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30 Oct News

North Central Boy Scouts Council Receives Substantial Donation

Some time spent as a member of the Boy Scouts in Northern Wisconsin in his younger days inspired a Chicago man to make a huge donation to the local Boy Scout organization. Real estate executive Albert Hanna will donate $3 million dollars to the Samoset Council, which comprises 6 sections across 10 counties of Northern ...

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30 Oct News

Update: Rambo Sentenced to Life in Prison

A Price County man convicted of killing his wife has been sentenced to life in prison. William Rambo was convicted in August of first degree intentional homicide following an Alford plea meaning he maintained his innocence but admitted the evidence was likely to convict him. In August of 2013, Rambo’s wife died from multiple stab ...

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30 Oct News

Suspect Takes ‘Selfie’ with Stolen Phone

A man suspected of stealing a cell phone in Portage County may have helped police solve the case by providing his own mug shot. Portage County Crime Stoppers is seeking the man, who took a ‘selfie’ with the phone before tossing it. The ‘selfie’ along with security footage of the man is available on the ...

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30 Oct News

DNR reminds hunters to review county boundaries

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wildlife officials are reminding deer hunters to learn the boundaries of new management units by reviewing county lines. The Department of Natural Resources has reduced the number of traditional management units this year from 134 to 76 units based on county and tribal boundaries in an effort to simplify the ...

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29 Oct News

One Injured, Another Arrested in Wausau Stabbing

One man is recovering while another is in jail following a stabbing incident in Wausau yesterday. Police were called to a home on Townline Road at around 11pm for a fight. Family members were able to break up the fight after the stabbing occurred. A 39 year old man was transported to Aspirus Wausau hospital, ...

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29 Oct News

Gov. Walker Campaign Stops in Wausau

In a tightly contested governor’s race, Gov. Scott Walker and challenger Mary Burke have crisscrossed the state. Yesterday the governor made his first to two planned stops in Wausau this week. The incumbent toured skylight manufacturer Major Industries on Wausau’s westside yesterday. During the stop he criticized his opponent for using help from Washington DC. ...

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29 Oct News

Influenza Hospitalizations Begin, Flu Shots Recommended by Lincoln Co. Health Dept.

While Ebola is making headlines across the country, a much more common illness is making its way across the state. The Lincoln County Health Department says that 20 people in Wisconsin have already been hospitalized due to influenza this flu season. Mindy Schwarz, the Lincoln County Public Health Nurse says, “Normally at this time in ...

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29 Oct News

7th District House Candidates to Debate Tonight

As candidates make their final push before next weeks election, two opponents will take the stage in Wausau tonight for a debate. Republican Sean Duffy and Democrat Kelly Westlund will talk issues in their bids for the US House of Representatives in the seventh district. Each candidate emerged out of Ashland, Duffy a district attorney, ...

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29 Oct News

One Injured, Another Arrested in Wausau Stabbing

One man is recovering while another is in jail following a stabbing incident in Wausau yesterday. Police were called to a home on Townline Road at around 11pm for a fight. Family members were able to break up the fight after the stabbing occurred. A 39 year old man was transported to Aspirus Wausau hospital, ...

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29 Oct News

With Just Two Zones Open, Wolf Harvest Slows

After a fast start to the wolf hunting and trapping season, harvest numbers continue to climb, but at a much slower rate. Just two zones remain open at this time. Zone 6 which encompasses nearly the southern 2/3 of the state, from Highway 64 south to the Illinois border. Zone 3 covers portions of 9 ...

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