Marathon County Newswire

Marathon County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Marathon County, WI.

Results 1 - 20 of 916 in Marathon County, WI

  1. Minocqua, WiscRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Lakeland Times

    ... Cases of the highly contagious respiratory infection have been reported in Wisconsin, including several in Marathon County in central Wisconsin. Friday, February 5, 2016 Holiday Cafe has found a new home in Woodruff after an electrical fire ...

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  2. CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Lakeland Times

    ... Cases of the highly contagious respiratory infection have been reported in Wisconsin, including several in Marathon County in central Wisconsin. Friday, February 5, 2016 Holiday Cafe has found a new home in Woodruff after an electrical fire ...

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  3. Watch out for whooping cough this winterRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lakeland Times

    It starts out much like the common cold, but pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, quickly can turn more serious, and even deadly. Cases of the highly contagious respiratory infection have been reported in Wisconsin, including several in Marathon County in central Wisconsin.

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  4. Man accused of dragging woman with car, strangulation going to trial Friday, February 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... her fingers caught in the door. A plea deal was discussed, but the two sides couldn't reach agreement, so Marathon County Judge Greg Huber set Speirs' trial to begin July 26th. Several bail jumping and disorderly conduct charges will also be handled ...

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  5. Feingold discusses education funding at Wausau stop Friday, February 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    The Democrat that wants his former U.S. Senate seat back was campaigning in Wausau Thursday. Russ Feingold discussed education and financial aid programs with leaders at UW Marathon County.

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  6. Captured sex offender back in court ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    The convicted sex offender that cut off his monitoring bracelet and hid from police for over a week was back in court Thursday. 27-year-old James Begay was recaptured Wednesday in downtown Wausau after police received a tip.

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  7. Russ Feingold visits UW-Marathon CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAOW

    The race for Senate is heating up in Wisconsin as Democrat Russ Feingold made a stop in Wausau to talk education. "I think the state needs to continue to support this and the federal government needs to support things like this TRIO program," Feingold said.

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  8. Executive Committee moves forward on new county-wide address system...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    Marathon County's Executive Committee has advanced a proposal to implement a county-wide universal address system, to eliminate around 420 duplicate addresses in the county. The reason is to eliminate confusion when dispatching emergency services.

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  9. Cold weather good for pruning oak trees Thursday, February 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... few cases, but they have been seen here. "It is found in a couple of areas of Oneida county, some in Vilas, Marathon county has (some), but it is moving and the reason why it is is because you have folks doing landscaping on their summer homes or ...

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  10. More snowmobile trails open up thanks to Tuesday's snowfall Thursday, February 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... a lot of preparation, but we're out here for the people to enjoy the trails and the trail system." Most of Marathon County's trails are set to open this morning. That includes Zones 1, 2, 3 and 5. Zone 4 is set to open tomorrow morning. Zones 3 and ...

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  11. Snowmobile trails set to open in Marathon CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WAOW

    Snowmobiling is big business in our state, and the heavy snow in Central Wisconsin is a boost for those looking to hit the snowmobile trails. It was a very late start to the season, with trails in Marathon County still closed in the beginning of February.

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  12. Merrill natives Lange and Helm newest additions to MPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Merrill Foto News

    ... 503, obtaining the heavily coveted Eagle Scout credential in 2009. Following high school, Helm attended UW-Marathon County and UW-Stevens Point, graduating in 2014 with a Bachelors Degree in Resource Management/Law Enforcement. "I was born and ...

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  13. Mayor Tipple: Wausau suing new Maine village in annexation spatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WAOW

    ... and had no way to know" that the town switching to a village would block those plans. The lawsuit asks a Marathon County judge to determine the defendants violated the open meetings law, to void the town's incorporation into a village and to void a ...

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  14. Snow storm hits Central WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WAOW

    ... Patrol Sgt. Bryan Wrycha said. Sgt. Wrycha said troopers were dispatched to multiple runoffs and crashes in Marathon County due to the snow. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation urged drivers to stay off the roads, and it appeared most drivers ...

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  15. Home destroyed by fire Tuesday, February 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... morning house fire in the Town of Cleveland. The home suffered heavy damage and is likely a total loss. The Marathon County sheriffs department says they recevied an emergency call around 3:30am. The home on Highway 153 was fully engulfed when first ...

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  16. Authorities identify 2 killed, 1 injured in fiery crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WAOW

    ... Roman Catholic, Protestant and Evangelical leaders were brought together at the University of Wisconsin in Marathon County Monday night. Religion brings people together and sparks discussions, which is exactly why Jewish, Muslim, Roman Catholic, ...

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  17. Pennsylvania groundhog set to `predict' whether winter endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WAOW

    ... Roman Catholic, Protestant and Evangelical leaders were brought together at the University of Wisconsin in Marathon County Monday night. Religion brings people together and sparks discussions, which is exactly why Jewish, Muslim, Roman Catholic, ...

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  18. Obama to meet with Republican leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WAOW

    ... Roman Catholic, Protestant and Evangelical leaders were brought together at the University of Wisconsin in Marathon County Monday night. Religion brings people together and sparks discussions, which is exactly why Jewish, Muslim, Roman Catholic, ...

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  19. Antigo man faces multiple felonies in connection with high speed chase Monday, February 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... g a ten minute chase that reached speeds of 100 mph. Cavitt then crashed his vehicle on East Birch Circle in Marathon County and ran into the woods. He was later located and arrested without further incident.

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  20. Central Wisconsin religious leaders talk faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WAOW

    Religion brings people together and sparks discussions, which is exactly why Jewish, Muslim, Roman Catholic, Protestant and Evangelical leaders were brought together at the University of Wisconsin in Marathon County Monday night. "We need to do more, we need to be proactive in trying to find a way to talk to each other," said Rev.

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