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7 hrs ago | WSAW

Pet Project Wednesday: Meet J.J. and Tootsie

J.J. is at the Humane Society of Marathon County. This adorable pup is just one year old.

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Related Topix: Langlade County, WI, Rib Mountain, WI

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Merrill Foto News

Fotos from the past, 4-23-14 edition

On the county side, Gordon Schroeder was re-elected chairman of the county board and Dick Baumgart was elected vice-chairman.

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Related Topix: Kohler, WI, Lincoln County, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

United Way Volunteer Connection and GoodsMatch

Rake, mow, pull weeds, general yard clean-up. Must complete a half-hour training session and pass a criminal background check.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WSAW

Spring Large Items Pick-up Begins in Wausau

The annual Large Item Pick-up Program held in April is intended to help residents dispose of LARGE, unwanted items.

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Related Topix: Wausau, WI, Home Gardening, Home

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Police: Man crashes, flees, faces 5th OWI

A 50-year-old man was drunk when he crashed his vehicle Friday evening and fled the scene, according to police.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Newly retired Wausau officer reflects on 33-year career

After spending the past 33 years as a police officer, Jim Wadinski will finally have time to devote to his two favorite hobbies -- model trains and motorcycles.

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Related Topix: Wausau, WI, Edgar, WI

WAOW

Wisconsin DNR assessing winter deer kill

A weak cold front will be slowly moving across the state of Wisconsin late tonight and into Sunday.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Weather, Wausau, WI

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Three injured in town of Mosinee crash

A woman and two children were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash in the town of Mosinee, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Mosinee, WI, Wausau, WI

WAOW

Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to decide whether police can legally draw suspected drunken drivers' blood without a warrant or driver consent.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Wausau, WI, Marshfield, WI, Tomahawk, WI

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WAOW

Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexico

A fire at a Marathon County Highway Department building has caused massive damage and departments are continuing to battle the blaze, according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Lincoln County, WI, World News, Mexico, Geology, Science

WSAW

DEVELOPING: Fire Causes $1.5 Million In Damages To County Vehicles

An early morning structure fire in Edgar has caused more than $1 million in damage to county vehicles, according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Edgar, WI

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Marathon County preparing for electronic county bo...

Marathon County's Board of Supervisors will soon make the change from paper to electronic documents.

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Green Bay Press-Gazette

Updated: Power outages add to crashes, ditch slide-ins for snow woes

The latest April snowstorm is causing traffic crashes, slide-ins and power outages across north central Wisconsin, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Wisconsin, Lincoln County, WI, Weather, Wausau, WI

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Everest Metro Police Log

On April 5, a 22-year-old man was arrested on Birch Street at Community Center Drive, village of Weston, on a Rothschild Police Department warrant and cited for speeding and driving without a license.

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Related Topix: Weston, WI, Rothschild, WI, Mosinee, WI, Schofield, WI

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WSAW

Pet Project Wednesday: Meet Hippity and Callie

Snow will continue to fall in the northern part of the area where snow totals will continue to pile up, especially north of US Highway 8, where 6-12" of snow could fall.

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Related Topix: Weather, Rib Mountain, WI, Langlade County, WI, Antigo, WI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Germantown

Police Report: April 15

4A man called police to report someone spray-painted the passenger-side of his vehicle while it was parked at the Park and Ride at Highway 41/45 and Lannon Road at 9 p.m. April 9. 5A resident in the W140 N10100 block of Fond du Lac Avenue called police after an elderly man walked into her home about 3 p.m. April 7. Police found the man was reported ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hales Corners, WI

WSAW

Free Parenting Communication Program Offered Thursday in Wausau

The Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters will host a program for parents on ways to better communicate with their children.

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Related Topix: Wausau, WI, Family, Parenting

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Celebrate the library, a place to enrich life

The theme of the 2014 National Library Week is "Lives Change @ Your Library," which is something we at the Marathon County Public Library believe to be true all year.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Family, Kids, Wausau, WI, Rothschild, WI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WAOW

DNR holds annual spring hearing

Wausau police arrested a veteran Kronenwetter policeman after a prostitute told investigators about "several sexual encounters for money" with him, Capt.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WAOW

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Rain is expected this evening, before transitioning to snow overnight tonight after midnight.

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Related Topix: Weather, Wausau, WI, Natural Disasters, Flood, Manitowoc County, WI, Rothschild, WI

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