May 2019 Jefferson Award: Theresa Haase

WAUSAU (WAOW)– Theresa Haase is the organizer of  the first-ever Wausau Area Silver Pageant. For her volunteer efforts she is recognized with a Jefferson Award. Haase is the Community Relations

April 2017 Jefferson Award Winner: David Woods

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Wausau man has turned his love of dogs into a way to volunteer and help hundreds of people across central Wisconsin find missing pets. For those efforts working with Lost Dogs of Wisconsin, David Woods is recognized with a Jefferson Award.

Jefferson Awards

Each month, Newsline 9 features a local Jefferson award winner. This person's self-less acts have made a huge impact in our community.


Sunshine and rain on the way the rest of the holiday weekend

Sunshine and rain on the way the rest of the holiday weekend

Sunday: Sunny to partly cloudy, pleasant. High: 73 Wind: light and variable becoming SW Sunday night: Partly cloudy early, then

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