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Man dies after officer-involved shooting at Green Bay jail

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say man is dead after an officer-involved shooting at the Brown County Jail in Green Bay. Police say the shooting occurred just after 9 p.m. Friday night in the sally port, an enclosed area where officers drop off suspects to be booked into jail. Officers stopped the man at… Keep Reading

Sports

Brewers’ bullpen runs out of gas in Game 7 loss to Dodgers

By Jay Cohen Those hard-throwing relievers finally ran out of gas in the NL Championship Series. Josh Hader was brilliant as usual, but Jeremy Jeffress was tagged for a crucial three-run homer by Yasiel Puig and the Brewers never recovered, losing 5-1 to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 on Saturday night. “Devastated. We… Keep Reading

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Crime of the week: Help identify this hit-and-run suspect

SCHOFIELD — Marathon County Crime Stoppers is asking for your help to identify the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit and run crash in the city of Schofield. At about 12:14 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, an older model gray or blue Dodge Durango struck a parked vehicle while leaving a business on Grand… Keep Reading

Community

Wausau Symphonic Band readies for fall season opener

WAUSAU — The Wausau Symphonic Band will present its fall season-opening concert at 4 p.m. Nov. 4 at the First Presbyterian Church of Wausau. Under the direction of Patrick Lawrence, the performance features Percy Grainger’s masterwork for concert band, Lincolnshire Posy. Additional selections include works from John Barnes Chance, Charles Ives and Eric Whitacre. Tickets… Keep Reading

Sports

Antetokounmpo, Middleton help Bucks beat Pacers 118-101

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo’s inside game is setting up the Bucks’ new-look, long-range attack. Antetokounmpo had 26 points and 15 rebounds and Khris Middleton added 25 points to help Milwaukee beat the Indiana Pacers 118-101 on Friday night in the regular-season opener in the new Fiserv Forum. The Bucks hoisted up a franchise-record 47… Keep Reading

Sports

Dodgers’ Machado whiffs on chance to silence Game 6 boos

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Manny Machado gestured with hands, appearing to egg on the booing crowd as he retreated down the dugout steps following a first-inning strikeout. The jeers kept coming for the Los Angeles Dodgers star. So did the outs. Machado went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts in a 7-2 loss to the Milwaukee… Keep Reading

Opinion

Letters: It is not enough just to vote YES for medical marijuana

Dear editor, On November 6 Marathon County voters will get the opportunity to weigh in on the issue of legalizing medical marijuana in Wisconsin. 15 counties and two cities in Wisconsin containing millions of citizens will be voting on a variety of marijuana legalization ballot measures. Gratefully these ballots have forced many government representatives and… Keep Reading

Community

Peoples State Bank holds military care package drive

WAUSAU — Peoples State Bank will collect donations for the Military Support Group of Rhinelander to send care packages to veterans and active service members from Wisconsin who are overseas. The donation drive starts Oct. 22 and concludes Nov. 13. The public is encouraged to participate by dropping off items in donation bins at all central… Keep Reading

News/obituaries

Wausau area obituaries, Oct. 19

Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home, with locations in Wausau and Weston. Sandra Zoborowski Sandra A. Zoborowski, passed away Oct. 14, 2018, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Sandra was born June 21, 1942, to the late Alvie and Helen (Schiefelbein) Sefton in Wausau. She married Dan Zoborowski on May 17, 1966, in Wausau; he… Keep Reading

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