Wood County Newswire

Wood County Newswire

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  1. Wood County Cat Tests Positive For RabiesSaturday, September...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wi The Wood County Health Department is reporting a kitten tested positive for rabies in Wisconsin Rapids. The kitten was found wandering on Ranger Road on Sept 1 and adopted by a family on Pioneer Drive in Rapids.


  2. Wood Co. officials warn of rabies found in stray kittenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WAOW

    ... Officials ask that anyone who has seen a mother cat with a litter of kittens in the Ranger Road area to call the Wood County Health Department at 715-421-8911.


  3. 'John Harrington Athletic Fields' dedication, Memorial Run, at U.W. Marshfield Friday, September 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    'John Harrington Memorial Athletic Fields' on the U.W. Marshfield/Wood County campus - PHOTO: TJ Pezl for Midwest Communications, 2017. 'John Harrington Memorial Athletic Fields' on the U.W. Marshfield/Wood County campus - PHOTO: TJ Pezl for Midwest Communications, 2017.


  4. Wisconsin man cuts off fingertips in encounter with ex's new boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    A Wisconsin man is suspected of cutting off three of his own fingertips in an attempt to frame another man during a post-breakup altercation. Wood County police say the 21-year-old broke into his ex-boyfriend's home in Marshfield, Wis., on Saturday to discuss their relationship.


  5. Man cuts off fingers in domestic dispute Wednesday, September 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    A Wood County man is in jail after allegedly trying to cut another man with a knife and start his sheets on fire. According to the Marshfield Police Department, Damon Laru broke into the home of a man he had a relationship with around midnight Saturday.


  6. U.W. Marshfield STEM Bldg. ribbon-cutting Tuesday, September 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    It was the ribbon-cutting and open house for the new Everett Roehl Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Center at UW-Marshfield/Wood County on Tuesday. U.W. System president Ray Cross was on hand to help dedicate the new 17,000 square foot state-of-the-art building, which he says is really an investment in the future.


  7. Wisconsin National Guard deploys from Wood Co., heads to FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | WAOW

    Dozens of Wisconsin National Guard vehicles left Wisconsin Rapids this morning, en route to Florida to help with the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. The Wisconsin Rapids Police Department, Wood County Sheriff's Department and Grand Rapids Police Department escorted the teams out of town.


  8. Groundwater report shows more pollutantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... comes from septic systems. Marathon County's nitrate concentration went up 3%, and Portage County's went up 8%. Wood County's concentration decreased 8%. The Northwoods had fewer problems, but some problems were seen in Oneida, Price, Langlade ...


  9. Wisc. Rapids area hosting listening tour with officialsTuesday,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    State Rep. Don Vruwink of Milton will bring a group of Democrat state lawmakers, including Assembly Speaker Peter Barca, to several location around Wisconsin Rapids today, including the Alexander Field South Wood County Airport for a discussion on small businesses, finance, and workforce development. Wisconsin Rapids Mayor Zach Vruwink, Don's second cousin, will start the day with a local issues roundtable, which Representatives from the City of Nekoosa, the Wood County Board, and the Villages of Biron and Port Edwards have been invited to.


  10. Governor candidate Tony Evers reacts to Foxconn dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 2 | WKOW-TV

    A newly announced gubernatorial candidate was at the Wood County State Fair on Saturday and weighed in on the Foxconn deal. "I'm concerned that there's no guarantee about Wisconsin people getting the jobs or contractors getting the jobs," said Tony Evens, Gubernatorial Candidate.


  11. Police: Principal in Wisconsin made bomb threat to textbook publisherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | USA Today

    ... the software company's staff and made a statement about bombing that company. Police submitted a request to the Wood County District Attorney's Office to charge Klinkhammer with making a bomb scare, according to the release. Klinkhammer did not make ...


  12. Police: Principal at Wisconsin Rapids school accused of bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Channel3000

    A principal at a Catholic high school in Wood County is accused of making a bomb threat, according to a news release. The Wisconsin Rapids Police Department said a company in Arizona reported Wednesday that 67-year-old Paul Klinkhammer threatened to bomb the software company over the phone.


  13. YMCA, B&G Club move to purchase Rapids MallThursday, August...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    Wisconsin Rapids city leadership is in full support of the South Wood County YMCA and the Boys & Girls Club moving to purchase the Rapids Mall property. Mayor Zach Vruwink says most of the existing mall is expected to be demolished to make way for a joint facility with an indoor pool, gym, teen center, and more.


  14. 1 dead after single-car rollover in Wood CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | WAOW

    One man is dead after a one vehicle crash early Thursday in Wood County, according to the sheriff's department. The vehicle was traveling southbound on County Highway D in the Town of Seneca when it approached a curve at Mattheis Road, Wood County officials said.


  15. Marshfield Area YMCA breaks ground for $15.6-million expansion Wednesday, August 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... Roehl Youth Center portion of the project, which will house the Marshfield Clinic's 'After School Program,' Wood County's 'Headstart Program,' and the Marshfield School district's 'Alternative School Program.' The Roehl Youth Center portion of the ...


  16. Wood Co. Shooting Simulation TrainingThursday, August 17WISCONSIN...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... good, what we do bad, what we need to improve on, and where we need to train more." Cap. Shawn Becker with the Wood County Sheriff's Offices tells Newsline 9 says working with other agencies is always helpful in training like this. "Anytime we get ...


  17. Wisconsin Rapids PD looking for stolen carRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    The Police Department says the car was stolen around 10 a.m. Wednesday from the 300 block of 10th Ave in Wisconsin Rapids. If you have any information on the whereabouts of this car you can text Wood County Crime Stoppers at 274637 and start your message with WCCS.


  18. New 'STEM' building nearing completion at U.W. Marshfield Tuesday, August 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    The new 'Everett Roehl Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Center' at the UW. Marshfield-Wood County Campus is nearing completion according to Regional Executive Officer and Dean of U.W. Marshfield-Wood County, Keith Montgomery.


  19. One Dead in Wood County CrashSunday, August 6TOWN of Saratoga, Wi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    Manthe was airlifted to St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield with serious injuries and would later die because of those injuries. Authorities believe he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash Owczynsky was transported to Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids, also with serious injuries.


  20. Monarch citizen scientists featured in August issue of Wisconsin Natural ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | State of Wisconsin

    ... lake management plan, while "To catch a crayfish" tells how biology students at Pittsville High School in Wood County are helping their local Yellow River ecosystem with removal of an invasive species. "Confessions of a 'river keeper'" profiles ...