seeks fresh trial

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A judge finished hearing evidence Thursday in a 53-year-old Merrill man’s bid to get a fresh trial for killing his estranged wifey more than four years ago, according to online Lincoln County court records.

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Lincoln Co. officials warn of tree trimming scammers

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

Sheriff’s officials are warning of a fresh scam in Lincoln County related to tree trimming.

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

one dead after single-car rollover in Wood County

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff’s department.

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

Grandma: ‘What could a 7-week-old do to become a homicide victim?’

A 7-week-old damsel died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

A 7-week-old chick died Tuesday at an in-home day care from blunt force injuries, and Milwaukee police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Packers running back pleads not guilty in child manhandle charge

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green has pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to child manhandle charges.

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

Program permits parents to see what kids search for, look at on school iPads

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

The Wausau School District is rolling out a fresh way for parents to keep tabs on their kids electronics.

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

Wausau armed robbery suspect now faces federal charges

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

The man accused of robbing two Wausau businesses at gun-point now faces federal charges, according to a news release from Department of Justice.

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Foster Care hearing held in Wausau

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Social workers in Wisconsin are fighting to keep up with the request for foster families.

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Powerball fever takes over Central Wisconsin

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

Residents across Central Wisconsin are buying Powerball tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

DA: Lac du Flambeau man sexually assaulted stepdaughters

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

MERRILL (WAOW) – A fifty year old Lac Du Flambeau man was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting his stepdaughters.

Name released in fatal heroin death

Name released in fatal heroin death

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

The 28-year-old man who died of a fatal heroin overdose has been identified as Ryan McClinton, of Wausau, according to Marathon County Lt. Greg Bean.

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

Marshfield YMCA violates ground for major expansion

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) – The Marshfield Area YMCA broke ground Wednesday for an expansion that includes fresh childcare classrooms, fieldhouse and school age center for youth with homework help and recreation opportunities.

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

GRAPHIC Movie: Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Milwaukee police have arrested a high school student who allegedly punched a teacher several times.

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire finished

Investigation of Shipwrecked Brew Pub fire ended

An investigation is finish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

An investigation is accomplish after Sunday’s massive fire at Shipwrecked Brew Pub in Door County.

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Gordy’s Market closes underperforming stores in Stanley, Spencer and Richland Center

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantly.

Several Gordy’s Market stores in western Wisconsin are closing effective instantaneously.

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

UPDATE: Suspicious envelope causes hazmat situation at Oak Creek Police Department

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

A suspicious envelope caused a hazmat situation Wednesday morning at the Oak Creek Police Department.

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

QUALIFIERS: See if you made the list for the Tundraland 10K Giveaway

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

The Tundraland 10K Giveaway entry period is over!

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

Wausau duo gives advice after seventy seven years of marriage

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

A central Wisconsin duo celebrated seventy seven years of marriage Tuesday.

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

UPDATE: Wausau armed robbery suspect facing Madison murder charge

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

The 37-year-old man charged with two armed robberies in Wausau confessed to a murder in Madison, according to Marathon County court records.

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Crimson Door Family Farm uses hospitality, transparency to run their farm

Farms across Central Wisconsin supply fresh organic produce weekly to various locations across the area.

Farms across Central Wisconsin supply fresh organic produce weekly to various locations across the area.

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

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

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

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!

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

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

News – WAOW – Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Sensational Movie: A look at Wisconsin crime labs as they fight to keep up

Analysts are fighting to keep up with the workload as evidence submissions proceed to grow at Wisconsin crime labs.

Analysts are fighting to keep up with the workload as evidence submissions proceed to grow at Wisconsin crime labs.

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Merrill man charged with raping a child

Merrill man charged with raping a child

A Merrill man is facing three rape charges.

A Merrill man is facing three rape charges.

CITIZEN Hookup Bite: Man confronts Tomahawk hookup offender in online child lovemaking bite

CITIZEN Lovemaking Nibble: Man confronts Tomahawk hookup offender in online child lovemaking nibble

A Fresh Lisbon man confronted a hookup offender from Tomahawk after pretending to be a fifteen year-old doll and arranging a meeting in a Mauston McDonald’s.

A Fresh Lisbon man confronted a hookup offender from Tomahawk after pretending to be a fifteen year-old lady and arranging a meeting in a Mauston McDonald’s.

Central Wisconsin mayors discuss concerns over fresh mining bill

Central Wisconsin mayors discuss concerns over fresh mining bill

The mayors of Wausau, Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids met at the Portage County Annex Tuesday to discuss concerns about a freshly introduced mining bill.

