Marathon County Supervisors Pass COVID-19 Resolution
WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) — The Marathon County Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution against further COVID-19-related mandates or lockdowns from the state. District 29 Supervisor Chris Dickenson said he’s supporting the measure because he doesn’t want to see someone be forced to get tested or be sent home from work just for coming into the office while they are somewhat ill. “There should be no requirement for them to have forced testing, [forced to] mask, or forced isolation in their home.”
Wisconsin woman sentenced to life without parole for murder, dismemberment of man
A Wisconsin judge on Tuesday sentenced convicted murderer Taylor Schabusiness to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
The 5 Most Snake-Infested Rivers in Wisconsin
Key Points Nicknamed “America’s Dairyland,” Wisconsin is home to a vibrant dairy production industry, the scenic Great Lakes, and Harley Davidson. With a vibrant aquatic ecosystem, Wisconsin is home to a plethora of snakes that thrive within its many rivers. There are 22 different native species of snakes in Wisconsin, but only 2 are venomous, […]
The day the small town of Mosinee was taken over by communists
They dragged Mayor Ralph E. Kronenwetter from his bed and put him in protective custody. They detained Police Chief Carl Gewiss too, and when he wouldn't cooperate, they executed him. Then they dismantled the American institutions in the paper mill town and systematically replaced them with those found in Soviet Russia.
Wisconsin City Named One of the Rudest in the Nation
Ah, Wisconsin - the state known for cheese, beer, and apparently, bad manners?. I just dropped my cheese curds in shock. Just kidding, I'm not surprised a Wisconsin city made the list of rudest cities in the nation. Despite a Milwaukee burglar being called "polite" because he was courteous enough...
This Is Considered One Of The Most Haunted Towns In Wisconsin
Wisconsin has a lot of history, with that history comes old tales and ghost stories. One of these stories has been talked about many times in Mineral Point Wisconsin. "Only In Your State" Goes on to say,. Mineral Point is a historic little town known for its historic buildings and...
Police: Man wearing face covering peered through home's windows
Local police stations are receiving multiple reports about an unusual incident in a usually peaceful neighborhood. An unidentified man displaying unusual behavior has alarmed the community. This incident, captured on home security cameras, has disrupted the peace. Residents are left questioning whether it's a Halloween prank or a potential threat. They are advised to stay alert. Was it a harmless prank or something more? Examine the available footage for answers.
Wisconsin School That Was Closed For Over 20 Years Reopens For Ghost Hunting Delight
As Halloween draws near, everyone wants to be a ghost hunter, so we dare you to take a tour of this old school that many people say is one of the most haunted places in Wisconsin. One of Wisconsin's Most Haunted Places. I am a complete wimp when it comes...
Snakes Found in Wisconsin Hotel|Country Inn & Suites Germantown
A mom traveling with her 4-year-old son had an encounter with some unwanted guests while staying at a Wisconsin hotel. Snakes in the pool and hot tub.
13 Children Have Recently Gone Missing From Wisconsin
Wisconsin officials are asking for your help finding these missing children. Please take a few minutes and see if you recognize anyone. So far in 2023, several children from around Wisconsin have gone missing. Your help is greatly needed. Maybe you'll recognize one of the children below. Please consider sharing these photos with your social media followers, that small gesture could help these families be reunited with a loved one.
Wisconsinites cross the state border for marijuana sales
With Minnesota’s August legalization of recreational marijuana, Wisconsin is almost fully surrounded by states that have loosened their cannabis regulations. Marijuana is now legal in Michigan, Illinois, and Minnesota. But, here in the Badger State, Republicans have repeatedly killed legislation attempts for both recreational and medical marijuana. That said,...
Another Postal Vehicle Is Stolen But This Time In Wisconsin
Thieves in Wisconsin keep getting braver with former porch pirates not carjacking actual postal vehicles full of mail. I would say that being a postal worker isn't a very easy job. First of all, you're outside every single day fighting the elements. They can probably count on one hand the number of days each year when the weather is perfect for their gig. Also, most of them are walking their entire routes. They have to make sure they deliver the right mail to the correct address. Then, think about working during the holidays like Christmas when the loads expand greatly.
Wisconsin Is # 1 In U.S. For This Type Of Accidental Death
The residents of Wisconsin need to be more careful with winter coming up because they lead the United States in this kind of accidental death. When it comes to jokes, Wisconsin is an easy target. You could simply make fun of them by saying the residents get too drunk and fall down, especially on ice during the winter. It actually isn't too funny because people are dying from those accidents. I totally understand because my mom is older and I always worry about her falling.
One of Wisconsin’s Weirdest Urban Legends Is About a Town Full of Murdering Little People?
Urban legends say there was once a town in Wisconsin called Haunchyville that was established by a group of rebelling circus performers that turned extremely violent. Is There a Little Truth Behind Every Urban Legend?. I think every town, city, and state is home to its own set of urban...
Wisconsin Community In Shock After 2 Kids Arrested For Xbox Heist
Many residents of Wisconsin love their video games and will do almost anything to get the latest and greatest system. It's funny how many people are into video games. It's not just a kid's thing anymore. Fans of all ages enjoy playing them. In fact, you can no longer stereotype gamers. Of course, all the players want the new gaming systems when they are released. They aren't cheap so it's all about saving money so you can afford one. Sometimes, diehard competitors will camp out for days to buy one or even throw out a bunch of cash on eBay to be the first on the block to own it.
Cause of fire at Stevens Point business under investigation
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) - The Stevens Point Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire at a downtown business Tuesday morning. Crews were called to the 900 block of Clark St. around 6:30 a.m. for a report of a fire in the building that houses Galaxy Comics and The Big Garlic Restaurant. When crews arrived, residents from the second-story apartments were evacuating the building. Fire crews searched the building and found a small fire near a dryer in The Big Garlic. Fire crews were able to put out the fire and wrap things up in less than an hour.
Californians Moving To Wisconsin Are In For A Rude Awakening
People are leaving California and it's not a secret. There is a website that helps you leave the Golden State called ExitCalifornia.org. There are numerous reasons people are leaving California (we'll get to some of those in a second) but folks are moving all over the U.S., including Wisconsin. In case you didn't know, California and Wisconsin differ in many ways. So much so it will be a rude awakening when the Californians move in next door.
Wisconsinites can now order up to four free COVID-19 tests
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced that people can order free COVID-19 for at-home rapid tests, which started Sept. 25.
6 Wisconsin Factoids That Prove if You Are Wisconsin Smart
Let's head north of the border to share some unusual news, Wisconsin news. Wisconsin facts. Wisconsin oddities. 6 Critical Wisconsin Things You Must Know! FactsCrush. There are your normal Wisconsin facts, "The Dairy Capital," the birth place of Harley Davidson, Monroe is the Swiss Cheese Capital...Those types of things, but you knew that because you are smart. But what about the stuff WORTH knowing, the fun stuff.