Auburndale, WI

Police & Sheriff calls, June 27-28

Rollover: Deputies were called to Hwy. 10 at mile marker 213 in Stevens Point at 5:39 a.m. when a caller reported a rollover crash. There was a single occupant, a 44-year-old man, who was uninjured. Bike thief: Police were called to the 200 block of Wilshire Blvd. North at 8:26...
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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.

Stratford business will move

Dairyland Labs will find new home in village’s old antique shop. Dairyland Laboratories, having sold the soil testing part of its business, will move from the Stratford Business/ Industrial Park to the former antique shop in downtown Stratford where it will continue providing forage testing services for area farmers.

Authorities identify woman killed as result of Stevens Point duplex fire

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) - A woman who died June 23 as a result of a fire at her duplex in Stevens Point has been identified as Amber Glodowski, 42. Around 7 a.m. that morning, crews responded to a fire at a duplex on the 800 block of Bliss Avenue. First responders learned a woman was inside one unit of the duplex. Glodowski was brought to an area hospital for injuries sustained during the fire and later pronounced dead.

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.”

Stevens Point men among State Trooper grads on Thursday

After completing six months of training at the Wisconsin State Patrol Academy, 37 cadets will receive their badges Thursday at a graduation ceremony in La Crosse. Gov. Tony Evers, Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson, and other state leaders will join Wisconsin State Patrol Superintendent Anthony Burrell at the graduation ceremony at the La Crosse Center. the cermeony begins at 1 p.m.

City announces July 4 celebration plans

WISCONSIN RAPIDS – On July 4, the city has planned a fireworks display which will be launched from the Wisconsin River in downtown Wisconsin Rapids. The display will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. and may be viewed along most of the riverbank and downtown area, except for the launch and safety zone on the western bank of the river from the foot of the Grand Avenue Bridge to south of the Moravian Church.

Police: Missing woman reported in Schofield

The Everest Metro Police Dept. is investigating a report of a missing woman last seen June 21 in Schofield. Police say Sheila A. Sigmund, 61, frequents the Wausau area. She does not own a vehicle and police don’t know what mode of transportation she could be using. Ms. Sigmund...

Safe Haven Law allows parents to surrender a newborn with no questions asked

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (WSAW) - For some expecting couples, the thought of surrendering their newborn may feel like the only option after the Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Police in Wisconsin Rapids are working to help people understand that while that is an option, there is only one way to do it without legal consequences.

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.

Marathon City attempts sale of local park

Marathon City is negotiating the sale of Veterans Park to S.C. Swiderski, Mosinee, which plans to build 32 apartments in four, two story buildings on the site of the park’s current ballfield, according to administrator Andy Kurtz at last week Wednesday’s joint meeting of the village board and plan commission.

Farm safety study raises some concerns

A startling report has been released for farm safety. Studies show a child dies on a farm once every three days and there are 33 injuries per day in the United States. Youth under the age of 16 are also 12 times more likely to risk an ATV/UTV injury than adults.
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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.