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Man convicted in 1999 Wausau murder asks court to reverse denial of appeals
Rhonda Mertes, 37, was murdered Dec. 3, 1999 in Wausau. Her body was found by joggers near an abandon grain elevator on the east side of the Wisconsin River near downtown. Police said she had been beaten and strangled.
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
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.
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.
Film crew sparks lockdown at Marathon County School Districts, no threat found
A number of Marathon County School Districts were locked down Tuesday afternoon, including Spencer School District, Athens School District, and Marathon School District because of a filming crew in the area.
Public safety: Woman throws bottle at windshield
» At 1:23 p.m. Monday, an employee at Walmart, 2001 N. Central Ave., reported a man stole a jacket and work boots.
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
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
Former Wausau West science teacher dies
WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) -- The man credited with helping the Wausau School District secure federal funding for a planetarium at Wausau West High school has died, according to family members.
High-risk traffic stop made in Wausau after man exposes gun
WAUSAU, WI. (WSAW)Wausau Police officers made a high-risk traffic stop Tuesday afternoon after a man exposed a gun during an argument.According to a Wausau police lieutenant, two males and a female were involved in argument on the city's west side.During the incident one of the men displayed a gun a
Trump headed to Wisconsin for rally in Mosinee next week
President Donald J. Trump speaking a "Make America Great Again" rally at Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi, Photo Date: 10/2/2018 / Photo: Donald J. Trump for President / (MGN)
Couple arrested after gun pulled on Wausau’s west side
WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) — A couple is behind bars after a disturbance call involved a man pointing a gun at another man on Wausau’s west side.Police said the couple was outside when the boyfriend pointed a gun at his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend.The couple then got in a car and drove away before police pul
Tires, rims stolen from Lincoln County car dealership
LINCOLN COUNTY, Wis. (WSAW) --The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is looking for information about a theft from the Stark GM car dealership on Brandenburg Avenue, which is south of Merrill.
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.
High school: Tuesday's girls results
WAUSAU – Stevie Samuels had 22 assists and Linnea Svennes added a team-high 13 kills as the second-seeded Cardinals swept the Division 4 regional quarterfinal 25-15, 25-18, 25-6.
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.
Wausau makes most domestic abuse arrests per capita in Marathon County, Rothschild next
Wausau officers make as many as nine domestic violence arrests for every 1,000 residents each year, the highest rate among municipal police agencies in Marathon County.
Boyd woman charged after children had meth in system
Elizabeth K. Curtis, 27, 718 E. Murray St., was charged in Chippewa County Court with two counts of neglecting a child and one count of felony-level bail jumping. She is due in court today.
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.
Family-owned store chain in SW Wisconsin plans to close remaining stores
FENNIMORE, Wis. (AP) — A major family-owned dime store chain in southwestern Wisconsin is closing up shop, marking the end of an era in a world of dollar stores, big-box discount retailers, thrift stores and increasing internet sales.The World of Variety opened in 1971 in Fennimore and was purchased