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Local event celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW)-- In our area, a packed house for the 4th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration. It was organized by NAOMI, the North Central Area Congregations Organized to Make an Impact. The event was held at YWCA in Wausau. NAOMI was joined by other groups, including, The People for

WSAW - 2018-01-16 06:15:00

Antigo sets Christmas trees on fire in annual tradition

With the holidays in the books a Northwoods community continues a decades old tradition; setting fire to Christmas trees. It started at 5:30 Monday in the Antigo High School parking lot. Dozens of people bundled up and watched the trees go up in flames. Most agreed it was a good way to spend the eve

WAOW - 2018-01-16 07:47:00

Marshfield man arrested, accused of making threats

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (WSAW) -- A 25-year-old Marshfield man is in jail, accused of making threats. According to a news release from Marshfield Police, Andrew R. Netzer got into a fight with a 30-year-old Marshfield man at 5:20 a.m. Saturday morning on the 400-block of W. Cleveland Street. Netzer is ac

WSAW - 2018-01-16 03:56:00

Marshfield man arrested after gun threat

A Marshfield man is facing felony charges after pointing a gun at a man and asking him "do you want to die tonight," according to a news release from the Marshfield Police Department. Andrew R. Netzer, 25, was arrested Saturday after the early morning incident at a Marshfield home, police said. A lo

WAOW - 2018-01-16 03:14:00

Pond hockey tournament brings business boost to Wausau

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW)- The Seventh Annual Leinenkugel's Classic Pond Hockey Tournament wrapped up in Marathon Park Sunday afternoon and Wausau businesses saw a boost from players and spectators that traveled from all over the United States, and Canada to play. Wausau Mine Company prepared ahead of th

WSAW - 2018-01-15 02:20:00

Antigo Christmas tree burn scheduled for tonight

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WSAW - 2018-01-15 18:46:05

1 injured in Marshfield car crash

One person was injured after a car crash in Marshfield. Police said it happened around 12:30 p.m. Sunday. They said a man driving a truck had a medical incident while he was driving, that caused his truck to go into a gas station parking lot where it hit a parked car. The parked car then hit the ice

WAOW - 2018-01-15 02:09:00

Wausau West High School choir gets statewide recognition

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) -- Some of Wausau West High School's best voices received some statewide recognition. Saturday, Wausau hosted the Wisconsin Choral Director Association's State Conference, which offers a variety of seminars and lessons, along with singing performances. Among those performances wa


Janesville Man Arrested After Brief Standoff with Police

JANESVILLE - Police arrest a man accused of pulling a gun on a man outside a Janesville house, leading to a standoff with officers. The incident happened Monday morning, around 6:30 a.m., at a house in the 3200 block of Randolph Road. A juvenile male victim had dropped off a female at the house when

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2018-01-15 16:25:11

Snow emergency declared for Janesville on Monday

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) - A snow emergency has been declared for the City of Janesville beginning at 3 p.m. on Monday. According to the City of Janesville, during a snow emergency all parked vehicles must be removed from city streets and public parking lots until snow plowing operations are complet

NBC15.COM - 2018-01-15 17:41:00

Bremel: Which vision will prevail for Janesville?

As the host of a community radio program, I'm often frustrated by the polarized nature of today's society, especially when it permeates local communities like Janesville. In the passion for their ideals, backers of each of the two visions of the downtown ARISE initiative are in danger of escalating

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-01-14 22:39:00

DOT to close part of Highway 14 in Janesville during 2022 project

The year 2022 might seem distant, but it's a year many residents, travelers and local businesses have reason to look forward to. Based on the state Department of Transportation's calendar, it's the date by which much of the highway and street work linked to the Interstate 90/39 expansion project thr


Flu causing strain on short saline supplies at local hospitals

JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- A nationwide flu epidemic has hospitals scrambling to stock essential supplies people need to get healthy, which are already in short supply. Hospitals like SSM Health St. Mary's in Janesville go through cases of saline IV bags every week to keep people hydrated when they're sic

WKOW.COM - 2018-01-16 07:28:00

Number of IV bags gets smaller as flu cases remain on the rise

A nationwide shortage of IV bags is a concern for some area hospitals as flu cases ramp up in the Janesville area. SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Janesville started seeing shortages of IV bags after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, said Brenda Klahn, infection specialist at the hospital. The hurrica

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-01-14 12:00:00

Brother points gun at man dropping sister off, police say

JANESVILLE, Wis. - A Janesville man was arrested Monday morning after he pointed a gun at a boy who dropped his sister off at their residence, police said. Janesville officers responded around 6:30 a.m. to a report of an armed man in the area of 3235 Randolph Road, according to a release. A teenager

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-01-15 19:21:54

Rock County committee rejects censure of sheriff

A Rock County Board committee voted unanimously Monday to reject a resolution that would censure the sheriff, but the matter might still reach the full county board. "I don't like the politics of it," said Terry Fell, a member of the public safety and justice committee, as he commented before the vo

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-01-16 01:00:00

Shooting leaves one man injured

A man was injured Thursday in an Opelika shooting in the 1700 block of Hurst Street, authorities said. He was rushed to East Alabama Medical Center to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Opelika police have yet to release any addditional details about what they described as second-degree

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2018-01-15 19:28:00

Help plan your city's growth

Since the development of the Alabama College Osteopathic Medicine off U.S. 84 just outside the Ross Clark Circle near Southeast Alabama Medical Center, the east side of town has seen rapid development, with more sure to come. How that growth will be managed is certainly on the minds of eastside resi

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-01-16 03:41:00

North Gay Street turn lane to close during work

The Public Works Department will be reworking concrete behind the curb and replacing pavers at the intersection of North Gay Street and Opelika Road beginning Wednesday and extending through Friday, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The right turn lane on North Gay Street will be closed peri

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2018-01-16 02:18:00

Auburn students volunteer on MLK Day

A group of college students from Auburn University could have spent their Martin Luther King Jr. holiday catching up on sleep, studying or anything else, but instead they spent the day in Selma volunteering. Sydney Bayer, president of Alternative Student Breaks, said Monday's trip was a partnership

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 23:59:59