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Multi-vehicle crash involving semi snarls traffic on Hwy. 51

MARATHON COUNTY — There’s no word yet on injuries in a crash Monday on Hwy. 51 after a multi-vehicle crash involving a semi tractor trailer, a pickup, and one additional vehicle. Witnesses tell Wausau Pilot and Review multiple emergency vehicles responded after the driver of one vehicle crashed into a pickup, then crashed into a… Keep Reading

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Mosinee Brewing Co. edges closer to gorgeous completion

By Shereen Siewert MOSINEE — After years of painstaking planning and hard work, the Mosinee Brewing Company is edging closer to completion and is well on its way to becoming a major attraction for central Wisconsin visitors. Situated on the corner of Fourth and Main Streets, the intersection sees more than 18,000 vehicles pass by… Keep Reading


Marathon County Med Takeback Day coming up

The Marathon County Medication Drop Box Program will again join forces with the Wisconsin Department of Justice for their eighth Statewide Medication Takeback Day on Oct. 27. The goal is to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposal, while also educating the general public about the potential for medication abuse. Additionally, utilizing the… Keep Reading


UWSP offers new aquatic class for adults

STEVENS POINT — Adults looking to improve their balance can participate in a new aquatic exercise class this fall through the Special Needs Aquatic Program, or SNAP, at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, in addition to the Basic Aquatic Exercise and Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program. The new Balance Plus Aquatic Exercise course offers adults activities… Keep Reading


This week’s Wow at the Woodson

Oct. 24 Wed. OR  Oct. 25 Thurs. 9:30-10:30 a.m. OR 11 a.m.-Noon Art Time for Tots Duck, Duck, Goose Little ones, 18 months-4 years, and accompanying adults wiggle and waddle their way through “Birds in Art” galleries, sharing movement, stories and music, followed by hands-on art projects. Call 715-845-7010 to register. Oct. 25 Thursday 1 – 2 p.m. Art 4 You Duck, Duck,… Keep Reading


Wausau area obituaries, Oct. 22

Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home, with locations in Wausau and Weston. Bernard Crisman It is with great sadness that we have to say good-bye to Bernard Mark Crisman. He passed away peacefully on Oct. 21, 2018. We were fortunate enough to lean many values and lifelong skills from him during his 77… Keep Reading

Biz Briefs/News

Abbotsford Story, Inc. donates $2,300 to Opportunity and Lutheran school

The Abbotsford Story, Inc. has donated $2,300 to two local organizations. In September 2018, donations were presented to Opportunity of North Central Wisconsin for storage space needs and Our Savior’s Lutheran School for its reading program. Every March and September, AbbyBank’s charitable foundation, The Abbotsford Story, Inc. receives requests from many area schools, nonprofits and… Keep Reading


Indian Society gears up for Diwali Celebration

ROTHSCHILD — The Indian Society of Central Wisconsin will hold its annual Diwali Celebration in November. The event, which features Bollywood dancing, authentic Indian cuisine and festival of lights, will begin at 3 p.m. at the Rothschild Pavilion, 1104 Park St., Rothschild. An elaborate dinner and refreshments will be provided along with a night of dancing. Tickets… Keep Reading


UWSP to host Sustainability Fair this week

STEVENS POINT — Learn more about social, economic and environmental aspects of a sustainable lifestyle during the annual National Campus Sustainability Fair Oct. 24 at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The information fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Laird Room of the Dreyfus University Center. The event is free… Keep Reading

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