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Update: One person dead and one in the hospitol after fiery crash near Monona Terrace.
One person was pronounced dead and one person is in the hospital after a fiery car crash early Saturday morning, authorities reported.Sgt. Kurt Wege said in a news release that at 3:37 a.m. they were called to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of John Nolen Drive and South Blair Street. Thecit
Officials: 38-year-old missing Minnesota man found dead
SAVAGE, Minn. (KARE 11) --The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says a missing man from Savage has been found dead in Pine County.Savage Police and the Pine County Sheriff’s Office had asked for the public's help in locating 38-year-old Nadeem Ramji of Savage.Ramji had last been seen in Pine
Patients evacuated from Neillsville medical center after report of chemical spill
Maintenance personnel at Memorial Medical Center, 216 Sunset Pl., reported a strong chemical odor in the building around 6 p.m. Friday, according to the Neillsville Police Department. The building's ventilation system was immediately shut down and patients were evacuated as a precaution.
Streetwise Wausau: Hiawatha to get new owners, Pop's Corn Crib reopens
Streetwise is the Wausau Daily Herald's business news, keeping you updated on stores, restaurants and other businesses you should know about. Each week, we collect the local business news here to give you a quick rundown of what's happening in your community.
Chucks Win Again & Rest Of NWL Scores
WAUSAU, Wi (WSAU) The Wisconsin Woodchucks won their secopnd game in a row on Sunday with an 8-4 win over the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters at Athletic Park.After falling behind early 2-0 the Chucks took the lead 4-2 on a Peter Ahn grand slam in the second inning. They never trailed after that adding run
Police blotter: Child calls cops after playing with Ouija board
June 20: The Green Bay Police Department responded to a noise complaint at 12:06 p.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Doty Street. A woman called police over noise coming from her neighbor's home. The neighbor, a woman, punched the woman in the face. The neighbor was cited for disorderly conduct and
Wausau Fire Explorer Post Fundraiser
The event is used to raise money for shirts for new members, and all money raised goes right back to the Explorers, who in turn get to explore careers in fire fighting.
One person dead after downtown crash leaves two vehicles in flames
MADISON, Wis. - One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of John Nolen Drive and South Blair Street sent two people to the hospital early Saturday morning, according to Madison police.
Woodchucks bounce back against Rafters
WAUSAU, WI (WSAU-Woodchucks) The Woodchucks offense carried the team from the start in a 9-2 victory over Wisconsin Rapids. The Woodchucks scoring eight runs in the first three innings.The Woodchucks got things going offensively in a big way in the bottom of the 2nd inning with solo home runs from d
At least 10 cars vandalized in Wausau
Jennifer De La Cruz, who lives on the north side, woke up to find her back windshield smashed.
Two sex offenders will be released in Marathon County in next two weeks
WAUSAU - Two registered sex offenders, 54-year-old Lawrence Tomcek and 52-year-old Paul Podgorak, will be released into the community in the coming weeks, according to police.
Fire damages Shiocton garage after battery pack overheats
SHIOCTON - Fire damaged an attached garage Saturday at a home at W8790 Lower Road in Liberty after a battery pack for a trimmer overheated.Shiocton Fire Chief Butch Bunnell said the garage was filled with smoke when firefighters arrived shortly after 6 a.m. The lone occupant was already outside.Fire
One person rescued from car submerged in enters creek for 30 minutes
FORT WINNEBAGO, Wis. - One person was rescued from a car in Neenah Creek Friday after the car was submerged for nearly half an hour, according to officials with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.
Local government listening session held at Wausau farmers market
Mayor Rob Mielke, County Administrator Brad Karger, Alderman Pat Peckham, and County Supervisor Katie Rosenberg were present.
US Bank in Weston evacuated, Camp Phillips Road closed after bomb threat
Buy Photo(Photo: Megan Stringer/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)WESTON - A bomb threat prompted police to evacuate a US Bank branch in Weston on Thursday and temporarily shut down a busy intersection on Camp Phillips Road.An employee told police that someone called the bank at 11:21 a.m. and reported th
City of Wausau tells residents that drinking water may be discolored
WAUSAU - Over the next few days, customers of Wausau Waterworks might see their drinking water contain a yellow, green and/or brown tinge, according to a Facebook post from the city of Wausau government.
Two Marathon County men charged with possession and intent to deal meth
Antron Allen, 33, of Mosinee, and Nathaniel Drow, 32, of Schofield are charged with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute. The indictment alleges that the men possessed and intended to sell 50 grams or more of meth, according to a release f
Mallards Dump Chucks Again & Rest Of NWL Scores
WAUSAU, Wi (WSAU) The Madison Mallards beat the Wisconsin Woodchucks for the second straight night with a 10-6 victory Friday at Athletic Park.After the Mallards scored 3 times in the second inning, the Chucks took the lead with a five run fifth. Zach DeLoach hit a two-run homer and Reese Alexiades
A contestant with Wausau ties on a new ABC show is in the middle of a controversy
In a lengthy post, the woman said she met Friday on a dating app called Tinder. When he showed up for their date, she said he brought along two men in their 50s.
Large-item recycling drop off this weekend
The city is accepting furniture, mattresses, cabinets, and bathroom items such as toilets as part of the event. Items may be dropped off at the yard waste site with proof of Wausau residency. Items such as electronics or appliances will not be accepted.