Baldwin, Vukmir debate about immigration, health care
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Republican Leah Vukmir drew stark contrasts on health care, abortion, immigration and other issues during their second debate of the campaign.
Both candidates were on the offensive, the
Authorities ID woman who died at Marathon County Jail
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a woman who died at the Marathon County Jail.
The sheriff’s office identifies the inmate as 56-year-old Melissa Graebner-Young. She was booked into the jail Tuesday after being arrested for fifth offense operating a motor vehicle ...
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a former Missouri pastor who recently left for a Wisconsin church has been charged with child sex crimes.
The Kansas City Star reports that 53-year-old Scott Patschke ...
Abbotsford 49, Owen-Withee 20
Algoma 60, Tigerton/Marion 0
Almond-Bancroft 48, Tri-County 6
Amherst 40, Manawa 21
Antigo 33, Wausau East 13
Aquinas 14, Tomah 10
Arrowhead 33, Waukesha West 15
Ashland 22, Lakeland ...
Foxconn signs deal to jointly develop Wisconsin ginseng
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn has signed an agreement to jointly develop Wisconsin’s ginseng industry and grow its newly-established Wisconsin-based brand.
The Taiwan-based company announced the deal Tuesday. Gov. Scott Walker joined with representatives of Foxconn and others for the signing ...
Wisconsin school officials consider bulletproof backpacks
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — School officials in Wisconsin aren’t so sure bulletproof backpacks are an answer to possible violence in the classroom.
BlueStone Safety Products’ bulletproof backpack inserts are lightweight panels about the size of a laptop that are designed to deflect bullets,
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The nearly 50 still-standing Guinness World Records in Wisconsin have included some unusual accomplishments from gravy chugging to fire-eating.
Wisconsin has been the site of 15 wacky record-breaking achievements officially recognized by the Guinness World Records, ...
Almond-Bancroft 41, Wild Rose 0
Amery 34, Prescott 14
Amherst 42, Wittenberg-Birnamwood 0
Appleton West 35, Wausau West 24, 4OT
Arcadia 21, Dodgeville 7
Athens 42, Thorp 6
Baldwin-Woodville 9, New Richmond 7
Bangor 43, Royall ...
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin ginseng growers are seeking new customers as tariffs in an escalating trade war with China will raise the price by 15 percent for Chinese consumers.
Harvests will begin in the fall but export declines will take a while to measure, the
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System regents have changed the name of another 10 two-year schools as the campuses merge with nearby four-year institutions.
The regents on Friday approved renaming UW-Marathon County as UW-Stevens Point at Wausau; UW-Marshfield/Wood County as ...
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources is investigating air pollution at a 3M Corp. factory in Wausau.
Records show that a pollution control device at the plant didn’t operate for several hours on April 13, and that the Minnesota-based company didn’t properly ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association is inviting Wisconsin’s gubernatorial and Senate candidates to a pair of televised debates in October.
The association on Wednesday invited Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Tony Evers to an Oct. 5 debate in ...
TOWN OF NOKOMIS, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in northern Wisconsin say a passenger on a UTV was killed and the driver was seriously injured in a crash over the weekend.
The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office says the UTV left the road and struck a tree Saturday night in the Town of ...
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A judge sentenced a Wisconsin man on Tuesday to 13 years in prison for locking a woman inside a wooden box in his basement and sexually assaulting her.
Allen Jamroz, 56, of Mosinee also was sentenced to seven years of extended supervision for second-degree sexual ...
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A Florence County man is charged with killing the father of his ex-girlfriend.
Fifty-six-year-old Lee Franck is in the Marathon County Jail on $750,000 bond. Authorities allege he fatally beat Lyle Leith whose body was found in his Wausau garage Feb. 20.
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Authorities believe speed and alcohol were factors when a car went out of control, rolled and crashed into a house in Wausau.
Police say the driver of the car and a person inside the house both suffered minor injuries in the crash about 1 a.m. Thursday. Neither was ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s latest television ad focuses on her mother’s mental illness and addiction to prescription drugs.
