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Past articles by Desiree:

Hull Fire Department to conduct live-fire exercise Saturday

The Hull Fire Department, along with other area departments, will conduct a live-fire training exercise in a previously purchased structure in the 5400 block of Golla Road on Saturday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. → Read More

8-year-old dies in Price County snowmobile crash

According to a report from the Wisconsin DNR, an 8-year-old girl died on a public trail in the town of Eisenstein Saturday afternoon → Read More

Powers Bluff, snowmobile trails closed due to weather

The tubing and downhill skiing runs at Powers Bluff Winter Recreation Area are now closed due to warm temperatures and deteriorating conditions. → Read More

Jury finds Antigo man guilty of killing his mother

After a 6 day trial, Derek Goplin was convicted of 1st-degree intentional homicide. → Read More

No injuries in fire at Wausau dry cleaner and laundromat

No one was injured after a fire at a Wausau dry cleaner and laundromat Monday afternoon. → Read More

Stevens Point Health Services looking to show some love to their residents this Valentine’s Day

Staff at the skilled nursing and rehab center are asking the community to send in or drop off Valentine’s Day cards. → Read More

Marathon County to open snowmobile trails in Zone 3

Marathon County snowmobile trails in Zone 3 will open Friday at 8 a.m. → Read More

Suspect in Christmas Eve armed robbery now in custody

The incident occurred at the Cenex gas station. → Read More

Merrill High School goes into “soft hold” Friday morning

According to an email sent to parents, administration did not feel staff and student safety were in jeopardy at any point → Read More

Speed, road conditions factors in fatal Portage County crash

One person has died in a crash in Amherst Junction Friday morning. → Read More

Fire causes extensive damage to Wausau duplex

Fire crews are currently fighting a house fire on Wausau’s west side. → Read More

Portage County Sheriff’s Office investigating suspicious death

Authorities in Portage County are investigating the death of a person found Saturday evening. → Read More

Sheriff’s Department investigating death in Wood County

According to a press release, the body of 41-year-old Jeffery Manley was found in an outbuilding on his property. → Read More

Community Blood Center to ship blood to Flordia after Hurricane Ian

The Community Blood Center will be shipping blood products to Florida once transportation routes reopen. → Read More

Wausau School Board approves plans to move forward with new charter school

The Wausau Environmental Charter School would have a nature-based focus and use the Waldorf method of learning → Read More

Wausau City Council votes to move forward with new Riverlife apartment complex

The Wausau City Council voted to move ahead with plans for a new apartment complex on Wausau’s riverfront Wednesday night. → Read More

DHS identifies first case of monkeypox in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has identified the first confirmed case of orthopoxvirus, presumed to be monkeypox, in a resident of Dane County. → Read More

Cousins to become Portage County DA

Gov. Tony Evers has appointed Cass Cousins to serve as Portage County District Attorney. → Read More

Concert on the Square canceled becasue of severe weather threat

Wausau Events has canceled Wednesday night’s Concert on the Square because of the threat of severe weather. They will not utilize the rain location. → Read More

Wausau goat ordinance passes public health and safety committee, moves on to full council

Wausau’s Public Health and Safety Committee voted Tuesday night to approve a permanent change to a city ordinance that would allow the parks department to have goats within the city limits. → Read More