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Prep sports: Monday’s Scores

By The Associated Press BOYS BASKETBALL Amherst 69, Wild Rose 39 Bangor 83, Luther 73 Belmont 73, Juda 63 Beloit Memorial 80, Janesville Craig 70 Blair-Taylor 88, Pepin/Alma 29 Brown Deer 77, Wisconsin Lutheran 55 Chippewa Falls 57, Marshfield 48 Coleman 46, Laona-Wabeno 33 Cumberland 62, Turtle Lake 45 De Soto 72, La Farge 8… Keep Reading

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City moves toward extending Riverfront loan payment

By Shereen Siewert WAUSAU — City officials are seeking council approval to postpone payment on a $750,000 loan by four years to prevent increasing deficits in the riverfront tax increment district. The five-year promissory note, provided to the city by the Alexander Foundation, was issued in August 2013 to purchase property at 1010 N. First… Keep Reading


Wausau area obituaries, Feb. 12

Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center, with locations in Wausau and Weston. Mary “Virginia” Davis Mary Virginia (Danner) Davis, 103, Wausau, died February 10, 2018 at home under the care of Interim Hospice Care. Virginia was born January 23, 1915 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Charles William and Bessie… Keep Reading


Court docs: Enraged Rothschild man snapped the neck of girlfriend’s dog

WAUSAU — A 23-year-old Rothschild man remains jailed on felony charges after he allegedly snapped the neck of his girlfriend’s Yorkshire terrier during an argument, killing the animal. Matthew R. Newton faces charges filed Monday in Marathon County Circuit Court of mistreating an animal resulting in death, a felony with a maximum penalty of 3… Keep Reading

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HSMC waives adult cat adoption fees in February

By Raymond Neupert/South Metro Observer WAUSAU, Wis. – The Humane Society of Marathon County wants to help you adopt a cat in the month of February. The shelter is currently waiving the fees on all adoptions of cats that are one year old or older. Director Lisa Leitermann says they have a lot of cats… Keep Reading

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Steps to obtain an ID to vote in the Spring Primary explained

Most Wisconsin voters already have some form of ID needed to vote, including a Wisconsin driver license or ID, and there is no separate “voter ID.” The Wisconsin Elections Commission released this information Monday to explain the acceptable options to bring to the polls. According to the WEC, voters looking to get their first Wisconsin… Keep Reading


NTC announces December 2017 graduates

(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is pleased to announce individuals who were awarded diplomas at commencement exercises in December 2017. Algoma: Kirsten Talmadge, Ricky Felts Aniwa: Jessica Perry Antigo: Sarah Bohringer, Henry Dowling, Jermey Grassman, Elizabeth Hatton, Meagan Horst, Dawn Justman, Trent Karl, Peter Pauer, Cassidy Royce, James Sailer Jr, Shannon Stanton, Kseniya… Keep Reading


Woodchucks add two from St. Mary’s to the roster

Wausau, WIS – The Wisconsin Woodchucks have two more additions to the 2018 roster. Edward Haus and Nick Frank, both from one of the top baseball programs in the West Coast at St. Mary’s College, will bring their talents to Wausau. Haus, a 5’ 11” junior originally from Rancho Palos Verdes, CA will strengthen the… Keep Reading

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