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Program on region’s changing demographics rescheduled due to weather

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WAUSAU — The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce partnered with the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (NCWWDB) to offer a program, originally scheduled for Tuesday, February 20, on the region’s changing demographics and how this shift will impact the workforce. Due to the weather, this event has been rescheduled. The Changing Demographics of Central…

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New local program aims to close “talk gap,” improve school readiness

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The LENA Research Foundation and LENA Start Marathon County are launching an initiative to improve kindergarten readiness by encouraging parents to talk more with their children. LENA Start™ features parent classes that employ LENA “talk pedometer” technology to measure how much parents are talking with their children, and how much children are responding. The program…

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Wausau West students participate in Science Olympiad

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The Wausau West High School Warrior Science Olympiad teams participated in the regional Science Olympiad competition at the UW-Marathon County campus. 3rd place in Food Science: Hannah Senanayake and Sanjana Arji 3rd place in Microbe Mission: Grace Schuler and Anjali Dvorak 3rd place in Electric Wright Stuff: Abe Niznik and Connor Knezic 3rd place in…

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Nominations underway for the Stanley F. Staples Jr. Person of the Year Award

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Marathon County, WI – Nominations for the Stanley F. Staples Jr. Person of the Year Award are currently being accepted. This award is given to a person or organization that has made a positive impact on the Hmong community of Marathon County, especially in education. Nominations can be made by sending the person or organization’s…

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Wausau area obituaries, Feb. 12

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Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center, with locations in Wausau and Weston. Mary “Virginia” Davis Mary Virginia (Danner) Davis, 103, Wausau, died February 10, 2018 at home under the care of Interim Hospice Care. Virginia was born January 23, 1915 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Charles William and Bessie…

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NTC announces December 2017 graduates

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(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is pleased to announce individuals who were awarded diplomas at commencement exercises in December 2017. Algoma: Kirsten Talmadge, Ricky Felts Aniwa: Jessica Perry Antigo: Sarah Bohringer, Henry Dowling, Jermey Grassman, Elizabeth Hatton, Meagan Horst, Dawn Justman, Trent Karl, Peter Pauer, Cassidy Royce, James Sailer Jr, Shannon Stanton, Kseniya…

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Everest officials outline $59.8M school improvement referendum

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By Raymond Neupert/South Metro Observer WESTON, Wis. – D.C. Everest officials are making their case for a yes vote on a proposed multi-million dollar school improvement referendum. The district released a booklet to parents and the community outlining how the proposed $59.8 million dollar program would benefit schools, students and the community. Superintendent Kristine Gilmore…

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