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Study: Tackle football before age 12 leads to brain issues

Playing tackle football before age 12 "may have long-term neurobehavioral consequences," according to a study published on Tuesday. Researchers from Boston University's Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Center -- who have led several studies exploring links between football and the debilitating brain

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 17:32:41

Screaming Eagles win South Shore tournament

The Chequamegon High School volleyball team went a perfect 4-0 in matches and 8-0 in sets en route to the championship in a tournament at South Shore on Saturday, Sept. 16. "This was a huge day for the girls," Screaming Eagles' coach Jess Herbst said. "They took second in this tournament last year a

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-09-20 15:15:00

Pet of the Week: Steely Dan

Age: 2 years old Breed: Domestic Shorthair/Mix Color: Orange/White Personality: This is Steely Dan. He's a very cuddly guy who was found as a stray. Steely Dan enjoys being pet, cuddling and sleeping on someone's lap. If you're looking for an affectionate cat, well you might have just found him. St

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 15:38:59

Marathon County Petsaver: Brett

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Our Petsaver for Thursday is a three-year-old cat named Brett. He arrived at the Humane Society of Marathon County www.catsndogs.org in April as a stray. Shelter volunteers say he is super friendly and often runs around acting like a dog. His fee is $60, which includes his neuter and

WAOW - 2017-09-22 00:16:00

State-ranked volleyball teams set for Marawood Conference showdown this week

WAUSAU - Two state-ranked teams will meet in a Marawood Conference South Division volleyball game Thursday. Stratford, ranked No. 2 in Division 3, travels to Newman Catholic to face a Cardinals team which remains ranked third in Division 4. The game is set for a 7 p.m. start. Stratford and Newman

STEVENSPOINTJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-19 20:43:03

Trinity Lutheran of Prentice to celebrate 50 years

For a lot of churches in Price County, Sept. 24 might seem like just another Sunday. Churchgoers at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Prentice, however, will be ringing in their church's 50th anniversary with eats and entertainment. Now, 50 years might not seem like a long time compared to a lo

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-09-21 14:17:00

Booster club fundraiser set for Saturday

Between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m Saturday, Brickner's Park City will team up with students at Merrill High School for a "Booster Club Fundraiser Presented by the brands of FCA" to benefit the school's Booster Club. Come out to 1201 N. Sales St. and take a short test drive in available new Chrysler, Dodge, J

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

County board approves vehicle registration fees; jousts for budget reductions

Following nearly three hours of debate and discussion Tuesday evening, the Lincoln County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance by a vote of 11-7; enacting a $20 annual vehicle registration fee for all county residents who own passenger cars or trucks. The measure came to the board as a means o

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

MHS Seniors top juniors in 2017 Powder Puff clash

It may have been a wet, chilly night Monday night but that didn't phase the Merrill High School Junior and Senior girls from waging their annual war for bragging rights at the annual Powder Puff clash at Jay Stadium. In the end, the senior ladies would persevere 26-14.

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Friendship House to donate to playground project

Friendship House Family Restaurant will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from 2-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3 to the Merrill Optimist Club's Normal Park playground project. Members of the Optimist Club and the High School Octagon Club will be on hand to assist the Friendship House, serving coffee, wa

MERRILLFOTONEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Public safety: Rental car not returned

At 1:38 p.m. Monday, an employee at Enterprise Rental, 900 S. Central Ave., reported a 37-year-old Marshfield man had rented a car and was 11 days late in returning it. At 1:36 a.m. Tuesday, a Marshfield woman reported someone took her car radio from her unlocked vehicle in the 2200 block of Sout

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 16:08:59

Forward Financial Bank sponsoring $5,000 field goal contest

MARSHFIELD - Forward Financial Bank will be sponsoring a $5,000 field goal kick at the Marshfield Tigers football game Sept. 22. Any fan in attendance that evening will be eligible to make the 25-yard field goal attempt. The kicker will be selected at random from the crowd to attempt the kick from t

HUBCITYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Eve of Destruction, tap takeover among weekend things to do

MARSHFIELD - Marshfield Motor Speedway is drawing closer to the end of race season, but this Saturday Eve of Destruction returns. Take in a wide variety of events like a demolition derby, a motor home gauntlet race, a burnout contest and more. The championship race takes place Sept. 30 and Eve of D

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 17:45:04

Performing arts fund invites proposals

MARSHFIELD - Nonprofit performing arts groups in central Wisconsin are invited to submit proposals for grants from the Greg and Sally Rindfleisch Performing Arts Fund through the Marshfield Area Community Foundation. The purpose of the fund is to provide monetary grants each year to nonprofit groups

HUBCITYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Philibert J. "Phil" Forrest

Philibert J. "Phil" Forrest, 89, Stratford, died on Monday, September 18, 2017 at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, September 22 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Stratford, with Rev. Sengole Vethanayagam officiating. Burial will take place in St. Adalbert's Cem

HUBCITYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Stanley-Boyd, Regis, Rice Lake among ranked teams in Wisconsin Prep Football Poll

UNDATED (AP) -- Here is The Associated Press high school football poll. The poll includes first-place votes in parentheses, season record, total points and last week?s ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers. Teams are arranged in three divisions of equal size based on current

WEAU-TV 13 - 2017-09-19 23:22:00

Marshfield man cuts off fingers in domestic dispute

MARSHFIED - A Marshfield man was jailed after allegedly trying to cut another man with a knife and start a fire in his home. According to the Marshfield Police Department, Damon Laru broke into the home of a man he had a relationship with around midnight Sept. 9 and tried to start the man's bed shee

HUBCITYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

UW-Marshfield/Wood County's theater director assigned to new campus

MARSHFIELD - A central Wisconsin campus with a long history of theater is losing its full-time instructor in that department. Regional Executive Director and UW Marshfield-Wood County Campus Dean Keith Montgomery has confirmed that Damian Ernest, assistant professor of communication and theater arts

HUBCITYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Main Street Marshfield releases new schedule for Hardacre Park

MARSHFIELD - Main Street Marshfield has released a new schedule of events at Marilyn Hardacre Park during the fall season. "We had many events on the calendar that had to be canceled due to bad weather," explained coordinator Sierra Jones. "Those events have been rescheduled into most of September a

HUBCITYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Marshfield Police request new surveillance cameras

Marshfield Police Chief Rick Gramza requesting funding transfer for new surveillance cameras - PHOTO: TJ Pezl for Midwest Communications, 2017. Marshfield Police Dept. - PHOTO: TJ Pezl for Midwest Communications, 2017. MARSHFIELD, WI (WSAU) -- Marshfield Police are requesting some new surveillance

WSAU.COM - 2017-09-21 07:01:00