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  1. Wood Co. man sentenced to 7 years in prison for brother's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WAOW

    A Wisconsin Rapids man was sentenced to seven years in prison Tuesday for killing his brother more than two years ago. A Wood County jury convicted Ronald Horan, 57, of second-degree reckless homicide following a two-day trial in September.

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  2. Badgers to face undefeated Western Michigan in Cotton Bowl ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 4 | WAOW

    The Wisconsin football team will head to Dallas next month to play in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic for the first time, the university announced Sunday. The Badgers will take on undefeated Western Michigan, champions of the MAC, in the game.

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    Nov 3, 2016 | WAOW

    The DNR announced Fred Souba Jr.'s hire on its website Monday. Souba currently owns Provision Forestry LLC and has served as chairman of the Wisconsin Council on Forestry for seven years.

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  4. Nail found in Wood County Halloween candyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | WAOW

    The Wisconsin Rapids Police Department is warning families to be aware of tampered candy in Wood County. The police department sent out an alert Tuesday morning.

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    Oct 21, 2016 | WAOW

    The Wausau Daily Herald surprised readers by publishing their newspaper in pink on Friday for National Mammography Day, which is part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Herald wanted to raise awareness about breast cancer screening, so they ordered a few pink rolls of paper to get their readers' attention.

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  6. Wisconsin has largest white-black graduation gap in nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | WAOW

    New federal data show that almost 93 percent of white students in Wisconsin earn diplomas within four years, compared to just 64 percent of black students. State Department of Public Instruction spokesman Tom McCarthy tells Wisconsin Public Radio that closing the gap will take community efforts, since he says gaps in different parts of the state have unique circumstances.

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  7. Wausau law enforcement, Hmong leaders meet to fix relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | WAOW

    Showers and storms tonight, some could be heavy early especially in the north half of area. Cooler and less humid the next few days with some sunshine at times.

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    Oct 17, 2016 | WAOW

    Members of the Wausau Police Department, Marathon County Sheriff's Department and Hmong leaders met Sunday night to work toward fixing the relationship between law enforcement and the Hmong community. "Any time that we have opportunities to forge friendships and partnerships and strengthen relationships it's going to be better for everyone involved," said Wausau Police Lieutenant Todd Baeten.

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  9. Former Miss Wisconsin continues fighting for voter rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | WAOW

    Showers and storms tonight, some could be heavy early especially in the north half of area. Cooler and less humid the next few days with some sunshine at times.

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  10. Family takes steps to get tracking bracelet after 12-year-old goes missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | WAOW

    Parents of two children who went missing in Wisconsin Rapids Sunday are taking steps toward getting their son, who's diagnosed with autism, a tracking bracelet. "It's a program that's designed as a way of locating someone who may find themselves in trouble or lost or wandering," said Deputy Sheriff Ryan Bannerman of the Wood County Sheriff's Department.

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  11. Former Miss Wisconsin continues fighting for voter rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | WAOW

    A former Miss Wisconsin is using her passion for voting to help hundreds of citizens navigate the voter identification laws across the country. Daily Tribune Media reports that Wisconsin Rapids native Molly McGrath began promoting voting in her home state more than 10 years ago.

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  12. Cranberry harvest begins throughout WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | WAOW

    In the Village of Warrens, with a population just under 400 people you'll find JR Nemitz Cranberry Co., Inc. Like many of the 21,000 acres across 20 counties in Wisconsin, that's according to the Wisconsin Cranberry Growers Association, Nemitz's has been family owned and operated for generations. "I came home from the first day of kindergarten and I told my grandpa he could teach me everything I needed to know about cranberries.

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  13. Early in-person voting underway in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | WAOW

    Voting began Monday in Wisconsin Rapids. The city clerk's office said about 25 people had cast ballots as of late Monday afternoon.

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  14. Athlete of the Week: Marissa Ellenbecker, EdgarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | WAOW

    Edgar freshman Marissa Ellenbecker is one of those rare breeds that likes to run -- she's one of those cross country runners. "Oh my gosh, she's incredible," Edgar cross country coach Dennis Webb said.

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  15. Badgers star, Wisconsin Rapids native Vince Biegel chats one-on-one with Newsline 9Read the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | WAOW

    As a part of Newsline 9's Badgers coverage leading up to this Saturday's season opener, sports director Brandon Kinnard talked one-on-one with Wisconsin's star linebacker Vince Biegel, a Wisconsin Rapids native, earlier this week. Biegel and BK discuss Vince's excitement for playing at Lambeau Field, his decision to return to school for his season season, and how his central Wisconsin roots have helped shape him into one of college football's best players.

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  16. Biegel, Badgers expect a "home game" atmosphere at Lambeau FieldRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | WAOW

    For the third straight season, the Badgers will open up their schedule with a neutral-site game against an SEC opponent. LSU fans dominated NRG Stadium in Houston during their 2014 matchup with Wisconsin, and Alabama fans were even louder during the Crimson Tide's drubbing of the Badgers in Dallas last season.

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  17. Wood Co. teen sentenced to 15 years in prison for fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | WAOW

    An 18-year-old Wood County man was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday for killing his ex-girlfriend's mother within hours after her daughter broke up with him. Oertel was accused of killing Theresa Coates at her rural Wisconsin Rapids home Aug. 17, 2015, shortly after her daughter told him that she was ending their relationship.

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  18. Wood County dispatch, 911 service downRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | WAOW

    The Wood County Dispatch and 911 service is down as of 6:30 p.m. Sunday night, according to the Wisconsin Rapids Police Department. Wood County dispatch officials said calls to them are not going through.

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  19. Countdown to Kickoff: Everest's strive for greatnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | WAOW

    Though D.C. Everest football is still a long way from re-claiming the glory days of the 90s, the Evergreens saw plenty of progress during their 2015 season. They've lost a lot of talent from that squad, however, including Brockmeyer Award winning running back Stephen Paoli II.

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  20. Newsline 9 "Golf Card Tour" - Golden SandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | WAOW

    When sports fans in central Wisconsin hear the name "Golden Sands," they'll likely think of the race track near Wisconsin Rapids. However, there's another venue of the same name drawing crowds summer after summer.

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