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New wheels set to patrol in Stevens Point

WAUSAU, Wis., (WSAW)--Thanks to a big donation and community effort there will soon be some new pedals on patrol in Stevens Point.To tell us about about the electric assist bike donated to the Stevens Point Police Department Sunrise 7 was joined by Cpl. Ted Wanta of the Stevens Point Police Departme

WSAW - 2018-05-23 07:48:00

Amish complying with new buggy regulations

County Emergency Manager Steve Kreuser says his office and the Sheriff’s office have had ongoing discussions with their Amish communities, and many have come into compliance without much coaxing. “Prior to Act 228, they were installing the amber lights [on their buggies]. They are currently putting

WSAU.COM - 2018-05-23 23:56:00

Deputies find heroin, loaded handgun

Charles A. Williams, 25, Marshfield is charged with possession of heroin with intent to deliver, carrying a concealed weapon, obstructing an officer and possession of drug paraphernalia.

WAUPACANOW.COM - 2018-05-22 18:32:56

Dollar Generals in Campbellsport, West Bend, Waupaca targeted with bomb threat hoax calls

Dollar Generals in Campbellsport, West Bend, Waupaca targeted with bomb threat hoax calls

HERALD TIMES REPORTER - 2018-05-22 22:21:00

Regional Talent Summit Returning to Stevens Point Thursday

Executive Director of Centergy, Gordon Crow, says fixing the labor shortage the state is facing right now won't be easy.

WSAU.COM - 2018-05-23 22:35:00

Man acting strange at disturbance call found with baggie of meth, police say

FRIENDSHIP, Wis. - An Adams man was arrested last week when deputies were called to a disturbance and determined he was under the influence of methamphetamine, according to a Facebook post.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-05-22 14:25:19

New microbrewery slated for Stevens Point; Council moves Emerson park plan forward

Chris Gethers, the listed contact for the business, said in an April letter to Council member Tori Jennings that the new business would mean four full-time jobs and between 12 and 20 part-time jobs.

STEVENSPOINTJOURNAL.COM - 2018-05-22 17:54:00

Surveillance footage of Wisconsin Rapids robbery released

The first video comes from the cameras in the restaurant, the second from a nearby credit union. Police haveposted it to their Facebook page, click here to view it.

WSAU.COM - 2018-05-22 21:35:00

Name of Marshfield man who won $50,000 Powerball drawing in April revealed

MARSHFIELD - Marshfield resident Joseph Zahradka was one of the two players who won $50,000 in the April 11 Powerball drawing, according to a release from Wisconsin Lottery on Monday.

MARSHFIELDNEWSHERALD.COM - 2018-05-22 18:41:00

Wisconsin Rapids police logs: Roommate shoots cat with pellet gun

» At 8:04 a.m. Monday, a caller reported theft of gas at The Store in Auburndale, 6018 Main St.

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-05-22 17:55:00

Marshfield family's restaurant dream comes to life in transformed downtown building

"We have had a number of people come in since we took the paper down (from the windows) and people could see in, just to see how we are doing and how it looks," Jen Olson said. "We are really excited for the community to talk with us and try our food and see that there isn't anything like this in Ma

MARSHFIELDNEWSHERALD.COM - 2018-05-22 13:38:00

Intent to deliver meth among charges in Everest Metro, Rothschild police logs

May 14: A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct, battery and domestic violence in the 7100 block of Janelle Street, Weston.

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2018-05-22 17:00:00

Six charged following drug overdose

WISCONSIN RAPIDS – On May 9, charges were filed for six Marshfield residents for a May 5 incident, when Marshfield officers were called to a home on West Arnold Street.


Wausau police log: Public intoxication, wrong-way driver, fight at fast food place

(Photo: Alex_Schmidt, Getty Images/iStockphoto)May 11: A 43-year-old woman was taken into custody on suspicion of bail jumping and possession of drug paraphernalia and on a probation hold after a traffic stop in the 600 block of Forest Street.10:46 a.m. May 11: A man was arrested on a warrant and on


Sheriff's deputies: arrests possible in drug overdose

Captain Greg Bean with the Marathon County Sheriff's Department told WAOW-TV that there could be a felony charge of hiding a corpse in the case. Several people are being investigated. Bean said Kienast died in late November, and his body had been in the closet until it was discovered in April. The o


1 killed in manure pump explosion in Marathon Co.

TOWNSHIP OF HULL, Wis. (WSAW) ---According to Marathon County Sheriff's Department, one was killed in a manure pump explosion in the Township of Hull Friday.


UW-Stevens Point assistant dean accused of sexual harassment, rehired at UW-Eau Claire

STEVENS POINT - A University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point official who handled sexual misconduct complaints resigned after he was accused of sexually harassing a woman on campus in 2015, then went on to hold identical jobs at other universities, including at another UW school, according to newly-relea


Marathon City body had been in motel closet for five months

The body of Brian J. Kienast, 28, of Adams County, was found in a closet at the Village Inn Bar and Restaurant, 304 Main St., Marathon City, at about 12:30 p.m. April 19.


Wisconsin Rapids police logs: Callers report TV in road, egged car

» At 9:06 a.m. Thursday, a caller reported someone damaged garbage cans in the 200 block of Nepco Lake Road, village of Port Edwards.


2018 UWSP Spring Commencement held

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) --University of Wisconsin Stevens Point celebrated 1,300 students graduating during the 2018 spring commencement.