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Health officials urge people to resume wearing masks as COVID-19 cases spike in central Wisconsin

Central Wisconsin health departments want people to start wearing masks again as COVID-19 cases surge throughout the region. Marathon, Wood and Lincoln counties all on Friday urged residents to take steps to reduce the spread of COVID-19 as they all report high levels of community spread. Portage County's current level of community spread is categorized as medium and has not issued an advisory like other central Wisconsin counties.
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The $14.2 million question: How will Wood County spend its allocation of federal pandemic aid?

WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Wood County officials found out they would receive a historic $14.2 million as part of federal relief last year. The county received half of its allocation last year through the American Rescue Plan Act and expects to receive the other half later this summer. But, for the most part, it's held off on spending, said Lance Pliml, Wood County Board chair.
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2 injured, 1 critically, in Wood Co. crash

Two people were injured, one critically, following a Monday night crash in Wood County, officials said. The crash was reported at about 6 p.m. on County Hwy. N near Bethel Road in the town of Richfield. Wood County Sheriff’s officials say the crash involved a passenger vehicle and a dump truck that collided head on.
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Wood County residents asked to take internet speed test

WOOD COUNTY – Wood County residents are asked to take an internet speed test to help identify areas of broadband need in their community. “Access to broadband is vital for the economic health and growth of our area. Yet many homes and businesses have no broadband access or internet service speeds that fall far below federal standards,” stated a Wood County release.
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Two injured in Wood County crash

WOOD COUNTY – Two people were injured in a township of Richfield crash in Wood County. On May 16, shortly before 6 p.m. the Wood County Sheriff’s Department responded to a car versus dump truck crash on County Highway N near Bethel Road. “A vehicle traveling westbound on...
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Car vs Dump Truck Accident in Wood County

On May 16th, at approximately 5:56 p.m., the Wood County Sheriff's Department responded to a car vs. dump truck crash on County Highway N near Bethel Road in the Township of Richfield. A vehicle, driven by 32-year-old Phillip Prust of Marshfield, was traveling westbound on County Highway N and collided...
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2 injured in Wood County crash involving dump truck

ARPIN, Wis. (WSAW) - Two people are recovering following a crash that involved a car and a dump truck. The crash was reported before 6 p.m. on County Highway N near Bethel Road, in the town of Richfield. Deputies said the car, driven by Phillip Prust, 32, was heading west...
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Two injured in head-on crash

TOWN OF RICHFIELD, WI (WSAU-WAOW) – Two people are hospitalized after a head-on collision between a car and a dump truck in Richfield. The Wood County Sheriff’s Office reported the crash around 6 PM Monday on County Highway N near Bethel Road. A vehicle going westbound on CTH...
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Head-on Collision with Dump Truck Closes County Hwy N in Wood County

Car vs Dump Truck Accident in the Township of Richfield. Township of Richfield (OnFocus) On Monday, May 16th shortly before 6 PM the Wood County Sheriff’s Department responded to a car vs dump truck crash on County Highway N near Bethel Road in the Township of Richfield. At the time of the incident, the weather was partially cloud and sunny.
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Wood County Authorities Believe Lightning May Have Caused Barn Fire

Wood County authorities believe that lightning may have caused a barn fire in Wood County on Monday. According to the Richfield Fire Department, they received a call of a barn fire around 11:30pm Monday night in the 11600 block of State Highway 10 in the Town of Lincoln, southwest of Marshfield.
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Motorcycle Accident in Wood County

On Monday, May 9th, the Wood County Dispatch Center received a call of a motorcycle crash on Hwy X, South of Hwy 54 in the Township of Dexter. In later on scene accounts it was confirmed a single motorcycle crashed. The motorcycle did have a male operator and female passenger. The initial investigation indicates the motorcycle was traveling southbound on Hwy X and lost control when entering a curve.
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Crew investigating lightning as possible cause of Wood County barn fire

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (WSAW) - The cause of a barn fire in Wood County is still undetermined, but authorities are investigating if lightning may be the cause. Around 11:30 p.m. Monday night, several departments were paged to the scene of a barn fire on 11600 block of State Highway 10 in the town of Lincoln. That location is southwest of Marshfield.
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