On Air Now

Current Show

The Rush Limbaugh Show   11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Call The Rush Limbaugh Show at 1-800-282-2882.

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »


Listen Live Now » 550 AM Wausau, WI 99.9 FM Stevens Point, WI


Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
63° Feels Like: 63°
Wind: S 8 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0.17”
Current Radar for Zip


Scattered Thunderstorms 82°


Thunderstorms 64°


Rain 72°


CDC attempting to speak with passengers about bat aboard plane

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - Officials at the Centers for Disease Control are trying to speak with passengers on a commercial airliner who flew from Madison to Atlanta a week ago yesterday.

Health officials want to know if those people had contact with a bat. It escaped, so it isn't known if the bat had rabies.

There were 50 passengers on Delta flight 5121, which left Madison at 6:45 a.m. August 5.

The jet had taken off when the bat emerged and flew back and forth the length of the cabin.

The pilot returned to Madison. At one point passengers managed to trap the bat in the plane's bathroom. It later managed to escape.