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Traffic bulletin: Weekend road construction update

Planning a road trip this weekend? The Wisconsin Department of Transportation provides a weekly update on road construction in north central Wisconsin, which includes: Adams, Green Lake, Florence, Forest, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Marquette, Menominee, Oneida, Portage, Price, Shawano, Vilas, Waupaca, Waushara, and Wood counties. Here’s the latest road work update, to help you better… Keep Reading


Anderson sharp, Brewers get help on odd play, beat Mets 2-1

By BEN WALKER, AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — So much has gone right for Eric Sogard and the Milwaukee Brewers this season, they naturally thought they’d caught yet another break on a bizarre play. A bat boy bumping into a third baseman? Who’s ever seen that? “Not me, obviously,” Sogard said Thursday after… Keep Reading

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Update: Two dead, one missing in corn mill blast

By TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Recovery crews have pulled one more body from the rubble of a southern Wisconsin corn mill that exploded, but another worker remains missing. The blast was reported late Wednesday night at the Didion Milling Plant in Cambria, a rural village about 45 miles (72 kilometers) northeast… Keep Reading


Two injured in tractor v. semi crash

TOWN OF EMMETT — The driver of  farm tractor remains hospitalized Friday after he was struck by a semi tractor trailer in a Thursday night crash, police said. The crash, reported at about 9:38 p.m., happened at the intersection of Hwy. 153 and Hwy. HH in the town of Emmett, according to a Marathon County… Keep Reading


Mugshot Gallery: May 26 to June 1

Felony charges filed in Marathon County Circuit Court, May 26 to June 1, 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… Keep Reading

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Police: Sex offender to be released in Wausau

By Shereen Siewert WAUSAU — A 26-year-old man convicted in 2010 of sexually assaulting a child has reached the end of his sentence and will be released June 6 in Wausau, according to a Wausau Police Department release. Upon his release, Adam Eckart will be placed in transitional housing near the Marathon County Courthouse and… Keep Reading

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The Latest: DNR could raise park, camping fees

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Wisconsin state budget (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Higher entry and camping fees could be charged at the most popular Wisconsin state parks under a budget provision approved by a legislative committee. The Legislature’s Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee voted along party lines Wednesday to allow the state Department… Keep Reading


Rothschild man charged following high speed chase, threats

By Shereen Siewert A 28-year-old Rothschild man is facing felony charges after he allegedly threatened to kill a former girlfriend and led police on a high speed chase through Rothschild and Weston. Matthew J. Clawson faces charges of fleeing an officer, criminal damage to property, criminal trespassing, disorderly conduct and bail jumping in connection with… Keep Reading

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The Latest: Corn mill cited in 2011 for explosion hazards

CAMBRIA, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal mill explosion in southern Wisconsin (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The Wisconsin corn mill where an explosion late Wednesday killed at least one worker was cited by federal safety investigators six years ago for exposing workers to dust explosion hazards. Records from the U.S. Occupational Safety… Keep Reading

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