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Marshfield joins campaign against 'Dark Store' tax loophole
"Currently Walmart and Menards have sued against the city using this 'Dark Store' theory," Earll explained. "The idea being that if they win and their taxes are reduced, the average taxpayer's going to pick up the difference."
Hewitt's Meat adds to-go lunches featuring burgers and more at retail store | Streetwise
The amount of meats, snack sticks, seasonings and rubs is surprising, and the large inventory was part of the reason the business moved, owner John Franseen said.
Mother charged with abusing 10-month-old child
MARSHFIELD, WI (WSAU-WAOW) - A Plover mom was caught on surveillance video tampering with her child's feeding tube at Marshfield Medical Center, according to a criminal complaint.
Police logs: Caller reports kids playing with fire
» At 2:49 p.m. Monday, an employee at Kwik Trip, 4611 Eighth St. S., reported a gas drive-off.
Appeals court rejects Jackson County frac mine challenge, approves legal strategy
Three families in the Jackson County town of Hixton sued AllEnergy Hixton in 2016, claiming the Iowa-based company’s proposed $130 million project wouldcreate a nuisance. A La Crosse County judge dismissed the case, but the landowners appealed.
Chippewa Falls man charged with stalking, endangering ex-girlfriend
A Chippewa Falls man has been charged with stalking and endangering an ex-girlfriend, and threatening to kill anyone the woman dated.Thomas B. Harding Jr., 27, of 18334 50th Ave. was charged Monday with felony stalking, two counts of recklessly endangering safety, two counts of felony bail jumping a
Gov. Walker stops in Eau Claire as general election campaigning begins
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) --Newly nominated gubernatorial democrat, Tony Evers spent the day campaigning, while Governor Scott Walker did the same, making a stop in the Chippewa Valley Wednesday morning.Candidates in one of the biggest races have now been narrowed down to just two. With the general el
Black River Falls Firefighter in critical condition, community asks for support
BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) --The Black River Falls Fire Department is asking the local community for thoughts and prayers, after one of their own was involved in a serious accident during a motorcycle race.
DA: Plover mom abused her 10-month-old child at hospital
Holly Fields, 24, is charged with felony physical abuse of a child and chronic neglect of a child after prosecutors said she admitted to changing the formula in the feeding tube because she thought it was better for the baby.
Criminal Complaint: Suspect shot by Eau Claire Co. deputies 'wanted' to get killed by police
EAU CLAIRE COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) --The suspect accused of a multi-county chase that ended in an officer-involved shooting told investigators he wanted to get killed by police.Reese Diesterhaft, 23, was charged in Dunn County Court on Tuesday with burglary, attempting to flee an officer, disorderly con
Sepsis diagnosis prompts quick action to save woman’s life
Menomonie, Wis. — The graduation party of Susan Kohnke’s son was memorable, but not in the way she would have wanted. Instead of reflecting on a day celebrating school successes, and spending time with friends and family, the 58-year-old Colfax woman instead remembers it being the day she developed
PriceLand Hemp weeks away from harvesting first on-site crop
When Joel Peterson opened PriceLand Hemp, his vision was not only to work with local hemp farmers but to grow some of his own. Less than one year after a state law created a pilot program for growing and processing industrial hemp, his vision has become a reality.
Should we begin chants of ‘Crooked Donald’?
Would you forgive her lies or call her “Crooked Hillary,” impeach her and try to lock her up?
Marshfield may join Dark Store fight
“There could be litigation,” Marshfield Mayor Bob McManus said. “Menards and Walmart are looking to, in essence, get their properties reassessed to lower their taxes, and they are going to use properties that are vacant. A property that is vacant is going to be less-valued than one that you are actu
Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County public safety: Deputy reports abandoned vehicle
» At 3:53 p.m. Tuesday, an employee at Ace Hardware, 2350 Eighth St. S., reported a woman stole candy.
Wisconsin primary: Vukmir was not central Wisconsin's choice for U.S. Senate
Primary voters in Portage, Marathon, Wood and Lincoln counties bucked Vukmir, a Wisconsin state senator, as the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate on Tuesday. That was at odds with the overall state results in the primary election, which Vukmir won with 49 percent of the vote compared with 43 percen
Hemp store opens in Neillsville
The store is an entity of the Cannabis Cultivators of Clark County, based out of Greenwood, which is licensed to grow and process industrial hemp through the Industrial Hemp Pilot Research Program, which was passed by law in the State of Wisconsin in Dec. 2017.
Eau Claire man accused of sexually assaulting 9-year-old girl
According the criminal complaint, James Kittleson is facing two counts, including 1st-degree sexual assault of a child.
Public safety: Officer arrests wrong-way driver on warrant
» At 7:12 a.m. Sunday, police arrested a male on suspicion of drunken driving, marijuana possession with intent to deliver and drug paraphernalia possession in the 2400 block of East Fifth Street. Police arrested the man's passenger on suspicion of marijuana possession with intent to deliver and dru
10 things new data shows about sex offenses in central Wisconsin
That's according torecently released datafrom the Wisconsin Department of Justice on criminal sex offenses, broken down by county. The figures provide a detailed look into the frequency and nature of these crimes in our communities, as reported by local law enforcement. It's important to remember, h