On Air Now


Listen Live Now » 94.7 FM Central Wisconsin 102.9 FM Wausau, WI


Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
66° Feels Like: 66°
Wind: W 14 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip


Scattered Thunderstorms 61°


Isolated Thunderstorms 71°

Sun Night

Scattered Thunderstorms 51°


Town of Rome board considers naming temporary clerk

ROME, WI (WTAQ) - A town board in central Wisconsin is scheduled Monday night to consider naming a temporary town clerk. 

That's after the elected clerk was arrested last week for alleged embezzlement. 

The Adams County sheriff said it might be awhile before Rome Town Clerk Deena Griffin can face charges his department is seeking -- theft, forgery, and misconduct in public office. 

The Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune dug up court records showing that Griffin had altered a $610 personal utility bill, marked it to make look like the town police force approved the payment, and then issued a town check that she reportedly cashed. 

Records showed that the town board found the discrepancy and sought an investigation. Monday evening, the board says it will consider candidates for what it calls a, "temporary town clerk, based on the temporary unavailability of the elected clerk." 

Griffin, the elected clerk, cannot legally be removed from office except by a judge or by the voters in a recall election.