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REI Engineering donates books for Earth Day

NEWS RELEASE — In recognition of Earth Day, REI Engineering, Inc. is donating books to local schools and distributing educational materials for nearly 400 students and 17 teachers. REI’s goal is to encourage students to Read, Educate, and Ignite action to help in sustaining our environment. To accomplish this goal, REI is asking its team… Keep Reading

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Court docs: Rothschild dad accused of breaking infant’s jaw, ribs

By Shereen Siewert ROTHSCHILD — A 22-year-old Rothschild man is facing felony child abuse charges after his son was treated for multiple serious injuries including a fractured jaw, heavy bruising, and a fractured suture on his skull. In addition, scans showed the boy had at least three fractured ribs in various stages of healing when… Keep Reading

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Former Wausau East employee charged in second alleged sexual assault

By Shereen Siewert WAUSAU — A former Wausau East High School employee accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old student on school grounds is now facing additional charges, after new allegations surfaced involving a second teen. Kurtis Hornby of Wausau appeared Friday in Marathon County Circuit Court, where he faces charges of child enticement and sexual… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

When the snow finally melts…watch for Adopt-a-Highway crews

Volunteers remove tons of trash and recyclables while keeping roadsides looking clean and green for state residents and visitors Once the spring snow finally melts, motorists can expect to see Wisconsin Adopt-a-Highway volunteers working along state highways to collect a winter’s worth of accumulated trash. Last year, Wisconsin’s 2,780 Adopt-a-Highway groups collected 165 tons of… Keep Reading

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Brickner’s to build new Wausau facility

By Shereen Siewert WAUSAU — Brickner’s of Wausau will break ground next month on a new facility at their current Wausau location, company officials said Friday. The new 40,000-square-foot facility will be built on the same lot as the current facility, 2525 Grand Ave., in Wausau. Steven Brickner Jr. said the upgrade will help the… Keep Reading

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Breaking: Body discovered in motel closet

MARATHON– An investigation is underway in Marathon after the body of a man was discovered inside a motel room closet, police said. Police were called at 12:27 p.m. to the Village Inn, 304 Main St., where the man’s body was found, according to the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department. The cause of death has not yet… Keep Reading

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Marathon County Mugshots: Week ending April 19

Felony charges filed in Marathon County Circuit Court for the week ending April 19, 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… Keep Reading

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Wisconsin appeals court reinstates spa shooting lawsuit

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit against a website that facilitated the purchase of the gun used in a mass shooting five years ago. Radcliffe Haughton killed his wife, Zina Daniel Haughton, and two of her co-workers at a Brookfield spa before fatally shooting himself. A restraining order prohibited… Keep Reading

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Wisconsin High Court hears tribal burial site dispute

By Emily Zantow/Courthouse News MADISON, Wis. (CN) – The Wisconsin Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in two related cases surrounding a concrete company’s effort to remove Native American burial grounds from its property to expand its quarry operation. The disputed site originally consisted of seven burial mounds that were identified in 1914 on property… Keep Reading

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Police search for missing Wood Co. man

GRAND RAPIDS — Police are asking for the public’s help locating a man missing for more than two weeks. Devante London of Grand Rapids was last seen April 2 in Wisconsin Rapids, according to the Grand Rapids Police Department. He was reported missing by his mother. London is about 5’11” tall and weighs about 160… Keep Reading

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