Karen Madden, Daily Tribune Media

Karen Madden

Daily Tribune Media

Wisconsin Rapids, WI, United States

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Recent:
  • Daily Tribune Media
  • StevensPoint Journal
  • Marshfield News
Past:
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • SheboyganPress Media
  • Post-Crescent Media
  • Oshkosh Northwestern
  • HTR
  • Fond du Lac Reporter
  • USA TODAY
  • WLBZ 2
  • NEWS CENTER Maine
  • 12 News
  • and more…

Recent articles by Karen:

New Jersey man and company operating Wisconsin nursing homes charged with health care fraud

Kevin Breslin used over $142 million from Medicare and Medicaid, meant for patient care, to pay investors and construct facilities in New Jersey, according to an indictment. → Read More

Fired Stevens Point firefighter will not get job back after judge's ruling

Casey Bielen was put on suspension after missing a shift after he overslept, then had a crash on his way to the fire station. He later was fired. → Read More

Richfield man sentenced to 7 years for shooting another man over roofing project dispute

Jason Schultz will serve seven years on extended supervision following his prison sentence for first-degree recklessly causing injury. → Read More

Man charged with stabbing Stevens Point woman and 7-year-old girl pleads not guilty

Elier Bravo faces two counts of attempted first-degree homicide, two counts of mayhem, two counts of aggravated battery and one count of burglary. → Read More

Woman arrested after fatal September motorcycle crash in Port Edwards not charged yet

Wood County Judge Todd Wolf said Friday something needs to be done because the woman has been in jail four months without charges being filed, but he is concerned because she doesn't have an attorney. → Read More

One person dead in vehicle found in Portage County pond

A person inside a vehicle partially submerged in a pond had likely been there several days, according to Portage County Sheriff's Office. → Read More

Stanley woman dies from injuries suffered in Wednesday fire in Taylor County

A fire broke out early Wednesday morning in a homemade structure in the Taylor County town of Maplehurst. → Read More

Court records show Port Edwards man killed in motorcycle crash was hit by 2 vehicles

No charges have been filed in the Sept. 16 fatal motorcycle crash. A Vesper woman and a Nekoosa man both are suspected of hitting the victim. → Read More

Former Clark County coach, teaching assistant pleads no contest to sexually assaulting student

Dylan M. North is scheduled to be sentenced March 29 for sexual assault of a student by a school staff member. → Read More

Wood County inspections: One restaurant has 8 violations; six ace reports

The following are the latest results of Wood County Health Department inspections on licensed food establishments and other types of businesses, which the Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune and Marshfield News-Herald report monthly. → Read More

Wood County inspections: One restaurant has 8 violations; six ace reports

The following are the latest results of Wood County Health Department inspections on licensed food establishments and other types of businesses, which the Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune and Marshfield News-Herald report monthly. → Read More

Case against man charged with stabbing Stevens Point woman, 7-year-old girl moves forward

Elier Bravo is charged with stabbing a 32-year-old Stevens Point woman and a 7-year-old girl five days before Christmas. → Read More

Port Edwards police investigating fatal Christmas Eve tractor crash on State 13

Raymond Gwinn was driving a tractor on State 13 in the village of Port Edwards when a van hit him from behind, according to police. → Read More

78-year-old Amherst man charged in fatal shooting of long-time companion’s father

Miles Bradley was angry his companion was spending too much time helping her 92-year-old father, according to the criminal complaint. → Read More

Group hopes to open fine-dining restaurant in downtown Marshfield

The newly formed Marshfield Restaurant Development Group wants to bring a restaurateur from Weston to Marshfield and open a fine-dining restaurant. → Read More

Wood County inspections: See how your favorite restaurants performed

Here are the results of the monthly Wood County Health Department business inspections for November. → Read More

Wood County inspections: See how your favorite restaurants performed

Here are the results of the monthly Wood County Health Department business inspections for November. → Read More

Not guilty pleas entered for former Plover youth minister charged with sexual assault of boy

Jordan Huffman stood mute when asked to enter pleas to seven felony counts related to the sexual assault of a boy he was asked to mentor. → Read More

Appleton man charged with driving without a license in Amherst Junction fatal crash

Axel Zelaya is charged with driving without a license resulting in a death → Read More

Richfield man pleads guilty to shooting another man over roofing project dispute

As part of a plea agreement, Jason Schultz pleaded guilty to first-degree reckless injury and second-degree recklessly endangering safety. → Read More