Marathon County

Police: 2 Detained After Homemade Explosive Found In Western Wis.Two people have been detained after a homemade explosive device was discovered behind a western Wisconsin business early Tuesday morning, according to police.
Wis. Man Charged With Sex Acts With HorseA Wausau man has been charged with a misdemeanor count of getting sexual gratification from an animal after authorities say he admitted to performing sex acts on a horse.
2 Accused Of Planning To Kill Officer, Harm JudgeA convicted felon and his wife are accused of conspiring to kill a River Falls police officer and threatening to harm a St. Croix County judge. Police and sheriff's deputies arrested Kelly Kloss earlier this month at his River Falls home. He had been a fugitive from Marathon County for 10 months where he was jailed on nine drunken driving violations.
Sheriff: Hatley Man Dies In Logging Accident Marathon County officials say a man has died in a logging accident in Hatley.
Wisconsin Man Pleads In Dismemberment Slaying A Wisconsin man has pleaded no contest to a homicide charge after being found competent to stand trial on charges of fatally shooting and dismembering a Minnesota man. Twenty-eight-year-old Kou Thao of Wausau pleaded no contest Wednesday to second-degree intentional homicide in the death of 58-year-old Tong Pao Hang, of St. Paul, Minnesota.
Unions Reverse Decision To Ban GOP From ParadeThe Marathon County Labor Council has reversed a decision that excluded Republican politicians from participating in the Labor Day parade in Wausau.