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UW Stevens Dance Team Future Still Up in the Air

Posted: 08/09/2006 - UW Stevens Point's vice chancellor of student affairs says a hearing panel will decide this fall what punishment, if any, will be given to the dance team. Racy pictures of the team, some possibly showing underage drinking, appeared on the Internet earlier this year.

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City Council Won't Renew Wausau Bar's Liquor License

Posted: 08/09/2006 - The Wausau City Council voted 11 to 1 Tuesday (8/8/06) not to renew the liquor license of The Pine Bar on 6th Street. Police say they've been called to the bar countless times for problems with patrons. The bar's owner says she's being targeted because of serving minority customers.

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Trash Tactics Topic of Billboard

Updated: 08/09/2006 - There's no shortage of billboards along Grand Avenue in Wausau. But one in particular is attracting attention. It targets a legal but controversial tactic used by police and it's got some people scratching their heads.

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A Proposed Bar Site in Weston is Stirring Up Controversy with the Neighbors

Updated: 08/09/2006 - Some residents in Weston are trying to keep a bar from moving into their neighborhood... But the Village of Weston says the business is close to getting its full approval. The owners liquor license has been approved as long as the prospective owners Mike and Jenifer Ritzel agree to sound proof the building.

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Cyclists Always Aware of Dangers on Road

Updated: 08/09/2006 - After numerous days of traveling by bike, a Washington man has been killed along Highway 10 East near Milladore. The news came as a shock to other travelers taking the same route Wednesday.

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Electric Rates Could Go Up Four Percent

Updated: 08/09/2006 - Xcel Energy has asked state regulators for permission to increase electric rates next year because of increased costs of renewable energy sources and fuel for coal-generated power.

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Schools Rev Up for Rising Fuel Prices

Updated: 08/08/2006 - With school right around the corner, bus companies are gearing up for another year. And with gas prices higher than ever, the ride to school is leaving a big dent in some school budgets.

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Wausau Man Charged With Sexual Assault

Posted: 08/08/2006 - A 24-year-old Wausau man is charged with sexually assaulting a child. Police say he forced sex on a 12-year-old girl he met volunteering at a church festival.

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300 Employees Return to Work After Park Falls Paper Mill Reopens

Updated: 08/07/2006 - Smart Papers went bankrupt in April, but is now preparing to reopen its doors Wednesday under a new name: Flambeau River Papers. A live marching band played music as guest speakers like Governor Jim Doyle and Butch Johnson, Flambeau River Papers President spoke at the reopening ceremony.

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Wausau Plans Survey to Help Deal with Fiscal Crisis

Updated: 08/07/2006 - Rising fuel and personnel costs have leaders in Wausau worrying about how to keep many of its services available. Now the city plans to send out surveys to 2,000 households in Wausau, asking them to rate the importance of each.

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Manager Glad for Employee's Safety After Hold-up

Updated: 08/07/2006 - An armed robbery at a Wisconsin Rapids business in broad daylight has many people rethinking the safety of their jobs. Patrick Dailey talked with the regional manager of a loan store targeted by a robber.

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Family First: Starting High School

Updated: 11/14/2006 - Kids just get used to being the head honchos of middle school then, they have to start all over on the bottom wrung. In this week's Family First: making the transition to high school.

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