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Wisconsin Dems compete for chance to unseat Walker

By Joe Kelly/Courthouse News MILWAUKEE (CN) – All eyes in Wisconsin’s primary election Tuesday will be on the race for retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan’s seat and Democrats’ fight to retake the governor’s office from two-term Republican Scott Walker. In recent history, the Midwestern battleground state has frequently swung from red to blue and back,… Keep Reading


Packers’ Rodgers expects to make preseason debut this week

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers is speaking with a heightened sense of urgency as he enters his 14th NFL season. No critical words from the Green Bay Packers quarterback on Monday, a week after expressing displeasure with the effort from some young players during a portion of practice. “I care about winning, No.… Keep Reading


Wausau area obituaries, Aug. 13

Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center, with locations in Wausau and Weston. James Rebernick James A. Rebernick, who resided in the village of Kronenwetter, at the age of 70, has passed away peacefully with his wife, Sheila, by his side on Aug. 10, 2018, after a long battle with esophageal… Keep Reading


It’s not too late to obtain ID to vote in tomorrow’s primary

WAUSAU — Wisconsin’s Partisan Primary is Tuesday and voters who don’t already have a Wisconsin driver license or ID or other form of ID needed to vote can still get a Wisconsin ID from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles. There are documentation requirements, such as a birth certificate, proof of identity and… Keep Reading


This week’s Wow at the Woodson

Aug. 15 Wednesday 12:15 – 1 p.m. Art 101 Exhibition Prep How does the museum staff prepare to install new artwork for “Birds in Art” each fall? Museum curator of exhibitions Andy McGivern shares insights and leads a storage-area tour. On View through Aug. 26, 2018 “The World According to Federico Uribe” Colombia-born, Miami-based artist Federico Uribe creates… Keep Reading


Three Woodchucks receive postseason honors

WAUSAU — Two Wisconsin Woodchucks players were among more than 30 others who made the Northwoods League’s Postseason All-Star team, the league announced Sunday. The Woodchucks’ play-by-play announcer also was recognized. Wisconsin Woodchucks outfielder Zach DeLoach (Texas A&M University) was selected to the team. DeLoach finished the season with a .323 batting average, five home runs, 17 doubles, 38… Keep Reading


Wausau area birth announcements, Aug. 13

WAUSAU — Vasyl Melnyk and Darya Melnyk announce the birth of their son Daniel Vasylyovych, born at 4:25 a.m. Aug. 8, 2018, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Daniel weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces. Christopher Buskirk and Elizabeth Buskirk announce the birth of their son Jackson Avery, born at 12:45 p.m. Aug. 7, 2018, at Aspirus Wausau… Keep Reading


Woodchucks end the season with a win

The Wisconsin Woodchucks played their final game of the season Sunday on the road against the Lakeshore Chinooks and ended the year on a high note with an 8-1 win. A pitching battle started the game heading into the fourth inning where the Chucks bats started on fire. With RBI’s and home runs the Chucks… Keep Reading

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