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Happ’s double-double leads Wisconsin over No. 6 Purdue

By GENARO C. ARMAS, AP Sports Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ethan Happ made his mentor proud. On a night when Wisconsin honored Frank Kaminsky, one of the best players in program history, Happ led the current crop of Badgers to their biggest win of a challenging season. Happ finished with 21 points and 12… Keep Reading

Opinion

Letters: Miller is the only qualified candidate for Dist. 36

Dear Editor: Bill Miller is the ONLY qualified candidate for District #36 Marathon County Board of Supervisors. I was on the county board with Mr. Miller for ten years. He is a committed hard-working supervisor who vigilantly looks out for the taxpayers of Marathon County. Bill has impeccable credentials for the job. He was on… Keep Reading

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Attempted homicide charges filed against Wausau man after violent domestic dispute

By Shereen Siewert WAUSAU — A 28-year-old Wausau man is accused of trying to kill the mother of his child during a violent argument early Monday. Carrington D. Franklin is facing charges of attempted first degree intentional homicide, burglary, substantial battery, strangulation/suffocation and disorderly conduct in connection with what police describe as a “violent domestic… Keep Reading

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Felony mugshot gallery: Week ending Feb. 15

Felony charges filed in Marathon County Circuit Court, Feb. 9-15 2018. All photos courtesy of the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department. Editor’s note: This weekly feature of the Wausau Pilot & Review is being published in response to reader concerns about crime and safety in the Wausau area. Wausau Pilot & Review does not publish photos… Keep Reading

Opinion

Letters: Weston candidate responds to reader’s criticism

Editor’s note: The following is a response to a letter published Feb. 14 by a reader expressing concerns about the campaign of Shawn Black, a candidate for the Weston Board of Trustees. Wausau Pilot and Review gladly publishes letters discussing issues that impact people in central Wisconsin. The views of our readers are independent of… Keep Reading

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2 injured in Hatley crash

HATLEY — Two people are recovering Thursday from injuries they sustained in a two-vehicle crash near Hatley. Police were called at 2:43 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a crash at the intersection of Hwy. 29 and White Birch Circle near Hatley, after a large straight truck and a small SUV collided. The drivers of… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

Consumer watchdog group warns about snowplow company

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A consumer protection group is warning about a snowplowing company after customers in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois say they didn’t receive services they paid for. Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin issued a warning Wednesday after customers pre-paid $350 to $625 for unmet services. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Snow Angels LLC told… Keep Reading

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Wisconsin Assembly to increase penalty for sex with animals

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Assembly is scheduled to vote on increasing penalties for having sex with an animal. The Assembly was scheduled to pass a bipartisan bill Thursday that makes sex with an animal a felony, punishable by up to six years in prison. The crime is currently a misdemeanor. Republican state Rep.… Keep Reading

Opinion

Letters: Weston residents deserve answers from candidates

Editor: I am writing to you to express a deep concern with the candidacy of Shawn Black for County Board and Weston trustee. Mr. Black has a website which espouses lower taxes, utility rates and support for police and fire.  These are values that I support.  However, I noticed his website was devoid of any… Keep Reading

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Update: Details emerge in Mosinee teen’s death

By Shereen Siewert WAUSAU — Court documents made public Wednesday outline the state’s case against a 49-year-old former Wausau man who is accused of contributing to his son’s death by failing to manage the teen’s diabetes. Robert Glazner faces charges of second degree reckless homicide in connection with the death of his 15-year-old son, Bryden… Keep Reading

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