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Mosinee Brewing Co. edges closer to gorgeous completion

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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…

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Video Food Review: The original bourbon chicken at Chop Stix is better than ever

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By Dan Newman Chop Stix, Wausau’s original bourbon chicken. Why’s it called that? Because the former owners of Zhou’s Mongolian BBQ sold that business and moved to their current spot on Stewart Ave location under the new name. But rest assured folks, this is the same meal you ate with your friends in high school,…

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Rothschild eatery closes after 8 years in business

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By Shereen Siewert ROTHSCHILD — A locally-owned Rothschild restaurant closed its doors this week after eight years in business. Lammar’s Smokehouse BBQ, which relocated in May 2017 to 1027 E. Grand Ave., announced the closure Wednesday on the restaurant’s Facebook page and a sign reading “closed permanently” is on the door of the restaurant. “It…

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Seventh Circuit takes up fight over butter grading

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CHICAGO (CN) – The Seventh Circuit heard oral arguments Thursday in an artisanal butter maker’s challenge to a Wisconsin law that requires all butter sold in the state to be graded on taste. Ohio-based Minerva Dairy makes artisanal, small-batch Amish butter and cheeses, but its butter does not qualify for Wisconsin’s highest butter grade –…

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