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Security Health Plan names new COO

MARSHFIELD – Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., has named Dave Nyman as chief operating officer. Nyman has over 25 years of health care experience on both the provider and the payor sides including contracting, recruitment and strategic planning all focused on optimizing the performance of health organizations. “We’re...
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Local Financial Institution Cautions Against “Buy Now, Pay Later” Loans

MARSHFIELD, WI (OnFocus) – Buy Now, Pay Later Loans (also known as BNPL Loans) are on the rise. According to CNBC, Consumers have taken on a massive amount of credit card debt in 2022, rising to $841 billion in the first three months of the year. Low unemployment paired with high inflation is thought to have contributed to this spike in borrowing.

Marshfield Police Investigating Potential Hate Crime

MARSHFIELD, WI (OnFocus) – Overnight on June 26-27, several Marshfield area residents reported anti-semitic fliers being tossed in their driveways. A handful of them were retrieved and discarded. Marshfield Police Department is investigating the incident. We welcome your stories! Contact us at [email protected]!. Author: News Desk. This piece...

Family of Neillsville man killed in 2019 officer-involved shooting files lawsuit

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - The family of a Neillsville man shot and killed by law enforcement in 2019 is suing. A lawsuit seeking unspecified damages was filed in Eau Claire County Circuit Court on June 24 by family members of Tyler Meier, who was shot and killed in March of 2019, against Eau Claire County, the City of Augusta, and members of the Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Department and Augusta Police Department.

Neillsville Fire Department Responds to One Vehicle Accident

The Neillsville Fire Department responded to a one vehicle accident Friday evening. According to Neillsville Fire Chief Matt Meyer, they received a call of a one vehicle accident one quarter of a mile west of River Avenue on Portner Road in the Township of Levis. The driver of the vehicle...

Weekend Bikers Ride For A Cause

WRIGHTSTOWN, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) – The sound or rumbling motorcycles making a difference throughout Wisconsin. The American Legion Riders organized a three-day statewide motorcycle ride. The ride started Friday and includes a fundraiser for the Highground Rising project. It looks to expand a veteran’s complex in Neillsville. Riders stopped...
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Pro-abortion rallies in Marshfield, Stevens Point, Wausau

MARSHFIELD, WI (WSAU-WAOW) – Abortion rights protests took place across central Wisconsin. Activists in Marshfield and Stevens Point voiced their opinions on the Supreme Court’s decision Friday to overturn the lawmaker 1973 decision, Roe v. Wade. Marshfield pro-abortion march organizer Avery Manthe set up the protest in 24...

Big lead disappears as Typhoon leaves Marshfield with loss

After nearly knocking off Marshfield earlier this season, the Antigo American Legion Post Three baseball team had to like its chances to score a win Monday evening at Jack Hackman Field. As the game headed to the bottom of the third inning, it looked like the Typhoon was going to do exactly that, leading the contest by a score of 9-1. It was then that things unraveled however, as a...

Marathon County case advances against Wisconsin Rapids man accused of ordering 'hit' on Marshfield man

WAUSAU – A Wisconsin Rapids man will continue to face charges after police say he confessed to paying $5,000 to order the murder of another man who stole drugs from him. Steven A. Crandall, 24, of Wisconsin Rapids, is charged with being a party to the crime of first-degree intentional homicide in connection with the December 2020 death of Christopher Schauer of Marshfield. ...

Disc Golf Program Coming in July

The Neillsville Recreation will hold Disc golf competitions on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. beginning July 12th and culminating with a youth tournament on Tuesday, August 9 th . Kids ages 6 & and older are eligible. Discs will be provided for those that need them. There is no cost for the program, nor do kids have to have previous experience. For more information phone the Rec. Dept. at 743-2400. Pre-registration is preferred,

38th WBCA All Star Classic Results

The Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association’s 38th All-Star Classic was held this past Friday and Saturday in Oshkosh. The top 72 high school seniors in the state competed on 4 different All-Star Teams. Camden Daul of Stratford, Noah Grimm of Pittsville, Cole Ladick of Wisconsin Rapids and Caden Thauer of Stevens Point were members of the West All-Stars Team while Neillsville head coach Dave Matson was a member of the West All-Star team coaching staff.

Marshfield Medical Center-Neillsville's Pediatric Rehab Program Receives Two Grants

Marshfield Medical Center-Neillsville’s pediatric rehab program recently grew, thanks to two grants from the Marshfield Clinic Health System Foundation. The first grant provided a total swing system, which provides multiple therapeutic opportunities for vestibular and proprioception sensory input, core stabilization, balance and more. The second grant provided a variety of toys that target different ages to help address gross motor needs and other skills.

Neillsville & Marshfield Compete At WIAA/WBCA June-Jam -Scholastic Event

The WIAA/WBCA June-Jam -Scholastic Event was held at the Community First Champion Center in Appleton this past weekend. The Champion Center is the largest sports facility in the state with 8 beautiful hardwood courts all under one roof. 72 varsity boys basketball teams from around the state competed in the two day event. NCAA Division 1, 2, and 3 coaches as well as NAIA and NJCAA coaches were in attendance to scout the young talent.