Wausau NewsFotos from the past
The city wide retail promotion known as Jenny Days begins tomorrow. The event will honor 130 years of retail development in the Merrill area.2017 Rib Mountain Snowmelt Contest
While checking out the Granite Peak skycam view during the StormTrack9 weathercasts, or while driving by Rib Mountain, you probably noticed the snow is getting thinner. That means it is time once again for the exciting Rib Mountain snowmelt contest! It is very easy to enter, just enter your email at the very bottom, then go on to pick the date the last bit of snow will melt off of Rib Mountain.BadgerCare hearing set in Wausau Wednesday
Wausau will play host to a hearing on potential changes to Medicaid and BadgerCare today at Northcentral Technical College, including the change to required drug screenings and charging monthly premiums to childless adults receiving BadgerCare. Jon Peacock, Research Director for the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, says these changes affecting childless adults now could negatively affect families in the future.Drug Take Back Day coming Saturday
Lt. Nathan Cihlar with the Wausau Police Department says this is a safe easy way to make sure your unused drugs don't fall into the wrong hands. "It's free and convenient means and opportunity for people to get rid of any expired or unwanted medications that might have collected around the household, especially for what would be considered dangerous drugs, narcotics, things that would be more subject to abuse or theft," he said.Sinkhole on River Drive Monday, April 24
WAUSAU, WI A chunk of pavement, about four feet across, collapsed into the sub-surface on River Drive in Wausau on over the weekend. One lane is closed in the area because of the sinkhole.Mosinee Man Accused Of Kidnapping Pleads Not GuiltySaturday, April...
WAUSAU, Wi A Mosinee man who forced a woman to perform sex acts and then locked her in a box was in Marathon County Court on Friday. 54 year old Allen Jamroz pleaded not guilty to three felonies including kidnapping,sexual assault and false imprisonment.Hands Around the Marathon County CourthouseFriday, April 21WAUSAU, WI ...
Members of the community were invited to come to the Marathon County Courthouse in Wausau Friday afternoon to join hands in the fight against child abuse. Many people only think of child abuse as hitting a child.'Again and again'
Each time there is a tragedy, such as the recent shootings in Wausau, we hear that it is "time to heal and move on" or some version of that sentiment. Each time there is a tragedy, such as the shootings in Wausau, we also hear a call to arms, this time issued by Assembly person Mary Felzkowski from Irma, who wants citizens of Wisconsin to be able to carry concealed weapons, even though they do not have a permit to carry.Oneida County votes on chip-seal bids
Oneida County highway commissioner Bruce Stefonek speaks to the Public Works/Highway and Solid Waste Committee at a meeting on Thursday, April 13. The Oneida County Public Works/Highway and Solid Waste Committee voted Thursday on bids for chip-seal oil and chip aggregate for work to be done on County Highway J this year. Fahrner won the bid with an amount of $146,085 for oil and distribution, just slightly less than a bid of $147,150 by Meigs.Suspects in Appleton East High School incident held on cash bond
Bond was set Monday for two men from the Wausau area who were arrested last week at Appleton East High School. Blong Vang, 21, is being held in the Outagamie County Jail on $20,000 cash bond.A Fiery Heart in Wausau
Marathon County Public Library Women's Night Out: " Charlotte BrontA<<: A Fiery Heart " by Claire Harman Mon., 4/17/17, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau Visit our Wausau Headquarters for our monthly Women's Night Out Book Club! In April, we'll read and discuss " Charlotte BrontA<< " by Claire Harman. Charlotte BrontA<< famously lived her entire life in an isolated parsonage on a remote English moor with a demanding father and siblings.A look at the Marathon Co. tornado warning system
When severe weather is heading for Marathon County, there's a line of communication to let residents know of the potential severity of each storm. Since last week's tornado EF-1 tornado that hit Marathon County, viewers wanted to know how the warning system throughout the area works.WI Valley Fair concert line-up announced Friday, April 14
WAUSAU, WI The Wisconsin Valley Fair is announcing its grandstand concert line-up for this summer. There's one night of the fair's six-day run -- Thursday, August 3rd -- that the headliner hasn't been announced.Sen. Tammy Baldwin Visits WausauThursday, April 13WAUSAU, WI (WSAU)...
Sen. Tammy Baldwin made a stop in Wausau on Thursday. She was at the United Way of Marathon County to discuss veterans assistance programs among other things.More
Every eight days someone in the state dies as a result of domestic violence, according to End Abuse Wisconsin. On March 22, it resulted in the deaths of four people in Marathon County as they tried to shield a woman from domestic violence.Power outages from early morning storms Monday, April 10
A line of heavy thunderstorms rolled through Central Wisconsin and the Northwoods early Monday morning. Wisconsin Public Service says about 13,000 of their customers are without power because of lightning strikes and downed trees and tree limbs.Trout Lake Golf Club hires a new golf course superintendent
Trout Lake Golf Club, a mainstay in the Northwoods and the golf industry since 1924, has hired a new GCSAA golf course superintendent who began on the job April 1. Brian Busha, who comes to Trout Lake Golf Club from Weston, began his career in the golf industry as far back as a junior in high school. "I began working at Greenwood Hills in Wausau for the grounds crew and fell in love with it," said Busha.