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Sheriff’s Department says body of fisherman recovered from Wolf River

ANTIGO, Wis. (WSAW) - The body of a 73-year-old fisherman has been found in the Wolf River after he was reported missing on Monday night. Investigators said the man, a Shawano County resident, was reported missing around 7:30 p.m. that evening. His body was recovered around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The man’s cause of death has been ruled an accidental drowning. The drowning happened in the town of Wolf River which is northeast of Antigo.

Marathon County Reminds Residents of Smoke Free Areas

As people head outdoors this summer to enjoy the many recreation opportunities the City of Wausau has to offer, the Marathon County Health Department and the Wausau/Marathon County Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department are reminding area residents and guests that smoking is prohibited in public outdoor spaces located within the City of Wausau where signs are posted.

Sentencing set for man convicted of homicide in overdose death

Sentencing has been set for a Weston man convicted of reckless homicide in connection with a heroin overdose that left a 28-year-old man dead. Shabaka Nubian-Yl, 56, face up to 40 years in prison when he is sentenced next month. Nubian-Yl, who was convicted earlier this month, is one of three people arrested after the Aug. 21, 2017 death of Ryan McClinton. Tonya Muzynoski, 42, is serving a six-year sentence for her role in the crime.

City of Wausau Offering New Incentive to Retiring Employees

(Mike Leischner, WSAU) City employees in Wausau will soon be eligible for a two thousand dollar incentive if they provide six month's notice of their retirement. According to Mike Leischner of WSAU, Committee chair Lisa Rasmussen says the idea started with a proposal from the Police Department, who were looking to control their overtime costs this year. “There’s also value to be had when there’s the benefit of lengthy advance notice time to train new people and time for outgoing people to work with new people.”

Prevail Bank donates $1,225 to Neighbors’ Place

WAUSAU – Prevail Bank recently donated $1,225 to The Neighbors’ Place as a result of the bank’s free community Shred Day event. Prevail Bank contributed $1 for every pound of paper shredded, up to $1,000. More than 5,255 pounds of paper was collected. An additional $225 was collected in donations from the public during the day of the event.
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Wausau School District Still Waiting For Resignation Letter from Lo

WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) — As of Wednesday afternoon, officials with the Wausau School District are still waiting to receive a letter of resignation from Board Member Ka Lo. Both the District Clerk and Board President Jim Bouche confirmed to WSAU News that they haven’t received anything from Lo, who announced her intent to resign on Monday in a statement to the media. Therefore they can’t consider the position vacant, which puts any potential action to file the role on hold until a formal announcement is received.

Newsroom blog: What’s coming up for June 30th

Eight Central and Northwoods Wisconsin schools will burst with pride on Thursday when they receive formal invitations to participate in the 2023 Tournament of Roses parade in Pasadena, California. The group will receive their formal invitation to participate Thursday morning at East High School in Wausau following practice and a...

Norway Speedway Hosting Stateline Challenge Friday Night

Justin Mondeik knows full well he’ll have his hands full during the 38th annual Island Resort & Casino Stateline Challenge/Kent Pearson Memorial presented by Aurora Liquors at Norway (MI) Speedway Friday, July 1. The Gleason, Wisconsin driver, who’s won three out of four Coca Cola late model features already...
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Caribou Coffee coming to Weston

WESTON, WI (WSAU-WAOW) – Construction will soon begin on a new Caribou Coffee in Weston. Plans to bring the national chain to Central Wisconsin were first announced in March. It will be on the corner of Schofield Avenue and Cutoff Road, near the old Family Video. Preliminary construction plans...

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