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Trial set for Marshfield man in Rapids homicide case - Hub City Times
A four-day trial in Wood County Court is set to begin Dec. 17 for Gary Bohman, 59, who according to reports entered Higher Grounds Bakery, 4231 Eighth St. South, Wisconsin Rapids on March 24 and shot 39-year-old Christopher Race, while he was working behind the counter. Race’s two young children wer
Marshfield School District closes in on fundraising goal for $11 million athletic upgrades
Director of Business Services Patrick Saucerman confirmed the district's progress in fundraising as it continues preparation for the new stadium, which will be constructed near the northeast end of Marshfield Senior High's parking lot, and will be used for football, track and soccer.
Sears Hometown Stores in Wisconsin Rapids, Stevens Point, Marshfield won't be closing
Despite Sears filing for bankruptcy this week, residents in Wisconsin Rapids, Stevens Point and Marshfield won't see their local Sears Hometown Stores close their doors.
Marathon Co. Crime Stoppers: Hit and run car damage
SCHOFIELD (WAOW)– Marathon County Crime Stoppers has released photos of the suspect in a hit and run crash that damaged a car.It happened at The Office bar in Schofield on September 16.Investigators say security cameras show the suspect inside the bar.“He is described as a white male in his 30’s wi
Board approves Marshfield wastewater rate increase
MARSHFIELD, WI (WSAU) -- Marshfield's Board of Public Works has approved a small 1% increase to the city's residential wastewater utility rate.Phil Severson from Strand Associates did the rate review and said, "The results of these rates will have a typical residential user impact of about 1%. This
Thiel sentenced to eight years in prison - Hub City Times
Wood County court documents say Scott Thiel, 46, had sex with a teenage girl over a span of two years, and the sex allegedly took place at various locations—including his home, the bus terminal, in the bus he drove, and at a bar which he owned.
STUDY RESULTS: Marshfield downtown truck traffic less than expected
MARSHFIELD, WI (WSAU) -- The use of Marshfield's Central Avenue by large "industrial style" trucks has long been considered a possible deterant to the development of downtown Marshfield as a desirable shopping, dining, and entertainment destination.
Police logs: Woman fills pockets with rocks
» At 10:21 a.m. Monday, a caller reported a man with no shoes and no coat walking across the Jackson Street Bridge. An officer learned the man had just been released from jail, and the man said he was OK.
Police logs: Bear damages bird feeders
» At 9:51 a.m. Tuesday, deputies arrested a man at the Wood County Courthouse, 400 Market St., Wisconsin Rapids.
Portage County sheriff, executive apologize for Facebook post criticized as racist
"While it's clear to us that the intention behind the post had absolutely nothing to do with race, the impact was one that generated hundreds of comments that varied from support for the original intent of the meme to constructive criticism of the post and the meme itself to vile and hateful comment
Truck overturns south of Marshfield - Hub City Times
By City Times staffMARSHFIELD – A Roehl sand truck tipped over on the roundabout at State Hwy 80 and State Hwy 10 West just south of Marshfield.The accident occurred the morning of Oct. 16, partially blocking the roadway.The driver was not injured.
Spencer and Stratford schools locked down - Hub City Times
Spencer, Stratford, Athens, and Edgar schools were secured after the department received a complaint of an individual pointing a firearm at a bus driver in the area of Fairview Road and County Rd. P in the town of Cleveland.
Hannah Center to host second annual shopping spree - Hub City Times
The Hannah Center is a home for women in crisis and works to end the cycles of homelessness, poverty, addiction, and abuse in the community. The Hannah Center accepts no government or federal funding.
BREAKING: Spencer schools on lockdown
BREAKING: Spencer schools on lockdownCalifornia 16-year-old fatally shoots father while defending his mother, police sayMaryland police officer charged with raping woman during traffic stopUPDATE: Possible sighting of missing Wisconsin teen in Miami, couple killed identified
Former Pittsville bus driver gets eight years in prison for sexual assault of teen
Scott C. Thiel, 46, who has been in jail since April 4, will spend six years on extended supervision after he serves his prison sentence for sexual assault of a child by a person who works with children and child enticement.
Death of inmate on Sunday at Wood County Jail is fourth in past year
It is the fourth death in the Wood County Jail in the past year. On Aug. 19, an 18-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man died from an apparent suicide. Jail staff found the teenager about 17 minutes after they had done a welfare check on him that found he was OK, the jail lieutenant said in August.
Walker makes campaign stop in Marshfield - Hub City Times
The schedule included visits to Ashland, Eagle River, Tomahawk, and Marshfield, which Walker said had the best turnout of the day.
From zoo to Oz: Local families treated at Wildwood - Hub City Times
Glinda the Good Witch, aka Wildwood Zoological Society member Brandi Reed, hands out candy during the Oct. 13 event. Hub City Times staff photo
Tigers chasing history - Hub City Times
MARSFIELD – The Marshfield Tigers have done something that they have not done in nearly two decades. The Tigers, on Oct. 12, wrapped up an undefeated regular season, by beating Wausau West 36-6.
Marshfield videographer to be featured on "Monday Night Football"
Bodendorfer used a method called tilt-shift effect, which he used to take ariel footage of Green Bay and made it look miniature. "[The drone] is flying up to Lambeau Field, and it's a pretty cool effect. The idea is you want it to look like it's constructed," he told WDLB Radio in Marshfield.