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Shooting in Town of Grand Rapids

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 9:29am
TOWN OF GRAND RAPIDS, Wis. (WAOW) -- Grand Rapids Police Department are investigating an early morning shooting.

Wausau home hit by bullets, Police search for suspect

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 8:18am
A Wausau home was hit by bullets early Thursday morning, according to the Wausau Police Department.

Arrests made in gas station skimming scam

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 7:43am
Arrests have been made in a skimming scam targeting gas stations around the state.

Jesus and beer: Religious groups combine faith, cold brews

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 2:12am
Some religious groups are meeting in bars as a way to recruit new members, reach out to people struggling with their faith and provide a different outlet to talk about God.

Fate of Wausau East football program up in the air

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 12:13am
After years of declining enrollment and a losing record, the Wausau East football program is trying to leave it's conference.

Vilas Co. car crash leaves two people dead

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 11:58pm
Two people are dead after a car crash in Vilas County Wednesday afternoon.

1 person dead after Taylor Co. crash

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 11:50pm
1 person is dead after a motorcycle versus truck crash in Taylor County.

1 person arrested after police chase in Mosinee

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 11:43pm
A suspect is now in custody, after leading police on a chase following a traffic stop.

Farmer's market feud riles up petition in Stevens Point

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 8:54pm
The Farmer's Market Association is accusing the Stevens Point mayor of making moves to ruin their farmer's market business, but the mayor says that is not the case at all.

Caregiver conference held in Wausau

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 7:13pm
Local caregivers got recognized Wednesday for their hard work with the elderly and disabled.

Credit card scam skimming scam hits Wisconsin

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 7:04pm
Consumer protection officials have issued an alert regarding a credit card skimming scam in Wisconsin.

New report finds one-third of Marathon Co. on edge of poverty

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 6:35pm
A new report conducted by the United Way of Wisconsin finds 42% of households throughout the state struggle to afford basic household necessities.

Wausau School District partners with local farm for fresh lunch foods

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 6:33pm
Students in the Wausau School District are getting farm fresh food in the cafeteria this month.

Records: Mom solicited men to sexually assault daughter, 10

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 6:20pm
The mother of a 10-year-old New Mexico girl who was found dead and dismembered told police she looked for men online and at work to sexually assault her daughter, according to search warrants in the case.

Clark County teen dies in farming accident

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 5:36pm
A Clark County teenager died after a farm accident Wednesday morning.

Ford to phase out small car production in U. S.

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 3:57pm
(CNN)--Ford says it will completely phase out production of small cars in the U.S. within the next two years.  

Crow infected with West Nile virus found in Marathon County

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 3:54pm
A dead crow in Marathon County has tested positive for the mosquito-transmitted West Nile virus, health officials said Wednesday.

Cause of death released for Amherst farmer

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 2:43pm
A rural Amherst farmer killed last month near a manure tank died of acute exposure to hydrogen sulfide gas, the Portage County coroner said Wednesday.

Lincoln Co. Pet Saver: Biscuit

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 2:17pm
Our Lincoln County Petsaver on this Wednesday is Biscuit.

Marathon Co. Crime Stoppers: Ginseng theft

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 1:58pm
Marathon County Crime Stoppers is asking people in rural areas to be on the lookout for ginseng thieves.