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A new look for Wood County Sheriff’s squad

The Wood County Sheriff’’s Department has a new look. New department graphics will be implemented as squad vehicles are introduced and as worn graphics are replaced. The updated graphics were designed and voted on by the department members. Wood County Sheriff’s Department photo.


Mrs. Wisconsin American and Miss Wisconsin for America

Accepting contestants for the title of Mrs. Wisconsin America and the new title of Miss Wisconsin for America. Miss must be at least 18, single, divorced or legally separated. Categories of competition: Interview, Evening Gown, Swim Suit and on stage question.


Snow removal policy 'reviewed' in Marshfield

MARSHFIELD, WI (WSAU) -- What's a better time to review a city's snow and ice removal policy than following a year of record snowfall? That's exactly what street superintendent Dean Schiller says the City of Marshfield has done in the wake of extreme weather that came with a big price tag of several

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Missing Michigan Woman Found Dead In Wisconsin: Report

KENOSHA, WI -- Amanda Hanover, the missing 39-year-old woman from Michigan who went missing presumably in Wisconsin has been found dead in Kenosha, authorities say. The Kenosha Police Department found her car near 101 56th Street, also known as the Fisherman's Circle, in the City of Kenosha last wee


Flood warnings in Stratford caused by ice jams

STRATFORD, Wis. (WAOW) — A flood warning has been issued for the Big Eau Pleine River near Stratford. According to the National Weather Service the river reached 15.6 feet on Monday morning, which is above flood stage of 15.5 feet.


Wood Co. crews searching for person who may have jumped off bridge

Wisconsin Rapids (WAOW) — Crews in Wood County are searching for a person who may have jumped off the Riverview Expressway bridge, according to police. The Wisconsin Rapids Police Dept. says a person driving by told police someone jumped off the bridge. A search was done along the riverbanks, but so


Marshfield fire damages detached garage, no injuries

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (WSAW) -- The Marshfield Fire Department responded to a call about a structure fire around 1 p.m. on Sunday. The fire damaged a detached garage, no one was home at the time. It was put out shortly after firefighters arrived on scene.


Wisconsin to restore pardons

Pardon me. That is what more than 1000 people are asking for in Wisconsin. That is how many people have contacted Wisconsin’s new Governor now that he has promised to begin issuing pardons to those convicted of some crimes. Governor Evers has received emails, letters and phone calls from more than 1


Wisconsin officials await ruling on laws limiting governor

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin officials are waiting for a pair of courts to decide whether laws that Republicans passed last year limiting the powers of the new Democratic governor and attorney general can stand.


Spencer School District to host informational referendum meeting

SPENCER, Wis. (WSAW) -- The Spencer School District will hold a referendum informational meeting Tuesday evening. On April 2, the district will ask voters to approve $5.9 million to upgrade security, equipment and an addition to the building.


Packers Tailgate Tour includes Marshfield, Antigo stops

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WSAW) -- The Green Bay Packers announced plans for the 14th annual ‘Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour,’ set for April 9-13. Local stops include Marshfield and Antigo.


Body found in Wisconsin River in Mosinee

MOSINEE, Wis. (WSAW)-- The Mosinee Police Department says they're working to contact family of person found dead Sunday in the Wisconsin River before they publicly release an identification.


Leadership Marshfield Group Project: United We Can

Throughout the next couple of weeks, OnFocus will take a deeper look at some of this year’s Leadership Marshfield projects. Background: The purpose and objective of Leadership Marshfield is to identify current and potential leaders in the community and provide a training program that will enhance th


Crews responding to fire in Marshfield

Marshfield (WAOW) — Fire crews are responding to a blaze in Marshfield. According to a witness at the scene, it’s on S. Palmetto Street near the middle school in Marshfield.


Marshfield Utilities Takes Steps to Prevent Disconnection for At-Risk Customers

The 2018/2019 Wisconsin Public Service Commission Winter Moratorium Set to End April 15th. Marshfield Utilities– Spring brings the end of the moratorium on disconnection of electric service for non-payment. Only a small portion of Marshfield Utilities (MU) customers fall into this category. In Febru


UWSP Alumna Spotlight: Ginger Sternweis

Marshfield, WI (OnFocus) Ginger Sternweis is a 2017 graduate from UWSP, completing both her A.A.S. and Bachelor’s Degrees at the university, and is currently employed by the Pathway Partners Mentoring Program, A United Way Program located inside the Marshfield High School.


UW to offer community art classes

MARSHFIELD – UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield is offering two opportunities to tap into your creative side – watercolor painting and “Canvas and Corks.”. Canvas & Corks will be held April 11, 6-8:30 p.m. An experienced instructor and a glass of wine are all the inspiration you need to produce a work o


Area athletes named to all-conference squads

MARSHFIELD – If there’s one thing the Marshfield Tigers boys basketball team learned this past season, it was how to share. Along with earning a share of the Wisconsin Valley Conference title with Merrill this season, the Tigers are sharing two more accolades with the Bluejays.