Marathon County Newswire

Marathon County Newswire

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

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  1. Man killed by deputy was on dual pathsRead the original story

    27 min ago | Washington Times

    The man fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy in northern Wisconsin had been in trouble with the law, but was also the commencement speaker last spring at the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County where he was heavily involved in student activities. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says 40-year-old Shawn Igers, of Wausau , was fatally shot by a deputy who returned Igers' gunfire Monday night in Corning .

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  2. Marathon Co. Crime Stoppers: Cat shot near AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | WAOW

    Marathon County investigators need help in finding the man who shot and wounded a cat near Athens - apparently while out shining deer. "There is a lot that has gone wrong here.

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  3. Minor injuries in Highway 13 crash near UnityRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | WAOW

    A semi-truck and another vehicle crashed on state Highway 13 in Marathon County Wednesday morning, according to the sheriff's department Facebook page.

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  4. Man killed by deputy was on dual pathsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    The man fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy in northern Wisconsin had been in trouble with the law, but was also the commencement speaker last spring at the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County where he was heavily involved in student activities. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says 40-year-old Shawn Igers, of Wausau, was fatally shot by a deputy who returned Igers' gunfire Monday night in Corning.

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  5. Neighbors, friends reflect on Wausau man who died in shootout with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKOW-TV

    ... said Taylor. "He was all around nice guy as far as I knew." Igers graduated from University of Wisconsin Marathon County in Spring of 2016 also giving the commencement address. He was listed as the editor-in-chief for the school paper and classmates ...

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  6. Community Reflects on Shooting VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... Igers spoke about his criminal past as commencement speaker for the Spring 2016 graduation ceremony at UW-Marathon County, where he graduated with an Associate's Degree in general education. According to Newsline 9, Shawn was active on campus as the ...

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  7. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WAOW

    ... among people in the Hispanic community that there is a change," said Chief Deputy Chad Billeb, of the Marathon County Sheriff's Department. "What we want them to know is that if they're a victim of a crime, if they witness a crime, that they can ...

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  8. Marathon County Crime Stoppers Debut New Mobile AppMonday, February...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    The Marathon County Crime Stoppers announced Monday that they have partnered with Anderson Software to launch a new mobile app called P3 Tips. Law Enforcement Coordinator for the Marathon County Crime Stoppers, Detective Kelly Hanousek, says the new mobile app is much more secure compared to the old version of texting in your tips.

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  9. Wausau teen sexual assault prosecution delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WAOW

    The prosecution of a 19-year-old Wausau man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager in the back seat of a car was delayed Monday because the man wants a new attorney, according to online Marathon County court records. Nicky Groo is charged with two felonies - sexual assault of a child under 16 and child enticement - in the Oct. 30 attack in a rural area outside of Wausau.

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  10. Central Wisconsin police aim to ease deportation fearsRead the original story

    Monday | Washington Times

    ... police officers and county deputies aren't acting as agents of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Marathon County Chief Deputy Chad Billeb says authorities are concerned immigrants might refuse to call police if they're witnesses of victims ...

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  11. Wausau woman, 53, pleads not guilty in gas station theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WAOW

    A 53-year-old Wausau woman accused of stealing up to $6,200 by taking cash from deposit bags of a gas station pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records. Diana Holm is charged with misdemeanor theft in taking the money from Remington Oil between January and August, 2016, the complaint said.

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  12. Habitat for Humanity of Wausau Housing EventFriday, February...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... put in a minimum of 300 hours toward the construction of their home." The event is at 10am Saturday at the Marathon County Public Library in the Wausau Room on the third floor. Genrich says they will have staff members available to talk to families ...

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  13. Wausau father accused of breaking month-old baby's armRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WAOW

    ... laint said, indicating the mother was also arrested but she had not been charged Friday, according to online Marathon County court records.

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  14. Citizens to hold town hall meeting in WausauRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | WAOW

    ... id they don't think there was enough notice. The meeting is scheduled for February 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the UW Marathon County campus in the Terrace Room.

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  15. Online posting offers to sell food stamps Thursday, February 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    Reports of someone selling their food stamps on Facebook has the attention of the Wausau Police Department and Marathon County Department of Social Services. The person posted on the Wausau Online Garage Sale Facebook Page that they were looking to sell their benefits for cash.

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  16. Marathon Co. food stamp fraud found on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WAOW

    Reports of someone selling their food stamps on Facebook has the attention of the Wausau Police Department and Marathon County Department of Social Services. The person posted on the Wausau Online Garage Sale Facebook Page that they were looking to sell their benefits for cash.

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  17. Warmth claims another victim - Sylvan Hill Tubing HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WAOW

    It is closed for the season, losing most of its snow base to the point of being unsafe, said Robert Stephens, operations manager for the Wausau and Marathon County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department.

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  18. Jail time for woman who had sex with minor Wednesday, February 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... boy's mother because suspicious about the relationship and notified police. Dickson was sentenced Tuesday in Marathon County Court after pleading guilty in November to one count of second degree sexual assault of a minor. As part of an agreement ...

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  19. Plea Entered in Texting DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WIGM-AM Medford

    ... in jail and nine years on probation. Sentencing is set for May 16. USA Today Network-Wisconsin reports Marathon County Assistant District Attorney Kyle Mayo said during the plea hearing that the family of the victim, 52-year-old Donna David of ...

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  20. Woman found guilty of killing bicyclist while textingRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | WKOW-TV

    ... on probation. Sentencing is set for May 16. USA Today Network-Wisconsin ( http://wdhne.ws/2lojgrr ) reports Marathon County Assistant District Attorney Kyle Mayo said during the plea hearing that the family of the victim, 52-year-old Donna David of ...

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