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UPDATE: Body of missing boater located in Wisconsin River

MARATHON COUNTY, Wis. (WSAW) - Police say a boater who went missing on the Wisconsin River Thursday was found dead Sunday morning. According to police, the man went missing Thursday afternoon in the Village of Maine after his boat capsized. An immediate search of the area was unsuccessful. The Marathon...
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UPDATED: Missing Boater Found

WAUSAU, WI (WSAU-WAOW) — The body of a 63-year-old Wausau man was found on Sunday in the Wisconsin River. Sheriff’s officers say a fisherman near Gilbert Park found the body of Jim Dolphin at around 9:30 AM. Friends and family told WAOW TV that Dolphin’s boat was found capsized on...
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Hmong Wausau Festival Draws Thousands

WAUSAU, WI (WSAU-WAOW) — After a year off due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Hmong Wausau Festival returned to the Peoples Sports Complex this weekend with record crowds. “It’s a special day for us, really. Because we are celebrating history. I mean, it’s the first event since COVID so this is a big day for us here,” Hmong American Center president Long Lor said.
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House hunt Wausau: See what’s on the market now

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: INVESTOR SPECIAL - This home has great potential, but needs to be completely restored. Being sold As-Is and will not qualify for low
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Search resumes for missing boater near Wausau

Crews will resume their search Saturday for a missing boater who capsized his boat Thursday on the Wisconsin River north of Wausau. The 63-year-old Wausau man was last seen fishing outside the village of Maine. His boat was discovered south of the Brokaw Bridge. No additional information has been released.
Wausau, WIWSAW

First Alert Weather: Hazy skies return, risk of storms as the week goes on

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) -Partly cloudy tonight and a bit cool. Lows ranging from the upper 40s to near 50 north, to the low to mid 50s in Central Wisconsin. Monday continues the dry weather, along with the hazy sky conditions. A fair amount of sun with afternoon temps topping out in the upper 70s. Tuesday is partly cloudy with a chance of showers or storms later in the day. A couple of storms could be strong with gusty winds, small hail, and downpours. Highs in the low 80s.
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Incarceration After COVID: How The Pandemic Could Permanently Change Jails And Prisons

Even before COVID-19 began to snake through Wisconsin’s jails and prisons, Chad Billeb saw a storm coming. As chief deputy for the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department, Billeb was already studying ways to reduce the number of inmates in the jail, a challenge county leaders have been examining for years. As early as 2017, overcrowding was such a central issue that staff and outside experts concluded that the county would need a new $75 million jail.
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Music in the Park 2021 - Antigo

Antigo's Music in the Park is held on Mondays and Thursdays at the City Park Bandstand from June 3 to August 30, 2021. All concerts are free and open to the public. In case of rain, performances will be moved to the Heinzen Pavilion, 420 Field Street. Food, beverages, and...
Wausau, WIwsau.com

“Paddle Pub Crawl” Goes On Despite Saturday Rain

WAUSAU, WI (WSAU-WAOW) — Despite some pop-up showers getting in the way, people still took part in Wausau’s “Paddle Pub Crawl” Saturday from D.C. Everest Park to Trail’s End restaurant. Once the rain started, one person said the goal was simply to get to the end, while others waited out...
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Search Continues For Missing Fisherman

WAUSAU, WI (WAOW TV-WSAU) –The search continues for a missing fisherman in the Wisconsin River between Brokaw and Wausau. WAOW TV is reporting the man’s identity as 63 year old Jim Dolphin. He was fishing in a small boat just south of the Brokaw bridge over the river when his boat capsized. Strong rapids in the area is believed to be the cause of the accident.