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Portage County voters to have their say on so-called dark store loophole
County officials say the laws allow big box stores to have their properties assessed for millions less than they should be, often by arguing that vacant stores should be valued the same as a functioning stores. This is known as the "dark store" theory, and opponents say it shifts more of the tax bur
Police logs: Car stopped in road while driver sleeps
» At 11:33 a.m. Wednesday, a caller reported someone stole a tablet computer from the 900 block of 11th Avenue North, but the caller did not want to press charges.
Wisconsin Rapids police logs: Five reports of cows in roads
» At 5:06 p.m. Thursday, a library employee said two girls were throwing rocks, pushing dumpsters and flipping people off.
Free wi-fi available in downtown Stevens Point
"It provides a benefit to the citizens of Stevens Point as well as the businesses downtown because the more customers you bring downtown, the more opportunities you have as a business owner," said Wiza.
Public safety: Cow statue stolen
» At 3:38 p.m. Tuesday, a Marshfield woman reported a man yelled at people in the 2800 block of Huetter Street and caused a disturbance. The man, who was upset about the woman's dog running around without a leash, said he didn't yell at anyone.
Festival in central WI criticized for flying Confederate flags
MOSINEE, Wis. (AP) --Organizers of a festival in central Wisconsin that includes a Civil War re-enactment say they'll make changes in future events after it was criticized for flying Confederate flags at the gathering.A folk duo that performed at the LogJam Festival in Mosinee last weekend, Nickel &
New Wisconsin Rapids store will sell home decorations, all for a good cause
Milkweed Market is a home goods retail store within ODC that offers handcrafted home decorations made by people at all levels of ability. ODC created the market in December 2016, and clients mostly created home decor and custom items within the organization. The company grew, and ODC began selling i
Criminal sentencing - Waupaca County Post
• Judge Vicki Clussman sentenced Jack R. Raymond, 34, Waupaca, to two years in state prison and two years of extended supervision.
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.
Stevens Point "suspicious vehicle" ends up being concerned citizen
A woman told police she was visiting a friend nearby, when she saw a woman stumbling down the sidewalk. The driver was concerned for the woman's safety and began following her, according to a news release.
Plover mom caught on video tampering with her baby's hospital feeding tube, officials say
Holly A. Fields, 24, now faces felony charges that could land her in prison for nearly 40 years.
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.
Pedicabs in Scandy - Waupaca County Post
After seeing pedicabs while on a biking trip to Europe, Greg Loescher, Iola-Scandinavia Chamber of Commerce president, started doing some research to bring them to the area.
Stevens Point apartment fire displaces one resident Saturday
When the Stevens Point Fire Department arrived at 2601 Indiana Ave., Stevens Point, shortly after 3:30 a.m. Saturday, they found smoke coming from the roof on the north corner of the apartment building, according to the fire department.
Man arrested after Stevens Point incident, detained by ICE
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) --A 21-year-old man has been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, after Stevens Point Police say he was arrested on charges of Burglary, Criminal Damage to Property and Theft.
Early morning fire in Stevens Point causes $45,000 in damage
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) ---According to a press release from the Stevens Point Fire Department, an early morning fire at an apartment building on Indiana Avenue caused an estimated $45,000 in damage. There were no reported injuries.
New overnight parking regulations in Stevens Point
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) --According to the Stevens Point Police Department, there are new overnight parking regulations.
Person of Interest Arrested in Stevens Point Attack for Burglary
According to the police release, Morales did also admit to damaging a car of another resident in the building. After being arrested and having a bond hearing, Morales was detailed by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Golf: Wausau girls place fifth in Stevens Point Invitational
STEVENS POINT -The Wausau Co-Op girls golf team began its inaugural season on a high note, placing fifth out of nine teams in the Stevens Point Invitational at the Stevens Point Country Club.Top medalist was Wausau's own Jasmine Yang with a score of 77, 10 better than the second-place medalist who s
Police: Man detained by ICE a person of interest in assault of 28-year-old woman downtown
STEVENS POINT - A man has been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement after being charged with burglary, damage to property and theft, according to police. Police have identified the same man as a person of interest in theJuly 1 assault of a 28-year-old woman in downtown Stevens Point.