Baldwin unveiled the ad Monday, a week after she opened up for the first time about her mother’s struggles. She died in ...
Bob Reid, who died recently at 86, was voice of state high school tournaments for 42 years
Over a long, successful career in sports and entertainment management, Bob Reid worked for the Minneapolis Lakers, Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota North Stars. He also managed the Metropolitan Sports Center in Bloomington for 13 years and represented clients like the Harlem Globetrotters, Barnum ...
Duane “Dewie” K. Hofstetter, 49, Wausau, died April 2, 2018, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
Duane was born June 13, 1968, in Moline, Illinois, to Carolyn “Kay” (Clifton) and the late Harold Hofstetter. He is a graduate of Beaver Dam High School and went on to honorably serve in the U.S. Air ...
Q. Sparkle beer: Is it real? How is it possible? — Will, via Facebook
A. Yes, glitter beer is real, and it’s fabulous.
Wausau brewpub Red Eye Brewing posted a video to Facebook on Thursday that quickly ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The National Weather Service says Green Bay and Wausau set snowfall records on Tuesday.
Wausau received 10 inches of snow while Green Bay got between 8 and 9 inches. Forecasters say parts of Waupaca and Oconto counties received nearly a foot of snow Monday and ...
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A spring storm is expected to deliver up to 10 inches of snow to central Wisconsin making April feel more like January.
Dozens of schools canceled classes Tuesday as the snow began to accumulate, including the Wausau, Rhinelander, Stevens Point, Crandon and Marshfield ...
Defensive pressure carries undefeated Black Hawk to WIAA Division 5 state girls basketball final
Pressure defense and crisp passing made all the difference for the Black Hawk girls basketball team on Friday morning.
The Warriors raced to an early 14-0 lead, made it 26-9 at halftime and went on to cruise to a 57-31 victory over Wausau Newman in a WIAA Division 5 state semifinal at the ...
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Appleton West 87, Hudson 57
Eau Claire North 72, Superior 59
Kimberly 79, Wausau West 39
Neenah 70, D.C. Everest 55
Oshkosh North 87, Appleton North 48
Oshkosh West 67, Eau Claire ...
Campbellsport 61, Mayville 55
Fall River 59, Juda 37
Sheboygan Falls 75, Saint Lawrence Seminary 41
Washburn 56, Mercer 42
West Bend West 48, Milwaukee Vincent 42
Winneconne 67, Omro 64
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Wausau man receives memento of late mother _ 27 years later
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A Wausau man has received a memento of his mother that has been missing since she died 27 years ago — and he never knew was out there.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new study details the sources of unnatural green growths of vegetation and bacteria that stink up long stretches of the upper Wisconsin River.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources studied phosphorus pollution in more than 9,000 square miles of the river ...
Kenosha Bradford 58, Destiny 57
Milwaukee Academy of Science 65, Edgerton 58
Mount Horeb 46, Beaver Dam 34
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Stevens Point 76, Eau Claire Memorial 39
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WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Wausau police have identified the victim of a homicide and have arrested a man in another county as a result of their investigation.
Seventy-seven-year-old Lyle Leith was found dead in his garage by his daughter on Tuesday. Police say an autopsy was done Wednesday, but ...
Snow, sleet, freezing rain making travel challenging
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Snow, sleet and freezing rain are making travel challenging on this Presidents Day.
Dozens of school districts are taking the day off Monday because of the weather, including Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids, Stevens Point, Neillsville and Waupaca. Other school districts ...
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — The manager of indie folk band Bon Iver is planning to run for the Wisconsin congressional seat currently held by Republican Sean Duffy.
Kyle Frenette is the founder of Middle West Management. He’s managed two-time Grammy award winner Bon Iver and founder Justin Vernon ...
A letter arrived last fall from an anonymous “faithful reader” in Middleton describing a “delicious” potato, bacon, beer soup she enjoyed at the Norske Nook in DeForest. Wondering if they’d share the recipe, the reader also included a recipe copied many years ago from the Wausau newspaper for ...
