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1 facing drug charges after Wausau crash

One person is facing criminal charges in connection with a single-vehicle crash Thursday in Wausau, according to the Wausau Police Department. Police and rescue crews were called at 1:49 p.m. Thursday to the 800 block of McIndoe Street for a vehicle that crashed into a tree. The driver and sole occupant was unconscious and not breathing.
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Wings Over Wausau welcomes aerobatic pilots

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Wings Over Wausau started Friday with gates opening at 4:00 for families to enjoy food, live music, kids’ activities and of course, an air show with daring pilots doing aerial acrobatics. Examples of airplanes from eras past were also on display as well as part...
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Brickner honors grandfather with victory in his memory at State Park

WAUSAU, Wis. (June 23) – A night honoring his grandpa could not have turned out much better for Jerry Brickner at State Park Speedway Thursday night. Brickner won the highlight event in the first Jerome E. Brickner Memorial, taking the 60-lap Auto Select Super Late Model feature. The win was his first feature victory of the season and first in nearly five years in a super late model at the track.

Marathon County Felony Mugshots: June 23, 2022

Note: This week’s collection of mugshots related to felony charges is not fully complete, as some photos were unavailable at the time of publication. They will be included in next week’s listing. We regret any confusion. Editor’s note: This weekly feature of Wausau Pilot & Review is being...
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Man Accused of East Side Vandalism Spree Enters Plea

WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) — A 48-year-old Weston man accused of breaking windows and doors at several east-side businesses has entered a not guilty plea to charges of disorderly conduct and criminal property damage. Paul Kreft was in a Wausau courtroom this week where a judge set the case to...

Wausau-area woman facing homicide charges in 2021 overdose death

A Weston woman is facing reckless homicide charges in connection with the overdose death of a 41-year-old man whose body was discovered at a Kronenwetter home. Police and rescue crews responded on July 29, 2021 to a home on Sunny Meadow Drive for a report of a man who was cold to the touch and non-responsive. The man was dead before crews arrived. A spoon, multiple medications and a substance that later tested positive for heroin/opioids was nearby, according to the criminal complaint.

Solidarity With Nurses and Other Health Care Workers in Antigo, WI! – Join June 27, 2022 Informational Picket and Send Letter

Our brothers and sisters of the Wisconsin Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals (WFNHP), AFT union have been on the front lines caring for our loved ones throughout the increased risks and pressures of the pandemic. WFNHP union members at Aspirus Langlade Hospital in Antigo have been in contract negotiations for over half a year and have been working without a contract for the last several months.

Minnesota Man Dies Sunday in Freshwater Drowning on Pelican Lake

On Sunday, a 49-year-old Merrifield resident drowned in freshwater on Pelican Lake. A complaint of a guy being taken from the lake while swimming from a pontoon on the south end of Pelican Lake close to a public access received the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office’s attention at 2:59 pm.

The Wausau Woodchucks see a hot streak coming

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - The Wausau Woodchucks are 12-13 on the season, but they find themselves 10.5 games behind the red-hot Wisconsin Rapids Rafters. They still see a hot streak coming their way. Coming off a season in which they set the franchise-record for wins in a season, the Woodchucks...

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Wausau Woodchucks hold off Green Bay to sweep two-game series

WAUSAU – The Wausau Woodchucks rocked the Green Bay Rockers with a 3-1 Friday night in Northwoods League baseball action, finalizing a two-game sweep at Athletic Park. Stellar pitching shined throughout the game as Aiden Major (West Virginia) gave up only three hits and one run through six full innings of work on the mound for Wausau (13-13).

Woodchucks Get Back to .500 With Win Over Green Bay

The Wausau Woodchucks (13-13) rocked the Green Bay Rockers (8-18) with a final score of 3-1, finalizing a two-game sweep. Stellar pitching shined throughout the game as Aiden Major (West Virginia) gave up only three hits and one run through six full innings of work on the mound. Kevin Kilpatrick...
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Inaugural Wings Over Wausau Event Opens Friday

WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) — Wausau Events organizers are debuting a new event this weekend which will feature several elements of other popular events from years past. Executive Director Alissandra Aderholdt says “Wings Over Wausau” will feature both local and professional airshows, local food, and fireworks beginning Friday at the Downtown Wausau Airport.