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One person airlifted to hospital after fire at Wild Rose Middle/High School
WILD ROSE (WLUK) -- Two people are receiving medical treatment, one of whom was flight-lifted, after a fire at Wild Rose Middle/High School on Thursday. According to a Facebook post from the Wild Rose Fire District, firefighters were dispatched to the school for "a roof-top fire on the active construction site at Wild Rose Middle/High School" around 2:12 p.m.
Woman Faces Charges for Threatening Probation Agent and Harassment
Josefina M. Nunez, a 42-year-old woman with an uncertain residence, is facing charges of threatening a probation agent and telephone harassment, as authorized by an arrest warrant from Judge Troy Nielsen. The incident was reported at the Probation and Parole Office on Churchill Street by the agent overseeing her son, Luis A. Cruz, leading Waupaca Police Officer Nicole Hahn to investigate. Cruz is detained in Waupaca County, facing charges that include battery, disorderly conduct, and possession of marijuana.
Plover Community Shaken by Vicious Assault; Suspect Faces Attempted Homicide Charge
In a harrowing episode of violence that has left the Plover, Wisconsin community reeling, an unidentified man was subjected to a brutal attack on November 25th. During a visit with family, the man found himself at the center of a heated altercation that escalated dramatically, resulting in him being run over by a vehicle and then kicked in the head. The severity of his injuries was evident, with leg and facial trauma and tire marks imprinted on his clothing as grim testimony to the assault.
Developer confirms Big Lots will no longer open at Shopko development in Wisconsin Rapids
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The developer of the retail project at the former Shopko property confirmed Thursday Big Lots will no longer open with Harbor Freight, Five Below and Marshalls in Wisconsin Rapids. Tom Richards, a partner with Cool Investment LLC − an Arizona-based business that purchased the Shopko building...
Public discussion held on the possible sale of the Portage Co. Health Care Center
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) - The Portage County Health Care Center could be going up for sale, and on Thursday, the County’s Health Care Center Committee met to discuss selling the facility. The county executive is leading the charge to make the sale, but it’s not without pushback.
Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy has two DUIs on his record
Waupaca County Deputy Mitchell Butterbrodt received the second in Beaver Dam in 2018 when he was an off-duty state trooper. That’s what Mitchell Butterbrodt, an off-duty state trooper at the time, said to the on-duty police officer who pulled him over in 2018, according to the arresting officer’s report. It was Butterbrodt’s second DUI offense since 2010, court documents show.
Westfield Community Rocked by Violent Assaults; Suspect Faces Multiple Charges
The small town of Westfield, Wisconsin, was shaken on November 25 when Sully Pulvermacher, a 19-year-old man, was arrested for severely assaulting two individuals in a residence. With charges including substantial battery with intent to cause bodily harm and domestic abuse, Pulvermacher's violent actions, which included stomping on a victim's head and breaking another's nose, have left the community in distress.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Cats Up for Adoption in waupaca, WI
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near waupaca.
Father charged with taking Plover children identified in Amber Alert
PLOVER, Wis. (WBAY) - A father accused of taking his two sons from their central Wisconsin home has been criminally charged. The children were the subject of an Amber Alert last week. Court documents say Yiemen Xiong is charged with two counts of felony custody interference. Prosecutors say he took...
One non-profit looking to give families their “Best Christmas Ever”
PLOVER, Wis. (WSAW) - The elves are hard at work getting presents ready for Santa, but another group is helping out too. Best Christmas Ever is getting ready to drop off presents to parents and families in need this holiday season, and this year they’re helping more people than ever before.
Delays Continue in Setting Trial Date for 1992 Waupaca County Double Murder Case
WAUPACA, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) – Although it’s been more than 15 months since Tony Haase was charged for the 1992 murders of Tanna Togstad and Timothy Mumbrue at a rural Royalton home, the parties still aren’t ready to set a trial date. Haase’s father was killed in a...
50 years at Neuville Motors
John Hewitt remembers when he searched through loose-leaf catalogs looking for automotive parts for the maintenance department at the General Motors dealership in Waupaca. “We had 8 feet of them,” he recalled. “Once a year, we got a new catalog and then we would get pages to add to it.”
13 Wisconsin agencies respond to fully engulfed workshop fire
WILD ROSE, Wis. (WFRV) – Authorities say it took the work of 13 different agencies to help put out a Monday morning fire that left a workshop a total loss. According to a release from the Wild Rose Fire District, crews responded at 8:40 a.m. to a building that was reported to be on fire just north of the Village of Wild Rose.
Former youth pastor pleads guilty to child enticement in Winnebago County
A former youth pastor in Plover pleaded guilty to a child enticement charge in Winnebago County Tuesday morning in a case involving a minor under 13-years-old.
Food + Farm Exploration Center to open, Kellner Café and Kwik Trip project update
Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Streetwise newsletter!. After four years of planning to create a place where people can connect with their food, the Food + Farm Exploration Center will open this weekend in Plover. The center will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at 3400 Innovation Drive in Plover starting Saturday.
Police investigate attempted homicide in Portage County
One person is facing preliminary charges of attempted homicide after an altercation at a Plover mobile home community, according to police. Officers responded at about 10 p.m. on Nov. 24 to the Plover Pine Village, in the 2500 block of Forest Drive, after a caller reported a disturbance there. The Point Plover Metro Wire reports one person was injured after he was allegedly struck by a vehicle, an isolated incident between two people.
Wisconsin Rapids selects new manager for city's taxi service, ending contract with Wheels of Independence
Editor's note: Wisconsin Rapids Assistant Finance Director Karen Timm told the Daily Tribune Wednesday morning the new shared-ride taxi service in the city will be known as Running Inc. after Jan. 1, 2024. WISCONSIN RAPIDS - The city has selected a new provider for its shared-ride taxi service. Running Inc., of Viroqua, was selected...
Wisconsin Women’s Herbal Conference Returning in May
The 13th annual Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference will be held in person on May 24 through 26, 2024, at Camp Helen Brachman, in Almond, Wisconsin. Keynote speakers include Tieraona LowDog, M.D., Mimi Hernandez and Lisa Ganora, with opening and closing ceremonies led by Angela Smith. The conference provides more...
Dog Illness Becoming A Concern
WAUPACA, WI- The Waupaca County Humane Society is asking people to help keep their dogs safe. An upper respiratory illness is working its way across the US and it has resulted in severe infections for dogs. It also has resulted in pneumonia and death in some cases. The Humane Society...
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Westfield as of 2023-11-30. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.