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Marshfield Clinic Health System acquires Neillsville hospital, three clinics
NEILLSVILLE - Marshfield Clinic Health System got a little bigger with four local acquisitions — Neillsville's Memorial Hospital and Neillsville's Clinic, Greenwood Clinic and Loyal Therapy Center the company announced Thursday in a press release.
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
Farm Tech Days heading to Clark County in 2022
NEILLSVILLE, WI (WSAU-WDLB) -- The state's biggest farm technology show will be coming back to Central Wisconsin in less than 4 years. The Board of Directors of Wisconsin Farm Technology Days has announced that Clark County will host the event in the summer of 2022 after Marshfield hosted the event
MCHS completes affiliation with Neillsville hospital
NEILLSVILLE – Marshfield Clinic Health System has completed its affiliation with Memorial Hospital, Inc. and will continue to serve the health care needs of the community, as Marshfield Medical Center-Neillsville.
Marshfield police seek information in hotel theft
MARSHFIELD, Wis. (WSAW) The Marshfield Police Department is investigating the theft of a hotel key encoding machine worth about $3,000. The theft took place just after 9 a.m. at the Baymont Inn Hotel Wednesday morning at 2107 N. Central Avenue in Marshfield.
Clark County’s Shop with a Cop Connects Kids with Law Enforcement
Kids had a chance to both meet their local law enforcement and see Santa arrive in style this Saturday. Officers took 41 kids shopping for a gift at Shopko stores in Neillsville, Abbotstford, and Stanley through the Shop with a Cop program by Clark County Law Enforcement Association (CCLEA). Each ch
Child, 8, killed in Clark County buggy crash
CHILI, Wis. (WSAW) -- The Clark County Sheriff's Department confirms a 8-year-old child has died after a crash Wednesday morning. Investigators said the child was riding in a horse drawn buggy when it was struck by a car.
Probation ordered for high-speed chase in stolen vehicle
A Fairchild man will spend five years on probation for leading authorities on a high-speed chase in the city of Eau Claire and Eau Claire County with a stolen vehicle. The pursuit ended after the man drove through corn and alfalfa fields and got stuck in a farm field, authorities say.
Warrens woman arrested for seventh-offense OWI
TOMAH — A 73-year-old Warrens woman was referred to the Monroe County District Attorney for seventh-offense drunk driving. Tomah police arrested Peggy A. Mattingly on Monday after an off-duty Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center police lieutenant observed Mattingly drinking a beer while oper
Child, 8, dead, others injured after buggy crash in Clark County
FREMONT – An 8-year-old child died Wednesday following a buggy crash in the Clark County town of Fremont, authorities said. The crash happened around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday on County Highway H west of Hi Line Avenue, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.
Winter Weather Advisory Wednesday morning for some
**A Winter Weather Advisory is posted for Wood, Portage, Waupaca, Waushara, Adams, Juneau, Monroe, and Jackson Counties Wednesday morning for expected slippery conditions. Clouds will stick around the area and will start to deliver light precipitation to especially the southern portion of the area b
Warrens woman referred for seventh OWI
A 73-year-old Warrens woman was referred to the Monroe County District Attorney for seventh-offense drunk driving. Tomah police arrested Peggy A. Mattingly after an off-duty Tomah Veterans Administration Medical Center police lieutenant observed Mattingly drinking a beer while operating a vehicle in
Marshfield could get new hotel development
MARSHFIELD – The city of Marshfield may be getting a multi-million dollar hotel development near the city’s world-class medical complex. The city’s Joint Review Board heard preliminary details Dec. 10, regarding plans to create a tax incremental financing district for the proposed development on the
Bond modified for Colby firefighter accused of child sex charges
WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) -- A Central Wisconsin volunteer firefighter accused of sexual assault charges against a child had his bond modified in Marathon County court on Monday. Nicholas Koebach of Colby is now free on $10,000 cash bond and $90,000 signature bond and will be staying with his mother in Ocon
Rocket girls fall to Indians
Spencers Heavyn Kind goes in for a layup during the Dec. 7 girls game against the Greenwood Indians. The Rockets fell to the Indians, 45-25, in Spencer. Leah Zastrow was high scorer for Spencer, with seven. Abby Kirchner led Greenwood with 11, while Amanda Bogdonovich added 10. Hub City Times staff
High school: Thursday's boys results
STEVENS POINT - The Cardinals went into half with a 15-point lead and then turned it on in the second half to roll the Penguins at Pacelli Catholic High School. Jonah Peplinski recorded a double double, scoring 17 points and pulling down 10 boards, while three other players also reached double digit
Names Released in Wood Co. Fatal Crash
TOWN OF HANSEN, WI (WSAU-WDLB) -- A suburban Milwaukee man is dead after the car he crashed went into the ditch of a Wood County cranberry marsh. The crash occurred shortly before seven o-clock Thursday morning on Elm Road a quarter-mile south of Lincoln Road in the Wood County town of Hansen.
UPDATE: Jury decides man convicted of rape and murder 31 years ago is no longer sexually violent
Eau Claire (WQOW) — A jury decided Friday Jeffrey Smith, the man convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1987, is no longer a sexually violent person. Smith was asking jurors to find him no longer sexually violent, so he can have more freedom. Friday’s decision means he will be discharged from hi
Fairchild man accused of keeping meth near child
A Fairchild man is accused of having methamphetamine in his car within reach of his young child. Anthony M. Shoemaker, 25, is charged in Eau Claire County Court with a felony count of possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor counts of neglecting a child and operating after revocation.
Fall Creek man accused of slapping deputy's buttocks at Augusta tavern
A Fall Creek man is accused of twice slapping a deputy’s buttocks during a Halloween party at an Augusta tavern. Cesar J. Villegas, 30, was charged Thursday in Eau Claire County Court with misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree sexual assault, resisting an officer and disorderly conduct.