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Crandon parent speaks out; fears for son’s safety

CRANDON — A parent of a sixth grade student at Crandon Middle/High School said she fears for her son’s safety following an incident at an Oct. 13 football game. A public Facebook post by Melinda Otter, which has been shared more than 500 times, describes an incident in which a student allegedly threatened Otter’s son… Keep Reading

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Breast cancer survivors invited to a “Day of Caring”

Imagine you’ve just gone through breast cancer treatment. You’ve endured biopsies, surgeries, radiation, chemotherapy. Your hair is gone, your breast is gone. You’ve gone through a marathon of treatments, a roller coaster of emotions, and now it’s over. You’ve survived. You can’t wait to get back to normal life. But what does that mean? Unfortunately,… Keep Reading

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Natasha Vanchinathan, MD, joins Ascension St. Clare’s Hospital and Medical College Physicians

Ascension St. Clare’s Hospital and Medical College Physicians are pleased to welcome nephrologist, Natasha Vanchinathan, MD, to their internal medicine department. Dr. Vanchinathan sees patients at 3301 Cranberry Boulevard in Weston. Dr. Vanchinathan is board-certified in internal medicine and provides acute, chronic and preventive care to adults who are 18 years old and older, including… Keep Reading

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Linetec and J & D Tube Benders honored at Manufacturing Excellence Awards

WAUSAU – A pair of businesses received awards at the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Manufacturing Excellence Awards held on Tuesday, October 17. The Chamber honored manufacturers that have demonstrated excellence in their practice at the event held at the Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center in Rothschild. Linetec received the 2017 Manufacturing… Keep Reading

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Police: Expired registration leads to 5th OWI arrest

WAUSAU — A 46-year-old Wausau man is free on bond after he was arrested on charges of 5th offense drunken driving, court records show. David Twerberg is facing up to 10 years in prison if he is convicted on the felony charge. A Wausau Police officer stopped Twerberg in the early morning hours of Oct.… Keep Reading

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Pedal Pubs one step closer to approval

Members of the city’s public health and safety committee meeting on Monday unanimously approved a proposal to license pedal pubs in Wausau. Pat Peckham, Karen Kellbach, Lisa Rasmussen and Becky McElhaney all voted in favor of an ordinance drafted by Assistant City Atty. Tara Alfonso to regulate the pedal-powered taverns on wheels. A fifth member… Keep Reading

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Weston sticks with county addressing plan

By Raymond Neupert/South Metro Observer WESTON – Weston will continue to support Marathon County’s universal addressing program after a vote at Monday night’s village board meeting. The village board originally supported the addressing changes back in 2015, but the trustees have recently been questioning whether or not to continue with that support. Monday’s vote reaffirms… Keep Reading

Sports

Packers sign QB Evans to practice squad; Hundley is new starter

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have signed rookie quarterback Jerod Evans to the practice squad after Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken right collarbone against Minnesota. The Packers announced Evans’ signing Tuesday. The 6-foot-3, 232-pound Evans originally was signed as an undrafted rookie by the Philadelphia Eagles out of Virginia Tech on… Keep Reading

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Neighborhood watch: Crimes reported in Wausau this week

Crimes reported by the Wausau Police Department from Oct. 10 through Oct. 17, 2017. Data visualization is provided by CrimeReports. Click on each icon to view detailed crime information. For a scrolling list of crimes, click on the list icon on the right side of the map, then choose “incidents.” To sponsor this weekly public… Keep Reading

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