Wausau NewsCongressional art winner
Merrill High School senior Shailee Myers was honored by Congressman Sean Duffy during the Congressional Art Reception on Friday, June 9, at the Center for Visual Arts Gallery in Wausau. Her self-portrait acrylic painting titled "1280 Pieces of Me" took second place and will hang in Sean Duffy's Wausau office.Wausau pushes on with Village of Maine lawsuitsWednesday, June...
Following a closed session meeting, Mayor Robert Mielke has announced that the city of Wausau will continue to pursue their lawsuits against the incorporation of the village of Maine and the boundary agreement between the villages of Maine and Brokaw and the town of Texas. Wausau's leaders continue to believe that the owners of 946 acres of land, who wished to annex to Wausau before the incorporation, should be allowed to do so and get the most for their land.Man who triggered Amber Alert in court Wednesday, June 21
WAUSAU, WI A series of 'not guilty' pleas from a man who assaulted and threatened his girlfriend and fled with his 8-year-old son. Jamie Hunt triggered a state-wide Amber Alert on June 10th.The latest on the future of the Wausau mall, movie theater
Discussion surrounding the future of the Wausau Center Mall along with a movie theater have been ongoing for months , however the buildings remain the same. For the past several years, stores have continued to leave the mall , but Wausau Mayor Robert Mielke said the city has little to do with what happens at the mall.Complaint: Appleton man threatened "Wausau or worse"
An Appleton man threatened to carry out an attack similar to the deadly shootings in the Wausau area, according to a criminal complaint obtained by Action 2 News. Song Leng Vang, 62, is charged with a count of Possession of a Firearm Contrary to Injunction in Outagamie County.Complaint: Appleton man threatened "Wausau or worse"
An Appleton man threatened to carry out an attack similar to the deadly shootings in the Wausau area, according to a criminal complaint obtained by WBAY-TV. Song Leng Vang, 62, is charged with a count of Possession of a Firearm Contrary to Injunction in Outagamie County.Karger: Kronenwetter address vote is a "step backwards"Monday, June...
The Village Board of Kronenwetter voted last week to opt out of Marathon County's uniform addressing system, a reversal of their previous decision to become a part of the changes. Marathon County Administrator Brad Karger says the goal was to get as many communities involved as possible, but incorporated villages or cities, like Kronenwetter, do have a choice.Kraus-Anderson announces new hires
Bultman was as a field superintendent for Kansas City-based TRK Construction, and Lundberg is a 29-year industry veteran who most recently worked for CM Construction in Burnsville, according to Kraus-Anderson. McQuillan was a superintendent and project manager for The Samuels Group in Wausau, Wisconsin.Wausau Summer Kickoff changes venueFriday, June 16WAUSAU, WI (WSAU)...
The event from Wausau Events will be held at the Marathon Park Ice Rinks at 1201 Stewart Ave in Wausau to avoid any weather related issues. The Summer Kickoff includes booths from local business offering arts and crafts, face painting, baloon animals, and multiple bounce houses.Library program to feature UFOs, crop circles of Wisconsin
Chad Lewis, Wisconsin author of the Strange and Unusual, will present "UFOs and Crop Circles in Wisconsin" in T.B. Scott Free Library's Community Room, at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 6. The program, part of the library's Words Worth Hearing series, is free of charge. First Street Coffee Station and The Checkered Churn will provide refreshments.Search for man in river suspended
Rescue crews have suspended their search of the Wisconsin River and Lake Wausau for a man who went underwater Thursday afternoon and did not resurface. Lt. Jeff Stefonek with the Marathon Co.Torgerson to appeal murder conviction Thursday, June 15
WAUSAU, WI Kristopher Torgerson, the man convicted in one of Wausau's longest-running missing persons cases, is asking for a new trial. On-line court records indicate he will appeal his conviction in the disappearance and killing of Stephanie Low.Drunk note writer, nice cop team up for perfectly Wisconsin story
A recent nationwide study ranked the central Wisconsin town of Wausau as the ninth-drinkin'est town in this here country. Apparently, practice makes perfect; a recent written exchange between a drinker in that town and a local cop makes us think Wausau's got this whole thing figured out.Parking officer takes pity on driver after finding handwritten note on...
WAUSAU, Wisc. A parking control officer was about to write a ticket for an expired meter while making the rounds downtown, Thursday morning when he spotted a handwritten note tucked underneath the car's windshield wiper.Three Towns Could Qualify for Disaster Aid After Storms Cause Power Outages, Damage
Storms ripped through the area Sunday, June 11, knocking down trees and power lines, springing local cleanup crews into action and leaving many without power until Wednesday, June 14. Outages could continue until Thursday, June 15 or Friday, June 16. Sunday's storms knocked out power for over 91,000 residents of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan from ... (more)Cleanup continues in Brandon
Strong and even severe storms moved quickly through Southern Wisconsin on Monday night. Parts of these storms came with strong, damaging winds that brought down numerous trees.Driver gets out of parking ticket by making, "Safe choices"
A Wisconsin driver who left a car at a metered space got out of a parking ticket in Wausau by simply leaving a note to the parking officer. The note said, "Please take pity on me.