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Wausau West students participate in Science Olympiad

The Wausau West High School Warrior Science Olympiad teams participated in the regional Science Olympiad competition at the UW-Marathon County campus. 3rd place in Food Science: Hannah Senanayake and Sanjana Arji 3rd place in Microbe Mission: Grace Schuler and Anjali Dvorak 3rd place in Electric Wright Stuff: Abe Niznik and Connor Knezic 3rd place in… Keep Reading

Sports

West boys and girls Alpine team head to state

Wausau West boys and girls Alpine skiers are headed to LaCrosse this weekend for the state championship tournament. The boys took first in the Northern Ski League Conference, and the girls team took third. The Wisconsin Interscholastic Alpine Racing Association will present the state ski and snowboard championships from Feb. 15-17. All events will be… Keep Reading

Community

UW-Marathon County announces Spring Preview Day

The University of Wisconsin-Marathon County will host a spring Preview Day for prospective students and their families Friday, February 23 at 9 a.m. in the Auditorium (Room 133). The event is free and open to the public. This campus preview will feature information on admissions, degrees and the financial aid process. Attendees will also have… Keep Reading

Sports

High school Nordic skiers see success during Cable meet

Over the weekend, the Wausau Night Gliders, Wausau Nordic United, and the Wausau East/West ski teams took part in the Wisconsin Nordic Ski League State Meet held at the Birkie Start Area near Cable, featuring two days of skiing. There were several outstanding performances by skiers from all the teams. The first day was a… Keep Reading

Investigations

Judge: Paper firm must keep paying for river cleanup

By Emily Zantow/Courthouse News GREEN BAY, Wis. (CN) – A federal judge ruled that a global paper product manufacturer must pay Wisconsin future expenses for the ongoing cleanup of the Fox River, which was by polluted by the paper company and others decades ago. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach ruled in favor of the United… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

Wisconsin Assembly passes bill targeting ‘catfishing’

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Assembly has unanimously passed a bill that would make impersonating someone on social media a crime. The measure targets “catfishing,” when someone impersonates another person online with the intent of defrauding or harassing them. The bill passed Tuesday would make the crime a misdemeanor punishable by up to $1,000… Keep Reading

Sports

Khris Middleton helps Bucks pull out sluggish win over Hawks

By GENARO C. ARMAS, AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks looked sluggish at times coming back from a four-game trip, and the worst team in the Eastern Conference was threatening to knock them off at home. All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo led one last charge to help the Bucks hold on for a… Keep Reading

Sports

Two Texas A&M Players Joining the Woodchucks

The Wisconsin Woodchucks have announced the signing of two players from Texas A&M to the 2018 roster. Zach DeLoach and Mason Cole will be headed to Wausau this summer. DeLoach, a 6’2” freshman, will bring his athleticism to the ‘Chucks. DeLoach was a four-year letter winner in high school, hitting .381 with a .571 on-base… Keep Reading

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