No one hurt in Wood County church fire
A Merrill woman convicted for trying to hire someone to kill her boyfriend is set to learn her sentence today.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Ala couple charged in scheme to get girl pregnant
Crews are on the scene of a fire at Kersten Lumber in Birnamwood, according to Shawano County Sheriff's Department officials.
Power outages after morning storms
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis Large parts of Wisconsin Rapids were left without electricity after an early morning thunderstorm.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Concerns over reported move of violent man in Sauk County
The town chairman of Winfield says he's been getting calls about Jeremy Felix, who may be moving to a home on County Road WD.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
WBAY-TV Green Bay
Stray voltage lawsuit heard in Wood County
A trial is underway in central Wisconsin involving a couple who blames stray voltage for loss of their dairy farm.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Officials search for Wisconsin osprey, owl shooter
Some teenagers found the body of a 33-year-old Wood County man along a trail near Port Edwards, the Wood County Sheriff's Department said.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Man's Death Ruled Accidental
The Wood County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a man found by a group of teenagers Wednesday evening near the intersection of Highway AA and Grunewald Lane in the Town of Port Edwards.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Second person dies after crash near Vesper
The crash on August 6th instantly killed 96-year-old Ruth Ruder, who was a passenger in a car driven by 80-year-old Linda Knapp.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Man Arrested After High-Speed Chase Through Wood County
Christopher Ostrum, 47 of Wisconsin Rapids was arrested for felony fleeing and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Shankland supports referendums for minimum wage hi...
Many central Wisconsin voters can expect to find at least one or more referendums on the upcoming November election ballot.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Stuff-the-Bus gives to hundreds
WISCONSIN RAPIDS -- A central Wisconsin community came together Thursday afternoon to help more than one thousand children in South Wood County head back to school.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
WEAU-TV Eau Claire
Police investigating Wood Co. fatal crash
The Wood County Sheriff's Department says it happened just before 3 PM Wednesday at the intersection of HWY C and HWY F, southeast of Marshfield.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
WIS 13, WIS 80 bridge improvements begin next week in Wood County
Bridge improvements on WIS 13 at the Ten Mile Creek Bridge , and on WIS 80 at the Owl Creek Bridge and the Dexterville Ditch Bridge are scheduled to begin on Monday, August 11. Improvements to the WIS 13 bridge over Ten Mile Creek includes a new concrete overlay.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Numerous Train Accidents in Marshfield Raises Concerns
Wednesday morning's pedestrian verse train accident in Marshfield is the second fatal accident this week in Wood County and one of five other accidents in the past twelve months in the city.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Wisconsin Rapids man pleads not guilty by reason o...
He's facing two counts of first degree sexual assault of a child and second degree sexual assault.
DEVELOPING: Man in Hospital After Early Morning Train Collision
A 21-year-old man was hit by a train at 2:15 a.m. Wednesday at the railroad crossing located at Vine Avenue and East Veterans Parkway in Marshfield, according to the Wood County Sheriff's Office.