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North central region road construction update

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation provides weekly road construction updates for counties in north central Wisconsin: Adams, Green Lake, Florence, Forest, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Marquette, Menominee, Oneida, Portage, Price, Shawano, Vilas, Waupaca, Waushara, and Wood. Construction schedules are dependent on favorable weather conditions and construction progress. Iron County Highway: US 2 Location: Between WIS 122 and… Keep Reading


Wausau area obituaries, May 18

Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center, with locations in Wausau and Weston. Harold Norton Harold R. Norton, 87, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at Aspirus Hospice House, Wausau. He was born September 9, 1930, in Rib Mountain, son of the late Leonard and Mary (Goebel) Norton. On March 29, 1952,… Keep Reading


Wausau East celebrates 26 years of CAFE

WAUSAU — Wausau East High School recently celebrated 26 years of its annual CAFE (Cultural Arts Festival at East). Visitors enjoyed viewing the many artworks of students, including paintings, ceramics, sculptures and drawings. Students also performed with the band, orchestra and choir, served ethnic foods, and put on a car show exhibit. Visitors were able to… Keep Reading


CVA to hold art camps for kids

WAUSAU — The Center for the Visual Arts in downtown Wausau will offer summer art classes for kids. Tween Camp — For kids from 12 to 15 June 18-28: Large mask and headdress. 9 a.m. to noon. $230. July 10, 17, 24 and 31: Clay workshop. 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. $120 July 16-20: Poetry, journaling… Keep Reading

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Wisconsin replacement license plate stickers available online

WAUSAU — Wisconsin residents can now request a free replacement vehicle-registration sticker online. “Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles is continuing to enhance its online services to give customers greater convenience, control and access to their DMV account,” said Rhonda Alley, WisDOT Division of Motor Vehicles manager, in a news release. “Enabling customers to easily fulfill routine… Keep Reading


Wausau West teacher receives two Resolutions of Commendation

WAUSAU — A social studies ​teacher at ​Wausau West High School recently received two Resolutions of Commendation from the Board of Education. Christine Kadonsky earned the first commendation for receiving a 2018 Teacher Fellowship from the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation, Inc., according to a Wausau School District news release. Kadonsky earned the second for being… Keep Reading


Woodchucks add trio to roster

WAUSAU – The Wisconsin Woodchucks have signed Peter Ahn from Michigan State University, as well as Derek Schwimer and Mason Doolittle from Palm Beach State College. Ahn, a 6’2” infielder from Delafield, Wisconsin, will add to the Chucks batting lineup, according to a Woodchucks news release. Ahn finished his high school baseball career at Marquette… Keep Reading


Click It or Ticket seat belt mobilization begins Monday

WAUSAU — Beginning Monday, May 21, Wisconsin law enforcement agencies will patrol in greater numbers for longer hours looking for unbuckled motorists as part of the Click It or Ticket mobilization. During the annual initiative to help prevent traffic-related injuries and deaths, from May 21 through June 3, WisDOT will use federal funds to enhance law enforcement… Keep Reading

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