Wisconsin father charged in diabetes death of teenage son
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin father is accused of failing to manage and treat his teenage son’s diabetes, leading to the boy’s death.
Forty-nine-year-old Robert Glazner of Wausau is charged with second-degree reckless homicide in the death of 15-year-old Bryden Glazner.
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A Wausau father is accused of failing to manage and treat his teenage son’s diabetes, leading to the boy’s death.
Forty-nine-year-old Robert Glazner is charged with second-degree reckless homicide in the death of 15-year-old Bryden Glazer. The father is due in Marathon ...
Man suspected in TV station damage arrested in Wausau
AHSWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — A man accused of stealing a large crucifix from a church near Green Bay and using it to damage a sign outside a TV station is now facing disorderly conduct charges in Marathon County.
Police in Wausau arrested 29-year-old Brendan McSweeney following a disturbance ...
Waunakee’s Jackson Madonia makes commitment for swimming; state cross country ski meet wraps up
Waunakee senior Jackson Madonia announced via Twitter he has orally committed for men’s swimming to Iona College in New Rochelle, New York.
Included among Madonia’s high school boys swimming career achievements, he was third in the 200-yard individual medley and fourth in the 100 ...
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A central Wisconsin man is accused of trying to kill his unborn child by spiking the water bottle of the woman carrying the fetus with abortion pills.
Thirty-two-year-old Jeffrey Smith is charged with attempted first-degree homicide of an unborn baby and delivering a ...
DeForest’s Natalie Kemp, Wisconsin Dells’ Jade Herzer listed in girls wrestling rankings
Natalie Kemp of DeForest and Jade Herzer of Wisconsin Dells were area athletes listed in the USA Wrestling national high school rankings for girls wrestling.
Here is a list of the female wrestlers from Wisconsin.
Abbotsford double-murder suspect pleads not guilty
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A man accused in a central Wisconsin shooting that left two people dead and a third person injured has pleaded not guilty.
WAOW-TV reports that 26-year-old Tyler Zimmerman appeared at a preliminary hearing on Wednesday. He’s charged with two counts of first degree ...
Almond-Bancroft 71, Weyauwega-Fremont 32
Barneveld 55, Argyle 33
Black Hawk 67, Monticello 40
Cameron 49, Clayton 41
Cudahy 57, South Milwaukee 52
D.C. Everest 62, Wausau West 43
De Pere 73, Sheboygan North 65
Dominican 75, Shoreland Lutheran ...
Antigo 3, Fond du Lac Springs 3 OT
Ashland 3, Painesdale Jeffers, Mich. 1
Beloit Memorial 4, Marquette University 2
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Drew Bouche loves to play catch with his son, Abram.
The two often can be seen on in downtown Wausau, tossing a football, smiles on their faces.
Football is deeply rooted in both of their lives. Abram, who is 11 years old, can’t wait to play just like his father ...
2 jailed in Trempealeau County after police say 290 pounds of marijuana, guns found after pursuit
Authorities found 290 pounds of marijuana, three guns and two stun guns after two police pursuits Thursday that began near Osseo, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.
Members of the Wisconsin State Patrol, Osseo Police Department, Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Office and the Strum ...
Wisconsin man explores life without modern comforts
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Sean Sullivan did not step straight out of the 1790s into modern-day downtown Wausau, but you would be forgiven for wondering if he did.
Sullivan’s choice of fashion is distinctly frontier fur-trader style, with his homemade buck-skin fringed shirts, elk-skin pants, ...
Man accused in day care assault fails to show for court
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A Wausau man accused of assaulting one of the children being cared for at his wife’s home day care has missed another court hearing.
It’s the second time Miguel Angel Ruiz has failed to show up for court. A warrant for his arrest was issued the first time he skipped his ...
Killer gets more life sentences for robberies, seeks leniency for woman who bought gun for him
Curtis Langlois, already serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole for shooting a man to death in July, was sentenced Friday to four additional life sentences for federal crimes related to armed robberies in Wausau, one of which he committed just hours after the homicide in ...