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White Sox top Brewers 3-1 behind Lynn, avoid sweep

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Lance Lynn allowed one run over six innings and hit a two-run single to lift Chicago to a 3-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday night as the White Sox avoided a sweep in this series between division leaders. Lynn (10-3) allowed six hits, struck out...
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Marathon County Public Library kids’ activities

From Aug. 2-31, the Marathon County Public Library will offer a free Grab & Go kit for kids at all nine of its locations. Each kit will contain supplies for making a feathered magpie magnet. Kits are free and available while supplies last and can be picked up any time the library is open. For more info, call 715-261-7220.
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Marathon County volunteer opportunities: Week of July 26

Response to COVID-19. Please adhere to all recommendations from the federal government, Center for Disease Control and Marathon County Health Department. Race Assistants: Ironbull. Energetic volunteers needed Friday, Aug. 20, and Saturday, Aug. 21, for the Underdown Trail Races. Help is needed with set up/tear down, checking in racers, assisting racers at aid stations and the finish line. More info and sign up at: https://www.ironbull.org/volunteer-underdown. All volunteers receive a free T-shirt, free meal and drink, and discount to a future Ironbull event of their choice. Contact Andrea with questions at executivedirector@ironbull.org.
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NFL faces playbook full of questions as training camps open

From players getting COVID-19 vaccinations to relaxed coronavirus protocols to lineup issues, particularly at quarterback, the NFL faces a multitude of questions as training camps open. At least in 2021 there is the knowledge — and lessons learned — from completing last season during a pandemic. The league, whose most...
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Carrots recalled amid Salmonella concerns

FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION RELEASE: Grimmway Farms has voluntarily issued a recall of certain carrot products because they may have been contaminated with Salmonella. “The recall was initiated as a result of a routine, internal company test, said Grimmway Farms President and CEO Jeff Huckaby. “The health of our customers and the integrity of our products are our highest priorities, and we will continue to monitor and communicate as additional information is available.”
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Tellez homers twice to help Brewers beat White Sox 6-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Rowdy Tellez said he’d never received a curtain call before his two-homer performance Saturday night had a sellout crowd chanting his first name. Then the Milwaukee Brewers slugger quickly corrected himself. “I had one in the minor leagues, I think Double-A I had one,” Tellez said after...
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Vaccinated UW students could win $7K scholarships at some campuses

University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson today announced a new incentive program that provides an opportunity for UW students vaccinated against COVID-19 to win a $7,000 scholarship. Under the “70 for 70” campaign, vaccinated students who attend universities that achieve at least 70 percent vaccination rates will be eligible...
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Friends of library to host public book sale

WAUSAU – If you’re in need of some new materials to read, listen to or watch, the Friends of the Marathon County Public Library will host a four-day sale you might want to attend. The sale will be held from Aug. 4 through Aug. 7 at the library’s Wausau headquarters,...
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Landwehr gets first State Park feature win; Seliger, Harwig continue feature streaks

WAUSAU, Wis. (July 23) – Getting better almost every single week in his rookie season, Stratford’s Hunter Landwehr made a breakthrough at State Park Speedway Friday night. Landwehr edged ahead of Gleason’s Ashley Schoone in the final laps and won the 25-lap Rockstar Energy Drink Mini Stocks feature Friday. Landwehr earned his first-ever feature win at State Park on the first of two nights of the 41st annual Larry Detjens Memorial.
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Reynolds reigns again in Big 8 on Detjens Memorial opening night

WAUSAU, Wis. (July 23) – Jon Reynolds Jr. continued to enjoy his visits from just south of the Wisconsin state border up north to State Park Speedway. Reynolds nabbed the headline event on the opening night of the 41st annual Larry Detjens Memorial, winning the caution-free 58-lap Big 8 Series late model feature event. The Loves Park, Ill., driver became the first three-time winner in the 10-year history of the Big 8 Series’ race at State Park.
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Recalling ‘analog summer’ memories from years gone by

I recently heard a term used to describe our ability to rediscover family and friends, and resume activities we couldn’t do a year ago. Analog summer is used to describe our new normal as we move out of the pandemic and back to enjoying life. After more than a year where the digital world of computer meetings and video streaming dominated our lives, we’re back to good old-fashioned analog.
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Wausau woman gets probation in fatal OWI crash

A Wausau woman who had a blood alcohol concentration nearly three times the legal limit when she crashed her UTV into a tree, killing a passenger, will spend three years on probation after reaching a plea deal this week in Oneida County Circuit Court. The sentence for 50-year-old Brenda Reiche...
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Woodchucks out-slugged by Chinooks

On a Friday night with postgame fireworks at Athletic Park, fans were treated to plenty of offensive fireworks between the Wisconsin Woodchucks and Lakeshore Chinooks. Unfortunately for the Chucks, they found themselves on the short end of the high-scoring bout, being unable to dig out of an early hole and falling 15-7.
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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:. ___. Video misrepresents voluntary vaccine clinic outside Idaho school.
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Brewers beat White Sox 7-1; La Russa, Anderson ejected

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa got ejected for the first time in a decade. Milwaukee’s Tyrone Taylor gave him even more reason to feel frustrated shortly afterward. Taylor hit a grand slam to cap the Brewers’ six-run outburst in the seventh inning of a 7-1...
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Wausau area obituaries July 23, 2021

Entering her heavenly home, A. Marian Boller, age 94, of Wausau, passed away peacefully on July 13th, 2021, at Colonial Manor Health. and Rehabilitation Center, Wausau, with her family by her side. She was born on September 4, 1926, in Neillsville, WI, daughter of. the late Henry and Martha (Dux)...