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Town of Norrie man faces drug, child neglect charges

A 32-year-old town of Norrie man is due in court Wednesday on child neglect and a range of drug trafficking charges, according to a Marathon County Sheriff’s Department news release. A four-year-old child was removed from the home when Alan E. Pearcy was arrested Monday, police said. A search of the home revealed about 280… Keep Reading

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Wisconsin wants ‘Making a Murderer’ inmate to stay in jail

By TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin attorneys asked a federal appeals court Monday to keep an inmate featured in the Netxflix series “Making a Murderer” behind bars while they fight a second ruling overturning his conviction. The state Department of Justice’s filing argues Brendan Dassey should remain in prison because his… Keep Reading

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Court: Victims board can’t investigate judges

By TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The board that investigates potential violations of crime victims’ rights can’t take any action against judges, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a scathing opinion reinforcing the separation of power between the executive and judicial branches. Justice Rebecca Bradley, writing for the majority, accused the… Keep Reading


Woodchucks shut out Mallards

Wausau, Wis.- Before Monday, eight teams in the Northwoods League had failed to record a shutout. After Monday evening, that total shrunk to seven. Led by four excellent arms and one timely piece of hitting, the Wisconsin Woodchucks (10-17) shut out the Madison Mallards (14-13) 1-0 Monday night to snap their three-game losing streak, end… Keep Reading

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Church Mutual expands leadership team at CM Regent

(MERRILL) — Robert (Bob) White joined Church Mutual Insurance Company as vice president, chief underwriting officer and chief operating officer for its CM Regent Insurance Company subsidiary, on June 26. CM Regent, a wholly owned subsidiary of Church Mutual, is located in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. White will work out of the Pennsylvania office and report to… Keep Reading

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Route 51 features Stockbridge-Munsee president

Wausau, Wis. ─ Thursday, June 29 at 10 a.m., Route 51 welcomes Shannon Holsey, president of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans. Glen Moberg will guide a wide-ranging discussion about the state of Wisconsin’s 12 federally recognized tribes. Holsey was the selected by the Great Lakes Inter-tribal Council to deliver the 2017 State of the Tribes… Keep Reading


UWMC announces spring Dean’s list

Wausau, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Marathon County has announced the Dean’s list for the Spring 2017 semester. All of the students on the Dean’s list have obtained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for their spring semester classes. The list includes full-time and part-time students. Highest Honors for grade point averages of… Keep Reading


Wausau area obituaries, June 19-26

Obituaries are brought to you by Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center, with locations in Wausau and Weston. Shirley Ellen (Ziebell) Riedl Shirley Ellen (Ziebell) Riedl, 93, of Wausau, passed away June 23, 2017. Shirley was born on December 30, 1923 in Wausau, to the late Emil and Lena (Petzold) Ziebell. She married Walter Riedl… Keep Reading

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