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Friday night football scores: SPASH blanks Everest in Homecoming win; West falls to Rapids

By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Abbotsford 28, Owen-Withee 19 Adams-Friendship def. Westfield Area, forfeit Algoma 28, Montello/Princeton/Green Lake 27 Almond-Bancroft 25, Tri-County 16 Amherst 59, Pacelli 14 Appleton West 45, Bowman Academy, Ind. 8 Ashland 46, Lakeland 40 Assumption 48, Greenwood 14 Assumption 48, Greenwood/Granton 14 Athens 20, Gilman 12 Badger 31, Wilmot Union… Keep Reading

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Wausau teen who stabbed 60-year-old woman sent to prison

STEVENS POINT — A Wausau teenager who stabbed a 60-year-old female relative and stole her vehicle will spend about three years behind bars, after he was sentenced Friday in Portage County Circuit Court. Dylan Carver was 15 in July 2016 when he stabbed the woman at her home on Haga Drive in Plover five times… Keep Reading

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No. 10 Wisconsin hosts Northwestern in teams’ Big 10 opener

By GENARO C. ARMAS, AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin freshman Jonathan Taylor is just getting started in the Big Ten. Northwestern senior Justin Jackson is on the verge of setting a career school rushing record. Two important tailbacks at different ends of their respective college careers. The running game will be front and… Keep Reading

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Spokesmen: Wisconsin elections targeted by Russian government

MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Elections Commission Chair Mark Thomsen and Administrator Michael Haas issued the following statement. “In 2016, Russian government cyber actors unsuccessfully targeted Wisconsin’s voter registration system.  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) helped Wisconsin’s Division of Enterprise Technology (DET) successfully protect our systems from attack.  However, DHS did not inform DET… Keep Reading

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Second Slenderman defendant takes deal to avoid trial

By Emily Zantow, Courthouse News (CN) – A second Wisconsin girl reached a plea deal Friday on charges of trying to stab her friend to death to please a fictional boogeyman, avoiding a trial that was set for next month. Morgan Geyser, 15, agreed to plead guilty to attempted first-degree intentional homicide, attorneys said Friday.… Keep Reading

Community

UW-Marathon County to host fall preview day

The University of Wisconsin-Marathon County will host a fall Preview Day for prospective students and their families Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. in the Auditorium (Room 131). 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

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Felony mugshots: Sept. 22 to Sept. 28

Felony charges filed in Marathon County Circuit Court, Sept. 22 to Sept. 28, 2017. 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 does… Keep Reading

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Ascension St. Clare’s celebrates adoption of the Ascension name and logo

Leaders and Associates at Ascension St. Clare’s Hospital celebrated the adoption of the Ascension name and logo at a blessing ceremony on Thursday, September 28. Ascension St. Clare’s and Ascension St. Michael’s Hospital, Stevens Point were the first hospitals in Ascension Wisconsin to unveil new signage following legal name changes which took place on September… Keep Reading

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Wausau area obituaries, Sept. 28

Obituaries are brought to you by Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center, with locations in Wausau and Weston. Catherine A. Meurette Catherine A. (Kate) Meurette, 84, Wausau, passed away September 25, 2017, surrounded by loving family at her home. She was born on July 3, 1933, in Rhinelander, WI, to Oscar and Diana Jacobson. After… Keep Reading

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