The mayors of Wausau, Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids met at the Portage County Annex Tuesday to discuss concerns about a freshly introduced mining bill.

Father who triggered Amber Alert sentenced to three years in prison

Father who triggered Amber Alert sentenced to three years in prison

WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) – The man who triggered an hours-long Amber Alert was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to three felonies Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) – The man who triggered an hours-long Amber Alert was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to three felonies Tuesday, according to online Marathon County court records.

$22 million apartment project to be built in Wausau

$22 million apartment project to be built in Wausau

A $22 million dollar luxury apartment building is being built on Wausau’s west side.

A $22 million dollar luxury apartment building is being built on Wausau’s west side.

UPDATE: “Sad sequence of events” leads to toddler death near Ogema

UPDATE: “Sad sequence of events” leads to toddler death near Ogema

OGEMA (WAOW) – A “sad sequence of events” at a weekend family gathering led a grandfather to back over a 15-month-old toddler, Price County Sheriff Brian Schmidt said Tuesday.

OGEMA (WAOW) – A “sad sequence of events” at a weekend family gathering led a grandfather to back over a 15-month-old toddler, Price County Sheriff Brian Schmidt said Tuesday.

Names, charges released in Stevens Point armed robbery

Names, charges released in Stevens Point armed robbery

Drugs were involved in an armed robbery turned stabbing over the weekend, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

Drugs were involved in an armed robbery turned stabbing over the weekend, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

Students head back to school in central Wisconsin

Students head back to school in central Wisconsin

Stevens Point Area Senior High School was one of hundreds of central Wisconsin schools kicking off back up Tuesday after summer vacation.

Stevens Point Area Senior High School was one of hundreds of central Wisconsin schools beginning back up Tuesday after summer vacation.

UPDATE: Conover, Eagle Sea fellows involved in fatal shooting

UPDATE: Conover, Eagle Sea studs involved in fatal shooting

The police chief has released the names of two youthfull studs involved in a fatal shooting Sunday.

The police chief has released the names of two youthfull fellows involved in a fatal shooting Sunday.

Parking meter use ramps up as UWSP students head to class

Parking meter use ramps up as UWSP students head to class

Students at UW-Stevens Point may notice the addition of parking meters along campus and surrounding streets, Tuesday.

Students at UW-Stevens Point may notice the addition of parking meters along campus and surrounding streets, Tuesday.

Missing boater drowned on Big Sand Lake

Missing boater drowned on Big Sand Lake

We now know the name of the boater who’s assets was found Saturday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps.

We now know the name of the boater who’s bod was found Saturday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps.

Pink flamingos flock to UW-Madison once again

Pink flamingos flock to UW-Madison once again

Students at UW-Madison are beginning off the school year with a welcome from the city’s official bird, the pink flamingo.

Students at UW-Madison are commencing off the school year with a welcome from the city’s official bird, the pink flamingo.

Muskie strikes again, injures Minnesota woman

Muskie strikes again, injures Minnesota woman

For the 2nd time this year, a muskie has attacked a woman on a Minnesota lake.

For the 2nd time this year, a muskie has attacked a woman on a Minnesota lake.

Northwoods residents send off tourists in annual tradition

Northwoods residents send off tourists in annual tradition

Dozens of people stood outside the Whitman Bar and Grill in Hazelhurst for hours to wave goodbye to the cars leaving the Northwoods.

Dozens of people stood outside the Whitman Bar and Grill in Hazelhurst for hours to wave goodbye to the cars leaving the Northwoods.

Northwoods summer tourism season completes strong

Northwoods summer tourism season finishes strong

Businesses and residents in the Northwoods said goodbye to the summer tourism season Monday.

Businesses and residents in the Northwoods said goodbye to the summer tourism season Monday.

Wausau Labor Day parade draws hundreds, Local three hundred eighty eight collects donations

Wausau Labor Day parade draws hundreds, Local three hundred eighty eight collects donations

Local high school marching bands, floats, emergency vehicles and more traveled down 3rd Avenue.

Local high school marching bands, floats, emergency vehicles and more traveled down 3rd Avenue.

Wausau’s fresh bike trail off to a good commence

Wausau’s fresh bike trail off to a good embark

A biking trail in north central Wisconsin hits off strong for locals to love.

A biking trail in north central Wisconsin hits off strong for locals to love.

Sen. Testin goes Elder Manhandle Task Force

Sen. Testin goes Elder Manhandle Task Force

Senator Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) has been chosen to serve on the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Task Force of Elder Manhandle.

Senator Patrick Testin (R-Stevens Point) has been chosen to serve on the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Task Force of Elder Manhandle.

