Snowmobile Patrol in Wood County

Message from Wood County Sheriff's Department: With the opening of the snowmobile trails, the Wood County Sheriff’s Department Snowmobile Patrol has started enforcing the safe...
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An Inside Look at the New Aspirus Riverview Family Birthplace

Aspirus Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids celebrated the grand opening of its new Family Birthplace on January 31. The new birthplace features 425-square-foot hotel-style suites...

Train Derailment Stops Traffic in Wisconsin Rapids

A train derailment has stopped traffic at 17th Ave. N and Bonow Ave. The Wisconsin Rapids Police Department has advised avoiding this area as...

Freezing Drizzle, Frozen Roadways

Special Weather Statement Hazardous travel conditions expected early this morning. Freezing drizzle and fog continued to create hazardous travel conditions across much of the area....

Matalco Inc and the City of Wisconsin Rapids Announce New Aluminum Facility

Wisconsin Rapids - Today Matalco, Inc announced plans to construct a new aluminum facility in Wisconsin Rapids’ Rapids East Commerce Center. The site was...

The Latest: Extreme cold stops mail delivery in some states

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on a major snowstorm and frigid weather in the Midwest (all times local): 6 p.m. You may have heard that "neither...

Governor Declares State of Emergency for Winter Storm

MADISON -- Governor Tony Evers has declared a State of Emergency for the entire state of Wisconsin in response to the ongoing winter storm...

Wisconsin Rapids Schedules Major Economic Development Announcement

Wisconsin Rapids, WI – Wisconsin Rapids Mayor Zachary Vruwink and other officials set a special event that involves economic growth and job development in...

Women in Auto Industry Defy Stereotypes at Wheelers

In what’s often thought of as a male-dominated industry, some women are defying the stereotypes. Learn about two women of Wheelers that joined the...

Big solar project splits farmers and clean energy proponents

By SARAH WHITES-KODITSCHEK of Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, Wisconsin Public Radio. MONTFORT, Wis. (AP) — Bob Bishop is a 61-year-old farmer living in dairy...

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