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NTC’s honor society takes top awards

WAUSAU – Northcentral Technical College announced this week that its international honor society chapter, Beta Rho Zeta, received 5-Star Status for the fourth consecutive year. The Beta Rho Zeta chapter is part of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society of two-year colleges. In addition to receiving 5-Star status, the chapter was also recognized… Keep Reading

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Wausau teen killed in Waushara County crash

TOWN OF COLOMA – A Wausau teen is dead and a young woman is injured after a rollover crash Tuesday morning on I-39 in the town of Coloma. The driver of the vehicle, 18-year-old Taylor Noland, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. His passenger, 18-year-old Hannah J. Rudolph of Medford was transported by… Keep Reading

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‘Right to Carry’ act would allow concealed guns in schools

By Shereen Siewert MADISON – Carrying a hidden weapon would no longer require a license or training under sweeping GOP-backed legislation unveiled Tuesday in Madison. The so-called “Right to Carry” act would also allow concealed carry permit holders to bring firearms onto school property and other areas where guns are now banned. Under Wisconsin law,… Keep Reading

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WPR to livestream State of the Tribes address

MADISON – WPR.org will live stream the 13th annual State of the Tribes address on Tuesday, April 4 at 1 p.m. Shannon Holsey, president of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians, will welcome members of Wisconsin’s 11 native tribes and deliver this year’s address from the State Capitol. Holsey was elected president in 2015, following… Keep Reading

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OSHA investigates death at Rib Mountain hotel

RIB MOUNTAIN – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a worker at the construction site of a new Rib Mountain hotel. Police confirmed 45-year-old Shane Cash of Wisconsin Rapids died Thursday, March 23 after falling from a ladder at the construction site of the new Hilton Garden Inn on North… Keep Reading

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Iozzo’s to close after 37 years

By Shereen Siewert WESTON – One of the metro area’s most well-known and longest-running restaurants will close its doors today, March 28, after nearly four decades in business. Iozzo’s Italian Restaurant, 3115 Camp Phillips Road, announced the closure on Monday on the restaurant’s Facebook page. In a statement to the public, owner Georgiana Iozzo wrote:… Keep Reading

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