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Tenants, landlords learn about their rights

WAUSAU, WI (WSAU-WAOW) – Dozens of people came out to the Marathon County Library Thursday evening to learn about their rights as tenants and landlords. The Wisconsin Bureau of Consumer Protection presented the information to both landlords and tenants alike. Topics of conversation included breaking of contracts, deadlines for...

Stratford takes down Prentice on Buccaneers court

PRENTICE, Wisc. (WJFW)- Stratford traveled to the host team Prentice to face-off in boys basketball. Stratford came out and showed out with their dominate offense and resilience. The Tigers were leading at the end of the first half 48-28 over the Buccaneers. Some standout Stratford players included Braeden Schueller and Ashton Wrensch.

Western Wisconsin meth dealers receive multi-year prison sentences

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A Baraboo woman and three others were sentenced to multiple years in prison Thursday after distributing meth in western Wisconsin, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said. Pa Kou Yang, a 33-year-old from Baraboo, was sentenced to five years in prison for possession of methamphetamine with intent...
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Local Hospitals Near Capacity

WAUSAU, WI (WAOW TV-WSAU) – Hospital beds are filling up in Central Wisconsin as cases of respiratory illnesses rise – with some hospitals reaching max capacity. Marshfield Clinic and Aspirus say RSV, the flu, and COVID-19 numbers are rising contributing to long wait times for patients. “This is...

First Alert Weather: A blast back to winter chill this weekend

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Changes are on the way for Friday night in North Central Wisconsin. A cold front traversing the Upper Midwest will roll through during the mid to late evening hours. The cold front will cross the region, picking up the winds and producing light snow/snow showers through or a little after midnight. Snowfall of a coating to 1″ is possible, creating some slippery spots. Winds will remain blustery, gusting up to 40 mph overnight into Saturday morning. Lows by morning on Saturday in the upper single digits to mid 10s.

12-3-22 wounded officers sue sig sauer

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Police and federal law enforcement officers are among 20 people from multiple states including Wisconsin saying they were wounded by a popular type of Sig Sauer pistol. It’s the latest lawsuit alleging that the gun is susceptible to going off without the trigger being pulled. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in New Hampshire federal court. It says there have been more than 100 incidents of the P320 pistol unintentionally discharging when the user believed they did not pull the trigger. In many cases described, the gun discharged while still in the user’s holster, seriously injuring them. Sig Sauer says the gun is designed to fire when the trigger is pulled, and includes internal safeties that prevent the firearm from discharging.

Gas prices in WI continue falling; average down nearly 60 cents from month ago, AAA says

MADISON, Wis. — Gas prices continue to fall across Wisconsin and the United States, with some gas stations in the Madison area lowering prices to below $3 per gallon. According to AAA, the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gas in the Badger State is $3.067 as of Friday, down an average of nearly two cents in the past day and nearly 60 cents from a month ago. Diesel prices are down to an average of $4.707 per gallon in Wisconsin, a drop of nearly 38 cents from a month ago.

Gov. Evers Orders Special Election In Wisconsin's 8th Senate District

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today ordered a special election to fill the 8th Senate District vacancy created by the retirement of State Sen. Alberta Darling (R-River Hills). The election will occur on Tues., April 4, 2023, in conjunction with the 2023 Spring Election. If a primary is necessary, it will be held on Tues., Feb. 21, 2023.

Wisconsin flu rates remain low, health experts express concern

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Only 30% of Wisconsin residents have gotten a flu vaccine. That is a level health experts say is worrisome. The number also shows a downward trend of people not obtaining a flu vaccine. Last year, by November, 33% of people had gotten a flu vaccine. By that time in 2020, 39% of people in Wisconsin had gotten a flu vaccine.
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Child ID kits sent home with every Wisconsin student

Portland, Oregon, planted a lot of trees. Decades later, a stunning pattern emerged -- not in the trees but in the lifespans of the people living under them. Flu season started earlier and is hitting more people this year. Fire damages Calumet County farmhouse. Updated: 2 hours ago. The fire...