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Bicyclist struck on Grand Avenue in Wausau

WAUSAU — A man riding a bicycle was struck by a car Friday afternoon on Grand Avenue in Wausau, police said. The crash happened at about 12:45 p.m. when a vehicle was preparing to pull out of the parking lot at Kwik Trip, 310 Grand Ave., to head south, according to witnesses. It is not… Keep Reading


Future Pointer takes pride in UW-Marathon County roots

WAUSAU — When he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Marathon County for the fall 2016 semester, Jon Decker dreamt of becoming a physician. “I planned to earn a degree in biology, go on to med school and pursue a career in medicine,” said the 2016 Wausau East High School graduate. “I have always had a knack for… Keep Reading


Wausau area obituaries, Aug. 17

Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center, with locations in Wausau and Weston. Janice “Jan” Peterson Janice “Jan” Peterson, 85, New Port Richey, Florida, formerly of Wausau, died Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Gulfside Hospice, New Port Richey. She was born Jan. 6, 1933, in Wausau, Wisconsin, daughter of the late… Keep Reading

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The Branch Academy ‘graduates’ six more students

WAUSAU — Six students from four area high schools recently completed their work at The Branch Academy. Students Gaby Bleese and Bendik Mann of Wausau East High School, Derek Martin and Julia Schneider of Stratford High School, Tyler Tinkey of Mosinee High School and Kylie Viegut of Abbotsford High School wrapped their participation with The… Keep Reading

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Gain insight on millennials at ‘Point in Common’ event

STEVENS POINT — Millennials are the largest generation and soon-to-be the most influential in global leadership. Learn more about the millennial mindset and how to effectively collaborate across generations, harness millennial strengths and help them overcome weaknesses during a program featuring a former guitarist for the band Hanson. Motivational speaker Ravi Hutheesing will discuss “Millennial… Keep Reading


Play cornhole for a cause

WAUSAU — The Wausau Fire Department will host a cornhole tourney Saturday, Aug. 18, to raise money for members of the community who are in need. Throw 4 Community Assistance will be held at 11 a.m. at the Wausau Elks Lodge, 414 Scott St., Wausau. Registration runs from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. All proceeds benefit… Keep Reading

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Marshfield Clinic to offer free wellness ed session

MARSHFIELD – Marshfield Clinic Health System will hold a free community wellness event in Marshfield that focuses on finding balance and maintaining a healthy lifestyle while functioning in a caregiver role. Everyday Wellness: Empowering You will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Marshfield Clinic’s Laird Center for Medical Research, 1000… Keep Reading

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