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Spring primaries underway for some in central Wisconsin

One in five voters will hit the polls today in Wisconsin for the Spring primary according to the Wisconsin Election Commission.

Justin’s homemade drums

Check out the morning crew trying out some homemade drums Justin made from a deer he bagged last season.

Make your own cold weather treat

Stuck home in the snow and cold weather? Use it to your advantage! All you need is maple syrup and cold weather. News 9’s Justin Loew and Neena Pacholke test out the age old classic. And for even better results, boil the maple syrup before putting it in the snow.


Get ready for the snow Wednesday, more on the weekend

Get ready for the snow Wednesday, more on the weekend

Winter Weather Advisory Wednesday for most of the News 9 area with a Winter Storm Warning in Ashland and Iron

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Schofield Mobile Home Park gets License to Operate

A controversy that's been going on for over a year involving a mobile home park in Schofield is now resolved.

Wausau PD using Backpacks to Connect with Kids

The Wausau Police Department is using backpacks to better connect with kids in the community they serve.

Veterans Celebrate Vet Girls Rock Day

Wausau (WAOW)– Women veterans are being celebrated across the country today. Today is national “Vet Girls Rock Day.” The day

Local law enforcement: criminal justice initiatives are a good place to start

The Marathon County Jail is currently overcrowded, but the Sheriff's Department thinks recently announced criminal justice initiatives will help.

Merrill homeless shelter set to open in March

Merrill (WAOW) — The Merrill Community Homeless Shelter, known as ‘The Mac Home’ is set to open Mar. 4. The