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Woodchucks drop tight game on the road

FOND DU LAC — The Woodchucks came into Tuesday’s game on the road in Fond Du Lac looking to get back on track with a win, and though thje game was kept close throughout the Dock Spiders pulled away in the late innings and held on for the 5-2 win. After falling behind 2-0, in… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

Court halts dairy maker’s attack on cow supplement

By Dionne Cordell-Whitney/Courthouse News (CN) – The Seventh Circuit ruled that a dairy conglomerate cannot continue its $30 million advertising campaign saying its cheeses are safer than competitors’ products just because its cows do not consume a hormone supplement approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Eli Lilly and Co. and its subsidiary Elanco US… Keep Reading


Bucks’ Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown sued the city of Milwaukee and its police department Tuesday, saying officers’ use of a stun gun during his arrest for a parking violation constitutes excessive force and that they targeted him because he is black. Brown’s attorney Mark Thomsen filed the lawsuit in federal court, accusing… Keep Reading

Biz Briefs

Riiser Energy Sold to Convenience Store Investment Group

NEWS RELEASE — Riiser Energy, a 73-year-old Wausau company with 34 convenience stores, transportation and fuel operations, has been sold to an investment group specializing in building regional chains of convenience stores. Dudley Investments LLC, Wildcatters LLC and Kemerling Investments LLC, the former owners of Riiser Energy and the newly formed Riiser Fuels LLC, based… Keep Reading

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Wisconsin National Guard troops head to southern border

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — About two dozen Wisconsin National Guard troops will travel to Arizona to bolster border security, with more to follow in the coming weeks, state military officials announced Monday. President Donald Trump in April directed the U.S. Department of Defense to support the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to secure the southern… Keep Reading

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Case challenging Wisconsin’s ‘cocaine mom’ law is dismissed

A three-judge federal appeals panel dismissed a lawsuit Monday that challenged Wisconsin’s so-called “cocaine mom” law, saying the case is moot because the woman who brought the action has moved out of state. The lawsuit was filed in 2014 by then-Wisconsin resident Tammy Loertscher, who claimed her rights were violated when she was jailed during… Keep Reading

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Couple’s fight leads to 6th OWI arrest

VILLAGE OF SPENCER — A 911 call regarding a physical altercation in a vehicle ended in the arrest of a 45-year-old Marshfield man, accused of his sixth drunken driving offense. Jason Peterson appeared Monday in Marathon County Circuit Court, where he faces charges of drug possession in addition to the OWI charge. A judge ordered… Keep Reading


Marathon County Library programs, July 1-7

WAUSAU — Marathon County Public Library programs, week of July 1, 2018. July 3 Celebrate the USA Story Time (MCPL Hatley) Kids and families can celebrate the upcoming July 4 holiday with a special story time on July 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Hatley Branch, 435 Curtis Ave.,… Keep Reading


Wausau area obituaries, June 18

Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center, with locations in Wausau and Weston. James Anderes James M. Anderes of Wausau passed away peacefully on June 14, 2018, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Jim was born Nov. 21, 1949, in Wausau to the late Marvin and Dorothy Anderes. He graduated from Wausau High… Keep Reading

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