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Granton girls fall to Greenwood
Granton’s Kristin Strey tries to work her way around Greenwood’s Olivia Klabon during the Dec. 13 Cloverbelt East matchup. Greenwood led at the half, 25-16, before moving on to claim the win, 51-32. Hub City Times staff photo.
Superfund neighbors ready for return of peace, quiet
After years of disruption, residents look forward to park, trails. Perhaps no one is more delighted than Joyce “Peppy” Kabasa that the years-long cleanup of toxic waste on Ashland’s shoreline is complete.
Retired Wisconsin Detective Sues Netflix and Making A Murderer Filmmakers for Defamation
In 2015, Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos’s Emmy-winning true crime docuseries Making a Murderer introduced the world to Steven Avery and Brandan Dassey, a Wisconsin uncle and nephew found guilty of the 2005 murder of photographer Teresa Halbach. The Netflix show critiqued the pair’s conviction from
Area roundup: North wrestling finishes second at Auburndale Invitational
North wrestling finished second at Saturday’s Auburndale Invitational with a score of 378.5, 52.5 behind invite-winner Abbotsford-Colby. Aiden McVicar and Carter Duerkop were the Huskies’ top finishers at second overall in the 132 and 160 pound weight classes, respectively.
Columbus boys, girls have big wins
MARSHFIELD – The Columbus Catholic boys and girls basketball teams rolled into the middle part of December coming off big conference wins. On Dec. 13, the Columbus girls gutted out a tough 38-34 overtime win over Gilman at Columbus High School. Addie Baierl led the Dons with 18 points, including a g
Area Hoops Roundup -- Thursday, Dec. 13
• At Drummond 41, Hurley 37 — The Lumberjacks defeated the Midgets in Indianhead Conference boys hoops action Thursday. Hurley (1-2 IC, 1-3 overall) went into the break leading by a pair, but Drummond (2-1, 2-4) squeaked ahead in the second half en route to its second conference win of the season.
Lorraine Anna Loos Morrow, 94, known for her strength and independence
Lorraine Anna Loos Morrow, 94, of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. She was surrounded in love by her caregivers for the last three years at Beth Shalom Village.
Clark County woman picked for state 4-H Hall of Fame
A Clark County volunteer was one of nine staff, volunteers and supporters recently inducted into the Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame. Charlotte Tetzlaff has been involved in the youth development organization for more than 50 years. She saw a need and filled it with her six children and neighborhood kids
Man Bites Off Ear In Fight
HAMBURG, WI (WSAU-WAOW) A Marathon man is facing charges after biting another man's ear off during a fight back in October. WAOW TV reports that 25 year old Antonio Fernandez Melgarejo was charged with mayhem, strangulation and battery back on December 13th.
Body of man believed to be ice fishing recovered from pond
EDGAR, Wis. (AP) — The body of a 73-year-old Town of Wien man was recovered Sunday from a pond on private property in Marathon County. WSAW-TV reports that family members found the man’s cellphone near a hole in the ice Sunday. Authorities believe he had been ice-fishing.
Greenwood farmer turns goat milk into soaps and more
GREENWOOD — Danae Stieglitz, owner of 1906 Farmstead Soaps, never imagined that the addition of goats to the petting zoo when their farm hosted a 2007 dairy breakfast would lead to her own business several years later.
“I’m Glad You Asked . . .” The Top-5 Questions People Ask the Marathon County ADMINISTRATOR
“If one student in this room asks me a question, probably several others have the very same question”? Well, with this new series — “I’m Glad You Asked . . .” — we’re bringing the questions to YOU, no hand-raising required.
Italy's UniCredit settles dispute with Caius
MILAN (Reuters) - UniCredit. and British hedge fund Caius have settled a dispute over complex financial instruments which count toward Italy's biggest bank's capital, the two companies said.
Governor Walker’s legacy cemented by Kimberly Clark deal
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, down to his final days as Governor, hopes one of his final acts as Governor will serve as his legacy. Walker has done an end around of the legislature, and inked a deal to provide up to $28 million in taxpayer money to keep a Kimberly Clark plant open in southeast Wi
Italy judge says evidence shows Eni, Shell knew of Nigerian graft
MILAN (Reuters) - An Italian judge said on Monday there was evidence showing oil groups Eni. were aware that their 2011 purchase of a Nigerian oilfield would result in corrupt payments to Nigerian politicians and officials.
1 dead, 1 severely injured in head-on crash in northwestern Wisconsin
ST. CROIX TOWNSHIP, Wis. (FOX 9) - One driver is dead and another severely injured after a head-on collision in northwestern Wisconsin early Tuesday morning. At 4:34 a.m., Polk County sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a crash on Highway 35 in St. Croix Township.
1 injured in Clark County crash
A Greenwood resident was injured when a semitrailer truck collided with an SUV Friday on a highway in Clark County. The injured person was a passenger in the SUV driven by Charles Suda, 82, also of the Greenwood area.
One injured in Clark County accident
EATON — One person was injured after a two-vehicle accident on State Highway 73, near State Highway 98, in the town of Eaton. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of the crash at about 12:10 p.m., Dec. 14. Deputies say that a vehicle driven by Charles Suda, 82, was traveling west on
Former Wisconsin Santa charged with child sex assault
OSHKOSH, Wis. -- A former YMCA employee, who used to dress up as Santa Claus, has been charged with two counts of first-degree child sexual assault. Police in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, said they were called to the YMCA last week after childcare supervisors told officers that a parent saw BT Adams kiss a 3
One injured in Clark County crash that shut highway several hours
EATON - One person was taken to Marshfield Medical Center Friday after an SUV and semi collided about 30 miles west of Wausau Friday afternoon. An SUV going west on State 98 stopped at the intersection with State 73, but then pulled out in front of a semi going north on State 73 at 12:10 p.m. Friday