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

UPDATE: Stevens Point robbery suspect stabbed by intended victim

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

One person is in custody after an attempted armed robbery where the victim defended himself in Portage County, according to the Stevens Point Police Department.

Possibility of 2nd Amtrak train coming through La Crosse

Possibility of 2nd Amtrak train coming through La Crosse

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, along with the La Crosse Area Planning Committee plan to bring a proposal for a 2nd Amtrak train to residents of the Coulee Region this week.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation, along with the La Crosse Area Planning Committee plan to bring a proposal for a 2nd Amtrak train to residents of the Coulee Region this week.

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

Tanker crash spills five hundred gallons of milk into Kewaunee Co. ditch

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck spinned on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

About five hundred gallons of raw milk spilled when a truck spinned on State Highway twenty nine Monday morning.

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempt to trick Lincoln Co. man twice

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Scammers attempted to trick a Pine Sea man out of money not once, but twice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff Department.

Reports of shots fired prompts powerful police presence

Reports of shots fired prompts strenuous police presence

There is a mighty police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

There is a strenuous police presence on the east side of Wausau near McClellan street as of Sunday evening.

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Stabbing reported near the Town of Edgar

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officials say what began as a random traffic stop led to finding a stabbing victim – a passenger in the car.

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

UPDATE: Twin Haven bar a total loss after fire

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office is calling a business a “total loss” after a fire erupted early Saturday morning.

Twin Haven Resort considered a total loss after a fire, early Saturday morning.

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Tomahawk bait shop talks summer success

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Aquatic Arts Fishing Pro Shop has been around for decades – providing many fisherman and boaters with supplies when hitting the lakes of the Northwoods.

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn deal

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

The Gubernatorial Candidate was the the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal.

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

58-year-old Merrill man dies in Winnebago Co. Crash

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

One person is dead after a car crash in Winnebago County on Thursday.

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Local woman goes to Houston to help with disaster ease

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Wendy Savage, the Executive Director for the Marathon County Chapter of the American Crimson Cross, is making her way to Houston.

Assets of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

Assets of missing boater found in Vilas Co.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

A boater who went missing Monday on Big Sand Lake in Phelps was found dead Saturday morning, according to the Vilas Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Sports Express Week Trio: Rhinelander tops Wausau East in Game of the Week

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Here are Friday’s high school scores as reported to the WAOW sports office.

Help after Harvey proceeds in central Wisconsin

Help after Harvey resumes in central Wisconsin

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Several central Wisconsin residents are not backing down when it comes to helping those hit by Harvey.

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

Wausau pet shop collects donations for Harvey pets

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the fur covered friends in Houston.

A local pet store put out a jar to help raise money for the fur covered friends in Houston.

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

UPDATE: Man found after search near Lake Wausau

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Authorities say the man who left North Central Health Care in Wausau Friday afternoon has been found, according to Wausau Police.

Deputies pull woman from car submerging in Adams County lake

Deputies pull woman from car submerging in Adams County lake

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) – Adams County deputies rescued a woman whose car drove into a lake at the state Highway thirteen bridge Friday morning, Sheriff Sam Wollin said.

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

Wausau dog rescue helping in Harvey aftermath

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

A Wausau animal rescue is working to help pets impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

Enlargened questions about viral meningitis in Wood Co.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enhancing number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

The Wood County Health Department says officials there have been receiving an enlargening number of calls and questions about viral meningitis.

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

“Shoot up schools, not heroin” Facebook post results in Marshfield citation

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

A Marshfield man was cited for disorderly conduct after police investigated a Facebook post encouraging school shootings, according to Police Chief Rick Gramza.

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

Truck hits Wausau home’s gas meter

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

A 27-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he crashed a truck into a Wausau home’s gas meter just before midnight Thursday, according to Wausau Police.

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Sports Express AM: Rhinelander

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Week three of Sports Express AM kicked off Friday morning at Rhinelander High School with appearances from the Hodag himself.

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

Noisy ‘boom’ heard near WPS power station in Brokaw

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

The Marathon County sheriff’s department was called to the Wisconsin Public Service power station in Brokaw Thursday evening, after nearby residents heard a noisy ‘boom’.

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

MOVE-IN DAY: Freshman call UWSP home

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Freshman move-in day kicked off Thursday Morning at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

North Central Wisconsin resumes to help Harvey victims

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Northern Wisconsinites are not stopping when it comes to helping victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

Sen. Baldwin on North Korea: ‘Kim Jong Un is a threat’

As tensions proceed to escalate in the Korean Penninsula this we